AASL Social Media Superstars

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Social media has connected me with so many amazing educators since I started using it many years ago. I had no idea when I started using Twitter at a conference that it would connect me with so many people who I consider to be great friends as well as colleagues.

If we don’t engage online, we cede mindshare to others who will

Dangerously Irrelevant

Please join Dr. Heather Johnson and me for one or both of our two Spring 2019 social media workshops for SEHD faculty and students! ]. As a faculty member who has an outsized social media presence ( 53,000+ Twitter followers ; video series with 100+ million views ; one of the top education blogs in the world , etc.), Tales of “Bad Twitter” are legion, for example. Image credit: Social media class , mhmarketing.

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How to Create a Twitter List of Reliable Media Sources

Reading By Example

Twitter has been the primary medium for sharing news regarding the presidential election and transition. This social media tool can be effective for gaining multiple perspectives on a topic or cause. My suggestion: Create a Twitter list. Start reading your Twitter list.

Shine a Light on Advocacy - NOW!

The Daring Librarian

On our end, we’re going to do all we can via our social media channels, our newsletters (LJ/SLJ and The Horn Book), our blogs. And to build on the momentum, and perhaps to help fashion a wider advocacy plan that we can all support.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses. Social studies teachers will adore these!

#withMalala campaign giving away 20k He Named Me Malala DVDs to classrooms

eSchool News

A social media campaign, Students Stand #withMalala, is making 20,000 DVDs of He Named Me Malala available for free to teachers across the U.S. Social Media global education malala social justice Twitter

A helpline for schools tackling cyberbullying

eSchool News

Pilot program lets schools tap into a helpline with close ties to Twitter and Facebook. Collier, who is co-creator of the recently-launched iCanHelpline.org , teamed up with #iCANHELP to develop a social media helpline for schools.

'I Learn Things on Twitter That I Don’t Learn at Harvard': Clint Smith on Inequality and Technology

Edsurge

Smith is not one for silence ( he delivered a TED talk about the “danger of silence” in 2014 , in fact) and has used digital venues including Twitter to encourage others to speak up and recognize how history shapes the present. And when it comes to Twitter, are users merely “preaching to the choir,” or is it truly an effective medium for changing minds? There are so many different teachers who have found good effective ways to use Twitter in their classroom.

How to be a Teacher Librarian Rock Star

The Daring Librarian

Consider, another word for branding is advocacy. Teaching Good - Branding Evil Creating the Daring Librarian Brand Rock Star Advocacy: Proving Your Worth In Tough Times By Jennifer La Garde Get Social. Our kiddos really are really not so much on Twitter (Shocking.

Join Us for the 5th Annual Picture Book Smackdown

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Share your favorite picture books on social media using the hashtags #pbsmkdwn and #picturebookmonth. Send students a shout out on Twitter using #pbsmkdwn. We are nearing the end of November, which means the close of Picture Book Month.

#getESEAright: Make some noise for school library funding on Thursday night

NeverEndingSearch

Using the hashtag #getESEAright, ALA joins forces with NEA’s planned Twitter storm on Thursday, April 9 th from 7:00 till 8:00 PM Eastern. activism advocacy twitter

Join Your Voices for Confidence Week Leading Up to #WRAD16

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

You might strike a confident pose with a book that gives you strength and post that picture to social media. Advocacy Connected Learning event books confidence connected learning flipgrid global collaboration read aloud reading reflection World Read Aloud Day wrad16

What Students Want Teachers—and Facebook—to Know About Digital Citizenship

Edsurge

In some hands, social media tools are blights on society, tools for bullies and misinformation campaigns. Jivani had jump started a career in self-care advocacy. Policing Policies in Headlines Most of the event focused on the positives of social media’s role in students’ lives.

I dare you NOT to share! (So many AASL School Library Month goodies!)

NeverEndingSearch

Plan your April advocacy with the official calendar of activities , filled with author/ambassador quotes, professional development links, an interactive calendar and suggested activities for each day and for various grades. for social media and websites and the graphic packs.

The danger of claiming that relationships can’t scale

The Christensen Institute

For months, my Twitter feed of educators and education reformers has been lighting up with praise for New York Times columnist David Brooks. He’s spotlighted programs like StriveTogether and Thread , and philosophies like social-emotional learning that are doubling down on relationships. Core to his axiom that relationships can’t scale is perhaps our most limited social resource: time. In a world awash with social media, certain types of relationships feel hyper-scalable.

Weekend Reading – Rediscovering Blogging Edition

ProfHacker

At least, they seem to be making a resurgence as we try to disentangle ourselves from the predatory social media platforms that took all the words many of us used to write on blogs. It’s persuasion, it’s argument, it’s advocacy. Blogs are back!

Not “Just” a Teacher: Finding Your Voice as a Teacher

The CoolCatTeacher

Brianna Hodges on episode 154 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Catch up with Brianna on social media [link] and online [link] to see how you can help #BEEtheChaNGe!

ExcelinEd Spends the Day with Our Future Workforce

ExcelinEd

In addition to a field trip to the Florida Capitol and taking over our twitter feed , each child interviewed a different Excel in Ed staff member to create this blog post. Raines Mosteller talks to Jessica Hammonds, National Director of Advocacy.

What Happens When Low-Income College Students Borrow Free Laptops?

Edsurge

When black students at the University of Michigan took to Twitter several years ago to critique campus policies and culture , one tweet in particular caught the attention of college administrators.

Build a Better World through STEM with Girls Leading the Way

Discovery Education

She serves as a national spokesperson on girls’ and women’s leadership development, parenting and family dynamics, cultural influences such as economics, social media and pop culture, gender issues, current events, and demographic shifts in the national girl population. __.

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The newly reimagined Empire State Information Fluency Continuum

NeverEndingSearch

The re-imagined ESIFC includes increased or new attention to pre-kindergarten, multiple literacies, digital citizenship and civic responsibility, multiple perspectives, personalization of learning, design thinking, student voice and agency, and social and emotional growth.

Four Steps to Help Students Develop a Healthy Media Diet

edWeb.net

With the proliferation of technology in school and at home, parents are looking for direction on how to keep their kids’ media habits in check. Librarians, who are often at the front lines of media and tech in schools, can provide that crucial guidance.

Digital Equity in Rural School Districts

edWeb.net

Outside of the classroom, she is the lead organizer for Edcamp Suwannee and also co-moderates #FLedChat and #RuralEdChat each week on Twitter. She is a Google Certified Trainer and has presented at several conferences on the power of connections through social media.

Helping Strangers May Help Teens’ Self-Esteem

MindShift

At the start of the new year, parents may encourage their teens to detox from social media, increase exercise, or begin a volunteer project. For many teens, the turbulent adolescent years bring social and emotional challenges like learning to resolve conflicts with friends, coping with peer pressure, and dealing with rejection. According to the American Psychological Association , young adults now face greater social and economic challenges than did previous generations.

Live Thursday, February 2nd - Panel on Personal Learning Profiles

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

She did it with My eCoach as early as 1999 — way before there were blogs, wikis, Twitter or Facebook. Now with multiple opportunities to network using social media and join various online communities, teachers and learners are confused.

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The Drug Enforcement Administration and Discovery Education name grand prize winner of Operation Prevention Video Challenge

techlearning

Winning public service announcements will be featured across DE and DEA digital and social media platforms. The foundation supports the DEA through advocacy, outreach, and educational programs. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc., Teenagers across the nation were invited to submit 30-60 second video public service announcements that capture their unique voice in order to communicate the opioid epidemic as a national crisis.

Global Leadership Week - Information and Schedule

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

There are four panel discussions this year: ​" The Role and Responsibility of Media in Global Education ," ​" Innovation in Global Education ," " The Value of Exchange Programs ," and " Understanding and Educating for Global Citizenship."

The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Dr. Faye Miller, University of Canberra/Human Constellation - Digital Research Consultancy How Online Tutoring Programs have Developed Global Citizens , Kasey Beck, President, Invictus Institute HOW TO COMBINE MEDIA ARTS AND EXCHANGES IN GLOBAL LEARNING.

Our fragile child care ‘system’ may be about to shatter

The Hechinger Report

As parents working from home with young children are saying loudly on Twitter, Facebook and every other social media channel: Raising a kid and working full time without child care is not sustainable. “It

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Events + News - The Emerging Future on Thursday - Educational Podcasting - Global Education Day - Less is More Lesson from Finland

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join live at https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/cqmq3c9utg219ik1epto9lchj2k and participate on Twitter using #wlmachat. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20. Second Monday of each month is the Teacher Librarian Twitter Chat.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

In 2017, just a week before Christmas, the New Media Consortium abruptly announced its immediate closure “because of apparent errors and omissions by its former Controller and Chief Financial Officer.” In 2011, Ning was acquired by “lifestyle” site Glam Media for around $150 million.

Learning Revolution Free Events - "Reinventing the Classroom" Online Conference This Week - GlobalEdCon Call for Proposals - RSMiniCon This Weekend

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

For over two decades, CoSN has provided leaders with the management, community building, and advocacy tools essential for success. Learn about addressing student privacy and up-to-date acceptable use policies that include social media. Follow #liveclass20 on Twitter and visit [link] for weekly details. The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 29th Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. -

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Education Technology and 'Fake News'

Hack Education

It’s taken on multiple meanings too: first used to identify the misinformation that had occurred online surrounding the 2016 election, it was later embraced by President Trump to denigrate and dismiss “the mainstream media.” They struggle with facts about social studies.

Worldwide, Online, and Free - The Library 2.013 Conference Starts Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Franks, PhD Library Re-Design with Student Power - Toni Olivieri-Barton, Teacher Librarian Prosperous City with Talents: Library Supporting Urban Transformation - Dr. Wu Jianzhong Successfully Promoting Your Print and eBook Collections Through Social Networking - Abbe Waldron, Library Media Specialist/Educational Technologist What about second year seminar? Please join us for the third annual global conversation about the future of libraries: October 18-19, 2013, [link].

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Election 2016: How Did Higher Ed Leaders Respond?

ProfHacker

But late in the day, a friend who works at Southern New Hampshire University sent me an extraordinary email that he had received from the president there, and that email prompted me to ask on Twitter whether any other university presidents had similarly made statements about the election results.