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.

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!

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.

Let’s Show Our Work with the #PowerOfPublicSchools

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

I share at least one thing every single day on Twitter, Instagram, and/or Facebook about the work that is going on in our public school library. So…I decided to occasionally share with her on social media some of the things happening in our public school library.

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.

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.

#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 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.

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

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.

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.

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!

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. __.

STEM 59

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.

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.

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.

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.

UDL 54

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."

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.

Education Technology and the Future of Academic Freedom

Hack Education

Protests when social pseudoscientist Charles Murray spoke at Middlebury College. A bill in Arizona proposed banning any classes or activities that addressed social justice or racial equality. – almost every media organization picked up the story.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Related, from the Social Media Collective : “Spike in Online Gig Work : Flash in the Pan or Future of Employment?” Via Inside Higher Ed : “The American Civil Liberties Union this week declared its opposition to a federal database of student-level outcomes in a letter signed by a handful of education advocacy groups.” Via the Brennan Center for Justice : “Map: Social Media Monitoring by Police Departments , Cities, and Counties.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via The Hechinger Report : “ Virtual charter schools need ‘bold action’ for change, says national charter school advocacy group.” Anil Dash and Gina Trapani announced they’re closing down their social media analytics product ThinkUp. That is, major social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter increasingly made it difficult for ThinkUp to work with their APIs. Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via Chalkbeat : “For Betsy DeVos and her former advocacy group, the future of education means ‘ personalization ,’ including virtual schools.” ” Her “former advocacy group” – although considering she spoke there last week, I’m not sure how “former” it really is – is the American Federation for Children. (National) Education Politics.

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.

'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

Hack Education

” Rather, McMillan Cottom argues these students are making rational decisions in a world of growing economic precarity and shrinking social programs. Don’t mess with her on Twitter. Arguably, there is no better example of this than the ongoing push that “everyone should learn to code,” led at the K–12 level by the industry-backed advocacy organization Code.org.

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].

The Politics of Education Technology

Hack Education

“ Facebook Is Not a Technology Company ,” media studies professor Ian Bogost also wrote in August. Facebook is, although Mark Zuckerberg denies it , a media company. And like democracy, technology changes the social and individual relationships between us. ” Eschewing “traditional” media advertising buys, the Trump campaign invested in Facebook ads and raised money through the site as well.

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our Twitter hashtag is #stemx13, and we have some resources for publicizing at [link]. Iris Lapinski - CEO, CDI Apps for Good - "Apps for Good - Growing a new generation of problem solvers and makers" Dale Dougherty - Founder, President, and CEO, Maker Media, Inc.;

STEM 53

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. -

UDL 39

The 2015 Global Education Conference Starts Today - All Online - Full Session Listing - Join Us!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our social media page is HERE with links to Facebook , Google+ , Twitter , and more. What's So Special: Learning the Basics and Creating Global Awareness in Special Education / Therese Casem / Kristine Mae Aguirre Where in the World is Media Literacy Education? Bienvenue!