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Learning from Verizon's Experience: 5 Lessons for School Leaders About Social Media

The 21st Century Principal

Verizon’s decision to not charge customers a $2 convenience fee is a lesson about power of social media, for all of us, including 21st century school leaders.(See When Verizon decided to announce a $2 fee, they ran right into thousands of consumers yelling loudly through the power of social media. That is probably a textbook answer and response to a crowd empowered by social media. The company did not continue to try to defend the fee.

Tips for Using Social Media with Educators

edWeb.net

Social media is an essential marketing tool for educational publishers. But the changing algorithms, rise and fall of new platforms, and overall nature of social media make some developers hesitant. In their presentation, “ Social Media Marketing 2.0:

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Four Reasons I Use Twitter in My Classroom – Guest Post from Christine Boyer

EdTechTeacher

We live in a very social world, so why not use social media in the classroom? Social media is a part of daily life for millions of people on our planet and it’s not going away any time soon. Only social media can deliver that.

Supercharge Student (and Teacher) Financial Literacy With #PowerofEcon Day on April 26

The CoolCatTeacher

He is responsible for leading economic analysis on global financial markets by identifying emerging trends, evaluating economic factors and forecasting their impact on CME Group and the company’s business strategy.

How to help students tackle technology overload (and other useful skills)

eSchool News

Her work on media literacy comes at a critical time for educators as we try to support students in their search for credible sources of information. This article points out some interesting tactics used by some companies.

3 Steps to Managing Your School or District's Online Reputation

The 21st Century Principal

In their book, Radically Transparent: Monitoring and Managing Reputations Online , authors Andy Beal and Judy Strauss entitle one chapter "You Don''t Own Your Company''s Reputation." But with the advent of social media and self-publishing ability of the web in general, protecting your school or district''s reputation becomes an exercise in futility.

These Education Books Sparked Conversation in 2018—And Give Us A Glimpse At What’s Ahead

Edsurge

This article is part of a collection of op-eds from thought leaders, educators and entrepreneurs who reflect on the state of education technology in 2018, and share where it’s headed next year. While many people look to news headlines about innovations and promising practices, we are also wise to note several new and substantive books that sparked important conversation over the last year. The book also provides a blueprint for how others might embrace a similar approach.

The Complexities of 'Belonging' in the Digital Age, Part 1

The Playground Advocate

I recently read an interesting article on Fast Company by Sebastian Buck titled "The Best Brands Are The Ones That Build 'Belonging'." There is much to recommend this article, but I want to focus on 2 things: First, I buy it.

How to Use Tech to Help Graduating Students Find Jobs

Ask a Tech Teacher

A Monster.com post roundup on job hunting tips provides this insight from HR News Daily on how to boost a resume through social media: “Perhaps the place where social media has had the biggest influence is talent management. The site is best known for its articles.

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Opportunity Knocking on Your Door

The Principal of Change

In an article I shared this morning , Penguin Random House says, “job applicants will no longer be required to have a university degree.” Penguin is the latest company to change its recruitment strategy so that there is less emphasis on academic qualifications.

Digital classrooms

Learning with 'e's

A few years ago Peter John and I wrote a book entitled 'The Digital Classroom'. The book was received well, and we received some positive comments and feedback. Schools working in partnership with commercial companies will ensure it happens.

I Named My Cat After a Vampire: a post about reading instruction

Kleinspiration

I couldn''t believe the amazing company I was with. The one topic that really stuck with me was when we began discussing books. As soon as I found out that these girls loved the Twilight Series, I shared my obsession with these books. Now, I can''t put books down.

End of Year Maintenance: Update Your Online Presence

Ask a Tech Teacher

This week, I’ll share three holiday activities that will get your computers, technology, and social media ready for the new year. A note: The links won’t work until the articles publish!

20 Ways to Have a Summer That Matters

The CoolCatTeacher

You can take courses on helpful topics like social-emotional learning, classroom management, teacher wellness, special education classes and more. It is ok to savor time, with a long sip of coffee or reading a book in the park.

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Cyberpatriot - national youth cyber education program

Educational Technology Guy

the position of newly hired IT professionals tasked with managing the network of a small company. CYBER EDUCATION LITERATURE SERIES The Cyber Education Literature series was launched in December 2017 with the publishing of its first book, Sarah the Cyber Hero.

How Teachers Learn About New Edtech Products (Round-up)

Ask a Tech Teacher

How do teachers filter out all the social media noise to find the tech products that will transform their classrooms? Here’s a taste of what SnapLearning shared, and then click the link and go read the entire article.

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Digital classrooms

Learning with 'e's

A few years ago Peter John and I wrote a book entitled 'The Digital Classroom'. The book was received well, and we received some positive comments and feedback. Schools working in partnership with commercial companies will ensure it happens.

5 Awesome Things for Teachers to Do This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

In a quote from Scientific American from their article, “ Can you catch up on lost sleep? ” “Go to bed when you are tired, and allow your body to wake you in the morning (no alarm clock allowed). Social media addiction can also be associated with anxiety, depression, loneliness, and ADHD.

#Supermuch teaching in the classroom and online

The CoolCatTeacher

I’ve been published in Leading and Learning with Technology , and I’m currently co-authoring a book on how teachers can develop a personal learning network using social media and other digital tools.

Does Child Privacy Even Matter?

EdNews Daily

Things like what your child has posted on social media were particularly important. Her company, PRIVO , works with companies like Disney, as well as school districts. All the big industrial companies from the 20th century have fallen in relative value.

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Friday 5 — 7.24.2015

Perry Hewitt

Social media success is about much more than mastering the platforms and tools. Quartz reports how NASA developed a smart social media strategy that fueled its global reach. It’s another sign that the social network is moving beyond its savvy, mobile-only origins.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 35 Edition)

Doug Levin

No need to dig far to discern what I think about it as I am quoted in the article. Heck, you should see what surprises my inbox holds some days: (I did not take the company up on its offer.).

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Get Social with Digital Reading

edWeb.net

While printed books aren’t going away, today’s kids are wired to think digital first. The first step to effectively using digital reading is for teachers to embrace social reading. Biblionasium : This is a social reading network for kids 6-13. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

5 Awesome Things for Teachers to Do This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

In a quote from Scientific American from their article, “ Can you catch up on lost sleep? ”. “Go Social media addiction can also be associated with anxiety, depression, loneliness, and ADHD. Enjoy your food in the company of the people there.

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Part 4: Facilitating Inquiry in the Classroom… Exploring Search Engines and Data Bases

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I hope you are enjoying this series of articles on student owned inquiry. Booking Info – Talking about inquiry… how about inquiring about some best of the best PD? The Social Media Search Engine. Check out my Booking Page.

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22 Top Tips for Better Classroom Management

The CoolCatTeacher

Classroom Management Tip #2: Harry and Rosemary Wong’s The First Days of School book helped me with workflow so very much! Fantastic, Fast Formative Assessment Tools is a helpful article that I wrote for Edutopia. Classroom management can be a challenge.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 35 Edition)

Doug Levin

No need to dig far to discern what I think about it as I am quoted in the article. Heck, you should see what surprises my inbox holds some days: (I did not take the company up on its offer.).

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How the ‘Contract Cheating’ Industry Has Gotten More Aggressive in Recruiting Students

Edsurge

While companies that offer to sell students “custom term papers” are nothing new, college leaders say that the shadowy industry has become more aggressive at recruiting students as customers, using a mix of social media, direct email and even parties.

Paying to Turn in Homework? ASU Prof's Viral Email Raises Questions About Online Textbook Model

Edsurge

That charge, by Brian Goegan, clearly struck a nerve with students around the country, leading to memes on social media portraying the professor as a hero fighting corrupt university officials, as well as t-shirts with the slogan: “ my homework was more expensive than this t-shirt.”

PR Campaign Tips: 10 Harmful Myths You Need to Avoid

CUE

For example, a PR agency can obtain media coverage that shines a positive light on your brand. While you may want to shave a few dollars off your bottom line, PR encompasses much more than media mentions. Myth #3: PR is not the same as media relations. Social media strategy.

Common Sense Media digital citizenship refresh

NeverEndingSearch

As educators, we’ve learned to count on the research-based wisdom and guidance of Common Sense Media. Its a destination, always fresh with reviews of apps, video, books and more as well as advice for teaching with technology and outstanding curriculum. News & Media Literacy).

Most Popular EdSurge Podcast Episodes of 2019

Edsurge

And some of the toughest issues educators face don’t fit neatly into a short article. The title of Anthony Johnson’s book explains why he’s an unlikely educator: it’s called “High School Dropout to Teacher of the Year.” New Book Takes a Fresh Look at ‘How Humans Learn.’.

What Problems Has Edtech Solved, and What New Ones Did It Create?

Edsurge

We’ve largely succeeded—according to a recent Common Sense Media survey , eight out of 10 K-12 teachers have computing devices in their classrooms. Technology can collect and harness more data than ever before. But with that comes greater risks to personal privacy and potential for misuse.

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The Dial-a-Drill: Automating the Teacher with Ed-Tech at Home

Hack Education

I realize that most everyone — particularly on social media — wants to talk about the now or the future. Moreover, we know that technology is often called upon to address social and economic and political and yes sure medical crises facing education.

17 Great Learning Podcasts for the Classroom

Graphite Blog

Teachers can get access to classroom activities and conversation starters with a membership to Tinkercast, the company that produces Wow in the World. Book Club for Kids. Related articles and videos are also available to supplement the audio. grammar unique to social media).