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Avoiding the Pitfalls of Social Media

edWeb.net

The drawbacks of social media are well-documented—like anonymous trolls posting negative comments just to spark controversy. In addition to negative commentary, Knowles acknowledged other challenges to adopting social media for education.

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:

22 Top Tips for Better Classroom Management

The CoolCatTeacher

Classroom management can be a challenge. In this post, I’ll share twenty-two of my top tips and ideas that have helped me have an awesome classroom. Classroom Management Tip #1: Build a Partnership With Your Students It’s true that you must relate before you can educate.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Get ready for an action-packed day of economic discussion with classrooms across the country on Twitter @ DiscoveryEd with the #PowerofEcon hashtag: 10AM: The Power of People examines the three-part mini-documentary series from Seeker Stories.

Ann Oro: Developing A Digital Citizenship Curriculum

The CoolCatTeacher

She was in the classroom for many, many years. They shared an article in The Washington Post , and the leader of the programs said that they have been truly just been overwhelmed with the requests for information about this pilot program.

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

EdTechTeacher

Using Twitter in my classroom has certainly elevated my tech savvy status with parents as well as my instagramming 5th graders who have never known a world without digital devices. We live in a very social world, so why not use social media in the classroom?

Building a Classroom Community by Having Parent Parties

The CoolCatTeacher

Building a Classroom Community by Having Parent Parties. So, Tisha, what is the secret for building effective family relationships within your classroom? We don’t really have an opportunity to kind of set the stage before they walk in the classroom.

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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'. Everyone in the world of education it seems, has an interest in how technology is going to influence what we do in the classroom. Much more learning will be done outside of the classroom.

Is All the Technology in Modern Classrooms a Good Thing?

EdNews Daily

Companies are creating technology-based products specifically for the classroom, and many schools and institutions are requiring students to use tablets or computers for their assignments. The inclusion of technology in classrooms is constantly increasing.

5 Ways to Teach Digital Citizenship (and the 9 Key P’s of Digital Citizenship)

The CoolCatTeacher

I wrote about these in Reinventing Writing and in other articles. Safely Involve Students in Social Media and More Student Voice Tips. Vicki Davis is the host of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and a full-time classroom teacher in Albany, Georgia. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

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

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this fourth post in a series that promotes student inquiry in the classroom. I hope you are enjoying this series of articles on student owned inquiry. Part 4: Facilitating Inquiry in the Classroom… Exploring Search Engines and Data Bases.

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16 Great Learning Podcasts for the Classroom

Graphite Blog

There are lots of benefits to using podcasts in the classroom. To help you get started, we've put together a list of our favorite podcasts for the classroom. Related articles and videos are also available to supplement the audio.

Digital classrooms

Learning with 'e's

A few years ago Peter John and I wrote a book entitled 'The Digital Classroom'. The idea of a 'classroom' (regardless of how anachronistic that may sound) is appealing when it is 'digitised'. Much more learning will be done outside of the classroom.

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom. ” The article goes on to point out some examples of this kind of dilemma, and how certain businesses responded. ” What are some examples of disruptions in the classroom, then? 30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom .

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.

ClassDojo - free classroom behavior system - announces iOS apps.

Educational Technology Guy

ClassDojo is a free online system that helps teachers promote positive behavior in their classroom by letting them track and share student progress and positive behaviors and areas of concern. Today, they have announced the launch of an iOS app to help teachers be able to use their tool while moving around the room, and even access it when not in the classroom. ClassDojo is free for teachers, and the company is dedicated to keeping it that way.

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Sit With Us App: How Kids are Fighting Bullying One Lunch Table at a Time

The CoolCatTeacher

Her “Sit with Us” apps and clubs are sweeping the US and other countries as kids use social media to find other kids and stand against bullying. So you sign up, like any social media site. Her mom saw an article for, “Sit With Us,” and printed it out and handed it to her.

Inequality, 'Brand Ambassadors,' and the Business of Selling (to) Classrooms

Hack Education

The Evergreen School District in Washington has told its teachers to stop using Donors Choose to raise money for classroom supplies and projects. ” Peter Greene argues that this new policy is about control – who gets to decide what is purchased for a classroom or school. Teachers spend a fair amount of money out their own pockets to this end as well – about $470 on average , often for basic office and classroom supplies.

Discovering the “Ultimate Classroom”: A Student Led Project Based Learning Inquiry

EdTechTeam

As a teacher, I knew all about project based learning and how rewarding it could be for students, but I struggled to imagine how I would make it work in my 4th grade classroom. We explored grant writing to learn about how grants are one way to bring new things into a classroom.

4 Steps towards digital wellness for students

Neo LMS

The media loves sensational tech stories. This is just one example of the many articles that warn us of the latest shocking discoveries about the dangers of technology. Read more: Top 7 education apps for the classroom. How much time did you spend without social media?

Protests, Unrest Bring Social Studies to the Forefront of the Classroom—and Boardroom

Edsurge

One of the first things students learn about in social studies class is the pilgrims, and how different people fled to a new land to start new lives. Especially challenging are those teaching social studies, history or civics, as they wrestle with the task of teaching these subjects in a critical way, while refraining from injecting personal opinions or persuasion. Civics and social studies are typically not subjects that attract attention—either from the media or investors.

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Connecting Parents to Student’s Digital Lives

The CoolCatTeacher

One of the things that we saw from our parents was that even though we had been one-to-one for almost three years, and we were very well connected in our district, many of our parents were feeling less connected with their students and their classrooms since we went one-to-one.

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. If you delete the apps for social media, you’re not deleting the social media service.

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5 Awesome Things for Teachers to Do This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

It is a great teacher PD tool which includes videos and resources to help you learn new techniques and technologies for your classroom. Social media addiction can also be associated with anxiety, depression, loneliness, and ADHD.

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. The modules, which are available for download at no cost, can be presented in a classroom setting or at home.

The Work You Do Has Power

Tom Murray

The largest taxi company owns no (human driven) taxis (Uber) The largest accommodations provider owns no real estate. Alibaba) The most popular media platform creates no content. Netflix) The largest phone companies own no telecommunications infrastructure. Blockbuster.

How Games Can Hook Students With Short Attention Spans

Digital Promise

This article originally appeared on The Conversation. Read the original article. Gamification of the classroom. Gamification is slowly proving its classroom mettle. Traditionally, the course is delivered to students through social media platforms.

Why Teachers and Students Need to Learn about Their Brains in the Digital Age

EdNews Daily

When it comes to literacy, for example, Maryanne Wolfe, in a recent article in The Guardian , explained that “skim reading” is replacing deep, analytical, reflective reading. Betsy Hill is President of BrainWare Learning Company , a provider of cognitive literacy solutions.

How This Teacher Builds A Professional Learning Community Online

EdNews Daily

This is the first article in our series about building professional learning communities for online teachers. In June 2016, it became a publicly listed company on the New York Stock Exchange (COE). I choose the topics that are simple, easy, fun and work in the online classroom!

Infographics in Education with Eileen Lennon

The CoolCatTeacher

So I started with her, creating the social media guidelines for the New York City Department of Education. She writes incredible articles and blog posts, and then she sends me the blog post. So check out these infographics, and I hope you’ll try it out in your classroom.

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11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School

The CoolCatTeacher

Simple Updates to Your Classroom Procedures and Workflow sponsored by EdTech Software From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Here are eleven of the technologies that often affect classroom procedures and workflow. Design Your Online Classroom.

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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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Realizing Success in the Adult Basic Education Market

Digital Promise

Whether a product will be used in a classroom or as a supplemental self-directed product, it requires a curriculum that is research-based and aligned to adult education standards in order to provide a quality educational experience that can be measured (and funded). Based on my experience, companies who have research that validates, or at least indicates, the efficacy of their products gain wider acceptance. How does a company raise awareness and sell into a bifurcated market?

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? Give me something purpose-built that transforms my classroom from work to wonder.”.

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New York’s Yonkers Public Schools Joins Forces with Discovery Education to Create Culture of Student Inquiry Districtwide

techlearning

August 8, 2018) – New York’s Yonkers Public Schools (YPS) today announced it has engaged Discovery Education , the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, to support its efforts to build a culture of student inquiry in classrooms districtwide.