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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:

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.

Navigating Social Media as a Parent

Tech Helpful

Recently I became aware of an article that warns parents of dangers associated with the apps Musical.ly Recently I attended an e-parenting workshop at a local school here in Chattanooga and the speaker shared a great social media rating guide: This can be found at www.safesmartsocial.com.

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom. This post is actually intended to supplement the “Cycle of Learning Innovation” model that will be publishing tomorrow (7.7.2015), which means this is less about analysis and context and more about the examples.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Created by CME Group and Discovery Education, Econ Essentials is designed to help high school students learn economic principles through the use of real-world examples. Morgan Stanley & Company, Chase Manhattan Bank and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Do Tech Companies Need To Step Up Their Accessibility Game?

The Innovative Educator

Let's take a look by looking at social media examples. This article takes you through the process while acknowledging what a hassle it is. SnapChat The least accessible of these social media platforms is SnapChat.

Are You on Mastodon Yet? Social Network of Our Own

ProfHacker

Several of the edtech/digped people started appearing there over Thanksgiving weekend, thanks in part to this article , touting Mastodon as the open source alternative to Twitter. According to their “About” page: “Mastodon is a free, open-source social network server.

Stop The Spread of Fake News

ProfHacker

Decades of other research concurs that people are influenced by their peers and social networks. His example is a piece from the fake news site, Denver Guardian, and the number of shares it received, versus the number of shares of newsworthy pieces from legitimate news sources.

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How VR and AR Will Change How Art is Experienced

Educational Technology Guy

For example, companies can make use of simulated interviews and best choose candidates for the job when recruiting and training. Social media filters are a good example of this.

How to Decode a Tweet

EdTechSandyK

Avatar - A photo or graphic which represents the person or company sending the Tweet. It''s good etiquette to mention the original Tweeter of a Tweet in an RT, as was done in the example above. See examples below. For example "Really enjoyed the story on BYOD.

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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.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

How can we simply help them understand using examples and research (because we know lecture doesn’t work so well on this topic.) I wrote about these in Reinventing Writing and in other articles. Safely Involve Students in Social Media and More Student Voice Tips. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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. Schools have already set an example by creating their own digital wellness initiatives.

Digital classrooms

Learning with 'e's

Blogs and wikis and other social media made an appearance, even though at the time they were still fairly nascent in compulsory education. Schools working in partnership with commercial companies will ensure it happens.

How to Use Tech to Help Graduating Students Find Jobs

Ask a Tech Teacher

If for example, you’re a math teacher, you may refer students struggling to grasp the Pythagorean Theorem to view Khan Academy videos so that they can catch up with the rest of the class. Companies are just as likely to examine social media to learn about you.”.

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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

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). For example, every morning at 5:30, I am going to be awake.

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.

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.

10 Data-Science terms and their applications

Playware Studios

From conventional systems such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Accounting Information Systems (AIS) to new sources such as Social Media, the Internet of Things (IoT) and Knowledge Management Systems (KMS).

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22 Top Tips for Better Classroom Management

The CoolCatTeacher

How To Start The School Year By Building Relationships Lesson Plan Idea: For example, I kick off the year in “Masterpiece Theater” (the name of my classroom) by having students create a masterpiece in Play-Doh representing something that’s essential to the masterpiece of their life.

Digital classrooms

Learning with 'e's

Blogs and wikis and other social media made an appearance, even though at the time they were still fairly nascent in compulsory education. Schools working in partnership with commercial companies will ensure it happens.

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. Technology Is Creating New Social Problems.

As Traditional Colleges Grow, Online OPM Relationships Shift

Wisewire

” Johnson lists a few examples: the nonprofit Southern New Hampshire University, California’s new online community college and the nearby University of Massachusetts System. That includes SEO, paid search, online advertising and social media. A cool $6,630.

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Realizing Success in the Adult Basic Education Market

Digital Promise

Based on my experience, companies who have research that validates, or at least indicates, the efficacy of their products gain wider acceptance. While gold-standard randomized control trials are expensive, companies can conduct other forms of valid research at a reasonable cost. How does a company raise awareness and sell into a bifurcated market?

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 For example, every morning at 5:30, I am going to be awake. Social media addiction can also be associated with anxiety, depression, loneliness, and ADHD.

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11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School

The CoolCatTeacher

For example, if they are sharing their screen and want to give the hyperlink to the class, they should be able to follow the procedure included in point two for link shortening and mobile sharing. And not all parents are on social media. Set Up Social Media.

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Navigating an Ed-Tech Startup’s First International Business Trip

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Earlier this year, Listenwise partnered with a Japanese education company, JIEM (or EduLab in the U.S.). For example, this Business Insider article says you shouldn’t ask for a fork even if you’re struggling with the chopsticks. How Startups Can Become Social Media Influencers. I’ll be in Japan in a mere seven days. This will be my first overseas business trip—and I’m filled with equal parts excitement and nervousness.

The Fault Lines Between Sharing and Shilling for an Edtech Product

Edsurge

At issue is whether “ambassador” programs and other branding efforts, wherein companies give teachers T-shirts, gift cards and other perks, constitute ethical violations. Clearly, the article has touched a nerve in the education community about the fault lines between preaching and pitching products. Nicholas Provenzano, one of two teachers featured in the piece, wrote to clarify his decision-making before agreeing to work with companies. “I

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. The Social Media Search Engine. Seven Categories of Search Engines with an Example for Each. Most of all, it can show students the power and educational benefits of social media.

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Using the Tools Appropriately: Unpacking ISTE Standard #2

Tech Helpful

As a four year Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship educator I start teaching grade-level appropriate digital citizenship in kindergarten to talk about the importance of wise choices and the impact it can have on you. Common Sense Media also has several unplugged options to choose from.

6 Things Every High School Senior Should Have Access To Before Graduation

EdNews Daily

In another article shared on Forbes, Zack Friedman says , “ There are more than 44 million borrowers who collectively owe $1.5 The opportunities to create an online business are endless, and many young entrepreneurs are already starting their own companies.

5 Ways to Overcome Cognitive Overload

The CoolCatTeacher

An example of this might be… if I say “Put those numbers in order: 56, 33, 22, 28.”. Another example of limiting choices is that a lot of parents will ask their kids, “What did you do today?” This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

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How to Use the Vaping and Juuling Trend to Teach Media Literacy

Graphite Blog

Some point to the clever, social media-friendly ad campaigns and marketing efforts of Juul in the early 2010s. As Robert Jackler points out , these ads reworked and updated versions of tried-and-true -- and since banned -- techniques used by old-school cigarette companies.

Digital Badges Validate Skills for Special Needs Students

edWeb.net

For example, the curriculum should be evidence based and have progress monitoring so that educators can make data-based decisions on next steps. The badges can also be added to social media, to digital resumes, and or even be accessible through platforms.