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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:

The Work You Do Has Power

Tom Murray

Advances in technology are disrupting almost every industry, and in almost every country. Take a moment to consider the digital disruption that has already occurred in the following industries (Goodwin, 2015). Alibaba) The most popular media platform creates no content.

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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 VR and AR Will Change How Art is Experienced

Educational Technology Guy

Though it was commonly used in the gaming industry, it’s now being applied to a variety of fields. 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 Games Can Hook Students With Short Attention Spans

Digital Promise

This article originally appeared on The Conversation. Read the original article. Gaming has become a huge industry and is now even more valuable than the movie industry. Traditionally, the course is delivered to students through social media platforms.

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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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

Educating for the Design Economy

EdNews Daily

Editor’s Note: This article was first published in 2014. The new form and function of the iPad, which has beat up on a lot of computer companies seemingly overnight is another example. The Lesson: The Design Economy rewards socializing. By LeiLani Cauthen.

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.

It’s Easy to Fake It on the Internet. So Let’s Focus on Authenticity in 2019.

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. This is hardly a revelatory statement, but in 2018, authenticity in politics, business and the technology industry as a whole feels more necessary than ever before.

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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.

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

Edsurge

As we bid farewell to the teenage years of the 21st century, we posed these questions and others to longtime industry entrepreneurs, analysts and stakeholders about the highs and lows, wins and woes of the past decade. Technology can collect and harness more data than ever before.

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Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile for Your Edtech Job Hunt

Edsurge

Come join us for an evening of informal networking, panels with hiring companies, and some light bites. Fill out this form and we'll get your information in front of attending companies. LinkedIn is one place that recruiters and hiring managers go to find qualified candidates in just about every industry. How do you want to be known in your industry? Research which industry keywords recruiters and hiring managers are using. It’s a Social Network.Be

How Technology will Alter the Teaching Profession

EdNews Daily

Learning Counsel Research has been studying two things: 1) what technology can do and is already doing in many industries as well as state-of-the-art software for learning, and 2) where public education has failed, areas of success in public education and the rising demand for choice.

Most Popular EdSurge Podcast Episodes of 2019

Edsurge

And some of the toughest issues educators face don’t fit neatly into a short article. Teachers face the challenge of teaching students to navigate the relentless flow of information they comb through social media and websites and YouTube and. Education is complicated.

Hiring? The Secret to Finding Hidden Edtech Talent

Edsurge

Finding the right candidate is not only important in order to get the job done but it is also essential for building a healthy company culture. Building a quality referral program not only incentivizes your current workforce to take a personal interest in cultivating company culture, it also functions as a de facto screening system to ensure that you’re working with an internally-vetted applicant pool at all times. Be sure to interact with job seekers and other edtech companies.

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What these teens learned about the Internet may shock you!

The Hechinger Report

High School seniors (left to right) Hayley Striegel, Olivia Poplawski, Cheri Zheng-Fredericks and Julie Pignataro look for ways to verify information they’ve encountered on social media. My students are all about social media. High School social studies teacher.

For Some Students, #DeleteFacebook Is Not Really an Option

Edsurge

But for some students whose class assignments and discussions are tied to the social network, it’s not as simple as it sounds. She also liked posting links to articles, and enjoyed seeing students do so too. She says if she was still using Facebook groups, she doesn’t think the recent news about the company would bother her. Opting out of social media, he says, isn’t ever really an option for people.

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.” Without revenue the company will go away.

The Stories We Were Told about Education Technology (2019)

Hack Education

Several months ago, I started to jot down ideas about what I'd cover in my annual review of what's happened over the course of the past 12 months in the field / industry /promotion of education technology. And even if the wish comes true, the damage of ed-tech evangelism -- particularly the evangelism of trade publications that have spent the past decade repeating nothing but industry spin -- is already done.

A Podcast for Every Discipline? The Rise of Educational Audio

Edsurge

This week’s podcast is brought to you by UNC Chapel Hill’s Master of Arts in Educational Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship Program, known as the MEITE Program : MEITE is for students pursuing careers in the educational technology industry.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 30 Edition)

Doug Levin

So there needs to be industry standards. " Tagged on: July 30, 2017 Tristan Harris: The Manipulative Tricks that Tech Companies Use to Capture Your Attention | TED → A handful of people working at a handful of tech companies steer the thoughts of billions of people every day, says design thinker Tristan Harris. Sci-Hub can instantly provide access to more than two-thirds of all scholarly articles. Knorr of Common Sense Media.

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The Stories We Were Told about Education Technology (2018)

Hack Education

It’s been quite a year for education news, not that you’d know that by listening to much of the ed-tech industry (press). ” I’ve written about the tech industry’s attempts to reshape the school system as its personal job training provider.

Moving Up? 4 Tips For Managing Your Career As A Teacher

TeachThought - Learn better.

Something that is true in education and across all industries: employers always want to know what impact you have made to prove you will be an asset to their company. Also, look up their social media page and see who people are and what they have done in the past.

Strategies for Closing the Digital Equity Gap

edWeb.net

By engaging and partnering with community stakeholders and organizations such as service providers, cable companies, and software companies and seeking grant opportunities, school districts will have access to digital equity resources and possible subsidized funding.

The Weaponization of Education Data

Hack Education

In education, there were breaches at colleges and universities, breaches at K–12 schools, breaches at the Department of Education, breaches at education technology companies, and breaches with software schools commonly use. ” asked an article in The New York Times.

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Media Literacy Resources for Classrooms

Graphite Blog

Media literacy is a way for us to better understand our world and have our say in it. It involves understanding how -- and why -- a media message is constructed as well as its impact on the world. Jump down to a section Media Literacy Courses and Curricula. Media Manipulation.

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

Hack Education

This is part one of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” Last year, I started this series – my annual review of the year in education technology – with an article on wishful thinking. But blaming social media is too easy and too simplistic.

The Failure of Fast Education

Edsurge

Editor’s note: This article has been edited from the original post, “ Teach Slower to Teach Better ” and republished with permission. Posting work on social media is a disaster for real problem-solving strategy development, as the echo chamber of “good job!”

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 37 Edition)

Doug Levin

And whether you are personally concerned about issues of privacy (perhaps because you believe you have nothing to hide ), you should be concerned about the ability of even the most sophisticated technology company to keep the data collected about you secure. It’s one thing to be blasé about what a company you’ve chosen to do business with might do with your personal information; it’s another thing altogether when the bad guys have stolen it.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 37 Edition)

Doug Levin

And whether you are personally concerned about issues of privacy (perhaps because you believe you have nothing to hide ), you should be concerned about the ability of even the most sophisticated technology company to keep the data collected about you secure. It’s one thing to be blasé about what a company you’ve chosen to do business with might do with your personal information; it’s another thing altogether when the bad guys have stolen it.

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New Mexico’s Loving Municipal School District Introduces New, Systemic Approach to STEM Education Districtwide in Partnership with Discovery Education

techlearning

Located here in southeast New Mexico’s Permian Basin, our students have tremendous opportunities to work in the oil and gas industry upon graduation,” explained Loving Municipal School District Superintendent Dr. Ann Lynn McIlroy. “We

Top Ed-Tech Trends: A Review

Hack Education

This year feels different too than the previous years in which I’ve written these reviews because education technology – as an industry – sort of floundered in 2016, as I think my series will show. I suppose some analysts would argue education technology, as an industry, “matured” this year – young startup founders were replaced by old white men as chief executives, young startups were acquired by old, established corporations. Social Justice.

Truth, truthiness, triangulation and the librarian way: A news literacy toolkit for a “post-truth” world

NeverEndingSearch

News hits us across media platforms and devices, in a landscape populated by all degrees of professional journalists and citizen journalists and satirists and hoaxers and folks paid or personally moved to write intentionally fake news. NewseumED : Learning tools on media literacy.

The Stories We've Been Told (in 2017) about Education Technology

Hack Education

I’ve called this “the Top Ed-Tech Trends,” but this has never been an SEO-optimized list of products that the ed-tech industry wants schools or parents or companies to buy (or that it claims schools and parents and companies are buying). You can receive updates from Hack Education via email if you prefer to read articles that way.). Social Media, Campus Activism, and Free Speech. Social Justice. Social Learning, Social Networks.

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