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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. About the Presenter.

SlidePresenter - free online multimedia presentations

Educational Technology Guy

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Better Presentations with Sway

ProfHacker

I recently came across an article in Fast Company that reminded me that I had the Sway app sitting unused on my phone since February. Sway is Microsoft’s new presentation (and more!) And the presentation can be shared on social media, as well as embedded on the web.

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:

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.

Program Combatting Privacy and Tech Overuse Encourages Students to Take Control

edWeb.net

Dignity—it’s not a word often associated with social media and online interaction. Again, the presenter doesn’t lecture the parents and tell them to keep their kids offline; the presenter will acknowledge the good in the digital world, like communication and access to information.

Britannica LaunchPacks free of charge to US Schools

Ask a Tech Teacher

T here are lots of companies stepping up to help the need to move learning online. LaunchPacks offers K-12 students a full range of articles, images, videos and primary sources of information to engage children in ‘factually correct’ learning content.

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.

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!

With JotForm, Summer Camp Registration Couldn’t Be Easier

Ask a Tech Teacher

Once the form is completed, it can be shared via a link or social media, or integrated into DropBox, Google Docs, and many other popular platforms. Camps and social development of youth. You might also be interested in these articles: Great News: JotForm now offers a PDF Editor.

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.

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. Did you notice any improvements in sleep, socialization etc.? How much time did you spend without social media?

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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#Supermuch teaching in the classroom and online

The CoolCatTeacher

I’ve presented at various conferences such as ATE , CUE and ISTE. 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.

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.

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. I have presented webinars over the last year on Nepris on brain development and student study habits.

Get Social with Digital Reading

edWeb.net

The first step to effectively using digital reading is for teachers to embrace social reading. Social media interactions: Many authors regularly hold Q&As and talk to their readers through Twitter and Facebook. Biblionasium : This is a social reading network for kids 6-13.

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. Seating around a table is based on job title and hierarchy—which presents some challenges if you’re not completely clear on your status relative to everyone else. How Startups Can Become Social Media Influencers.

22 Top Tips for Better Classroom Management

The CoolCatTeacher

In-Class Presentations When I’m presenting, I like to use Nearpod. This approach is so much better than traditional PowerPoint or Prezi presentations because I am getting accurate feedback on what students really understand. Classroom management can be a challenge.

Building a Classroom Community by Having Parent Parties

The CoolCatTeacher

You know, I always sent out a newsletter and I have social media, so I asked them, “What are some things you want to see at parent parties?” Dr. Shipley has written and published many articles and has social media to reach her students and families.

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Using Social-Emotional Learning to Combat Digital Stress

edWeb.net

But that 24/7 environment has also brought increased stress to students’ lives as issues they encounter at school, especially on social media, follow them home. Integrate technology and social media into lessons where appropriate to model good citizenship.

As Traditional Colleges Grow, Online OPM Relationships Shift

Wisewire

That process can take about three to four years including time to develop the program, according to the company’s founder, John Katzman. That includes SEO, paid search, online advertising and social media. ” Original Article Source: [link]. A cool $6,630.

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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. I will be at Alan November’s BLC19 in Boston (July) presenting workshops and sessions to support educators and students. The Social Media Search Engine.

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

EdNews Daily

These financial responsibilities are present immediately even if students do not graduate college. In another article shared on Forbes, Zack Friedman says , “ There are more than 44 million borrowers who collectively owe $1.5

Educators Share What’s Working in Distance Learning

MIND Research Institute

For a time when we are physically social distancing, it has been beautiful to see how people are coming together to take care of our nation’s children. I am inspired and encouraged by the innovations I’m seeing in schools and homes across the country.

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. Sexting: Common Sense Media is now aging the topic down with a new lesson and video addressing the issue for middle school. News & Media Literacy).

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.

Digital Media Has a Misinformation Problem—but It's an Opportunity for Teaching.

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. Research has shown that 50 percent of college students spend a minimum of five hours each week on social media. These social channels feed information from news outlets, private bloggers, friends and family, and myriad other sources that are often curated based on the user's interests.

Generation Z’s Are Starting College, But Are Universities Ready For Them?

EdNews Daily

Guest article by Dan Lauer. After all, in the same way Millennials presented unique challenges and opportunities, so will Generation Z. For one thing, as the first generation to not know a world without the internet, Gen Zers view digital media as an indispensable resource.

Why Flipped and Blended Learning are Making Waves in education

Ask a Tech Teacher

An article published in the Journal of Social and Behavioral Sciences indicates an increasing tendency to implement blended learning as a favored pedagogical approach due to the evident benefits it holds. social media or school intranet portal, etc. This is further backed by a research article published in the International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education that claims blended learning’s most essential outcome is student satisfaction.

TCEA 2019: As Ed Tech Expands, So Do Privacy Concerns

EdTech Magazine

Abshire, CTO of Calcasieu Parish Public Schools , presented “From Privacy to Trust: Strengthening Your District” at the Texas Computer Education Association Convention & Exposition in San Antonio. Keep this page bookmarked for articles from the event.

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Generation Z Is Starting College, But Are Universities Ready For Them?

EdNews Daily

Guest article by Dan Lauer. After all, in the same way Millennials presented unique challenges and opportunities, so will Generation Z. For one thing, as the first generation to not know a world without the internet, Gen Zers view digital media as an indispensable resource.

Digital Badges Validate Skills for Special Needs Students

edWeb.net

During the edWebinar “ Digital Badge Credentials: Preparing Students with Special Needs for Employment,” the presenters discussed how and why digital badges can help students validate their training and verify their credentials with prospective employers. About the Presenters.

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. About the Presenter.