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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.

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.

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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:

Coronavirus FAQ: Everything Schools and Companies Need and Want to Know

Edsurge

The EdSurge newsroom is working to answer these questions and direct readers to appropriate resources, where they exist. There are efforts to collect and share offerings from companies that want to help impacted schools. Check out these EdSurge reported articles and op-eds on the topic.

Ann Oro: Developing A Digital Citizenship Curriculum

The CoolCatTeacher

Ann: They are online, and when you look at the Shownotes, I have a link with the resources that I’ll be talking about, and our entire technology curriculum map for K-12 is online. Check out [link] for these resources. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

As a result of this celebration, we hope these resources will help teachers and students get excited about economics. With this in mind, Econ Essentials is providing free, standards-aligned resources for your use.

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. COPPA, for example, doesn’t extend to sites like Instagram or Pinterest, and companies’ data privacy policies typically are just stating what they can do with the data and aren’t offering any protections.

SOS Instructional Strategies for Implementing Human Rights Education with Comprehensive Digital Resources from Speak Truth to Power

Discovery Education

The resources available through Speak Truth to Power lend themselves perfectly to application of Discovery Education’s SOS Instructional Strategies. In addition, Discovery Education is offering a suite of no cost resources for parents and caregivers called Daily DE that can be used at home.

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. At the top, there are featured resources as well as more comprehensive curricula.

Britannica LaunchdPacks 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. Resources You Need During Covid-19.

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. Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article.

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. Resources You Need During Covid-19.

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! You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

How to Decode a Tweet

EdTechSandyK

Avatar - A photo or graphic which represents the person or company sending the Tweet. Maybe there is a link to an article you don''t have time to read right now. digital literacy social media social networking twitter

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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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Cyberpatriot - national youth cyber education program

Educational Technology Guy

These are excellent, free resources and more for K-12 educators and students. ?The the position of newly hired IT professionals tasked with managing the network of a small company. More importantly, CyberGenerations offers resources to victims of cyber scams.

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. Tech Ed Resources–Organize Your Class.

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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

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.

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. Resources. 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. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend.

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.

SlidePresenter - free online multimedia presentations

Educational Technology Guy

Each presentation can be tagged, embedded in other sites, and easily shared via social media. It is a German company so some times the web page translations are a little awkward, but the product works great). edtech free resources google Google for Educators presentation

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?

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.

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.

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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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). It is also the same for those who are connected to social media.

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.

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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#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.

ClassDojo - free classroom behavior system - announces iOS apps.

Educational Technology Guy

The platform has seen incredible viral growth with 20 thousand new teachers adopting the platform each month, as teachers spread ClassDojo by word-of-mouth and through social media channels. ClassDojo is free for teachers, and the company is dedicated to keeping it that way. Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article. classroom management classroom resource free resources

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How to transition out of teaching and into your next career

The Cornerstone for Teachers

Daphne Williams is a former teacher who became a consultant working for a large educational company and currently works full time as an Instructional Designer. During her speaking engagements for the company at educational conferences, teachers often asked her how she got out of teaching.

4 Security Issues for Schools During Covid19 Distance Education

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Schools spend time, resources, and focus on security. Third, I talk about increasing awareness of social media manipulation by countries.

Building a Classroom Community by Having Parent Parties

The CoolCatTeacher

I brought in resources from the community that I thought would really help them — eye doctors, human resources, places they could get education, the dentist, veterinarians. Dr. Shipley has written and published many articles and has social media to reach her students and families.

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Realizing Success in the Adult Basic Education Market

Digital Promise

Providers would benefit from an economy of scale in their purchasing power and entrepreneurs would more easily become sustainable, allowing scarce financial resources to be dedicated to product development, not customer acquisition. 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?