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How students are using social media to change the world

eSchool News

Social media has gotten a bad rap. I’ve read lots of articles calling it addictive, mind numbing, and a waste of time. And that’s before we even get into Facebook, data privacy, and Cambridge Analytica.

A Gullible Population Is a National Security Issue

The CoolCatTeacher

While this blog is based on verifiable data, some readers may be unhappy with my interpretation. Shortly after her Super Bowl appearance, two such advertisements created by the Internet Agency were run on Instagram (as shown below from the Wired Article on this topic ).

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

The twenty assessments include: Evaluating Wikipedia : Students evaluate the trustworthiness of an article on Wikipedia, assessing whether they can reason about the specific features that make a Wikipedia article more or less reliable. Social studies teachers will adore these!

A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A School Twitter Chat

TeachThought - Learn better.

A twitter chat can help teachers develop their PLN—as they figure out whom to follow, find great infographics and articles, and connect with other educators locally and globally. Mobile Learning. A Lesson Using Twitter must Have a Social Component.

Education Technology and Data Insecurity

Hack Education

Pokémon Go, a free augmented reality game developed by Niantic (a company spun out of Google in 2015), became the most popular mobile game in US history this year. Pokémon Go generated more than $160 million by the end of July, hitting $600 million in revenue within its first 90 days on the market – the fastest mobile game to do so. Many students cannot afford the heavy data usage required by geofencing apps, for starters. To data about students’ sexual identity?

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Smartphone Learning

IT Bill

For the past several years the Horizon Report has listed mobile learning, in one form or another, as an emerging educational technology (e.g. mobile computing, mobile apps, social media, BYOD, mobile learning). affordances of mobile Web 2.0.

6 ways to create findable, useful website content

Perry Hewitt

Search engine optimization (SEO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM), and increasingly, paid social media placement can achieve remarkable results. mobile-optimized : Mobile matters not only to your users but to search engines that increasingly reward mobile-friendly sites.

Schools and Communities Together

Digital Promise

This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Leaders in faith-based organizations are also positioned to mobilize and organize communities to help meet the needs of its children. Social Media and Technology.

Digital classrooms

Learning with 'e's

There were sections on digital literacies and mobile learning, both of which we considered to be important for the success of education and learning in the future. For students with mobility issues in particular, this may turn out to be an important leveler.

Digital classrooms

Learning with 'e's

There were sections on digital literacies and mobile learning, both of which we considered to be important for the success of education and learning in the future. For students with mobility issues in particular, this may turn out to be an important leveler.

Managing And Protecting Digital Identities

The Web20Classroom

Blog posts, social media posts, images from conferences, articles, videos, you might be surprised at what you will find. 50/75/100 words are perfect for conference session proposals and social media. It started with some tweets. You are a vile human being!" "I

With JotForm, Summer Camp Registration Couldn’t Be Easier

Ask a Tech Teacher

If you’re not familiar with JotForm , it is the gold standard for form creation whether on PCs, Macs, or mobile devices. 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.

Top 5 Apps for Educational Administrators to Use

Educational Technology Guy

Administrators can take notes, clip articles from the web for future use and reference, upload files to attach to notes and share notes with their staff. Use it for teacher evaluations, meeting notes, research, saving articles to read later, to do list, project management and more. Social Media - Social Media is an excellent resource for administrators. Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article.

See What Facebook (Thinks It) Knows About You

ProfHacker

Today offered a vivid reminder that social networks are (also) surveillance machines, as SnapChat published heatmap of students participating in National Walkout Day. We’ve posted before about ways to understand better what’s going on with your social media accounts.

Managing Smartphone Distractions in the Classroom

edWeb.net

Laptops, Chromebooks, iPads, and even cell phones are providing students with opportunities to access the internet for researching, communicating and social learning. This article was modified and published by EdScoop.

Learning in the Age of Disruption

EdNews Daily

New innovations or iterations in technology, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, genetic engineering, smart materials, mobile commerce, social media, biotechnology, 3-D printing, nanotechnology, robotics and medicine are transforming every facet of the human experience.

5 Ways to Use JotForm Cards With Your Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

One of the fastest growing technologies in education is forms–to gather information, curate data, test students, and much more. There are lots of platforms available but for many, JotForm is the gold standard whether on PCs, Macs, or mobile devices.

4 Factors to Consider When Debating Cell Phones in Schools - Guest Post

Educational Technology Guy

Schools may need to adjust their internet plans depending on how much data the intended curriculum needs. Content Recent reports indicate that moving learning into the mobile realm could open up pathways to explore new educational content. But cell phones can pose some social risks.

The Human EdTech for Diversity

EdNews Daily

Technology that is leveraged to allow the ingestion of the data students need to master, while letting them participate in a real experience obtaining it, has the promise to bring the mind-expanding freedom sought more efficiently, and with exceptional personalization. By LeiLani Cauthen.

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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.

Livestreaming and Podcasting in the Classroom

edWeb.net

What social media do you use regularly for communicating with your students and parents? Many platforms let you promote events via several social media channels, but some are meant for a specific channel. What type of data do you need to collect?

The future of classrooms

Learning with 'e's

This is due to the rapid proliferation of mobile technology, the disintermediation of traditional teacher and student roles, new trends such as MOOCs and the upsurge of user generated content on social media sites - all of which take learning away from previously familiar territory.

Want To See Their Best? Then Let Them Play

TeachThought - Learn better.

As blogs and social media exploded in popularity, they have subsequently de-credited major news media in the process. In Little Big Planet, developer Media Molecule created a brilliant digital sandbox for learners to “play” in. Social Media as a Sandbox.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: April 2, 2017 School IT Leaders Share Strategies on Defending Against DDoS Attacks | EdTech Magazine → This article claims students are primarily responsible for denial of service attacks on schools. Wish there were publicly available data to support this claim.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: April 2, 2017 School IT Leaders Share Strategies on Defending Against DDoS Attacks | EdTech Magazine → This article claims students are primarily responsible for denial of service attacks on schools. Wish there were publicly available data to support this claim.

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What Does the Research Say About School Communications?

edWeb.net

The latest data from Speak Up Research Project gives insights on school to home communications. This article was modified and published by eSchool News. edWeb Blog school communications school-to-home communications social communications

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

Doug Levin

Compton’s defense attorney, Glenn Rossi, filed a motion to suppress the pacemaker data evidence as an unreasonable seizure of Compton’s private information. Tagged on: July 28, 2017 Legal skirmishes break out over ITT documents, data | Indianapolis Business Journal → ITT Educational Services Inc.—the Sci-Hub can instantly provide access to more than two-thirds of all scholarly articles. Knorr of Common Sense Media.

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7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future

TeachThought - Learn better.

It’s not this article that’s transformational, but the ideas themselves. Digital literacy is a trend that involves the consumption, comprehension, and curation of digital media. Tomorrow’s Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future. by Terry Heick. (Ed

The Real Problem With Multiple-Choice Questions

TeachThought - Learn better.

Ed note: This post has been republished from a 2013 article. This is a tone that is becoming increasingly important in the 21st century as access to information increases, as the updating of information happens more naturally, and as blended and mobile learning environments become more common.

50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers

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e.width){e.setAttribute("data-vertical", "true")}})(this);'' onerror=''(function(e){e.setAttribute("src", "https://media-cdn.list.ly/missing-image.png");})(this);'' Pocket Extension for Google Chrome - The best way to save articles, videos and more.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 10 Edition)

Doug Levin

Ever wonder how stories promoted by ‘thought leaders’ on social media get selected? Tagged on: March 10, 2017 Frederick County Public Schools using social media in the classroom | Your4State.com → Frederick County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Theresa Alban says that she's considering incorporating social media into the classroom. This from the school district that is still reeling from a major student data privacy breach.

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Top Ed-Tech Trends: A Review

Hack Education

Each Friday, I gather all the education and education technology and technology-related news into one article. (I I also gather articles that I read about the same topics for a newsletter that I send out each Saturday.) The Compulsion for Data. Social Media, Campus Activism, and Free Speech. Data and Privacy. Social Justice. Data vs Privacy. Education Data and Learning Analytics. Social Media: Adoption and Crackdown.

Trends to watch in 2016: technologies

Bryan Alexander

Making content, including news articles and headlines. Now there’s a bipartisan interest in cracking down on social media ( thank you Trump and Clinton ), plus a drive to weaken encryption so the NSA can have better eyes with which to see you.

The End of the Promise of Personalized Learning?

EdNews Daily

The worrisome sections are (highlighted for illustrating points in this article): “(A) PROHIBITION.—Except Publisher’s seeking to sell new applications teaching math of any kind should be allowed to advertise in a student’s social feed based on an anonymized profile showing student(s) getting low grades or indicating they are struggling with math.

ClassDojo - free classroom behavior system - announces iOS apps.

Educational Technology Guy

ClassDojo automatically compiles all the data collected from each class into analytics reports, allowing teachers to monitor progress, track trends and share information with parents. 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. Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article.

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