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Top 10 Tips for Using Social Media for Administrators & Other Educators

The 21st Century Principal

According to Andy Beal and Judy Strauss, authors of Radically Transparent: Monitoring and Managing Reputations Online , “Shifting from traditional to social media requires new skills, new tools, and an understanding of social media platforms.” Any school leader bringing an archaic understanding and knowledge of old media to social media is in danger of looking foolish and perhaps in danger of getting himself in major trouble with stakeholders.

An article and a powerful conversation: two updates on code name FOEcast

Bryan Alexander

If you haven’t followed FOEcast, it’s a project to create plans for a future of education and technology initiative. First, EdSurge published an article about FOEcast. Next we asked: what methods or strategies do you use to learn and think about the future of education? Exploring the stories people tell about the future of education (I think this was another Waters link). Through a variety of mediasocial media, movies.

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An article and a powerful conversation: two updates on code name FOEcast

Bryan Alexander

If you haven’t followed FOEcast, it’s a project to create plans for a future of education and technology initiative. First, EdSurge published an article about FOEcast. Next we asked: what methods or strategies do you use to learn and think about the future of education? Exploring the stories people tell about the future of education (I think this was another Waters link). Through a variety of mediasocial media, movies.

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How to Build Your PLN

Ask a Tech Teacher

’ You might even understand the purpose of a PLN–to provide educators with a collaborative learning environment–but think you don’t need one, or staff development provided by your school is all you can handle. More simply, it’s: …an extended group of knowledgeable people you reach out to for answers, and trust to guide your learning. The engine of a PLN is social media. refer to it in your social media.

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Lessons and Leadership During the Switch to Online Learning

edWeb.net

Two months after the COVID-19 crisis forced educators across the United States to leave their classrooms and start teaching online, the scope of the changes and challenges have now become clear, and educational leaders have started to identify what’s working and what still needs improvement. While digital access remains an issue, educators and students now engaged in online teaching and learning have new types of issues to contend with. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

Britannica CEO Talks Google, Wikipedia and What Lil Pump Can Teach Us About Credibility

Edsurge

There was a time not long ago when people claimed to trust Google news results and Wikipedia articles more than the media outlets they linked to. It’s about the foundation of knowledge. Do you really want to build your foundation of knowledge based on information that might not be true? But you and I have no time—even though you’re a journalist and I’m an educated person who believes in these things, so I pretty much exhibit the same behavior you do.

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

For the past ten years, I have written a lengthy year-end series, documenting some of the dominant narratives and trends in education technology. Oh yes, I’m sure you can come up with some rousing successes and some triumphant moments that made you thrilled about the 2010s and that give you hope for “the future of education.” The implication, according to one NYT article : “the digital gap between rich and poor kids is not what we expected.” Altius Education.