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

First, EdSurge published an article about FOEcast. Through a variety of mediasocial media, movies. A digital knowledge base of aggregated media to stay ahead. Research-based evidence.

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

Bryan Alexander

First, EdSurge published an article about FOEcast. Through a variety of mediasocial media, movies. A digital knowledge base of aggregated media to stay ahead. Research-based evidence.

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How to Build Your PLN

Ask a Tech Teacher

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. Keep your social media focused on those topics.

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Lessons and Leadership During the Switch to Online Learning

edWeb.net

Students also need support and guidance about online behavior, including what can or should not be shared via social media. Dr. Smith recommends using the community and its knowledge base to obtain information, anticipate issues, and develop solutions.

Fake news: Fact or opinion?

Kathy Schrock

You can visit their News and Media Literacy units here. Without a knowledge-base in the topic, it may be hard for them to determine incorrect information. This lesson plan includes having students deconstruct a news story based on language, story selection, and story order.

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.” In 2011, Ning was acquired by “lifestyle” site Glam Media for around $150 million.