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How Does Social Media Slang Affect Learning?

Edudemic

The rampant use of social media/texting slang by teenagers is largely due to increased accessibility to mobile phones. The post How Does Social Media Slang Affect Learning?

Social Media in Education

A Principal's Reflections

The other day Bill Ferriter told me that he was working on an article for ASCD and asked if I would answer a few questions. My answers to Bill''s questions provide a snapshot of my social media in education journey. What made you interested in using social media to reach out to your school community? In early March of 2009, I was reading my local newspaper, The Staten Island Advance, and came across an article on Twitter.

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. The Parkland students have been using Twitter and other social platforms to mobilize teens (and adults) to fight for stricter gun laws.

What Would Abe Lincoln’s Social Media Campaign Look Like? A New Classroom Use For Twitter and Facebook

Edsurge

During the 2008 presidential election, Barack Obama and his team pioneered the use of social media as a powerful campaign tool. It’s easy to forget, given how commonplace the use of social media is today, that back in 2008. sending out reminders and raising money on Twitter while interacting with people on Facebook was a huge deal. Both Twitter and the iPhone were less than a year old. What would Twitter posts from the Lincoln campaign look like?

A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A School Twitter Chat

TeachThought - Learn better.

A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A Twitter Chat In Your School. A twitter chat is an amazing resource for professional development AND gives educators the option to participate in their PJs, from the comfort of their own home! Give twitter tips and archive chat.

How I use social media for my professional development

Nik Peachey

This my own attempt to outline my digital media learning experience, or at least part of it. These groups have really provided a very rich source of professional development for me and most of the interesting articles I read originate from here.

Got Twitter? Make it Better! #TCEA14

EdTechSandyK

At the 2014 TCEA Convention and Exposition , I presented a concurrent session called Got Twitter? I assume folks reading this already know the basics of using Twitter and how to follow, Tweet, and Retweet. Participate in a Twitter chat. Got Twitter?

Travel, tracking and Twitter

Learning with 'e's

I took out my mobile phone and vented my anger by tweeting what had happened. Within the hour, KLM were on Twitter, responding to my tweet. Twitter is quite a powerful communication tool, but don't just take it from me.

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!

Beyond Twitter: Virtually Connecting at Conferences

ProfHacker

Her research and innovation interests are in the areas of online collaboration, social media, and blogging. By now, the concept of a Twitter backchannel at conferences has become familiar. But can someone participate in a conference virtually beyond the Twitter back channel?

Celly Launches New Service and Android App for Building Mobile Social Networks

Educational Technology Guy

It is free to use (standard text messaging rates apply though) and anyone with a mobile phone or access to the web can use it. There is a full web console to control and monitor things and you can either create a Celly login or login with Facebook or Twitter.

Are You on Mastodon Yet? Social Network of Our Own

ProfHacker

Several of the edtech/digped people started appearing there over Thanksgiving weekend, thanks in part to this article , touting Mastodon as the open source alternative to Twitter. According to their “About” page: “Mastodon is a free, open-source social network server.

A PLN Quick Start Guide

A Principal's Reflections

The following list provides some good PLN starting points and resources to assist any educator looking to take their professional growth to new levels: Twitter : Microblogging platform that allows educators from all corners of the globe to communicate in 140 characters or less.

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.

Digital Literacy Programs Prepare Students for a Tech-Enabled Future

EdTech Magazine

With 95 percent of teenagers in possession of mobile devices, students are constantly sharing and searching through social media platforms. . Create ways to teach students how to lift each other up on social media and how to support their school community.

QR Codes Are NOT All Hype - So There!

The Daring Librarian

One of my fav members of my PLN on Twitter is Josh Stumpenhorst - this morning he posted this Tweet about an article on Social Media Today titled QR codes – Don’t Believe the Hype which got my blood boiling because it''s flawed logic - especially for educators!

Becoming Connected Is Easier Now More Than Ever

The Web20Classroom

Our mobility, use of social media and access to devices has made making connections easy and impactful. Learning On The Go -More and more educators are writing, reflecting and sharing through blogs and articles. This post is sponsored by Samsung Business.

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.

Friday 5 — 11.27.2015

Perry Hewitt

We had the #SlackDown maelstrom with an impressive social media save, fake Don DeLillo joined Twitter to announce a fake death, and then a real Jeff Bezos joined Twitter to announce a real disposable rocket launch.

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Learning on the move

Learning with 'e's

It was nice to be invited to present a session for Sheffield Hallam University on mobile learning earlier today. Mobile learning is going to be very big indeed. One report suggests that as many as 8 out of every 10 people now having access to some form of mobile communication device.

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

Educational Technology Guy

Content Recent reports indicate that moving learning into the mobile realm could open up pathways to explore new educational content. Social Connections Cell phones also facilitate social connection, which has its benefits even in a classroom setting.

11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School

The CoolCatTeacher

Simple Updates to Your Classroom Procedures and Workflow sponsored by EdTech Software From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. This is important because you probably don’t want to share all of those pictures and videos on social media.

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Olympic Learning! Over 32 Web Resources and Activities

Teacher Reboot Camp

Your students will also learn about different cultures and traditions by following the Olympics online through videos, articles, images, social media and infographics. Students can learn about the Olympics on Twitter: Follow these accounts and hashtags to get the latest updates and news- @Olympics , @NBCOlympics , @NPROlympics , @ESPNOlympics , #Olympics , #Rio2016 , and #Olympics2016. Check out this Twitter list of Olympic athletes.

#Supermuch teaching in the classroom and online

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 344 with Jody Green and Dr. Tim Green From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. IDbookGreen ), The Educator’s Guide to Producing New Media and Open Educational Resources (Routledge – bit.ly/green

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. This article was modified and published by EdScoop.

The People and Moments That Define Us

A Principal's Reflections

If I was graded I would have probably received an A for running my school where strict rules had to be followed by students, mobile devices banned, and all social media blocked. Once in the space that social media provided, I began to lurk and learn.

Bending the rules of flipped classrooms

Neo LMS

Flipped classes don’t have to be over-reliant on videos and podcasts and all other recorded media. I will discuss personalized learning in a separate article soon but to give you a gist of how it works, it’s all about the teacher adapting to student interest and pace. Social learning is another possibility. These days, you’re irrelevant if you don’t have Facebook or Twitter or Instagram.

StudyBlue announces annual teacher appreciation program “Thank a Teacher a Latte.”

Educational Technology Guy

Mobile and social study platform, StudyBlue today announced the launch of its annual teacher appreciation program “Thank a Teacher a Latte.” Once submitted, the esteemed educator will receive a digital “badge of honor” they can display with pride on Pinterest and other social media outlets. Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Birds of a Feather Learn Together: 3 Steps to Becoming an Organized Tweeter

MSEDTechie

I’ll be the first to admit it: when I first started using Twitter 3 years ago, I used it purely as a social outlet. But after spending quite a bit of time using Twitter personally, I soon discovered the value in using it to build a professional learning network.

Peerless-AV® Introduces Custom Mounting Solutions for the Samsung Flip

techlearning

July 26, 2018 – Peerless-AV, an award-winning designer and manufacturer of the highest quality custom audio and video solutions and accessories, is pleased to introduce the new Rotational Wall Mount (RMI3-FLIP) and Mobile Cart with Rotational Interface (SR560-FLIP) for the 55" Samsung Flip display.

5 Ways to Use JotForm Cards With Your Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

There are lots of platforms available but for many, JotForm is the gold standard whether on PCs, Macs, or mobile devices. JotForm Cards display just as well on a desktop as a mobile device. –article sponsored by JotForm but the opinions are my own. .

Sit With Us App: How Kids are Fighting Bullying One Lunch Table at a Time

The CoolCatTeacher

Natalie Hampton on episode 252 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Her “Sit with Us” apps and clubs are sweeping the US and other countries as kids use social media to find other kids and stand against bullying.

Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube, Oh My! 4 Tools for Picting in the Classroom

Edsurge

Picting by the Numbers Snapchat, a mobile app that allows users to capture video and pictures that disappear after a few seconds, has over 173 million daily users and the average number of Snaps per day hovers around 2.5 Instagram, a social networking app for sharing photos and videos, counts more than 400 million daily users. Approximately three out of every four tweens and teens are on some type of social media platform these days.

How Young People Are Changing Civics, by Any Media Necessary

Educator Innovator

He explained how his parents immigrated to the United States when he was 3 years old, and detailed the difficulties of being undocumented, including being rejected from his dream university because he lacked a Social Security number.

What Does the Research Say About School Communications?

edWeb.net

In “ Text, Twitter, Email, Call—What Do Parents Say About School Communications? ” Dr. Evans noted that since there is a wide age range and level of experience with social media among parents, one size does not fit all as schools and districts look at different methodologies for communication.

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.

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

” The article goes on to point out some examples of this kind of dilemma, and how certain businesses responded. Planned obsolescence of mobile technology. Increasingly formal use of social media by education institutions. 30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom.

12 16 Resource Sites for Teaching and Learning With the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

So when I read Jennie Magiera''s article Gold-Medal Learning: Teaching with the Winter Olympics , I had to know what other resources are available to teachers. Also: Notice that I copied Jennie''s use of the word "with" rather than "about" the Winter Olympics in the title of her article.

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. twitter, Google+, facebook).

ISTE 2016 Cheat-Sheet for Newbies and Veterans

MSEDTechie

DO: Make a plan, but download the ISTE Mobile App to stay open to other possibilities. View the program online , follow the conference hashtag #iste2016 on social media to keep up with the latest information, and use the ISTE mobile app to enhance your ISTE experience even more.