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10 Ways to Use Twitter in Class

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It makes sense; tweets and twitter streams have been part of hard-core news reports for years as an effective way for leaders and politicians to reach their constituents and pollsters to gauge what interests people. Establish rules for Twitter use. Formative assessment.

Protecting Student Privacy on Social Media: Do's and Don'ts for Teachers

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Social media is an increasingly important part of students' lives; in fact, the average teen spends over an hour a day using social media. To be true digital citizens, our students need teachers who model pro-social, creative, and responsible social media use. So why are only one in 10 teachers using social media professionally ? DON'T: Start using social media in your classroom if there are no guidelines or consent forms.

5 Tips to Increase Parental Engagement in the 21st Century Classroom – From Courtney Pepe

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As an administrator in the 21st century, I constantly think about ways to effectively communicate with our parents and the tools that our faculty can use to extend and expand the way we share academic, behavioral, and social data with the families of children whom we serve.

101 Ways For Teachers To Be More Creative

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ASSESS CREATIVELY. Change how your lessons are presented, assess students in different ways, or give them new and unexpected challenges. Head to Twitter, chatrooms, forums, and other online resources to get involved in some great conversations about creativity in the classroom.

Subscriber Special: Group PD at a great price

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In this course, you will use a suite of digital tools to make that possible while addressing overarching concepts like digital citizenship, internet search and research, authentic assessment, digital publishing, and immersive keyboarding. social media.

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Support English Learners with Micro-credentials from Digital Promise

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It has become increasingly possible to personalize learning–adapt resources and assessments to student skills and needs and differentiate lessons that are pushed out to individual students or small groups ( read: Shifting my Teacher Mindset with Micro-credentials ).

Bending the rules of flipped classrooms

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Flipped classes don’t have to be over-reliant on videos and podcasts and all other recorded media. Social learning is another possibility. These days, you’re irrelevant if you don’t have Facebook or Twitter or Instagram. As discussed here on my post about social learning, the latter provides a good area to assess how students perform. We, by nature, are social individuals and the social landscape provides us with a comfortable and open learning avenue.

10 Tech Tools for Your Math Class

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Although this list is specifically being written for a math classroom, the nice thing about Nearpod is that they have a library of lessons that covers other subjects as well like ELA, Science, Social Studies, and even Digital Citizenship. Twitter. Math teachers: This is for you.

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What parents should ask teachers about technology

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Teach digital citizenship is easily done either through dedicated platforms like Common Sense Media and Netsmartz , or a full-blown curriculum like this one from Structured Learning. End-of-year assessments of the Common Core grade-level standards are delivered online.

New-Teacher Academy 2015 on #ntchat: Lesson Planning

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I asked several talented educators, active in social media, to join me and contribute weekly to this series and it was a huge success! To collaborate in more detail on these and other topics, I invite you to join New Teacher chat on Twitter. 4) Assessment.

Looking Back & Remembering @Joe_Bower @DevenKBlack @BobSprankle

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While I am deeply saddened that our live conversations and interactions have come to an end, social media has provided an outlet for their ideas to live on. He was one of my 25 favorites on Twitter as well.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” The Whiteboard Advisors’ latest “Education Insider” report ( PDF ) is on assessment trends, higher education, and the presidential campaigns. “ Penn State president appalled at media frenzy over new Paterno allegations.” Education Politics.

Creating Products to Show and Share Learning

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Furthermore, I can share what I have made with the world through my website and social media. With websites and social media, students certainly have the ability to reach a potentially global audience. Luckily, we can find student-created media online.

Draw on Student Interests to Make the Common Core Work for You

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As the new school year begins, articles and resources dedicated to helping teachers develop curriculum and assessments aligned to the Common Core literacy standards are popping up everywhere. As teachers who spend time with teenagers know, they are developing citizens with amazing idealism and passionate opinions about real-world social issues, and we need to respect them as such by organizing our instruction around the topics they care about.

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Thanks to the GEC Sponsors Social Media Amazing List of Currently Scheduled Sessions! Dr. Lesley Farmer, Professor of Library Media Where Do The Children Play - Freda Goodman Why Baki Matters: Stories and Projects from Silk Road - Melda Yildiz, Ed.D.

8 Things to Look for in Today’s Professional Learning (Part 2)

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Differing between the time when you “google” something versus asking the same question on Twitter can not only help you get better results, but in the long run, save time (which no one has enough of). Self-Assessment. Self-Assessment.

Education Technology and the 'New Economy'

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My work as a thinker and writer about tech and ed-tech – and one explicitly committed to social justice – has been profoundly affected by Seymour. ” The technology revolution has delivered Google searches, Facebook friends, iPhone apps, Twitter rants and shopping for almost anything on Amazon, all in the past decade and a half. “Will this new ‘socially assistive robot’ from MIT Media Lab (or its progeny) replace teachers?”

Learning Revolution Week's Events - Evernote in the Classroom - Yong Zhao - Google+ vs. Ning

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Connect With the Learning Revolution Project on Social Media. The Learning Revolution, as a new project, could use some help building our social media presence and credibility. You can also follow us on Twitter for weekly updates, conference schedules and activities. Presenters: Barry Fishman (University of Michigan), Lori Takeuchi (The Joan Ganz Cooney Center), and Michelle Riconscente (GlassLab/NYU), Seeta Pai (Common Sense Media).

9 New Teacher Survival Tips

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If you can find the creator (via Twitter, Instagram, or Email), reach out to say thanks, that's even BETTER! When doing class orientations and expectations, throw it out to the kids to come up with 5 or 10 behavior guidelines or norms that they can all agree upon. why Twitter Rocks!