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Recognizing the Digital Assets You Have at Your Disposal

A Principal's Reflections

However, there is a big difference between talk or desire to innovate and an evidence base that illustrates an actual improvement grounded in better outcomes. I have also been blessed to observe great examples that members of my Personal Learning Network (PLN) make available on social media.

Incorporating Social Media and Digital Citizenship in the First-Year Experience Course

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Part of that program requires (nearly) all undergraduate students to take a First-Year Seminar (FYS) course and one of the resolutions updated some of the specific outcomes of that course. In this post I’ll discuss how we’re approaching the new outcome of “responsible use of the internet and other social media” that the faculty have added to the course. Social Networking Services

Become the Storyteller-in-Chief

A Principal's Reflections

Schedules will be finalized, lessons developed, assessments graded, observations completed, meetings attended, and this basic routine in some slightly altered format will continue throughout the year. Change Public Relations Social Media social media strategy

Twitter Is Funding Research Into Online Civility. Here’s How One Project Will Work.

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Twitter has pledged to increase the “health” and “civility” of discourse on its platform, and it recently teamed up with college researchers to address the challenge. Healthy is not a word often used to describe conversations on Twitter and other social-media platforms these days. If you want to improve something, you must be able to measure it,” said Twitter officials in a blog post about the effort, paraphrasing the famous quote by business guru Peter Drucker.

The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

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Social Media and Connected Learning. This is a huge shift from two years ago when there were very few people tweeting at the conference and Twitter wasn’t widely considered a tool for schools and teachers (and students).

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

A Principal's Reflections

The catalyst for this transformation came in part from Twitter. My experiences in this social space forced me to take a critical lens to my professional practice as well as that of my staff in my school. Over time my primary use of social media shifted from communicator to learner.

The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

Philly Teacher

Social Media and Connected Learning. This is a huge shift from two years ago when there were very few people tweeting at the conference and Twitter wasn’t widely considered a tool for schools and teachers (and students).

Digital Citizenship & Data Collection

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

This topic came up in last night''s #engchat on Twitter about college admissions essays. Students tracking their digital footprint could make for a horrifying or surprising project and very relevant in this world where social media puts one''s actions on full display.

College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

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social media. Assessment is based on involvement, interaction with classmates, and completion of projects so be prepared to be fully-involved and an eager risk-taker. Assess student writing without discouraging creativity via easy-to-use tech tools.

College Credit Classes onTechnology in Education

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social media. Assessment is based on involvement, interaction with classmates, and completion of projects so be prepared to be fully-involved and an eager risk-taker. Assess student writing without discouraging creativity via easy-to-use tech tools.

What Research Says About Driving Growth for Writers With Practice, Feedback and Revision

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When appropriate, students can learn to share their work through social media or sites like Youth Voices , extending their sense of audience, purpose, and genre that comes from a foundation of good writing instruction. Assessing one’s own writing and providing feedback to peers both help to move students forward as writers. Troy Hicks’ Twitter: @hickstro. Writable Twitter: @getwritable. Feel free to use the comment area below or reach out on Twitter: @hickstro.

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College Credit Classes onTechnology in Education

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social media. Assessment is based on involvement, interaction with classmates, and completion of projects so be prepared to be fully-involved and an eager risk-taker. Assess student writing without discouraging creativity via easy-to-use tech tools.

Why Learning and People Should Come First

A Principal's Reflections

The bottom line is that if we don’t get the instructional design right first, then the chances of technology improving learning outcomes is slim to none. Both of these outcomes should never be driven by a tool, device, or program.

College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

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social media. Assessment is based on involvement, interaction with classmates, and completion of projects so be prepared to be fully-involved and an eager risk-taker. How to Leverage Technology to Teach and Assess Writing. Assess student technology use organically.

Learning Transformed Course

A Principal's Reflections

Tom Murray and I have watched many book studies and Twitter chats unfold since the release of the book in June of 2017. Below you will see how the course is structured as well as learner outcomes. The reaction to Learning Transformed has been truly humbling.

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What Gartner’s Top Tech Trends for 2019 Mean for Education

EdTech Magazine

School districts have already seen some of these tools enter the educational space, with innovations such as AI-enabled teaching assistant programs and advanced data collection and analysis to improve student assessments. Twitter.

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College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

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social media. Assessment is based on involvement, interaction with classmates, and completion of projects so be prepared to be fully-involved and an eager risk-taker. Assess student writing without discouraging creativity via easy-to-use tech tools.

Why Teacher Recruitment Needs to Change

Insight Education Group

We also know that teacher quality has a greater impact on student outcomes than any other factor, including race, socioeconomic status, and prior academic record. University of Tennessee Value-Added Research and Assessment Center.

New-Teacher Academy 2015 on #ntchat: Lesson Planning

Teaching With Soul

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.

Top 10 Google Classroom Updates for Back to School!

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Cross-posted from Google for Education Blog We’ve seen educators do incredible things with G Suite for Education tools : creatively teach classroom material, collaborate with students, and design innovative assignments to achieve meaningful outcomes.

The Scarlet Rating: How One ‘Improvement Required’ School Seeks a Turnaround

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You have the local media, you got the state, you have everyone telling your story from their perspective, but no one was hearing about the hard work teachers were doing. Each year students in Texas are required to take the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness exam, also known as the STAAR exam. If we want our student outcomes to change, we have to change our adult behaviors. If we want our student outcomes to change, we have to change our adult behaviors.”.

Punk learning

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Some of the early MOOCs also allowed students to choose their own preferred method of assessment, and spawned many creative outcomes such as global radio with #ds106. By 1977, punk music had emerged as a creative force to be reckoned with.

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Truth, truthiness, triangulation and the librarian way: A news literacy toolkit for a “post-truth” world

NeverEndingSearch

News hits us across media platforms and devices, in a landscape populated by all degrees of professional journalists and citizen journalists and satirists and hoaxers and folks paid or personally moved to write intentionally fake news. NewseumED : Learning tools on media literacy.

Experiences in Self-Determined Learning: Moving from Education 1.0 Through Education 2.0 Towards Education 3.0

User Generated Education

Moving Forward in the PAH Continuum: Maximizing the Power of the Social Web: Lisa Marie Blaschke. Assessment as an Ongoing Act of Learning: A Heutagogical Approach: Melanie Booth. Collaboration and social negotiation is encouraged among learners.

We All Teach SEL: Self-Control Activities and Tools for Students

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Building SEL (social and emotional learning) skills such as self-control requires face-to-face interaction, meaningful discussion, and reflection. Take action Teach a lesson that helps students think about possible outcomes before posting on social media. Host a discussion around our digital impulses (clicking on junk articles, scrolling on social media, or posting for likes). For social studies classrooms PenPal Schools. Twitter.

We All Teach SEL: Self-Control Activities and Tools for Students

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Building SEL (social and emotional learning) skills such as self-control requires face-to-face interaction, meaningful discussion, and reflection. Take action Teach a lesson that helps students think about possible outcomes before posting on social media. Host a discussion around our digital impulses (clicking on junk articles, scrolling on social media, or posting for likes). For social studies classrooms PenPal Schools. Twitter.

10 ways Google is making Classroom and Forms easier for teachers this school year

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We’ve seen educators do incredible things with G Suite for Education tools: creatively teach classroom material, collaborate with students, and design innovative assignments to achieve meaningful outcomes. Stay tuned on Twitter this Back to School season for more.

Creating Products to Show and Share Learning

Learning in Hand

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.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” 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.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Student Tech Conference - Mrs. Field's 25% Holiday Discount - Inventor's Bootcamp - Nepali Schools

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The strands include Making, Design and Innovation , Student Technology Clubs , Technology in Schools – Projects and Collaborations , Educational Technology Tools , Students and Social Media , and Entrepreneurship. Monday, December 8th at 8pm #TLChat Live on Twitter!

GlobalEdCon 2013 Day Four + Helping the New Grassroots Projects

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

PROJECT: Student Visits-Exchanges-Collaborations PROJECT: MOOCs PROJECT: Google Helpouts PROJECT: Uniting Around One Social Cause PROJECT: International Co-Teaching A summary of today''s sessions is shown below in US-Eastern Standard Time (GMT/UTC-5). Our free conference runs all week and is open to anyone to attend--spread the word with Twitter hashtag # globaled13. Today is day four of the 2013 Global Education Conference. Hard to believe we''re almost at the end!

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The Free and Online 2014 School Leadership Summit Starts Wednesday! (Full Session List)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

If you want to follow those tweets, you can either track the conference hashtag #ticalsls14 or you can follow the Learning Revolution Twitter account at @learnrevproject.

Education Technology and the History of the Future of Credentialing

Hack Education

” The University of Northern New Jersey had a website – one with a.edu domain, to boot – as well as several active social media profiles. There was a regularly updated Facebook page, a Twitter account, as well as a LinkedIn profile for its supposed president. No surprise, with the built-in necessity of testing, competency-based education is lauded by assessment companies. No you can’t simply put “social capital” on the blockchain.

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

” And I wondered at the time if that would be the outcome for MOOCs. ”) It was certainly the outcome that investors were hoping for Edmodo , which raised $25 million in 2012, boasting that it had 15 million users.

Notes from Some Summer Reading 2018 f/ @shawnachor @gretchenrubin @micheleborba @IAmMarkManson @askpang @DanielCoyle @DanielPink @simonsinek

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It dramatically raises their stress levels while robbing them of social connection, sleep, attention, happiness, and health. At the end of the year, he has some great blog posts and a pile of Twitter tweets to show for it.