Avoiding the Pitfalls of Social Media

edWeb.net

The drawbacks of social media are well-documented—like anonymous trolls posting negative comments just to spark controversy. In addition to negative commentary, Knowles acknowledged other challenges to adopting social media for education.

Blended Learning – How to Make it Work in the Classroom.

EdTech4Beginners

A teacher has to teach over 20 students with different learning styles, skills and priorities, which is a challenging task, especially when the classroom time is limited. As you see, the blending learning has a bunch of benefits, but only when it is applied wisely.

Getting schooled in social media

The Hechinger Report

Joe Sanfelippo, superintendent of Fall Creek school district in Wisconsin, leads a social media campaign for his schools using the hashtag #gocrickets. Parents can follow the Twitter feed, and say, ‘Don’t you have that paper due soon in social studies class?’ ” Terrill said.

College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

Through the Midwest Teachers Institute , I offer four grad school classes that teach how to blend technology with traditional lesson plans. In this class, you’ll learn what topics to introduce, how to unpack them, and how to make them authentic to student lives. social media.

No 1:1 devices? You can be an awesome tech using school anyway!

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Gail Charnick and her teachers are using a variety of technologies and showing that you don’t have to be 1 to 1 to be leading edge.

College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

Through the Midwest Teachers Institute , I offer four college-credit classes that teach how to blend technology with traditional lesson plans. In this class, you’ll learn what topics to introduce, how to unpack them, and how to make them authentic to student lives. social media.

The Best PD for Math Teachers (and How to Use It) #mtbos #iteachmath

The CoolCatTeacher

David Petro on episode 294 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. David Petro has been using Twitter for his math PD for more than eight years. Twitter is now different. David: Don’t write Twitter off.

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Supercharge Student (and Teacher) Financial Literacy With #PowerofEcon Day on April 26

The CoolCatTeacher

Subtitle: Sponsored by Discovery Education and CME Group From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. These free activities and a power-packed Twitter chat will energize and provide support for your financial literacy discussions.

VR & AR in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Hall Davidson shares both simple explanations of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) in the classroom.

20 Ways to Have a Summer That Matters

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today I want to challenge your thinking about your summer. So, I’ve collected twenty of the best ways to make this summer one of learning. So, decide how you’re going to learn.

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Let’s Try Because Our Students Need Us: A Story of Persistent Edtech Integration

The CoolCatTeacher

Evan Mosier in Episode 352 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. I am also the Yearbook Adviser, website and social media administrator. 23 GSuite Ideas to Excite Kids About Learning.

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5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 135 from the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. They’re doing awesome things to drive inquiry based learning. Idea #1: Use Formative Data to Improve Learning. Learn more about formative assessment.

A virtual tour of blended-learning schools, so others can see how it’s done

The Hechinger Report

Or they might try to talk to other teachers on social media, perhaps in an education technology Twitter chat. Beth Rabbitt, CEO of The Learning Accelerator. The Learning Accelerator winnowed it down to six top-performing schools. Read more about Blended Learning.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning. Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information. Social studies teachers will adore these!

Whose Land? Understanding Indigenous Peoples Through Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Michael Furdyk from Taking IT Global talks about some global initiatives to help students understand indigenous peoples and develop empathy including Whose Land. Listen to the Show.

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Tips for Successful Digital Parenting

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Weston Kieschnick on the 10-minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Learn what I do now to make the fall even more wonderful! Twitter handle: @wes_kieschnick.

Next Gen Professional Development pt 2- Upskilling

CUE

Have you ever learned something by failing for a bit and then mastering the concept by simply doing it? Back in the early 2000s, we didn’t have an option for social media – so I gave everyone my email. . Social Media Support.

Wanda Terral: 5 Ways to Help Kids Understand Digital Safety Without Scaring Them To Death

The CoolCatTeacher

Wanda Terral on episode 305 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Because there are risks, and a lot of kids don’t think about all their private social media that they think are private, but they’re really not.

#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. We discuss what going to the next level in the classroom and in online learning means both at the secondary and college level.

36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

and a Link to a Free Resource with More Tips From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Haiku Learning (my LMS). Haiku Learning is my Learning Management system. Haiku Learning is the tool I use to blend my classroom.

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Check out the NEW site: ClassroomCribs AND see How-To Set Up Brain-Friendly, Beautiful Learning Spaces!

Kleinspiration

Free Classroom Design Webinar: I would love for you to join me on Tuesday, July 29th at 3pm ET for a free webinar all on setting up your classroom learning space. Both individuals have lot of experience in establishing smart design for learning spaces.

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Digital Assessments: More than an online quiz

Class Tech Integrate

The biggest arguably being that technology allows for great support of Personalized Learning. So is taking a quiz and putting it in Google Forms personalized learning? Video & Multimedia - So many video and media tools available these days.

Google Plus Made My Students Say More

jackcwest

And like many of my generation,… blended learning EdTech Facebook Google Social Media Teaching Twitter google plusI didn’t get it at first, but I’m an experimenter so I persisted. To me Facebook is a bit of a nuisance. I have a profile that I created a few years after everyone else in the world did (or at least after about 500 million of them did).

Google Plus Made My Students Say More

jackcwest

And like many of my generation,… blended learning EdTech Facebook Google Social Media Teaching Twitter google plus I didn’t get it at first, but I’m an experimenter so I persisted. To me Facebook is a bit of a nuisance. I have a profile that I created a few years after everyone else in the world did (or at least after about 500 million of them did).

Meaningful Collaboration in the Classroom – SULS026

Shake Up Learning

The post Meaningful Collaboration in the Classroom – SULS026 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Listen to learn how you can uplevel your lessons on this episode of #ShakeUpLearning podcast. Learn more about the book at [link]. Twitter: @33heupel.

Interview on Down the Hall Podcast

EdTechSandyK

Down the Hall is produced by the External Programs and Learning Technologies (EPLT) department of the University of British Columbia. How important of a resource are various social media for doing this? What form would this kind of learning take? ·

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60 Tools to Inspire Students with Chromebooks – SULS009

Shake Up Learning

The post 60 Tools to Inspire Students with Chromebooks – SULS009 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In This Episode: [00:28] – Welcome to episode 9 of the Shake Up Learning Show! 01:05] – Kasey sends a shoutout to @AlexTravisITRT on Twitter. [03:18]

The Learning Mixologist – #ISTE19 (FREE Preview) – SULS017

Shake Up Learning

The post The Learning Mixologist – #ISTE19 (FREE Preview) – SULS017 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Tune in today to learn more about The Learning Mixologist – # ISTE19 (FREE Preview) with Holly Clark. Join the Shake Up Learning Summer Book Study. [03:34]

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A Novel Idea For Student Writing

CUE

Digital citizenship: since our novel-writing is supported by an interactive website, our students learn how to work, participate, and contribute to an online community. She also teaches a digital design class and a broadcast media class, where her students produce the school’s daily news show.

How to Create a Class Brand (and much more!) with Tony Vincent – SULS011

Shake Up Learning

with Tony Vincent – SULS011 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Tony Vincent , from Learning in Hand , shares many genius tips in this episode. In This Episode: [00:28] – Welcome to episode 11 of the Shake Up Learning Show! Join the Shake Up Learning Book Study!

How to Choose a Digital Assessment Strategy – SULS010

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Choose a Digital Assessment Strategy – SULS010 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Every teacher can learn something from this very special on-air coaching episode. She suggests visiting her site Teach Mom Repeat or visiting her on Twitter or on Instagram. [44:19]

5 things you should know about Periscope for education

eSchool News

Pros and cons for educators considering Twitter’s new live video streaming service. Ever since Twitter introduced its live streaming service, Periscope , earlier this year, educators have become enamored. Are we telling our students that their learning is disposable?

Teacher Creativity Skill: Create Digital Learning Spaces

The Playground Advocate

Online learning experiences can be both transformative and restrictive. Learning when and how best to use digital environments in the service of learning requires more than just a passing thought. Poorly designed spaces can interfere with a student''s ability to engage and learn.

Every Student Should Publish for the World!

Shake Up Learning

appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The reality is this is a real-world skill and can be a very important and authentic learning experience for students of all ages. Ask your PLN on Twitter, Facebook, etc. Social Media. Shake Up Learning 2017.

[On-Air Coaching] Staying Focused on the Learning Goals, Not the Technology – SULS006

Shake Up Learning

The post [On-Air Coaching] Staying Focused on the Learning Goals, Not the Technology – SULS006 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. She’s inspired by technology without always thinking things through to the end in terms of planning and her learning goals.

Using Google Apps to Support Reading and Writing in the Classroom (Recorded Webinar)

Shake Up Learning

The post Using Google Apps to Support Reading and Writing in the Classroom (Recorded Webinar) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Bring Shake Up Learning to Your School. Blended Learning with Chromebooks (workshop or presentation). Connect with Shake Up Learning.

Make Your Google Drive Beautiful | Episode 10 of #GTTribe

Shake Up Learning

The post Make Your Google Drive Beautiful | Episode 10 of #GTTribe appeared first on Shake Up Learning. in Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning and a specialist in English. Connect with Jen: Twitter: @virtualgiff. Follow Us on Social Media. Shake Up Learning 2017.

The Ultimate Google Cardboard and Expeditions Resource Guide

Shake Up Learning

The post The Ultimate Google Cardboard and Expeditions Resource Guide appeared first on Shake Up Learning. I am a learner first, so as I learn and curate resources, I will share them with the Shake Up Learning readers. Shake Up Learning Blog Posts About Google Expeditions and VR.

#GAFE4Littles with Christine Pinto | Episode 6 of The Google Teacher Tribe

Shake Up Learning

The post #GAFE4Littles with Christine Pinto | Episode 6 of The Google Teacher Tribe appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Follow Us on Social Media. Follow @GTeacherTribe on Twitter. Connect with Shake Up Learning. Shake Up Learning 2017.

A Pedagogical Shift Needed for Digital Success

A Principal's Reflections

In a previous post I discussed in detail strategies to help ensure the effective use of technology to improve learning outcomes. I get the fact that technology can increase engagement, but if that engagement does not lead to evidence of learning then what’s the point?