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.

A community broadband approach to closing the connectivity gap

Education Superhighway

Jojo Myers Campos is the state broadband development manager and has been working on the Nevada Connect Kids Initiative for the past two years. What experiences led you to become passionate about expanding broadband access?

Redesigned Cloud Portal to Safeguard Student Internet Access

Kajeet

Also, when students are unsupervised, they tend to wander to entertainment or social media sites. Mobile Broadband Technology Insight SentinelSince 2016, there have been over 353 reported cyber incidents in K-12.

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

Technology like tablets PCs, apps, and access to broadband internet are lubricating the shift to mobile learning, but a truly immersive mobile learning environment goes beyond the tools for learning to the lives and communities valued by each individual learner.

6 Edtech New Year’s Resolutions

Tom Murray

Equity in access, from broadband to devices is a concern and something that districts need to work to meet head on. “ It’s also vital that school leaders take a hard look at access once students leave the school doors, as five million of the 29 million households with school-aged children lack access to high quality broadband while at home according to a Pew Research Center report. Commit to Leveraging Social Media and Telling Your Great Story!

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Why a Maryland CIO Created a Forum to Connect K-12 Students

Education Superhighway

In addition to celebrating school districts nationwide, this year our blog will feature a new Broadband Leaders series. Stay tuned for the next installment in our Broadband Leaders series, and feel free to connect with us on social media to celebrate K-12 connectivity leaders in your state.

How Tech Enhances Class Performance

Ask a Tech Teacher

California has recently increased state investment in school technology , focusing on better broadband connections and supporting further teaching of computer science.

Can your internet service provider help close the digital divide?

eSchool News

However, only 18 percent of teachers reported the majority of students have access to the digital tools they need at home, which left those students without access to broadband at a significant disadvantage.

Four game changers

Learning with 'e's

OLPC is premised on the basis of one child interacting with one free laptop, in many ways a counter to social forms of learning witnessed in communal contexts such as Mitra's Hole in the Wall project. OER computer games social media OLPC

3 Techniques for Promoting Resilience in Adult Digital Literacy

Digital Promise

Pew research suggests just 24 percent of US adults with less than a high-school diploma have home broadband access, while further Pew research indicates 95 percent of U.S.

How a tech director increased digital access

Education Superhighway

She’s a big advocate for expanding broadband access and digital equity, and she has become a key strategic planner for school Internet in Virginia. This diverse group of stakeholders gave us feedback on network infrastructure and broadband to VA school divisions.

Students Size Up Edtech’s Dark Side

Edsurge

My students are also in a graduate program that teaches critical understanding of media. Here were the three biggest trends they identified (in no particular order): Tech Addiction Rich media—gaming, VR, mixed reality—can be so powerful that they distract us from the offline world.

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6 Practical strategies for teaching across the digital divide

Neo LMS

To my untrained statistician’s eye these figures seem moderate, and indicate that the digitization of the classroom is not happening as rapidly as the tech media would have us think. Starting a social media account.

The Next Big Trends in #EdTech from @ISTE CEO Richard Culatta at #ISTE19

The Innovative Educator

Dr. Curran explained that she and her son have a joint social media account. They use social media side by side so that when he turns 13 he will have the tools and guidance necessary to be successful.

How technology can amplify the effects of good teaching

Education Superhighway

What led you to become passionate about expanding broadband access, and what motivates you most about your role as Director of Instructional Policy and State E-rate Coordinator at DESE?

How a State E-rate Coordinator Drives Digital Access

Education Superhighway

We spoke with her about the challenges and triumphs she’s seen in advocating for broadband access across the state for the second installment in our new Broadband Leaders series. . I’m a very social and collaborative person, so my approach to handling that stress and confusion was to join everyone together to tackle applications as a group. You’ve driven thousands of miles across the state to meet with school district leaders about their broadband upgrades.

Announcing the Library 2.019 "Open Data" Mini-Conference - June 5th

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2019 and #libraryopendata on their social media posts leading up to and during the event. At NTIA, she was responsible for the National Broadband Map, the largest open dataset of its kind, and $300M in grants to support the digital economy.

CUE Leaders Make National Impact: Members Educate Legislators and Policymakers in D.C.

CUE

Commissioner Michael O’Reilly met personally with the group and spoke to his belief that schools are purchasing too much broadband and need to be monitored for wasteful spending. Authors Pam Gildersleeve-Hernandez, Micah Studer, and CUE CEO Mike Lawrence.

A hidden, public internet asset that could get more kids online for learning

The Hechinger Report

This asset was handed to [school districts and educational nonprofits] with the expectation that they deliver educational and social value in return. Bush called for universal broadband access in America by 2007. Home broadband is increasingly a must-have for education.

Get Inspired By & Connect to #CDEtop30 #EdTech Transformers

The Innovative Educator

If there is, in the age of social media, access to the source is just a Tweet away. keithkrueger leads @CoSN in advocating for school and library broadband funding #CDEtop30 #edtech Below is the "Transforming the Classroom" infographic.

Awareness, Assessment, and Access: Improving Adult Digital Literacy

Digital Promise

” To help increase digital literacy awareness in underserved communities, Broadband Rhode Island , a partner with RIFLI, created a curriculum in 2011 for adult education teachers to promote digital literacy among adult learners. To address these different learning levels, RIFLI uses the Northstar Digital Literacy assessment exam as the basis for a curriculum that teaches how to use a computer to using Microsoft Excel and Word as well as social media, specifically Facebook.

Strategies for Closing the Digital Equity Gap

edWeb.net

As edtech leaders and stakeholders work to eliminate the homework gap, solutions such as mobile hotspots, low-cost broadband, private LTE networks and even Wifi on buses have the potential to ensure that students have 24/7 access to their education.

The Power of Delayed Gratification

EdSense

The best example is the advertisement of MTS Internet Broadband where the moment a baby is born, he is internet-ready and far ahead of the grown ups around. better stress management and social skills and other life measures.

CUE Leaders Make National Impact: Members Educate Legislators and Policymakers in D.C.

CUE

Commissioner Michael O’Reilly met personally with the group and spoke to his belief that schools are purchasing too much broadband and need to be monitored for wasteful spending. the authors Pam Gildersleeve-Hernandez and Micah Studer with CUE CEO Mike Lawrence.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: April 1, 2017 Ofsted to 'snoop' on parents' and pupils' social media | iNews → Its like Klout, but for school accountability. The social consequences for the field of education in general are significant."

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: April 1, 2017 Ofsted to 'snoop' on parents' and pupils' social media | iNews → Its like Klout, but for school accountability. The social consequences for the field of education in general are significant."

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"Open Data" Mini-Conference - June 5th - Session Detail Added

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2019 and #libraryopendata on their social media posts leading up to and during the event. At NTIA, she was responsible for the National Broadband Map, the largest open dataset of its kind, and $300M in grants to support the digital economy.

The Problem With Expecting Student Access

CUE

While their peers who have access to high speed internet and tech spend an awful lot of time practicing digital fluency in social media (and yes, that is definitely practice), the tech-less kids spend their free time away from a keyboard.

From Flip Phones and Faxes to Future Focused Learning

Fractus Learning

They are the generation that sees ultrafast broadband and wi-fi as a basic right. And of course the ability to add media rich work directly from the camera roll makes blogging easier than ever before. Social media takes center stage for many of them. I’m a Gen X baby.

Keynote Panel Announced - Library 2.019 "Open Data" Mini-Conference - June 5th

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2019 and #libraryopendata on their social media posts leading up to and during the event. At NTIA, she was responsible for the National Broadband Map, the largest open dataset of its kind, and $300M in grants to support the digital economy.

16 Great NonProfits Working to Support EdTech in Schools

Tom Murray

When I got connected on social media, my lens grew and I became aware of more organizations, as well as some of their supporting tools and resources. Such opportunity requires high-speed broadband in every school and Education SuperHighway is working to make that opportunity a reality.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 37 Edition)

Doug Levin

Educators and students are compelled to use centrally purchased tools, data systems, and popular social media platforms. → The hacked account was live for over 40 hours, while the media continued to publicize it and draw new viewers. Lots more to say about what happened here, but schools would do well to ensure that they remain in control of their social media accounts.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 37 Edition)

Doug Levin

Educators and students are compelled to use centrally purchased tools, data systems, and popular social media platforms. → The hacked account was live for over 40 hours, while the media continued to publicize it and draw new viewers. Lots more to say about what happened here, but schools would do well to ensure that they remain in control of their social media accounts.

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How can my state of Vermont attract younger people to live here?

Bryan Alexander

Our strong communities, including actual, for-real town meetings, can speak to those seeking strong social ties. Make social opportunities for people under 50. Our social media usage is low. How can my state of Vermont attract greater numbers of younger people?

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 10 Edition)

Doug Levin

Ever wonder how stories promoted by ‘thought leaders’ on social media get selected? million Idaho Education Network settlement | Idaho EdNews → After eight years - and with state-issued checks totaling $3.4M - the state has closed the costly and convoluted case of the Idaho Education Network broadband project. Filter bubbles are bad, including in educational technology.

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