Apps and Social Media in the Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

In support of the school’s BYOD initiative, Mrs. Chellani has recently discovered and integrated a new app called Socrative , a free, online polling tool. Students in Mr. Devereaux''s AP Biology class are creating social media accounts for the immune system.

Debunking 3 myths about BYOD in the classroom

Neo LMS

BYOD — Bring Your Own Device — has gained some momentum in today’s education system. From temp teachers to entire school districts, more and more educational staff debate about or seriously consider the adoption of BYOD in their instruction. Myth No 2: BYOD is not safe.

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5 Strategies for Building a Powerful BYOD Classroom

Brilliant or Insane

I’ve heard many horror stories of monumental failures from first-year BYOD teachers, and most could have been avoided with some simple planning. The post 5 Strategies for Building a Powerful BYOD Classroom appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Brilliant or Insane.

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Is your classroom ready for BYOD?

Neo LMS

BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) classroom setups are very common nowadays, but there are a few aspects to consider before implementing them. I tried to BYOD when I was in college and the reactions of my teachers were mixed – some were totally open to it, while others were a bit cautious.

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BYOD and the Paperless Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

NMHS teachers are also beginning to to integrate social media tools that are blocked and banned in the majority of schools across the country. BYOD educational technology New Milford High School Social Media Vikki Smith

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How to craft useful, student-centered social media policies

eSchool News

Whether your school or district has officially adopted social media or not, conversations are happening in and around your school on everything from Facebook to Snapchat. The go-to method for guiding this practice is setting up district social media guidelines or policies.

How to Craft Useful, Student-Centered Social Media Policies

Graphite Blog

Whether your school or district has officially adopted social media or not, conversations are happening in and around your school on everything from Facebook to Snapchat. Schools must reckon with this reality and commit to supporting thoughtful and critical social media use among students, teachers, and administrators. The go-to method for guiding this practice is setting up district social media guidelines or policies.

Savvy #ISTE17 Interviews: BYOD ISTE Sessions for Tuesday

Teacher Reboot Camp

This year Cori helped oversee the BYOD sessions. Cori gives a quick overview of Monday’s BYOD sessions. I have included a list of BYOD sessions you could attend today, Tuesday, with times listed and room numbers. Tuesday BYOD Sessions. Social Media for the Library (B311). Conference Highlights #ISTE2017 #NOTATISTE byod edtech ISTE ISTE 2017

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How to Craft Useful, Student-Centered Social Media Policies

Graphite Blog

Whether your school or district has officially adopted social media or not, conversations are happening in and around your school on everything from Facebook to Snapchat. Schools must reckon with this reality and commit to supporting thoughtful and critical social media use among students, teachers, and administrators. The go-to method for guiding this practice is setting up district social media guidelines or policies.

How to Craft Useful, Student-Centered Social Media Policies

Graphite Blog

Whether your school or district has officially adopted social media or not, conversations are happening in and around your school on everything from Facebook to Snapchat. Schools must reckon with this reality and commit to supporting thoughtful and critical social media use among students, teachers, and administrators. The go-to method for guiding this practice is setting up district social media guidelines or policies.

Are You Leading with Fear? #BYOD

The Mobile Native

There are major concerns regarding social media and the fear of allowing students to use their cell phones for educational purposes. BYOD BYOT Remind101

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A Wake Up Call For School Leaders

A Principal's Reflections

Thus, the use of social media in schools by educators continues to be an uphill battle. Simply communicating and telling your story with social media tools can accomplish this. That is not BYOD. Change Digital Leadership Social Media

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10 Pros And Cons Of A Bring Your Own Device Scheme.

EdTech4Beginners

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) schemes have got more and more popular over recent years. Below I have listed 10 pros and cons of BYOD: PROS: 1) The devices are excellent learning tools which bring a lot to the classroom. 5) BYOD leads to more copying and pasting.

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9 Actions + Policies Necessary To Embrace Cell Phones for #MLearning + #BYOD

The Innovative Educator

While interest is growing in the usage of mobile devices in school, a report on learning with mobile devices and social media tells us administrators still struggle with key concerns.

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

NeverEndingSearch

Claims on Social Media : Students consider the sources of a tweet and the information contained in it in order to describe what makes it both a useful and not useful source of information. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses.

4 Take Aways from ATLIS 2017

Indiana Jen

As they are repositories of information (social security numbers, credit cards, names and address, etc), schools need to be especially vigilant about the security of their systems. For example, Margie Llines and Rurik Nackerud tackled Equity in BYOD.

3 people & 3 ideas for using Twitter to share, discover, & connect with students

The Innovative Educator

BYOD / BYOT Cell phones in Education social media in education Twitter in Education Twitter ( www.Twitter.com ) is a great tool for sharing, discovering, and connecting with others who care about the same ideas and information.

It's Not a Technology Issue

A Principal's Reflections

This ends up resulting in the formation of rules and policies that severely restrict or prohibit student use of mobile technology and social media as tools to support and/or enhance learning. Today’s students text or communicate via social media.

Is Edu Connected Collaboration Just Whistling In The Wind?

My Island View

It was considered a social media application for professionals. Edcamps, One-to-One initiatives, Flipped Class, BYOD and connected collaboration were all topics discussed and vetted long before they were even recognized in the brick and mortar world of education.

The future of education in 2016, from the sharing economy to BYOD: my Future Trends Forum recording and materials

Bryan Alexander

Technology topics included social media, video, 3d printing, VR, internet of things, automation, and privacy. Educational technology : I noted stories about MOOCs growing, social media, 3d printing stretching across the curriculum, brainstorming about VR and automation.

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Technology and Capstone Courses

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

The Internet and the applications which allow for connection such as social media, text applications, voice over IP and video conferencing applications enable authentic connections to each other and others outside the school walls.

Is Edu Connected Collaboration Just Whistling In The Wind?

My Island View

It was considered a social media application for professionals. Edcamps, One-to-One initiatives, Flipped Class, BYOD and connected collaboration were all topics discussed and vetted long before they were even recognized in the brick and mortar world of education.

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Is Edu Connected Collaboration Just Whistling In The Wind?

My Island View

It was considered a social media application for professionals. Edcamps, One-to-One initiatives, Flipped Class, BYOD and connected collaboration were all topics discussed and vetted long before they were even recognized in the brick and mortar world of education.

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How to Decode a Tweet

EdTechSandyK

For example "Really enjoyed the story on BYOD. digital literacy social media social networking twitter When you first start using Twitter, one of the things you have to figure out is how to decode Tweets. What does each part represent?

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On Aer

Learning with 'e's

We sat outside in the early spring sunshine of Portlaiose and discussed blogging, social media, the state of education, ideal schools of the future, innovation and technology, and a whole host of related topics.

Game changers in the Training Zone

Learning with 'e's

Using your own personal devices to access learning, access peer groups, access social networking, access the ability to create and share content, anywhere and everywhere.

You Don't Have to Marry It!

The Daring Librarian

We''re not a 1:1 or total BYOD school. How about Social Media? Twitter Flickr Vine YouTube Blogger Edublogs Instagram LinkedIn Facebook SnapChat There''s a LOT of Social Media outlets that are out there - which ones should you join?

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I See Brilliant People – #ISTE2016 #iplza16

Kyle Pace

Connected Educator EdTech Education Leadership ProfessionalDevelopment Social MediaDuring the last two weeks, I had the privilege of traveling to Austin, Texas for iPadpalooza and then to Denver, Colorado for ISTE.

Smartphone Learning

IT Bill

mobile computing, mobile apps, social media, BYOD, mobile learning). By using Google Drive or Archive.org , media can be made available for students to download offline, when they may be without a WiFi connection as well as for those students with limited data plans.

The Seeds of Innovation

A Principal's Reflections

A few weeks ago, I made a commitment to visit schools that are using social media, smartphones, texting, and other digital technologies, as a vital part of daily classroom instruction. Also, his research looks at race, social class, and gender in educational settings.

I See Brilliant People – #ISTE2016 #iplza16

Kyle Pace

Connected Educator EdTech Education Leadership ProfessionalDevelopment Social MediaDuring the last two weeks, I had the privilege of traveling to Austin, Texas for iPadpalooza and then to Denver, Colorado for ISTE.

Edcanvas: The Art of Curating

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

With multiple options for sharing via social media and QR codes and embedding in Edmodo and created webpages, Edcanvas is ideal for sharing with other educators and students in 1:1 and BYOD classrooms. edtech #ELAFlip #flipclass BYOD Edcanvas edmodo paperless QR codes

#ISTE2014 Use Twitter & Voxer when Travel Plans Go Awry

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Modern communication systems and social media provided transparency to our travels, reassuring a nervous mother that her daughter was in good hands as we left Atlantic City to catch a flight out of Philly. ISTE2014 BYOD edtech twitter Voxer

Are You a Critical Consumer?

A Principal's Reflections

The exponential evolution if the Internet and social media tools have allowed for the quick sharing of knowledge, ideas, images, videos, and opinions. Going BYOD sounded like a great idea based on what I had either read or saw online.

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The principalship: 6 ways smartphones have changed the landscape

The Innovative Educator

As the demands continue to increase due to the CCSS, standardized exams, and new teacher evaluation systems, perhaps the greatest “game changer” for Principals is the high level of accessibility and connectedness that is now possible due to technology and social media. BYOD / BYOT Cell phones in Education Leadership Guest post by John Falino.