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.

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. Smith on Twitter. BYOD educational technology New Milford High School Social Media Vikki Smith

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A Wake Up Call For School Leaders

A Principal's Reflections

So the other day I tweeted out this comment, “I am amazed each day to see so much educational progress in my Twitter feed. Thus, the use of social media in schools by educators continues to be an uphill battle. That is not BYOD. Change Digital Leadership Social Media

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

NeverEndingSearch

Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses. Social studies teachers will adore these!

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

The Innovative Educator

Twitter ( www.Twitter.com ) is a great tool for sharing, discovering, and connecting with others who care about the same ideas and information. Twitter has become such a popular tool because it asks one question, "What's happening?"

#ISTE2014 Use Twitter & Voxer when Travel Plans Go Awry

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

There are two tech tools that were essential for transforming this ordeal into an adventure: Twitter and Voxer. Using Twitter, I shared our plight of a flight with my PLN, documenting the experiencing and encouraging Spirit Airlines to notice the issue.

Is Edu Connected Collaboration Just Whistling In The Wind?

My Island View

It was considered a social media application for professionals. Through LinkedIn I discovered Twitter. Twitter was more in real-time. I used Twitter only for educators. The Twitter Chat model flourished creating hundreds of education chats here and around the world.

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How to Decode a Tweet

EdTechSandyK

When you first start using Twitter, one of the things you have to figure out is how to decode Tweets. Below is a Tweet as it might be displayed on the Twitter website when viewed on a computer. Twitter has a habit of rearranging these things once in a while!)

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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. Through LinkedIn I discovered Twitter. Twitter was more in real-time. I used Twitter only for educators. The Twitter Chat model flourished creating hundreds of education chats here and around the world.

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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.

Let the kids tweet.

Inquire and Inspire

A mobile device gives them a chance to take a peek at what others are saying through twitter. It allows them to share feelings through twitter, take multiple selfies depicting various emotions via Instagram, or simply update their relationship status on Facebook.

You Don't Have to Marry It!

The Daring Librarian

That''s right, the coolest ed tech trends you''ve heard about at conferences, on Twitter, or during a webinar, you know, the ones that may have been leaving you feeling stressed out or inadequate for not jumping in with both feet? We''re not a 1:1 or total BYOD school.

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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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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.

Technology won't replace teachers, but.

Learning with 'e's

As the #lilac13 Twitter stream will reveal, there were lively and protracted debates around the changing nature of library spaces, the nature of knowledge, the future of books and reading, and the impact of digital media.

#Internet4schools: Make Your Voice Heard

A Principal's Reflections

This was an extremely big deal five years ago and ultimately gave us an edge in terms of the many successful initiatives we rolled out including Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and digital learning across the curriculum. I suggest you also tag some of your connected friends in your social media update to make this initiative go viral in a similar way to the Ice Bucket Challenge earlier this year.

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Forging Ahead With Change

A Principal's Reflections

It is time to realize that social media, technology, and the change process are not the enemy. To this end, teachers and students are now routinely utilizing social media and other various Web 2.0

A Few of My Fav #EdTech Things in 2014

The Innovative Educator

Frequency: Daily 2) Social Media Facebook, Google Communities, Yammer, Edmodo and Twitter are my go to platforms to connect with other innovative educators inside and outside my district. Favorite hastags are #BYOD #BYOTchat #StuVoice #TLChat #EdChat.

The Hottest Posts Everybody's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Feb 3, 2015, 2469 Does Twitter have a minimum age requirement? Jun 13, 2013, 2349 5 Ways To Use Social Media as Time Saver at Work Feb 15, 2015, 2234 Finally! Feb 16, 2013, 1585 Hashtag How Tos - Figure, Configure, Follow, Find, Jan 25, 2015, 1480 #BYOD Toolkit Provides Resources Necessary for Suc. Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Below you’ll see the top posts along with the number of page views.

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Bucking the Trend

A Principal's Reflections

The following is a guest post by Michael Warren , a Social Studies Teacher at Hasbrouck Heights High School in NJ. You can follow him on Twitter at @mrwarren29. Michael recently visited New Milford HS and reflected on hist visit below.

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The Hottest Posts of 2015 - Holiday Reading

The Innovative Educator

Overall the most popular posts were those relating to research, bring your own device, and harnessing the power of social media in general and Twitter in particular. I'm excited that as shared in #20 my district is among those embracing BYOD. I was also happy that post #15 got a lot of attention and even inspired a Twitter chat. Roundup of the most popular posts in 2015 on The Innovative Educator blog. Happy holidays innovative educators.

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The hottest posts everyone's reading!

The Innovative Educator

Entry Pageviews Bring Your Own Device #BYOD - 5 Lessons for Success. Jul 8, 2012, 1965 Stay connected to parents with Google Voice Jul 21, 2013, 1846 Student social media use. Advice from the experts Jul 3, 2013, 1658 Cyberbullying Infographic Jul 18, 2013, 1548 3 great reasons to use Twitter in your school Jul 24, 2013, 1369 11 Innovative Strategies for Ensuring Device Equity. Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog.

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The hottest posts everyone's reading!

The Innovative Educator

Entry Pageviews Bring Your Own Device #BYOD - 5 Lessons for Success. 4882 Student social media use. 1239 3 great reasons to use Twitter in your school 1218 Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Below you’ll see the top posts along with the number of page views. I hope there''s something that looks of interest to you. If it does, check it out.

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The hottest posts everyone's reading

The Innovative Educator

Entry Pageviews Looking to create a social media or BYOD policy? Jun 3, 2012, 4116 Does Twitter have a minimum age requirement? Feb 23, 2014, 1208 Another reason responsible social media use must be. Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Below you’ll see the top posts along with the number of page views. I hope there''s something that looks of interest to you. If it does, check it out.

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The hottest posts everyone's reading

The Innovative Educator

Entry Pageviews Looking to create a social media or BYOD policy? Jun 3, 2012, 4112 Does Twitter have a minimum age requirement? Jan 26, 2014, 1065 Another reason responsible social media use must be taught. Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Below you’ll see the top posts along with the number of page views. I hope there''s something that looks of interest to you. If it does, check it out.

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The hottest posts everyone's reading

The Innovative Educator

Entry Pageviews Looking to create a social media or BYOD policy? Jun 3, 2012, 4124 Does Twitter have a minimum age requirement? Feb 23, 2014, 1226 Another reason responsible social media use must b. Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Below you’ll see the top posts along with the number of page views. I hope there''s something that looks of interest to you. If it does, check it out.

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The hottest posts everyone's reading

The Innovative Educator

Entry Pageviews Looking to create a social media or BYOD policy? Jun 3, 2012, 2470 Does Twitter have a minimum age requirement? Jan 26, 2014, 1050 10 tips for students to keep in mind when using social. Jan 12, 2014, 1032 NYC DOE paves the way to embrace social media for. Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Below you’ll see the top posts along with the number of page views and comments.

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Are You Prepared For The Future Of Social Learning?

TeachThought - Learn better.

Are You Prepared For The Future Of Social Learning? A formula detailing a chemical reaction, or the new math behind a social media outreach strategy? Social platforms have completely redefined the way people create, search and consume content.

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Most Popular Posts of 2014 and All Time

The Innovative Educator

Post Comments Page Views Date 5 Ideas to Make Lectures and Presentations Interactive 52 5262 8/31/2014 Going #BYOD ? Post Page views Does Twitter have a minimum age requirement? In 2014 The Innovative Educator blog shared 166 posts with its readers. It is quite a rewarding feeling to be able to share and learn with others. I t hank those who stopped by to learn with me.

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5 Reasons Students Want Technology in the Classroom

Gaggle Speaks

We live in a connected world, where students are in constant communication with their friends, whether it’s via social media, texting or another digital channel. Some teachers are understandably unsure about bringing social networks like Facebook or Twitter into their classroom.

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

Increasingly formal use of social media by education institutions. The increasing potential to “start a business” that is entirely social and digital (which impacts the idea of a “job,” for example). Rapid change in the demands for media forms (e.g.,

The hottest posts everybody's reading

The Innovative Educator

Entry Pageviews Looking to create a social media or BYOD policy? Jun 3, 2012, 4033 Does Twitter have a minimum age requirement? Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Below you’ll see the top posts along with the number of page views. I hope there''s something that looks of interest to you. If it does, check it out. If you’re inspired use one of those icons below the post to share it with others and/or leave a comment.

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What parents should ask teachers about technology

Ask a Tech Teacher

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. If the school is a Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) set-up, what do they recommend?

Taking Student Voice Beyond The Classroom

techlearning

Slack , the massive communication company, had seen pictures of the stuff students were creating on Twitter. Every company is a tech company now, influenced by the pervasiveness of the internet and social media.

Happy Birthday to The Innovative Educator! You are 5 today, March 19th.

The Innovative Educator

Its print is left on the front page of Google searches like: Cell phones , Homeschooling , Facebook , Passion-Driven Learning , Twitter in Education , College myth , Personal Learning Network s, Social media , ADD , Digital footprints , BYOD , and more. It was exactly five years ago today that The Innovative Educator took its first step in an effort to publicly become a part of the conversation on learning innovatively.

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Events + News - Future Ready Online Summit Today - ISTE Unplugged - Unawards - Homeschooling the Teenage Years

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Wednesday, June 24th at 4pm edWeb Webinar: Are You Ready for BYOD? Have you been thinking about BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)? Rachelle facilitates the BYOD training in her district and has developed her own model: R.E.A.D.I.E.E to help teachers be Ready for BYOD.

Discovering the “Ultimate Classroom”: A Student Led Project Based Learning Inquiry

EdTechTeam

While some studied robotics and social media, others dived into different learning disabilities and schools around the world. Follow her on Twitter at @Leah440B , her blog at missburke4th.blogspot.com , or her webpage edtechburke.weebly.com.

Animoby- Cool Whiteboard App for Creating Learning Resources

The Playground Advocate

Each presentation I make has a unique URL, so I can also send them the URL for viewing, share it through social media- including Twitter and Google+- or get the embed code to include the presentation on a website or blog. Recently, I downloaded the Animoby App for my iPad.

Events + News - This Month in School Libraries - ISTE Unplugged - Future Ready Virtual Event - Global Ed Day

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20. Wednesday, June 24th at 4pm edWeb Webinar: Are You Ready for BYOD? Have you been thinking about BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)? Rachelle facilitates the BYOD training in her district and has developed her own model: R.E.A.D.I.E.E

5 Ways Teachers Can Encourage Deeper Learning With Personal Devices

Edsurge

Here are 5 ways to get to curate that practice by making your class a BYOD zone. Keep ‘em engaged with real-time feedback Have you ever been to an education conference and looked around the audience to find members staring into their devices, rather than the presenter, only to then peek at the twitter feed running on projectors alongside the stage that is frantically bumping tweets down the feed that are exploding with questions, connections and new ideas.