Friday 5 — 4.24.2015

Perry Hewitt

” Back when the “Mobile-friendly” text first appeared on Google search results on mobile browsers, many assumed this was a first step toward an algorithm change rewarding mobile-first design.

To un-muzzle upstart Negros, we need black-owned news media

The Hechinger Report

Over the decades, journalism’s power has eroded, buffeted by the rise of the Internet, the wide availability of free content, and the siphoning of advertising dollars by Internet giants Facebook and Google. Facebook exec Brown created one such organization in The74.

Resources, stories, and connections with those who use social media in today’s k-12 classrooms

The Innovative Educator

In case you missed it, the webinar was called “Social Media: An Essential Tool for Today’s Classroom.” In the webinar, I shared case studies of amazing students, parents, and teachers. Thank you to the 300+ folks from around the world who joined me for the Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship webinar on EdWeb. You can view the webinar here [link] com/edwebnet/EA59D688824C.

What to do with a good old wiki resource?

Bryan Alexander

Consider this a case study in evolving social media. Maybe because Twitter and Facebook took up some of our desire to jot down short observations from life. Several years ago I launched a wiki for a desperate purpose.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 12 Edition)

Doug Levin

"In these cases, boards need to provide access to a school device. Tagged on: March 26, 2017 Google to Symantec: We don't trust you anymore | InfoWorld → Admins need to consider whether they still want to use Symantec (the cybersecurity firm!) Tagged on: March 24, 2017 Facebook Goes Full “Black Mirror”: How Facebook Is Making Membership a Prerequisite to Everyday Existence | The Bold Italic → Zuckerberg’s plan to build a global hegemony through “social credit.”

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 9 Edition)

Doug Levin

Students selling notes online a legal gray area, schools say | ArkansasOnline → University of Arkansas faculty members are debating how to best deal with the selling of lecture notes by students, spurred on by the practices of online study resource companies known for aggressive recruiting tactics. It incorporates case studies to demonstrate how the framework and its dimensions could be operationalized, and how the gaps identified in the self-assessment exercise could be addressed.

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Use These Tips to Get Found by More Prospective Parents

Hubbli

Include case studies that show a student’s progress (with the parent’s permission). Advertise on Facebook. Facebook is one of the true MVPs of marketing. If you’ve never worked with Facebook ads before, it can feel a little daunting. Image Courtesy of Google.

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

Doug Levin

Equifax , Facebook , facial recognition , DACA , etc.). Anonymizing datasets is a practice fraught with challenges , especially in cases where data from multiple sources are combined. " Tagged on: September 14, 2017 Alphabet Continues to Have Highest Cash Holding in Internet Industry | Market Realist → Google parent Alphabet (GOOGL), Facebook (FB), Alibaba (BABA), Amazon (AMZN), and Baidu (BIDU) have the largest cash holdings among their peers in the Internet sector.

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

Doug Levin

Equifax , Facebook , facial recognition , DACA , etc.). Anonymizing datasets is a practice fraught with challenges , especially in cases where data from multiple sources are combined. " Tagged on: September 14, 2017 Alphabet Continues to Have Highest Cash Holding in Internet Industry | Market Realist → Google parent Alphabet (GOOGL), Facebook (FB), Alibaba (BABA), Amazon (AMZN), and Baidu (BIDU) have the largest cash holdings among their peers in the Internet sector.

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A helpline for schools tackling cyberbullying

eSchool News

Pilot program lets schools tap into a helpline with close ties to Twitter and Facebook. Available via email or a toll-free phone number, the helpline has gained in-kind and financial support from Google, Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, and Ask.fm.

Finding the Right Talent to Build an Edtech Company That Is Loved and Lasts

Edsurge

Not every company can be Facebook or Google, offering free catered meals and colorful open spaces, but there are ways to build positive work environments with productive and happy employees on a smaller budget. When it comes to vetting new employees at PresenceLearning, Whitehead says, “we do behavioral interviews and case studies to try to understand how someone thinks about problems and works collaboratively with us before they start.”

AV that Makes the Grade

techlearning

Here is a sample of case studies that illustrate how AV can turn K-12 spaces into student-driven hubs. Interactive display solutions like the Microsoft Surface Hub and Google Jamboard are popular on the enterprise level; in K-12, affordability and scale are critically important.

How to Boost Your Teacher Brand

Shake Up Learning

What will they find when they Google you? You should expect to be Googled before a job interview. If you want to reach parents and school community stakeholders, Facebook is a strong bet. Private Google+ Community .

A Year in Review 15-16

The Thinking Stick

Last week at a training that Kim and I were facilitating for Cohort 2 (the next 150 teachers) a math teacher said to me, “I’ve started using Google Forms and ‘Flipping’ my class, but other than that I’m not doing much.”. I haven’t made much time to blog this semester….OK….this this year.

(Marketing) Virtual Reality in Education: A History

Hack Education

In 2014, Facebook acquired Oculus VR , Google released its Cardboard viewer, and Playstation announced it was working on a VR gaming headset – these have all been interpreted in turn as signs that virtual reality will soon be mainstream.

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

iEARN is also joined by other major supporters, TES , Google for Education , and VIF International Education. Associate Professor Harmonizing Global Alliances: A Case Study of Afghanistan - Maria A. The 7th Annual Global Education Conference (GEC) Starts Sunday!

Learning Revolution Free PD - Two Great Library Events - GlobalEdCon Deadline - UNC's Amazing World View

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participatory, hyperlinked library services; DIY and maker movements; emerging technology in academic and research libraries; Google Glass—our Library 2.014 conference covered a broad range of topics and these were among the most notable.

Global Collaboration Week Begins - Find a Project and Connect!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

DIRECTIONS: The Google Slide presentation will be made available for viewing after the presentation. We will also discuss the uses of Google Hangouts, Google Forms for gathering information, and wordpress for establishing a web presence for a project.

Learning Revolution Free Events - ISTE Unplugged + Hack Education - AERO - Gaming in Ed Call for Proposals - Students Driving Change

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Lin via a Google Hangout on Air event. Tag your questions #eduquestion or post them on our Facebook page or Google+ community. UCI School of Medicine first to integrate Google Glass into curriculum Stop Lumping All Charter Schools Together Missing the Mark: Where Higher Education and Technology Don’t Meet (But Should) Is 8th Grade Too Early to Pick a Career? Education Revolution Google+ Community Homework: Have We Had Enough?

The Business of Education Technology

Hack Education

Last year, Mark Zuckerberg made headlines when he announced he would donate 99% of his Facebook shares to his philanthropic LLC, the Chan Zuckerberg initiative. ” “Taking action,” in this case, meant releasing some case studies and posting a notice on the Federal Register about how a competitive grant program could provide a more “innovative” way to build assessments. This is part three of my annual review of the year in ed-tech.

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - RSCON5 - The Wonderment - ISTE Reports - Genius Hour for Teachers

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The XXI International Conference features 4 conferences, 3 case study panels, 2 iEARN project panels, 1 media festival, 30 workshops, and 17 posters. Sunday, July 6th at 9pm I Have a Question EdTechWeekly , Weekly attempt to crowdsource answers to education questions from our community of communities, Tag your questions #eduquestion or post them on our Facebook page or Google+ community. Education Revolution Google+ Community Diversify Your Summer Reading List.