How Social Media Encourages Plagiarism (and Six Ways You Can Fight It)


Has the ubiquity of social media given plagiarism new life? Whether or not the Internet is to blame, plagiarism seems to have become more socially acceptable across grade levels. Whether or not the Internet is to blame, plagiarism seems to have become more socially acceptable across grade levels. Resources for preventing plagiarism in your classroom: Strategies for Prevention and Detection , Washington University in St.

Stop Fighting Social Media. Start Working with Students + Teachers to Integrate It Into Learning!

The Innovative Educator

Instead the newly released social media guidelines for students 12 and younger incorporated the participatory design process and were developed with rather than for students and teachers. They told us their favorite uses of social media.

5 Things Every Digital Citizen Should Know #digcit

The CoolCatTeacher

For each digital citizenship item, she gives classroom examples. Listen to 5 Ideas to Connect Your Classroom with TW Williamson who teaches in Taiwan. Google Classroom. Schoology.

Want Kids to Be Kind on Social Media? Let Them Chat

Graphite Blog

Someday, I’d like all of my students to grow up to be the kinds of people I would want to friend on Facebook, or Instagram, or Snapchat, or whatever the social media du jour is at the time. Google Classroom, Edmodo, Schoology: They all have a chat feature.

Fact or Fallacy: What’s the State of Digital Learning in Schools?

EdTech Magazine

At the same time, even the most tech-savvy of us have f aced challenges with integrating digital learning experiences into classrooms. . A study released by Schoology this year tackled a few of the challenges that educators, students and families face with technology in the classroom.

Paperless Please

Hansen's Link to Tech

Sick of picking up paper handouts scattered throughout the school or classroom? Start creating a paperless classroom environment. Even if your classroom isn't a full blown 1:1 you still can limit your paper usage in a variety of ways.

Who Should Truly Have the Power in K-12 Edtech Adoption?


It’s faulty to assume an IT professional (some of whom haven’t stepped in a classroom in years and others who have no teaching experience at all), would make decisions without consulting with the end user. share ideas and learn about technology in their education-focused social media groups.

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New Posted Resources 05/11/2012

The Web20Classroom

Download: "Own Your Space" was written by Linda McCarthy, for Internet savvy "tweens" & teens, and their parents or educators.

A Guide to Picking a Learning Management System: The Right Questions to Ask


An example of a "narrative stream" on the Schoology LMS platform. Schoology) Lindsey Own, a STEM educator at the Evergreen School and lover of the Canvas LMS platform, agrees—though to her, the most important part of a simple design comes in the form of the long, narrative stream (like the one shown above). Pennsylvania social studies teacher Tami Flood adds that it’s worth checking to see “if there’s a parent app” to share information about student progress. #3:

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Reform is Happening

A Principal's Reflections

The brainchild of Schoology and myself, we set out in mid-August to plan an unprecedented free conference that would provide educators of varying experience with practical strategies to successfully integrate technology in the classroom. Here are just a few of the highlights: Adam Bellow electrified the crowd with his presentation 10 Webtools to make your classroom rock ! Teachers from my District were really intrigued by the Schoology platform.

Getting Girls into STEM: The Power of Blended (and All-Female) Instruction


Many teachers now run paperless (or nearly paperless) classrooms, giving them back hours of extra instructional time. We turned to Padlet for collaborative, online work, FaceTime and Google Hangouts for discussions, and Schoology for sharing video and audio assessments. It was creative and dynamic—a true demonstration that learning need no longer be confined to the four walls of a classroom. Jackie, the team captain of St.

We Have a Winner! Student Summit Grant


During a Summit, students work with world class educators learning to how to utilize technology in the classroom. The 175 classrooms at THS serve approximately 1900 students and 150 teachers.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

I think it’s called “social emotional learning” in education circles though.) ” Former Kaplan exec Justin Serrano has been hired as the president of Schoology. ” Via Wired : “With Venues, Oculus and Facebook Push Social VR Into New Territory.” ” Kaltura has acquired Rapt Media. ” Via Pew : “ Teens , Social Media , & Technology 2018.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

was named in an investigation by The Associated Press last year for sharing racially charged content on social media.” Via The Guardian : “ Trump bans agencies from ‘providing updates on social media or to reporters’ ” This ban has been targeted at scientists at the EPA and USDA in particular. Teacher on Paid Leave After Confederate Flag Found Hanging in Classroom.”

The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

Hack Education

It will continue to support charter schools, helping them with challenges like developing students’ “ social and emotional skills.” The Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation, which has given money to charter schools (including Success Academy Charter Schools), media organizations (including The 74), and conservative education organizations (including Jeb Bush’s Foundation for Excellence in Education).