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Class Tech Tips: 10 Tips for Using Social Media to Tell Your School’s Story

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From Instagram to Twitter, social media has a powerful way of connecting users from around the world. But how can you start using social media platforms to tell your school’s story in local and global ways? Try using a mobile app like Snapseed.

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

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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!

The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

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Social Media and Connected Learning. This is a huge shift from two years ago when there were very few people tweeting at the conference and Twitter wasn’t widely considered a tool for schools and teachers (and students).

Sustainable Development Goals: Writing Journals

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State and National Content Area and Literacy Standards Addressed: Common Core State Standards – ELA. Common Core State Standards – Math. Social Media Alternative. Common Core State Standards Initiative.

You Don't Have to Marry It!

The Daring Librarian

1:1 Flipping Makerspace Genius Hour Common Core Mobile Learning Design Thinking Google Classroom Brain Based Learning Project Based Learning Learning Management Systems Transformative Brain Based Learning Spaces Sheesh.I How about Social Media?

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The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

Philly Teacher

Social Media and Connected Learning. This is a huge shift from two years ago when there were very few people tweeting at the conference and Twitter wasn’t widely considered a tool for schools and teachers (and students).

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

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First, some quick clarification so that we have a common language. Common Core standards (this one’s not sexy, but few factors impact education more than this index of academic content). Planned obsolescence of mobile technology.

Here's what you missed at the MidWest Technology Conference 2014 #METC14

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Social Studies: [link] - tons of resources on creating effective flipped videos. Fake twitter feeds. I had the pleasure to attend and present at the Midwest Technology Conference in February.

Join #TeachDoNow Summer MOOC

Educator Innovator

This online opportunity is open to anyone interested in learning how to use Twitter and other media sharing applications to promote social and civic discourse with students and will take place this summer from July 7 – August 17. using social media tools. The topics to be covered include: civic discourse, mobile technology in the classroom, student safety and digital citizenship, visual communication, 21st century communication and connected learning.

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The Stories We've Been Told (in 2017) about Education Technology

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Social Media, Campus Activism, and Free Speech. The Common Core State Standards. Social Justice. Social Media: Adoption and Crackdown. Mobile Learning. Social Learning, Social Networks. Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2017: The Stories We’ve Been Told. At the end of every year since I founded Hack Education in 2010, I’ve reviewed what I think are the most important and influential trends in education technology.

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The Free and Online 2014 School Leadership Summit Starts Wednesday! (Full Session List)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We have gotten much more mobile-friendly , as there are Collaborate apps for iOS and Android, and the conference schedule and session links can be easily accessed on mobile devices by going to [link] from your mobile device or clicking on the "mobile schedule" link in the Summit menu.

The Social Learning Summit Is Tomorrow - Online and Free

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tomorrow, Saturday, April 21st, is worldwide 2012 Social Learning Summit , a one-day virtual conference being held as a partnership of Classroom 2.0 The conference theme is the use of social media and Web 2.0 Venable Social Networking for Social Good with TakingITGlobal for Educators by Kate Gatto Social Networking for Teacher Education by Leigh A. Hall Social Networking to Promote Language Learning by Revathi Viswanathan Student Learning 24/7!

Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via Chalkbeat : “They rejected multi-state Common Core exams. ” “Frustrated with how colleges have handled their claims of sexual abuse , more students are turning to social media to publicize their cases,” Inside Higher Ed reports.

Worldwide, Online, and Free - The Library 2.013 Conference Starts Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

There are eight conference strands covering a wide variety of timely topics, such as MOOCs, e-books, maker spaces, mobile services, embedded librarians, green libraries, doctoral student research, library and information center "tours," and more! AASL Saturday, October 19 12:00am The Virtual Learning Commons: Concept, ideas, and Conversation - David V. Please join us for the third annual global conversation about the future of libraries: October 18-19, 2013, [link].

Literacy in the Digital Age: 9 Great Speaking & Listening Tools

Educator Innovator

We would argue our students read and write more now than they ever have before—between texting, social media, gaming, and everything else they do in their digitally fueled, online lives. The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) stress the importance of communication, and challenge students to engage in conversation by using evidence to support an argument, while evaluating and listening to others’ perspectives. Follow her on Twitter: @NatalieFranzi.

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Thanks to the GEC Sponsors Social Media Amazing List of Currently Scheduled Sessions! Dr. Lesley Farmer, Professor of Library Media Where Do The Children Play - Freda Goodman Why Baki Matters: Stories and Projects from Silk Road - Melda Yildiz, Ed.D.

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our Twitter hashtag is #stemx13, and we have some resources for publicizing at [link]. Iris Lapinski - CEO, CDI Apps for Good - "Apps for Good - Growing a new generation of problem solvers and makers" Dale Dougherty - Founder, President, and CEO, Maker Media, Inc.;

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Learning Revolution Week's Events - Evernote in the Classroom - Yong Zhao - Google+ vs. Ning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Connect With the Learning Revolution Project on Social Media. The Learning Revolution, as a new project, could use some help building our social media presence and credibility. You can also follow us on Twitter for weekly updates, conference schedules and activities. Presenters: Barry Fishman (University of Michigan), Lori Takeuchi (The Joan Ganz Cooney Center), and Michelle Riconscente (GlassLab/NYU), Seeta Pai (Common Sense Media).

Learning Revolution Free Events - "Reinventing the Classroom" Online Conference This Week - GlobalEdCon Call for Proposals - RSMiniCon This Weekend

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Wednesday, April 30th at 4pm Free BrainPOP Webinar: ELLs and the Common Core , Are you an ESL teacher struggling to address the Common Core? Wednesday, April 30th at 7pm Reinventing the Classroom Preconference Keynotes , Join us at Wednesday evening for three amazing keynotes: 7pm Vicki Davis on "Reinventing Writing," 8pm Anne Mirtschin on "The Amazing e-Classroom," and 9pm Travis Allen on "Becoming a Mobile Learner." Is your library mobile friendly?

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Learning Revolution Events - AltEdFilmFest - Homeschool+ - Gaming in Ed Call for Proposals - Open Letter from a Highly Creative Child

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

It is designed to socially and intellectually prepare students for high school and college. Welcome to BookVerdict Mobile where you can search, review, purchase, and share only the best in children’s books. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bookverdict-mobile-free/id891448147?ls=1&mt=8 Second Monday of each month is the Teacher Librarian Twitter Chat. Follow #TLChat on Twitter to participate. Is your library mobile friendly?

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The School Leadership Summit Is March 28th - All Welcome! Plus, Call for Volunteers

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

6:30am Summit Welcome 7:00am OPENING KEYNOTE: Bill Brennan 8:00am Building a Productive School Community - Kathy Blackburn, Executive Director Creating Social Awareness and Ethics Among Students - Ways and Means - Dr. Revathi Viswanathan Gamifying Curriculum: Quest-Based Learning - Sean J. Kim Jones, CEO Professional Development Workshop for Citizenship Education & Conflict Analysis in Teaching of Social Studies - Noureen.M.

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - May Is Ed Tech Month - Geo-Educators - Natural Math - Oxygen Masks and You

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

You can connect with the Geo-Educator Community through a variety of online platforms including Twitter , Facebook and the secure educator site, Edmodo. Second Monday of each month is the Teacher Librarian Twitter Chat. Follow #TLChat on Twitter to participate.