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


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!

Twitter as a Tool For Academic Discourse

A Principal's Reflections

To accomplish their goal, these teachers began with an informational text on the history of the Roman Forum to ground their use of social media in historical discourse and academic content.

An Open Letter to NJDOE Commissioner David Hespe #NJED

A Principal's Reflections

Over the years, and in my latest book , I have written about how social media has presented me and my school with numerous opportunities that I never could have imagined would be possible. NJED Achieve NJ Common Core education reform New Jersey NJDOE PARCC

Own It!


Some find it in Twitter Chats (list of educational twitter chats ), others find it at conferences like CUE National in Palm Springs, and yet others find inspiration through online course like CUE’s Innovative Educator’s Certificate (#cueiec).

Next Gen Professional Development pt 2- Upskilling


Back in the early 2000s, we didn’t have an option for social media – so I gave everyone my email. . Social Media Support. Those basic elements have been present in all the professional development I’ve lead ever since.

Digital Storytelling and Stories for the Desktop


Here are some of the Common Core Standards that digital storytelling and digital stories address: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.6 Make strategic use of digital media and visual displays of data to express information and enhance understanding of presentations.

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College Credit Classes onTechnology in Education

Ask a Tech Teacher

social media. Strategies introduced range from conventional tools such as quick writes, online websites, and visual writing to unconventional approaches such as Twitter novels, comics, and Google Earth lit trips. Solve common tech problems that arise in the classroom.

2017 Teachers Pay Teachers’ July Conference — Overview

Ask a Tech Teacher

million education-oriented Pre-K through High School lesson plans, curricula, videos, classroom activities, assessments, books, bulletin board ideas, classroom decorations, interactive notebooks, task cards, Common Core resources, and more.

“I may be one teacher but I’m no longer going to stay silent about the things important to my country and world of education. I love my students and as I look at children everywhere, I want them to have teachers who love teaching and who love them.” – Vicki Davis, USA

Daily Edventures

She won a regional Georgia award for the National Center for Women & Information Technology program (NCWIT) and recently accompanied Davis to the 2012 ISTE Conference where she helped Davis present on attracting women into STEM fields. We need balance and common sense.

College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

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social media. Strategies introduced range from conventional tools such as quick writes, online websites, and visual writing to unconventional approaches such as Twitter novels, comics, and Google Earth lit trips. Solve common tech problems that arise in the classroom.

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes

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Classmates will become the core of your ongoing Personal Learning Network. Classmates will become the core of your ongoing Professional Learning Network. These can be adapted to any writing program be it 6+1 Traits, Common Core, or the basic who-what-when-where-why.

College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

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social media. Strategies introduced range from conventional tools such as quick writes, online websites, and visual writing to unconventional approaches such as Twitter novels, comics, and Google Earth lit trips. Solve common tech problems that arise in the classroom.

The Fun of IFTTT

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It uses a simple statement that will turn all the social media mavens into engineers—IF THIS THEN THAT. Popular Recipes include: IF you post a photo on Instagram THEN share it on Twitter.

Use Unconventional Research Sites to Inspire Students

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And then, not two days later, I heard Twitter has reclassified their app as a news purveyor rather than a social media device. Once again: Who gets news from Twitter? I read recently that 70% of millennials get their news from Facebook. Really?

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Design Thinking Process and UDL Planning Tool for STEM, STEAM, Maker Education

User Generated Education

Many of those same qualities are goals of the Common Core State Standards. Feedback from User: The final design is presented to the users for their feedback. This is typically done by sharing documentation of learning and final reflections through social media.

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Need a New Job? Here’s What You Do

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Discuss not just your years of experience, but the student groups you’ve taught, the philosophies you’ve followed (such as IB or Common Core), parent needs met, pedagogy you’ve rolled out, teacher groups you’ve led, and more.

What parents should ask teachers about technology

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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. For Common Core schools: How do they prepare students to succeed with online testing?

3 Apps to Prioritize Your Day

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a way to quickly accomplish common tasks. easy access from digital devices that teachers commonly carry. What a great lesson for students to learn about the power of the internet, social media, and one person. These files are common to Apple products, but not so much PCs.

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8 Books for Summer Reading and Professional Development

The 21st Century Principal

The Core Six: Essential Strategies for Achieving Excellence with the Common Core by Matthew J. Thomas Dewing, and Matthew Perini seem to do just that in their book The Core Six: Essential Strategies for Achieving Excellence with Common Core. Many of us are right in the midst to implementing the Common Core Standards, whether we philosophically agree or disagree with the need for their existence. Social media is here to stay.

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


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

How Much Screen Time Is Too Much for Kids?


Anya Kamenetz, journalist and author , “The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media and Real Life” : I'm not seeing any trend away from devices in the classroom. That context seems to be missing in our Twitter-verse right now. Now, it's obvious when we look at extreme examples, but just take the case of social media and imagine a child who spends 15 minutes on Instagram. The digital divide between rich and poor students isn’t what it used to be.

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


With the Common Core, state testing, interventions, and all else that goes on in the elementary day, how would I find time for my students to investigate and inquire into their interests? At the beginning of this school year, I joined EdTechTeam’s Teacher Leader Cohort.

Teacher Creativity Skill: Brainstorm and Plan Digitally

The Playground Advocate

Teachers can build their personal learning networks to include passionate colleagues from all over the world thanks to social media and communication tools like Skype and Google+ hangouts. Part of being creative as a teacher is coming up with creative learning experiences for students.

My 2011 Edublog Award Nominations

The Web20Classroom

Just today there was a post about financial literacy, while yesterday there was a lesson on how to use TED talks to enhance the Common Core curriculum. The fact that the folks that organize this every year do it through just the use of social media is astounding.

ASCD Welcomes New Teachers and Offers List of Educational Resources

The 21st Century Principal

For example, Robyn Jackson’s Never Work Harder Than Your Students shows how any teacher can become a master teacher and presents seven principles for getting started. For new teachers, this platform provides instant tips and assistance through hundreds of videos, including, “Differentiated Instruction,” “Understanding by Design,” and a series on the Common Core State Standards. Connect with ASCD via Social Media Twitter – Connect with @ASCD and fellow educators on Twitter.

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 this will also allow you to correspond with the presenters and other members, and to comment on sessions and discussions). Venable Social Networking for Social Good with TakingITGlobal for Educators by Kate Gatto Social Networking for Teacher Education by Leigh A.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our second annual School Leadership Summit is this week, and we hope you will consider joining us for some or many of the 60+ free online presentations and keynote addresses.

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.

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Some important conference updates are below: Still Taking Proposals Keynotes + Sessions Presenters - Check Your Instructions Volunteering + Advisory Board - We Need You! Thanks to the GEC Sponsors Social Media Amazing List of Currently Scheduled Sessions!

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

You do not need to join this network to attend, but doing so will also allow you to correspond with the presenters and other members, and to comment on sessions and discussions. 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].

Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via Chalkbeat : “‘ Common Core ’ no more: New York moves to adopt revised standards with new name.” ” Via Edsurge : “Questioning the Core Assumptions of Personalized Learning With Math Blogger Dan Meyer.” ” Via KTNV : “ Foothill High School regains control of Twitter account after hack.” Just a reminder that Twitter does not care about your school’s social media initiative.

Events + News - The Emerging Future on Thursday - Educational Podcasting - Global Education Day - Less is More Lesson from Finland

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join live at and participate on Twitter using #wlmachat. These interactive sessions on future technology trends will present key issues faced by information professionals and educators.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Amazing keynote speakers and presenters--see details in the calendar listings below or at the website. We could really use your help as a volunteer to make sure we can provide as great an experience for presenters as we do for attendees. Have you checked out the FREE ed tech webinar series that is being presented by PowerUp WHAT WORKS ? Wednesday, April 30th at 4pm Free BrainPOP Webinar: ELLs and the Common Core , Are you an ESL teacher struggling to address the Common Core?

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

If you haven''t been a volunteer moderator before, there''s nothing quite like the camaraderie and the excitement that develops jumping in and out of session rooms and helping presenters and participants have a great experience.


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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Volunteering to help moderate sessions is a great way to get to know the presenters and to get better connected with our online learning communities. It is designed to socially and intellectually prepare students for high school and college. Offering a small liberal-arts college atmosphere, students are respected as important participants by the faculty as they research issues, debate ideas, and present their work. Follow #TLChat on Twitter to participate.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Don''t miss this terrific opportunity to present to or learn from others, and that will kick off a month of great ed tech events. You can connect with the Geo-Educator Community through a variety of online platforms including Twitter , Facebook and the secure educator site, Edmodo.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below you will find information about the event, how to attend, the current schedule of presentations, and a call for volunteers to help moderate sessions (we need you!). The Summit : The School Leadership Summit is a unique chance to participate in a virtual and collaborative global conversation on school leadership with presentations by practitioners. Docente The Social Media Dilemma in Education: Policy Design, Implementation and Effects - Dr. Devery J.

The Politics of Education Technology

Hack Education

“ Facebook Is Not a Technology Company ,” media studies professor Ian Bogost also wrote in August. Facebook is, although Mark Zuckerberg denies it , a media company. And like democracy, technology changes the social and individual relationships between us. ” Eschewing “traditional” media advertising buys, the Trump campaign invested in Facebook ads and raised money through the site as well. The Common Core.