How Twitter influences the Common Core debate

eSchool News

Researchers track tweets to determine how social media plays into Common Core and educational debates. Nearly 190,000 #commoncore tweets from almost 53,000 Twitter users were sent during the six month analysis. Common Core News Research Social Media Top News

Who or What Hates Common Core?

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A team of researchers from the Consortium for Policy Research in Education at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education has been digging deeply into social media data to examine the roots of the public dialogue around Common Core. In the most recent chapter of work released, the researchers identify one group that accounted for "roughly a quarter of all Common Core-related activity on Twitter" during the 32-month time period they studied.

Posting PARCC exams on social media is copyright infringement

eSchool News

One lawyer defends the practice of monitoring students on social media sites after high-stakes testing. When it finds material from its Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) Common Core tests, Pearson notifies state education officials.

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? Social Media edtech News TL Advisor Blog

Connect to the Common Core with Resources Students Commonly Turn to For Learning

The Innovative Educator

If you know the Common Core Standards you know that “The need to conduct research and to produce and consume media is embedded into every aspect of today’s curriculum. social media in education Technology tools

Draw on Student Interests to Make the Common Core Work for You

Educator Innovator

This was originally posted at Common Sense Graphite. As the new school year begins, articles and resources dedicated to helping teachers develop curriculum and assessments aligned to the Common Core literacy standards are popping up everywhere. The best part: survey data is a perfect way to help students meet Common Core Writing Anchor Standards 6 and 7, which focus on using technology to produce writing and conduct research.

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.

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!

From AOL Squatter to Start-Up Sensation: The Eric Simons Story & Claco Launch

Kleinspiration

Eric Simons reached out to me via Twitter a little over a year ago. This was the same time I was getting my own feet wet with blogging and social media. At first, I ignored his direct message on Twitter to check out his new product.

An Upcoming Frenzy in Education

My Island View

Each year that ISTE holds its Annual Conference with 20+ thousand attendees social media lights up all over the world with exchanges of information between educators emanating from whatever city ISTE is in that year. I think there might be more social media interaction with east coast events because of the time zones. The #ISTE15 hashtag will probably trend on Twitter several times during the ISTE conference. They use Twitter for exchanging and expanding ideas.

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

Your Voice Matters So Use It

A Principal's Reflections

I have learned that social media has become a fantastic medium to put issues out in the open and let our voices be heard. Late last week I read an article about how elected officials in the county where my school is located passed a resolution to stop the Common Core.

Own It!

CUE

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).

A Novel Idea For Student Writing

CUE

The YWP site is similar to a social media site, where students create accounts, connect with writing buddies, post in classroom feeds, and engage in conversations. Student novels.

Communicating a Concept With Instagram

A Principal's Reflections

Earlier this year she experimented with using Twitter to foster creative thought. A rubric as well as the Common Core Standards that are to be assessed can be found HERE. educational technology Innovation Instagram New Milford High School Social Media

Next Gen Professional Development pt 2- Upskilling

CUE

Back in the early 2000s, we didn’t have an option for social media – so I gave everyone my email. . Social Media Support. Connecting on Twitter, Facebook or Voxer accelerates that process by going public and adding more educators to the mix.

Digital Storytelling and Stories for the Desktop

wwwatanabe

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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Edublogs 2012 Nominations

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

The purpose of the Edublog Awards is to " promote and demonstrate the educational values of these social media." best blog common core cool tools edublogs education free technology google apps google docs interactive multimedia research screencast student tools technology thinglink tutorials web 2.0 Nominations for 2012 Edublog Awards are open.

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Voxer, Twitter, and EdCamps: How to Tackle the Harsh Realities of Finding Good Statewide PD

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Nebraskans also value local control, and elected not to adapt the Common Core standards. The Trifecta of Rural PD, Part 1: Social Chat Platforms Problem One: How do you gather a group of like-minded educators in one place in order to share ideas, when so many miles separate you? Potential Solution: Now, this first solution may sound familiar to some of you—to easily connect on Twitter, we host Nebraska EdChat ( #NebEdChat ), which takes place on Wednesday night at 8pm CST.

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).

One Day That Changed Everything

A Principal's Reflections

Getting through the curriculum aligned to Common Core has become the driving force in many schools as pressure is mounting with high stakes testing looming right around the corner. Change Connected Educator Month connected educators Opinion Twitter

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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Sustainable Development Goals: Writing Journals

User Generated Education

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.

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).

Teaching Speaking & Listening Skills for Today’s Student

Catlin Tucker

In addition to formal writing, our students need to know how to articulate their ideas in 140 characters or less and engage with a global audience using social media. The guide includes information about online safety, netiquette, and Twitter.

Freedom, Autonomy, and Digital Media at an Indiana High School

Educator Innovator

I believe these words also convey the most important reason for using digital media in schools. I found Woodard when I noticed that she had retweeted me and was following me on Twitter (personal learning networks are about who pays attention to you as well as who you pay attention to).

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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.

“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

It isn’t enough any more to not tell a lie, we have to tell the truth and it is my goal to speak the truth, common sense, and cooperation in a world where many have got it so wrong based upon the emails and conversations with teachers who want to be heard. Twitter: @coolcatteacher.

College Credit Classes onTechnology in Education

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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.

2017 Teachers Pay Teachers’ July Conference — Overview

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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.

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.

10 Things to Think About Before You Post

The Daring Librarian

Common Core State Standards ) We''ve been using their Week in Rap news feature in our MHTV school TV studio since they landed on the hip hop education scene in 2008 ! This video is good to use with both students and teachers about making good choices across all social media outets.

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.

Curating Content with @appoLearning

The Web20Classroom

From there, login via Facebook, Google or Twitter to get started. Simply type in the search term on appoLearning, or browse by subject, grade-level, device and Common Core Standard, to find a list of vetted resources. Curation, as many of you know, is near and dear to my heart.

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.

Pillars of Digital Leadership Series: Professional Growth

A Principal's Reflections

It is a shame that the growth of leaders, and all educators for that matter, is a trivial concern to districts and so called reformers, unless it is solely related to the Common Core, PARCC, SGO’s (in NJ at least), or a teacher/principal evaluation tool.

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. This is typically done by sharing documentation of learning and final reflections through social media. Post by Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D. jackiegerstein and Barbara Bray @bbray27.

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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.