20 Ways to Have a Summer That Matters

The CoolCatTeacher

You can take courses on helpful topics like social-emotional learning, classroom management, teacher wellness, special education classes and more. If you delete the apps for social media, you’re not deleting the social media service.

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Why Convenience Boosts Student Campus Life

Edsurge

Raised on quick responses from smartphones, social media, instant messaging and immediate-access entertainment sites, today’s students live in an on-demand world. In an earlier column , I predicted that convenience will rule higher ed; today, inconvenience has overtaken it.

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Ideas for Promoting Digital Diversity

Teacher Reboot Camp

Nick Provenzano (@TheNerdyTeacher) invited Kid President , one of the most inspiring kids on social media, to visit his high school. Find STEM professionals through museums, companies, Toast Masters, universities, the chamber of commerce, trade associations, or speakers bureaus.

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Ideas for Promoting Digital Diversity

Teacher Reboot Camp

Nick Provenzano (@TheNerdyTeacher) invited Kid President , one of the most inspiring kids on social media, to visit his high school. Find STEM professionals through museums, companies, Toast Masters, universities, the chamber of commerce, trade associations, or speakers bureaus.

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Let’s Inspire Each Other During #ISTE2016 #NotAtISTE16

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you are in Denver, I’d love the chance to meet you face-to-face and if not we can still enjoy each other’s company virtually. Lisa Dabbs, Tanya Avrith, and Erin Klein will be presenting about edtech tools, social media in education, #NTChat, and connected classrooms.

Get Social with Digital Reading

edWeb.net

The first step to effectively using digital reading is for teachers to embrace social reading. Social media interactions: Many authors regularly hold Q&As and talk to their readers through Twitter and Facebook. Biblionasium : This is a social reading network for kids 6-13.

7 Reasons Why You Need To Build An Email List for Your Educational Podcast or Website

TeacherCast

It's more important than social media, and it's more important than creating videos on YouTube. The nice thing about your email list is that you can take it with you and transfer it to another company. This is something that can not be done with any of the social media sites.

What is todays State of Teacher Professional Learning? | @CorwinPress

TeacherCast

What role does social media and unconferences play in todays professional learning environment? Corwin, a SAGE company, is the premier provider of professional learning products and services that equip educators to improve teaching and learning.

How Teachers Can Just Work 40 Hours a Week?

The CoolCatTeacher

They get a short (8-15 page) eBook in PDF form called an eGuide, along with a 20-30 minute audio version of that content so they can listen rather than read if they prefer. The company I am recommended will pay me if you choose to sign up for this program.

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What is todays State of Teacher Professional Learning? | @CorwinPress

TeacherCast

What role does social media and unconferences play in todays professional learning environment? Corwin, a SAGE company, is the premier provider of professional learning products and services that equip educators to improve teaching and learning.

11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School

The CoolCatTeacher

Understand Where Textbooks Are Going: Test eBook “Mashup” Software to See How It Works. This is important because you probably don’t want to share all of those pictures and videos on social media. And not all parents are on social media. Set Up Social Media.

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What Can Be Gained When We Lose Our Connection With Technology

Reading By Example

“Learn anytime, anywhere” is proudly proclaimed when educators effuse all the benefits of learning via online courses and through social media such as Twitter. Beyond the obvious, I believe my social and emotional well-being benefitted from this sabbatical from technology.

The End of the Promise of Personalized Learning?

EdNews Daily

Publisher’s seeking to sell new applications teaching math of any kind should be allowed to advertise in a student’s social feed based on an anonymized profile showing student(s) getting low grades or indicating they are struggling with math. This caveat is meaningless to most commercial interests like companies that take advertising for something like soft drinks but will be very important in the education field for learning resources.

Tomorrow, Wednesday June 17th - "Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries" Mini-Conference #library2020

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2020 and #smallruralindependent on their social media posts leading up to and during the event. Before that she worked in business development for OCLC, making connections between Silicon Valley companies and libraries.

Mini-Conference for Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries - Wednesday, June 17th #library20

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2020 and #smallruralindependent on their social media posts leading up to and during the event. Before that she worked in business development for OCLC, making connections between Silicon Valley companies and libraries.

How to transition out of teaching and into your next career

The Cornerstone for Teachers

Daphne Williams is a former teacher who became a consultant working for a large educational company and currently works full time as an Instructional Designer. During her speaking engagements for the company at educational conferences, teachers often asked her how she got out of teaching.

A Week From Today - Schedule Published for "Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries" Mini-Conference #library20 #smallruralindependent

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2020 and #smallruralindependent on their social media posts leading up to and during the event. Before that she worked in business development for OCLC, making connections between Silicon Valley companies and libraries.

Trends to watch in 2016: technologies

Bryan Alexander

Humans find their own uses for technology, too, which can send trends sideways. There’s also the problem of long-term trends, with our tendency to underestimate long-term effects, and the way some developments can take a long, long time to arrive (cf ebooks).

Top 20 Tech Tips for Teachers

Shake Up Learning

I could talk about these tips all day with in-depth detail, but to keep this from growing into another accidental eBook, I will just give you a brief description. Read reviews, talk to friends, get ideas from blogs and social media.

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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! We are grateful for companies and organizations who believe in the power of globally connected learning. The 7th Annual Global Education Conference (GEC) Starts Sunday! Important Updates Below.

9 Generic activities for exploiting infographics

Nik Peachey

This involves them researching the source and thinking about the relationship between the company that created the graphic and the information in it. They can use this either in class or share it through social media and collect the information for their own infographic.

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Creating Products to Show and Share Learning

Learning in Hand

Furthermore, I can share what I have made with the world through my website and social media. With websites and social media, students certainly have the ability to reach a potentially global audience. Luckily, we can find student-created media online.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

I’ve never seen an education story receive quite as much attention from non-educators on social media. And this prompted me to update my list of education / technology companies that are ALEC members.). Via the Arizona Capitol Times : “ Arizona bill to ban school ‘ social justice ’ courses dies quickly.” His rather disastrous business history in ed-tech includes SoftKey and The Learning Company. The company has raised $14.75

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” For those keeping track of how great social media is for the future of education and knowledge and civics and such: “Last Year, Social Media Was Used to Influence Elections in at Least 18 Countries ,” says the MIT Technology Review. ” “Film company behind Love Actually to open school in London,” The Guardian reports. Testing, Testing… Via Chalkbeat : “Fired testing company seeks $25.3