Colleges Face Investigations Over Whether Their Use of Social Media Follows Accessibility Regulations

Edsurge

Among the newer aspects of these kinds of complaints is whether college social media communication meets accessibility standards.

Do social media security alert programs protect or invade?

eSchool News

Social media monitoring programs can serve as a first line of defense for schools, but privacy issues abound. 26, a 16-year-old Hobart High School student posted a threat on social media, saying his school would be “shot up” the next day.

Social Media Becomes Key to Forming An Educator Learning Community #CDEtop30

The Innovative Educator

While the library was a wonderful place to work, I longed for a community with which I could share ideas and learn. In addition to teachers, the community has experts from companies that provide the platforms and programs we use, who serve as a powerful resource to directly support educators.

5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

The CoolCatTeacher

This fun, visual tool lets students explore 150 different science and social studies units for elementary and middle school learners. Social media is something students are going to explore on their own, no matter what. She’s author of the book Social LEADia.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

He has worked as a technology entrepreneur in a variety of different fields related to children’s media. Steve: Lucy’s our social media guru… Lucy: Yes there is. State Department, and others typically focusing on educational technology and social networking.

Still Think Social Media is a FAD?

The Daring Librarian

In 2007 I blogged on my MHMS Media blog about the amazing video "Did You Know" by Karl Fisch and Scott Mc Leod -- then last year ''09 I posted the updated version to my community. And as we watch the phenom of Social Media and the newly coined Socialnomics the video above.

26 Ways Educators Use Twitter

Brilliant or Insane

Fedena, a School Management Software company, shares 26 ways educators use Twitter, in this nifty, alphabetized infographic. Find more education infographics on e-Learning Infographics For more powerful Twitter strategies, check out our social media library. Infographics Social Media edtech TwitterBrilliant or Insane. Maybe you’ve heard about the power of Twitter for education, but you aren’t quite sure how it works.

@BiblioNasium: Where a School Library, a Home Library, and a Social Network Connect

Kleinspiration

Last summer I was introduced to a company called BiblioNasium through my friends at CiteLighter. At the time, BiblioNasium represented themselves as an innovative new free social network that promotes and enhances the independent reading process for elementary school age children.

Fixing School & The Role Companies Play - #IamME Podcast on @EpiphanyLearn

The Innovative Educator

How companies can partner with schools to develop relationships that grow educator expertise and support student learning. Harness the power of social media to give a voice to students, educators, and parents.

5 Creative Ways to Connect Young Adults to Reading

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Librarian Karen Scott challenges us with some non-traditional practices to get kids interested in reading including organizing her library by genre and using social media and graphics to inspire a love of reading.

Keynote Panel Announced - Library 2.019 "Open Data" Mini-Conference - June 5th

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce the keynote panel for our second Library 2.019 mini-conference: "Open Data," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, June 5th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join this Library 2.0

Announcing Speakers Plus Bonus Downloads for "Libraries of the Future" Online Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Register now for our free Library 2.016 online mini-conference, " Libraries of the Future " on October 6th, and we'll send you the information on how to either attend the live sessions or watch the recordings afterwards. Be sure to also join the Library 2.0 public libraries.

Final Speakers List + Registration for October 6th "Libraries of the Future" Online Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're just over a week away from our free Library 2.016 online mini-conference, " Libraries of the Future " on October 6th! Be sure to also join the Library 2.0 Please register as a member of the Library 2.0 and at the Library 2.0 Steve Hargadon Library 2.0

CS (Computer Science) First: for middle school libraries, and your CS program

NeverEndingSearch

Projects include telling the story of how the friendship started, making a cooperative game, and imagining a company together. Social Media : students create fun social media style applications and games while learning about the computer science concepts that enable these programs to work.

Connected Educator Month Kickoff Details! PLUS Library 2.013 Proposals Deadline

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Quick news on Library 2.013 , our third annual worldwide, online, and free conference on libraries, librarians, and librarianship: the formal deadline for session proposals is end of day Monday, September 30th.

Save the Dates - Announcing the Worldwide Library 2.011 Virtual (and Free) Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We are pleased to announce the Library 2.011 worldwide virtual conference, November 2 - 3, 2011. To be kept informed of the latest conference news and updates, please join the Library 2.0 SLIS is the largest accredited library and information science program in the world.

Cultural hegemony and disruption

Learning with 'e's

Cultural hegemony is imposed as political doctrine largely through the state education system, but also via other means including print media and broadcasting. How does social media disrupt cultural hegemony?

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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Digital beings

Learning with 'e's

I have scoured my personal book library in search of a dozen books that have influenced my own thinking, and share a synopsis of their contents with you. Wikipedia, YouTube and a host of other social media platforms are examples of this switch.

Minecraft in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

As a teacher, you can get started with a library of 40 books as part of their free version – go to coolcatteacher.com/bookcreator to get started now. Dr. Michelle Zimmerman – Edtech and Social Emotional Learning – talks about this research.

Take Two: Clever’s Newest Effort to Help Teachers Try Before They Buy Edtech

Edsurge

To continue encouraging teachers to find tools while still keeping tabs on what they’re using, Racine has asked them to turn to another destination: the Clever Library. Soft-launched last summer, the library currently houses more than 100 educational apps, which teachers can browse by subjects or categories (like assessment or presentation tools). With the Clever Library, the company aims to give teachers more agency in finding and trying new products.

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Project Information Literacy News Study: A new study on new adults and news

NeverEndingSearch

For this generation, news is social, visual, and fast. Sharing news on social networks provides some, but not all, students with a valuable opportunity to interact with their communities, whether sharing breaking news from The New York Times or political memes from Facebook.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 35 Edition)

Doug Levin

Google – which maintains close ties to the think tank – was alleged to pressure New America to push out a scholar and his team after they made a series of sharp statements about the behavior of the company.

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Part 4: Facilitating Inquiry in the Classroom… Exploring Search Engines and Data Bases

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

The Social Media Search Engine. Sweet Search – Human Reviewed – It is owned by Dulcinea Media, a company committed to supplying students with a search engine that returns results that are accurate, reliable, safe, and understandable.

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ISTE Librarians’ Takeaways (Crowdsourced)

NeverEndingSearch

Our own Kristina Holzweiss shared the Wakelet on Wakelet she co-presented, as well as her blog post on library uses of the platform. This year, I created an elective, Social Justice through Social Media. 10 reasons to use the library.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 35 Edition)

Doug Levin

Google – which maintains close ties to the think tank – was alleged to pressure New America to push out a scholar and his team after they made a series of sharp statements about the behavior of the company.

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From the Ground Up: Building a New Classroom Culture

EdTechTeam

If you became an educator in the last five years, you have likely experienced a shift from computer labs to 1:1 devices, the debates over blocking access to certain websites and social media platforms. She has been a social studies teacher and is currently a library media specialist.

Four Steps to Help Students Develop a Healthy Media Diet

edWeb.net

With the proliferation of technology in school and at home, parents are looking for direction on how to keep their kids’ media habits in check. Librarians, who are often at the front lines of media and tech in schools, can provide that crucial guidance.

How Districts Can Unlock Actionable Data

edWeb.net

Her work in blended learning, student engagement, and social media has been featured by EdWeek, NBC News’s Education Nation, Instructor Magazine, Intel, ISTE, ASCD, Tech & Learning and the NEA.

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How Teachers Can Just Work 40 Hours a Week?

The CoolCatTeacher

They get an email when new content is added to the membership library. They can join both if they chose, but I recommend that they pick one in order to limit the amount of time they’re spending on social media.

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What these teens learned about the Internet may shock you!

The Hechinger Report

High School seniors (left to right) Hayley Striegel, Olivia Poplawski, Cheri Zheng-Fredericks and Julie Pignataro look for ways to verify information they’ve encountered on social media. My students are all about social media. High School social studies teacher.

How to Use the Vaping and Juuling Trend to Teach Media Literacy

Graphite Blog

Some point to the clever, social media-friendly ad campaigns and marketing efforts of Juul in the early 2010s. As Robert Jackler points out , these ads reworked and updated versions of tried-and-true -- and since banned -- techniques used by old-school cigarette companies.

5 Ways to Improve STEAM Learning at Your School

The CoolCatTeacher

FutureFit aligns social emotional learning and character education with your traditional subjects of math, language arts, sciences and more for grades K-12. Pay attention to the news, read the magazines or the blogs or the social media.

It’s Time To Support The Mental Health & Well Being of Teachers

EdNews Daily

Through our innovative Learning Engagement System (LES), districts can build a custom library and even create and sell their custom training. Blending personal growth and professional development puts school districts on par with for-profit companies, who have been doing this for decades.

Edtech’s Blurred Lines Between Security, Surveillance and Privacy

Edsurge

Last year, RealNetworks, a Seattle-based company, offered its facial recognition software to schools, and a few have pioneered the tool. To improve these systems, it comes as no surprise to Bill Fitzgerald, a researcher at New Knowledge, that some companies are offering such technology gratis. When a company is offering a free facial recognition service, what they’re really doing is harvesting free training data so they can improve their models,” he says.

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