Hey Michigan - Happy Social Media Day! #smday

Kleinspiration

June 30 is Social Media Day Michigan is the third state to officially declare Social Media as an official day of celebration. Social Media Day Detroit is being held at Sound Board at the MotorCity Casino Hotel. That''s right - it''s official.

B2B Social Media Trends We are Going to See in 2018

Ask a Tech Teacher

Social media has been around for some time now. Companies across the globe continue to use social media as a vital part of their marketing strategy — creating content to connect and engage their audience. With video, especially on social media, shorter is better.

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.

Bill would keep schools out of students’ social media accounts

eSchool News

If passed, bill would make Wyoming one of the first states in the country to protect students’ social media. A proposed Wyoming law would make it illegal for school districts to demand access to students’ Facebook, Snapchat or other social media accounts.

Telling our Student’s Stories

The CoolCatTeacher

Their flexible, self-paced courses are available for graduate credit through CAEP and regionally accredited university partners or for continuing education units that meet your state requirements.

Preservice Teacher Virtual Co-Op Program

The CoolCatTeacher

Their flexible, self-paced courses are available for graduate credit through CAEP and regionally accredited university partners or for continuing education units that meet your state requirements.

Ann Oro: Developing A Digital Citizenship Curriculum

The CoolCatTeacher

What it really does is it takes looking at digital citizenship away from, “Be afraid of who might meet you online,” to “How much time am I spending online?”. It’s not, “Be afraid of who might meet you online.”. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

Meet the Inspiring Teacher Scholarship Recipient, Jamil Ahmed

Teacher Reboot Camp

Below is the bio and an excerpt from the personal statement of Jamil Ahmed, a teacher from Bangladesh, who was the recipient of the Connected Educators: Harnessing the Power of Social Media for Professional Development course scholarship.

7 Global Project Ideas from a Leading 3rd Grade Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

I think we’ve learned how to use social media in just a really positive way, and learned to communicate and build a global audience, and shared our learning, and learned with others. We finally got a chance to meet in person and present together at ISTE this year.

Podcasting How To’s and Tips with Jeff Bradbury and Vicki Davis

The CoolCatTeacher

We’ve been doing this for seven years now, and it’s been a great opportunity to not only meet people but have people on the show and share their stories. When the power goes out, you’re the last people that the power company comes to.

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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. We had two people meet in our rooms a few years ago — Will Piper , who is at the University School of Milwaukee , and Pedro Aparicio , who is a teacher in Mexico City.

The Best PD for Math Teachers (and How to Use It) #mtbos #iteachmath

The CoolCatTeacher

Learn about the current trends in hashtag learning and the popular techniques for harvesting learning from this social network. It turns out it’s actually a great place that educators meet and share what they’re doing in their classrooms.

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Why I hired a brand manager

The CoolCatTeacher

” The social media stats? C lever companies want to advertise. Companies who advertise with me can have more impact. I love traveling and meeting people, so AWAY is great. The teachers I meet are incredible. Companies aren’t the enemy.

Teacher Creativity Skill: Meet Someone Amazing!

The Playground Advocate

Sometimes meeting someone new changes your whole perspective on the world, and collaborating with someone new can change how you understand the work that you do. Ask yourself what are my goals for my students and try to find a project or a partner to meet those goals.

Do Tech Companies Need To Step Up Their Accessibility Game?

The Innovative Educator

Let's take a look by looking at social media examples. SnapChat The least accessible of these social media platforms is SnapChat. SnapChat has a ways to go to meet the needs of their disabled users.

Pearson, AFT Square Off Over Company’s Profits, Focus

Marketplace K-12

The American Federation of Teachers is pressuring Pearson PLC, the global education company, to conduct a business strategy review with an eye to becoming more profitable. “Our strategy is clear,” the company said in the March 17 statement. posing a threat to the company.

On practicing safe search: fine tuning and meeting Swisscows and other privacy-friendly searches

NeverEndingSearch

In its Q&A on Ethics and Social Media, ALA shares: As an institution, a library possesses the same ethical obligation regarding patron education and social media as it does toward information presented in any format.

Output or compliance?

The Principal of Change

The basic premise (I suggest you read the whole article ) is that a 17 year old working at BlackBoard (a technology company), is ridiculed for using their phone during a meeting by some older adults, because it looks like he is texting, while he is actually taking notes.

5 Benefits to Ditching The Paper at Meetings + Events with a Great Agenda

The Innovative Educator

We're deep into the 21st century, but you might not know it if you went to a meeting or event. This was a problem for me recently after attending a conference at an all-day event sponsored by a few large ed tech companies. The agenda for every event (meeting, workshop, seminar, conference) should be digital with all materials digitally embedded. No more repeating or reminding people of hashtags, social media sites, urls.

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.

Boosting Digital Literacies for a Purpose

Digital Promise

Community providers, such as the University AME Zion Church (UAMEZ) in Palo Alto, California, understand that digital literacy development, like any learning, starts with building trust in the community and meeting learners where they are.

The drama of Facebook

Learning with 'e's

The world''s largest and most successful social network, Facebook - celebrated its tenth anniversary in February 2014. In its short lifetime it has become the most popular virtual meeting place for millions of friends, family, and long-lost acquaintances worldwide.

Global digital tribe

Learning with 'e's

Whether or not we realise it, if we regularly use social media, we are members of the world wide digital tribe. Social media, the most social of all modern technologies, provided us with shared virtual spaces where we could ''meet''.

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Their Space: Educating Digitally Ethical Teens #sxswedu #theirspace

EdTechSandyK

About three years ago presenters started to notice a shift to more social media use by middle schoolers. 2009 - Meeting of the Minds - important work from Common Sense Media on perceptions of social media ethics. A woman who works for a company that offers memberships to Tweens for movie editing noted that when they suspend accounts for inappropriate use, parents often step in and question the company''s actions.

K-12 Dealmaking: GreatSchools Acquires Schoolie; n2y, Thrivist Gain Funding

Marketplace K-12

Schoolie’s school quality data will be incorporated into GreatSchools’ website in the coming months, and “will help parents more efficiently compare and evaluate academic rigor and understand how well schools provide access to a well-rounded education,” the companies noted in the statement. Ed-Tech Firm n2y Receives Funds : n2y LLC , a developer of education curricula and teaching materials for K-12 students with special needs, has received an investment from The Riverside Company.

4 Steps towards digital wellness for students

Neo LMS

The media loves sensational tech stories. At the same time, social media platforms can have a good or bad impact on mental health depending on how they are used. Otherwise, use email or meetings as an opportunity to talk to parents about the impact of excessive screen time.

How to Use Tech to Help Graduating Students Find Jobs

Ask a Tech Teacher

A Monster.com post roundup on job hunting tips provides this insight from HR News Daily on how to boost a resume through social media: “Perhaps the place where social media has had the biggest influence is talent management.

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Kayla Delzer: 3 Ways to Promote Student Leadership in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

From student-led social media to students calling parents with score reports and student-led conferencing, these three ideas can help empower students in your classroom. Just for one example, we have student-led social media accounts in our classroom.

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What schools should know before launching an LMS [INFOGRAPHIC]

Neo LMS

This can be done through newsletters, emails, presentations, meetings and so on. If needed, see if you can be trained by the company. You can also make a special announcement on the school’s website or social media pages.

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Scholarship Opportunity for Fully Accredited Online Courses

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’m excited to announce that on July 5th my two new online courses begin, Methodologies for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages , and Connected Educators: Harnessing the Power of Social Media for Professional Development.

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Scholarship Opportunity for Fully Accredited Online Courses

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’m excited to announce that on July 5th my two new online courses begin, Methodologies for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages , and Connected Educators: Harnessing the Power of Social Media for Professional Development.

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Communities of Practice: A Professional Development Theory for the Digital Age

EdTech Magazine

In our digital age, social interactions are evolving as people increasingly turn to social media and other virtual spaces to connect. Researchers question if social media hurts or harms our ability to interact with one another, and so far the results are mixed. .

How to succeed with online PD for teachers

Neo LMS

How to power through a difficult parent-teacher meeting comes to mind, but there are many challenges that teachers learn how to handle in time. With online training you can use social media or discussion forums that are more private to build the district/school’s own personal learning network.

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12 Great Lesson Plans for Internet Safety

Graphite Blog

Social interaction is part of what makes online gaming so popular and engaging for kids. How do you chat safely with people you meet online? But how well do kids actually know the people they're meeting and interacting with? How do companies collect and use data about you?

Building a Classroom Community by Having Parent Parties

The CoolCatTeacher

Tisha: I would say that the secret to building effective relationships is to start before you even meet them. You know, I always sent out a newsletter and I have social media, so I asked them, “What are some things you want to see at parent parties?”

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