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Avoiding the Pitfalls of Social Media

edWeb.net

The drawbacks of social media are well-documented—like anonymous trolls posting negative comments just to spark controversy. In addition to negative commentary, Knowles acknowledged other challenges to adopting social media for education. About the Presenter.

I Wonder If This Social Media Thing Will Ever Catch On?

The Web20Classroom

What I really enjoyed was there were so many people there that I knew because of social media. Along both sides of this table were people I mainly know from Twitter. Social Media. I had heard about Twitter, Ning, and Web 2.0 Social Media

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Virtual Mentorship for Emerging Leaders

The CoolCatTeacher

Jodie Pierpoint on episode 243 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. We’re in a situation now that we can jump on social media and share and grow with each other, and my goal is to be able to connect people.

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SlidePresenter - free online multimedia presentations

Educational Technology Guy

SlidePresenter is an online presentation service. It has a free account that is full-featured and the service allows you to create videos that are synced with PowerPoint presentations. Each presentation can be tagged, embedded in other sites, and easily shared via social media.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

David Petro on episode 294 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. David Petro has been using Twitter for his math PD for more than eight years. Twitter is now different. David: Don’t write Twitter off.

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7 Global Project Ideas from a Leading 3rd Grade Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Vickie Morgado on episode 177 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. In her class, my class, and in another class, we used Twitter to communicate back and forth. Realistically, they will be on social media.

Do Tech Companies Need To Step Up Their Accessibility Game?

The Innovative Educator

Let's take a look by looking at social media examples. Twitter You must take ten steps too many on Twitter to use alt text. Twitter has not stepped up its accessibility game. SnapChat The least accessible of these social media platforms is SnapChat.

5 Tools To Make Your Website Faster (and Better)

The CoolCatTeacher

Tips and Tricks for Educators Establishing a Personal Brand From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Specifically, the tool looks at how your images are being presented and how different parts of your website are being displayed.

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What’s Hot in 2nd-Grade with #2ndchat moderator Carol McLaughlin

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 138 on the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. FutureFit aligns social emotional learning and character education with your traditional subjects of math, language arts, sciences and more for grades K-12.

How to Boost Your Teacher Brand

Shake Up Learning

Haven’t yet jumped on the social media bandwagon? However, if you want to be a top contender for a job in the edtech world, and a positive role model for your students and peers, you need to be present—and presentable. Claim your social media real estate.

Assertions and Assumptions Skew Perceptions

My Island View

Of course they are also the people most sought after to attend such conferences since most of these get-togethers are sponsored and supported by companies trying to sell their products to that very target audience. Now that we have an understanding of who attends these conferences, let us consider the “what and why” of the sessions presented at these conferences. Companies are not stuck with older product versions because of budget restrictions that schools often face.

How to Empower Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

Evan Robb on episode 566 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Administrators can empower teachers and principal Evan Robb shares some of the techniques. He has been named one of the top 25 educational leaders to follow on Twitter.

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Trying to Ban Facebook is Not the Answer.

EdTechSandyK

I wondered what would make a school even venture this request in our social media saturated society. It is hard to cultivate the positive environment required for teaching and learning if social issues are causing continuous disruption.

Professional Opportunities for Educators in 2014

Kleinspiration

Come see me present and be sure use my personal VIP code of EK10 to receive my partner discount of 10% your registration at any of these 7 events. I thoroughly enjoyed listening the the three keynote presenters: Dan Pink, Russell Quaglia, and Sir Ken Robinson.

Friday 5 — 7.24.2015

Perry Hewitt

Social media success is about much more than mastering the platforms and tools. Quartz reports how NASA developed a smart social media strategy that fueled its global reach. It’s another sign that the social network is moving beyond its savvy, mobile-only origins.

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. Twitter and Facebook.

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Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We''ve had 750 actual practitioner presentations since we started GlobalEdCon, all of which were recorded and are still available for free on the website to watch or listen to at any time. We also really hope that you will consider presenting. More information in presenting HERE.

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. People feel free to say much more on Twitter than they would dare to say to someone face to face.

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World Password Day — It’s Coming!

Ask a Tech Teacher

Passwords are now required to access websites, banking, email, social media, favorite shopping sites, chat venues like iMessenger, and even certain documents. Many companies offer security that goes beyond the iconic password.

Whose Land? Understanding Indigenous Peoples Through Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. In the past, he turned his interest in technology into several successful online companies, including MyDesktop.com, which sold to Internet.com in 1999.

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Be the One for Kids!

The CoolCatTeacher

Principal Ryan Sheehy encourages educators to reach hard to reach children From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Children need educators to reach into their world and relate to them.

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The future is not here yet

Learning with 'e's

The biggest surprise for me so far has been social media: it is the biggest thing in the last ten years to hit the world of learning technology. You already mentioned social media as one of the most important technologies that have changed learning.

What Every Teacher Needs to Know About Teen Dating Abuse

The CoolCatTeacher

Ashley Bendiksen on episode 534 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter One in four teens will experience teen dating abuse. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend.

Catch the #FlipgridFever

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

As a company, they celebrate the passion of educators, the wisdom of students, and the curiosity of families. Flipgrid is continuously celebrating the innovative uses of their tool by further amplifying student and educator voices on social media and presentations.

Holding Class on Zoom? Beware of These Hacks, Hijinks and Hazards

Edsurge

Among them are educators, who have taken up the company’s offer to remove the 40-minute limit normally imposed on Basic accounts for all K-12 schools. The company says more than 2,000 school districts that use its provisioning services have also done this.)

End of Year Maintenance: Update Your Online Presence

Ask a Tech Teacher

This week, I’ll share three holiday activities that will get your computers, technology, and social media ready for the new year. This means recent blog posts, feed activity, and information on all social media, blogs, and websites.

#OhMyGAAD - Are You Ready for Global #Accessibility Awareness Day? May 16, 2019

The Innovative Educator

They also understand that to prepare today's students for modern careers, they too must understand how to create accessible content from basic documents and presentations to their day-to-day interactions on social media.

What’s Your Social Brand?

Edsurge

Want to make sure you’re using social media to its fullest for your job search? Don’t worry, EdSurge’s own social media pro is here to answer your questions. Learn about how to use social branding and social networking to jump into a new industry, boost your call-backs and find a career you love. Come join us for an evening of informal networking, panels with hiring companies, and some light bites. EdSurge Jobs: What is social branding?

Cyberpatriot - national youth cyber education program

Educational Technology Guy

the position of newly hired IT professionals tasked with managing the network of a small company. The modules, which are available for download at no cost, can be presented in a classroom setting or at home. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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. Please dm me for an invite on Twitter @ShellTerrell or message me on Facebook. Free food and drinks as well as hands-on presentations.

How Young Activists Deploy Digital Tools for Social Change

Educator Innovator

NOTE: This blog post is part of Writing Our Civic Futures , a social annotation project with Marginal Syllabus. Middle Eastern and Muslim-American youth are creating new ways to use social media and other digital tools to find their voices, educate, and organize for social change.

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How to succeed with online PD for teachers

Neo LMS

Plus, it’s easy to create multimedia presentations that teachers will actually enjoy or make use of webinars and videos. A survey of 755 teachers in the US found that they value the immediate feedback they get on Twitter. Professional development (PD) for teachers is an ongoing process.

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Ideas for Promoting Digital Diversity

Teacher Reboot Camp

Join our #DigiDiversity Twitter chat. Nick Provenzano (@TheNerdyTeacher) invited Kid President , one of the most inspiring kids on social media, to visit his high school. Students can host a Twitter chat with the guest speaker.

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Achieving a Balance

A Principal's Reflections

Social media posed another challenge to the balance. Twitter was a considerable time zap early on, and then the use of other tools began to take a negative toll on my time. When they are home, I am more present, both physically and emotionally.

#Supermuch teaching in the classroom and online

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 344 with Jody Green and Dr. Tim Green From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. I’ve presented at various conferences such as ATE , CUE and ISTE.