Safely Involve Students in Social Media and More Student Voice Tips

The CoolCatTeacher

Safely Involve Students in Social Media and More Ways to Give Students a Voice. So, we have, obviously — across the United States and the world — we’ve got this push for social media and schools sharing their story.

Digital Leadership with Students and Social Media featuring Jennifer Casa-Todd

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Jennifer Casa-Todd @JCasaTodd opens our minds to social media leadership with students. She argues that we’re limiting students when we don’t let them lead using social media. Jennifer is the author of Social LEADia.

Tips for Using Social Media with Educators

edWeb.net

Social media is an essential marketing tool for educational publishers. But the changing algorithms, rise and fall of new platforms, and overall nature of social media make some developers hesitant. In their presentation, “ Social Media Marketing 2.0:

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. Video. Video has already taken over the internet.

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. The University of Minnesota calls for indicating whether hyperlinks point to [AUDIO], [PIC], or [VIDEO].

What New Research on Teens and Social Media Means for Teachers

techlearning

As teachers, we all have assumptions -- and likely some opinions -– about teenagers and social media. This research is the second wave in an ongoing study tracking teens' attitudes about social media; we released our original report in 2012.

Virtual Mentorship for Emerging Leaders

The CoolCatTeacher

Jennifer Gonzalez has released her 2018 Teachers Guide to Technology with over 200 education technology tools including tools for assessment, flipped learning, presentations, parent engagement, video engagement and more. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

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What New Research on Teens and Social Media Means for Teachers

Graphite Blog

As teachers, we all have assumptions -- and likely some opinions -– about teenagers and social media. This week, Common Sense is releasing its latest research report, Social Media, Social Life: Teens Reveal Their Experiences , a deep dive into the social media habits of American teenagers. This research is the second wave in an ongoing study tracking teens' attitudes about social media; we released our original report in 2012.

What New Research on Teens and Social Media Means for Teachers

Graphite Blog

As teachers, we all have assumptions -- and likely some opinions -– about teenagers and social media. This week, Common Sense is releasing its latest research report, Social Media, Social Life: Teens Reveal Their Experiences , a deep dive into the social media habits of American teenagers. This research is the second wave in an ongoing study tracking teens' attitudes about social media; we released our original report in 2012.

What New Research on Teens and Social Media Means for Teachers

Graphite Blog

As teachers, we all have assumptions -- and likely some opinions -– about teenagers and social media. This week, Common Sense is releasing its latest research report, Social Media, Social Life: Teens Reveal Their Experiences , a deep dive into the social media habits of American teenagers. This research is the second wave in an ongoing study tracking teens' attitudes about social media; we released our original report in 2012.

Supercharge Student (and Teacher) Financial Literacy With #PowerofEcon Day on April 26

The CoolCatTeacher

Teaching Tip: You’ll want to bookmark these videos and use them in your courses to make every day a #PowerOfEcon Day. Teaching Tip: If you’re in a 1:1 environment, split the videos up and let students discuss, share, and compare highlights.

The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

Britt: In my classes, I’m using strictly a Blackboard LMS and I’m using Twitter, which I felt was a less onerous use of social media for classroom conversations. You have to prove to me that it’s worth using Facebook, or any social media, for that matter.

Ann Oro: Developing A Digital Citizenship Curriculum

The CoolCatTeacher

It’s a video of them talking about the research that a doctor did on cell phones, and, again, how sticky they are. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

5 Tips to Strengthen Your School’s Identity

A Principal's Reflections

Since the advent of media organizations across the globe have worked tirelessly to build a positive brand presence that resonates with potential consumers. In short it represents a promise that is woven into a combination of words, design, colors, music, video, logo, service, etc.

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. Idea #2: Use Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Video Conferencing to Hook Students into Lessons. She’s author of the book Social LEADia.

Verizon Surcharge Will Affect Other Education Companies—Not Just Remind

Edsurge

A new fee Verizon plans to impose on its business customers has galvanized educators this week to rally around the school messaging service Remind—so much so that the telecoms company agreed to make an exception and waive the impending fee for Remind’s K-12 users. 1, will be passed on to at least a dozen education companies—not just the one getting all the attention. But to pay for it, the company is charging an additional fee to all of its business customers.

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. YouTube The most accessible social platform of those presented is Google's YouTube. No extra effort for the video creator.

Still Think Social Media is a FAD?

The Daring Librarian

Watch this video and I think you''ll change your mind! 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.

LinkedIn spends $1 billion on education company to improve skill training

eSchool News

LinkedIn to acquire lynda.com to better connect the global workforce, says company. Eventually it hopes to “map the global workforce” by creating profiles for each company, and job within that company, as well as the skill sets required to obtain those jobs.

NBC's censoring of the Olympics: Social media and lost opportunities

Connecting 2 the World

However, they have really missed the boat on their social media/online coverage, which could have real repercussions from fans in the future. It also points out how ignorant the corporation is about social media and the "new" media the it purports makes this the first "social media" Olympics. For the China Olympics, I finally had access to high speed internet which allowed me to view streaming video. However, I'd like to access video.

5 Tips for Integrating Ed-Tech Into Students’ Daily Lives

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

What core features propel the mission of your company? What kinds of social media do students use? Photos and videos, not text. See also: Is Your Company Hitting the Ed-Tech Sweet Six?

Make your LMS a social learning platform

Ask a Tech Teacher

Vivek Singh, education professional and contributor to Ask a Tech Teacher, has some interesting ideas on using your native LMS as a social learning platform. Education, thus, has its roots in the earliest social interactions. What makes your LMS a social learning platform?

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Worlds Day 1 Part 2: Sock Monkeys

Dangerously Irrelevant

We will take some video tomorrow of what will be happening and why. Video – 21st century education in New Brunswick, Canada. Activities Blogging Guest Bloggers Higher Education International Presentations Reading Reviews Scenarios Social Media Tech Tools Videos Youth and Media

VideoBot saves you time and energy when uploading classroom teaching videos

Edthena

Some bots create and reshare content on social media. They manage getting the classroom videos ready to share for reflection and analysis. Why does an education company need bots? VideoBot can respond intelligently and independently to each new video uploaded by our users.

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Viral Messaging: Putting Digital Citizenship to the Test

Tech Helpful

Turning A Viral Hoax Into A Lesson on Internet Safety Over the last week, you have probably seen some reference to the “Momo Challenge,” hidden messages in Youtube videos, and calls for technology companies to police their systems to protect kids.

Integrating Social, Email, and Content Marketing with edWeb

edWeb.net

Anna Wilmoth, Marketing Director at Gryphon House , recently presented in the webinar, “ Integrating Social, Email, and Content Marketing with edWeb ,” co-hosted by edWeb.net and MCH Strategic Data. Last, Gryphon House posts on their social media platforms for all webinars.

How to Boost Your Teacher Brand

Shake Up Learning

Haven’t yet jumped on the social media bandwagon? What do your website, blog, and social media profile say about you? The EdSurge Edtech Jobs Board has hundreds of positions at companies, nonprofits and schools. Claim your social media real estate.

Workplace, Teams, or Slack, Oh My! What's Right for You?

techlearning

If you haven't heard, and it's likely you haven't, Microsoft launched a product called Teams in 2017 following the company's decision not to sink 8 billion dollars into the purchase of Slack. Administration Social Media Professional Learning Network TL Advisor Blog

5 Tips for New Teachers to Be-come Connected Educators #ce15

Teaching With Soul

″ can be applied across broad categories of emerging technology tools and design principles, social and economic shifts, business philosophies, participatory media and culture, etc. They are social. 3) Be Willing to Join a Social Media Network.

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Our Lego Wall: A New Way to Interact in the Library

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

We have students who use Lego in our library and makerspace for stop motion videos and storytelling, so I’ve been curious about the possibilities of this collaborative building space and what projects or ideas it might spark for students.

Crucial “Digital Citizenship” Conversations

The Principal of Change

” My response was that it is not about what kids consider “cool”, but more the ability to learn to network through these social spaces. We do not need to “edufy” each social network because are kids are on it.

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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Corporate learning in the digital age

Learning with 'e's

Some are ditching their training rooms in favour of digital delivery of content, and bosses that are forward thinking are investing in social learning, social media and mobile devices to support the learning of their employees. Do companies use these technologies, and how?

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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5 ways to use AV to prepare students for 21st-century jobs

eSchool News

As educators rethink their lesson plans to cater to these skills, one focus area that could help is AV and media skills. As organizations, associations and companies continue to work on a global scale, an increasing amount of collaboration is taking place online.