Social Media in Education Resources and Guides

Educational Technology Guy

Social Media is an incredible resource for education. There are many different social media networks, and lots of ways to use them. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. facebook Google for Educators google plus social media twitter

Social Media and Kids - what you should know - guest post

Educational Technology Guy

How Kids Are Using Mainstream Social Apps What You Should Know About Your Child’s Social Media Platforms The Most Popular Social Apps Among Teens and How They’re Using Them What Are the Mainstream Social Apps and How Are Teens Using Them? social media

Social Media Guide and Resources for Educators

Educational Technology Guy

Social Media is an incredible resource for education. There are many different social media networks, and lots of ways to use them. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. free resources social media social network

Everything Doesn’t Always Have to Be Awesome on Social Media

Philly Teacher

It got me thinking about how I’ve been feeling catching back up on social media over the last month, and I reflected on how it felt when I first discovered Twitter back in 2009. This is not to say that social media is inherently bad. social media twitter

Social Media Cheat Sheets - free tips and more for social media sites

Educational Technology Guy

Walyou , a great site for interesting information and more, has a great collection of cheat sheets that have tips, shortcuts, and more for social media sites. The sites include Google+, Pinterest, Twitter and Facebook and have some great tips for making them more useful and easier to use. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. free resources social media

Twitter EDU – The Twitter Guide

Pair-a-dimes for Your Thoughts

Twitter EDU :: Your (FREE) One-Stop-All-You-Need-To-Know-Guide to Twitter. Here is a brief description of the book: Your One-Stop-All-You-Need-To-Know-Guide to Twitter. The hardest part of Twitter is that it does not have a friendly entry point.

Here’s a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at what educators are clicking on like crazy

The CoolCatTeacher

Click the tweet buttons and share helpful things on your Twitter feed. (It I will also explain how to calculate these statistics on your Twitter feed. These reflections and social media tips will help bloggers covering ISTE. Try different versions of the title on Twitter.

What Students Are Actually Doing Online

Securly

This of course varies by age group: we found that younger teens (aged 13-15) spend the most time in front of their screens in comparison to other age groups. SOCIAL MEDIA. Facebook is the most visited social media network, used even by children younger than the age restriction.

Basic Twitter Analysis With twXplorer

ProfHacker

There have been a number of posts here on ProfHacker about using Twitter , particularly around archiving tweets. I decided to search #RIPTwitter (a popular hashtag recently due to the changes Twitter has been proposing) to show what the tool is capable of doing.

Microsoft Launches, quietly, new social network - So.cl

Educational Technology Guy

Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and now So.cl. Microsoft has quietly launched a new social network , So.cl , pronounced "social" that was originally an academic resource for students. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. facebook social media social network twitter

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

However, at each level—middle school, high school, and college—these variations paled in comparison to a stunning and dismaying consistency. Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information.

People Make the Difference

A Principal's Reflections

Almost all of this growth can be attributed to a point in time that I became connected using a variety of social media tools. As many readers of my blog know, the big changes in my career came when I discovered the value of social media as a leader and learner.

100 Ways You Should Be Using Facebook in Your Classroom

Educational Technology Guy

Social Media is a great way to connect, share, learn and communicate with other educators and with students and parents. Schools can use social media to connect with parents and the community and communicate with staff and students. Facebook is one social network that schools and teachers use with their students, when it isn''t blocked by the school filtering software! Follow me on Twitter and Google+. facebook social media social network

Our mutual friends

Learning with 'e's

It fascinated social psychologist Stanley Milgram. So Milgram''s notion of six degrees is not so much a theory of learning, more a social contact theory, but it has significant implications for learning in the social media age. Bandura Social Learning Theory 4.

Update and full review on So.cl - I'm in and using it now

Educational Technology Guy

Yesterday I wrote about So.cl, Microsoft''s new social network that they launched with very little fanfare. and other social networks is that it is all about sharing internet searches and exploring topics of interest. If you are interested in another social network, check out So.cl

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It takes a village

Learning with 'e's

It''s not a new phrase, but I was reminded of it again recently by Aaron Davis , a secondary school teacher in Melbourne, who has a prolific education Twitter account. In 1962, technology use was minimal in comparison to today''s ubiquitous global digital capabilities.

Keeping in Touch and Touching Lives

EdTechSandyK

And even the two phone conversations we were able to have during this awful week paled in comparison to the hug we were finally able to share yesterday. If you''re reading this blog, then you are involved in social media on some level.

Infographics in Education with Eileen Lennon

The CoolCatTeacher

Eileen Lennon on episode 291 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. On April 26, celebrate PowerofEcon on Twitter with Discovery Education, CME Group, and their Econ Essentials Program. Twitter: @eileen_lennon.

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10 Technology Skills Every Educator Should Have

Educational Technology Guy

Social Media - how to properly use social media for school and work, how to protect yourself on it, the issues of cyberbullying, connecting with others in your profession (PLN). I learn so much from Twitter and Google+ because of the people and web sites I follow there.

Blended Learning – How to Make it Work in the Classroom.

EdTech4Beginners

In comparison with a traditional classroom-based learning, a blended learning offers a teacher much more flexibility and shifts a teacher-centered classroom toward the student-centered one.

9 Ways to Upgrade Professional Learning in Your District

Tom Murray

A comparison in the philosophies of today’s school districts yields results that falls across a continuum of who controls the learning. Social media and technology tools offer global networks of educators looking to connect and grow professionally.

The Hottest Posts Everybody's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Entry Pageviews Stop Letting Good Students Do Bad Presentations Nov 19, 2014, 3391 Does Twitter have a minimum age requirement? Jun 13, 2013, 2227 Interactive whiteboards: A Comparison + Some Alternatives. Nov 2, 2014, 1609 Conversation topics for educators in the age of social media. Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Below you’ll see the top posts along with the number of page views.

5 Ways to Overcome Cognitive Overload

The CoolCatTeacher

Todd Finley on episode 325 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter: @finleyt.

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10 Tips for Digital Photo Editing & Fun

The Daring Librarian

One of the things that first impressed me so much w/ PicMonkey was how responsive they are on Twitter. AND yes, Ribbet is also very communicative, responsive, & friendly on Twitter! Follow BigHugeLabs on Twitter 6.

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Why a Web Filter Isn’t Enough To Keep Your Students Safe

Gaggle Speaks

Here’s another example: Often schools and districts will block access to social media sites, like Facebook and Twitter, primarily because they might disrupt productivity and learning. If a student uses his or her school-provided email account to sign up for Facebook or Twitter (or any social network), concerning or harmful messages will be reported to a school or district Emergency Contact.

News literacy tools: Advice, four sites and a new app (Swiipe)

NeverEndingSearch

Among the ten key trends Pew researchers gathered from among their research reports on social and news media were: Use of mobile devices for news continues to grow. Two-thirds of Americans (67%) get at least some news on social media. .

What It Means To Be A Reflective Teacher

TeachThought - Learn better.

As a kind of definition, to reflect means to look back at how something “went,” and see it for all of its available parts and patterns: Causes and effects; comparisons and contrast; strengths and weakness; its characteristics; how close it came to what you were expecting; your emotions.

Six Powerful Motivations Driving Social Learning By Teens

MindShift

At least, it does in the social space. The tension between open, social learning and the formal, enclosed variety is becoming untenable. There are (at least) six powerful motivations fueling learning socially. You can follow him on Twitter at @DavidPriceOBE.

Six Powerful Motivations Driving Social Learning By Teens

MindShift

At least, it does in the social space. The tension between open, social learning and the formal, enclosed variety is becoming untenable. There are (at least) six powerful motivations fueling learning socially. You can follow him on Twitter at @DavidPriceOBE Getty.

Tips & Tools to Enhance Collaboration Between Tech & Curriculum

techlearning

Our educators are using Newsela’s categories of readings to find articles that lend themselves to comparisons or even the pro/con option in text set. Making Global Connections Global connections are key to building empathy and social awareness for students beyond their classroom.

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Educators as Empowered Citizens (Unpacking the ISTE Standards for Educators)

Tech Helpful

Educators: Create experiences for learners to make positive, socially responsible contributions and exhibit empathetic behavior online that build relationships and community. As an active member of various Twitter chats, sharing my views on different topics is part of that community.

Experiences in Self-Determined Learning: Moving from Education 1.0 Through Education 2.0 Towards Education 3.0

User Generated Education

Moving Forward in the PAH Continuum: Maximizing the Power of the Social Web: Lisa Marie Blaschke. Heutagogy and Social Communities of Practice: Will Self-determined Learning Re-write the Script for Educators?: Philipp Schmidt (2007) provide an excellent comparison of how Education 1.0

Cool Websites for Teachers: by Jesse Langley

Kleinspiration

BBC created the tool to integrate directly into a person’s Facebook or Twitter account and then show their ill lilefriends in relation to different historical events. That way, students could see how many people were sacrificed at Mayan temples in comparison to how many people are in the class. It might be better for high school students, since they’re likely to already have social media profiles.

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Education Technology and 'Fake News'

Hack Education

It’s taken on multiple meanings too: first used to identify the misinformation that had occurred online surrounding the 2016 election, it was later embraced by President Trump to denigrate and dismiss “the mainstream media.” They struggle with facts about social studies.

Choose your words carefully

Learning with 'e's

It's often the case on social media that some are unable to frame their arguments without a personal dig at their opponents). He then proceeded to make some comparisons with humans replacing technology.