The Summer of Social Media

Kyle Pace

It might mean attending a conference or workshop, working towards a graduate degree, or getting a special certification. One thing that I think summer is great for in terms of professional learning is investing the time to better understand how you can use social media as an educator. Social media can be used as a great communication tool for a district, school, or a classroom. This post is a guest post for McGraw-Hill and will soon be posted on their blog. .

Harnessing the Power and Potential of Social Media to Build Learning Communities #CDNedtech19

Pair-a-dimes for Your Thoughts

I’ve been invited to host a Round Table Breakout Session at the 10th Canadian EdTech Leadership Summit today, titled: “ Harnessing the Power and Potential of Social Media to Build Learning Communities. What are the challenges of engaging on social media?

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Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon, Global Education Conference co-chairs, talk about the Global Education Conference 2017 that runs from November 13-16. Today we talk about the conference, what people can expect from the conference and how to sign up. Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon for Global Education Conference. Vicki: The Global Education Conference is here, November 13-16! My dear friends Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon are leading this conference.

Go on an Epic Selfie Conference Adventure

Teacher Reboot Camp

Selfie- a picture taken of oneself shared via social media. Each year, I present at various face-to-face and virtual conferences around the world. Selfies are also a fun way to meet new people at a conference and create memories. For this reason, I’m sending you on an epic selfie adventure at your next conference. You can’t truly experience a conference unless you meet new people! More tips for an epic conference.

ISTE Social Media& Web Resources

The Daring Librarian

I curated the info from various ISTE publications, the main ISTE webpage, and used my own graphics wherever possible so that the new ISTE board members would have everything ISTE Social Media on one wikipage. ISTE Social Networks: The ISTE Community Ning is a year round social network for ISTE Members, affiliated organizations and groups, and educational leaders and the ISTE11 Ning is the place to go for up to date information & networking around this year''s annual conference!

5 Must-have tools for Ed Conferences

Ask a Tech Teacher

For many, it means attending conferences like ISTE and NEA to learn how the heck to integrate technology into their lesson plans. If you aren’t a veteran conference attendee, you may wonder what you should bring. Besides a toothbrush and aspirin, what should you take to your upcoming conference? If friends are looking for a Starbucks or Dunkin’ Donuts near the conference, Google Maps will find one. Conference App.

Massive "Mobile MakerSpace" Resource

Adjusting Course

Finally, you can see real-time updates by checking out our school's hashtag on social media: #GWgreats. Since we didn't have the luxury of designating an extra classroom as a “MakerSpace” we opted for a mobile-cart model. Fast forward to today, and we now have a fleet of 15-20 Mobile MakerSpace carts stored in our Media Center and surrounding hallways.

Ways for Teachers to Supplement Their Income

Teacher Reboot Camp

In 2009, I began my journey as a connected educator and learned how to use social media and web tools to share my knowledge and materials. I hope these ideas will help you find the funds to support your family, attend conferences free, get freebies for your class, or help you spread your ideas and passion! Challenge: Try one of these ideas and share your resource with me so I can help you get the word out on my social networks.

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Ways for Teachers to Supplement Their Income

Teacher Reboot Camp

In 2009, I began my journey as a connected educator and learned how to use social media and web tools to share my knowledge and materials. I hope these ideas will help you find the funds to support your family, attend conferences free, get freebies for your class, or help you spread your ideas and passion! Challenge: Try one of these ideas and share your resource with me so I can help you get the word out on my social networks.

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#LearningIs mobile

Learning with 'e's

Much was discussed during the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week in Paris. The image presented here was ironic, appearing as it did on the door to the main venue of the conference, but as several pointed out, the device in the image is a reference to a bygone age when mobile phones were primitive. Here is my summary of seven of the themes and challenges raised during the conference. Many more people now own mobile phones, but a large proportion of these are non-smart (i.e.

The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

Philly Teacher

Reflecting on a busy weekend of conversation and learning at this year’s annual ASCD conference in Los Angeles, a few bright spots stand out for me. These are the bright spots that make this year’s conference feel different than the last one I attended. Social Media and Connected Learning. Now, it seems, many educators and school leaders realize that they have no choice but to get on board with social media, and they are exploring the tool.

7 Global Project Ideas from a Leading 3rd Grade Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Instantly scan and score with any mobile, desktop or document camera. 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. How Vickie Morgado Uses Social Media in Her Classroom. So now you had your second graders and now this year your third graders using social media. Realistically, they will be on social media.

How I use social media for my professional development

Nik Peachey

The issue of how we use social media for our own development as teachers and as digitally skilled individuals, is one that I believe is of vital importance though, not just because it can enable us to keep developing as teachers through the content, ideas, resources and above all people it gives us access to, but also because the way use digital media for our own development should guide and influence the way we use it with our students and build their digital literacies and communication skills.

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. We inadvertently learn from our daily social interactions, with most of our informal learning happens through online sources of information. What makes your LMS a social learning platform?

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Beyond Twitter: Virtually Connecting at Conferences

ProfHacker

Her research and innovation interests are in the areas of online collaboration, social media, and blogging. By now, the concept of a Twitter backchannel at conferences has become familiar. But can someone participate in a conference virtually beyond the Twitter back channel? For these people, what they miss out on most is not the knowledge/content shared in conferences. This allows virtual conference attendees to meet and talk with conference presenters.

The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

Philly Teacher

Reflecting on a busy weekend of conversation and learning at this year’s annual ASCD conference in Los Angeles, a few bright spots stand out for me. These are the bright spots that make this year’s conference feel different than the last one I attended. Social Media and Connected Learning. Now, it seems, many educators and school leaders realize that they have no choice but to get on board with social media, and they are exploring the tool.

Don’t Mess with Google Classroom Conference (with Alice Keeler and Kasey Bell)

Shake Up Learning

The post Don’t Mess with Google Classroom Conference (with Alice Keeler and Kasey Bell) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Don’t Mess with Google Classroom Conference. Come learn from the Ah-mazing Alice Keeler and me at the Don’t Mess with Google Classroom Conference on October 21, 2017. Don’t Mess w/ #GoogleClassroom Conference w @alicekeeler and @ShakeUpLearning 10.21.17! The Conference Details.

Distributed groups and mobile technology

Connecting 2 the World

We used faxes, conference calls, carriers, overnight/express mail, and towards the end, we were in the dawn of the internet, learning how to "program" emails, routing them through university servers from the US, to Austria, Germany, and Switzerland, finally sending them to universities in Hungary who would hand deliver them to our Budapest offices. I would go in many mornings for conference calls or our Center''s managerial staff would have to stay late because of the time difference.

Mini-Conference Schedule: "Reinventing Libraries for a Post-COVID World," a Library 2.0 Event

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our second Library 2.021 mini-conference: "Reinventing Libraries for a Post-COVID World," will be held online (and for free) on Thursday, June 17th, 2021, from 12:00 - 3:00 US-Pacific Time. The conference schedule is below! This is a free event, being held live online and also recorded.

This Thursday - 5,000 Already Registered for the "Reinventing Libraries for a Post-COVID World" Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our second Library 2.021 mini-conference: "Reinventing Libraries for a Post-COVID World," will be held online (and for free) this Thursday, June 17th, 2021, from 12:00 - 3:00 US-Pacific Time. The conference schedule and registration details are below!

ISTE 2016: What Education’s Biggest Names Are Saying

EdTech Magazine

By Meg Conlan Conference attendees and presenters took to social media to share what they learned at this year’s event. Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Mobility

List of Mini-Conference Sessions: "Reinventing Libraries for a Post-COVID World," a Library 2.0 Event

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our second Library 2.021 mini-conference: "Reinventing Libraries for a Post-COVID World," will be held online (and for free) on Thursday, June 17th, 2021, from 12:00 - 3:00 US-Pacific Time. A mini-conference FAQ (frequently asked questions) page is here.

Announcing the Library 2.020 "Sustainability in Libraries" Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce our third Library 2.020 mini-conference: " Sustainability in Libraries ," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, October 14th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone).

Celly Launches New Service and Android App for Building Mobile Social Networks

Educational Technology Guy

It is free to use (standard text messaging rates apply though) and anyone with a mobile phone or access to the web can use it. There are also many more features such as media links, notes and more. The new service allows users to build instant mobile social networks, called "cells" using text messages, QR Codes, email, web or the new Android App. These cells could also be used at professional development and conferences for back channeling and discussions.

Building Momentum

A Principal's Reflections

In the midst of interviewing candidates for an open vice principal position, calling prospective teachers, and going through mounds of paperwork I managed to make the time to video conference with administrators and educational stakeholders in Virginia, Iowa, New York, and Florida. Speaking to administrators who are skeptical about utilizing social media is something that I am extremely passionate about. I blocked sites and banned mobile devices to such an extreme.

Tools to Help Become a Tech Savvy Educator

A Principal's Reflections

21st Century Leadership Shift Happens (must see video for any educator unfamiliar with the tends and impacts associated with technology and social media. Principals can use social media for communication, public relations, branding, professional development, and opportunity. Tools for Learning Twitter : Improve instruction through global collaboration (sharing resources, best practices, lesson ideas, acquire knowledge, networking, tracking conferences, etc.),

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2016 Fall CUE Overview

CUE

T his weekend brings another fabulous CUE event to educators interested in educational technology, the CUE 2016 Fall Conference. Held at the American Canyon High School in beautiful Napa Valley, this sold out conference will bring the latest and greatest in educational innovation to Northern California. I’ll be one of those #notatcue people, and will be engaging with #fallcue followers via social media from my home just outside of Chicago. Here’s to a great conference!

"Reinventing Libraries for a Post-COVID World" - Call for Proposals for Library 2.021 Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our second Library 2.021 mini-conference: "Reinventing Libraries for a Post-COVID World," will be held online (and for free) on Thursday, June 17th, 2021. conference events, which are designed to foster collaboration and knowledge sharing among information professionals worldwide.

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

NeverEndingSearch

Claims on Social Media : Students consider the sources of a tweet and the information contained in it in order to describe what makes it both a useful and not useful source of information. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses. Social studies teachers will adore these!

Educating parents of the Siri generation

eSchool News

note : Carl Hooker will deliver a related session on digital parenting at this year’s ISTE conference on Monday June 29. As an administrator in a one-to-one mobile device district, I’ve seen firsthand how access to devices can disrupt learning for both good and bad. Last fall I wrote this letter to parents about YikYak and social media awareness. Community Relations How-to Social Media Top News Uncategorized

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Savvy #ISTE17 Interviews: BYOD ISTE Sessions for Tuesday

Teacher Reboot Camp

Baby Savvy caught up with our good friend, Cori Coburn (@coburncori) who helps on the organizing teams of various conferences, including ISTE. Social Media for the Library (B311). Experience a “Breakout” Exclusively on a Mobile Device (B334). GeoGebra Online and Mobile Math Apps for Your Classroom (B336). Conference Highlights #ISTE2017 #NOTATISTE byod edtech ISTE ISTE 2017

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2015 Global Education Conference - Day Two!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tuesday, November 17th, is day two of the sixth annual Global Education Conference. We had a great opening day of sessions and keynotes, and the recordings of any sessions that have taken place are accessible on the conference recordings page. To see the the full conference schedule in your own time zone, with the direct links to session rooms, go to the conference schedule page. Follow the conference through Twitter using the hashtag #globaled15.

Storms over liberal education: notes on the 2016 AAC&U conference

Bryan Alexander

Last week I participated in the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) 2016 conference. I was there for a few reasons, starting with having the fine opportunity to lead a pre conference workshop, followed by presenting on two panels, helping out with a Twitter component, and reconnecting with dozens of friends and colleagues. Let me share some materials here, along with reflections on the conference. Reflections on the conference.

Speaker at the Global EdTech Summit 2017

EdTech4Beginners

Social Media Learning: How To leverage Social Media in the Classroom. Mobile Learning: Portable Classroom Interaction. Hope to see you there Tagged: edtech , edtech conference , edtech CPD , edtech summit , education , global edtech summit , global edtech summit 2017 , professional developmeny , teaching. education edtech edtech conference edtech CPD edtech summit global edtech summit global edtech summit 2017 professional developmeny teaching

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Let’s Inspire Each Other During #ISTE2016 #NotAtISTE16

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you need some inspiration, try going on an epic conference selfie adventure and check out my #NotAtISTE ignite below. Join me virtually for a free webinar broadcast at the Badge Summit, Moving with Mobile Devices at 1pm Denver/2pmCT/3pmET/8pmUK. Lisa Dabbs, Tanya Avrith, and Erin Klein will be presenting about edtech tools, social media in education, #NTChat, and connected classrooms. Team Mobile Learning Implementation Resources.