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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.

7 Tips for Using Social Media for Professional Development

Ask a Tech Teacher

You joined all the big social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, blogging–just for starters). You committed hours to it, and then days, eager to make this work because everyone you know talks about how much they learn from social media.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon on episode 190 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today we talk about the conference, what people can expect from the conference and how to sign up. Twitter: @elemenous.

Please Welcome CUE’s New Social Media Champs!

CUE

We want to take this opportunity to officially announce some new contributors to the CUE voice across our CUE website and social media. She is an enthusiastic CUE Rock Star attendee and presenter, and she already has a killer blog that you can check out at here !

Michelle Luhtala Wins AASL Social Media Superstars Award

edWeb.net

edWeb is so excited to congratulate Michelle Luhtala, department chair at New Canaan High School Library in Connecticut, for being selected as a 2017 AASL Social Media Superstars winner ! I met Michelle Luhtala at the CoSN Conference in March 2010–seven years ago.

Is there enough diversity in your social media?

eSchool News

As we consume more social media, our perspectives are getting less diverse. Since then, I’ve started using Facebook and Twitter to learn about all kinds of recent events and news happening nearby and around the world. And I’m not the only one using social media sites in this way.

#40years of educational technology: Social media

Learning with 'e's

By 2006 several social networking sites were enjoying surges in popularity, including MySpace, Bebo and of course, Facebook. 2006 was also the year Twitter was launched. Social media lend themselves naturally to support learning through discussions, collaboration and sharing.

The Skinny on Hashtags

A Principal's Reflections

Upon getting on Twitter in 2009, I was not only baffled about how to use the social media site but also about all the symbols associated with it. Before Twitter I referred to this as the “pound sign” on the telephone and only used it as such.

Social Media Is An Opportunity - Not A Problem In The Classroom

The ASIDE Blog

Source: ASIDE 2015 The resolute attitude of many schools to resist the “ Social Age ” by blocking websites within their walls strikes at the core of what it means to collectively share ideas. The system seems stuck in the notion that kids will do bad things if they have access to social media.

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. More tips for an epic conference.

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

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. Twitter backchannels help, but they are not always enough.

How is Twitter helping to Connect Educators? | TeacherCast Classic Podcast

TeacherCast

Jeff sits down with Jerry Blumengarten and Brad Currie to discuss how educators are using Twitter to connect with each other. Jeff sits down with Jerry Blumengarten and Brad Currie to discuss how educators are using Twitter to connect with each other. He is also the co-founder and co-moderator of #Satchat, a weekly Twitter discussion for current and emerging school leaders. I was a licensed Social Studies teacher who also taught Language Arts, Science, Math, Computers.

9 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. Conference App. Most educational conferences have one.

2017 Teachers Pay Teachers’ July Conference — Overview

Ask a Tech Teacher

TpT 2017 Conference Observations. Every year, TpT holds a conference to share ideas with teacher-authors on how to build their stores, develop their platform, and make money off of their passion. Seminars I attended included: using social media to spread the word.

A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A School Twitter Chat

TeachThought - Learn better.

A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A Twitter Chat In Your School. A twitter chat is an amazing resource for professional development AND gives educators the option to participate in their PJs, from the comfort of their own home! Give twitter tips and archive chat.

What Twitter Shortcomings?

My Island View

I was somewhat disturbed about a recent post by a friend and connected colleague concerning the state of Twitter and its use by some individuals in what is now fast becoming the education social media culture. My friend seemed to be longing for the “good ole days” of Twitter when it was smaller numbers and people knew their place in their interacting with others. I remember those days as well, since I was on Twitter years before my friend.

7 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. Conference App. Most educational conferences have one.

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. Conference App. Most educational conferences have one.

How I use social media for my professional development

Nik Peachey

This has been a common theme to many of the presentations, workshops, webinars and seminars that I have been asked to do over the last few years, but however many times I try to present on this subject I never really feel that I get the message across as clearly and persuasively as I would like.

Summer 2017 Learning Series-3 Rules For Attending Any Conference

The Web20Classroom

We started with Twitter chats and how you can participate in real time or whenever you want. Next we will examine some ideas on how to get the most out of any conference you attend this summer or beyond. Post your Evernote notebooks to Twitter or to your blog.

Gamify Your Professional Learning at the CUE 2016 Fall Conference!

CUE

At this year’s CUE 2016 Fall Conference, we are working hard to make the attendee experience even more engaging and enjoyable than years past. Additionally, we know that social media plays a large role in growing collaboration and connectivity at conferences and beyond.

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

NeverEndingSearch

Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses. Social studies teachers will adore these!

Increasing the visibility and impact of our work

Dangerously Irrelevant

Similarly, presenting at conferences may bump up our visibility and standing with colleagues but has little to no impact on policymaking or practice outside of that event or our closely-defined academic realm. Image credit: Social media class , mkhmarketing.

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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5 Ways to Participate in #ISTE17 even if you’re not there #notatiste17

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Peggy George in episode 105 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. The #notatiste17 hashtag on Twitter. Listen to Terry Freedman talk about how to get the most out of education conferences and ISTE.

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A Look Back- CUE 2017 National Conference (Plus Puppets)

CUE

For readers who have never been to a CUE conference, I need to provide an experience they can relate to, paint a scene they can see themselves in. . The conference had 501 sessions: 501 individual learning experiences crafted by members and supported by the amazing CUE organization.

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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The First Student-Led Technology Conference is Here on Jan 31st - join in

Educational Technology Guy

On Saturday, January 31st, the first Student-Led Technology conference will happen. Students from around the world will connect, share, present and learn about technology. It''s a free, virtual student conference to "discuss technology in schools, global collaborations and opportunities for innovative learning." When is the conference? We are still accepting proposals for presentations. You can submit your proposal at: [link] Attend the Conference.

Social Media Revolution for School Librarians: Keynote Resources for CASL

The Daring Librarian

Dont Hate the Hashtag: a Social Media Revolution for Librarians View more presentations from gwyneth jones. She rocked it at the pre-conference! Twitter: Your One Stop PLN/Change Agent Training Tool! Congrats to all the new Twitter users!

5 Things Every Digital Citizen Should Know #digcit

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Alice Chen on Episode 55 of the 10-Minute Teacher Show From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter handle: @wondertechedu. She is also a consultant and presenter who regularly speaks at regional and national conferences.

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.

3 Ways Teachers Can Say to Parents, “We Want To Be On the Same Team”

The CoolCatTeacher

Setting Up Your Classroom to Win From Day One From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or elsewhere , get the RSS feed , or listen via the media player above.

Getting Started on Academic Twitter v2.0

ProfHacker

At this year’s MLA Convention, I was invited to give a workshop on getting started on social media, namely, Twitter. I’ve written recently for ProfHacker about why I still find Twitter valuable. Nor does your real name have to be present.

Is Edu Connected Collaboration Just Whistling In The Wind?

My Island View

It was considered a social media application for professionals. Through LinkedIn I discovered Twitter. Twitter was more in real-time. I used Twitter only for educators. The Twitter Chat model flourished creating hundreds of education chats here and around the world.

Preparing Audience-Sensitive Presentations and Workshops

ProfHacker

But when you are invited to present a keynote or facilitate a workshop to people you know little or nothing about, how do you ensure you are sufficiently sensitive to your audience? Analog Profession audience conference Culture presentation Responsiveness Sensitivity workshop

6 Tips to a Super Twitter Profile

The Daring Librarian

Tips to a Super Twitter Profile After re-vamping my blog header header ( Teaching Good: Branding Evil ) I took a serious look at my Twitter profile and changed it, too! I changed my Twitter profile. First thing - BREAK Your Twitter Egg and show your face.

Kasey Bell’s #ISTE17 Presentations and Resources

Shake Up Learning

The post Kasey Bell’s #ISTE17 Presentations and Resources appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Presentations and Resources. Kasey’s #ISTE17 Presentations and Resources #googleedu #edtech #gttribe Click To Tweet. Follow Us on Social Media.

What Do You Mean I Can't Twitter?

The Web20Classroom

The post deals with a ban of social media during the upcoming Annual Meeting of the American Society Cell Biology. Here is restriction as it was sent to meeting participants: "Use of cameras and all other recording devices (this includes digital, film, and cell phone cameras, as well as audio recordings) are strictly prohibited in all session rooms, in the Exhibit Hall, and in all poster and oral presentation sessions. What if there was a ban on Tweeting and Social Media?

The Questions I Ask

A Principal's Reflections

I have been fortunate over the past few days to have attended the Authorspeak Conference. link] During the second day of the conference I presented on Communicating and Connecting With Social Media with my co-authors Bill Ferriter and Jason Ramsden.