How Educators are Using the Exclusive Social Media App Clubhouse

Edsurge

The new social media app Clubhouse is gaining traction across many industries as Influencers, celebrities , and marketing professionals are heading to the app to connect and collaborate. (If It is like going to a conference while I walk my dog.

Engaging Social Media for Educators

MIND Research Institute

In our latest episode, Brian welcomes Senior Content and Brand Specialist Calli Wright to the podcast for a discussion on how educators can get more out of social media by taking a purposeful approach. You can listen to the episode in the player below: Topics covered in this episode: 0:45 Intro 2:40 Pushing past the superficial layer 5:30 Purposeful use of social media 7:20 Talking about the “how” 9:00 Using Social Media for PD 12:00 Finding your community 18:00 Takeaways.

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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. The purpose of a social media-based PLN is to extend your reach beyond the narrow confines of the bubble you live in, but that isn’t what happened for you. 5 Must-have tools for Ed Conferences.

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. .

Social Media and More at CUE 2016 National Conference

CUE

The CUE 2016 National Conference is almost here! As the official #notatcue social media coordinator, I thought I’d check in and give conference attendees an update for plans at this year’s event. For the the past year, I’ve been monitoring social media at major CUE events from the comfort of my home outside Chicago. The post Social Media and More at CUE 2016 National Conference appeared first on OnCUE.

3 Untapped Social Media Resources For Students

The Web20Classroom

Last week I laid out 3 Untapped Social Media Resources for Teachers. This week we take a look at how to leverage social networks for students. She is right in the heart of the age range for kids who use social media the most (13-18 yrs old). Our conversations give me a sense of how kids are using social media and her thoughts on using it for learning, or even if there is a place for it. Social Media Students

Genius as an Alternative Social Media

ProfHacker

” That many academics rely on social media goes without saying. Not only is social media integral to the research, pedagogy, and public identities of academics, online communication permits us to share thoughts, accomplishments, notifications (book publications, conference CFPs, syllabus questions) with colleagues across the globe. Yet, I am dissatisfied with my social media. Do you have a favorite alternative form of social media?

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?

Is there enough diversity in your social media?

eSchool News

As we consume more social media, our perspectives are getting less diverse. And I’m not the only one using social media sites in this way. According to the Pew Research Center, more than 50 percent of American adults get their news from social media sites, and this percentage is much higher for Millennials. At the 2015 Digital Media and Learning Conference, Van Jones made a poignant comment, “We pretend to have diversity in the United States.

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.

AASL Social Media Superstars

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Social media has connected me with so many amazing educators since I started using it many years ago. I had no idea when I started using Twitter at a conference that it would connect me with so many people who I consider to be great friends as well as colleagues. Today, I can’t imagine what it would be like to not share on social media. Showing our work on social media allows us to define for the world what happens in school libraries.

#ISTE10, Social Media and Relationships

The Web20Classroom

Conferences are great ways to make lasting connections with people.to Before the conference I had the chance to fly out to Colorado a few days early and spend time with people I had never met. Yet some out there are trying to devalue what we are creating on Twitter and other social networks. There was a very interesting post earlier this week from Scott McLeod about how you never really know that person sitting next to you at a conference.

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 ! AASL’s Social Media Superstars program honors school library professionals who enrich the profession and its work on behalf of students by sharing information, expertise, ideas, encouragement, dialog and inspiration using a variety of social media channels.

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. Ryan works as a Technology TOSA and Media Teacher in Rocklin, CA. Whether she is hosting a podcast, writing a book, or walking down the halls of an amazing professional learning conference, Sarah is quick with a warm smile and infectious laugh. The post Please Welcome CUE’s New Social Media Champs!

Transparent School Leadership: Engaging Social Media as a Strategy

The 21st Century Principal

At the NCTIES Conference this week in Raleigh, North Carolina, my presentation was "Transparent School Leadership: Managing Your School or District''s Online Reputation." The basic premise of the entire presentation was based on these assumptions about school leadership and the engagement of social media. School leaders no longer have a choice of whether to engage in the use of social media if they are going to communicate in a 21st century manner.

Can Social Media Improve Face-to-Face Experiences?

The Innovative Educator

Most people think of social media as a distraction during face-to-face gatherings. Whether you have a group going on a trip to a museum, a fair, a conference, or a show, there are ways you can use social media to deepen the event experience and also build relationships of those attending the event. But can it be used to enhance face-to-face experiences?

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.

#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. Social media lend themselves naturally to support learning through discussions, collaboration and sharing. They are vital components of the web, and social media are important for education - because learning is essentially social and personal.

#ASCD12-A Presentation On Creating Social Media Policies For Schools And Districts

The Web20Classroom

Earlier today I had the honor and pleasure of presenting at the Annual Conference for ASCD. It felt like more of a homecoming as the conference this year was in Philadelphia, a city I have been to several times over the past 2 years for conferences and meetings. Our topic was creating and crafting social media policies for schools and districts.

Social media advice for career-minded students. 10 things to consider.

The Innovative Educator

This week I had the pleasure to speak on a panel to career-minded students at the Staten Island Economic Development Corporation's annual conference. Our panel consisted of four experts familiar with social media who shared advice about what to do when it comes to how to best use Facebook, Twitter and other digital platforms. social media in education

Context Matters in Social Media

ProfHacker

Of course, context matters (heavily) outside of social media. Now how often do we consider audience context in so-called “international” conferences? Profession Teaching context Digital Pedagogy Lab Cairo social media TwitterI’ve been thinking for a while that the real barrier to entry on Twitter is the layers of context you need to have in order to be able to navigate it well.

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. Besides a toothbrush and aspirin, what should you take to your upcoming conference? Here are five tools that will make you look and act like the Diva of Digital: Besides a toothbrush and aspirin, what should you take to your upcoming conference?

6 Ways to Avoid Those Social Media Landmines

The Daring Librarian

I’ve been sharing on social media professionally for eight years now, and I have to admit, it can be kinda tricky. As educators, I passionately believe we should use social media to push the positive, celebrate student successes, share resources with our colleagues, and connect with parents and the community. Follow School District Policy Does your district have a technology and social media upolicy?

How to be a connected educator & still find balance with social media

The Cornerstone for Teachers

April’s challenge right now is with trying to find balance and intentionality during times of year that are super demanding, such as parent conference week. As we get into the conversation, we dig deeper into her social media habits, and explore how her desire to learn from and connect with other educators is sometimes swallowing up more time than she intends, and interfering with her ability to get a good night’s sleep and stay in balance. .

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. By the end of the three-day conference, I felt equal parts ready to take on the world and overwhelmed at what I had to do to make that happen. Whoever planned this conference: Get them a cape!

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.

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. Besides a toothbrush and aspirin, what should you take to your upcoming conference? Conference App. Most educational conferences have one. I find these more useful than the conference website. Teacher resources Web Tools conference

Maximize Your Conference Visit: The Real Work Is in the Follow-Up

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Top tips for getting the most out of a decision to attend a conference by following up, contacting leads, and using social media. The post Maximize Your Conference Visit: The Real Work Is in the Follow-Up appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Conferences marketing strategy Startup

Engaging More Administrators in Using Social Media

The 21st Century Principal

How do we engage administrators more in using social media and in developing a Professional Learning Network? That was the question at the center of my presentation at the annual North Carolina Technology in Education Society’s (NCTIES) 2011 conference in Raleigh, North Carolina. With all this negative publicity, it’s easy to see why administrators run in the other direction when someone tries to convince them to engage in social media.

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. Social Media. Fast forward 24 months and I have been fortunate enough to be on the stage in Los Angeles, New York City, Denver and tons of other places talking about how social media is what we need to make positive change in education. All possible because of social media. The fact is social media breaks down barriers. Social Media

How to Boost Family Involvement through Parent-Teacher Conferences

Waterford

Before you know it, parent-teacher conferences are right around the corner. It’s easy to let the conference season catch us by surprise, but did you know that parent-teacher conferences are one of the best ways to boost parent engagement? Check out our guide for encouraging parental involvement in your school before, during, and after parent-teacher conferences. Encouraging Parental Involvement Before Conference Season. Tips for Parent-Teacher Conferences.

When Students Plan a Conference, Amazing Things Happen

The CoolCatTeacher

ECM151: Eric Walters and his students Isabella and Tylor tell all The first online student technology conference was held this past January 2015 led by Eric Walters and his students. In this episode of ECM, Eric and two of his students tell all about social media, learning, and their plans for next year. You can listen to the recordings from the conference. (I Here are their plans: Expand and add more types of online student conferences.

3 Ways Savvy Teens Can Showcase Themselves Using Social Media

Graphite Blog

In a world filled with digital communication, how do we teach our digital citizens to use social media wisely? Teachers, therefore, are often the default catalysts for change as we educate teens on how to use social media: Educate them to become savvy social-media users. But have you ever thought about teaching students to flip social media on its head? What could your students do to use social media as a driving force for good?

3 Savvy Ways Teens Can Showcase Themselves Using Social Media

Graphite Blog

In a world filled with digital communication, how do we teach our digital citizens to use social media wisely? Teachers, therefore, are often the default catalysts for change as we educate teens on how to use social media: Educate them to become savvy social-media users. But have you ever thought about teaching students to flip social media on its head? What could your students do to use social media as a driving force for good?

3 Ways Teens Can Showcase Themselves Using Social Media

Graphite Blog

In a world filled with digital communication, how do we teach our digital citizens to use social media wisely? Teachers, therefore, are often the default catalysts for change as we educate teens on how to use social media: Educate them to become savvy social-media users. But have you ever thought about teaching students to flip social media on its head? What could your students do to use social media as a driving force for good?