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 each episode of the Inside Our MIND podcast, we take a look at issues and challenges facing education that we are working to address through research, technology and strategic initiatives. 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.

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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. But we can’t blame the technology.

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.

Getting schooled in social media

The Hechinger Report

Joe Sanfelippo, superintendent of Fall Creek school district in Wisconsin, leads a social media campaign for his schools using the hashtag #gocrickets. Schools need to get better at telling the story of the good things happening in classrooms,” said Steven Anderson, a former teacher and instructional technology director who now consults with districts about venturing into social media. With Seesaw, a social media app], they get a front row seat.”.

Genius as an Alternative Social Media

ProfHacker

Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow at the Georgia Institute of Technology. ” 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.

Is there enough diversity in your social media?

eSchool News

As we consume more social media, our perspectives are getting less diverse. note : Innovation In Action is a new monthly column from the International Society of Technology in Education focused on exem plary practices in education. 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.

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.

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. Brian works as the Director of Innovation and Instructional Technology in Plumas Lake, CA, but he started his EDU career as a kindergarten teacher. Ryan works as a Technology TOSA and Media Teacher in Rocklin, CA. Sarah works as Regional Technology Coordinator in Prince Georges County, MD.

#40years of educational technology: Social media

Learning with 'e's

Previous posts in this series tracked the development of educational technology over 40 years. I first started working in the field of educational technology in January 1976, at a time when technology was used more for teaching than it was for learning. That is, the technologies that dominated educational technology in the 1970s were technologies that were primarily teacher controlled and oriented toward instruction.

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?

5 Ideas to level up Elementary Math with Technology

The CoolCatTeacher

Check out these five ideas to use technology to make math exciting. This week I’ll be sharing the 7 Pedagogical Shifts That Make Interactive Displays a Key to a Student-Centered Classroom on the Cool Cat Teacher blog sponsored by SMART Technologies. 5 Ideas to level up Elementary Math with Technology. Vicki: Today we’re talking with Kelly Gary, a first-grade teacher in Pennsylvania, about five ideas for improving elementary math with technology.

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

There were sessions about assessment, technology, professional development and others. What I really enjoyed was there were so many people there that I knew because of social media. There were teachers, technology integrators, administrators, professors, and others but all were truly amazing educators. Social Media. All possible because of social media. Social Media is dangerous, it is a time suck, you can''t learn while being social.

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!

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?

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.

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.

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 Main Website : The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) is the premier membership association for educators and education leaders engaged in improving learning and teaching by advancing the effective use of technology in PK-12 and teacher education.

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

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? You can submit your proposal at: [link] Attend the Conference. conference free conference online conference

50 people and hashtags you MUST check out on Twitter

Ditch That Textbook

I was at the Indiana Conference on Learning in Indianapolis, and our state Superintendent of Public Instruction was giving the keynote [.]. Ed Tech connected educator edtech educational technology hashtags social media twitterGetting connected professionally on Twitter was the single most important, most powerful thing I ever did as an educator. The most important. I’m not overstating that. And I can remember exactly when it happened.

3 Simple Rules For Attending Any Conference

The Web20Classroom

As the end of June approaches that means the annual ISTE (International Society for Technology In Education) Conference is around the corner. ISTE is one of my favorite conferences because I get to catch up face-to-face with those I haven''t seen in the past year, I get to learn with some incredible educators and I get to see the latests gadgets and must haves for the classroom. What tips do you have for doing more and getting more out of conferences? Conferences

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. So, our tasks will bring in a significant social media component. FallCUE Social Media Mastery — Connecting and learning IRL (ed.

A Gullible Population Is a National Security Issue

The CoolCatTeacher

Social media has not shown an ability to “self correct” perhaps because by its very nature, the responses can only be positive and thus, there is no self-correcting mechanism built into its algorithm. I challenge you to look for yourself and open conversations about where we failed as a public on social media and why we didn’t realize the fires were being stoked by those with anti-US sentiments. Social media is social but it’s also serious.

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. 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. Innovation Social Media Wonderful Classroom Wednesday

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Listen to Terry Freedman talk about how to get the most out of education conferences and ISTE. I am a retired educator in Phoenix AZ and love spending my time supporting teachers with the use of technology in their classrooms. LIVE webinars and am an organizer for the K12 Online Conference and EdCamp Phoenix. VICKI: The ISTE Conference is here. Innovation Librarians Social Media Teachers Technology

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How Do We Teach Kids to Use Smartphones Safely?

The CoolCatTeacher

You can even coordinate volunteer schedules, donations, and parent-teacher conferences. He serves as a Technology Director for a school district in Kansas. You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or elsewhere , get the RSS feed , or listen via the media player above. Digital Citizenship Every Classroom Matters Podcast Get Connected News & Trends Social Media Students

8 Tips for Quality Posts During Conferences & Events

techlearning

The school year is ending and for many innovative educators that is when their own learning begins as they hit local, national, and international conferences and events like the #NYCSchoolsTech Summit , Building Learning Communities , or International Society of Technology in Education Conference. When they do, they share their learning with their social learning network. Social media is flooded with frivolous posts and you don’t want what you share to be among that.

3 Things To Remember For Every Conference

The Web20Classroom

Written with my friend Shaelynn Farnsworth we break down the simple things any learner can do to make the most of their conference experience. The end of June means signals to many education technology enthusiasts one thing - the annual ISTE (International Society for Technology In Education) Conference is just around the corner. If you are a social media user or a blog reader you may have seen several posts related to getting more out of ISTE.

Summer 2017 Learning Series-3 Rules For Attending Any Conference

The Web20Classroom

Next we will examine some ideas on how to get the most out of any conference you attend this summer or beyond. As the end of June approaches that means the annual ISTE (International Society for Technology In Education) Conference is around the corner. If you are a social media user or a blog reader you may have seen several posts related to getting more out of ISTE. If you don’t take attending a conference as an opportunity to start one.

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

ASIDE

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. Social media is not the culprit. Source: ASIDE 2015 Like other educators, we see the value in using social media.

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.

Edmodocon is Aug 7th - free online conference on using Digital Tools in the Classroom

Educational Technology Guy

Edmodocon is a free online conference on using Digital Tools in the Classroom. Edmodo features a social media section, class files, bulletin boards, and much more. Edmodo - free social learning platform expands and improves 22 Great Tips on using Edmodo in the classroom 5 Great course management resources for educators Some more great Android Apps for Education (including Edmodo app). This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.