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A Gullible Population Is a National Security Issue

The CoolCatTeacher

While this blog is based on verifiable data, some readers may be unhappy with my interpretation. The accounts and organizations promoting these events depicted themselves as Americans. Fictitious Events, Real People Showing Up. Social media is social but it’s also serious.

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.

36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

I just enter the data once. Crescerance and MAD-Learn (for Mobile App Development). Crescerance and MAD-Learn are my tools for mobile app development. The kids are programming apps and using the MAD (mobile app development) Learn platform.

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5 Tips to Increase Parental Engagement in the 21st Century Classroom – From Courtney Pepe

EdTechTeacher

As an administrator in the 21st century, I constantly think about ways to effectively communicate with our parents and the tools that our faculty can use to extend and expand the way we share academic, behavioral, and social data with the families of children whom we serve.

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.

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Protect Students. Secure Data.

eSchool News

eLearning , the adoption of mobility, social media, and online collaboration are the most significant changes to emerge for K-12 organizations. If you are unable to make the scheduled time, we encourage you to register anyway to receive the full archived recording following the live event. Date: Tuesday, April 28th. Time: 2:00 pm EST / 11:00 am PST.

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Learning Revolution Free Events - Great, GREAT Keynotes - MiniCon - ISTE Unplugged! - Striving for Failure?

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own virtual and physical events and those of our more than 200 partners. It looks like we''ll have an incredible event with a great set of pre-conference evening keynotes (really, wow!), Read more and register for this event here.

STEAM It Up with the 8 C’s! 50+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Others are encouraged to create their own #EmojiScience videos and share them on social media with the hashtag #EmojiScience. Get students to join the Hour of Code event taking place in over 100 countries from Dec. Get students to visualize their data and research by creating infographics with these free web tools and apps- Piktochart , Easely , Visme , Smores , EduBuncee , Canva , Tackk , or Biteslides.

Using Google to Enhance Teams

The Playground Advocate

With my single GMail account, I integrate my mail, my documents, my online storage, my calendar, my blog, and many of my social networking tools. Google calendars is a very versatile tool that enables our team to share calendars that contain events that relate to the work we are doing.

Learning Revolution Week's Events - Evernote in the Classroom - Yong Zhao - Google+ vs. Ning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

virtual and physical events and those of our over 200 partners in the learning professions. Updates Learning Revolution Events Partner Spotlight Calendar of Events Deadlines Highlighted Recordings NMC Navigator Top Ten Conversations Final Notes Updates ISTE Unplugged. Look for our upcoming email on Thursday which will detail the fun and free events coming up at the ISTE conference. Connect With the Learning Revolution Project on Social Media.

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - May Is Ed Tech Month - Geo-Educators - Natural Math - Oxygen Masks and You

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own virtual and physical events and those of our more than 200 partners. In case you missed the big email announcement with information about this year''s growing list of events, please visit my blog to see the news.

Why the Boldest Ideas in Education Come From Underrepresented Entrepreneurs

Edsurge

Hosted at the Kapor Center for Social Impact in Oakland, Calif., a dozen entrepreneurs from Camelback’s third fellowship shared ambitious social ventures to support literacy, speech therapy, incarcerated youth, Black male educators, restorative justice programs and media content that feature underrepresented groups in a positive light. This was an energetic cohort, laser-focused on equity, social justice and what it means to support students holistically,” Walker adds.

Learning Revolution Free Events - "Reinventing the Classroom" Online Conference This Week - GlobalEdCon Call for Proposals - RSMiniCon This Weekend

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

virtual and physical events and those of our over 200 partners. Updates Partner Spotlight Partner Announcements Calendar of Events Deadlines Highlighted Recordings Conversations Updates "Reinventing the Classroom" Starts Wednesday Evening! We''ve got an amazing, and FULL, schedule for this week''s Reinventing the Classroom event - all about how ed tech is reshaping the classroom experience. Don''t forget that you can also share local ed tech events using #edtechmonth.

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STEAM It Up with the 8 C’s! 50+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Others are encouraged to create their own #EmojiScience videos and share them on social media with the hashtag #EmojiScience. Get students to join the Hour of Code event taking place in over 100 countries from Dec. Get students to visualize their data and research by creating infographics with these free web tools and apps- Piktochart , Easely , Visme , Smores , EduBuncee , Canva , Tackk , or Biteslides.

Hack the Ban: NYC Community Design Solutions to Combat Immigration Order

Edsurge

Working with nonprofit organizations like CUNY CLEAR and the Center For Constitutional Rights , the teams developed apps, synthesized data, and designed graphics to support the organizations’ efforts educating immigrants and protecting minority rights in an event titled, “ Hack the Ban.” “It She and two fellow NYU alumni, Leslie Martinez and Helen Carey, put the event together in under a month. “We Education Technology Events Community

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The Process of Change

A Principal's Reflections

Through my work I have seen in person, and through social media, some amazing examples of what education can and should be. The ability to initiate, manage, and sustain change relies on a leader’s ability to think of it as a process as opposed to an event.

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With JotForm, Summer Camp Registration Couldn’t Be Easier

Ask a Tech Teacher

If you’re not familiar with JotForm , it is the gold standard for form creation whether on PCs, Macs, or mobile devices. For your summer camp, it can be used to sign up volunteers, get feedback on events, enroll people into classes, collect payments, and more.

Sustainable Development Goals: Writing Journals

User Generated Education

Interpret differences in shape, center, and spread in the context of the data sets, accounting for possible effects of extreme data points (outliers). It also explores new data from scientists and researchers where standards for measuring SDG targets are still being developed.

5 Ways to Use JotForm Cards With Your Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

One of the fastest growing technologies in education is forms–to gather information, curate data, test students, and much more. There are lots of platforms available but for many, JotForm is the gold standard whether on PCs, Macs, or mobile devices. Volunteers for an event.

Overcoming The Barriers To Better School:Home Communications

The Web20Classroom

Even worse, no idea if they have good contact data on each and every of their students or not. It must be something that is constantly evaluated and refined to meet the ever-changing needs of a more mobile society. The goal is to collect demographic data on every student.

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Livestreaming and Podcasting in the Classroom

edWeb.net

What social media do you use regularly for communicating with your students and parents? Many platforms let you promote events via several social media channels, but some are meant for a specific channel. What type of data do you need to collect?

The Human EdTech for Diversity

EdNews Daily

Technology that is leveraged to allow the ingestion of the data students need to master, while letting them participate in a real experience obtaining it, has the promise to bring the mind-expanding freedom sought more efficiently, and with exceptional personalization. By LeiLani Cauthen.

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The future of classrooms

Learning with 'e's

This is due to the rapid proliferation of mobile technology, the disintermediation of traditional teacher and student roles, new trends such as MOOCs and the upsurge of user generated content on social media sites - all of which take learning away from previously familiar territory.

How to Cope with Bullying

Ask a Tech Teacher

While schools can sponsor month-long events, the most popular is to wear orange on October 19th, designated Unity Day. It includes not only websites, but cell phones, Nintendo, and Wii, as well as communication tools including social media sites, text messages, chat, and websites.

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Today’s Meet is Closed. What are your Alternatives?

Ask a Tech Teacher

For many, JotForm is the essential forms creation tool whether on PCs, Macs, or mobile devices. Completed forms are shared via a link, social media, or integrated into DropBox, Google Docs, and other popular platforms.

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. .

10 Options for Polls and Forms in Your Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

feedback on events. polls and surveys on upcoming or past events. data on parents and students. For many, JotForm is the gold standard for forms creation whether on PCs, Macs, or mobile devices.

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Design thinking fast-tracks collaboration at the University of Ottawa

Nureva

The team knew, of course, that mobile devices are everything to students. It was a huge accomplishment to gather all that data in just two hours and end right on time. The team now has two digital canvases full of student data to share with all the participants. Two hours.

4 Augmented and Virtual Reality Projects That Point to the Future of Education

Edsurge

Education has been a recurring theme throughout the many programs of the NYC Media Lab, a public-private partnership where I serve as an Executive Director. How can teachers use immersive media to educate citizens and keep our communities vibrant? These are just a few of the top-of-mind questions that NYC Media Lab’s consortium is thinking about as we enter the next wave of media transformation.

What Does the Research Say About School Communications?

edWeb.net

The latest data from Speak Up Research Project gives insights on school to home communications. Last, since they are so busy, they want to receive high priority information such as important information about their child, upcoming events or activities, and news.

50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

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The 9 essential elements of digital citizenship

eSchool News

According to a recent Common Sense Media’s study , the percentage of children ages eight and under who’ve used a mobile device nearly doubled from 2011 to 2013, from 38 percent to 72 percent. And about two in five children under the age of two have used a mobile device.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 36 Edition)

Doug Levin

If this doesn’t get you thinking about the security risks of schools collecting and managing sensitive data, I’d submit you may not be paying close enough attention. Wyoming Ends Program Supporting Migrant Students | Wyoming Public Media Statewide Network → Farmworker families often have to move from state to state to find work, and that makes school challenging for their kids. Now that very same data could be used to track them down.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 36 Edition)

Doug Levin

If this doesn’t get you thinking about the security risks of schools collecting and managing sensitive data, I’d submit you may not be paying close enough attention. Wyoming Ends Program Supporting Migrant Students | Wyoming Public Media Statewide Network → Farmworker families often have to move from state to state to find work, and that makes school challenging for their kids. Now that very same data could be used to track them down.

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Global Collaboration Day Has Arrived (It's Thursday in New Zealand!)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Over the next two of days, students, classrooms, teachers, administrators, parents and organizations will be either attending and/or hosting events online that are designed to showcase and promote global collaboration. Special thanks to our partners and sponsors, shown beneath the events.