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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.

Mobile gives the edge

Learning with 'e's

Smart mobile phones continue to disrupt our society. For everyone of us who own them, mobile phones are changing our lives, influencing our decisions about how we interact with each other, how we access and consume information, how we work, entertain ourselves and purchase our goods.

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. What makes your LMS a social learning platform?

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A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A School Twitter Chat

TeachThought - Learn better.

If you are managing the chat or behind the scenes–you could use Tweet Binder to get data on the statistics of the chat. Mobile Learning. A Lesson Using Twitter must Have a Social Component. Social Media Technology pd social media twitter

Education Technology and Data Insecurity

Hack Education

Pokémon Go, a free augmented reality game developed by Niantic (a company spun out of Google in 2015), became the most popular mobile game in US history this year. Pokémon Go generated more than $160 million by the end of July, hitting $600 million in revenue within its first 90 days on the market – the fastest mobile game to do so. Many students cannot afford the heavy data usage required by geofencing apps, for starters. To data about students’ sexual identity?

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Smartphone Learning

IT Bill

For the past several years the Horizon Report has listed mobile learning, in one form or another, as an emerging educational technology (e.g. mobile computing, mobile apps, social media, BYOD, mobile learning). References: Brooks, D.C.

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. During those Hangouts, we can share screens, refer to shared Docs, and even record the meeting using Google Hangouts On Air.

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. To simplify the process take a look at data, which can come in many forms.

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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.

Top 5 Apps for Educational Administrators to Use

Educational Technology Guy

Administrators can take notes, clip articles from the web for future use and reference, upload files to attach to notes and share notes with their staff. Social Media - Social Media is an excellent resource for administrators. This way, they can be mobile and still have access to their data, information, and resources and be able to communicate more effectively and efficiently with staff, students, and parents.

5 Reasons Why Google Vault is Not a True Archive

Gaggle Speaks

As school districts search for ways to archive new data sources such as social media and mobile, Google is building self-driving cars and doesn’t seem too worried about data governance for photos, Docs and other files stored in Drive.

Are Digital Textbooks More Effective for K-12 Curriculum

Kitaboo on EdTech

Earlier, publishers used to distribute extra learning resources which students can buy and refer in order to make notes. Students can refer to the content that they feel will help them understand the concept better and score well in their tests. This proves helpful as students don’t have to spend time on the search engine browsing for relevant data. Digital natives are no strangers to sharing posts and daily activities on social platforms.

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The future of education in 2016, from the sharing economy to BYOD: my Future Trends Forum recording and materials

Bryan Alexander

Technology topics included social media, video, 3d printing, VR, internet of things, automation, and privacy. In discussion we touched on cognitive computing, “quick” (live or easily published) video (Kat’s term), video growing on mobile devices.

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50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

Look up a reference. e.width){e.setAttribute("data-vertical", "true")}})(this);'' onerror=''(function(e){e.setAttribute("src", "https://media-cdn.list.ly/missing-image.png");})(this);'' Buffer - A Smarter Way to Share on Social Media.

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Trends to watch in 2015: education and technology

Bryan Alexander

Mobile : as humanity continues to migrate ever-increasing swathes of life into handhelds, educators slowly follow suit. Let’s see if higher ed figures out mobile-first design, as ELI recommends. Social media is something higher ed is ambivalent about.

Trends to watch in 2016: technologies

Bryan Alexander

Now there’s a bipartisan interest in cracking down on social media ( thank you Trump and Clinton ), plus a drive to weaken encryption so the NSA can have better eyes with which to see you. Mobile is where Google and Apple continue their bitter struggle.

10 Tech Tools for Your Math Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Just a disclaimer though, I am a high school math teacher, so a few of the tech-tools I reference in this post belong mostly in a secondary math classroom, but with a little elbow grease and ingenuity, there are ways to fit them into any K-12 math curriculum as well.

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TOP TIPS for Classroom Management in the Digital Age

EdTechTeam

The book is broken down into four general parts: Classroom Procedures, Classroom Rules and Expectations, Teaching Tips & Strategies, and Partnering with Parents - and it tends to lend itself as a reference.

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The Digital Transition: When Will Schools Be Transformed?

EdNews Daily

Or the teacher allows the students to log into outside services that are collecting huge amounts of student data. This means that they have started to enter the same frame of reference as all other industries have done. By Leilani Cauthen.

13 Ways Education Could Change In The Next 13 Years

TeachThought - Learn better.

Modern learners must consume, evaluate, and integrate constantly changing data in highly-dynamic and visible contexts. Math, science, social studies, and literacy have been the pillars of modern education for over a century. 13 Ways Education Could Change In The Next 13 Years.

Final Schedule for Tomorrow's "Digital Literacy & Fake News" Mini-Conference - Plus Bonus

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Then we will have 14 practitioner-led sessions that look deeply at the foundational relationship of libraries and librarians to media, information, and digital literacy. What does “digital literacy” mean in an era shaped by the Internet, social media, and staggering quantities of information?

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

Bryan Alexander

I kicked things off with a survey of major technological developments in a very top level way, then dived into specific, currently used digital tools (the LMS, ePortfolios, video, robotics, big data, social media, 3d printing, etc.).

Worldwide, Online, and Free - The Library 2.013 Conference Starts Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

There are eight conference strands covering a wide variety of timely topics, such as MOOCs, e-books, maker spaces, mobile services, embedded librarians, green libraries, doctoral student research, library and information center "tours," and more! Examining Mobile Apps for Library Functions - Emily Krug, Emerging Technologies and Cataloging Librarian 10:00am KEYNOTE - NEIL PAKENHAM-WALSH: Healthcare Information For All (www.hifa2015.org ) 11:00am Become a library advocate with NPSIG!

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Resources from 25 Presentations at Miami Device 2015

Learning in Hand

The conference featured awesome speakers, social gatherings, and quirky fun. An infopic's message might be a summary, quote, definition, notes, data, weblink, or other informational tidbits. Stephen’s Episcopal Day School hosted Miami Device , November 12 & 13, 2015.

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Human 2.0

Learning with 'e's

He suggests that we already have expanded memories (search engines of the web) and remote ears and eyes (mobile phones and webcams). He sees Facebook and other social networks undermining and devaluing friendships. Top image by Elif Ayiter References Clark, A. Post human.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

The department says it won’t start the 45-day clock on data challenges from colleges (initially slated to begin today) until ‘later in June.’” ” Via NJ.com : “[Paterson]’s school district is investigating a rap video, filled with drug references and a stripper, that was filmed at one of its high schools, officials confirmed. Via The New York Times : “Dreams Stall as CUNY , New York City’s Engine of Mobility, Sputters.”

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Learning Revolution Free Events - The Conference - Next Up #Reinvent14 - Appreciative Inquiry and AERO

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

See graphics for social media and follow the event to join the campaign! Christopher will discuss how Mission US prompts young players to think critically, make choices, and reference primary sources. Is your library mobile friendly?

Notes from Some Summer Reading 2018 f/ @shawnachor @gretchenrubin @micheleborba @IAmMarkManson @askpang @DanielCoyle @DanielPink @simonsinek

techieMusings

It dramatically raises their stress levels while robbing them of social connection, sleep, attention, happiness, and health. Change it by creating a blog that is so insightful about your area of expertise that others refer to it. The data revealed an M-shaped curve.