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What New Research on Teens and Social Media Means for Teachers

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As teachers, we all have assumptions -- and likely some opinions -– about teenagers and social media. This week, Common Sense is releasing its latest research report, Social Media, Social Life: Teens Reveal Their Experiences , a deep dive into the social media habits of American teenagers. This research is the second wave in an ongoing study tracking teens' attitudes about social media; we released our original report in 2012.

What New Research on Teens and Social Media Means for Teachers

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As teachers, we all have assumptions -- and likely some opinions -– about teenagers and social media. This week, Common Sense is releasing its latest research report, Social Media, Social Life: Teens Reveal Their Experiences , a deep dive into the social media habits of American teenagers. This research is the second wave in an ongoing study tracking teens' attitudes about social media; we released our original report in 2012.

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What New Research on Teens and Social Media Means for Teachers

Graphite Blog

As teachers, we all have assumptions -- and likely some opinions -– about teenagers and social media. This week, Common Sense is releasing its latest research report, Social Media, Social Life: Teens Reveal Their Experiences , a deep dive into the social media habits of American teenagers. This research is the second wave in an ongoing study tracking teens' attitudes about social media; we released our original report in 2012.

What New Research on Teens and Social Media Means for Teachers

Graphite Blog

As teachers, we all have assumptions -- and likely some opinions -– about teenagers and social media. This week, Common Sense is releasing its latest research report, Social Media, Social Life: Teens Reveal Their Experiences , a deep dive into the social media habits of American teenagers. This research is the second wave in an ongoing study tracking teens' attitudes about social media; we released our original report in 2012.

The challenges of mobile learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

While the physical structure of a classroom with students sitting at desks in rows may look familiar to most, the explosion of Internet-accessible, mobile devices in the hands of those students has definitely changed the way students interact with each other, with their teachers, with the greater education community, and with instructional materials. Mobile students. Young students do pretty well in terms of mobile devices ownership. Finding the value of going mobile.

Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online

EdTech Magazine

Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online. A recent McAfee survey of 1,000 college students and recent graduates ages 18 to 25 revealed some startling statistics on how little this tech-savvy cohort knows about data security. As many as 80 percent of students surveyed said either they or a friend or family member had been affected by a cyberattack. Shockingly poor data hygiene. Why K–12 Students’ Data is Valuable to Cyberattackers .

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Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online

EdTech Magazine

A recent McAfee survey of 1,000 college students and recent graduates ages 18 to 25 revealed some startling statistics on how little this tech-savvy cohort knows about data security. As many as 80 percent of students surveyed said either they or a friend or family member had been affected by a cyberattack. Shockingly poor data hygiene. McAfee found that that only 36 percent of students said that they learned about personal data safety through school resources.

Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online

EdTech Magazine

A recent McAfee survey of 1,000 college students and recent graduates ages 18 to 25 revealed some startling statistics on how little this tech-savvy cohort knows about data security. As many as 80 percent of students surveyed said either they or a friend or family member had been affected by a cyberattack. Shockingly poor data hygiene. McAfee found that that only 36 percent of students said that they learned about personal data safety through school resources.

Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online

EdTech Magazine

A recent McAfee survey of 1,000 college students and recent graduates ages 18 to 25 revealed some startling statistics on how little this tech-savvy cohort knows about data security. As many as 80 percent of students surveyed said either they or a friend or family member had been affected by a cyberattack. Shockingly poor data hygiene. McAfee found that that only 36 percent of students said that they learned about personal data safety through school resources.

Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online

EdTech Magazine

A recent McAfee survey of 1,000 college students and recent graduates ages 18 to 25 revealed some startling statistics on how little this tech-savvy cohort knows about data security. As many as 80 percent of students surveyed said either they or a friend or family member had been affected by a cyberattack. Shockingly poor data hygiene. McAfee found that that only 36 percent of students said that they learned about personal data safety through school resources.

Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online

EdTech Magazine

A recent McAfee survey of 1,000 college students and recent graduates ages 18 to 25 revealed some startling statistics on how little this tech-savvy cohort knows about data security. As many as 80 percent of students surveyed said either they or a friend or family member had been affected by a cyberattack. Shockingly poor data hygiene. McAfee found that that only 36 percent of students said that they learned about personal data safety through school resources.

Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online

EdTech Magazine

A recent McAfee survey of 1,000 college students and recent graduates ages 18 to 25 revealed some startling statistics on how little this tech-savvy cohort knows about data security. As many as 80 percent of students surveyed said either they or a friend or family member had been affected by a cyberattack. Shockingly poor data hygiene. McAfee found that that only 36 percent of students said that they learned about personal data safety through school resources.

Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online

EdTech Magazine

A recent McAfee survey of 1,000 college students and recent graduates ages 18 to 25 revealed some startling statistics on how little this tech-savvy cohort knows about data security. As many as 80 percent of students surveyed said either they or a friend or family member had been affected by a cyberattack. Shockingly poor data hygiene. McAfee found that that only 36 percent of students said that they learned about personal data safety through school resources.

Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online

EdTech Magazine

A recent McAfee survey of 1,000 college students and recent graduates ages 18 to 25 revealed some startling statistics on how little this tech-savvy cohort knows about data security. As many as 80 percent of students surveyed said either they or a friend or family member had been affected by a cyberattack. Shockingly poor data hygiene. McAfee found that that only 36 percent of students said that they learned about personal data safety through school resources.

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. Ning: Customizable social network similar to Facebook, great place to connect with other educators, pivotal to a PLN. educational technology Leadership Opinion Social Media tools

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On teens, their phones & shifting communications landscapes (new from Pew)

NeverEndingSearch

This week Pew Research Center released Teens, Social Media & Technology Overview 2015 , a report that should have relevance to all of us who work with young people. Unlike Pew’s previous surveys, which involved representative samples of teens interview by phone, this one was conducted online. These data are useful for us in deciding how we reach the young people we love and in understanding how they themselves manage their lives online. Mobile phones.

Nearly 60% of Teens Use Their Own Mobile Devices in School for Learning

The Innovative Educator

The ultimate learning experience for students is both highly collaborative and extremely personalized, supported by mobile devices and digital content, reports Project Tomorrow in their latest Speak Up report. Over the last few years of the Speak Up survey, more students and administrators have signaled the importance of being able to access mobile devices in the classroom, whether through Bring Your Own Device policy consideration and implementation or through school-provided technology.

Dealing with digital distraction

The Hechinger Report

And all that mobile computing has turned us into a nation of multitaskers who do nearly everything while gazing at one or more screens. The constant checking of mobile devices has triggered a wavelet of recent classroom technology bans, especially at the collegiate level. In data collected by Cal State Dominguez Hills’ psychologist Larry Rosen, his students’ average daily phone use jumped from 3 hours and 40 minutes in 2016 to 4 hours and 22 minutes in 2017. “I’ve

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. MAD stands for “Mobile App Development.” ” More people access the Internet with mobile phones than with computers. They sync it with their mobile devices. Google Forms (Quick Surveys).

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Why your young students love e-learning

Neo LMS

Social media channels provide the digital alternative for the “traditional” social life and support communication within online communities non-stop. They turn to other social media sites , like Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr, Yik Yak, or Twitter. On the other hand, only a minority of teachers are interested in all the new social media channels, and this is partly due to a lack of understanding of how social media can help students with their learning.

Are the kids ok? Four guiding questions—and metrics—to help ensure student well-being

The Christensen Institute

Just months after schools abruptly shut their doors this spring, parents’ cries of mental health declines among their children echoed through social media. In other words, a hope-for-the-best approach can decrease students’ sense of social and academic adjustment.

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Teacher-Student Digital Communication Makes for Good Learning

edWeb.net

Without the opportunity for immediate or regular face-to-face support from teachers, students are using texting, social media posts, mobile app alerts, and personal emails for the interaction and support they need. Student data privacy and online safety are significant concerns.

How to Build a Modern School – 6 Key Elements to Embed in Your Groundwork

ViewSonic Education

For example, the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls not only empathize intellect but also social skills in their mission statement. This school recognizes that there is a gap in Millennials and Generation Z’s social skills fueled by growing up on mobile phones, social media, and online chatting. In fact, 65% of Millennials in a study felt they are not confident in face-to-face interactions from a survey from One Poll.

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

Ask a Tech Teacher

polls, forms, or surveys. It is a robust, intuitive tool that makes forms and surveys easy to create for teachers and a snap to join for students (for example, no login required — just a class code). Polls, forms, and surveys. Polls, forms, and surveys are great options when teachers need to create sign-up sheets, push out formative assessments, auto-grade quizzes, and more. Survey Monkey. Survey Monkey can also be used as a warmup/exit ticket.

10 Options for Polls and Forms in Your Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Collecting class data, asking for feedback on activities, and pushing out quizzes used to be laboriously accomplished by passing out paper documents, collecting them as they dribbled in, and then collating the data into a spreadsheet where you could sort and shake to come up with the useful information. polls and surveys on upcoming or past events. data on parents and students. Survey Monkey. Survey Monkey.

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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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Group Texting Programs: The Next Big Wave?

Education with Technology

Some program may allow for the teacher to send out surveys or polls. David Murphy wonders if group texting is shaping up to be the next big battleground between the Web’s social (or search) superstars. Students and teachers will not be charged texting units against their data plan since the class texting generates so many texts. – The texting program will connect to or allow easy transfer to other social media.

Top 5 Apps for Educational Administrators to Use

Educational Technology Guy

Social Media - Social Media is an excellent resource for administrators. It can be used to work collaboratively on a document, as a virtual meeting, to create surveys and questionnaires, and so much more. 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.

Increasing Equity Through Student, Family, and Community Engagement

edWeb.net

Balanced assessments provide data used to differentiate teaching and learning, and there’s an emphasis on creating a safe educational environment that acknowledges the cultures and lived experiences of the students and their families. By Robert Low. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

6 Powerful Instructional Coaching Tools

EdTechTeam

Tool #1: Mobile Technology. The first, and arguably the most obvious, tool for instructional coaches is some sort of mobile technology. It is important for coaches to have technology that is mobile, because your role as an instructional coach is mobile. As an instructional coach, you will want to be able to take all of your notes and research with you wherever you go, a mobile device will allow you to do that. A word of caution about coaching mobility.

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Managing Smartphone Distractions in the Classroom

edWeb.net

Laptops, Chromebooks, iPads, and even cell phones are providing students with opportunities to access the internet for researching, communicating and social learning. Using charts, sixth-grade students collected cell phone usage data and recorded every time a student received a notification from social media apps and texts from family and friends. Technology has become an integral element in our students’ educational journey.

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. Learning Counsel’s 2018 National Digital Transition Survey of 406 schools and districts in the U.S. Second, social-emotional learning is the single biggest tech trend in software. . By LeiLani Cauthen.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 14 Edition)

Doug Levin

On twitter, I also ponder the trend of tech-savvy teachers increasingly resembling NASCAR drivers, proudly wearing digital uniforms on social media full of sponsored messages as proof of expertise: Why do some in K-12 define #edtech expertise by # of tech company certifications acquired? Tagged on: April 8, 2017 Federated Learning: Collaborative Machine Learning without Centralized Training Data | Google Research → Fascinating and promising approach.

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Design thinking fast-tracks collaboration at the University of Ottawa

Nureva

In the past, when input was required, the university used surveys to get the student perspective. 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. Someone on the university’s social media team came to the session. Two hours. Over 70 students.

Has Your School Reached an Edtech Plateau? Here’s the Key to Moving the Needle

Edsurge

Start simple by sending out surveys with Google Forms or Survey Monkey , or interactive video lessons with PlayPosit or EdPuzzle , before meetings and professional learning opportunities. Then, share the resulting data and respond to the concerns of participants so that the meeting can continue positively and productively. Always follow the district social media policies, but consider starting a department or team Instagram account.