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A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A School Twitter Chat

TeachThought - Learn better.

A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A Twitter Chat In Your School. A twitter chat is an amazing resource for professional development AND gives educators the option to participate in their PJs, from the comfort of their own home! Give twitter tips and archive chat.

The Best PD for Math Teachers (and How to Use It) #mtbos #iteachmath

The CoolCatTeacher

David Petro on episode 294 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. David Petro has been using Twitter for his math PD for more than eight years. Twitter is now different. David: Don’t write Twitter off.

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20 Texas Education Leaders to Follow on Twitter

MIND Research Institute

Another "big" for Texas is education, and when I'm looking to get a pulse on what the current trends and landscape are, I turn to social media! In no particular order, here are some of my colleagues' and my favorite educational Twitter accounts from deep in the heart of Texas.

Twitter Equals Growth Mindset?

The Principal of Change

This could be something to applied the idea of educators using Twitter. With the Twitter now implementing video in the service, it will be something that people will not only be open to learn, but I am sure will do interesting and new things with. It is probably one of the reasons why Twitter moved from the idea of “what are you doing”, to “what’s happening” in the update box. For those reasons Twitter will never connect all educators.

Down with Twitter’s Project Lightning

Bryan Alexander

Twitter is apparently preparing a reboot. We don’t know how Lightning – I refuse to call it Twitter 2.0 – is actually structured and how it will really work once rolled out. Why is Twitter planning to shoot Lightning into the world? Twitter as tv.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses. Social studies teachers will adore these!

8 Steps To Teacher-Led, Digital PD

TeachThought - Learn better.

But beyond any isolated parcel of teacher improvement lies social media. Long the plaything of adults and teens alike, social media has matured to become an incredible learning tool as well, connecting educators to ideas, tools, resources, and most importantly, each other.

Mindful Tracking Cookie Policies Improve K—12 Data Security

EdTech Magazine

Mindful Tracking Cookie Policies Improve K—12 Data Security. Current web browsing policies in K–12 schools may be allowing third parties to collect and sell student data , creating a need for schools to update and maintain safe internet use protocols. Twitter.

Data Security and Implications for Physical Security

Leadership Lounge

Omaha received word that a string of text messages were posted on social media threatening violence to a school. We can learn much from each other in practice and policy to ensure student data privacy stays on the forefront. First, social media did not help the situation.

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What Do You Mean I Can't Twitter?

The Web20Classroom

The post deals with a ban of social media during the upcoming Annual Meeting of the American Society Cell Biology. Here is restriction as it was sent to meeting participants: "Use of cameras and all other recording devices (this includes digital, film, and cell phone cameras, as well as audio recordings) are strictly prohibited in all session rooms, in the Exhibit Hall, and in all poster and oral presentation sessions. What if there was a ban on Tweeting and Social Media?

What’s all the buzz about Messenger Kids?

Ask a Tech Teacher

When preteen kids see parents and older siblings thumbing away at social media accounts, they want to do it. First and foremost: Messenger Kids is not a social media app. More on social media. Make your LMS a social learning platform.

How To Save a Periscope. #edtech

Kleinspiration

What about the data/privacy piece? This summer, I Periscoped my co-presenter sharing an important segment of our session. Connect with me on Periscope and Twitter: @KleinErin View my saved Periscope videos from Katch.me: Katch.me/KleinErin

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Tools to Help Become a Tech Savvy Educator

A Principal's Reflections

As I mentioned in a previous post I have been working on a educational technology presentation for principals in a NJ school district. 21st Century Leadership Shift Happens (must see video for any educator unfamiliar with the tends and impacts associated with technology and social media.

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Holding Class on Zoom? Beware of These Hacks, Hijinks and Hazards

Edsurge

Usually, it entails an unsavory character who finds a Zoom link shared on public channels like Twitter, accesses a meeting that does not require a password, and abuses the chat, screen-sharing and file transfer privileges that the meeting organizer has not restricted.

8 Digital Resources To Stay Connected to Families This Summer

The Innovative Educator

The focus was on free social media tools that parents can access via their cell phone. About half of the resources could be accessed on basic, text enabled phones which is great for communities where not all parents have consistent data plans or internet access. Parents social media in education

How to Assess Your District: The Global Challenge Project Case Study

The CoolCatTeacher

Mark Wise on episode 223 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Our middle school, like many other middle schools, have teams made up of Language Arts, Social Studies, Science and Math. Twitter: @wisemancometh.

6 Super Geeky Tech Tips for the New School Year

The Daring Librarian

Get Cloudy Goodbye flash drives and external drives - the future of data storage and hosting is in the cloud. Get Polished Your social network profile is your best and most read professional bio on the web—so keep it polished, up-to-date, and consistent across all of your accounts.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

and a Link to a Free Resource with More Tips From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. I just enter the data once. Tip: To learn about my blended learning strategies, see my presentation on Slideshare Simple Steps to Blended Learning .

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We must not allow bigots on campus to hide behind free speech

The Hechinger Report

Students at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana demanded that officials fire professor Eric Rasmusen, after he posted racist, sexist and homophobic opinions to social media earlier this month. Andre Perry Higher Ed Opinion Data and research Funding Principals Race

10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Engage Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recently I presented a webinar for Simple K12, 10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Active Learning. Attach the QR code to Twitter, Facebook, a location, websites, wifi passwords, email, bitcoin and more!

Fake News or Fact? How do you tell?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Now, there are dozens of channels, hundreds of newspapers, thousands of bloggers, and tens of thousands of social media journalists — all trying to get your attention with the latest apocalyptic news flash. There are no such laws in news media.

World Password Day — It’s Coming!

Ask a Tech Teacher

Passwords are now required to access websites, banking, email, social media, favorite shopping sites, chat venues like iMessenger, and even certain documents.

What is Microsoft Sway?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Though fairly new, Sway has taken over classroom production of visual presentations because the result is visually appealing while minimizing the amount of time students spend formatting a project, giving them lots more time to research and write.

Resources from 25 Presentations at Miami Device 2015

Learning in Hand

The conference featured awesome speakers, social gatherings, and quirky fun. Miami Device had an amazing collection of presenters, all speaking about hot education topics. Fortunately, some of the speakers have provided digital handouts and resources from their presentations.

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8 EdTech Trends to Watch Out for This 2020

Ask a Tech Teacher

Data Analytics. Much like how social media giants Facebook and Twitter are utilizing our digital footprints to better understand consumer behavior, teachers are also turning to data analytics to learn more about their students. As always, education is changing.

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Digitally agile research

Learning with 'e's

It's a book that provides essential reading for all academics in a time where digital, mobile and social media technologies are an increasingly important part of the research equation. Each chapter also presents Common Pitfalls and Best Practice panes to support the texts.

Three Career Paths for Educational Innovators—How to Get There and Where the Jobs Are

Edsurge

He runs the weekly #xplap chat in Twitter, engaging hundreds of followers, and has recently launched his YouTube channel. Michael also shared his thoughts on developing a professional brand and the importance of his community on social media: Having a professional brand really means that I have ultimately reflected on what I want to do and be as an educator. Twitter. Twitter • YouTube • Website. Website • Twitter • Free art lessons.

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

Bryan Alexander

I was there for a few reasons, starting with having the fine opportunity to lead a pre conference workshop, followed by presenting on two panels, helping out with a Twitter component, and reconnecting with dozens of friends and colleagues.

2017 Teachers Pay Teachers’ July Conference — Overview

Ask a Tech Teacher

Buzzwords like “shout out”, “ecosystem”, “safe space”, “self-publishing”, “data analysis” were part of every conversation. Seminars I attended included: using social media to spread the word.

Learning In The Heart Of Texas With #TCEA15

The Web20Classroom

People ask why I spend all week at these events when I could just come in, present and be gone. While here I presented three sessions. Feel free to share the presentations or resources from any of them. The presentations are in ClassFlow.

Use Unconventional Research Sites to Inspire Students

Ask a Tech Teacher

And then, not two days later, I heard Twitter has reclassified their app as a news purveyor rather than a social media device. Once again: Who gets news from Twitter? I read recently that 70% of millennials get their news from Facebook. Really?

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Digital Literacy–What is it?

Ask a Tech Teacher

“the ability to understand and use information in multiple formats from a wide range of sources when it is presented via computers: –Paul Gilster, Digital Literacy. This can be messaging, Twitter, or a dedicated forum. Social media. That’s social media.

Re-evaluating the Risks of Public Scholarship

ProfHacker

Last week I attended the HASTAC Conference , an interdisciplinary conference from the Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory (one of the oldest and most active academic social networks around).

Managing And Protecting Digital Identities

The Web20Classroom

Many people were coming to Twitter, searching for his name and my feed was coming up because of the same name, of follower count and engagement levels. Since then Twitter reached out to me to have me Verified so my profile is more prominent in search so this doesn't happen again.

TCEA 2019: As Ed Tech Expands, So Do Privacy Concerns

EdTech Magazine

Abshire, CTO of Calcasieu Parish Public Schools , presented “From Privacy to Trust: Strengthening Your District” at the Texas Computer Education Association Convention & Exposition in San Antonio. Technology has shifted and changed and redirected the way we use data.

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