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The Summer of Social Media

Kyle Pace

One thing that I think summer is great for in terms of professional learning is investing the time to better understand how you can use social media as an educator. Social media can be used as a great communication tool for a district, school, or a classroom.

How to Engage in Using Social Media as a School Leader

The 21st Century Principal

Many school leaders and policy makers still express a high level of skepticism regarding social media’s potential as an educational tool. The problem of getting started though, is often seated in a lack of knowledge and understanding of social media and its potential in education.

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.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon on episode 190 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. He has worked as a technology entrepreneur in a variety of different fields related to children’s media. Twitter: @elemenous.

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. Crescerance and MAD-Learn (for Mobile App Development). Crescerance and MAD-Learn are my tools for mobile app development.

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6 Must-Have Mobile Device Apps for the School Administrator

The 21st Century Principal

Ask yourself what makes an app on a mobile device useful, and the answer is that the most useful apps have these four characteristics: The app is available for and syncs across multiple devices. This rule applies to any software, but most especially to mobile apps. Being able to share using app has rapidly become an expectation, especially with mobile device apps. For Twitter for iPad, check out [link].

The future is not here yet

Learning with 'e's

The biggest surprise for me so far has been social media: it is the biggest thing in the last ten years to hit the world of learning technology. You already mentioned social media as one of the most important technologies that have changed learning.

Sustainable Development Goals: Writing Journals

User Generated Education

Assignment Goal: In order to develop a solid background about the definitions and intent related to the Sustainable Development Goals, you will do research using the resources above and/or from your own research. Social Media Alternative.

Friday 5 — 11.27.2015

Perry Hewitt

We had the #SlackDown maelstrom with an impressive social media save, fake Don DeLillo joined Twitter to announce a fake death, and then a real Jeff Bezos joined Twitter to announce a real disposable rocket launch.

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11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School

The CoolCatTeacher

Simple Updates to Your Classroom Procedures and Workflow sponsored by EdTech Software From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. This is important because you probably don’t want to share all of those pictures and videos on social media.

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EdTechSandyK's Top Five Posts of 2012

EdTechSandyK

I was largely incredulous that a school would even ask such a thing in the year 2012, and also sad that they were choosing to address problems by trying to bury them rather than attempting to work with parents and students to help them appropriately navigate our social media saturated world.

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Get Connected, Globally-#WISE2012

The Web20Classroom

But as an American, listening to a VP from Exxon Mobile talk about how we need to focus on Teacher Training and hear him talk about their efforts in that area, when I definitely don''t want business involved in that aspect of education, is a tough pill to swallow for me. Learning is a social event, yet when kids (and teachers) enter a physical learning space, the social aspect is often removed. SOCIAL media is just that. Social.

Daily Motivations and More with Buncee!

Buncee

When Buncee added hundreds of templates it made creating even more personal and fun, and definitely gave the designer more time to create within the template, rather than working from a blank canvas. . The bookmarks and social messages templates are what initially caught my eye.

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

To push it further, one definition of disruption might be a bottom-up cause that substantially effects the ecology it is a part of (e.g., Planned obsolescence of mobile technology. Increasingly formal use of social media by education institutions.

How Young People Are Changing Civics, by Any Media Necessary

Educator Innovator

He explained how his parents immigrated to the United States when he was 3 years old, and detailed the difficulties of being undocumented, including being rejected from his dream university because he lacked a Social Security number.

10 Ways Pokémon Go Augments Real-World Education & Student Learning

The ASIDE Blog

mobile game ever, surpassing Twitter in daily active users and crashing its Niantic host server. Map Decoding - The only way to succeed in the game is by following a colorful map, which by definition necessitates a proficiency with direction, navigation, and geography.

10 Tech Tools for Your Math Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Nearpod is described as a mobile app that allows teachers to create and share interactive multimedia presentations in 1-to-1 device classrooms. Twitter. Twitter is probably one of the most misunderstood tech tools available to teachers today. Math teachers: This is for you.

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21 Things Every 21st Century Educator Should Try This Year (2018 Version)

techlearning

Have a class twitter or Instagram account to post about the day’s learning Just like a blog only smaller. One of my Ed Techs ( Ashley Pampe ) actually created a “Social Media” team on her elementary campus. In 2014 I wrote what would be my most popular blog post ever.

Smashing Adobe

NeverEndingSearch

When finished, share your completed story to Facebook or Twitter, via email or message, or copy and paste a link. Again, completed stories may be shared on Facebook or Twitter, emailed or embedded. All these tools allow you to create natively in mobile environments.

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The Problem With Expecting Student Access

CUE

While their peers who have access to high speed internet and tech spend an awful lot of time practicing digital fluency in social media (and yes, that is definitely practice), the tech-less kids spend their free time away from a keyboard. You can find her on Twitter @MsLafferty.

Reform is Happening

A Principal's Reflections

From now until November 25th, Adam is running a social media charity drive and when anyone clicks on this link he will donate a penny to charity. Right after Thanksgiving he will donate all the money to the charity that his website audience (Twitter-folk, and Facebook friends) vote on. The Blogger''s Cafe was definitely the place to be during the extended lunch break. Listen to my entire session on Leading With Social Media here.

My Approach To Digital Content Curation

TeachThought - Learn better.

Having the tools to organize what we find is definitely helpful. I get a great deal of information from services like Twitter and blogs I read. Not only do I have it installed on on my iPad but it’s on every computer and all my other mobile devices as well.

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Errors in Innovation and Call-Out Culture of Edtech

RafranzDavis.com

We stick too closely to our embedded social media norms to use the tool that personally connects us to those creating for our classrooms. Or maybe we’re the only community that needs the FCCs Lifeline for mobile support). Definitely will be purchasing this for our domain.

Producing Infopics

Learning in Hand

I added text on top of the screenshot and shared the final product on Twitter and Facebook with a link to the video. The message might be a summary, quote, definition, notes, data, weblink, hashtag, or other informational tidbits. Follow Jonathan on Twitter or Instagram.

?3 Types of Summer PD That Won’t Sacrifice Your Vacation

Edsurge

For those of you that like synchronous conversation, Twitter chats can help you connect to others with similar interests as well as provide a great forum to ask questions and get feedback on ideas. If you’re looking for educators to follow, go no further than Educational Technology and Mobile Learning’s blog. Learn more about the ways students—and teachers—can responsibly access, evaluate and use online resources and social media.

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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ISTE12: Let's Go to San Diego!

The Daring Librarian

One of the most exciting events of ISTE is sure to be the SIGMS Forum: Expanded Learning Opportunities: Using Social Media in the Library Seats are still available! If not, I''ll bring my own from last year! :-) I''m a Social Butterfly! Go Mobile! Exciting times ahead!

Google Apps for Education Tips, Tricks, and our Favorite Chrome Extensions | #TechEducator 101

TeacherCast

Twitter: @TechEdShow ([link]. Learn How to Create a Professional email signature that links to social media accounts. Quick Tweet for Multiple Twitter Accounts. I am enjoying working through all the back episodes, and definitely look forward to the upcoming new episodes.

Creating Products to Show and Share Learning

Learning in Hand

Furthermore, I can share what I have made with the world through my website and social media. With websites and social media, students certainly have the ability to reach a potentially global audience. Luckily, we can find student-created media online.

Teaching Good - Branding Evil

The Daring Librarian

I had a quick Twitter convo about this (OK, I butted in!) As a matter of fact, I just changed my Twitter handle from The Daring Librarian to Gwyneth Jones. My Twitter name always was @GwynethJones but now my "brand" is just in the Twitter profile paragraph.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

You can connect with the Geo-Educator Community through a variety of online platforms including Twitter , Facebook and the secure educator site, Edmodo. Second Monday of each month is the Teacher Librarian Twitter Chat. Follow #TLChat on Twitter to participate.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Partner Announcements Center for Teaching Quality : Share your definitions of what #TeachingIs to honor teachers this Teacher Appreciation Week! Wednesday, April 30th at 7pm Reinventing the Classroom Preconference Keynotes , Join us at Wednesday evening for three amazing keynotes: 7pm Vicki Davis on "Reinventing Writing," 8pm Anne Mirtschin on "The Amazing e-Classroom," and 9pm Travis Allen on "Becoming a Mobile Learner." Is your library mobile friendly?

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Learning Revolution - Education Films - Why Hitting 50K G+ Comunity Members Is Sad - New Public Calendars - Occupy Your Brain

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Partner Announcements EdTechReview : Introducing New EdTechReview: The new website is mobile friendly and responsive. Spread the word about World Read Aloud Day on social media to help us grow the movement. Thursday, March 6th at 8pm #globaledchat on Twitter , This is a conversation of all things global ed, ranging from classroom best practices to conversations around global issues. Second Monday of each month is the Teacher Librarian Twitter Chat.

8 Tried and True Edtech Tools to Try in 2018

The CoolCatTeacher

Steve Dembo on episode 222 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. It kind of defies definition. Dembo was also a featured panelist at Nokia Open Labs as an expert on mobile device integration in education.