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Avoiding the Pitfalls of Social Media

edWeb.net

The drawbacks of social media are well-documented—like anonymous trolls posting negative comments just to spark controversy. In addition to negative commentary, Knowles acknowledged other challenges to adopting social media for education. About the Presenter.

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.

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Virtual Mentorship for Emerging Leaders

The CoolCatTeacher

Jodie Pierpoint on episode 243 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. We’re in a situation now that we can jump on social media and share and grow with each other, and my goal is to be able to connect people.

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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.

3 Ways Teachers Can Say to Parents, “We Want To Be On the Same Team”

The CoolCatTeacher

Setting Up Your Classroom to Win From Day One From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Bloomz is free and definitely an upgrade to my previous parent communications method. Every Classroom Matters Podcast Social Media Teaching Tech Tips

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. This year, we’ll have over a hundred presentations. Steve: Lucy’s our social media guru… Lucy: Yes there is.

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.

101 Ways For Teachers To Be More Creative

TeachThought - Learn better.

If there’s always a definitive right and wrong in your classroom then there won’t be much room for creative thought. Change how your lessons are presented, assess students in different ways, or give them new and unexpected challenges. Teaching classroom creativity social media teacher

Being Connected is Not the Same as Connectedness #CEM15 #edtechchat

Reading By Example

We shared a laugh about the event that we would not have known without social media. A5: If schools leverage the power of @twitter @facebook @RemindHQ the rest of connectedness will take care of itself #satchatoc.

11 ed-tech buzzwords and phrases to think about

eSchool News

At best, ed-tech buzzwords can serve as a sort of shorthand when conversing with like minds to quickly touch on relevant, universally-understood phenomena, perhaps with an eye toward saving precious Twitter characters to add additional insight.

When A Technology Coordinator "Unplugs"

Tech Helpful

checking emails 3 times a day for correspondence and zero social media)- I decided I should start journaling the process. Checked emails once since this morning- no social media but I did realize I am still getting notifications. I have posted or scrolled social media.

Top Microsoft Education News, Tips, and Resources from #ISTE19

Teacher Reboot Camp

You must check out this tool if you haven’t already, because it is definitely a game changer! Below I have added links to resources, tips, and updates thanks to Wakelet , the great free curation tool that captures reflections and reactions from Twitter during a conference.

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. Tip: To learn about my blended learning strategies, see my presentation on Slideshare Simple Steps to Blended Learning . Keynote (for Presentations).

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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.

Leading in a Remote Learning World

A Principal's Reflections

So many resources are being shared daily on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Pinterest. Try to ensure that there is new content presented in a manageable fashion where students then have multiple opportunities to practice and then apply what has been learned.

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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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.

Animoby- Cool Whiteboard App for Creating Learning Resources

The Playground Advocate

I''ve been looking for a whiteboard app that is free, teacher-friendly, and does what it says it will do, and Animoby definitely fits the bill. I definitely like the ability to create multiple boards and then create presentations with my own voice as I move through the boards like slides.

Digital Literacy–What is it?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are a few of the definitions I found: “ the ability to find, evaluate, utilize, share, and create content using information technologies and the Internet. This can be messaging, Twitter, or a dedicated forum. Social media. That’s social media.

How Young Activists Deploy Digital Tools for Social Change

Educator Innovator

NOTE: This blog post is part of Writing Our Civic Futures , a social annotation project with Marginal Syllabus. Middle Eastern and Muslim-American youth are creating new ways to use social media and other digital tools to find their voices, educate, and organize for social change.

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3 Things To Remember For Every Conference

The Web20Classroom

If you are a social media user or a blog reader you may have seen several posts related to getting more out of ISTE. Much of the advice you hear is great and definitely worth considering, so of course, we want to add our advice into the mix.

Part 4: Facilitating Inquiry in the Classroom… Exploring Search Engines and Data Bases

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Before reading, please take a moment to subscribe by email or RSS and also give me a follow on Twitter at mjgormans. I will be at Alan November’s BLC19 in Boston (July) presenting workshops and sessions to support educators and students. The Social Media Search Engine.

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Buncee: A Student’s Perspective on Creativity and Learning

Buncee

Before I started this school year, I had never heard of Buncee , a website and app used to create graphic designs and presentations. Not long after, some of my creations were being added in a presentation to be shown at the TCEA conference.

Building a Classroom Community by Having Parent Parties

The CoolCatTeacher

Tisha Shipley on episode 299 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Tisha: Most definitely. Tisha: Most definitely. I think you definitely do. Twitter: @tishashipley.

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Communication: Facilitating and Assessing the 21st Century Skills in Education

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Remember you can follow me on Twitter at @mjgormans. Students must realize that a presentation is more about Communication then the technology prop being used. Find a current event or interesting article/media that students are interested in that relates to standards.

Ideas and Tools to Give Everyone a Voice

A Principal's Reflections

Whether during a class, meeting, presentation, or workshop it can be at times extremely difficult to give everyone a voice. As I have transitioned to a major role as a presenter, I initially experienced the same struggles listed above. You can even integrate a Twitter hash tag.

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Summer 2017 Learning Series-3 Rules For Attending Any Conference

The Web20Classroom

We started with Twitter chats and how you can participate in real time or whenever you want. If you are a social media user or a blog reader you may have seen several posts related to getting more out of ISTE. All the advice you hear is great and definitely worth a follow.

Need a New Job? Here’s What You Do

Ask a Tech Teacher

Definitely mention if you can teach robotics, drones, or programming languages. In this section, also include all of your social media contacts. I have four Twitter accounts and share the one appropriate to the circumstance.

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. I once heard a colleague describe it to me as a very fancy PowerPoint presentation, but in my opinion, that is an overly simplistic description of it.

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5 Ways to Bring Sustainable Food Understanding into Your School

The CoolCatTeacher

Julie Willcott on episode 285 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. You definitely want to look at those enhanced Shownotes over on the blog. Twitter: @willcottjulie.

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. As one panelist said, we have to think about the future as if it is the present when we think about change in education. Social media is a boundless space that allows for us to connect and learn, together.

5 Ways Adobe Premiere Rush Encourages Creativity in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Product Review: Features, Lesson Plan Ideas, and Tips From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Adobe Premiere Rush is a simple to use video creation tool that includes powerful camera features, video editing, and publishing features.

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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.

Daily Motivations and More with Buncee!

Buncee

My students have used Buncee to create presentations for project-based learning, to tell about their family or daily routine, talk about foods, to teach a lesson on augmented and virtual reality, or even just to create some “about me” Buncees to share with classmates as well as their global peers.

The role of technology in the PYP

EdTech4Beginners

Can provide access to a broad range of tools to store, organize and present their learning. I sent their questions to Greg over Twitter and, wonderfully, he created a video message for my students in order to answer them.