Digital Leadership with Students and Social Media featuring Jennifer Casa-Todd

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 124 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Jennifer Casa-Todd @JCasaTodd opens our minds to social media leadership with students. Jennifer is the author of Social LEADia.

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.

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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.

Use Social Media to Market Your Private School

Hubbli

Social media marketing for schools is where it’s at. Through familiar social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram, you can reach a targeted group of people and increase awareness for your school. Social Media Marketing for Schools. Be social.

Changing Our Views On Social Media For Learning

The Web20Classroom

Snapchat Facebook Instagram Vine Twitter What do you think about when you hear those words? Maybe you think about social media in general and how it’s continuing to grow. They are seen as platforms to merely be social. I’d definitely be more engaged! Social Media

What’s A Twitter Chat? An Example And Definition For 2018

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post What’s A Twitter Chat? An Example And Definition For 2018 appeared first on TeachThought. Technology Definitions Social Media In The Classroom

Using Social Media for Good

Graphite Blog

Common Sense recently honored Nza-Ari Khepra with the 2016 Social Change Catalyst Award for her work as a founder of the youth-led violence awareness organization Project Orange Tree and the Wear Orange campaign. Erin Wilkey Oh: How did social media play a role in Project Orange Tree?

3 Practical Implications for Social Media and the Classroom

The PL2C Blog

Social Media: every students’ obsession and every teacher/principal/district’s nightmare. But what if educators reshaped their perspective on Social Media, and created more intentional uses of these communication platforms that bear calculated weight?

How Twitter Can Help Students Write Better Thesis Statements

TeachThought - Learn better.

How Twitter Can Help Students Write Better Thesis Statements by TeachThought Staff Few concepts bewilder young writers–emerging, hesitant, struggling, and gifted alike–more than the thesis statement. Technology How-To Social Media In The Classroom

Using Social Media for Good

Graphite Blog

Common Sense recently honored Nza-Ari Khepra with the 2016 Social Change Catalyst Award for her work as a founder of the youth-led violence awareness organization Project Orange Tree and the Wear Orange campaign. Erin Wilkey Oh: How did social media play a role in Project Orange Tree?

6 Ways to Avoid Those Social Media Landmines

The Daring Librarian

I’ve been sharing on social media professionally for eight years now, and I have to admit, it can be kinda tricky. Follow School District Policy Does your district have a technology and social media upolicy?

10 Easy Ways to Grow Your School’s Social Media Following

Gaggle Speaks

Social media plays a significant role in promoting and maintaining a school’s brand. Platforms like Facebook and Twitter have proven useful for sharing school and district successes and for keeping parents and community members informed during a crisis.

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.

Recognizing the Digital Assets You Have at Your Disposal

A Principal's Reflections

I have also been blessed to observe great examples that members of my Personal Learning Network (PLN) make available on social media. My point though is that there is definitely room for growth in terms of validating all the talk with substance.

Why Twitter Chats Matter

The Web20Classroom

As a co-founder of #edchat and a life-long learner I''ve had the opportunity to be a part of 100''s of Twitter chats over the past 5 years. Meeting New People -Social media is called that for a reason. Twitter chats expose you to colleagues and friends you might not otherwise engage with. One-way conversations don''t really work on Twitter. I find engaging with new voices one of the reasons I keep coming back to Twitter chats. Definitely.

Stop Ignoring Google+

A Principal's Reflections

From my point of view educators become quickly attached to one specific social media tool as their go to source for his/her Personal Learning Network (PLN). Take Twitter for example. Twitter has many positive attributes, but also a growing number of negative aspects.

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Use Twitter to Build PLN, Communicate With Students

techlearning

[ The Real Way to Avoid Hearing from the Same 26 Facebook Friends ] Twitter Smart classroom tool if used with care; priceless for PLNs Pros: Its energetic, fast-paced communication appeals to those who like to be "in the know." News App of the Day Resources Pln Social Media Twitter App

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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Help Your Students Stand Up to Social Media Pressure

Graphite Blog

I've doctored my social media sends to make me look better in the eyes of others. Growing up in the Silicon Valley, it was impossible to separate my two lives -- the living, breathing one around me and the social, filtered one I created online.

The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

Britt Watwood on episode 327 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. You have to prove to me that it’s worth using Facebook, or any social media, for that matter. Twitter: @bwatwood.

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.

How Twitter Changed My Life

ProfHacker

One evening last week, while watching hockey (HOCKEY IS BACK) and scrolling though twitter, I noticed a hashtag that had started to trend: #HowTwitterHasChangedMyLife. Twitter is in large part why I am writing here today. Twitter is how I managed to change careers.

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.

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

20 Texas Education Leaders to Follow on Twitter

MIND Research Institute

I've been a resident of the Lone Star State for over two years now, and I can definitely vouch for the saying: Everything is bigger in Texas! 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!

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.

When Students See Themselves As Digital

TeachThought - Learn better.

When the internet first allowed social media, and social media allowed a digital and social identity, the presence of a student was primarily physical. The images and words–the social templates–have had the power all long.

Viral Messaging: Putting Digital Citizenship to the Test

Tech Helpful

When the MOMO Challenge reared its ugly head last week, I reached out on Twitter to other technologists to find out what they were hearing and what their thoughts were. The classic definition of, “I know it when I see it … ,” applies here. You can follow him on Twitter at @ajpodchaski.

Find the Awesome, Create the Awesome

The Principal of Change

Jennifer Casa-Todd writes a great post on this topic , and shows how young people are using technology to make a positive impact on the lives of others: Students use technology and social media to….

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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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Created Serendipity

The Principal of Change

This is “created serendipity” To understand what that means, let’s first look at the definition of serendipity. ”, or “I definitely needed to read this today.” Check out this tweet from Nicole Papuga: I was just looking for some last night!

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. Head to Twitter, chatrooms, forums, and other online resources to get involved in some great conversations about creativity in the classroom.

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.

You Don’t Have to Do it All

The Principal of Change

There are definite advantages of being on Voxer ( this article talks about the power of podcasts for your brain , which many people have started using Voxer for), but as I see it, there are advantages of not being on it for myself as well.

5 Tips for New Teachers to Be-come Connected Educators #ce15

Teaching With Soul

Take a minute to read this great definition from the K12 Learning 2.0 ″ can be applied across broad categories of emerging technology tools and design principles, social and economic shifts, business philosophies, participatory media and culture, etc. They are social.

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