Connecting Teaching, Learning, & Leadership

EdTechSandyK

Dr. Mazza showed us this video to give an idea of what connected educators can do with Twitter: Twitter in D123 from OLHD123 on Vimeo. Joe demoed Voxer with educational leader friends of his. But they do not send out student names on social media.

Curating Content with @appoLearning

The Web20Classroom

From there, login via Facebook, Google or Twitter to get started. Each collection has its own unique URL that can be shared via email, messaging, or any social media channel. Curation, as many of you know, is near and dear to my heart. Heck I even wrote a book on the subject!)

My favorite iPad case for kids!

Kleinspiration

Though they had a booth in the exhibit hall, I was hoping I''d be able to reach out to them via Twitter. Yay for Twitter! The great team at GripCase was very personal over social media and sent over my choice of color to try out. But first, CLICK HERE to watch their demo video on their site and see all of the amazing accessories and products they offer. Durable. Portable. Colorful.

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3 Free Apps That Connect My Kansas Classroom to the World

Edsurge

Now you can through the power of social media. Check out her different social media channels here: Instagram: teachingwithappitude. There’s a limit to how much information I can get across in a 15-minute video so I’m using other forms of social media to augment each episode. Among some teachers there is a misconception that iPads are simply used for games or media consumption. Each of the social media apps I use comes with a set of tradeoffs.

Google + Pinterest + Dropbox = [NEW] Free @appolearning (Lesson Planning Dream)!

Kleinspiration

Thankfully we've found our favorite blogs that usually inspire us or our favorite friends to follow on Pinterest or Twitter that typically provide us with those ideas. What do you do when you can't find what you are looking for via your favorite blogs, Pinterest buddies, or Twitter PLN?

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When Pushing Boundaries in Math Education, Where Can Teachers Turn For Help and Camaraderie?

MindShift

Earlier this year, math educator and Demos executive Dan Meyer published a piece entitled “Lonely Math Teachers” in which he raised the shortcomings of social media and the need for innovative math teachers to connect online. In his post, he made the case for Twitter.

JOY SUN BEAR

Buncee

John: My wife and our Creative Director, Shearin Lee, knew about Buncee long before I did through all the wonderful educators she has met and networked with on Twitter. You can also follow Joy Sun Bear on: -Twitter: (@JoySunBear).

360 Degree Learning with Google Tour Creator

techlearning

Or click any of the social media buttons to share the link that way. As an example, here is a demo Google Site with my sample tour embedded: Google Site example Conclusion With Tour Creator, Google provides another engaging tool for creativity and learning.

A Summit Story- Colorado

EdTechTeam

I learn from presenters and follow them on Twitter. Connecting on social media not only with presenters but EdTechTeam has been extremely valuable to me. From the music playing in rooms before the sessions begin, to the friendly competition at the Demo Slam, to the constant conversations in the hallways, and the learning that continues beyond that one weekend, the CO Google Summit is by far some of the best professional development I have had in my 22 years of teaching.

Library in Your Pocket

The Daring Librarian

Today''s blog was inspired by the amazing Meredith Farkas, Head of Instructional Initiatives at Norwich University, columnist for American Libraries, lecturer at San Jose State University’s SLIS program, author, speaker and consultant on social media and managing change.

Video conferencing for EFL

Nik Peachey

Here's a quick video demo of what it can do. To view the demo in a new window click here (3mins - 3.5Mb) Download the demo as Quicktime movie (5Mb) Download the movie for i-pod (7Mb) So what do I like about it? You can embed videos or your call messages into blogs websites and a whole range of social media sites including Facebook and Blogger. It's not often that you look at a product and think 'Ah! That's exactly what I've been looking for! And it's free!'

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