Practical examples of social media in elementary school

The Innovative Educator

Guest post by Computer Teacher & Tech Coordinator, Chris Casal | Cross posted at The Casal Operating System Editor''s note: Chris Casal is a member of the NYC DOE Social Media Advisory Team. His insights have helped inspire and guide teachers in the effective use of social media in the classroom. I am often asked about how we use "social media" here at PS 10. For that, Twitter is a fantastic platform. social media 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.

#07: Getting Started Using Twitter for Educational Excellence

The CoolCatTeacher

10MT | 10-Minute Teacher Interview with Billy Krakower From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Register for my free Differentiating Instruction with Technology webinar sponsored by SMART Learning Suite next Thursday, February 9 at 4pm.

Meet Your Stakeholders Where They Are

A Principal's Reflections

An added bonus is that there are so many free tools such as Twitter, Google+, blogs, Facebook, and Remind that are free for all to use. In a time when good news about schools is hard to come by in the mainstream media school leaders can now become the storyteller-in-chief.

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. iPads Lesson Plans Productivity Social Media STEM Students Teaching Tech Tips Technology Tools Writing

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In the Hands of the Students: The Classroom Computer

Inquire and Inspire

In further developing 21st Century classrooms and learners , it''s vital that we move beyond using technology to enhance teacher-led instruction, but rather as tools to assist student-led discovery.

#05: 5 Ideas for Using Game-Based Learning in your Classroom Today

The CoolCatTeacher

10MT: A 10-Minute Teacher Interview with Michael Matera From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Register for my free Differentiating Instruction with Technology webinar sponsored by SMART Learning Suite next Thursday, February 9 at 4pm.

#06: The 6 Most Motivating Sketchnotes in Education Today

The CoolCatTeacher

10MT: Sylvia Duckworth on the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Register for my free Differentiating Instruction with Technology webinar sponsored by SMART Learning Suite next Thursday, February 9 at 4pm.

#04: Simple Ways to Find Your Teaching Blindspots in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

10MT: A 10-Minute Teacher Interview with David Geurin From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Register for my free Differentiating Instruction with Technology webinar sponsored by SMART Learning Suite next Thursday, February 9 at 4pm.

5 Things That Harm a Student’s Ability to Succeed

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode #09: A 10-Minute Teacher Show Interview with Dr. Brad Johnson From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Register for my free Differentiating Instruction with Technology webinar sponsored by SMART Learning Suite next Thursday, February 9 at 4pm.

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Will You Take the 2016 Cool Cat Teacher Reader Survey?

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Platform building (blogging, social media, etc.). Speak out. Be heard. I'm listening. You have things you NEED. Things you WANT. I’m sure there are some things I can do to be a better blogger.

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Professional Opportunities for Educators in 2014

Kleinspiration

We attend sessions together, exchange ideas over lunch, get to know one another at social events, and continue to stay connected via social media after the conference comes to a close. If you''re on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, or more.

Louisiana’s East Baton Rouge Parish Schools Launches New STEM Initiative in Partnership with Discovery Education

techlearning

As part of this effort, district educators have for years integrated Discovery Education Streaming Plus , a comprehensive digital service supplementing instruction across all K-12 curricular areas provided by Louisiana Public Broadcasting , into classroom instruction.

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Indiana’s Hamilton Southeastern Schools Select Discovery Education Science Techbook for Use Across All K-12 Grade Levels

techlearning

By integrating Discovery Education Science Techbook into all HSE classroom instruction, teachers will have powerful new tools that will help them create engaging science lessons that ignite student interest in scientific concepts. Inspired by the global media company Discovery Inc.,

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Florida’s Commissioner of Education Approves the Award-Winning Discovery Education Science Techbook for Classroom Use Statewide

techlearning

Through this process, an ancillary print resource was also approved for classroom use to support school systems taking a blended print/digital approach to science instruction. Discovery Education’s Science Techbook series empowers educators to transform science instruction.

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California’s Beaumont Unified School District Selects Discovery Education to Support STEM Teaching and Learning in District Elementary School

techlearning

As part of the effort to meet these goals, Beaumont USD is creating a strong culture of STEM that will transform instruction as it contributes to a positive climate in the district’s Palm Elementary School.

Differentiate with Google Classroom | Episode 5 of The Google Teacher Tribe Podcast

Shake Up Learning

The post Differentiate with Google Classroom | Episode 5 of The Google Teacher Tribe Podcast appeared first on Shake Up Learning. How to Differentiate With Google Classroom (Episode 5 of the Google Teacher Tribe Podcast). Differentiation with Google Classroom.

Creating a Culture of STEAM Teaching and Learning the Focus of Florida’s Marion County Public Schools’ New Partnership with Discovery Education

techlearning

To help achieve this goal, the district is creating modern learning environments by introducing Discovery Education’s dynamic digital content into classroom instruction at selected MCPS elementary and middle schools. A comprehensive digital service supplementing instruction across all K-12 curricular areas, Discovery Education Streaming Plus helps build students’ mastery in interpreting, understanding, and evaluating information.

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ASCD Welcomes New Teachers and Offers List of Educational Resources

The 21st Century Principal

For new teachers, this platform provides instant tips and assistance through hundreds of videos, including, “Differentiated Instruction,” “Understanding by Design,” and a series on the Common Core State Standards. ASCD EDge – Join ASCD’s free social networking tool and connect with friends, colleagues, peers, and mentors. Connect with ASCD via Social Media Twitter – Connect with @ASCD and fellow educators on Twitter.

Resources from 25 Presentations at Miami Device 2015

Learning in Hand

The conference featured awesome speakers, social gatherings, and quirky fun. Similar to Twitter, you choose who to follow, and you receive notifications when that person starts a broadcast. Stephen’s Episcopal Day School hosted Miami Device , November 12 & 13, 2015.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Topics will include how to integrate technology into English Language Arts and Math classrooms, differentiated instruction, technology implementation strategies, and more. 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

Topics include: Personalize Your Math Professional Development, Learn About Differentiated Instruction and UDL, Personalize Your ELA Professional Development, and more. Learn about addressing student privacy and up-to-date acceptable use policies that include social media. Follow #liveclass20 on Twitter and visit [link] for weekly details. Details and instructions for participants here.

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