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A Gullible Population Is a National Security Issue

The CoolCatTeacher

A Global Search for Education Reflection From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. It was a discussion about a digital literacy issue at the U.S. Social media is social but it’s also serious.

Tips for Successful Digital Parenting

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Weston Kieschnick on the 10-minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today, for Thought Leader Thursday, Weston KieschnickWeston Kieschnick @wes_kieschnick and I have a conversation about digital parenting.

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How to be Digitally Literate in an Era of Fake News

Indiana Jen

This was the first major election where both sides waged war not simply using traditional means (pounding the pavement, call centers, and mailers), but using online digital tools. On Facebook and Twitter, stories were shared, hashtags were created, and mud-slinging took on new levels.

How to be Digitally Literate in an Era of Fake News

Indiana Jen

This was the first major election where both sides waged war not simply using traditional means (pounding the pavement, call centers, and mailers), but using online digital tools. On Facebook and Twitter, stories were shared, hashtags were created, and mud-slinging took on new levels.

End of Year Tips: Update Your Online Presence

Ask a Tech Teacher

This week, I’ll share three holiday activities that will get your computers, technology, and social media ready for the new year. If they don’t, consider switching to a responsive theme that auto-adjusts for a variety of digital devices.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

Using everyday digital content, the COR paper and online assessments directly connect to the questions posed in SHEG’s study and engage learners in credibility decision-making around three COR Competencies: Who’s behind the information? Social studies teachers will adore these!

New Media Literacy Skills Empower Learners

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Source: MediaOcracy Media Literacy Week just ended a little over a week ago. Does social media help or inhibit our ability to develop our own political values? Are your social media networks actually shrinking your worldview?

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Here’s a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at what educators are clicking on like crazy

The CoolCatTeacher

Click the tweet buttons and share helpful things on your Twitter feed. (It I will also explain how to calculate these statistics on your Twitter feed. These reflections and social media tips will help bloggers covering ISTE. Try different versions of the title on Twitter.

12 Tech Tasks To End the School Year

Ask a Tech Teacher

Students think learning is synonymous with digital. If you have social media, let them notify you of activity once a week instead of daily. If you get reports on Twitter usage or Google Adwords, schedule those weekly.

Looking for Trusted Advisers? Look No Further

Ask a Tech Teacher

Social Media: @alicekeeler, YouTube. Alice Keeler is a Google Certified Teacher, New Media Consortium K12 Ambassador, Microsoft Innovative Educator and LEC Admin & Online and Blended certified. Social Media: @cultofpedagogy, iTunes podcast.

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10 Ideas to Consider Before Using an Internet Resource: The Web in the Classroom…Part 1

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 have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s.

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

Hack Education

It’s taken on multiple meanings too: first used to identify the misinformation that had occurred online surrounding the 2016 election, it was later embraced by President Trump to denigrate and dismiss “the mainstream media.” They struggle with facts about social studies.

The 2018 Honor Roll: EdTech’s Must-Read K-12 IT Blogs

EdTech Magazine

In the digital age, using your voice has taken on a whole new meaning. Twitter. Ricky publishes and manages the content on BizTech magazine's website. He's a writer, technology enthusiast, social media lover and all-around digital guy. Twitter. The target audience is obviously their own educators, but IT teams at other school districts can take notes from FCPS’s IT team on how to digitally engage their own educators.

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Tonight - A True History of the MOOC

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

He has published on open education, Rhizomatic Learning, MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), Digital Identity, and practical classroom uses of virtual worlds.

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Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

But Posterous, if you’ll recall, was acquired by Twitter in 2012 and shut down one year later. platforms are digital infrastructures that enable two or more groups to interact. That’s how it’s attempted to make a move from the material world to the digital one.

Refreshing your on- and offline spaces with a bit of library eye candy

NeverEndingSearch

Social media inspiration. Photos and videos can be posted to Twitter or Instagram or posted directly to the I Love Libraries Facebook page. Common Sense Media. The Commonsence Media posters include: Oversharing: Think Before You Post Posters.