Understanding The Deep Fake: A Troubling Trend

The CoolCatTeacher

Wesley Fryer on episode 572 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Deep fake videos are now possible. He is the author of several books on effectively using digital technologies to communicate and assess learning.

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Are Smartphones in the Classroom a Smart Move?

The CoolCatTeacher

Liz Kolb in episode 387 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. She is passionate about engaging students in education and leveraging learning opportunity through digital technologies.

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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. System Overview of Cyber-Technology in a Digitally Connected Global Society.

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.

End of Year Tips: Update Your Online Presence

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The end of the calendar year is a good time to do these: Update your online profile –your blog profile page, your gravatar, FB, Twitter, LI, professional groups, your PLN. If they don’t, consider switching to a responsive theme that auto-adjusts for a variety of digital devices.

End of Year Tips: Update Your Online Presence

Ask a Tech Teacher

The end of the calendar year is a good time to do these: Update your online profile–your blog profile page, your gravatar, FB, Twitter, LI, professional groups, your PLN. 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?

Learning Revolution Free PD - Michael Stephens Live Keynote - Follett Challenge - Digital Citizenship Week - K12 Online Starts

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Digital Citizenship Week. We’re proud to be in partnership with Common Sense Education to celebrate the Second Annual Digital Citizenship Week – October 19th -25th. Join us to shine a spotlight on the importance of helping kids learn how to create safe, responsible digital lives. Faculty training does not always acknowledge the fact that digital media literacy continues its rise in importance as a key skill in every discipline and profession.

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.

New Media Literacy Skills Empower Learners

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It could not have come at a more opportune time for our sixth- and seventh-graders to set up their Twitter accounts and participate in the KQED Do Now challenge called “ How Does Social Media Influence Our Political Values.” digital citizenship media literacy new media literacy social media

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12 Tech Tasks To End the School Year

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Students think learning is synonymous with digital. If you get reports on Twitter usage or Google Adwords, schedule those weekly. Like the recycle bin, when you start up, your computer must bring up all those fonts that you collected for particular newsletters and magazines.

10 Books You’ll Want to Read This Summer

Ask a Tech Teacher

Having said that, here’s a granular list of teacher-approved books to keep you busy this summer: Digital Leadership: Changing Paradigms for Changing Times.

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.

Looking for Trusted Advisers? Look No Further

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Training: Jumpstart: A Technology Course for Thoughtful Educators, Twitter for Teachers and Students. Training: How to Set up the Digital Classroom. Summer is the push-pull of regeneration and rejuvenation: Should I spend my summer weeks learning my craft or relaxing?

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Part Three: Beyond SAMR… Making Sure Technology Supports Content Standards

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. A big shout out to EdTech Magazine for recognizing this blog on its 2017 Honor Roll. Incorporate Digital Citizenship.

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

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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. The Top-Clicked Twitter Link of 2014-2015 (1988 clicks). Twitter and Facebook users seem to share posts with photos.

Project Based Learning Connects To Flip Learning… Plus Hundreds of Resources

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

First, to ensure you do not miss a valuable post or other resources covering PBL, Digital Curriculum, Web 2.0, As always, I invite you to follow me on twitter ( @ mjgormans ). Mike is on the National Faculty for BIE (BUCK Institute) and an Adviser for Tech & Learning Magazine.

29 Sessions to Watch During This Year's SXSW EDU

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With less than a week until the storytelling-themed keynote kicks things off, we combed through the sessions, workshops and talks that will be filling our heads, and our Twitter feeds, in the days to come. That’s what Maya Georgieva, director of digital learning at The New School, will argue as she explores what’s in store for education's relationship with the most buzzed-about tech.

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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. Keller ISD Digital Learning Blog.

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A letter of support

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These new collections support new literacies and leverage the new bounty of open educational resources (OER) supported by the White House’s #GoOpen initiative, as well as streamed media, and software for creating and sharing powerful, effectively, ethically produced digital stories. We curate new forms of digital texts. As it continues to shift, school librarians teach and model strategies for digital workflow. twitter: @joycevalenza.

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200 Ways to Use Word Clouds in the Classroom

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.

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 'Fake News'

Hack Education

It’s also an opportunity – surprise, surprise – for lots of folks to try sell us some sort of “digital literacy” product.). Twitter too revealed it had sold ads to Russian accounts and the platform was (is) full of bots promoting and retweeting divisive messaging.

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

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Photos and videos can be posted to Twitter or Instagram or posted directly to the I Love Libraries Facebook page. Digital Citizens Poster. Digital Citizens Pledge Poster. Smore is another g o-to for interactive digital posters.