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How to Teach Social Media Safety

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All teachers agree that digital citizenship is essential knowledge for students whether they’re going onto college or a career, yet when I ask who in their school teaches it, they always shrug. Create a social media contract.

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Social Media

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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. About the Presenter.

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Social Media Use & Our Students: Guest Host @JKDNCN #EdtechMissions

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Many educators, administrators, and parents would prefer to leave social media out of the curriculum. Social media is scary! Yes, our learners do very scary things on social media which can and have ruined lives. The reason our students continue to make bad choices on social media is because adults are not continually making them reflect on how to do better.

7 Tips for Using Social Media for Professional Development

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You joined all the big social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, blogging–just for starters). You committed hours to it, and then days, eager to make this work because everyone you know talks about how much they learn from social media.

10 Ways to Use Twitter in Class

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It makes sense; tweets and twitter streams have been part of hard-core news reports for years as an effective way for leaders and politicians to reach their constituents and pollsters to gauge what interests people. Establish rules for Twitter use. Teach digital citizenship.

Is there enough diversity in your social media?

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As we consume more social media, our perspectives are getting less diverse. Since then, I’ve started using Facebook and Twitter to learn about all kinds of recent events and news happening nearby and around the world. And I’m not the only one using social media sites in this way.

5 Things Every Digital Citizen Should Know #digcit

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Alice Chen on Episode 55 of the 10-Minute Teacher Show From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Alice Chen @wondertechedu teaches us about digital citizenship. Twitter handle: @wondertechedu.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

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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. This year, we’ll have over a hundred presentations. Steve: Lucy’s our social media guru… Lucy: Yes there is.

7 Global Project Ideas from a Leading 3rd Grade Classroom

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Vickie Morgado on episode 177 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Automatically transfer grades into any digital grade book. We finally got a chance to meet in person and present together at ISTE this year.

Dear Otto: How Do Students Access Twitter in the Classroom

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Here’s a great question I got from Paul: We are considering the appropriate role for Twitter in schools and as part of my research I read your article “ 13 Reasons to Use Twitter in the Classroom.” Twitter can be a revolutionary tool for students, used correctly.

5 Ideas to Build Your Personal Brand This Summer

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Blog Post and Audio Blog Post for episode 90 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. But something happened the day I hit 12,000 Twitter followers. Librarians Social Media Teachers

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October is National Bullying Prevention Month

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Cyberbullying occurs on not just social media like Twitter, Facebook, and topical forums, but multiplayer games and school discussion boards. Examples include mean texts or emails, insulting snapchats, rumors posted on social networking sites, and embarrassing photos or videos.

End of Year Maintenance: 11 Ways to Update Your Online Presence

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If they aren’t updated, we are left wondering why our blog isn’t getting visitors, why our social media Tweeple don’t generate activity, and why you aren’t being contacted for networking. Blogging Digital Citizenship Teacher resources new year pln

Got Twitter? Make it Better! #TCEA14

EdTechSandyK

At the 2014 TCEA Convention and Exposition , I presented a concurrent session called Got Twitter? I assume folks reading this already know the basics of using Twitter and how to follow, Tweet, and Retweet. Participate in a Twitter chat. Got Twitter?

How Much Time Should a Student Spend At School?

The CoolCatTeacher

A Global Search for Education, Cathy Rubin, Post From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. In the age of electronic media, a school could be everywhere, or it could possibly be nowhere. Can social media consume less time?

End of Year Maintenance: Update Your Online Presence

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This week, I’m sharing 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.

How To Comment In Social Media - An Infographic Of Tips For High Quality Feedback

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From text messages to social media, children and adults of all ages are engaging like never before with the written word. Instead, high quality comments on blogs and social media should create a dialogue that furthers the colloquy and deepens the learning.

End of Year Maintenance: Update Your Online Presence

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This week, I’m sharing 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.

9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

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Cyberbullying occurs on not just social media like Twitter, Facebook, and topical forums, but multiplayer games and school discussion boards. Examples include mean texts or emails, insulting snapchats, rumors posted on social networking sites, and embarrassing photos or videos.

9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

Cyberbullying occurs on not just social media like Twitter, Facebook, and topical forums, but multiplayer games and school discussion boards. Examples include mean texts or emails, insulting snapchats, rumors posted on social networking sites, and embarrassing photos or videos.

End of Year Tips: Update Your Online Presence

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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.

International Blog Delurking Week–Get Involved!

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Follow us on Twitter. If you do, you’ll probably find one of us over at your social media, checking things out in your corner of the tech ed world. Business Social media

Digital Literacy–What is it?

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Digital literacy’ is one of those buzz words floated by experts as being granular to 21st century students. ‘Literacy’ is simple: the ability to read and write– so ‘digital literacy’ should be achieving those goals digitally.

7 Strategies I Use When Students Make Apps (or Do Any Genius Projects)

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Vicki Davis on episode 307 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Sometimes we’ll have Marketers doing something with social media. 4: Presentation for an Authentic Audience.

End of Year Maintenance: Update Your Online Presence

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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 Teacher’s Guide For Creating A School Twitter Chat

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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.

Subscriber Special: July

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Building Digital Citizens. delivered digitally to your school or District. You will actively collaborate, share knowledge, provide constructive feedback to classmates, publish digitally, and differentiate for unique needs. delivered digitally to your school or District.

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

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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!

Managing And Protecting Digital Identities

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Many people were coming to Twitter, searching for his name and my feed was coming up because of the same name, of follower count and engagement levels. Since then Twitter reached out to me to have me Verified so my profile is more prominent in search so this doesn't happen again.

End of Year Tips: Update Your Online Presence

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If they aren’t taken care of, we are left wondering why our teacher blog or website isn’t accomplishing what it does for everyone else, why our social media Tweeple don’t generate activity, and why our TPT materials languish.

Are You R.E.A.D.Y. as a School to be Good Digital Citizens

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Blended and personalized learning with digital tools has flooded classrooms, but most teacher-prep programs do not incorporate digital citizenship as requirements for teacher certification. Then empower students with strategies to be good digital citizens.

Fostering Digital Fluency

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When I first went 1:1 in the classroom I was on Facebook, but beyond that, I knew nothing about digital citizenship or digital footprints. I relied on resources such as Common Sense Media and Nearpod ’s digital citizenship lessons to learn alongside my students.

Trying to Ban Facebook is Not the Answer.

EdTechSandyK

I wondered what would make a school even venture this request in our social media saturated society. It is hard to cultivate the positive environment required for teaching and learning if social issues are causing continuous disruption.

5 Things Everyone Should Include In Their Digital Portfolio

EdTechTeacher

Creating a digital portfolio is one of the most important choices you can make for your career. Here are five pieces you should include to create a digital portfolio that will get you noticed. Creating a digital portfolio is one of the best ways to excel your career.

EdTechSandyK's Top 5 Posts of 2013

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posts on my blog from 2013 as tracked by Blogger: How to Decode a Tweet , 1/7/13 - I originally wrote this post and created the graphic for it because I needed it for a Twitter for Professional Development workshop that I was going to be co-leading the next month.

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