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Digital Leadership with Students and Social Media featuring Jennifer Casa-Todd

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 124 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Jennifer Casa-Todd @JCasaTodd opens our minds to social media leadership with students. Jennifer is the author of Social LEADia.

Viral Messaging: Putting Digital Citizenship to the Test

Tech Helpful

When the MOMO Challenge reared its ugly head last week, I reached out on Twitter to other technologists to find out what they were hearing and what their thoughts were. Case Study: What is the #MoMoChallenge? You can follow him on Twitter at @ajpodchaski.

Getting schooled in social media

The Hechinger Report

Joe Sanfelippo, superintendent of Fall Creek school district in Wisconsin, leads a social media campaign for his schools using the hashtag #gocrickets. This nonstop digital pep rally is about more than school spirit. With Seesaw, a social media app], they get a front row seat.”.

Kinesthetic Lessons in Empathy and Digital Citizenship

EdTechTeam

It is a kinesthetic experience that challenges students to develop empathy with the figures being depicted and even fosters conversations about digital citizenship. For this exercise, let’s imagine that we are studying Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump by Joseph Wright.

Is there enough diversity in your social media?

eSchool News

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.

10 Ways to Use Twitter in Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

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. Group study session.

Incorporating Social Media and Digital Citizenship in the First-Year Experience Course

Mistakengoal.com

In this post I’ll discuss how we’re approaching the new outcome of “responsible use of the internet and other social media” that the faculty have added to the course. Of course, we can’t dictate how the faculty teach their course but it’s likely that most faculty would use and build on well-constructed, useful materials (handouts, case studies, example exercises, etc.) Students will then write their own case study.

5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 135 from the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. This fun, visual tool lets students explore 150 different science and social studies units for elementary and middle school learners.

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.

7 Global Project Ideas from a Leading 3rd Grade Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

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. How Vickie Morgado Uses Social Media in Her Classroom.

Survey: Social Media Is Failing To Find Traction In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

Survey: Social Media Is Failing To Find Traction In The Classroom. Social media is a main form of communication and connection used by today’s students. Why the digital disconnect? Tips for teachers in a digital world. Try “closed” social media sites.

Survey reveals why teachers aren’t embracing social media

eSchool News

Survey reveals that the majority of classroom educators shy away from social media integration. A new survey finds that just 13 percent of participating educators have used social media as part of their classroom learning. K-12 teachers found that 87 percent of those surveyed said they have not embraced social media platforms. Social media is here to stay, so it is critical to invest in our educators through expanded training,” said Cook.

Fake News Lesson Plan Ideas with Jennifer Carey

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 123 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. I honestly think it’s the proliferation of social media. We all see that Facebook status update or Twitter tweet.

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Social Media Ed, Sex Ed, & Digital Responsibility

The Daring Librarian

So having Library Journal use a version of this quote above in the Movers & Shakers article and having had my beloved School Library blog blocked this week has made me super sensitive to the challenges & responsibilities we have teaching our kids digital awareness and responsibility.

Social Media in the Library: 4 Top Ways to Promote Digital Literacy

EdTechTeam

The importance of media literacy cannot be understated. Nor can the value of social media as a teaching, learning, and publishing tool. Two principles inform why I engage with my students around social media: Digital literacy doesn’t just naturally develop any more than print literacy does, and. So, my students must have guided practice analyzing and using social media if they are to use it purposefully, productively, and safely.

Why Teachers Should Be on Social Media

Graphite Blog

I consider myself well-versed in social media. I was an early adopter of Twitter and Instagram, and I remember anxiously waiting for Facebook to become available on my college campus. I've given most social media platforms a test run in my classroom and try to keep up-to-date on the latest trends, apps, and uses. Educators tend to meet most social media platforms with skepticism, and it's easy to see why.

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?

What’s all the buzz about Messenger Kids?

Ask a Tech Teacher

When preteen kids see parents and older siblings thumbing away at social media accounts, they want to do it. First and foremost: Messenger Kids is not a social media app. More on social media. Make your LMS a social learning platform.

Resources, stories, and connections with those who use social media in today’s k-12 classrooms

The Innovative Educator

Thank you to the 300+ folks from around the world who joined me for the Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship webinar on EdWeb. In case you missed it, the webinar was called “Social Media: An Essential Tool for Today’s Classroom.” In the webinar, I shared case studies of amazing students, parents, and teachers. Below are the people behind the stories I mentioned, how to learn more and a way to reach each of them via social media.

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?

Bullying and Cyberbullying: The Things You Need to Know

The CoolCatTeacher

Anne Collier on episode 169 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Ann: Well, I think that it’s really important to be clear that it’s far from the epidemic that we sometimes hear about in the news media.

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Media Literacy: A Moral Imperative (…and a guide to support your work!)

Tom Murray

For example, throughout 2016 and into the first part of 2017… I’ve watched those I was connected to on social media who align politically to the right blindly share anti-Hillary memes, articles, stories, etc. I’ve watched those I was connected to on social media who align politically to the left blindly share anti-Trump memes, articles, stories, etc. We must help those that we are connected to develop and refine their media literacy skills.

How school leaders can combat ‘filter bubbles’ and ‘fake news’

Dangerously Irrelevant

Already often isolated from the dissimilar-minded, we then also self-select into individualized news media and online channels that can result in walled-garden ‘echo chambers’ or ‘ filter bubbles. ’. 5 videos on connected learning from the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub [VIDEOS].

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.

A helpline for schools tackling cyberbullying

eSchool News

Pilot program lets schools tap into a helpline with close ties to Twitter and Facebook. Collier, who is co-creator of the recently-launched iCanHelpline.org , teamed up with #iCANHELP to develop a social media helpline for schools.

Digital Literacy–What is it?

Ask a Tech Teacher

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.

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.

Student Video Projects In Vine: The Six-Second Constraint Encourages Creativity

The ASIDE Blog

Vine is a social network owned by Twitter that allows users to record or upload clips no more than 6.5 For example, our eighth-graders have been studying how technology and inventions transformed society in the late 1800s. explainer video PBL social media twitter

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Remind-- Class Announcements & Benedictions

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

The one-direction text messaging makes it easy for me to blast out class room changes, reminders to study, or general messages. What if I still do the quote cards, but now have a digital version too? announcements digital citizenship inspiration remind

Every Student Should Publish for the World!

Shake Up Learning

The hashtags #comments4Kids or #kidtweet offer a great way to share with like-minded educators on Twitter who could offer feedback or share with their own students. Ask your PLN on Twitter, Facebook, etc. Social Media. Private Google+ Community and Study Group.

Educators as Empowered Citizens (Unpacking the ISTE Standards for Educators)

Tech Helpful

Citizen- Educators inspire students to positively contribute to and responsibly participate in the digital world. Educators: Create experiences for learners to make positive, socially responsible contributions and exhibit empathetic behavior online that build relationships and community.

Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds With @CoolCatTeacher & @JulieLindsay

EdTechSandyK

Tapscott was writing Grown Up Digital and also contacted them and helped spread the word with what they were doing. Don Tapscott talks about customization of digital tools which leads to customization of learning environments. It was an effect of being studied.

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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Snap, Tweet, and Share Your Classroom Success

Graphite Blog

For better or worse, many of us spend our idle minutes scrolling through Facebook , Instagram , or Twitter to see what’s happening in the world. We’ve learned how to curate what we see on social media to match our needs and interests. On Twitter and Facebook, I follow some incredible educators who share innovative ideas and stories from their classrooms. Bringing social media into our classrooms may sound daunting.

Use Unconventional Research Sites to Inspire Students

Ask a Tech Teacher

And then, not two days later, I heard Twitter has reclassified their app as a news purveyor rather than a social media device. Once again: Who gets news from Twitter? a link to your library’s digital site.

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Being a Cyber-Mentor: A Role For All Ages

Gaggle Speaks

According to one recent study , bystanders choose not to intervene in defense of a cyberbullying target for different reasons, usually if they don’t know the person, if it’s not a familiar setting or they fear the consequences themselves. Posted on August 19, 2015 by Sue Scheff.

Teaching the #CharlestonSyllabus

Graphite Blog

When nine worshipers at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, West Virginia, were murdered on June 17, 2015, social media news feeds quickly filled with opinionated posts about the impacts, meaning, and historical precedents surrounding the event. The #CharlestonSyllabus hashtag takes advantage of the ways social media can fill in the gaps, giving voice to people and perspectives often left out of or glossed over in public school history textbooks.

Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube, Oh My! 4 Tools for Picting in the Classroom

Edsurge

Using images instead of text to convey ideas—known as “picting”—is becoming the norm among today’s digital-first students. Instagram, a social networking app for sharing photos and videos, counts more than 400 million daily users. Approximately three out of every four tweens and teens are on some type of social media platform these days. As Kayla Delzer says in a recent EdSurge article , “social media is happening—with or without you.”

10 Tech Tools for Your Math Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Although this list is specifically being written for a math classroom, the nice thing about Nearpod is that they have a library of lessons that covers other subjects as well like ELA, Science, Social Studies, and even Digital Citizenship. Twitter.

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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.