Ray Allen Foundation Gifts Computer Lab to Miami-Dade Middle School to Help Bridge the Digital Divide

EdTech Magazine

Ray Allen Foundation Gifts Computer Lab to Miami-Dade Middle School to Help Bridge the Digital Divide. I want to say thank you for your accomplishments and your efforts to close the digital divide,” Bulnes told Allen. Twitter. He's a writer, technology enthusiast, social media lover and all-around digital guy ricky.ribeiro. Tue, 05/29/2018 - 23:37. There’s nothing new about kids going wild for a basketball superstar.

PROOF POINTS: 10,000 student study points to kindergarteners who may become heavy screen users

The Hechinger Report

The study focused on fifth graders who said they were playing online video games, using social media or texting “many times” a day and their characteristics and behavior in kindergarten. “We For example, a 2019 study found that social media use doesn’t harm adolescent well-being.

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Social Media Revolution for School Librarians: Keynote Resources for CASL

The Daring Librarian

Dont Hate the Hashtag: a Social Media Revolution for Librarians View more presentations from gwyneth jones. Don''t Hate the Hashtag: A Social Media Revolution for School Librarians Having a web presence, keeping hip with cultural literacy, transliteracy, and building strong personal learning networks is not just an extra burden, but a necessity for the modern teacher librarian. Twitter: Your One Stop PLN/Change Agent Training Tool!

NBC's censoring of the Olympics: Social media and lost opportunities

Connecting 2 the World

However, they have really missed the boat on their social media/online coverage, which could have real repercussions from fans in the future. It also points out how ignorant the corporation is about social media and the "new" media the it purports makes this the first "social media" Olympics. One exception is twitter. I have been able to access images and information from twitter. This gives new meaning to the digital divide.

Twitter Style Book Review Lesson

The Daring Librarian

Sweet Tweets About Good Reads Here''s an idea for a fun tech-social-media infused creative writing lesson and one I''ll be sure to mention when I''m guest hosting the Twitter #EngChat event May 23rd at 7pm EST. The topic will be The Power of the Product and I''ll be hosting with amazing MHMS co-worker Elizabeth Singleton ( @emsingleton ). In keeping with SMS Social Media culture, the four ratings are emoticons: =D for Squee!

Make Parents Comfortable with Tech for a Successful 1:1 Program

EdTech Magazine

Like other K–12 school districts around the country, you’re closing the digital divide — making sure your students have access to technology that paves the way for their future successes. Use Social Media and Events to Keep Parents in the Know. You can send newsletters, put it on your website, announce it on Twitter or Facebook — all of those are great channels. Please join the discussion on Twitter by using the #ConnectIT hashtag.

PBL… Blended and eLearning – Part 1: Important Questions for the New School Year

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

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.

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Celly Launches New Service and Android App for Building Mobile Social Networks

Educational Technology Guy

There is a full web console to control and monitor things and you can either create a Celly login or login with Facebook or Twitter. There are also many more features such as media links, notes and more. The new service allows users to build instant mobile social networks, called "cells" using text messages, QR Codes, email, web or the new Android App. Celly streamlines the social networking process through the power, ubiquity, and convenience of mobile phones.

Mark Bauerlein on Arguments for and Against Facebook, Google, Texting, and the Age of Social Networking

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Tuesday, May 15th, for live and interactive Future of Education conversation with Mark Bauerlein to talk about his new book, The Digital Divide: Arguments for and Against Facebook, Google, Texting, and the Age of Social Networking , and how this reflects our perspectives on teaching and learning.

10 Edtech people to watch in 2018 [INFOGRAPHIC]


A blogger , speaker, author, technology advocate and prominent voice in social media, Rafranz Davis aims to bridge the digital divide in schools. A former school principal and teacher, Thomas Murray is passionate about proper digital learning implementation and personalized professional learning. He also co-founded #edtechchat , a weekly educational technology Twitter forum, where hundreds of educators from around the world discuss digital learning.

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Technology won't replace teachers, but.

Learning with 'e's

As the #lilac13 Twitter stream will reveal, there were lively and protracted debates around the changing nature of library spaces, the nature of knowledge, the future of books and reading, and the impact of digital media. A social event in the spectacular surrounds of the iconic John Rylands Library was a fitting conclusion to Day 1.

Tips for Running an Accessible & Affordable Virtual Conference

The Innovative Educator

This year all staff received an award for their heroic efforts during our move to digital education. We decided on the following tracks: Equity As we moved online it became more important than ever to address the digital divide.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 11 Edition)

Doug Levin

The partnership aims to bridge the digital divide in Pittsburg by offering parents refurbished computers free of charge. Tagged on: March 18, 2017 FBI arrests Twitter user who sent seizure-inducing GIF | CNET → This is terrifying: Kurt Eichenwald, a journalist who writes for Vanity Fair and Newsweek, tweeted Friday that the FBI had arrested a man suspected of purposefully sending him a GIF that triggered an epileptic seizure.

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

In 2017, just a week before Christmas, the New Media Consortium abruptly announced its immediate closure “because of apparent errors and omissions by its former Controller and Chief Financial Officer.” In 2011, Ning was acquired by “lifestyle” site Glam Media for around $150 million.

The Politics of Education Technology

Hack Education

“ Facebook Is Not a Technology Company ,” media studies professor Ian Bogost also wrote in August. Facebook is, although Mark Zuckerberg denies it , a media company. And like democracy, technology changes the social and individual relationships between us. ” Eschewing “traditional” media advertising buys, the Trump campaign invested in Facebook ads and raised money through the site as well.