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Avoiding the Pitfalls of Social Media

edWeb.net

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.

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

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.

Celebrate Digital Learning Day & Get Your School #FutureReady with @All4Ed & @OfficeofEdTech! #DLDay

Kleinspiration

Future Ready Schools Preparing Students for Success I''m honored to be a part of this year''s annual Digital Learning Day held in Washington D.C. In years past, I''ve followed the event closely from Twitter and through the resources attendees shared out during the conference.

A Pedagogical Shift Needed for Digital Success

A Principal's Reflections

In a previous post I discussed in detail strategies to help ensure the effective use of technology to improve learning outcomes. I get the fact that technology can increase engagement, but if that engagement does not lead to evidence of learning then what’s the point?

Enhancing Professional Collaborations

techlearning

Whether it is a live virtual meeting, Twitter chat, recorded webinars, or simply a series of emails, technology has given us ways to connect like never before. You can present together, write articles/blogs/newsletters (case in point with this article), or visit schools to collaborate.

Using Tech to Practice SEL Skills

EdNews Daily

In the classroom, even with adults, it’s a challenge to get learners to focus on what is happening in our space in the present moment; at home, it can be a battle to get my kids to engage with me rather than friends in distant places via text or SnapChat. Follow her on Twitter .

Incredible Giveaways Whether You Are at #ISTE18 or #Notatiste18

Teacher Reboot Camp

This week my daughter, Savvy, Kelly Jake Duncan , and I are headed to the ISTE Conference as official ISTE media and to present. I will be giving away signed copies of my book, Hacking Digital Learning with EdTech Missions , Sunday through Wednesday of the conference.

Back to School! Seven Ways to Communicate with Your Community

Digital Promise

As President and CEO of Digital Promise and Senior Vice President of Educational Partnerships at Discovery Education, we spend much of our time on the road, meeting with school leaders and teachers across the country. Engaging the influencers will come from an ever-deepening understanding of the community and where they get their information, as well as developing strategies for identifying, owning, and sharing the stories that showcase powerful teaching and learning in your district.

12 Incredible Ideas for Using Technology to Teach English Language Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

I am also the Social Media Manager for American TESOL and I regularly share resources on our Twitter accounts, @TESOL , @AmericanTESOL , and @ESLWebinars. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

Watch Baby Savvy’s Live Interviews with Educators at #ISTE18

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’m excited to announce that my 1 1/2 year-old daughter, Savvy, Kelly Jake Duncan, and I will be returning as official ISTE media to conduct live video interviews with passionate educators. or after one of my free presentations: The Rethink Learning Summit is a free catered event that takes place on Monday and Tuesday (June 25th-26th). On Tuesday, at 12 noon, the topic I will be leading is “Creating Comprehensive, Resource-Rich and Flexible Learning Experiences.”

Watch Baby Savvy’s Live Interviews with Educators at #ISTE18

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’m excited to announce that my 1 1/2 year-old daughter, Savvy, Kelly Jake Duncan , and I will be returning as official ISTE media to conduct live video interviews with passionate educators. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

Not “Just” a Teacher: Finding Your Voice as a Teacher

The CoolCatTeacher

Brianna Hodges on episode 154 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. He had talked me into serving as one of the mini-keynotes for this learning festival.

LIVE: Using The Right Tool In Your Digital Classroom | #ISTE2015 Panel Discussion

TeacherCast

In this ISTE 2015 panel discussion, we bring together Apple Distinguished Educators and Google Certified Teachers to discuss how you can incorporate the best of both worlds in your learning environment. Find her on Twitter: @techgirljenny and at jennygrabiec.com. Need a Presenter?

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Using Google Apps to Support Reading and Writing in the Classroom (Recorded Webinar)

Shake Up Learning

The post Using Google Apps to Support Reading and Writing in the Classroom (Recorded Webinar) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Bring Shake Up Learning to Your School. The Teacher’s Guide to Google Classroom (workshop or presentation). presentation).

Cultivating and Growing Your Personal Learning Network

edWeb.net

Steven Anderson, Digital Learning and Relationship Evangelist, and Shaelynn Farnsworth, Literacy Consultant, joined Lisa Schmucki, founder and CEO of edWeb.net for conversation with Larry Jacobs on Education Talk Radio on this topic. Twitter is easy, but may not be the best.

Incredible Giveaways Whether You Are at #ISTE18 or #Notatiste18

techlearning

This week my daughter, Savvy, Kelly Jake Duncan , and I are headed to the ISTE Conference as official ISTE media and to present. All who complete this form by Thursday, June 28th, will receive a copy of my most recent digital guide, Enhance Literacy With Technology.

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

techlearning

Today's students are using technology to collaborate, learn, research, and communicate while at school. 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.

What Does the Research Say About School Communications?

edWeb.net

In “ Text, Twitter, Email, Call—What Do Parents Say About School Communications? ” Tech-savvy parents also favored digital communications by almost 2:1 compared to parents with beginner tech skills. About the Presenter.

Strategies for Closing the Digital Equity Gap

edWeb.net

According to Davis, Fuller, Jackson, Pittman, and Sweet (2007) , the definition of digital equity is “equal access and opportunity to digital tools, resources, and services to support an increase in digital knowledge, awareness, and skills.” Professional Learning.

Discovery Educator Network Invites Educators Around the Globe to Attend the 2018 Fall VirtCon

techlearning

-Virtual event provides teachers and administrators new, actionable strategies for creating dynamic digital learning environments- Silver Spring, Md. The DEN is supported by Discovery Education , the leading provider of digital content for K-12 classrooms.

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Four Steps to Help Students Develop a Healthy Media Diet

edWeb.net

With the proliferation of technology in school and at home, parents are looking for direction on how to keep their kids’ media habits in check. Librarians, who are often at the front lines of media and tech in schools, can provide that crucial guidance. About the Presenter.

21 Things Every 21st Century Educator Should Try This Year (2018 Version)

techlearning

While these are becoming more common, I like the trend of having a weekly student “guest author” write up the ideas and learning objectives discussed in class. Have a class twitter or Instagram account to post about the day’s learning Just like a blog only smaller.

To BOLDly Go

CUE

The mission of CUE BOLD was to focus “the symbiotic relationship of learning environment design, digital learning systems, and rethinking traditional lesson design as the essential components.” Their sessions helped showcase the possibilities for flexible learning spaces.

Discovery Education Announces Date of 2018 Day of Discovery Tour Kick-Off

techlearning

First Event Launches No-Cost, Full-Day Professional Learning Events in U.S. and Canada Focused on Helping Educators Learn, Share, and Connect- Silver Spring, Md. February 8, 2018) - Discovery Education , the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, has announced the date and location of the first stop on the 2018 Day of Discovery Tour. Teacher The Wire Professional Development STEM Steam k12 education Personalized Learning edtech

Tips & Tools to Enhance Collaboration Between Tech & Curriculum

techlearning

These include: More engaged students – Students are often more engaged when material is presented with digital tools. Lightweight new laptops and digital books can easily take the place of heavy, cumbersome books and notebooks. [

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Announcing the Google Teacher Tribe Podcast!

Shake Up Learning

appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Follow Us on Social Media. Follow @GTeacherTribe on Twitter. principal Library media specialist Tech director Consultant Other. Bring Kasey Bell and Shake Up Learning to You! G Suite for Administrators (presentation).

Don’t Mess with Google Classroom Conference (with Alice Keeler and Kasey Bell)

Shake Up Learning

The post Don’t Mess with Google Classroom Conference (with Alice Keeler and Kasey Bell) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Come learn from the Ah-mazing Alice Keeler and me at the Don’t Mess with Google Classroom Conference on October 21, 2017. Call for Presenters*.

Live Thursday, February 2nd - Panel on Personal Learning Profiles

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me today, Thursday, February 2nd, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com panel discussion on "Personal Learning Profiles," also referred to in variously as "personal success plans," "learner profiles," or "personalized learning paths."

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A big list of options for connecting globally

NeverEndingSearch

You’ll also find the Educator Training Course , Templates and Logos , Classroom Decorations , Social Media Tools and tools for Student Action. Also don’t miss the classic, award-winning International Children’s Digital Library.).

The Social Learning Summit Is Tomorrow - Online and Free

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tomorrow, Saturday, April 21st, is worldwide 2012 Social Learning Summit , a one-day virtual conference being held as a partnership of Classroom 2.0 The conference theme is the use of social media and Web 2.0 in teaching and learning, and the URL for attending is [link]. this will also allow you to correspond with the presenters and other members, and to comment on sessions and discussions).

Events + News - Future Ready Online Summit Today - ISTE Unplugged - Unawards - Homeschooling the Teenage Years

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

June 24th - July 6th, 2015 Two Week Calendar | Learning Revolution Events | Learning Revolution Blog | Partner Spotlight | Daily Education Quotes and Commentary To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at LearningRevolution.com. Are you ready to learn more?

Events + News - This Month in School Libraries - ISTE Unplugged - Future Ready Virtual Event - Global Ed Day

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

June 15th - June 29th, 2015 Two Week Calendar | Learning Revolution Events | Learning Revolution Blog | Partner Spotlight | Daily Education Quotes and Commentary To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at LearningRevolution.com. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20.

Learning Revolution Free Events - Hack Education with Audrey Watters - Common Sense Media's Graphite - @coolcatteacher Vicki Davis

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update May 27th, 2014 The secret of education is respecting the pupil. Ralph Waldo Emerson The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0" virtual and physical events and those of our over 200 partners in the learning professions.

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Learning Revolution Free Events - Great, GREAT Keynotes - MiniCon - ISTE Unplugged! - Striving for Failure?

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 15th The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man. The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own virtual and physical events and those of our more than 200 partners.

Learning Revolution Week's Events - Evernote in the Classroom - Yong Zhao - Google+ vs. Ning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update June 10th, 2014 Children want the same things we want. Dr. Seuss The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0" virtual and physical events and those of our over 200 partners in the learning professions. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds.