How to craft useful, student-centered social media policies

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Whether your school or district has officially adopted social media or not, conversations are happening in and around your school on everything from Facebook to Snapchat. The go-to method for guiding this practice is setting up district social media guidelines or policies.

How to Craft Useful, Student-Centered Social Media Policies

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Whether your school or district has officially adopted social media or not, conversations are happening in and around your school on everything from Facebook to Snapchat. Schools must reckon with this reality and commit to supporting thoughtful and critical social media use among students, teachers, and administrators. The go-to method for guiding this practice is setting up district social media guidelines or policies.

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How to Craft Useful, Student-Centered Social Media Policies

Graphite Blog

Whether your school or district has officially adopted social media or not, conversations are happening in and around your school on everything from Facebook to Snapchat. Schools must reckon with this reality and commit to supporting thoughtful and critical social media use among students, teachers, and administrators. The go-to method for guiding this practice is setting up district social media guidelines or policies.

How to Craft Useful, Student-Centered Social Media Policies

Graphite Blog

Whether your school or district has officially adopted social media or not, conversations are happening in and around your school on everything from Facebook to Snapchat. Schools must reckon with this reality and commit to supporting thoughtful and critical social media use among students, teachers, and administrators. The go-to method for guiding this practice is setting up district social media guidelines or policies.

7 Global Project Ideas from a Leading 3rd Grade Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Instantly scan and score with any mobile, desktop or document camera. I think we’ve learned how to use social media in just a really positive way, and learned to communicate and build a global audience, and shared our learning, and learned with others.

Guest Post: The Missing Piece: What Most Edtech Companies Need & Only a Few Have

Digital Promise

Have you ever checked out the website for an edtech product only to close your computer knowing less about the product than when you started? This challenge is even harder for edtech companies innovating on the cutting edge. websites, one pagers, social media campaigns).

How an #EdTech Lens Can Improve a Learning Culture

A Principal's Reflections

My personal views towards social media and mobile devices remained unhinged during this time, as I was adamantly opposed to both. Social media was my savior and helped me to develop a growth mindset.

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Who Should Truly Have the Power in K-12 Edtech Adoption?

Edsurge

Because teachers typically lack purchasing power, edtech companies often hesitate to target them in marketing efforts. Because teachers typically lack purchasing power, edtech companies often hesitate to target them in marketing efforts. Technology administrators are very busy people.

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What are your edtech resolutions?

eSchool News

Esra Murray, library media specialist, Cider Mill Elementary School, Connecticut. I will use less paper by having students document learning electronically and posting to their FreshGrade eportfolios. “I This year, I resolve to … Support high-quality learning.

The Best Twitter Chat For Teachers In 2015

TeachThought - Learn better.

If there was ever a doubt that education twitter chats were kind of a big deal, this television guide-style document should set things straight. edtech. edtech. Featured Social Media Technology pd Professional development social media twitter

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

The CoolCatTeacher

These reflections and social media tips will help bloggers covering ISTE. How to Use Handwriting in Google Documents [link] via @coolcatteacher Powered By the Tweet This Plugin Tweet This. Richard Byrne is my go-to edtech geek. Social Media Tech Tips

Take Two: Clever’s Newest Effort to Help Teachers Try Before They Buy Edtech

Edsurge

Often, the most popular apps “are what teachers are discovering at conferences, reading online, and across social media,” according to Dan Carroll, chief product officer of Clever. The disconnect between what school leaders buy and what teachers actually use is well-documented. Another recent survey found that, on average, districts saw more than 700 different edtech products used each month during the last school year. Education Technology Edtech Business Startups

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Tools to Help Become a Tech Savvy Educator

A Principal's Reflections

21st Century Leadership Shift Happens (must see video for any educator unfamiliar with the tends and impacts associated with technology and social media. Principals can use social media for communication, public relations, branding, professional development, and opportunity.

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Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile for Your Edtech Job Hunt

Edsurge

If you’re looking to break into edtech and show potential employers what you can do, spend some time tweaking your LinkedIn profile. While the idea of being a social media magician may sound fun, it may also give potential employers the wrong impression. Instead, try something like “Proven demand generation expert” or try more of a description, “Helping People Get Results on Social Media". It’s a Social Network.Be Looking to level up in your career?

Class Tech Tips: How To Skype with an Expert in Your Classroom

techlearning

Class Tech Tips: 10 Tips for Using Social Media to Tell Your School’s Story ] Skype with an Expert In my book Tasks Before Apps: Designing Rigorous Learning for a Tech-Rich Classroom , I talk about the power of virtual reality to spark questions.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition). Tagged on: April 2, 2017 School IT Leaders Share Strategies on Defending Against DDoS Attacks | EdTech Magazine → This article claims students are primarily responsible for denial of service attacks on schools.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition). Tagged on: April 2, 2017 School IT Leaders Share Strategies on Defending Against DDoS Attacks | EdTech Magazine → This article claims students are primarily responsible for denial of service attacks on schools.

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36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

As I was reading The Teacher’s Guide to Tech last week, I realized that it had been a while since I’d shared my own favorite edtech tools. I moved all of my documents to Dropbox. I also want them to know how to collaborate and communicate in the document. .

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3 Add Ons to Solve Problems in Google Classroom (Programmed by 1 Teacher)

The CoolCatTeacher

After you find it, or if you already have one – share it to #edtechfind on the social media of your choice. Michael Backus on episode 557 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Michael Backus had a problem as he was teaching in Google Classroom.

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6 EdTech Tools for the Future Classroom

Gaggle Speaks

While we can’t predict what the future holds for EdTech tools, we can make educated guesses as to which resources will see success in years to come. Here are some EdTech tools already making an impact and others that show a lot of promise for what lies ahead.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 30 Edition)

Doug Levin

As such, expect an abbreviated (TBD) publishing schedule for ‘A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News’ in August. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 30 Edition). This is an area where it would improve the job of edtech developers if we said, 'Here’s what you’re allowed to gather and share.' Knorr of Common Sense Media. EdTech News News news

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 37 Edition)

Doug Levin

Educators and students are compelled to use centrally purchased tools, data systems, and popular social media platforms. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 37 Edition). And college journalists in Kentucky requested documents about the investigations of employees accused of sexual misconduct.Instead, they got something else: sued by the agencies they had asked for public records. EdTech News News news

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 37 Edition)

Doug Levin

Educators and students are compelled to use centrally purchased tools, data systems, and popular social media platforms. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 37 Edition). And college journalists in Kentucky requested documents about the investigations of employees accused of sexual misconduct.Instead, they got something else: sued by the agencies they had asked for public records. EdTech News News news

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Taking Over Georgia Department of Education Instagram: A Lesson in Trust

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

My name is Andy Plemmons, school library media specialist at David C Barrow Elementary in Athens GA @barrowmediacenter I will take over the DOE account this week. gadoeteachertakeover #librariesofinstagram #blackhistory #mlk #edtech #research #2ndgrade #peace #gaed #gaedu #teachersofig #bookstagram #literacy #mlkday #transliteracy. Social media accounts have a lot of power. Follow any local policies on posting to social media.

A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A School Twitter Chat

TeachThought - Learn better.

Use Storify to document and collect all of the tweets from the chat and archive it on the district website. Also, the document can grow and develop over time, with everyone adding their thoughts and ideas for long-term goals. Favorite #edtech.

Being Connected is Not the Same as Connectedness #CEM15 #edtechchat

Reading By Example

We shared a laugh about the event that we would not have known without social media. Contrast this with my first day back at school: I started the week by leafing through the latest issue of EdTech: Focus on K-12 magazine.

25 Social Networks/Media Sites for Education

Technology Tidbits

Wikipedia )" Since I last posted on Social Networks over a year ago, a number of new ones have been introduced that can be a huge benefit to education. Brainly - A fun social network where students post questions and other students from around the world post answers.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition)

Doug Levin

Last week, the “Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News” was on vacation, amongst the tall trees of the northwestern coast, and mostly off the grid. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition). Tagged on: April 22, 2017 Leaked Microsoft document confirms Windows 10 Cloud and a Chromebook competitor | PCWorld → Google’s Chrome OS-powered Chromebooks have quickly insinuated themselves into American classrooms. Blog EdTech News News news OER

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Using Google to Enhance Teams

The Playground Advocate

While I can certainly work on a document, presentation, spreadsheet, or website on my own, I can also easily work in real time with other folks from all over the world by taking advantage of the many sharing options I have for everything I create in or upload into my Drive.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition)

Doug Levin

Last week, the “Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News” was on vacation, amongst the tall trees of the northwestern coast, and mostly off the grid. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition). Tagged on: April 22, 2017 Leaked Microsoft document confirms Windows 10 Cloud and a Chromebook competitor | PCWorld → Google’s Chrome OS-powered Chromebooks have quickly insinuated themselves into American classrooms. EdTech News News news OER

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?On-Air EdTech: How Audio Journalism Is Helping Students Build Digital Literacy

Edsurge

The group took home the event’s Social Impact Award. Their project, titled “Ears Wide Open,” was part of the organization’s recent dive into radio journalism—an unassuming edtech tool that’s now being used by educators to teach digital literacy, audio editing and journalistic storytelling. This is also the social media generation, Giffin points out. Athina G. is a student at Brooklyn Middle School in New York. She’s also an award-winning audio producer.

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Final Project #EdTech Ideas @AdobeSpark @EDpuzzle @PowToon @weebly @SutoriApp @PearDeck @flippitynet

techieMusings

Use Spark Posts to create images optimized for social media or Pinterest. Sutori: Documenting Student Work Through a Timeline. Using @SutoriApp for Students to Track Study Progress & Reflections #edtech. As we are nearing the end of the school year, I wanted to pull together just a small sampling of ideas for final projects to share with teachers at my school. So naturally, I figured I would share these resources with my blog audience, as well!

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Errors in Innovation and Call-Out Culture of Edtech

RafranzDavis.com

We stick too closely to our embedded social media norms to use the tool that personally connects us to those creating for our classrooms. One more thing… When students click to annotate and save, the document is converted to a pdf that is no longer editable or collaborative.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

The winning nominator and his or her nominee each win a $20,000 package including one 7000 series SMART Board and SMART Document Camera, 30 Chromebooks, and SMART training and implementation. Also in this document, have them do research before they can create their app and get the green light.

Fake Instagram Template with Google Slides (FREE)

Shake Up Learning

Leveraging social media to teach students has been a huge win for me in the classroom. I’m forever grateful that Tara Martin taught us all how to annotate text through social media. . I had been hesitant to join social media beyond Facebook at the time.