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How to Engage in Using Social Media as a School Leader

The 21st Century Principal

Many school leaders and policy makers still express a high level of skepticism regarding social media’s potential as an educational tool. The problem of getting started though, is often seated in a lack of knowledge and understanding of social media and its potential in education.

How Hashtags Can Empower You in 2016

Teacher Reboot Camp

“The hashtag, that ubiquitous pound sign followed by a keyword, are part of the language of social media.”- Hashtags are now used on other social media sites, like Facebook, Instagram, and GooglePlus. Create a hashtag to start a movement or Twitter chat!

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

NeverEndingSearch

Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses. Social studies teachers will adore these!

How I use social media for my professional development

Nik Peachey

This my own attempt to outline my digital media learning experience, or at least part of it. I’ve been using Netvibes for quite some for this, but on my mobile devices I also use Flipboard for more general information and Zite for more professional things.

Edhashtag Clouds: Click, Explore, Connect

Teacher Reboot Camp

The hashtag (# in front of a word without spaces, which transforms the word into a url on social media sites, like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram) was invented 8 years ago today by Chris Messina on August 23, 2007. Click on any hashtag to go to the Twitter stream. Find @Cybraryman1 ‘s edhashtag list here and the official Twitter chat schedule here. Love these resources? Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go.

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Edhashtag Clouds: Click, Explore, Connect

Teacher Reboot Camp

The hashtag (# in front of a word without spaces, which transforms the word into a url on social media sites, like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram) was invented 8 years ago today by Chris Messina on August 23, 2007. Click on any hashtag to go to the Twitter stream. Find @Cybraryman1 ‘s edhashtag list here and the official Twitter chat schedule here. Love these resources? Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go.

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Beyond Twitter: Virtually Connecting at Conferences

ProfHacker

Professionally, she helps develop and produce self-published eBooks, teaches Emerging Technologies and Instructional Design online, and programs eLearning modules (Articulate Storyline). Her research and innovation interests are in the areas of online collaboration, social media, and blogging.

EduGems: Student Motivation, Digital Writing Tools, eZen & More!

Teacher Reboot Camp

This issue includes the 7 Traits of Digitally Competent Teachers, digital writing tools, social media for classrooms, and more! I also regularly share these incredible resources on Twitter, @ShellTerrell. If you’re on Twitter, follow these educators! If you enjoyed these finds, you may want to get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go , which has digital and mobile activities and handouts.

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EduGems: Student Motivation, Digital Writing Tools, eZen & More!

Teacher Reboot Camp

This issue includes the 7 Traits of Digitally Competent Teachers, digital writing tools, social media for classrooms, and more! I also regularly share these incredible resources on Twitter, @ShellTerrell. If you’re on Twitter, follow these educators! If you enjoyed these finds, you may want to get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go , which has digital and mobile activities and handouts.

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Goal: Test the Power of Hashtags

Teacher Reboot Camp

Accomplish this goal by creating your own hashtag on social media, getting your students to create their own hashtag movements, or working as a class to create a class hashtag movement. Hashtags are one of the most powerful ways to communicate and spread messages on social media.

Goal: Inspire With a Graphic

Teacher Reboot Camp

Share this message visually on social media. In chapter 20, Goal: Spread Your Message, of The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers , I encourage teachers to write down the messages they wish to share with others, then spread these messages on social media. Join the movement by accomplishing any goal from any of the cycles then letting us know through a blog reflection or status update on our Facebook community or on Twitter, @30GoalsEdu .

STEAM It Up with the 8 C’s! 50+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

The first movement encourages people to record a six second Vine video of a science experiment or phenomena then post on Tumblr, Twitter, Vine with the #6SecondScience hashtag. Others are encouraged to create their own #EmojiScience videos and share them on social media with the hashtag #EmojiScience. Play mobile games that teach math and science like Solve the Outbreak (iOS/Android), Math vs Zombies (iOS/Android), Monster Physics (iOS), and Zombie Physics (iOS).

Goal: Test the Power of Hashtags

Teacher Reboot Camp

Accomplish this goal by creating your own hashtag on social media, getting your students to create their own hashtag movements, or working as a class to create a class hashtag movement. Hashtags are one of the most powerful ways to communicate and spread messages on social media. Hashtags are now used on other social media sites, like Facebook, Instagram, and GooglePlus. Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward ! .

Top Hashtags to Get The Skinny on What’s Happening in Edtech

Teacher Reboot Camp

“The hashtag, that ubiquitous pound sign followed by a keyword, are part of the language of social media.”- Below are 22 of my favorite hashtags to explore on Twitter related to education technology. This is the official Twitter chat schedule here.

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ISTE Highlights: Supporting New Teachers

Teacher Reboot Camp

Presentations were given by @teachwithsoul , @ShellTerrell , @TanyaAvrith , and @KleinErin about parent engagement, social media in schools, classroom design, Twitter for new teachers, and web tools for new teachers.

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Goal: Inspire With a Graphic

Teacher Reboot Camp

Share this message visually on social media. In chapter 20, Goal: Spread Your Message, of The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers , I encourage teachers to write down the messages they wish to share with others, then spread these messages on social media. Join the movement by accomplishing any goal from any of the cycles then letting us know through a blog reflection or status update on our Facebook community or on Twitter, @30GoalsEdu .

QR Codes Are NOT All Hype - So There!

The Daring Librarian

One of my fav members of my PLN on Twitter is Josh Stumpenhorst - this morning he posted this Tweet about an article on Social Media Today titled QR codes – Don’t Believe the Hype which got my blood boiling because it''s flawed logic - especially for educators!

STEAM It Up with the 8 C’s! 50+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

The first movement encourages people to record a six second Vine video of a science experiment or phenomena then post on Tumblr, Twitter, Vine with the #6SecondScience hashtag. Others are encouraged to create their own #EmojiScience videos and share them on social media with the hashtag #EmojiScience. Play mobile games that teach math and science like Solve the Outbreak (iOS/Android), Math vs Zombies (iOS/Android), Monster Physics (iOS), and Zombie Physics (iOS).

5 Reasons Students Want Technology in the Classroom

Gaggle Speaks

We live in a connected world, where students are in constant communication with their friends, whether it’s via social media, texting or another digital channel. Some teachers are understandably unsure about bringing social networks like Facebook or Twitter into their classroom.

Visualizing Learning with Infographics: 23 Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Canva is a free web tool and iPad app for creating social media posters, infographics, digital poster projects and more. Visual.ly lets you create an infographic comparing your Twitter account to a celebrity’s or peer’s account. “Numbers have an important story to tell.

Goal: Be Someone’s Champion

Teacher Reboot Camp

Join the movement by accomplishing any goal from any of the cycles then letting us know through a reflection or status update on our Facebook community , Twitter ( #30GoalsEdu ), or Instagram.com/30goals. Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward !

Let’s Inspire Each Other During #ISTE2016 #NotAtISTE16

Teacher Reboot Camp

Join me virtually for a free webinar broadcast at the Badge Summit, Moving with Mobile Devices at 1pm Denver/2pmCT/3pmET/8pmUK. Please dm me for an invite on Twitter @ShellTerrell or message me on Facebook. Team Mobile Learning Implementation Resources.

Go on an Epic Selfie Conference Adventure

Teacher Reboot Camp

Selfie- a picture taken of oneself shared via social media. The people you meet will become part of your Personal/Passionate Learning Networks (PLN) and you can continue to connect with them on the social networks you already frequent.

Ideas for Promoting Digital Diversity

Teacher Reboot Camp

Join our #DigiDiversity Twitter chat. Nick Provenzano (@TheNerdyTeacher) invited Kid President , one of the most inspiring kids on social media, to visit his high school. Students can host a Twitter chat with the guest speaker.

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Ideas for Promoting Digital Diversity

Teacher Reboot Camp

Join our #DigiDiversity Twitter chat. Nick Provenzano (@TheNerdyTeacher) invited Kid President , one of the most inspiring kids on social media, to visit his high school. Students can host a Twitter chat with the guest speaker.

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11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School

The CoolCatTeacher

Simple Updates to Your Classroom Procedures and Workflow sponsored by EdTech Software From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Understand Where Textbooks Are Going: Test eBook “Mashup” Software to See How It Works. Set Up Social Media.

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Olympic Learning! Over 32 Web Resources and Activities

Teacher Reboot Camp

Your students will also learn about different cultures and traditions by following the Olympics online through videos, articles, images, social media and infographics. Students can learn about the Olympics on Twitter: Follow these accounts and hashtags to get the latest updates and news- @Olympics , @NBCOlympics , @NPROlympics , @ESPNOlympics , #Olympics , #Rio2016 , and #Olympics2016. Check out this Twitter list of Olympic athletes.

The Power of a Goal-Minded Teacher

Teacher Reboot Camp

Provide students with examples of people their age accomplishing the incredible with social media or their. Join the movement by accomplishing any goal from any of the cycles then letting us know through a blog reflection or status update on our Facebook community or on Twitter, @30GoalsEdu . ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. .

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5 Tips for Sharing News on Your School Website

Gaggle Speaks

More and more breaking news hits places like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram before anywhere else. While social media might be the first source, most of us don’t rely just on what they see on social media.

Goal: Be Someone’s Champion

Teacher Reboot Camp

Join the movement by accomplishing any goal from any of the cycles then letting us know through a reflection or status update on our Facebook community , Twitter ( #30GoalsEdu ), or Instagram.com/30goals. It could be as easy as suggesting a podcast, hashtag or chat to research, or person’s blog or Twitter account. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

The Power of a Goal-Minded Teacher

Teacher Reboot Camp

Provide students with examples of people their age accomplishing the incredible with social media or their. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. .

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

Shake Up Learning

Get The Teacher’s Guide to Google Classroom eBook! The Social Media Secret Sauce (presentation). Here you will find great resources for Google apps, including guides and cheat sheets, mobile learning and apps, iPad tips, and social media tips for educators.

Trends to watch in 2016: technologies

Bryan Alexander

Humans find their own uses for technology, too, which can send trends sideways. There’s also the problem of long-term trends, with our tendency to underestimate long-term effects, and the way some developments can take a long, long time to arrive (cf ebooks).

TeachThought Is Looking For Interns. (Again.)

TeachThought - Learn better.

Ultimately, the idea of unpaid internships is polarizing–you’re either fine with it and want to learn and connect and do and see what’s what, or you wonder if “internship” isn’t a synonym for “free labor for some huge–and cheap–media conglomerate.”

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Experiences in Self-Determined Learning: Moving from Education 1.0 Through Education 2.0 Towards Education 3.0

User Generated Education

Moving Forward in the PAH Continuum: Maximizing the Power of the Social Web: Lisa Marie Blaschke. Heutagogy and Social Communities of Practice: Will Self-determined Learning Re-write the Script for Educators?: Collaboration and social negotiation is encouraged among learners.

Revised List of Top iPad Apps for School Administrators

The 21st Century Principal

iBooks : This excellent ebook app allows users to read books bought from the Apple bookstore, and it also allows users to upload and read PDF documents too. Amazon has the most extensive offerings of ebooks available. Nook : Those of us who are serious e-book addicts, have purchased ebooks from both Amazon and Barnes and Noble. Google) Play Books : Google has ventured into the ebook market as well with their Google Play Books.

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To #AASL11 Minneapolis and Back: Report to Faculty

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

Nicholas Carr, author of The Shallows, introductory keynote speaker Top Must-Have for Our Students: Teen Health and Wellness: Real Life, Real Answers , the mobile app for 24/7 access by our students. Intellectual privacy is a huge issue with ebooks.

Learning Revolution Events - AltEdFilmFest - Homeschool+ - Gaming in Ed Call for Proposals - Open Letter from a Highly Creative Child

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

It is designed to socially and intellectually prepare students for high school and college. Welcome to BookVerdict Mobile where you can search, review, purchase, and share only the best in children’s books. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bookverdict-mobile-free/id891448147?ls=1&mt=8 Second Monday of each month is the Teacher Librarian Twitter Chat. Follow #TLChat on Twitter to participate. Is your library mobile friendly? Read more about eBooks here.

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Worldwide, Online, and Free - The Library 2.013 Conference Starts Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

There are eight conference strands covering a wide variety of timely topics, such as MOOCs, e-books, maker spaces, mobile services, embedded librarians, green libraries, doctoral student research, library and information center "tours," and more! Examining Mobile Apps for Library Functions - Emily Krug, Emerging Technologies and Cataloging Librarian 10:00am KEYNOTE - NEIL PAKENHAM-WALSH: Healthcare Information For All (www.hifa2015.org ) 11:00am Become a library advocate with NPSIG!

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Thanks to the GEC Sponsors Social Media Amazing List of Currently Scheduled Sessions! Dr. Lesley Farmer, Professor of Library Media Where Do The Children Play - Freda Goodman Why Baki Matters: Stories and Projects from Silk Road - Melda Yildiz, Ed.D.