How Educators are Using the Exclusive Social Media App Clubhouse


The new social media app Clubhouse is gaining traction across many industries as Influencers, celebrities , and marketing professionals are heading to the app to connect and collaborate. (If

Edcamp: It All Started with a Tweet

Educator Innovator

We held the first Edcamp in Philadelphia in May, 2010. We used social media to send out the word. The educators who had connected through social media now had a chance to meet face-to-face and enhance the relationships that they had already started. People tweeted about it and around the country and the world; people began to follow #edcamp! Edcamps became so powerful because they recognize and honor the expertise of teachers.


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Connecting Voices through Robotics: An EdCamp Global Event

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

We recently started talking on Twitter about how our kids could collaborate both synchronously and asynchronously, and we were looped in to a conversation about EdCamp Global. — edcamp Global (@edcampGlobal) January 23, 2016. I wish I had clued in to EdCamp Global sooner because it was an amazing opportunity. Thanks to Donna and Jenny’s enthusiastic energy, we pulled together a session on the EdCamp Global schedule to allow our students to share.

Podcasting How To’s and Tips with Jeff Bradbury and Vicki Davis

The CoolCatTeacher

It had Dan Callahan on from — at that time, he was kind of working with the EdCamp Foundation and founders, and we just did a show on, “What Is EdCamp?”. Six months later, I got an email from this random person that said, “Hey, I just wanted to let you know… We’re here at EdCamp Buffalo. The reason that we’re at EdCamp Buffalo is that I’ve heard your show, and it inspired me to create my own EdCamp.

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Voxer, Twitter, and EdCamps: How to Tackle the Harsh Realities of Finding Good Statewide PD


The Trifecta of Rural PD, Part 1: Social Chat Platforms Problem One: How do you gather a group of like-minded educators in one place in order to share ideas, when so many miles separate you? Many teachers connect this way to learn about the latest in edtech tools, educational ideas and methods in teaching, and joining my fellow Nebraskan teachers for the weekly chat gives me a comfortable hour that flies by and is full of ideas and collaboration.

What Are Your EdTech Resolutions?


What are your EdTech Resolutions for 2016? EdSurge Post/List of 2016 EdTech Conferences. Find or organize an EdCamp. Invest time in social media. Share lessons, images of students engaged in activities to social media. What are your EdTech Resolutions for 2016? Download. Listen in a New Window. iTunes. Stitcher. SoundCloud. Leave a Review. Clammr It. Subscribe via RSS Subscribe on Android Follow @TeacherCast. Leave a VoiceMail.

7 Great NonProfits Changing the Face of Professional Learning

Tom Murray

As mentioned in my previous post 16 Great NonProfits Working to Support EdTech in Schools , prior to my role as the Director of Innovation for Future Ready Schools, I spent 14 years in a public school in Pennsylvania as an elementary and middle school teacher, middle school and elementary principal, and district level technology director. When I got connected on social media, my lens was expanded and I became aware of more organizations, as well as their supporting tools and resources.

The Rise of Online Professional Development!

That''s why I help plan Edcamp Honolulu! 8-9) Connected Educator Month (October) TeacherCast broadcasts by +Jeffrey Bradbury Check out all the Twitter chats on EdTech Mixed Plate LIVE Hangout (shameless plug) Google Rocks! Hawaii LIVE Hangouts by +Linda Lindsay Any Social Network (Twitter, Google+, Facebook) If you know of any other opportunities, please add them in the comments! Conference Edcamp hangouts online PD Social Media technology Virtual

8 Secrets To Providing Amazing EdTech Customer Service that Directly Affects Students and Classrooms

My Paperless Classroom

Whether you are a teacher trying to figure out how to invest your limited class resource budget, or an edtech company trying to secure your place in the market, customer service is something to look at closely. They solved my problem and I was a lifetime user and spokes teacher for all the great tools Techsmith makes to help teachers create media. Are they in the social media space I am already in? Look for Edcamps and offer support.

Connecting Teaching, Learning, & Leadership


You have taken control of your own learning You have made the decision to be a public learner, swimming through social media waters using tools like Twitter, Google+, Linked In, blogs, etc. How much time does edtech leadership spend gaining perspective? But they do not send out student names on social media. They do get parent permission to share student photos and work on media and are strict to respect what parents want.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Google Meet – SULS0110

Shake Up Learning

Pam also loves to create resources to share with educators through her website , Twitter, as community manager of the Shake Up Learning Facebook Group and other social media platforms. She has presented at FETC, the EdTechTeam Low Country Summit, and EdCamps.

#PottyPD: How to Make the Most of a Captive Audience (FREE TEMPLATE) – SULS043

Shake Up Learning

” Post your answer to your favorite social media platform using the hashtag #ShakeUpLearning, or share it in the Shake Up Learning Community on Facebook ! She has presented at FETC, the EdTechTeam Low Country Summit, and EdCamps.

Google Challenges for Teachers! (FREE Template by Pam Hubler)

Shake Up Learning

Pam also loves to create resources to share with educators through her website , Twitter, as community manager of the Shake Up Learning Facebook Group and other social media platforms. She has presented at FETC, the EdTechTeam Low Country Summit, and EdCamps.

Let’s Inspire Each Other During #ISTE2016 #NotAtISTE16

Teacher Reboot Camp

Lisa Dabbs, Tanya Avrith, and Erin Klein will be presenting about edtech tools, social media in education, #NTChat, and connected classrooms. Join me Tuesday night, June 28th for fun at Edtech Karaoke. I will also be attending meetups hosted by EduBuncee , Edcamp , Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access , Edutopia , Personalized Learning Educators , SpeakUp , Chrome Warrior , and Amazon Education.

10 Things to Make This Year More Than

Kyle Pace

Make this year more than using social media to post homework. Make this year more than just talking about going to an edcamp. Connected Educator EdTech Education LeadershipSchool has either just started or is getting ready to. What goals have you set for yourself this year? What do you want to “make this year more than” for 2015-2016? I thought of a few that came to mind.

Give Teachers Credit: They Know Learning Is Social


The enthusiasm shared by educators who understand that social media will forever impact their lives and practice is very reminiscent of the vibe expressed by dot-commers two decades ago during the first wave of the Internet boom—this is a very good thing. The parallels between the early days of the world wide web and today’s edtech scene are surreal. There is a lot of noise in edtech today, mostly coming from technology and consumer marketing-oriented companies.

How to Choose a Digital Assessment Strategy – SULS010

Shake Up Learning

shakeuplearning #edtech. Post your answers in the Shake Up Learning Community on Facebook, or on your favorite social media platform with the #ShakeUpLearning hashtag. Edcamp. Blended Learning Choice Boards edtech educational technology episodes Failing Forward For Tech Coaches Google Instructional Technology Language Arts Middle School on-air coaching podcast Professional Development Shake Up Learning Show Podcast shake up learning show

Google Success Story: Pam Hubler, Google Certified Trainer

Shake Up Learning

You may recognize Pam, as she is very active on social media and serves as one of the community managers of the Shake Up Learning Facebook Group. Pam also loves to create resources to share with educators through her website , Twitter, as community manager of the Shake Up Learning Facebook Group and other social media platforms. She has presented at FETC, the EdTechTeam Low Country Summit, and EdCamps.

Make a Big Splash Into Learning This Summer


Dive Deep into Digital Assessments What creative measures do you use to assess students through digital media? Showing a video is no longer a sufficient way to successfully integrate digital media. EdTech Magazine created a list of Must Read Educator Blogs. How do you measure how effectively you have been integrating edtech tools into the classroom? Social media allows you to create your own learning opportunities, anywhere, and anytime.

13 Tips to Organize Your Google Drive

Shake Up Learning

Another way to help organize your files and folders is to use hashtags as we use on social media. I have used hashtags for event files that have hashtags, like #edcamp. Post your answer to your favorite social media platform using the hashtag #ShakeUpLearning, or share it in the Shake Up Learning Community on Facebook ! The post 13 Tips to Organize Your Google Drive appeared first on Shake Up Learning.

How to DIY Your Distance Learning PD

Graphite Blog

A PLN isn't just composed of people you interact with online, but online communities and social media platforms allow for an infinite number of possibilities and combinations depending on your interests.

My Noms for the 2013 Edublog Awards


The Edublog awards are an effort to "promote and demonstrate the educational value of social media," particularly as some school districts block blogs and Twitter. It''s also great to recognize the efforts of those who participate in social media as a labor of love, looking to share resources and experiences for no other reason than to help other educators and students. Best open PD / unconference / webinar series- Edcamp ! It''s Edublog awards time!

Being Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

Kyle Pace

Go to an edcamp, go to a conference, go to your local Google Educator Group meetup, or use social media to put together your own! Education Leadership ProfessionalDevelopment edtech education leadership professionaldevelopmentEveryone is in “get ready for another year” mode, or maybe you’ve already started the new school year.

Blog Awareness Month: Support SLPs Shortlisted in 2011 Edublog Awards!


Though I was a little bummed a few deserving nominees didn''t make it in, it was excellent that the event actually acknowledged SLPs as a standout and active group in the effort that defines the whole purpose of the awards- to acknowledge educators who are sharing through social media and help educators find and follow this content. right? :-) I''m really honored to be nominated in the Best EdTech/Resource Sharing Blog Category.

3 Ways to Instantly Grow Your Personal Learning Network


Try finding an established meetup with BrewCUE , CoffeeCUE , or EdCamp , or even create one in your own area. The Ultimate Networking Tool: Social Media. When it comes to forming a PLN in the 21st century, social media is a must. Justin McKean Justin McKean ( @JMcKeanK12 ) is an EdTech leader and co-host of the Perspectives in Education podcast.

What if Chattanooga's Connected Educators Were Even More Connected?

Tech Helpful

I had 17 unique educators notice the tweets and respond- three of them were superintendent level educators, a few were edtech edus, at least three were principals or assistant principals and the majority seem to be classroom teachers but I do not know for sure. I've been wondering who in my area is leveraging the learning ability of social media for their school practices? At Edcamp Gigcity last spring there was a session about citywide collaboration.

Campus Leaders: Developing Teacher Tech Leaders

The following is an excerpt from my book, The Missing Voices in Edtech: Bringing Diversity into Edtech. It is the chapter on teacher voice in edtech decisions where I describe ways that campus leaders can help teachers grow as digital leaders. What I love most about “edcamps” is that they are 100% driven by the collective knowledge of the group.

Google Apps for Education Tips, Tricks, and our Favorite Chrome Extensions | #TechEducator 101


Learn How to Create a Professional email signature that links to social media accounts. Information from A to Z on EdTech and teaching, it should you your go-to resource. Great February 15, 2015 by Fourth adventure from Canada Fantastic, excellent, Thank you Great edtech podcast February 15, 2015 by Corkforsam2012 from Ireland 10/10 Great site for help February 15, 2015 by Kellyam1 from United States Site is really good quick place to find help for teachers. Download.

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

Tech Helpful

Educators: Create experiences for learners to make positive, socially responsible contributions and exhibit empathetic behavior online that build relationships and community. Establish a learning culture that promotes curiosity and critical examination of online resources and fosters digital literacy and media fluency. The explanations below are ways I model being an empowered professional digital citizen as an educator: Make positive, socially responsible contributions.

How to Grow Your Edu-Family Tree

Graphite Blog

To cement your bond, attend a local conference together or an Edcamp. People often start by lurking on social media. Hashtags are also how you connect with people in edtech chats. Going to a conference is like attending a family reunion. It's a chance for me to connect with my edu-family, the global network of teachers I am connected to online.

My Journey Towards Innovation- A Google Certified Innovator Story


by the way, nothing is mandatory at Google) Learning is social: It happens as people interact with and teach each other. They just kept coming… We had sparks (inspirational talks), then sprints (speed work time), hypercamps (an edcamp 1st cousin), then reflections, dance battles, and magic tricks.we “Life's a journey with problems to solve, lessons to learn, but most of all, experiences to enjoy.”

My Edublog Awards Nominations for 2011


The Edublog Awards were started about 7 years ago to counteract the trend of blocking social media in school districts and celebrate the educational power of these resources. Obviously social media has been transformative for me and my practice and I wanted to participate for that reason again this year. Best open PD/unconference/webinar series- I went to my first unconference this year at EdCamp Boston and it was one of the best PD experiences I have ever had.

Google Tips for Instructional Coaches and Tech Coaches

Shake Up Learning

As an edtech team (4 of us) we have a Team Drive that we have all GSuite files organized. Pam also loves to create resources to share with educators through her website , Twitter, as community manager of the Shake Up Learning Facebook Group and other social media platforms. She has presented at FETC, the EdTechTeam Low Country Summit, and EdCamps.

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Karen has presented at conferences around the country about teaching students to navigate social media and working with teachers to develop digital projects that embrace new media literacies. Karen earned her BA in Mathematics from Bryn Mawr College and her MA in Instructional Technology and New Media from Teachers College, Columbia University. It breaks down all physical and social barriers. And we also organized India''s first edcamp, EdcampMumbai.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

If your marketing department thinks this is a good idea, if your media studies department thinks this is a good idea, tell them to read more. ” Via The New York Times : “ Edcamps : The ‘Unconferences,’ Where Teachers Teach Themselves.” Via the Getting Smart blog : “Incubating EdTech: AT&T Announces 4th Aspire Accelerator Class.” See also, from the press release : “ ETS and LearnLaunch to Fund Edtech Startups.”