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Massive "Mobile MakerSpace" Resource

Adjusting Course

The purpose of this post is to provide the information educators inquire about most often when visiting our school (in person or from afar). Finally, you can see real-time updates by checking out our school's hashtag on social media: #GWgreats. Since we didn't have the luxury of designating an extra classroom as a “MakerSpace” we opted for a mobile-cart model. We’ve prioritized this type of learning alongside our literacy and character education initiatives.

Digital Tools to Mobilize a Community to a Goal

Tech Helpful

Today, as I was looking over the scope and sequence that ISTE has put out as plausible technology integration standards to support the ISTE student standards I found myself stuck on one standard and feeling the weight of the pros and cons stacking up equally on both sides of my brain as I wrestled with this idea: "Use digital tools such as blogs, websites and social media to crowdsource, crowdfund and mobilize a community toward a goal."

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

NeverEndingSearch

You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. Claims on Social Media : Students consider the sources of a tweet and the information contained in it in order to describe what makes it both a useful and not useful source of information. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses.

The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

Philly Teacher

Social Media and Connected Learning. On Saturday morning, during the “Saved by Twitter” session, I watched complete strangers huddle in groups to discuss social media, their use of Twitter, the challenges involved in using social media and I witnessed a few people send their first tweet or use a hashtag for the first time. conference edcamp PBL reflection social media technology

7 Great NonProfits Changing the Face of Professional Learning

Tom Murray

During my time as a public school employee, I’d occasionally hear about educational organizations that were working to support schools in some capacity. 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. CUE is a nonprofit educational corporation founded in 1978 with a goal to inspire innovative learners in all disciplines from preschool through college.

8 Education Books For The Digital Age: The Connected Educator Series #CorwinCE

The Web20Classroom

My book, The Relevant Educator ships today. Below is a post (thanks to the most awesome Mark Barnes) about the entire Connected Educator Series from Corwin. Ask any of the thousands of teachers who regularly use Twitter, Pinterest, or Facebook about connected education, and you may get an earful about using digital tools as a means to connect with educators and students worldwide. Enter Corwin Press and the Connected Educators Series.

Connected Educator Month

Educator Innovator

Educator Innovator and its network of partners is leading a theme on youth agency and voice as part of this year’s Connected Educator Month , which starts next week. Beginning with a kickoff webinar on October 1 and culminating with Edcamp Online , Educator Innovator’s participation will focus on disseminating resources that highlight the critical importance of interest- and passion-driven work by young people.

Let’s Inspire Each Other During #ISTE2016 #NotAtISTE16

Teacher Reboot Camp

“I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole (education) community and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can. I have also listed some other free events I am going to try to attend that look like great opportunities to meet other passionate educators that do not require ISTE badges. Join me virtually for a free webinar broadcast at the Badge Summit, Moving with Mobile Devices at 1pm Denver/2pmCT/3pmET/8pmUK.

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

TeacherCast

In this Episode, we discuss and demonstrate our favorite Google Apps for Education Tips, Tricks, and Chrome Extensions. The TechEducator Podcast is a weekly round table discussion about current topics in educational technology. Google Apps for Education Tricks Mentioned on Todays Show. Learn How to Create a Professional email signature that links to social media accounts. Educational Podcasting Today ( [link] ). Great info for educators! Download.

5 Ways live streaming is going to change the future of education

Kitaboo on EdTech

Did you know more than 80% of internet and mobile audiences watched more live-videos in 2016 as compared to 2015, and streaming video accounts for more than two-thirds of all internet traffic and is expected to jump to 82% by 2020? So, what’s the future of education? On the contrary, live streaming will change the future of education by drastically reducing the cost. This will allow educators to tailor courses as per students’ needs. Digital Publishing Education

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

Shake Up Learning

Related: Google Workspace for Education and Other Updates You Need to Know. Education users can find the Host controls button next to the activities panel. Mobile app users are notified when the recording starts or stops, but cannot control recording.

Give Teachers Credit: They Know Learning Is Social

Edsurge

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. This approach won’t work with passionate educators who recognize that their world is changing because of technology. This is true within education as well.

Digital Equity in Rural School Districts

edWeb.net

One of the struggles in Wisconsin is digital learning days, where students with limited or no access to WIFI at home cannot access their education. Outside of the classroom, she is the lead organizer for Edcamp Suwannee and also co-moderates #FLedChat and #RuralEdChat each week on Twitter.

My Noms for the 2013 Edublog Awards

SpeechTechie

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. Some dislike the competitive aspect, but personally I value the information shared during this time of year as bloggers share posts about the resources that inspire them, and the nominees list always reveals new educators worth following. Best open PD / unconference / webinar series- Edcamp !

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Please mark your calendars for November 18 - 22 for the fourth annual Global Education Conference ( [link] ). 3, and Connected Educator Month in October--how are we still standing?!), The Global Education Conference is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. Where does this type of problem solving fit in in the current education landscape? partnership in education.

13 Tips to Organize Your Google Drive

Shake Up Learning

Kim Christman is a new Level 2 Google Certified Educator! Please note, these tips refer to the desktop version of Google Drive, but most tips will work similarly on mobile.). 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. The post 13 Tips to Organize Your Google Drive appeared first on Shake Up Learning.

2012 Edublog Award Nominations

SpeechTechie

Each year I enjoy the Edublog Awards season, which is ostensibly a competition but really a reminder of the importance of social media in education. In the past few years, quite a few of the SLPs participating in social media have represented in this event, as you can see in last year''s ASHAsphere post. I''d encourage SLPs who blog to nominate others; visibility and awareness of the work that SLPs do in education is very valuable.

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Literacy in the Digital Age: 9 Great Speaking & Listening Tools

Educator Innovator

Editor’s Note: Teaching Channel has partnered with Student Achievement Partners on a blog series about digital literacy tools and their effective use by educators. We would argue our students read and write more now than they ever have before—between texting, social media, gaming, and everything else they do in their digitally fueled, online lives. With this tool, students can download their recording, link to a QR code, or share via email and social networks.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. National) Education Politics. ” The Department of Education plans to shutter its cafeteria , once known by the lovely name of EDibles. Marcus to serve as Assistant Secretary of Education for Civil Rights. State and Local) Education Politics.