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

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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. Social studies teachers will adore these!

Make a Big Splash Into Learning This Summer

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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. Are you using Twitter , Voxer , Skype , Google Hangouts , or other social media tools to expand your personal learning network, or PLN?

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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. In 2008, he was named by Contribute Magazine as one of 10 Tech Revolutionaries Redefining the Power and Face of Philanthropy.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Philadelphia Magazine : “This Quaker Sex Ed Teacher Says Your Kids Need to Be Porn-Literate.” 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.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.