5 Ideas to Tap Social Media to Enhance PD and Student Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Nikki Robertson, ISTE Librarians Network President Elect, shares five ways to use social media to enhance professional development and improve student learning. Can social media be effective professional development?

How Connected Educators Use Social Media

MiddleWeb

Reviewer Susie Highley put what she learned in What Connected Educators Do Differently to work in organizing an edcamp and remotely attending ISTE this summer. She highly recommends the book to newly connected and veteran social media users.

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.

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.

How to Maximize the EdCamp Experience: 6 Tips! [infographic]

Shake Up Learning

How to Maximize the EdCamp Experience (Click to view full size image) 6 Tips to Maximize the EdCamp Experience There are so many wonderful reasons that I love EdCamps! Below are some tips for new and experienced EdCampers! What is EdCamp?

How to Be Awesome at #Edcamp! [FREE Poster Download!]

Shake Up Learning

How to Be Awesome at #EdCamp Poster | www.ShakeUpLearning.com | #edchat #hackpd #teaching The #EdCamp Revolution is here to stay! Have you attended an EdCamp yet? In case you haven''t been paying attention, the EdCamp movement is changing the way educators connect and learn.

How Teachers Can Learn From One Another at Unconferences, Meet-ups and Edcamps

MindShift

Meanwhile, the most enthusiastic listeners whisper to each other, or form mini-groups outside the conference walls, maybe even at a social gathering later that day. The Edcamp Foundation puts the Rule of Two Feet near the top of their list of tenets.

The Top Gun of EdTech Conference

Two Guys and Some iPads

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Virtual Mentorship for Emerging Leaders

The CoolCatTeacher

We’re in a situation now that we can jump on social media and share and grow with each other, and my goal is to be able to connect people. Innovation Social Media Wonderful Classroom Wednesday

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

NeverEndingSearch

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.

Twitter has changed everything!

Two Guys and Some iPads

When I started my education career many educators I knew feared social media like Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and others could only do harm to your career. Never did I realize the POWER of social media from a professional viewpoint.

Ways to Rev Up Your Passion for Summer PD

MiddleWeb

It's Not Easy Being Tween Summer PD #BookExpedition blogs books Cheryl Mizerny conferences EdCamp PD professional development social media summer learningEach year Cheryl Mizerny looks forward to exploring her options for summertime learning.

HOW TO EDCAMP! Notes from a workshop by Kevin Jarrett

Saving Socrates

Kevin Jarrett (@kjarrett) spoke about how to run an edcamp at #edcampsteam. https://docs.google.com/document/d/148stWNaJWyjOXQrxCdMFuuhSpx6EC4oeTK88W_FtUrE/edit It isn''t trademarked for an edcamp. Edcamp rules, has to be open to all, at school unconference. This is what an edcamp should be. You can learn about stuff at an edcamp. If you are interested in setting up an edcamp, you register the name on twitter, register gmail address edcampsteam@gmail.com, etc.

A PD Perspective

My Island View

I have always supported teachers and have a record of doing so during my very public run in social media for the last decade.

Professional Opportunities for Educators in 2014

Kleinspiration

If you''re a Michigan educator, be sure to mark your 2015 calendars for the MI Flip Conference and EdCamp Lansing. I was excited to be a part of the media and cover the event through various social media channels so that others could experience the conference who were not able to attend live.

Is Edu Connected Collaboration Just Whistling In The Wind?

My Island View

It was considered a social media application for professionals. Edcamps, One-to-One initiatives, Flipped Class, BYOD and connected collaboration were all topics discussed and vetted long before they were even recognized in the brick and mortar world of education.

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5 Ways to Participate in #ISTE17 even if you’re not there #notatiste17

The CoolCatTeacher

LIVE webinars and am an organizer for the K12 Online Conference and EdCamp Phoenix. Innovation Librarians Social Media Teachers Technology

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Creating Change

The Principal of Change

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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?”. 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

Edsurge

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? The Trifecta of Rural PD, Part 2: Edcamps Problem Two: How do you bring educators together for a day of learning that doesn’t cost any money to gather? EdCamps sessions are set the day of the EdCamp, this leads to a wide range of topics for the attendees’ professional development.

A PD Perspective

My Island View

I have always supported teachers and have a record of doing so during my very public run in social media for the last decade.

The Rise of Online Professional Development!

EdTechnocation.com

That''s why I help plan Edcamp Honolulu! 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

Is Edu Connected Collaboration Just Whistling In The Wind?

My Island View

It was considered a social media application for professionals. Edcamps, One-to-One initiatives, Flipped Class, BYOD and connected collaboration were all topics discussed and vetted long before they were even recognized in the brick and mortar world of education.

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The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

Philly Teacher

Social Media and Connected Learning. Now, it seems, many educators and school leaders realize that they have no choice but to get on board with social media, and they are exploring the tool. conference edcamp PBL reflection social media technology

Is Edu Connected Collaboration Just Whistling In The Wind?

My Island View

It was considered a social media application for professionals. Edcamps, One-to-One initiatives, Flipped Class, BYOD and connected collaboration were all topics discussed and vetted long before they were even recognized in the brick and mortar world of education.

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A PD Perspective

My Island View

I have always supported teachers and have a record of doing so during my very public run in social media for the last decade.

What is a Twitter Profile?

My Island View

Administrator Connected Educator Edcamp EdChat Education Leadership PD PLN Professional development Professionalism Reform Social Media Teched Thought leadership Thought Provoking Twitter The basic principle of Twitter is that if you follow ten people on Twitter, you will only see the tweets of those ten people. Additionally, the only people who will see your tweets will be those ten people. Of course with the advent of the hashtag that has changed.

Enhancing Professional Collaborations

techlearning

Attending conferences, EdCamps, or meetups allows you to you find (or expand) your passion and purpose while increasing your opportunity to meet professionals who share that passion. TL Advisor Blog Professional Development Pln Collaboration Social Media

7 Great NonProfits Changing the Face of Professional Learning

Tom Murray

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. EdCamp Foundation. The grassroots effort is supported by hundreds of free EdCamps organized around the world each year and is undoubtedly one of the most robust, fast moving, game changing forms of professional learning worldwide.

The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

Philly Teacher

Social Media and Connected Learning. Now, it seems, many educators and school leaders realize that they have no choice but to get on board with social media, and they are exploring the tool. technology conference social media reflection edcamp PBL

My #ISTE17 Takeaways

Tech Helpful

It's easy to get lost in the crowd if that is what you want or to be in the middle of everything learning AND social. ISTE17 applied digital skills dash and dot digital skills google pd robotics social media

Compliance does not foster innovation.

The Principal of Change

A long time friend of mine, Beth Still , had sat down in the session (although it was not necessary for her to be there as she could have easily led the session), as I shared some ideas for empowering use of social media for both teachers and students.

Connecting Teaching, Learning, & Leadership

EdTechSandyK

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. But they do not send out student names on social media.

Digital Tools to Mobilize a Community to a Goal

Tech Helpful

I've done this using social media, blogging, and various websites. Just this year after losing my dog for a week, she was returned back to us due to a bombarding of social media and websites being shared over 500 times by people I did and didn't know.

5 things you should know about Periscope for education

eSchool News

Recently, he said, there was a session on Periscope at a recent Edcamp he attended, and he decided to stream it with Periscope. “I Empowering Education with Video Engaging Stakeholders with Live Video Streaming Featured on eSchool News Social Media Top News

Effective Digital Leadership: Moving Our Schools Forward

EdTechSandyK

We need to be using social media to tell people about the positive things that are going on in our classrooms and schools! Edcamps - unconferences where there aren''t traditional keynote speakers or vendors. Royse City is hosting EdCamp Awesome in Feburary 2014.

Excellent Online Professional Development Resources for Teachers

Educational Technology Guy

Social media provides a great resource for educators, especially Twitter, to connect, share and learn with other educators. There are new forms of in-person professional development, like Edcamps , that are also a great way for educators to learn new things.

Twitter Equals Growth Mindset?

The Principal of Change

In order to create these much-needed Personalized Learning Networks educators will need to learn about social media and its culture. I used to feel the same way about Edcamp; I did not really understand the appeal of the process and thought it seemingly was a waste of time, even though so many people said the exact opposite.

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

The Web20Classroom

But if you ask teachers who have never used a social network, blog, or mobile device for learning in their classrooms to discuss connected education, you are likely to be met with blank stares, furrowed eyebrows and shrugged shoulders.

The Importance of Relationships, Voice and Digital Leadership #EdCampUSA

Shake Up Learning

Great group shot of #edcampusdoed w/ @arneduncan pic.twitter.com/oex1G4cNcg — Zac Chase (@MrChase) May 29, 2015 #EdCampUSA On Friday, May 29, I had the privilege to attend #EdCampUSA (aka EdCamp DOED) in Washington D.C. This was no ordinary EdCamp. This EdCamp was held at the U.S.

Refill Your Learning Toolbox This Summer

MSEDTechie

The connections you make through social media lead you to a wealth of knowledge that is not made possible without it. Attending conferences, edcamps, and playdates are great ways to make lifelong friends, and connections in your local community.

Today's Newsletter: Refill Your Learning Toolbox This Summer

techlearning

The connections you make through social media lead you to a wealth of knowledge that is not made possible without it. Attending conferences, edcamps , and playdates are great ways to make lifelong friends, and connections in your local community.

8 Secrets To Providing Amazing EdTech Customer Service | By @JeffBradbury | @SamPatue

TeacherCast

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 <https://twitter.com/EdcampUSA> and offer support.