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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? Connected Librarians: Tap Social Media to Enhance Professional Development and Student Learning.

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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 This combination of scheduled sessions and impromptu rooms give the feel of a structured conference with an Edcamp component.


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My Journey to Becoming a Distance Learning Teacher-Leader

Digital Promise

Manus shares how these Edcamps supported her practice and work with other educators, and we look forward to the launch of our next Edcamp: Powerful Learning at Home session on November 21. . I sat at home, anxious and pensive, and found refuge in the outdoors, household projects, and, of course, social media.

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Coming Soon: Edcamps, Brought to You by the Letters PBS


The do-it-yourself conference is coming to your local public broadcaster, as part of a new venture between the Edcamp Foundation and PBS Education. Between now and May, 10 local PBS affiliates will host a series of specially branded events, called PBS Edcamps, aimed at educators and caregivers of students in Pre-K through third grade.

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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 2: Edcamps Problem Two: How do you bring educators together for a day of learning that doesn’t cost any money to gather? Potential Solution: While collaborations and connections are formed on Twitter chats, the local EdCamp (essentially a free “unconference”) takes us into Step Two, strengthening these bonds.

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The Professional Learning Sweet Spot

A Principal's Reflections

Through the use of social media, I realized that I didn’t really need to be “developed.” I think the same can be said when it comes to the learners we serve. In March of 2009, I began to use Twitter, and it was at this time that I began to create a Personal Learning Network (PLN).

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

The Web20Classroom

): Two of the profession''s most connected educators explain how to effectively use social media to build a professional learning network. The Edcamp Model: Powering Up Professional Learning , by The Edcamp Foundation: Professional development has never been so simple than when teachers create it.

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