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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.

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.

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?

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.

Creating Change

The Principal of Change

Embodying Visionary Leadership Leading a Learning Community #GDD16 EdCamps Flipped Classrooms genius hour global day of design identity day Innovation Week/Day innovator's mindste innovators mindset Maker Spaces social media in education

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.

BYOD 30

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

#NYSCATE13 - A Conference that Knows How to Make IT Happen!

The Innovative Educator

Some nail it like EdCamps and EduCon , and others leave something to be desired. Making social media happen * Lisa Nielsen impressed by all that is going on in the social media kiosk. Coffee with a Geek Geeky Ed Tech educator Andy Wheelock @Spiffwhitfield held court at the social media kiosk where he was on hand to get a behind the scenes look at what goes on at NYSCATE. A conference that gets social media right.

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.

3 Things We Need To Remember For Every Professional Development

The Web20Classroom

Several of our divisions like Title I, Social Studies and others have taken whole days and run them like a mini conference. Social Media. I remember my first professional development as a teacher. I was fresh out of college.

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

Tech Helpful

I've been wondering who in my area is leveraging the learning ability of social media for their school practices? I've found myself wondering if the teachers in my city know about the upcoming Edcamp Gigcity and how could I make sure they know about this awesome opportunity?

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.

Why Every Conference Should Be A Connected Conference-#ASCD13

The Web20Classroom

And during the conference the Executive Director sent his first tweet and talked about the importance of educators to embrace social media to extend their learning. I''ve spent the last several days attending the 2013 ASCD Annual Conference in Chicago.

3 Ways to Instantly Grow Your Personal Learning Network

Edsurge

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. Imagine a network of leaders from every sector of education: public schools and early learning centers, colleges and universities, museums and libraries, nonprofits and corporations.

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.

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.

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.

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.

How One Teacher Let Go of Control To Focus On Student-Centered Approaches

MindShift

So after a colleague she admired and teachers she followed on social media began extolling the learning advantages of letting go of control in the classroom, Riley decided to give it a try. “I She shared her findings at a recent EdCamp gathering in New Jersey. When Kristine Riley looks back on how she used to teach her students, she sees order and control.

Learning Resolutions For 2015

The Web20Classroom

That might mean sharing all my notes from the conferences I am lucky to attend in Evernote, to mentoring new teachers who are using social media to connect. Perhaps you''ll attend a conference or Edcamp this year.

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

ISTE "Unplugged" in Denver - 10th Anniversary of the Education Unconference!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

MySpace, not Facebook, defined social networking at the time, and boy was it an uphill battle in education for those that could see the value of peer-to-peer social networks for teachers.

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.