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Class Tech Tips: 10 Tips for Using Social Media to Tell Your School’s Story

techlearning

From Instagram to Twitter, social media has a powerful way of connecting users from around the world. But how can you start using social media platforms to tell your school’s story in local and global ways? Social Media edtech News TL Advisor Blog

Whose Land? Understanding Indigenous Peoples Through Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

In the past, he turned his interest in technology into several successful online companies, including MyDesktop.com, which sold to Internet.com in 1999. He is an Adjunct Professor for Long Island University’s Master of Education (M.Ed) in Education Technology.

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The Human EdTech for Diversity

EdNews Daily

Technology dominates the education landscape discussion. To teach when surrounded by technological innovation, it is more necessary than ever to understand what life is doing in order to enhance it to survive among machines and even compete with machines. By LeiLani Cauthen.

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Richard Byrne’s Most Exciting Edtech Tools

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Richard Byrne @rmbyrne discusses the edtech tools he’s most excited about today. Richard Byrne is a former high school social studies teacher best known for developing the award-winning blog Free Technology for Teachers.

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What Would Abe Lincoln’s Social Media Campaign Look Like? A New Classroom Use For Twitter and Facebook

Edsurge

During the 2008 presidential election, Barack Obama and his team pioneered the use of social media as a powerful campaign tool. It’s easy to forget, given how commonplace the use of social media is today, that back in 2008. But Obama’s use of mobile devices and social media changed political campaigns forever. Now, imagine what earlier campaigns might have looked like if social media tools had been available.

36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

She also has a Technology Jump Start Course with 8 modules to help get you comfortable with technology in the classroom.) As I was reading The Teacher’s Guide to Tech last week, I realized that it had been a while since I’d shared my own favorite edtech tools.

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Speaker at the Global EdTech Summit 2017

EdTech4Beginners

I am very happy to have been asked to present at the Global EdTech Summit 2017. I have no doubt that it will be an excellent event – topics include: Digital Transformation In Higher Education. Tech for Kids: Blending Pedagogy and Technology. Technology Funding for Schools.

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Edtech and Social Emotional Learning #sel

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Dr. Michelle Zimmerman @mrzphd talks about social emotional learning and education technology. FutureFit aligns social emotional learning and character education with your traditional subjects of math, language arts, sciences and more for grades K-12.

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10 Edtech Tools to Try in 2018

EdTech4Beginners

The EdTech industry continues to grow with new products. These edtech products are available to educators and school administrators. Here’s a complete list of must-try Edtech Resources and Technology Tools for Teachers: BOOK CREATOR. This app is perfect for social studies and history teachers. It is an online collection of primary sources, news artifacts, and lessons that help teachers teach media literacy, civics, and all aspects of the First Amendment.

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6 Edtech New Year’s Resolutions

Tom Murray

With the new year now upon us, listed below are six edtech resolutions for 2016. Quite often districts find themselves buying incredible amounts of educational technology, deploying these tools throughout their district, and essentially are left asking, “ Now what? Deploying technology without a plan has left many districts with incredible 21st century learning tools – in 20th century, teacher-centric learning environments with minimized impact.

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7 EdTech Events to Attend In-Person in 2017

Gaggle Speaks

While you can stay on top of most everything going on in edtech by reading blogs, listening to podcasts and following social media, sometimes you just have to get out and see things for yourself. 7 EdTech Events to Attend In-Person in 2017 Click To Tweet.

Byte-sized Potential: Can Compassion & Citizenship Go Viral?

Teacher Reboot Camp

The number one benefit of educational technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. Often, you needed to be part of a certain social class, ethnicity, and profession. Part of the category, Byte-sized Potential.

Edtech’s Blurred Lines Between Security, Surveillance and Privacy

Edsurge

And a few have started adding facial recognition technology to security cameras. Yet as schools adopt technologies that can collect and monitor data in unprecedented ways, questions have emerged over how far surveillance should go—and whether educators, parents and students are aware of the implications and possible consequences. Such a system raises concerns and questions for Doug Levin, founder of EdTech Strategies. Social-Emotional Learning: The New Surveillance?

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10 Edtech people to watch in 2018 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Neo LMS

Thanks to — or because of — technology change happens at a faster rate than ever before, and education makes no exception. Edtech is always changing. Edtech trends come and go. Top 10 edtech people to watch in 2018. You know the saying “The only constant is change”.

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5 Steps to Creating a Technology Internship Program

EdTech Magazine

5 Steps to Creating a Technology Internship Program. She has been in our technology internship program (TSI) throughout her high school career. MORE FROM EDTECH: Check out the do's and don'ts of project-based learning in K–12. My social skills have excelled.

Parental Control Quick Guide: Keeping Your Kids Safe Online

Securly

A request for personal details, cheap ticket offers to a sporting event, or suggestion to meet “in person” ? Social Media Safety. Marketing cloud-based web filtering EdTech Update online student safety parental controls safe social media safesearch youtube safety mode

Parents as #Edtech Partners

Kyle Pace

A partnership with parents is critical to all success in our schools and classrooms; technology or not. There’s always a barrage of initiatives and events; academic, extracurricular, athletic, or otherwise. This is all called being proactive instead of reactive about #edtech.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 35 Edition)

Doug Levin

Two news stories this week have turned my attention (again) to the issue of conflict of interest in education, technology, and public policy. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 35 Edition). EdTech News News news

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Teachable Moments: Reaching Students Through Technology

Edsurge

It’s easy to think of the ways that technology can make humans feel alienated or alone: less in-person interaction, or feelings of FOMO—that’s the Fear of Missing Out—from social media. Technology is constantly changing. Education Technology EdSurge Podcast

Announcing IMMERSION: the most hands-on, info-packed event we’ve ever created for companies

Edsurge

On April 15, EdSurge is hosting a one-day clinic on building your edtech business, EdSurge IMMERSION. This will be the most hands-on, info-packed session we’ve ever created for edtech entrepreneurs--and we hope you’ll consider joining us. Here’s the plan: MORNING: We’ll kick off with a panel of school leaders who will share what they are looking for in edtech products and relationships; how they’re managing procurement; and what entrepreneurs should never ever say.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 35 Edition)

Doug Levin

Two news stories this week have turned my attention (again) to the issue of conflict of interest in education, technology, and public policy. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 35 Edition). EdTech News News news

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ISTE 2017 Schedule #iste17

The CoolCatTeacher

If you can get to only one event, this is the one you’ll want to see! 12:30 – 1:20 Edtech Insight Session: Teacher Hacks – Pitch Fest Pavilion 2142 – We’ll work to share more than 30 Teacher hacks and ideas for all age groups. Hope to see you there!

5 Ways to Find Edtech Candidates Who Aren’t Looking

Edsurge

Where do you fit in the edtech landscape? EdSurge’s jobs fairs offer unparalleled access to a unique pool of candidates who have both the educational experience and technology skills your organization needs. Encourage them to share their opinions publicly—through testimonials, interviews, product reviews, social media posts, surveys—and invite others to join the conversation. Now, he hopes to turn this into a monthly event.

Digital Ways to Appreciate Super Dads! 30+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Not only do students learn how to edit and design with technology; more importantly, they also experience the joy of using technology to uplift others. Father’s Day is approaching.

Class Tech Tips: How To Skype with an Expert in Your Classroom

techlearning

Class Tech Tips: 10 Tips for Using Social Media to Tell Your School’s Story ] Skype with an Expert In my book Tasks Before Apps: Designing Rigorous Learning for a Tech-Rich Classroom , I talk about the power of virtual reality to spark questions.

16 Great NonProfits Working to Support EdTech in Schools

Tom Murray

Prior to my role as the Director of Innovation for Future Ready Schools ® , I spent 14 years in a public school in Pennsylvania as an elementary and middle school teacher, middle school and elementary principal, and district level technology director. When I got connected on social media, my lens grew and I became aware of more organizations, as well as some of their supporting tools and resources. Technology Leadership.

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Student Leadership via EdTech Playgrounds

EdTechTeam

What do you get when you recruit students who share a love for technology and you provide a space where individuals can play? An EdTech Playground. EdTech Playgrounds provide opportunities for collaboration, communication, creativity, and critical thinking.

Hiring? The Secret to Finding Hidden Edtech Talent

Edsurge

We decided to sit down with the EdSurge Job’s team to talk specifically about how to locate “hidden” edtech talent. Of course, this need not always be a formal process; hosting social events like happy hours is a convenient way to get to know your “extended family” in a low-stakes setting. edtech peers - Friends and acquaintance working in edtech, especially for companies similar to yours, can also be a great resource.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 36 Edition)

Doug Levin

Otherwise, here’s what caught my eye this past week – news, tools, and reports about education, public policy, technology, and innovation – including a little bit about why. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 36 Edition). Wyoming Ends Program Supporting Migrant Students | Wyoming Public Media Statewide Network → Farmworker families often have to move from state to state to find work, and that makes school challenging for their kids.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 36 Edition)

Doug Levin

Otherwise, here’s what caught my eye this past week – news, tools, and reports about education, public policy, technology, and innovation – including a little bit about why. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 36 Edition). Wyoming Ends Program Supporting Migrant Students | Wyoming Public Media Statewide Network → Farmworker families often have to move from state to state to find work, and that makes school challenging for their kids.

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Building Parent Engagement: Tell Your School’s Story

A Principal's Reflections

Image credit: [link] Today’s world is complicated - especially as technology continues to disrupt the different fields we have grown so used to living in. We can’t ignore that social media has completely transformed the way in which we receive and understand current events. Digital Leadership , by Eric Sheninger- New book for every edleader wondering how to use social media to engage, inform and inspire.

The Kids are Alright: The Internet is NOT Destroying a Generation

Indiana Jen

While new technologies and connectivity may be changing the way the world engages, it is not destroying this generation. However, new devices are not really any different than technologies of past when it came to fears of corrupting youth.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 37 Edition)

Doug Levin

Indeed, it is not hard to find examples in current events that substantiate this view (e.g., And whether you are personally concerned about issues of privacy (perhaps because you believe you have nothing to hide ), you should be concerned about the ability of even the most sophisticated technology company to keep the data collected about you secure. Educators and students are compelled to use centrally purchased tools, data systems, and popular social media platforms.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 37 Edition)

Doug Levin

Indeed, it is not hard to find examples in current events that substantiate this view (e.g., And whether you are personally concerned about issues of privacy (perhaps because you believe you have nothing to hide ), you should be concerned about the ability of even the most sophisticated technology company to keep the data collected about you secure. Educators and students are compelled to use centrally purchased tools, data systems, and popular social media platforms.

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Ideas for Promoting Digital Diversity

Teacher Reboot Camp

For the next week, I will be participating in many events to support gender and cultural diversity in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. Below find a list of these events and ideas for promoting digital diversity. Upcoming Events.

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