Using Facebook ‘Live’ In The Classroom Is A New, Exciting Learning Tool.

EdTech4Beginners

Facebook Live allows you to stream live video to a Facebook Page or Group. You must use a mobile device (Android or Apple) and the Facebook App needs to be installed. Anyone can type words into Facebook Search and find Live Videos. Have a go at using Facebook Live.

Using Facebook ‘Live’ In The Classroom Is A New, Exciting Learning Tool.

EdTech4Beginners

Facebook Live allows you to stream live video to a Facebook Page or Group. You must use a mobile device (Android or Apple) and the Facebook App needs to be installed. Anyone can type words into Facebook Search and find Live Videos. Have a go at using Facebook Live.

Richard Byrne’s Most Exciting Edtech Tools

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Richard Byrne @rmbyrne discusses the edtech tools he’s most excited about today. Facebook Live. 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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Join the Shake Up Learning Facebook Group!

Shake Up Learning

The post Join the Shake Up Learning Facebook Group! Join our Facebook Group! I just joined the Shake Up Learning Facebook Group! SUL #edtech Click To Tweet. The post Join the Shake Up Learning Facebook Group! appeared first on Shake Up Learning.

Guest post: 15 EdTech Resources to Use in Classroom

EdTech4Beginners

If you don’t use educational technology, you’re not a cool teacher. They are growing up with all kinds of tech tools by their side, and they are thrilled to see technology involved in the educational process. It’s easy to connect with other educators through Facebook or LinkedIn. There are plenty of EdTech resources to explore, and you couldn’t test them all even if you tried. Hopefully, this list of 15 EdTech resources inspired you to make your classroom more fun!

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Your Facebook Privacy is YOUR Responsibility, Not Your Friends'.

EdTechSandyK

Unfortunately, we can not change this setting by ourselves because Facebook has configured it this way. Scroll below for some links that will tell you more about your Facebook privacy.) Don''t you want your Facebook friends to see these things? Because technology always changes.

‘Dear Mr. Zuckerberg’: Students Take Summit Learning Protests Directly to Facebook Chief

Edsurge

On Thursday, hoping to send a stronger message, they took it all the way to the top, with a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. This program grew out of Summit Public Schools, a network of 11 charter schools based in California and Washington, and soon caught the eye of Facebook, which lent engineers to help build the software. Below is the full text of the email the students sent to Facebook’s chief executive. Education Technology Student Voice Community

What Technology Does What: An #edtech Chart For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

What Technology Does What: The Ultimate #edtech Chart For Teachers. This is what we hope will be an ongoing collection of the most effective ways to use technology in the classroom. …Perform basic technology functions (e.g. Learning Technology #edtech technology

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An Innovative Educator’s Guide to Facebook Privacy Settings

techlearning

Like it or not, at this point in time Facebook is the winner when it comes to social learning communities. Social places like facebook are for real people with real names. edtech Social Media TL Advisor Blog News

Edtech Industry Magnate Michael Moe Makes a Pivot

Edsurge

Over the past decade, Michael Moe and his business partner, Deborah Quazzo, have been central players in building the education technology economy. Together they have run the ASU GSV Summit , the annual must-go-to event for business leaders and investors in edtech.

Google, Facebook, Amazon Among Tech Titans Committing $300 Million to K-12 Computer Science

Edsurge

A gaggle of technology companies joined Ivanka Trump in Detroit this morning to commit more than $300 million to K-12 computer science education programs. Facebook: $50 million. Spokepeople from Amazon and Facebook did not offer details about how their dollars would be spent. I think ensuring and keeping nonprofits accountable on creating a space where our kids are the new creators, designers.that’s where you’ll see the new technology coming from in the future.”

11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School

The CoolCatTeacher

Simple Updates to Your Classroom Procedures and Workflow sponsored by EdTech Software From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Technologies can transform; even simple technologies can make a significant impact. Set EdTech Class Procedures.

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Facebook Donates $15M to Code.org to Diversify Computer Science Education

Edsurge

Looking to diversify its portfolio of charities and its workforce at the same time, Facebook has pledged $15 million over the next five years to Code.org , a nonprofit working to expand the availability of computer science (CS) education. While Partovi wouldn’t clarify if this donation was the largest Code.org had ever received, he did say that it “puts Facebook into a small circle of our largest donors.” Education Technology Nonprofits Edtech Business

Students Size Up Edtech’s Dark Side

Edsurge

This semester I’m teaching a graduate seminar on education and technology for Georgetown University. When students in my graduate seminar on education technology were given the chance to select a topic for a class session, they wanted to devote time to the digital world’s dark side.

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We were hit by Hurricane Michael: What You Need to Know About Tech When You Have No Technology

The CoolCatTeacher

With no cellular service AT ALL in Camilla – sometimes we can receive incoming phone calls but Facebook and Twitter are both inaccessible. All Grades Disaster Preparedness Edtech Tool Tuesday Education Financial Literacy and Life Skills How to Guides.

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How I Used Technology In A ‘Healthy Bodies’ Science Lesson

EdTech4Beginners

This term, my class’s science topic is ‘healthy bodies’ Last week we went live on Facebook whilst doing a heart dissection. Tagged: edtech , education , healthy bodies , physical education , science lesson , teaching , tech , technology.

More Popular Than Gmail, Facebook and Instagram: The Education App That Hit #1 on the iOS Chart

Edsurge

Education Technology Startups Edtech BusinessGmail. Instagram. YouTube. Chances are you’ve opened up one of those apps today on your phone (and perhaps spent more time on them than you might like to admit). But earlier this week, one educational app reigned over all in the endless galaxy of apps.

Musings on Leadership, Change, and #EdTech

A Principal's Reflections

As I am driving my SUV and family guinea pig from Staten Island, NY to Texas (more to come on this later) I took the opportunity, when my father was at the wheel, to peruse my professional Facebook page. Technology will not revolutionize education.

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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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What parents should ask teachers about technology

Ask a Tech Teacher

Technology in education’ has become the buzz phrase for cutting edge classes that are plugged into the latest education trends. How knowledgeable are teachers about technology? If my student struggles with a technology skill, where can s/he go for help?

Year in Review: Our Top Edtech Business Stories of 2018

Edsurge

And we’re filing stories that capture the essence of the edtech industry in 2018. But the edtech industry has hit some bumps along the way, wrestling with collateral concerns from the public spotlight over data privacy and security. A Clever Way to Measure How Students Actually Use Edtech (and Whether It Works). More Popular Than Gmail, Facebook and Instagram: The Education App That Hit #1 on the iOS Chart. Education Technology Market Trends Edtech Business

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Guest Blog Post – Technology and it’s role in encouraging procrastination.

EdTech4Beginners

For example, Anti-Social blocks you from your Facebook when you want to get work done and some people might really find that useful. By Gavin Ferdinand Tagged: edtech , education , infographic , procrastination , technology. Procrastination is something we all battle with.

What Are Your EdTech Resolutions?

TeacherCast

What are your EdTech Resolutions for 2016? The TechEducator Podcast is a weekly round table discussion about current topics in educational technology. Setting Technology Goals for 2016. EdSurge Post/List of 2016 EdTech Conferences. Facebook. Download.

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Facebook and Fake News: Esther Wojcicki On Teaching Digital Journalism in High School

Edsurge

For the mainstream media, technology has been both a friend and an enemy. Esther has been teaching for more than 30 years and was an early adopter of edtech in her classroom. This week I'll talk with Esther about the state of high school journalism, how technology is changing the game for journalists in the field and the classroom, and all the things that she's doing with her multi-million dollar media center in Palo Alto. Education Technology EdSurge Podcast Community

10 Technology Skills Every Educator Should Have

Educational Technology Guy

Overall, educators need to understand some basics about technology and that it is not a be-all-end-all solution to everything in a classroom. Technology can help teachers differentiate and provide new experiences for their students.

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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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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The Uphill Battles Facing Asia’s Education Technology Startups

Edsurge

In technology, Sony and Nintendo are among the most internationally recognized brands. But when it comes to the education technology industry, few people outside the country can name Japanese companies off the top of their heads. And for Norihisa Wada, an education investor who treks the globe in search of promising edtech startups, that lack of exposure is one of the biggest challenges currently facing the Japan’s education technology industry.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 33 Edition)

Doug Levin

(Mostly) back from my August hiatus, I’m pleased to offer up the next edition of A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 33 Edition). Tagged on: August 18, 2017 Is classroom technology good for learning or wasting time?

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A Framework for Meaningful Technology Integration – SULS003

Shake Up Learning

The post A Framework for Meaningful Technology Integration – SULS003 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Ready to learn how to meaningfully and practically integrate technology into your classroom?! Going beyond the tools is so important in meaningful technology integration.

EdSurge’s First International Education Technology Events Calendar

Edsurge

Twice per year, EdSurge creates a calendar of K-12 and higher education technology events in the U.S. That’s why in 2019, we’re offering something new: an additional events calendar dedicated to edtech events happening outside the U.S. EdSurge primarily covers education and technology in the U.S., EdSurge also offers its own annual edtech conference, Fusion , and our one-day entrepreneur workshop, Immersion. edtech events? Education Technology Events

Education Looks Eastward: Snapshots from Beijing's Global Education Technology Summit

Edsurge

To try to better understand this dynamic and fast-changing environment, thousands of entrepreneurs and education leaders from 34 countries gathered here this week for the Global Education Technology Summit. China had a reputation for copying technology from Silicon Valley, but these days the country has developed its own unique technology environment—what a new book by Kai-Fu Lee, former head of Google China, calls an “alternate internet universe.”

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

Edsurge

sending out reminders and raising money on Twitter while interacting with people on Facebook was a huge deal. How might Stephen Douglas have used Facebook? How might Stephen Douglas have used Facebook? Beyond Recite and Adobe, you should also explore the different tools available at classtools.net , where Russel Tarr has created and made available a Facebook and Twitter generator that might be useful to you and your students.

US Edtech Investments Peak Again With $1.45 Billion Raised in 2018

Edsurge

There was also plenty of rain in the education technology industry, where venture capitalists and private-equity investors unleashed a deluge of cash. education technology companies raised $1.45 edtech startups in 2017. And that dip in dealflow has been happening in recent years: Investors are pouring more money into the edtech industry, but across fewer companies. For edtech companies able to show consistent growth and revenue, that should be welcome news.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

Questions that have been a long time coming… Otherwise, here’s what caught my eye this 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 13 Edition).

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

Questions that have been a long time coming… Otherwise, here’s what caught my eye this 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 13 Edition).

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How to Plan for Technology Integration – SULS005

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Plan for Technology Integration – SULS005 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. 33:41] – We hear some tips on facilitation and technology. [36:41] The Shake Up Learning Community on Facebook.

Deepfakes in the Classroom

Philly Teacher

Just this past week, a video of Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg emerged on Instagram that featured a real video address with lip synced audio that refers to the power that Facebook has built using its users’ data. To be clear, this technology is here and it’s not going away.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 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 38 Edition). Technology Used to Track Players’ Steps Now Charts Their Sleep, Too | The New York Times → Wearable technology has burrowed into college football this season as never before. Edtech. EdTech News News news

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 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 38 Edition). Technology Used to Track Players’ Steps Now Charts Their Sleep, Too | The New York Times → Wearable technology has burrowed into college football this season as never before. Edtech. EdTech News News news

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