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Whose Land? Understanding Indigenous Peoples Through Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. In 2008, he was named by Contribute Magazine as one of 10 Tech Revolutionaries Redefining the Power and Face of Philanthropy.

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The Best Twitter Chat For Teachers In 2015

TeachThought - Learn better.

The Best Twitter Chat For Teachers In 2015. If there was ever a doubt that education twitter chats were kind of a big deal, this television guide-style document should set things straight. The first part is about identifying the best twitter chats for teachers in 2015. edtech.

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Richard Byrne’s Most Exciting Edtech Tools

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Richard Byrne on Episode #57 of the 10-minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Richard Byrne @rmbyrne discusses the edtech tools he’s most excited about today. Twitter handle: @rmbyrne.

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A Bored Student Hacked His School’s Systems. Will the Edtech Industry Pay Attention?

Edsurge

Specifically, he tried to get into some of the learning and student management systems built by Blackboard and Follett, which are two of the most widely used edtech systems in the country. Wired Magazine, which is where we first heard about the story , reached out to both companies.

Here’s a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at what educators are clicking on like crazy

The CoolCatTeacher

Click the tweet buttons and share helpful things on your Twitter feed. (It I will also explain how to calculate these statistics on your Twitter feed. These reflections and social media tips will help bloggers covering ISTE. Try different versions of the title on Twitter.

Customize Your Experience with the EdTech Insider Program

EdTech Magazine

Customize Your Experience with the EdTech Insider Program. But there’s so much to sift through across social media, online searches and hallway ­conversations. Thank you for making EdTech a part of your workday. Twitter.

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3 Ways to Expand Your PLN This Summer

Indiana Jen

Here are a few resources to help you do just that: Build your PLN on Twitter. Twitter has become the online PLN for teachers. If you haven’t yet explored Twitter as a professional development tool, then summer is a perfect time to do that.

3 Ways to Expand Your PLN This Summer

Indiana Jen

Here are a few resources to help you do just that: Build your PLN on Twitter. Twitter has become the online PLN for teachers. If you haven’t yet explored Twitter as a professional development tool, then summer is a perfect time to do that.

Being Connected is Not the Same as Connectedness #CEM15 #edtechchat

Reading By Example

We shared a laugh about the event that we would not have known without social media. Contrast this with my first day back at school: I started the week by leafing through the latest issue of EdTech: Focus on K-12 magazine.

25 Social Networks/Media Sites for Education

Technology Tidbits

Wikipedia )" Since I last posted on Social Networks over a year ago, a number of new ones have been introduced that can be a huge benefit to education. Brainly - A fun social network where students post questions and other students from around the world post answers.

The 2018 Honor Roll: EdTech’s Must-Read K-12 IT Blogs

EdTech Magazine

The 2018 Honor Roll: EdTech’s Must-Read K-12 IT Blogs. Twitter. Ricky publishes and manages the content on BizTech magazine's website. He's a writer, technology enthusiast, social media lover and all-around digital guy. Twitter. Meghan is an associate editor with EdTech. Makerspaces and creativity are the focus of media specialist Diana Rendina’s blog, Renovated Learning. Teaching, Tech and Twitter. EdTech 4 Beginners.

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Let’s Stop Celebrating Non Racial or Cultural Diversity In Edtech

RafranzDavis.com

It’s odd to me that some view the questioning of our ceremonial norms, like non-diverse “best of” lists, “all male” or “all white” panels, as a slap in the face to those being lauded as the “go to” voices of Edtech.

7 Simple Steps for a Digital Detox

The Daring Librarian

(This is the full original version of the article I wrote for NEA Today Magazine - So, if your quote or mention doesn't make the mag or their webpage, you know it wasn't me! Social media is a constant challenge to mindfulness.

Common Sense Tech

EdTechSandyK

Ken Royal of Scholastic Administrator Magazine recently wrote a blog post which resonated with me. As much as I love the world of social media and all of the benefits it has to offer education, I, too, worry about educators who run headlong into using free web resources with K-12 students. edtech edtech leadership edtech policy K-12 edtech K-12 education social media

Sit With Us App: How Kids are Fighting Bullying One Lunch Table at a Time

The CoolCatTeacher

Natalie Hampton on episode 252 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Her “Sit with Us” apps and clubs are sweeping the US and other countries as kids use social media to find other kids and stand against bullying.

Looking for Trusted Advisers? Look No Further

Ask a Tech Teacher

Social Media: @alicekeeler, YouTube. Alice Keeler is a Google Certified Teacher, New Media Consortium K12 Ambassador, Microsoft Innovative Educator and LEC Admin & Online and Blended certified. Social Media: @cultofpedagogy, iTunes podcast.

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Using Google Apps to Support Reading and Writing in the Classroom (Recorded Webinar)

Shake Up Learning

The Social Media Secret Sauce (presentation). Kasey received a Digital Innovation in Learning Award given by EdSurge and Digital Promise, in the “Sharing is Caring,” category, and she was recognized as the #3 EdTech and E-Learning Influencer on Twitter.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 11 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 11 Edition). Tagged on: March 18, 2017 FBI arrests Twitter user who sent seizure-inducing GIF | CNET → This is terrifying: Kurt Eichenwald, a journalist who writes for Vanity Fair and Newsweek, tweeted Friday that the FBI had arrested a man suspected of purposefully sending him a GIF that triggered an epileptic seizure. Blog EdTech News News news

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Protected Tweets? 8 Messages You're Sending

The Innovative Educator

People on Twitter, or Tweeps, can find each other using a specific hashtag, or perhaps they are all fans of a celebrity or a product. You can also be added to a list of others like you, for example, I am included on lists of #EdTech bloggers.

TCEA 2019: As Ed Tech Expands, So Do Privacy Concerns

EdTech Magazine

JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Follow @EdTech_K12 on Twitter for continued TCEA 2019 coverage. Finally, leaders must be mindful of students’ digital footprint , helping them to set the right privacy settings on social media and avoid oversharing. .

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Make a Big Splash Into Learning This Summer

MSEDTechie

Dive Deep into Digital Assessments What creative measures do you use to assess students through digital media? Showing a video is no longer a sufficient way to successfully integrate digital media. EdTech Magazine created a list of Must Read Educator Blogs.

3 Keys to Transform Instruction with Chromebooks

EdTech Magazine

Rather than merely transitioning worksheet-like assignments to laptops, Avrith advises, school districts should adopt curricula that support the following goals: SIGN UP: Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! By connecting with peers through social media, kids can find a natural audience for their creations. . Twitter. He is a contributor to the CDW family of technology magazines

#ICE18: Kristin Ziemke Explores Technology’s Place in Literacy Lessons

EdTech Magazine

EdTech magazine sought out Ziemke to distill her knowledge for those who can’t attend the conference. SIGN UP : Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! EDTECH: What does it mean to be digitally literate? ZIEMKE: To keep it simple, it’s looking at all types of information presented to us in a variety of different formats: print, media, texts, graphics, video, etc. Twitter.

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Summer Summer Summertime!!!! One Tool at A Time! How can you increase your Technology Toolbox?

MSEDTechie

EdTech Magazine created a list of Must Read Educators Blogs. Check out their list (fyi- I am featured as one of the top 5 :) ) Are you on twitter ? Twitter is one the easiest and common ways to develop a strong PLN.

5 Steps to a Successful K–12 STEM Program Design

EdTech Magazine

SIGN UP : Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! Twitter. Alex writes for CDW’s Tech magazines and websites. 5 Steps to a Successful K–12 STEM Program Design. eli.zimmerman_9856. Thu, 08/09/2018 - 09:03. From inside the K-12 education bubble, it’s easy to believe that STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and STEAM (adding art to the STEM mix) initiatives are a done deal — everyone’s doing them. .

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The Unsettling Stomach Lurch of Teacher Branding

Tech Helpful

Recently eduawesome Refranz Davis shared this recent post she wrote on her thoughts of the need to be "visually appealing" as an female edtech speaker. She posted the above post on Facebook and a few of us edtech women jumped on it and ran with the idea of "branding."

The TeacherCast Ultimate Guide To Podcasting

TeacherCast

However, if you are looking to carve out a niche teaching about the most innovative ways you can use an edtech product, then maybe you should be considering using YouTube and your blog as a vehicle for promoting your content. Click Here To Share This Post With Your Twitter PLN!

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

The New York Times Magazine has a long and thoughtful piece by Sara Mosle on school reforms in the Atlanta Public Schools. Teachers are on the cover of Time Magazine , this time making a very different case than that infamous cover of Michelle Rhee holding a broom. ” Via The New York Times Magazine : “ The Second Shift : What Teachers Are Doing to Pay Their Bills.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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Happy Birthday Shake Up Learning! A Reflective Look Back and 5 Tips for New Bloggers

Shake Up Learning

But I had set up Twitter to automatically share my posts. Tip #4: Let Passion Be Your Driver I am very much an edtech geek, and enjoy learning and sharing with teachers. Always remember, blogging IS a social media platform. So get rid of your Twitter egg, and stop lurking.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Scientific American : “How the FDA Manipulates the Media.” Via Edsurge : “How Proposed Title I Changes Impact School Funding and Edtech Vendors” – “ A Win for Edtech Vendors.” tl;dr: emailing them, holding webinars, using social media. ” That’d be Glenn Reynolds , @instapundit , who also briefly had his Twitter account suspended. Presidential Campaign Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Philadelphia Magazine : “This Quaker Sex Ed Teacher Says Your Kids Need to Be Porn-Literate.” ” Via Motherboard : “ Twitter Is Banning Anyone Whose Date of Birth Says They Joined Before They Were 13.” If your marketing department thinks this is a good idea, if your media studies department thinks this is a good idea, tell them to read more. Via the Getting Smart blog : “Incubating EdTech: AT&T Announces 4th Aspire Accelerator Class.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” “We Shut Down Our Edtech Startup. Anil Dash and Gina Trapani announced they’re closing down their social media analytics product ThinkUp. That is, major social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter increasingly made it difficult for ThinkUp to work with their APIs. Who owns your data – whether it’s social media or school-related? From the MIT Media Lab’s Joi Ito : “The Fintech Bubble.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

The Huffington Post filed Twitter’s response to Ivanka Trump ’s announcement under “comedy.” ” Via EdScoop : “ USC launches edtech research center focused on underrepresented youth.” “ No State Will Measure Social-Emotional Learning Under ESSA. Google had a big media to-do this week. ” This, from Edsurge , is pretty awful: “Why Edtech Executives Are Keeping a Close Eye on Preschool Demographics.”

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Thanks to the GEC Sponsors Social Media Amazing List of Currently Scheduled Sessions! Dr. Lesley Farmer, Professor of Library Media Where Do The Children Play - Freda Goodman Why Baki Matters: Stories and Projects from Silk Road - Melda Yildiz, Ed.D.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Liberty University students have criticized their school’s president, Jerry Falwell Jr, and his media appearances supporting Trump. ” President Obama talked to Wired magazine about artificial intelligence, Mars, self-driving cars, Star Trek and more. The ruling, which referred to players as employees, found that they must be freely allowed to post on social media, discuss issues of their health and safety, and speak with the media.”