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Using Social Media to Promote Student Voice

Class Tech Integrate

Many educators who embrace the use of technology in the classroom, are still very leery of talking about social media in the classroom. The negatives of social media usage between students and teachers can be disastrous. How is this done with Social Media?

The Educational Hashtag and Twitter Chat Database

Shake Up Learning

The post The Educational Hashtag and Twitter Chat Database appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Over the last few months, I’ve been collecting information about educational hashtags and related Twitter chats to create a searchable and filterable database. ( See: Copyright Policy.

6 Do’s for Social Media so You Don’t Create a Nightmare!

WJU EdTech

I thought most teachers understood social media do’s and don’ts. While many some people feel they can post anything on social media that they want, don’t do it! Don’t use your brain and post your uncensored thoughts or pictures to social media.

6 Edtech New Year’s Resolutions

Tom Murray

With the new year now upon us, listed below are six edtech resolutions for 2016. Commit to Student Privacy and Clearly Articulate Policies to Stakeholders. Districts leading the way in this area have clear privacy policies in place, carefully review terms of service and contract language, have teachers that are educated on their responsibilities, and communicate well with families. Commit to Leveraging Social Media and Telling Your Great Story!

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Mindful Tracking Cookie Policies Improve K—12 Data Security

EdTech Magazine

Mindful Tracking Cookie Policies Improve K—12 Data Security. Current web browsing policies in K–12 schools may be allowing third parties to collect and sell student data , creating a need for schools to update and maintain safe internet use protocols. Twitter.

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. Use this checklist and infographic to make sure you’ve included the edtech essentials in your workflow this year.

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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). Twitter not your thing? EdTech News News news

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Submit Your Educational Hashtags and Chats

Shake Up Learning

The lists are very useful, especially Cybraryman’s Educational Hashtag page and Twitter Chat calendar. edchat #edtech #k12 Click To Tweet. Click on any of the icons below to connect with Kasey Bell and Shake Up Learning on social media. See: Copyright Policy.

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). Twitter not your thing? EdTech News News news

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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). state-level policies relating to open education. EdTech News News news

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How to Boost Your Teacher Brand

Shake Up Learning

Haven’t yet jumped on the social media bandwagon? However, if you want to be a top contender for a job in the edtech world, and a positive role model for your students and peers, you need to be present—and presentable. Claim your social media real estate.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 14 Edition)

Doug Levin

On twitter, I also ponder the trend of tech-savvy teachers increasingly resembling NASCAR drivers, proudly wearing digital uniforms on social media full of sponsored messages as proof of expertise: Why do some in K-12 define #edtech expertise by # of tech company certifications acquired? 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.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition)

Doug Levin

Last week, the “Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News” was on vacation, amongst the tall trees of the northwestern coast, and mostly off the grid. In addition, I’ve begun to do some cursory analyses of the data set underlying the map in an attempt to identify patterns that may be useful in responding via policy and practice. Folks on Reddit and Twitter had some interesting thoughts on the piece. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition).

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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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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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8 Secrets To Providing Amazing EdTech Customer Service | By @JeffBradbury | @SamPatue

TeacherCast

Whether you are a teacher trying to figure out how to invest your limited class resource budget, or an edtech company trying to secure your place in the market, customer service is something to look at closely. I clearly remember the first company I chatted with on Twitter. Tweet.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 10 Edition)

Doug Levin

Ever wonder how stories promoted by ‘thought leaders’ on social media get selected? Here’s what caught my eye the week of March 6, 2017 – 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 10 Edition). This reversal in policy is a bad decision for all of us." Blog EdTech News News news

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition)

Doug Levin

Last week, the “Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News” was on vacation, amongst the tall trees of the northwestern coast, and mostly off the grid. In addition, I’ve begun to do some cursory analyses of the data set underlying the map in an attempt to identify patterns that may be useful in responding via policy and practice. Folks on Reddit and Twitter had some interesting thoughts on the piece. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition).

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

Doug Levin

Educators and students are compelled to use centrally purchased tools, data systems, and popular social media platforms. 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 37 Edition). Tagged on: September 13, 2017 Foothill High School's Twitter account hacked, obscene images posted | KTNV.

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

Doug Levin

Educators and students are compelled to use centrally purchased tools, data systems, and popular social media platforms. 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 37 Edition). Tagged on: September 13, 2017 Foothill High School's Twitter account hacked, obscene images posted | KTNV.

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

Doug Levin

Otherwise, here’s what caught my eye the week of March 13, 2017 – 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 11 Edition). It is a massive innovative market with supportive government policies and strong market demand. Blog EdTech News News news

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 14 Edition)

Doug Levin

On twitter, I also ponder the trend of tech-savvy teachers increasingly resembling NASCAR drivers, proudly wearing digital uniforms on social media full of sponsored messages as proof of expertise: Why do some in K-12 define #edtech expertise by # of tech company certifications acquired? 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.

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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. 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. Department of Education, it’s important to keep up with the policies and advice doled out by the agency. Teaching, Tech and Twitter.

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Connecting Teaching, Learning, & Leadership

EdTechSandyK

Dr. Mazza showed us this video to give an idea of what connected educators can do with Twitter: Twitter in D123 from OLHD123 on Vimeo. Evolution of policies around connectivity for all. Who has a consistent seat at the policy table?

Change Agents: Tech & Learning’s Most Influential People in EdTech In 2018

techlearning

Hoth brings diverse skills, including graphic and Web design and social media marketing, to his work for this critical cause. While adults may know how to use social media, he says, they haven’t been immersed in it their whole lives.

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.

What Students Want Their Professors To Know About Edtech

Edsurge

Meaghan Markey prefers to take notes with her laptop in class, so she was surprised—and a bit frustrated—to find several of her professors at Michigan State University had “no-tech in class” policies, meaning no laptops, no smartphones. It was drawn from crowdsourcing student comments on Twitter and other social media, as well as through original research.

Common Sense Tech

EdTechSandyK

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. tags : edtech , edtech_leadership , EdTech-Professional , socialmedia Use of Twitter or Facebook by educators is one thing, but when I see articles and posts about using social media in classrooms, other than higher ed—it makes me cringe.

EdTechSandyK's Top 5 Posts of 2013

EdTechSandyK

posts on my blog from 2013 as tracked by Blogger: How to Decode a Tweet , 1/7/13 - I originally wrote this post and created the graphic for it because I needed it for a Twitter for Professional Development workshop that I was going to be co-leading the next month.

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Testing Giving You The Blues? Get Creative with EdTech Formative Assessments

MSEDTechie

20 years ago we never would have imagined that the position as a Social Media Manager would be an actual job, and just about every company or organization would need to have someone manage their social media accounts.

The 8 Edtech Questions Every Parent Should Ask Schools This Year

MSEDTechie

Edtech has created learning opportunities for kids to gain valuable experiences through a teaching style that speaks their language as digital learners. Parents are huge stakeholders, and have an extremely important voice in the edtech discussion. Or, find out whether information will be communicated through a district or school website, or through social media sites like Twitter or Facebook. What’s your policy on cyberbullying?Will

How K–12 Schools Can Use Next-Generation Content Filtering to Keep Students Safe

EdTech Magazine

Congress passed the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) in 2000, tying E-rate program discounts to a school’s internet safety policy. It might be a good time to review the policies around CIPA at a federal level ,” he says. Twitter.

The Learning Mixologist – #ISTE19 (FREE Preview) – SULS017

Shake Up Learning

34:44] – Find Holly on Instagram @HollyClarkEDU , Twitter @HollyClarkEDU , on her blog , and check out her podcast: The #InfusedClassroom Podcast. See: Copyright Policy.

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What parents should ask teachers about technology

Ask a Tech Teacher

Teach digital citizenship is easily done either through dedicated platforms like Common Sense Media and Netsmartz , or a full-blown curriculum like this one from Structured Learning. Is it established by district policy or is each teacher encouraged to pick their own? Parents edtech

How to Get Credit for Listening to Podcasts – SULS012

Shake Up Learning

Post your answers in the Shake Up Learning Community on Facebook, or on your favorite social media platform using the #ShakeUpLearning hashtag. [34:00] Carlos Garza on Twitter. Laura Cahill on Twitter. See: Copyright Policy.

Google Tips for Instructional Coaches and Tech Coaches

Shake Up Learning

If you can’t view this list on other devices because of school sharing policies, make sure to add your personal Gmail account so you can edit from either account. . As an edtech team (4 of us) we have a Team Drive that we have all GSuite files organized. See: Copyright Policy.