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Digital Learning Day: Social Media PD Best Practices #DLDay

The CoolCatTeacher

Today is Digital Learning Day. This is a day for leaders and learners to level up digital learning. For Thought Leader Thursday , social media researcher Laura Pasquini explains three defining aspects of effective social media powered professional development.In

Learning to learn: A skill set for the 21st century student

Neo LMS

The 21st century student and learning to learn. I think that schools should rephrase their purpose statement and include “learning to learn” in it. Learning doesn’t stop when we finish school.

Top 10 Tips for Using Social Media for Administrators & Other Educators

The 21st Century Principal

According to Andy Beal and Judy Strauss, authors of Radically Transparent: Monitoring and Managing Reputations Online , “Shifting from traditional to social media requires new skills, new tools, and an understanding of social media platforms.” Any school leader bringing an archaic understanding and knowledge of old media to social media is in danger of looking foolish and perhaps in danger of getting himself in major trouble with stakeholders.

Hyperconnected

Learning with 'e's

It resonated, with many people sharing and liking the update (itself a measure of interest in the social media age). We can literally have a live conversation with anyone who has a social media account, if we and they are willing to spend some time doing so.

How colleges are adapting to the future of education

Linways Technologies

If that seems too far fetched, just think about the number of jobs that was created in the last few decades, like social media manager, drone operator, mobile app developer, system admin etc. So as a result, we are now seeing more skill based educational practises in colleges.

The Journey to Becoming an Author

A Principal's Reflections

This should never have happened either as I was convinced that any and all social media tools were a complete waste of my time and would not lead to any improvement in professional practice. Social media not only gave us the inspiration but also empowered us to take action.

Why site visits are vital to tech rollouts

eSchool News

Since 1987, the National School Boards Association’s Technology Leadership Network has hosted education technology site visits that allow educators to grasp the essential conditions needed to support technology innovation.

An article and a powerful conversation: two updates on code name FOEcast

Bryan Alexander

If you haven’t followed FOEcast, it’s a project to create plans for a future of education and technology initiative. Second, we held an ideation exercise at the Emerging Learning Design conference hosted by Montclair State University. Research-based evidence.

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Teaching: Have you found your life’s work?

Fractus Learning

I love education. As I continue down my path and the more involved I get in my projects and commitments, the more I know that being an educator means far more to me than just the ‘work’ I get paid to do. Being an educator can be hard.

Fake news: Fact or opinion?

Kathy Schrock

The following blog post first appeared on my Discovery Education blog in February of 2019 , and is re-published here with permission. You can visit their News and Media Literacy units here. Discovery Education includes a 2:37 Common Craft video called Bias Detection.