Digital Leadership with Students and Social Media featuring Jennifer Casa-Todd

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Jennifer Casa-Todd @JCasaTodd opens our minds to social media leadership with students. She argues that we’re limiting students when we don’t let them lead using social media. Jennifer is the author of Social LEADia.

3 Key Social Media Platforms That You Can Use To Keep Students Engaged In Your Classroom

Wisewire

Engagement is a key component of learning, so what better way to engage students than by implementing the social media platforms they already love to use? Students spend much of their lives outside of school interacting on social media.

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I Saw it on Facebook! Focusing School Communities on Literacy with Social Media

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I am the librarian at an elementary school that serves over 400 students in grades K through four. I think every community should have an ambassador and social media should be at the heart of their work. My favorite way to use social media is to celebrate!

5 Ideas to level up Elementary Math with Technology

The CoolCatTeacher

Elementary Math can be exciting. 5 Ideas to level up Elementary Math with Technology. Vicki: Today we’re talking with Kelly Gary, a first-grade teacher in Pennsylvania, about five ideas for improving elementary math with technology.

Practical examples of social media in elementary school

The Innovative Educator

Guest post by Computer Teacher & Tech Coordinator, Chris Casal | Cross posted at The Casal Operating System Editor''s note: Chris Casal is a member of the NYC DOE Social Media Advisory Team. His insights have helped inspire and guide teachers in the effective use of social media in the classroom. I am often asked about how we use "social media" here at PS 10. How I, as a computer teacher, use social media. social media in education

Huntsville, Alabama Schools to Monitor Student Social Media Accounts

K-12 Schools - Education News

School officials in Huntsville, Alabama will be able to keep track of students’ social media accounts by using a new program that will also hand out punishments based on what students post regardless of whether the accounts are public or private.

The Social Media Game Elementary School Students Should Be Playing

The Innovative Educator

Fortunately, my employer supports this and as such, we have been incorporating the voice of students in the guidelines around social media (You can see the teen guidelines at schools.nyc.gov/socialmedia ). Most recently I had the opportunity to speak with hundreds of elementary students about social media and which platforms they are using. Admittedly, I''m not much of a user of social media platforms for the under 13 set, so I knew I had a lot to learn.

5 Things About Effective Digital Citizenship You Need to Know

The CoolCatTeacher

Mike Ribble on episode 460 of the 10-Minute Teacher Mike Ribble, a digital citizenship expert, shares five important things every educator should know about digital citizenship. Today’s show is sponsored by NetRef.

#ASCD12-A Presentation On Creating Social Media Policies For Schools And Districts

The Web20Classroom

I presented with Sam Walker , an Instructional Technologist at Kimmel Farm Elementary School in my district. Our topic was creating and crafting social media policies for schools and districts.

No 1:1 devices? You can be an awesome tech using school anyway!

The CoolCatTeacher

All Subjects Blended Learning and E-Learning Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Innovation IT Coaches and Directors Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Project Based Learning Social Media Teachers Tech Tips Tools Web Tools Wonderful Classroom Wednesday

5 Home and Smart Phone Filtering Options for Parents

The CoolCatTeacher

So, for example, I know that 20% of the time, they’re surfing and on social media, while 10% of the time they’re actually playing online games. Mike Daugherty on episode 245 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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Why Teachers Should Be on Social Media

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I consider myself well-versed in social media. I've given most social media platforms a test run in my classroom and try to keep up-to-date on the latest trends, apps, and uses. Educators tend to meet most social media platforms with skepticism, and it's easy to see why. However, these stories project an unfair sense that all social media use in the classroom is nefarious.

#01: Awesome Apps for iPads in the Elementary Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Karen Lirenman ( @ KLirenman ) and Kristen Wideen ( @ mrswideen ) have written the definitive book on using iPads in the elementary classroom, Innovate with iPad: Lessons to Transform Learning in the Classroom. TRANSCRIPT #01: Awesome Apps for iPads in the Elementary Classroom.

Telling our Student’s Stories

The CoolCatTeacher

He is a National Board Certified STEM educator at the elementary level, with a Master Degree in K-8 Education with a K-8 math endorsement. As a pioneer with coding in elementary schools, Jamie has been recognized around the world for his unique approach to learning.

The 6 Cs for using social media during times of grief: Consider. Communicate. Connect. Console. Commemorate. HAVE COURAGE!

The Innovative Educator

More than a million people liked a Facebook page to show support after the Sandyhook Elementary School shooting. sharing grief on facebook social media in education This has been a tough year for me. I experienced the death of my mother and my grandmother.

Ann Oro: Developing A Digital Citizenship Curriculum

The CoolCatTeacher

Administrators All Grades All Subjects Computer Science Teachers Digital Citizenship Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides.

7 Global Project Ideas from a Leading 3rd Grade Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

I think we’ve learned how to use social media in just a really positive way, and learned to communicate and build a global audience, and shared our learning, and learned with others. How Vickie Morgado Uses Social Media in Her Classroom.

Virtual Mentorship for Emerging Leaders

The CoolCatTeacher

So whether it’s elementary or district leadership or high school leadership, and they have these organic one-on-one conversations outside of their brick-and-mortar buildings, and outside their own (mentorship). Innovation Social Media Wonderful Classroom Wednesday

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The Lemonade War that Motivated a Whole School to Read

The CoolCatTeacher

This elementary school-wide reading project is a sizzling combination of reading, parent relations, community service, school spirit, communications, and social media savvy. How he used social media to spur on excitement.

What’s Hot in 2nd-Grade with #2ndchat moderator Carol McLaughlin

The CoolCatTeacher

FutureFit aligns social emotional learning and character education with your traditional subjects of math, language arts, sciences and more for grades K-12. Carol has been an elementary educator in the primary grades for 26 years.

Social Media Is An Opportunity - Not A Problem In The Classroom

ASIDE

Source: ASIDE 2015 The resolute attitude of many schools to resist the “ Social Age ” by blocking websites within their walls strikes at the core of what it means to collectively share ideas. The system seems stuck in the notion that kids will do bad things if they have access to social media.

5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

The CoolCatTeacher

This fun, visual tool lets students explore 150 different science and social studies units for elementary and middle school learners. Social media is something students are going to explore on their own, no matter what. She’s author of the book Social LEADia.

The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

Britt: In my classes, I’m using strictly a Blackboard LMS and I’m using Twitter, which I felt was a less onerous use of social media for classroom conversations. You have to prove to me that it’s worth using Facebook, or any social media, for that matter.

3 Top Tips to Make Writing Exciting

The CoolCatTeacher

Cynthia Alvarado is a teacher/librarian who teaches literacy and technology to elementary students in Dearborn, Michigan. You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or elsewhere , get the RSS feed , or listen via the media player above.

The Best PD for Math Teachers (and How to Use It) #mtbos #iteachmath

The CoolCatTeacher

Learn about the current trends in hashtag learning and the popular techniques for harvesting learning from this social network. It turns out there are lots of “chat” hashtags — #scichat and #edchat and #elemchat (elementary).

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10 Awesome Courses To Improve Your Online Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

3 – Social Media Tools in Teaching – Using Them the Right Way I’ve seen social media used in ways that aren’t very safe or effective. Using social media safely and effectively in the classroom has become more important now than ever before.

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Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

He has worked as a technology entrepreneur in a variety of different fields related to children’s media. Steve: Lucy’s our social media guru… Lucy: Yes there is. State Department, and others typically focusing on educational technology and social networking.

16 Free Resources for Schools Who are Closing Due to Coronavirus

The CoolCatTeacher

Listen to This Post I’ll also be sharing more resources this week on my blog, podcast, and social media accounts and in my newsletter.

How We Won $10k For Our Elementary School (And How You Can Too)

Discovery Education

As an educator, it’s important to see my students succeed in all aspects of life, particularly in areas that might not be at the forefront of elementary school curriculum. Unlike math, science, and English – aka the elementary school subject staples – financial literacy is not always a focal point in the classroom. My name is Addy Ruby, and I’m a Technology Instructor at Larry Miller Intermediate School in New Concord, Ohio.

4 tips for incorporating safe, engaging, tech-rich material into early elementary ed

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Discover new tools in teacher communities and on social media. I love incorporating technology into my curriculum and introducing it to my students in meaningful ways. The good news is that teaching them to use technology isn’t difficult.

Class Tech Tips: Adobe Spark Activities for Elementary Students

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This post includes a handful of Adobe Spark activities for elementary students! 10 Tips for Using Social Media to Tell Your School’s Story ] Students can captures animal facts using Spark Video. Creation in the classroom is essential at every age.

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How to Empower Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

In addition to being a full-time principal, Evan speaks across the country on leadership, how to improve literacy in schools, the digital principal, social media, how to involve all staff in goal setting, how to organize effective work teams, and the impact of culture and positivity on work.

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Why Change as an Educator?

My Island View

Now, with the advent of technology and the unlimited access to what often appears to be limitless information, as well as access to untold numbers of people through social media, there is a great change for those who understand it.

4 Steps to Improve Student Engagement

The CoolCatTeacher

Today, join in the conversations about learning and engagement and all your own thoughts on social media. He is a NBCT who holds experience in teaching in several diverse elementary schools. Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Teachers

One Surprising Thing About Gen Z Everyone Should Know

The CoolCatTeacher

They are the kids in K12 education right now who have only known social media and the Internet. Tim Elmore on episode 561 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter The Millennials aren’t the youngest generation anymore. Generation Z is here.