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


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.

Social Media in the Library: 4 Top Ways to Promote Digital Literacy


The importance of media literacy cannot be understated. Nor can the value of social media as a teaching, learning, and publishing tool. Two principles inform why I engage with my students around social media: Digital literacy doesn’t just naturally develop any more than print literacy does, and. So, my students must have guided practice analyzing and using social media if they are to use it purposefully, productively, and safely.

My Year in Social Media and What My Omnibox Autofill Says About Me (What about you?)

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Her article Reflecting on 2013 Through Social Media inspired me to reflect too. My Top Tweets of 2013 2013 Twitter video ? ? ? ? ? On another note, this little exercise below was fun for me to do! Google social media

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Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon on episode 190 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. He has worked as a technology entrepreneur in a variety of different fields related to children’s media. Twitter: @elemenous.

How a Flipped Syllabus, Twitter and YouTube Made This Professor Teacher of the Year


We also use a lot of maps from the Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection. If you try to have regimented exercises, every single person has to do the exact same thing. And there are a variety of alternative assignments, like the Twitter World Leader assignment. Tell us about the Twitter World Leaders. Boyer's Twitter World Leader Assignment; full size image here.

101 Ways For Teachers To Be More Creative

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Your brain needs lots of oxygen to think, and exercise gets it there faster. Libraries, computer labs, and even school gardens can be inspiring and educational places for learners. Encourage them to head to the library, pursue their interests, and keep learning.

Kinesthetic Lessons in Empathy and Digital Citizenship


For this exercise, let’s imagine that we are studying Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump by Joseph Wright. This exercise can be applied to a photo as well as a painting or other work of art. Visual texts in any media are powerful primary sources.

What these teens learned about the Internet may shock you!

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High School seniors (left to right) Hayley Striegel, Olivia Poplawski, Cheri Zheng-Fredericks and Julie Pignataro look for ways to verify information they’ve encountered on social media. My students are all about social media. High School social studies teacher.

7 Tips for Better Thanks Living All Year Long

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Vicki Davis shares on Episode 196 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Exercise Your Joy Muscle. The librarian had locked the library, and so I got all the kids, and I didn’t know they were coming.

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Change The Conversation–It’s Not About The Thinking

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Social media in the classroom. As an academic or intellectual exercise. The 3D printer in the library? Snark on twitter. It’s Not About The Thinking. by Terry Heick.

Seven Things to do this Summer to Prepare for Your Flipped Class

Turning Learning On Its Head

Flipped Learning for Social Science Instruction (Bergmann, Sams). Plan better in-class activities : If you have your library of videos produced, then revisit what you do in class. Also, reach out to the broader flipped learning community via social media.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Learn about addressing student privacy and up-to-date acceptable use policies that include social media. Follow #liveclass20 on Twitter and visit [link] for weekly details. Learn how to collect and share data that connects your library to student learning.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We''re building new calendars for major conferences and events in the library, education, museum, and nontraditional education arenas--you can access these calendars through the top menu of the website. Spread the word about World Read Aloud Day on social media to help us grow the movement. Thursday, March 6th at 8pm #globaledchat on Twitter , This is a conversation of all things global ed, ranging from classroom best practices to conversations around global issues.