10 Effective Ways To Engage Pupils Through Facebook


Facebook is the most popular social network in the world. My students love Facebook, so I wanted to find ways to tap in to this to engage them in learning. Here’s 10 ways to use Facebook in the classroom: 1) Use it to begin a biography of a historical character.

10 Effective Ways To Engage Pupils Through Facebook


Facebook is the most popular social network in the world. My students love Facebook, so I wanted to find ways to tap in to this to engage them in learning. Here’s 10 ways to use Facebook in the classroom: 1) Use it to begin a biography of a historical character.

In the News: Schools Should Delete Facebook

Doug Levin

Schools Choose Not to Delete Facebook Despite Data-Privacy Worries.” A school district page or group gives Facebook “another data point” on the users who visit it, said Doug Levin, the founder and president of EdTech Strategies, LLC. Some districts also have Facebook trackers on their district sites, which could give Facebook further access to the online activities of people in the school community. As quoted in: Schwartz, Sarah.

#InnovateInsideTheBox Book Study (Starting September 15, 2019)

The Principal of Change

Katie Novak and I are really excited to announce the #InnovateInsideTheBox book study, starting September 15, 2019, over on Facebook. Join the open Facebook group for the book study. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you in the book study!

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The Top 5 Ways to Use Facebook in Your Classroom


You will find most of today’s young generation on Facebook. Now…Let’s take a look at various effective ways you can use Facebook in your classroom: 1. Create a Facebook Group for Your Class. Social media is all about sharing… and videos are widely shared on Facebook.

Study Tips: Teaching Kids to Be Excellent Students

The CoolCatTeacher

” “Study hard.” WHAT study tips actually work? What does it mean to “study?” ” How do you study? In this episode, she shares important study tips for students. ” “Study hard.”

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In the News: Potential K-12 Fallout From Facebook’s Crisis of Trust

Doug Levin

Privacy Experts Assess Potential K-12 Fallout From Facebook’s Crisis of Trust.” “We’ve seen schools and districts use Facebook as a primary method of communication,” said Doug Levin, the founder and president of EdTech Strategies, LLC. Although Facebook is offered for free, he cautioned that it comes at a price. Blog In the News News ad tracking Education Week Facebook social networking Tracking: EDUAs quoted in: Molnar, Michele.

20 Free Online Resources to Upgrade Your Studying Process

Educational Technology Guy

You may see Julie's latest publications and contact her via Linkedin All students would agree that it is difficult to study. Thanks to the Internet, there are free online resources that you can use to upgrade your studying process. You can rely on these high quality study guides.

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5 Free and Fun Online Tools for Studying


5 Free and Fun Online Tools for Stress-Free Studying I always give my Scholastic posts a lot of thought. I am excited to share a few of my favorite studying tools with you. Quizlet Quizlet states it best, "We make simple learning tools that let you study anything, for free."

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If I was teaching Social Studies today…

Dangerously Irrelevant

Some folks know that I started my education career as a middle school Social Studies teacher in Charlotte, North Carolina. For instance, if I was teaching Social Studies today… My students and I definitely would be tapping into an incredible diversity of online resources.

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2 Important Facebook Tips for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

July 21, 2015 Facebook is one of the most popular social networking platform among teens and students. From socializing to organizing study groups, Facebook has been of tremendous help to many.read more. facebook tips

What Does Facebook Think It Knows About You?


Audrey Watters shared this link to a ProPublica Series, Machine Bias , with a post on understanding Facebook and all that they know about us. I was particularly interested in the Chrome plugin that lets you know what Facebook thinks you like. Rub it in, Facebook.

5 Free Tech Tools to Try in Your Social Studies Lessons

The CoolCatTeacher

In today’s show, he talks about top free tech tools to try in social studies lessons. Richard Byrne the author of Free Technology for Teachers has some fantastic professional development courses including a course for history / social studies teachers.

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 179 Lesson Study And Growing A Culture Of Teaching And Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

Drew Perkins talks with Vicki Collet about her new book and how the process of Lesson Study can improve the culture of teaching and learning. 179 Lesson Study And Growing A Culture Of Teaching And Learning appeared first on TeachThought.

How to Plan an AWESOME Book Study!

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Plan an AWESOME Book Study! How to Plan an AWESOME Book Study! Book studies are a great way to level up your professional learning! So I decided to put this post together, How to Plan an Awesome Book Study, to help guide you along the way. Facebook group.

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The drama of Facebook

Learning with 'e's

The world''s largest and most successful social network, Facebook - celebrated its tenth anniversary in February 2014. Facebook is a social phenomenon that cannot be ignored. One social anthropologist in particular might have had a great deal to say about the Facebook effect.

How to Assess Your District: The Global Challenge Project Case Study

The CoolCatTeacher

Our middle school, like many other middle schools, have teams made up of Language Arts, Social Studies, Science and Math. Take a look at this, the website, and discuss this fantastic case study for all of to discuss in staff meetings to determine how we are truly assessing our school.

100 Ways You Should Be Using Facebook in Your Classroom

Educational Technology Guy

Teachers can hold online study sessions, discussions, post assignments and resources, and communicate with students and parents about class issues and information. Facebook is one social network that schools and teachers use with their students, when it isn''t blocked by the school filtering software! Our school district has a Facebook page, but blocks Facebook on the school network. facebook social media social network

How Facebook Can Improve Privacy By Talking More With Academics


It has evolved into the most prominent data scandals in Facebook’s history, after personal information from some 87 million Facebook was passed along by Kogan to the political consulting company Cambridge Analytica. But plenty of other academics said they saw the potential for such abuse clearly, and that this could have been avoided if Facebook had spent more time consulting privacy experts and scholars. And Facebook had rules that Cambridge Analytica violated.

Trying to Ban Facebook is Not the Answer.


Image Source It is our professional opinion that you get your child off Facebook. But is asking parents to get their children off of Facebook the answer? At least most parents and school faculty/staff are on Facebook and have an awareness of how it works and what is going on there.

Negative Posts on Facebook Business Pages Outnumber Positive 2 to 1, Research Says

Marketplace K-12

The lead researcher on the study advises education companies to handle negative posts gingerly, and not automatically hit "delete.". The post Negative Posts on Facebook Business Pages Outnumber Positive 2 to 1, Research Says appeared first on Market Brief.

The Teacher’s Guide to Professional Book Studies – SULS031

Shake Up Learning

The post The Teacher’s Guide to Professional Book Studies – SULS031 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Book studies can be a great way for teachers to grow, connect, and learn together. Teacher book studies can be impactful. Planning an Effective Book Study.

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Today's Lesson: Facebook. Friend or enemy in the classroom?

A Principal's Reflections

Facebook, the premiere social networking site, is used by hundreds of thousands of students all over the world. While the site has become somewhat of a nuance for most teachers—they distract from valuable study and class time—some schools are embracing the social media site with welcoming arms. Not only are some schools incorporating Facebook into their lesson plans, but they are also tutoring students as young as 6-years-old on how to ''properly'' use the site.

Facebook helps makerspaces expand in the classroom

eSchool News

Now with the help of Facebook and the Ravenswood Education Foundation, he’s come close to reaching that goal. “For all we know, the founder of the next Facebook is right here in the Ravenswood School District.”

Facebook Addiction and GPA

Wired Campus

Facebook is a tempting distraction. Facebook designed the site to make me feel that way. If professionals, and even some professors, have a hard time resisting the lure of Facebook, then what chance do 18-year-olds have? A study of Facebook activity and grade-point averages suggests that students may learn to regulate their use of Facebook, both as a distraction from coursework and in their free time, as they move through college.

StudySync Launches SyncBlasts for Social Studies and Science


StudySync ® is launching SyncBlasts™ to support social studies and science teachers as they help students build essential skills. SyncBlasts connects social studies and science curriculum to the daily lives of students. Social Skills Careers Ed Tech Ticker social studies College News

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Facebook, Farcebook, and Fakebook

The Daring Librarian

Thanks RiptideF for the link) Facebook, Farcebook, and Fakebook Templates Miss Wallen - one of our coolest teachers is using the iMac lab with her kids to do a mock Facebook page for Latin American Historical figures like Pizarro, Cortes, Bolivar, and Hidalgo with her 7th grade Social Studies kids!

Summer Book Study: The Listening Leader by Shane Safir

Reading By Example

Next are a few questions with answers that seem to come up prior and during a book study on this blog. When does the book study begin? Each of these professionals has provided thoughtful and well-written articles for previous book studies. Can I contribute to this book study?

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The 5 Best Study Aid Apps for Students


From Facebook to Instagram and Twitter to instant messaging to pop up, there are so many distractions. Some study aid sites even offer a ‘study break’ where students can take five minutes to check out the latest celebrity news. The post The 5 Best Study Aid Apps for Students appeared first on Edudemic. For Students How To Reviews app reviews best apps study aids It’s not easy for students to stay on task these days.

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Project Information Literacy News Study: A new study on new adults and news


Sharing news on social networks provides some, but not all, students with a valuable opportunity to interact with their communities, whether sharing breaking news from The New York Times or political memes from Facebook. Please share this study broadly. News Study Report.

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Professor Says Facebook Can Help Informal Learning

Wired Campus

Who says Facebook is always a distraction? A new study suggests that if engaged in online debate, college students can use the popular social network to learn and develop a variety of skills.

7 Essential Tips to Concentrate on the Study


One of the most difficult things for many students is to concentrate and avoid distraction while studying. That’s why we explain the most essential advises to help you concentrate on the study and use your time efficiently as you prepare for your upcoming tests. Discover the free tools to study better. How to concentrate on the study and be productive? Find a proper study zone.

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Join the #UndergroundBookClub Book Study

Adjusting Course

Each week, we’ll kick off our book study with a 30 minute Facebook Live video conversation at 8pm EST (5pm PST). Immediately following the Facebook Live video, we’ll launch into a 20-minute Twitter chat at #UndergroundBookClub. You’ll be able to pick and choose what missions to follow based on your schedule and needs, so this will be a guilt-free and highly empowering book study experience. Sign-up to participate in the book study HERE.

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#UndergroundBookClub Book Study Starting February 5th

Adjusting Course

First, educators are tweeting out questions they’d like discussed during our Facebook Live conversations and the Twitter chats that will be happening right after each Facebook Live session. Next, educators are signing up for the book study using this link tinyurl.com/UndergroundBookClub. A few additional details in case you’re curious: Facebook Live videos will be downloaded to YouTube so you have the chance to watch them at a time that’s convenient for you.

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Facebook Donates $15M to Code.org to Diversify Computer Science Education


Looking to diversify its portfolio of charities and its workforce at the same time, Facebook has pledged $15 million over the next five years to Code.org , a nonprofit working to expand the availability of computer science (CS) education. If you look at the students studying tech fields, especially computer science, in university and high school, they have the same diversity problem as the tech industry," Partovi said. "If