Use Social Media to Market Your Private School

Hubbli

Social media marketing for schools is where it’s at. Through familiar social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram, you can reach a targeted group of people and increase awareness for your school. Social Media Marketing for Schools.

3 Untapped Social Media Resources Worth A Second Look

The Web20Classroom

In a world where we are constantly bombarded with information as adults and as educators, there are still many untapped resources to learn from and share with and grow, especially through social media. They just updated their social media data for 2016. Social Media

How Social Media Can Help Teach Good Writing

Edsurge

For all the hype Millennials get, nearly every K-12 student today is part of its successor generation—Gen Z—a group more plugged in and social than ever before. Jeremy Hyler According to one Common Sense Media report , on any given day, around 60 percent of teens use social media, spending an average of two hours on platforms like Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, all of which are having a big impact in the way they engage with the written word. “I

Here's What Happened When Students Solved Social Media Problems With Design Thinking

Edsurge

A few weeks ago, Aaron, a student in my high school elective class, mentioned he didn’t use social media very often. I’m usually a library media specialist, but with only a few days notice, I had inherited this course from another instructor and was given the added challenge of updating the curriculum. One of the units I envisioned was called “Social: The New Media.” Then they solicited opinions using online tools, such as Google Forms and Padlet boards.

Is there enough diversity in your social media?

eSchool News

As we consume more social media, our perspectives are getting less diverse. I went directly to Yahoo and Google to see what I could learn. And I’m not the only one using social media sites in this way. This is exactly what is happening in social media sites.

40 Facebook Groups for Educators

Shake Up Learning

The post 40 Facebook Groups for Educators appeared first on Shake Up Learning. But I have found a gold mine in Facebook groups for educators. In fact, I have 40 Facebook Groups for Educators to share with you in this post! Below are 40 Facebook Groups for Educators.

From Banning to Embracing Social Media: #GovTechLive Names #NYCSchoolsTech Facebook Group & Twitter Chat Best in NYC

The Innovative Educator

The New York City Department of Education has come a long way since 2012 when I took a risk and criticized the city's conservative approach to social media. It wasn't long after that I was brought on to help New York City schools embrace social media for teaching and learning.

Stop Ignoring Google+

A Principal's Reflections

In case you didn''t know there are thousands of educators and an array of learning communities over at Google+. From my point of view educators become quickly attached to one specific social media tool as their go to source for his/her Personal Learning Network (PLN).

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Are Phones and Social Media a Distraction in Museums and Galleries?

Graphite Blog

" However, there's still a question of whether smartphones and social media enhance or distract from the museum experience. Recommended for: Grades: 6-12 Subjects: arts, digital citizenship, social studies, ELA.

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

EdTechTeam

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.

Subscriber Special: Group PD at a great price

Ask a Tech Teacher

June 8th-10th: Discounted Group Professional Development. Student joins a Google Classroom-based class and meets weekly with instructor to discuss class activities and assignments. social media. Student joins an ongoing Google Classroom-based class.

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13 Must-Haves in My Social Media Curation Tool Kit

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

Great time to do an inventory of the social media tools I use regularly to curate links and share ideas! Thanks to the EdTech Mixed Plate group, +Rachel Armstrong , +Michelle Carlson Colte , +Megan Cummings , and +Michael Fricano II , for inviting me on the show!

The Skinny on Hashtags

A Principal's Reflections

Upon getting on Twitter in 2009, I was not only baffled about how to use the social media site but also about all the symbols associated with it. Let’s start by defining what a hashtag (#) is in the sense of social media.

Engaging Students in Critical Social Media Analysis Through Debate

Educator Innovator

As part of the national celebration of Digital Learning Day last month, I had the opportunity to moderate an online debate between two teams of high school students from opposite ends of California about the merits and risks of social media as a communication tool.

Google Groups - connect, share, communicate, discuss - great for education

Educational Technology Guy

Google Groups has been around for a while, but sometimes gets overshadowed by things like Twitter, Facebook , Edmodo , and other social/learning networks. Google Groups is free, very easy to use and a great way to connect with people, access information and communicate.

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Stop Fighting Social Media. Start Working with Students + Teachers to Integrate It Into Learning!

The Innovative Educator

Instead the newly released social media guidelines for students 12 and younger incorporated the participatory design process and were developed with rather than for students and teachers. They told us their favorite uses of social media.

Resources, stories, and connections with those who use social media in today’s k-12 classrooms

The Innovative Educator

Thank you to the 300+ folks from around the world who joined me for the Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship webinar on EdWeb. In case you missed it, the webinar was called “Social Media: An Essential Tool for Today’s Classroom.” Below are the people behind the stories I mentioned, how to learn more and a way to reach each of them via social media. social media in education

Students Talk Social Media in Education via the 1st #StuVoice Google Hangout

The Innovative Educator

Student Voice launched their first Google Hangout. The topic was: Learning in the 21st Century: Social Media in Education. During the hangout participants discussed how they are using social media in their education and how they think it can better be used in their learning experience. Education on proper use - Social media is an effective and necessary tool when those using it are educated properly on its use. Google in Education Student voice

Join the Shake Up Learning Facebook Group!

Shake Up Learning

The post Join the Shake Up Learning Facebook Group! Join our Facebook Group! I created this group to fulfill a request from the Shake Up Learning readers, and to connect better with teachers and educators. I just joined the Shake Up Learning Facebook Group!

What’s all the buzz about Messenger Kids?

Ask a Tech Teacher

When preteen kids see parents and older siblings thumbing away at social media accounts, they want to do it. First and foremost: Messenger Kids is not a social media app. Kids get to communicate one-on-one via group video chat and messaging. More on social media.

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. Vicki: Okay, so you’ve moved off of the private group. You and I have both been in social media now for a decade.

5 Ways to Participate in #ISTE17 even if you’re not there #notatiste17

The CoolCatTeacher

In today’s show, Peggy George discusses how to get the most out of ISTE 2017 even if you’re not at there: The #notatiste17 Google Group. NOTATISTE Google Plus Community. VICKI: So this Google community, you’ll give us the link to put in the show notes, right? [00:02:00].

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Podcasting How To’s and Tips with Jeff Bradbury and Vicki Davis

The CoolCatTeacher

It’s our new private Facebook group. Like I do a lot of work with teachers who want shows, or media content in their classrooms. IT Coaches and Directors Podcasting Social Media Teachers Tech Tips

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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. Lucy also has received the distinctions of Apple Distinguished Educator and Google Certified Innovator.

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. They support single sign-on with Google and Clever. Google Cardboard costs like, what — $12 – and every kid has a smartphone.

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. On April 26, celebrate PowerofEcon on Twitter with Discovery Education, CME Group, and their Econ Essentials Program.

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Here’s a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at what educators are clicking on like crazy

The CoolCatTeacher

These reflections and social media tips will help bloggers covering ISTE. How to Use Handwriting in Google Docs (474 clicks). How to Use Handwriting in Google Documents [link] via @coolcatteacher Powered By the Tweet This Plugin Tweet This. Social Media Tech Tips

3 Simple Steps to Help Students Become a Global Citizen

The CoolCatTeacher

We talk to CEO’s and share with friends around the world on Skype or Google hangout. Skype and Google Hangout have made the world a closer, more intimate place. Here is a group of students meeting and connecting at ASB Unplugged in India in 2012.

10 Types of Digital Activities to Engage Teenagers

Teacher Reboot Camp

With social media, teens are constantly evaluated by peers and people worldwide. Get them working in small groups to produce animated movies, claymation videos, tv commercials, news reports, documentaries, DIY/How-to videos, tutorials, silent films, and other types of films. Get teens to create their own gifs with Giphy , Gif , Gif Paint , or turn Google Slides into Gifs.

Social Media Dim Sum: Tasty Bites You Can Try

The Daring Librarian

Social Media Dim Sum: One Small Plate at a Time I love my PLN! Here is ordering advice from another website: … the best way to enjoy dim sum is with a group; otherwise you''ll fill up on a few items and miss the opportunity to sample everything.

Digital Privacy is a Civil Right

Indiana Jen

There has been a lot of talk in the news about the weaponization of social media. What is often not discussed in these arguments is the interconnectedness of social media and digital, data privacy.

Media Literacy: A Moral Imperative (…and a guide to support your work!)

Tom Murray

For example, throughout 2016 and into the first part of 2017… I’ve watched those I was connected to on social media who align politically to the right blindly share anti-Hillary memes, articles, stories, etc. I’ve watched those I was connected to on social media who align politically to the left blindly share anti-Trump memes, articles, stories, etc. We must help those that we are connected to develop and refine their media literacy skills.

What's in your feed? 3 ideas to manage content on Facebook, Twitter, & Google+

The Innovative Educator

Guest post by Josh Birdwell | 19-year-old Co-founder of Skillstarter For some, social media is a place to announce or read every thought or post pictures of the weekend's regrets. Facebook in education Google in Education social media social media in education Twitter in Education

36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

Wikispaces is my go-to group editing website. Whether my class is uploading their Scratch video games, or linking to their website efolios, we post our group work on the class wiki. It also links with other tools we use like Trello, Google Docs, Dropbox, and more.

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A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download.