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Colleges Face Investigations Over Whether Their Use of Social Media Follows Accessibility Regulations

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Among the newer aspects of these kinds of complaints is whether college social media communication meets accessibility standards. Complainants are not only registering their concerns about online resources with the government.

6 Ways to Avoid Those Social Media Landmines

The Daring Librarian

I’ve been sharing on social media professionally for eight years now, and I have to admit, it can be kinda tricky. Follow School District Policy Does your district have a technology and social media upolicy? Resources & Credits: What do you think?

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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.

What School Leaders Need to Know About Digital Technologies and Social Media

The 21st Century Principal

For the administrator who would like a general, not-too-technical overview of digital technology and social media, the book What School Leaders Need to Know About Digital Technologies and Social Media , edited by Scott McLeod and Chris Lehmann is the answer.

101 Ways For Teachers To Be More Creative

TeachThought - Learn better.

The rules in your classroom will make a lot more sense and be more respected by students if they play a role in setting the guidelines for the class, within reason, of course. USE YOUR SCHOOL’S RESOURCES. Whatever resources your school has to offer, use them.

Social and Cultural Literacy Resources for Classrooms

Graphite Blog

Teaching and learning happen within cultural, political, and social circumstances. In this collection, you'll find hand-picked, regularly updated resources to help you better understand and practice these important social and cultural literacies.

Design Thinking Process and UDL Planning Tool for STEM, STEAM, Maker Education

User Generated Education

If there is a makerspace in your school, it may be down the hall, in the library, or in another building. Some makerspace activities may be focusing on how to use the resources available and may not be connecting the activities to the curriculum or around a real world problem.

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Fixing School & The Role Companies Play - #IamME Podcast on @EpiphanyLearn

The Innovative Educator

Check out this #IamMe interview with Laura Henderson where I discuss topics such as: Why school is a waste of time for most students, how we can change that, and school resources and models that work. Harness the power of social media to give a voice to students, educators, and parents.

Take Two: Clever’s Newest Effort to Help Teachers Try Before They Buy Edtech

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To continue encouraging teachers to find tools while still keeping tabs on what they’re using, Racine has asked them to turn to another destination: the Clever Library. Soft-launched last summer, the library currently houses more than 100 educational apps, which teachers can browse by subjects or categories (like assessment or presentation tools). And with one click, teachers can also conveniently make those resources available to students.

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How to Teach Cyber Safety in Kindergarten

EdTech Magazine

Kelly Mendoza, senior director of education programs for Common Sense Media, says the nonprofit organization launched a revamped, free curriculum in August aimed at educating young children about digital citizenship using cartoon characters — called Digital Citizens — in songs and videos. “We

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Our first live #AASLstandards Twitter chat is coming!

NeverEndingSearch

Please help me spread the word and please save the date (actually the hour) for our first live Twitter chat in anticipation of the launch of our new National School Library Standards, prior to their official release at National Conference in Phoenix.

10 Tech Tools for Your Math Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

What’s more, they have curated the best lessons into a comprehensive library of lessons that are free for teachers to use as well! What’s more, they have a fantastic library of lessons created by teachers who use Nearpod in their own classrooms.

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How I Became A Teacher Intrapeneur. 4 Ideas to Inspire #TEWeek Followers.

The Innovative Educator

The solution: I took an outdated, dusty library and created a learning center in a school. Prior to my coming to the school, the library stood dusty and unstaffed. 3) Embrace Student Voice and Social Media The problem: If we want students to engage responsibly online, educators must be in their worlds interacting and model appropriate behavior, but in some districts they were limiting online interactions or banning it altogether.

New York City Schools Reduce The Filter Divide

The Innovative Educator

They are unable to access sites like YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and are censored from information affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer people and educational resources.

The TeacherCast Ultimate Guide To Podcasting

TeacherCast

These shows are often short … only a few minutes and often these days are used as teaser episodes when doing early promotions on social media. It has a simple interface and has powerful tools to allow you to create amazing classroom resources. Social Media.

A hidden, public internet asset that could get more kids online for learning

The Hechinger Report

Meanwhile, millions of American students trek to public libraries and fast-food restaurants to get online after school, or they go without — a problem known as the “homework gap.”. A central issue when granting private use of a public resource is assessing the public benefit.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” “Frustrated with how colleges have handled their claims of sexual abuse , more students are turning to social media to publicize their cases,” Inside Higher Ed reports. “ Penn State president appalled at media frenzy over new Paterno allegations.”

Learning Revolution Free Events - The Conference - Next Up #Reinvent14 - Appreciative Inquiry and AERO

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. FREE 30 day trial for #Libraries & #Schools.

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Thanks to the GEC Sponsors Social Media Amazing List of Currently Scheduled Sessions! Our founding sponsor International Education Resources Network (IEARN) will continue to support us for the 2016 Global Education Conference.

9 New Teacher Survival Tips

The Daring Librarian

The school Teacher Librarian is a great resource. but then ask them to either email you or drop by the library and put their name on the list. “I Pace Your Decorate Don't feel pressured you have to decorate your whole School Library or Classroom right away.

Learning Revolution Week's Events - Evernote in the Classroom - Yong Zhao - Google+ vs. Ning

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. Connect With the Learning Revolution Project on Social Media. The Learning Revolution, as a new project, could use some help building our social media presence and credibility. The curriculum includes resources for parents.

Creating Products to Show and Share Learning

Learning in Hand

Maybe you have seen my iPad app and some of my videos , infographics , and resources. Furthermore, I can share what I have made with the world through my website and social media. Samples Really Help My students produced a lot of media, including podcasts.

Global Collaboration Week Begins - Find a Project and Connect!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The primary goals of this event are to demonstrate the power of global connectivity in classrooms, schools, institutions of informal learning and universities around the world, and to introduce others to the tools, resources, projects, and networks that are available to educators today.

Learning Revolution - Week's Events - AERO - National Geographic - Top Tech Stories - Rankin on Revolution - SAT Talk - More

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Project highlights virtual and physical events that we hold and from our over 200 partners, and provides valuable links to learning conversations taking place in the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds.

Hack Education Weekly News

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The Department of Education has released its newly proposed guidelines for school accountability. Here’s media reporter Mathew Ingram’s take (and there are lots of takes out there. Testing, Testing… “ Common Core testing group wages aggressive campaign against critics on social media,” according to The Washington Post’s Valerie Strauss. Education Politics.

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