Why Social Media Education Is Needed In Schools

User Generated Education

Social media is an intimate part of a large majority of tweens’ and teens’ lives. Social media is like eating, bathing, talking. When you’re in middle and high school, a lot depends on your status in social media.

Creating Social Media Guidelines.The Handout

The Web20Classroom

Over the past few weeks I have been working on a project for Edutopia and Facebook Education to develop a set of steps to follow when developing social media guidelines in your school or district. This all came about from my presentation at ASCD this year where I outlined how we created a document that promoted the use of social media by our teachers and our students but also gave tips on responsible use. Social Media

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

Edsurge

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.

Survey: Social Media Is Failing To Find Traction In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

Survey: Social Media Is Failing To Find Traction In The Classroom. Social media is a main form of communication and connection used by today’s students. Social media is here to stay, so it is critical to invest in our educators through expanded training,” said Cook.

Social Media is Filled With Stories

SpeechTechie

Exploring situations related to social media is right up our alley as social communication specialists. I found the great visual resource from the Excuse My Speech Teacher's Pay Teachers' Store "To Text Or Not To Text" to be very useful and engaging for my student.

10 Guidelines for #EdTech Companies + Social Media - It's All About Relationships

The Innovative Educator

Social media has changed how vendors do business. Instead with social media, like never before, there is now two-way communication allowing companies to have conversations with their customers. Those who serve our schools should be expected to engage with educators via social media. Some ed tech partners are doing a terrific job of this with robust online communities where the people behind the resource are there to support educators in relevant ways.

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?

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

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.

Why Have A Social Media Policy Anyway? Take 2

The Web20Classroom

Since then I have done a lot of thinking about and talking about social media policy. I repost it now because we are heading into that time of year when people are starting to ask me and the rest of the members of their PLN''s about their best example of social media policies. I have spent a lot of time lately blogging, talking and thinking about Social Media in the classroom. People ask me about examples of good Social Media Policies.

10 Ways to Use Twitter in Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Before unpacking Twitter in your classroom, here are a few guidelines: Clear its use with your administration. Be prepared to educate them on why what seems to be social media is actually educational. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

11 Classroom Blogging Tips You Don’t Want to Miss

Ask a Tech Teacher

What Are Good Guidelines for Younger Bloggers? She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

Protecting Student Privacy on Social Media: Do's and Don'ts for Teachers

Graphite Blog

Social media is an increasingly important part of students' lives; in fact, the average teen spends over an hour a day using social media. To be true digital citizens, our students need teachers who model pro-social, creative, and responsible social media use. So why are only one in 10 teachers using social media professionally ? DON'T: Start using social media in your classroom if there are no guidelines or consent forms.

The Right Way is Your Way

A Principal's Reflections

I have read some very thought-provoking posts and associated commentary over the past couple of weeks focusing on how particular educators use social media. What I have found interesting is the powerful opinions as to how one should use social media.

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

The Innovative Educator

Many students and teachers are in districts like Wake County where they are subjected to policies, guidelines, and mandates that they rarely have any say in. These guidelines serve as a companion to the 13 and older guidelines and have been positively received by stakeholders.

9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

Everyone knows what bullying is — someone being taunted physically or mentally by others — and there are endless resources devoted to educating both students and teachers on how to combat bullying. Here are nine great resources to start or continue your discussions.

9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

Everyone knows what bullying is — someone being taunted physically or mentally by others — and there are endless resources devoted to educating both students and teachers on how to combat bullying. Here are nine great resources to start or continue your discussions.

New Posted Resources 03/20/2012

The Web20Classroom

Googlios tags: google ePortfolio googleapps favorite What can Twitter do for your school?

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How Instagram, Facebook and Twitter Foster Digital Citizenship & Safety

Gaggle Speaks

While the photos and videos have not been deemed to violate Instagram’s rules or guidelines, they’ve been recognized as sensitive and will require additional action by the end user to be viewed. Be sure to visit Facebook’s Safety Center for information on its safety policies, tools and resources that are available to the public. Twitter provides separate resources for teens, families and educators. Social Media Student Safety

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. More on social media. Make your LMS a social learning platform.

Imagining the Awesome Future of Automobiles

The CoolCatTeacher

Entry Guidelines The U.S. Post on Social Media to enter to win some art supplies! Show us the cool cars that your students are drawing in your classroom on social media! Help Your Students Enter the U.S.

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.

Media/news literacy resources to good to miss!

NeverEndingSearch

This morning she outdid herself with a round-up of resources entitled: Skills and Strategies|Fake News vs. Real News: Determining the Reliability of Sources , in honor of News Engagement Day, coming up Oct. You might also be interested in my post Sandy and media literacy , as well as.

Free Lesson Plans and Other Resources to Prevent Cyberbullying and Promote Online Safety

Edsurge

While Learning.com has long contributed resources—such as videos, trainings, lesson plans, and webinars—promoting digital citizenship and online safety, we are taking bolder steps to show our personal commitment to raising awareness and helping educators take preventative action to stem this epidemic. Safe use of social networks — focusing on how to stay safe on social media platforms, how to create and store passwords, and how to identify and how to avoid computer viruses.

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.

5 Parent Resources to Support Children in Being Safe & Responsible Digital Citizens

techlearning

Below are the resources they suggested schools can share to support parents in keeping their children safe online. 5 Digital Citizenship Resources for Parents 1) Common Sense Widget for Families Want live, updated information regarding digital citizenship on your website? Kids today!

Digital Learning Theories and Frameworks For Future Ready Classrooms

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! SAMR and Digital Blooms resources by Kathy Schrock. Design Thinking resources from David Kelly, IDEO Founder.

DOs and DON’Ts of teaching digital citizenship

Neo LMS

Without further ado, here are the things you as an educator teaching digital citizenship should do: Follow your own guidelines. Before you can “lecture” on good digital citizenship be sure your social and other profiles follow your own guidelines. Simply hand out guidelines.

Five tools for global educators

Learning with 'e's

In effect, through the use of social media and telecommunication technologies, these teachers are becoming global educators. But what tools do we use to enable us to connect with these communities, resources, audiences around the globe? education social media learning

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New Posted Resources 11/14/2011

The Web20Classroom

'Empowering Students Through Reflection and Feedback letsgetengaged - tags: reflection assessment favorite Digital Portfolios Guidelines for beginners tags: eportfolio favorite INFOGRAPHIC : How To Twitter Effectively tags: Twitter favorite 62 things you can do with Dropbox tags: dropbox favorite Guide to Twitter in the K-8 Classroom tags: Twitter favorite Screencasting Apps for the iPad tags: Ipad screencasting apps favorite Thoughts on writing a social media policy tags: favorite policy socialmedia AUP Explaining Creative Commons Licensing tags: creativecommons copyright favorite 30+ Cool Content Curation Tools for Personal & Professional Use tags: curation favorite Evaluating Online Resources tags: evaluating research favorite Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.'

5 Edtech tools to try out this year

Neo LMS

Here are five tools that offer a lot of possibilities for students to create, to explore, to develop digital citizenship skills, and which promote social-emotional learning (SEL) skills as well. Read more: Can EdTech enable Social Emotional Learning (SEL)?

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Fake Instagram Template with Google Slides (FREE)

Shake Up Learning

Leveraging social media to teach students has been a huge win for me in the classroom. I’m forever grateful that Tara Martin taught us all how to annotate text through social media. . I had been hesitant to join social media beyond Facebook at the time.

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

Everyone knows what bullying is — someone being taunted physically or mentally by others — and there are endless resources devoted to educating both students and teachers on how to combat bullying. Here are nine great resources to start or continue your discussions.

5 Parent Resources to Support Children in Being Safe & Responsible Digital Citizens

The Innovative Educator

Below are the resources they suggested schools can share to support parents in keeping their children safe online. 5 Digital Citizenship Resources for Parents 1) Common Sense Widget for Families Want live, updated information regarding digital citizenship on your website? Kids today!