How to craft useful, student-centered social media policies

eSchool News

Whether your school or district has officially adopted social media or not, conversations are happening in and around your school on everything from Facebook to Snapchat. The go-to method for guiding this practice is setting up district social media guidelines or policies.

How to Craft Useful, Student-Centered Social Media Policies

Graphite Blog

Whether your school or district has officially adopted social media or not, conversations are happening in and around your school on everything from Facebook to Snapchat. Schools must reckon with this reality and commit to supporting thoughtful and critical social media use among students, teachers, and administrators. The go-to method for guiding this practice is setting up district social media guidelines or policies.

5 Things About Effective Digital Citizenship You Need to Know

The CoolCatTeacher

He is currently co-authoring a new ISTE book with Marty Park titled The Digital Citizenship Handbook for School Leaders: Fostering Positive Interactions Online.

5 Ways for Students to Become School Reporters Using Social Media

Gaggle Speaks

Keeping up with social media can be a full-time job. There’s no way around the importance that social media can have on your school or district brand and its overall success. Students are on social media all day; yes, sometimes when they shouldn’t be.

How to Craft Useful, Student-Centered Social Media Policies

Graphite Blog

Whether your school or district has officially adopted social media or not, conversations are happening in and around your school on everything from Facebook to Snapchat. Schools must reckon with this reality and commit to supporting thoughtful and critical social media use among students, teachers, and administrators. The go-to method for guiding this practice is setting up district social media guidelines or policies.

How to Craft Useful, Student-Centered Social Media Policies

Graphite Blog

Whether your school or district has officially adopted social media or not, conversations are happening in and around your school on everything from Facebook to Snapchat. Schools must reckon with this reality and commit to supporting thoughtful and critical social media use among students, teachers, and administrators. The go-to method for guiding this practice is setting up district social media guidelines or policies.

LinkedIn for Students: Find or Be Found – from Sabba

EdTechTeacher

Not everyone has teachers who stress the importance of portfolios and networking, so to help students create a great profile and understand how to maximize their use of the platform, LinkedIn even created a Student Job Hunting Handbook series. This post first appeared on Daily Genius.

7 Digital Learning Theories and Models You Should Know

Teacher Reboot Camp

Although understanding these theories is still important, we also need to become familiar with theories, models, and approaches, which provide us insight on how technology, social media, and the Internet impact our learning. The Peeragogy Handbook with founder Howard Rheingold.

Effective Digital Leadership: Moving Our Schools Forward

EdTechSandyK

We need to be using social media to tell people about the positive things that are going on in our classrooms and schools! Ex: Creating elementary student handbook. administration digital leadership social media TASA TASA Midwinter

7 Digital Learning Theories and Models You Should Know

techlearning

Although understanding these theories is still important, we also need to become familiar with theories, models, and approaches, which provide us insight on how technology, social media, and the Internet impact our learning.

3 Ways to Add Excitement to Your School Newsletter

Gaggle Speaks

Utilize Social Media . Social media might not be the best place for long updates, but it’s quick and easy to make impromptu changes to event times, locations and more. Many parents have social media accounts. K-12 Website Success Handbook.

Schools Need to Include More Visual-Based Learning

User Generated Education

Sketchnotes are rich visual notes created from a mix of handwriting, drawings, hand-drawn typography, shapes, and visual elements like arrows, boxes, and lines (definition from Mike Rohde , The Sketchnote Handbook ). Use social media and interactive web tools (e.g.,

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5 Ways to Create a Stronger School Communications Plan

Gaggle Speaks

While talking to reporters and attending an array of school functions remains a significant part of their responsibilities, social media, and an always-connected school community, has led to an expanded role for these vital members of a school district. Utilize social media.

4 Keys to Successfully Plan and Design Your School or District Website

Gaggle Speaks

Integrate social media. Even if you aren’t active on social media, many of your visitors likely are. Make sure to include links to your social media profiles on your home page and even throughout your website in a header or footer section.

Friday 5 :: 12.11.2015

Perry Hewitt

You may have noticed a few changes this week to your social media feeds. Priceonomics published a 30,000-word blog post called The Content Marketing Handbook — basically, how to write something on the internet and have it spread.

How to Become an Effective School Messenger

Gaggle Speaks

Lastly, make sure to include your social media accounts in every email message to encourage parents to follow you. And again, make sure to include your social media accounts in the footer of your website to encourage parents to follow you. Social Media.

Florida District Pledge Opt-Out Form Incites Parent Backlash

K-12 Schools - Education News

The instructions were to be communicated through individual schools’ handbooks. LCS publishes its handbook online, but the district had planned to disperse some hand-held copies as well, writes Ryan Daily for the Tallahassee Democrat. (Photo: Wikimedia, Creative Commons).

From Practice to Paper: How #IntentiontheBook was Born

EdTechTeam

We consolidated our theories and cherry picked the activities we would include in the catalog under the themes “Creating with Words”, “Creating with Images” , “Creating with the Body” , “Creating with Sounds” , “Creating with Stuff” , and “Creating with Social Media”.

5 Tips for Sharing News on Your School Website

Gaggle Speaks

While social media might be the first source, most of us don’t rely just on what they see on social media. K-12 Website Success Handbook. More and more breaking news hits places like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram before anywhere else.

How to Create a School Website that Parents and Others Will Want to Visit

Gaggle Speaks

Our latest ebook, “The K-12 Website Success Handbook,” is a must-read for anyone responsible for procuring a website vendor or managing the day-to-day responsibilities of a school or district website.

Why and How Superintendents Should Blog

Gaggle Speaks

Further your reach by incorporating some social media sharing on Facebook and Twitter. K-12 Website Success Handbook. Blogs are used all throughout education. Teachers are blogging, students are blogging, and even schools maintain blogs.

Media/news literacy resources to good to miss!

NeverEndingSearch

How do we discern truth from rumor and identify bias in a 24/7 news cycle enhanced by citizen journalism, continual streams of real-time reporting, user-generated content, a social media landscape rich with multiple perspective and possible hoaxes?

Students CAN Lead: Implementing a Student Leadership Program in your School

EdTechTeam

Wrote out a draft of the Student Contract/Handbook and Interview Questions. Asked my Library Media Specialist to help “co-teach.” ( @debzemanLMS ) Thought of every question administrators might have, with an already thought out solution!

Truth, truthiness, triangulation and the librarian way: A news literacy toolkit for a “post-truth” world

NeverEndingSearch

News hits us across media platforms and devices, in a landscape populated by all degrees of professional journalists and citizen journalists and satirists and hoaxers and folks paid or personally moved to write intentionally fake news. NewseumED : Learning tools on media literacy.

It’s about time: a round-up of time-lining tools

NeverEndingSearch

Working with maps and source materials, using any timescale, users can tell narrated stories; create, animate and customize paths; link to media; specify start and end times using calendar prompts; and embed descriptions of events. 8th grade Social Studies Overview.

Resources to Help Parents Raise Empowered Digital Citizens from @CommonSenseEdu

The Innovative Educator

They are living in a world where they can harness the power of social media for social action and they are doing that in ways many adults could never even imagine. Kids today. They're addicted to their phones. Distracted. Cyber bullied. Right? Well not quite.

Coming Fast | Session Updates - Library 2.018: Social Crisis Management in a 21st Century World, October 17th

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We've got lots of updated details on our third Library 2.018 mini-conference: "Social Crisis Management in a 21st Century World," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, October 17th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone).

Announcing Library 2.018: "Social Crisis Management in a 21st Century World" - October 17

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce our third Library 2.018 mini-conference: "Social Crisis Management in a 21st Century World," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, October 17th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone).

Resources to Help Parents Raise Empowered Digital Citizens from @CommonSenseEdu

techlearning

They are living in a world where they can harness the power of social media for social action and they are doing that in ways many adults could never even imagine. Kids today. They're addicted to their phones. Distracted. Cyber bullied. Right? Well not quite.

How to Infuse Google Classroom with the Power of YouTube

Shake Up Learning

One of the authors of The Hyperdoc Handbook , Lisa Highfill , has an amazing presentation on combing YouTube with your Hyperdocs lessons. Click on any of the icons below to connect with Kasey Bell and Shake Up Learning on social media.

Boosting Engagement in Your Digital Library

edWeb.net

Post on social media to spread the message even further. Kelly Hladek is the library media specialist at Morton High School in Hammond, Indiana where she also sponsors her school’s book club and manages the library media center/book club blog, Govs Love Books.

For Your Summer Leisure: 17 Good Reads Recommended by the EdSurge Staff

Edsurge

Binging too much “Black Mirror” and the bickering on social media and cable news may well lead one to believe that’s the case. Martha Karmali, Social Media Consultant. At EdSurge, we are what we read.

Bloom and bust

Learning with 'e's

Should we still be organising learning experiences as a gradient of 'terminal learning objectives' in an age where learning is changing, and where personal technologies and social media are increasingly significant? Today social learning is increasingly prevalent.

American Flag on Truck Creates Issue at South Carolina School

K-12 Schools - Education News

This is the very process we advocate in our Social Studies classrooms and the fabric of American citizenship. When Robinson returned home after school that day, he replaced the flags on his truck and began to complain to his friends about the incident on social media.

21st Principal's Top 10 Web Tools for Administrators

The 21st Century Principal

link] Diigo : This social bookmarking tool serves as one of my two resource collection tools. It''s social media-like environment enables interaction and facilitates class activities. For example, I have used this app to create embedded versions of our student handbook and curriculum guide.

Inspiring Digital Leaders During Personal Learning Device (PLD) Rollout

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Should I go over the list of rules from the student handbook? He defines digital leadership as “using the vast reach of technology (especially the use of social media) to improve the lives, well-being, and circumstances of others.

What Is Creative Commons and Why Does It Matter?

Graphite Blog

Not only are you trying to find resources to aid your teaching, but you're also on the lookout for resources that your students can use -- legally, technically, and socially. More examples by media type and a full explanation of what should be included can be found at [link].

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The Top 50 Best Books for Teachers – Professional Development

Fractus Learning

This information-packed resource from digital experts Anderson and Whitby makes it easy to build a thriving professional network using social media. Student Engagement Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty – Elizabeth F.

Distributed groups and mobile technology

Connecting 2 the World

In any work team, individuals want to present a social identity that will make collaboration easier. In addition, a team prospers from members accessing the social and knowledge networks of other group members. They developed different communication strategies for different social groups to limit how they presented their social identities for different contexts. The mobile phone allows group members to access knowledge and social networks, but either publicly (i.e.

Edcamp: It All Started with a Tweet

Educator Innovator

We used social media to send out the word. The educators who had connected through social media now had a chance to meet face-to-face and enhance the relationships that they had already started.