How to craft useful, student-centered social media policies

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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

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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.

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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. If you’re struggling to find the time or even the right person to lead your school or district’s social media campaign, you might be looking in the wrong place. 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.

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 Idea Friday All Subjects Digital Citizenship Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Financial Literacy and Life Skills High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) IT Coaches and Directors Librarians Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Social Media Society and Ethics Students Teachers

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. Sadia’s advice to students, “Get onto social media because you can make the most amazing connections with the most amazing people plus find out all the information you want. 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. While pursuing our teaching degrees we were introduced to various learning theorists and their insights about how people learn best.

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! Follow hashtags on Twitter like #txed, #txlege, #digilead, #txidea, #txeduchat edweb.net - Professional social network for the education community - watch their webinars and webcasts live or in recording. Ex: Creating elementary student handbook. administration digital leadership social media TASA TASA Midwinter

Digital Learning Theories and Frameworks For Future Ready Classrooms

Teacher Reboot Camp

You can attend my online graduate course, Connected Educators: Harnessing the Power of Social Media , to experience networked learning and dive deep into some of the digital learning theories mentioned below: Connectivism by George Siemens and Stephen Downes.

How to Manage Student Devices for Remote Learning

Digital Promise

Work with local businesses and partners to create wifi hotspots where students can safely access wifi while maintaining social distancing protocols. Review the Staff Responsible Use policy in your employee handbook and remember that the policy still applies to working from home.

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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. Your website should have the most up-to-date information with links to your social media accounts and your blog. K-12 Website Success Handbook.

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. The social media landscape is one of the largest news and information sources for both young and old. K-12 Website Success Handbook.

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. Also, ensure that users can easily share pages from your website to their social networks. K-12 Website Success Handbook. Designing a website isn’t easy.

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. Friday Five culture facebook Friday5 governance how-to marketing social strategy twitter uberUber expands into food delivery as a standalone app with the launch of UberEats.

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. While pursuing our teaching degrees we were introduced to various learning theorists and their insights about how people learn best. Some familiar names, included Piaget, Bandura, Vygotsky, and Gardner.

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. Before jumping into social media, it’s important to understand how to maximize the benefits of each platform. K-12 Website Success Handbook.

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. Your website is not exempt from being a viable news channel. Your parents and larger school community will also go to your website when that news involves your school or district.

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”. We, (Dan and Amy), met serendipitously (as with most good things) at SXSWEdu Conference a few years ago when mutual friends brought us respectively in tow to an Austin Mexican food restaurant.

6 Simple Reasons Why You Should Create a Blog or Podcast This Year

TeacherCast

To do this, I created the TeacherCast Podcast where I built a network of educators from around the planet that I not only had on the show as guests but that I could reach out to anytime through Social Media to ask questions and get advice from.

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. Then move on to developing a sound strategy that should include responsive design, incorporating social media, and an easy way to access your learning management system and other tools used inside and outside of the classroom.

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. One voice that might be missing is your superintendent. As a superintendent, you have so much on your plate that writing blogs posts might not be at the top of your to-do list or on the list at all.

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. Some commenters on social media took the opportunity to express their anger against President Obama for the anti- patriotism symbolized by the opt-out form. (Photo: Wikimedia, Creative Commons).

Are You Ready for Generation Z

The Game Agency

They want to know that their work provides a social purpose and mission. Make sure you have a great website and active social media to attract talent. What about company information- organization charts, handbooks, compliance information, etc. Generation Z refers to the group born between 1995 and 2010 and currently represents the largest population sector.

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! When I set out to be an educator 20 years ago I never expected to be leading a student technology leadership class.

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? You might also be interested in my post Sandy and media literacy , as well as. Educator Resources from the Center for Media Literacy. Frank Baker’s Media Literacy Clearinghouse.

Holiday Reading: 6 Books That Will Transform Your Classroom – SULS042

Shake Up Learning

The Hyperdoc Handbook by Lisa Highfill, Kelly Hilton, and Sarah Landis. [14:14] 14:14] – Book number three is The Hyperdoc Handbook by Lisa Highfill, Kelly Hilton, Sarah Landis. The Hyperdoc Handbook by Lisa Highfill, Kelly Hilton, and Sarah Landis.

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. The post How to Infuse Google Classroom with the Power of YouTube appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Maximize Google Classroom with YouTube! Did you know that YouTube works seamlessly with Google Classroom?

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. Here is the breakdown: Parent Kick off Events Digital Life Survey: A simple survey of the school community's daily use of and attitudes toward media and technology. Kids today. They're addicted to their phones. Distracted. Cyber bullied. Right? Well not quite.

A Bored Student Hacked His School’s Systems. Will the Edtech Industry Pay Attention?

Edsurge

I think schools could use this to add useful links, like the student handbook or the school calendar. Certainly I’ve covered a number of stories where students have successfully changed their grades or wiped out their lunch balances or defaced their school websites or social media accounts. But there were a few things that I think they did wrong in the sense that they weren’t exactly following the student handbook themselves.

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

NeverEndingSearch

They force students to see contexts; to make critical decisions about relative importance; to make connections among people, events and movements; to visualize history and processes; to discover patterns and sequences; to examine cause and effect; and to juxtapose content from across disciplines and media. Timelines scroll vertically and may contain any type of media, including your own quizzes. My Notes from the Texas Social Studies Supervisors’ Association.

IUT Conference 2018 – Holistic approaches to online collaborative learning design

Learning Confluence

Holistic approaches with a focus on multimodal design extends learning into online spaces for improved engagement, provision for response choices (text, audio, video), online publishing and media creation while fostering new pedagogical approaches. tools (tools that allow for multimodal communication, interaction and collaboration as well as online publishing and media creation), or the ‘collaboration web’ (Harasim, 2017) as a design feature for online subjects in higher education.

15 Non-librarian blog(ger)s too good to miss!

NeverEndingSearch

So explore the site, sign up for my weekly tips, or follow along on social media. Check out Richard’s digital handbook for technology integration. She writes the Innovative Educator Blog to share ideas about the future of education, the value of social media, learning with a team, accessibility, inclusion and so much more, that will help create far more engaging learning experiences for others.

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Boosting Engagement in Your Digital Library

edWeb.net

In “ Secrets from the Front Lines: How Schools Can Boost Digital Engagement ,” Kelly Hladek, Library Media Specialist and Technology Liaison at Morton High School, School City of Hammond, IN, discussed best practices for engaging students, teachers and the community in the district’s eBook and audiobook collection. Post on social media to spread the message even further.

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). Operational decisions continue to be influenced by social concerns. What’s the new normal for libraries in this world of social and economic disparity?