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10 Way to Use Twitter for Fun Assignments, Projects, Class Work

EmergingEdTech

Twitter can Bring a Contemporary, Fun Social Element to Topic Exploration, Research, Projects, and Other Classroom Activities Twitter, along with other social media platforms, is more often banned.

What Would Abe Lincoln’s Social Media Campaign Look Like? A New Classroom Use For Twitter and Facebook

Edsurge

During the 2008 presidential election, Barack Obama and his team pioneered the use of social media as a powerful campaign tool. It’s easy to forget, given how commonplace the use of social media is today, that back in 2008. sending out reminders and raising money on Twitter while interacting with people on Facebook was a huge deal. Both Twitter and the iPhone were less than a year old. What would Twitter posts from the Lincoln campaign look like?

ISTE Social Media& Web Resources

The Daring Librarian

I curated the info from various ISTE publications, the main ISTE webpage, and used my own graphics wherever possible so that the new ISTE board members would have everything ISTE Social Media on one wikipage. Have an iPhone or an iPad?

Got a New iPhone? Here's 17 Starter Apps

The 21st Century Principal

As a result, we are now using iPhones. Here''s my must-download list of iPhone apps. In an era where QR codes and bar codes are everywhere, it makes little sense to have a mobile device without the ability to scan these. For more information regarding QR Reader for the iPhone, check it out in iTunes. I can access my "To-Do List" on my desktop, the web, my iPad, and my iPhone. Using this program allows you to access your passwords through your iPhone.

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

NeverEndingSearch

Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses. Social studies teachers will adore these!

Mobile Schools: The Next Generation in Communication and Engagement

A Principal's Reflections

As an early adopter of transformative technologies, I have been watching the mobile app space carefully to see how it can benefit all facets of education. My vision is for every high school around the country to have its own native mobile app. we have a richly-featured mobile app.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

and a Link to a Free Resource with More Tips From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Crescerance and MAD-Learn (for Mobile App Development). Crescerance and MAD-Learn are my tools for mobile app development.

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Celly Launches New Service and Android App for Building Mobile Social Networks

Educational Technology Guy

It is free to use (standard text messaging rates apply though) and anyone with a mobile phone or access to the web can use it. There is a full web console to control and monitor things and you can either create a Celly login or login with Facebook or Twitter.

6 Must-Have Mobile Device Apps for the School Administrator

The 21st Century Principal

Ask yourself what makes an app on a mobile device useful, and the answer is that the most useful apps have these four characteristics: The app is available for and syncs across multiple devices. This rule applies to any software, but most especially to mobile apps. Being able to share using app has rapidly become an expectation, especially with mobile device apps. For Twitter for iPad, check out [link].

Global conversations

Learning with 'e's

We would converse on a one-to-one basis using telephones (which were almost always tethered because there were also very few mobile phones before 1990, and they were the size of a house brick). What''s more, many people stare down at their mobiles, rather than holding them to their ear.

QR Codes Are NOT All Hype - So There!

The Daring Librarian

One of my fav members of my PLN on Twitter is Josh Stumpenhorst - this morning he posted this Tweet about an article on Social Media Today titled QR codes – Don’t Believe the Hype which got my blood boiling because it''s flawed logic - especially for educators!

Is Technology Bad for the Teenage Brain? (Yes, No and It's Complicated.)

Edsurge

iPhone? Social interactions? Social media, contrary to its reputation, actually seems to improve certain prosocial behaviors—empathy, to name one—in teenage populations. Researchers in one study followed a group of 10-14-year-olds for a year, tracking their use of use social media, primarily Twitter and Facebook. Scores actually improved the more the kids used social media. By “digital” I mean mobile devices, primarily texting.

11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School

The CoolCatTeacher

Simple Updates to Your Classroom Procedures and Workflow sponsored by EdTech Software From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. This is important because you probably don’t want to share all of those pictures and videos on social media.

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#GAFE4Littles with Christine Pinto | Episode 6 of The Google Teacher Tribe

Shake Up Learning

Here’s how to leave a review on an iPhone or iPad. Follow Us on Social Media. Follow @GTeacherTribe on Twitter. Click on any of the icons below to connect with Kasey Bell and Shake Up Learning on social media.

Library in Your Pocket

The Daring Librarian

The Library in Your Pocket: Mobile Trends for Libraries View more presentations from Meredith Farkas. From her slideshare: Why should we care about Mobile Devices? The mobile device will be the primary connection tool to the internet for most people by 2020. Mobile Libraries!

5 Must-have tools for Ed Conferences

Ask a Tech Teacher

All you do is tell it where you’re going, ask for directions, and Siri (the voice behind the iPhone) will lock into your GPS and hold your hand the entire way. apps for Twitter/FB/G+/LI–or whatever your social media of choice is.

Merge Cube Mania in Middle School

The CoolCatTeacher

Karen Bosch on episode 288 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Karen: About a month ago, I started seeing stuff on social media. They had to include media in the review. Twitter: @karlyb.

ClassDojo - free classroom behavior system - announces iOS apps.

Educational Technology Guy

The iOS app designed for iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch devices is an extension of the ClassDojo platform that leverages innovative and easy-to-adopt tools for teachers to create a comprehensive learning environment and reinforce character strengths – the same strengths that have been shown to be the best predictors of future success, happiness and health. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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Smashing Adobe

NeverEndingSearch

When finished, share your completed story to Facebook or Twitter, via email or message, or copy and paste a link. Again, completed stories may be shared on Facebook or Twitter, emailed or embedded. All these tools allow you to create natively in mobile environments.

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Reform is Happening

A Principal's Reflections

In the near future he will have free iPhone and Droid apps. From now until November 25th, Adam is running a social media charity drive and when anyone clicks on this link he will donate a penny to charity. Right after Thanksgiving he will donate all the money to the charity that his website audience (Twitter-folk, and Facebook friends) vote on. He provided educators with a great deal of food for thought on using mobile technology for student-centered learning.

Google Document URL Tricks

Learning in Hand

Once you have the shareable link copied, you can paste it into a document, webpage, link shortener, Twitter, Facebook, etc. Example: Classy Graphics Manifesto Previewed documents load faster and work much better in mobile browsers than the standard shareable version.

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G Suite for Special Education | Google Teacher Tribe Podcast Episode 4 with Carrie Baughcum

Shake Up Learning

Updates start with a facelift to the desktop and mobile apps along with some great new features! Here’s how to leave a review on an iPhone or iPad. Follow Us on Social Media. Follow @GTeacherTribe on Twitter.

Testing Giving You The Blues? Get Creative with EdTech Formative Assessments

MSEDTechie

20 years ago we never would have imagined that the position as a Social Media Manager would be an actual job, and just about every company or organization would need to have someone manage their social media accounts.

Looking Back At 2010 And Looking Forward To 2011.

The Web20Classroom

There was a lot of buzz about it every now and then on Twitter but I still don''t see it''s widespread adoption as a great storytelling tool and feedback tool. They are moving more and more into the mobile market and now you can do video calls on the iPhone.

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10 Tools for Increasing Engagement in Online Courses

Nik Peachey

though, brought a whole bunch of new tools that course designers could take advantage of to make content more social, interactive and engaging. You can easily pull in comments from Facebook, Twitter or Google searches as well as a range of other social media sources.

ISTE12: Let's Go to San Diego!

The Daring Librarian

One of the most exciting events of ISTE is sure to be the SIGMS Forum: Expanded Learning Opportunities: Using Social Media in the Library Seats are still available! If not, I''ll bring my own from last year! :-) I''m a Social Butterfly! Go Mobile! Have an iPhone?

Producing Infopics

Learning in Hand

I added text on top of the screenshot and shared the final product on Twitter and Facebook with a link to the video. Jonathan likes to use the Mextures app on his iPhone to add textures, light, and color effects to his photos. Follow Jonathan on Twitter or Instagram.

AP: Libraries launch apps to sync with iPod generation

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

who uses the Orange County Library System''s iPhone app to discover foreign films. A growing number of libraries are launching mobile websites and smart-phone applications, says Jason Griffey, author of "Mobile Technology and Libraries."

To #AASL11 Minneapolis and Back: Report to Faculty

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

Nicholas Carr, author of The Shallows, introductory keynote speaker Top Must-Have for Our Students: Teen Health and Wellness: Real Life, Real Answers , the mobile app for 24/7 access by our students. Thanks for asking about my trip to Minneapolis. Yes, it was FABULOUS!

Learning Revolution Free Events - Hack Education with Audrey Watters - Common Sense Media's Graphite - @coolcatteacher Vicki Davis

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

After the unconference is our now-annual evening social/party, which will feature Kevin Honeycutt and the iPhone band. Learn about Graphite , a free service from nonprofit Common Sense Media, that helps teachers discover and use the best apps, websites, and games.

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9 Ways to Use Google Wave

The Electric Educator

I can see Wave applications for the iPhone and Android handsets in the very near future. We have a mobile lab onsite that is wired for high speed internet and close circuit observation back at the high school.