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. Both Twitter and the iPhone were less than a year old. But Obama’s use of mobile devices and social media changed political campaigns forever. Using social media tools pairs nicely with all of those skills.

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

NeverEndingSearch

These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses. Social studies teachers will adore these!

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How To Save a Periscope. #edtech

Kleinspiration

Should it be used more simply for professional learning? The broadcast should have saved to my camera roll; however, my storage on my iPhone was too full. Talk about anytime, anywhere learning!

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#07: Getting Started Using Twitter for Educational Excellence

The CoolCatTeacher

Get a 45-day free trial of SmartLab Game-Based Learning Software. SMART Learning Suite is today’s sponsor. Register for my free Differentiating Instruction with Technology webinar sponsored by SMART Learning Suite next Thursday, February 9 at 4pm.

3 Reasons to Take the ThingLink Summer VR Challenge

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

The ThingLink Summer VR Challenge for coaches, teachers and students will provide opportunities for participants at all levels to work together to explore and create interactive 360/VR activities for teaching and learning.