19 Epic iPhone Productivity Apps & Tips

The CoolCatTeacher

You can be more productive on your iPhone or smartphone. With this tutorial, I’ll take you through the apps I use, how they work together, and some quick tips on productivity with your iPhone. 19 Epic iPhone Productivity Apps. Comes with your iPhone, no need to download.

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Twitter Tips & Resources for Teachers


My Thoughts on Social Media - How I stay ''in the know'' - I was excited to wake up the other day and see that my Twitter video had been posted by my buddy, Jeff, on Edudemic. The Bedley Brothers invited me on their show last week to speak about social media.

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


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?

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


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.

#07: Getting Started Using Twitter for Educational Excellence

The CoolCatTeacher

10MT | 10-Minute Teacher Interview with Billy Krakower From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today for Tech Tool Tuesday, Billy Krakower and Vicki Davis take a deep dive into Twitter for educators. Some of their biggest mistakes with Twitter.

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?

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


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!

Smartphone Photography Tips and Apps

The CoolCatTeacher

Every Classroom Matters episode 197 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Meri Walker, the iPhone Art Girl, gives us the essential smartphone photography tips and smartphone photography apps that we need. iPads Social Media Tech Tips Tools

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.

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. Screenflow (for capturing Mac screenshots, iPhone and iPad). It will even capture iPhones and iPads using the lightning cable.

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#NYCSchoolsTechChat: #ISTE19 - Thursday at 7 p.m. EST


You can also participate in the chat at that link or if you have an iPhone download the app at [link]. Twitter Social Media TL Advisor Blog

How To Save a Periscope. #edtech


The broadcast should have saved to my camera roll; however, my storage on my iPhone was too full. Connect with me on Periscope and Twitter: @KleinErin View my saved Periscope videos from Katch.me: Katch.me/KleinErin

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Sunrise Calendar App: Free App for Mac, Chrome Desktop, iOS or Android Devices

The 21st Century Principal

You can also connect some social media accounts such as Twitter and Facebook, as well as Evernote. Sunrise Calendar App is an excellent way to gain access to your Google Calendars across multiple platforms.

7 Day Digital Detox Challenge

The Daring Librarian

A friend of mine Friday night teased me when she saw my iPhone screen. Resources: A Digital Detox Test: Unplug Twitter and Facebook Digital Detox - Huffington Post Infographic inspired by an article on Popsugar to help me remember, too! Why not give a gift to yourself? Of balance.

Global conversations

Learning with 'e's

This means that texting too, has become normal practice, as has our use of touch screens, social media and search engines. My wife and I were having a conversation with one of our daughters last night, via Skype, on an iPhone. Do you remember the days before the Web? I do.

6 Super Geeky Tech Tips for the New School Year

The Daring Librarian

Resources Dropbox Like It’s Hot Dropbox for Teachers The Best Online Cloud Storage Solutions for your iPad & iPhone Dropbox In The Classroom: 4 Great Uses 2. Resources 6 Tips to a Super Twitter Profile How to Write a Professional Social Media Bio 4.

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!

4 Fun Apps to Win The Instagram Game

The Daring Librarian

Quickly combine your photos into your choice of frame layouts and send to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and more, right from your iPhone. By the way.Here's a side note: - Dear Twitter Friends & Fam, my use of FTW// means FOR THE WIN & not anything else! ;-P

Creative Lessons with Fake Texts, Tweets, Facebook Pages and More

Fractus Learning

Students love social media, and virtual impersonation tools provide an opportunity to bring some fun into assignments. If you want something even simpler with less features, check out Fake iPhone Text. Twitter. Assessment Lessons Resources Tools facebook snapchat twitter

Friday 5 — 2.6.2015

Perry Hewitt

Social media preferences vary by race and ethnicity. In the surprising news category, it turns out that the best Gmail app for the iPhone is now made by Microsoft. Gmail has always worked well on Android, but despite numerous attempts there hasn’t yet been a comparable experience for iPhone users. Friday Five culture email Friday5 news producthunt research social twitter

What is Microsoft Sway?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Sway works in Windows, on iPads, iPhones, and desktops. Install the Sway app to your iPhone, iPad, Surface Pro, or use it on the web. When your Sway is finished, add it to any site that accepts embed codes, send it out as a link, or share it to a variety of social media outlets.

#05: 5 Ideas for Using Game-Based Learning in your Classroom Today

The CoolCatTeacher

10MT: A 10-Minute Teacher Interview with Michael Matera From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Here are instructions for iPhone/iPad or PC/Mac instructions.

New Posted Resources 08/27/2010

The Web20Classroom

Learning with ''e''s: Why Twitter is so powerful tags : twitter pln favorite 5 Things To Get Your Twitter Network Off The Ground | edte.ch tags : twitter pln favorite 10 Social Media Competencies for K-12 teachers.

Do I Really Need an Apple Watch?

Reading By Example

” She showed me how she uses her watch, which connects to your iPhone via Bluetooth. Certain apps that are downloaded on your iPhone can then be activated for the watch. I have previously written about how my Android smartphone (work) would eventually replace my iPhone (personal).

#06: The 6 Most Motivating Sketchnotes in Education Today

The CoolCatTeacher

10MT: Sylvia Duckworth on the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. You may also enter with a social media posting on Instagram or Twitter linking to the show using the hashtag #10MT.

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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Breaking Down Hangouts, Skype, FaceTime

Hansen's Link to Tech

Skype By: Microsoft website Need : Skype account to use it can sign up with your Facebook, Twitter, Windows accounts. Android Apps Chromebook G+ Google Chrome Internet iOS 7 iPad iPhone iPod Screencasting Social Networking Virtual Learning Windows

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


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.

9 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.

7 Must-have Tools for Ed Conferences

Ask a Tech Teacher

As you attend meetings, you can stay up on emails, check social networks, send materials to colleagues not attending, handle emergencies that won’t wait until you return to your home base. apps for Twitter/FB/G+/LI–or whatever your social media of choice is.

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.

Your Voice Matters So Use It

A Principal's Reflections

I have learned that social media has become a fantastic medium to put issues out in the open and let our voices be heard. I came across this article in my Twitter feed where I have a column set up for #njed. I often tell educators to be the change they want to see in education.

WalkWoke: an iOS app for your student activists (and a media literacy opp)


Preview your power and then choose to print it, save it to your photo library, share it on social media, or choose to schedule Twitter or Facebook posts. They are powerful, carefully constructed media messages.

Library in Your Pocket

The Daring Librarian

Today''s blog was inspired by the amazing Meredith Farkas, Head of Instructional Initiatives at Norwich University, columnist for American Libraries, lecturer at San Jose State University’s SLIS program, author, speaker and consultant on social media and managing change.

3 Apps to Prioritize Your Day

Ask a Tech Teacher

What a great lesson for students to learn about the power of the internet, social media, and one person. IFTTT ( If T his T hen T hat) allows users to automate web-based functions such as keeping track of the weather or being informed when their picture appears on social media.

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To Android or not to Android

There is no box

Ever since I upgraded my iPhone 5 to iOS 9, I’ve been frustrated by my daily phone experience. My old iPhone 5 also took a performance hit with iOS 9 and the tiny 4″ screen was causing feelings of inadequacy at meetings where everyone was touting their 5.7″

Mobile Schools: The Next Generation in Communication and Engagement

A Principal's Reflections

As many of you know, here at New Milford High School we have been at the forefront of adopting social media and the latest technologies to improve the way we run our educational and extra-curricular programs.

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.

The Fun of IFTTT

Ask a Tech Teacher

It uses a simple statement that will turn all the social media mavens into engineers—IF THIS THEN THAT. Popular Recipes include: IF you post a photo on Instagram THEN share it on Twitter.

Class Tech Tips: How To Tell Your School’s Story on Instagram with Spark Post


Our school had a Twitter account and a blog, but in the years since I’ve left the classroom, the way educators use social media to share the story of teaching and learning has definitely changed. There are new tools, platforms, and strategies for using social media.

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