Digital Learning Day: Social Media PD Best Practices #DLDay

The CoolCatTeacher

Today is Digital Learning Day. This is a day for leaders and learners to level up digital learning. For Thought Leader Thursday , social media researcher Laura Pasquini explains three defining aspects of effective social media powered professional development.In

Learning to learn: A skill set for the 21st century student


The 21st century student and learning to learn. I think that schools should rephrase their purpose statement and include “learning to learn” in it. Learning doesn’t stop when we finish school.

Top 10 Tips for Using Social Media for Administrators & Other Educators

The 21st Century Principal

According to Andy Beal and Judy Strauss, authors of Radically Transparent: Monitoring and Managing Reputations Online , “Shifting from traditional to social media requires new skills, new tools, and an understanding of social media platforms.” Any school leader bringing an archaic understanding and knowledge of old media to social media is in danger of looking foolish and perhaps in danger of getting himself in major trouble with stakeholders.


Learning with 'e's

It resonated, with many people sharing and liking the update (itself a measure of interest in the social media age). We can literally have a live conversation with anyone who has a social media account, if we and they are willing to spend some time doing so.

The Journey to Becoming an Author

A Principal's Reflections

This should never have happened either as I was convinced that any and all social media tools were a complete waste of my time and would not lead to any improvement in professional practice. Social media not only gave us the inspiration but also empowered us to take action.

The Missing Literacies – Networking to Learn #iste2015

There is no box

The Missing Literacies – Networking to Learn. This is not how we learn in the real world. The extent of networking to learn, if we were lucky, was putting four desks together and working in groups. In college, some of my best learning experiences were working on group projects. Both those group learning experiences were constrained by proximity and time. Enter Twitter and the rise of social media.

Why site visits are vital to tech rollouts

eSchool News

Without these crucial in-person learning experiences, too often educators looking to implement technology in their local environments feel like fish out of water—perhaps literally. Bring Your Own Device Creating a Digital Learning Environment Featured on eSchool News Top News

How colleges are adapting to the future of education

Linways Technologies

If that seems too far fetched, just think about the number of jobs that was created in the last few decades, like social media manager, drone operator, mobile app developer, system admin etc. So as a result, we are now seeing more skill based educational practises in colleges.

An article and a powerful conversation: two updates on code name FOEcast

Bryan Alexander

Second, we held an ideation exercise at the Emerging Learning Design conference hosted by Montclair State University. Next we asked: what methods or strategies do you use to learn and think about the future of education? Through a variety of mediasocial media, movies.

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Fake news: Fact or opinion?

Kathy Schrock

You can visit their News and Media Literacy units here. link] But how can a student, searching the Web to learn something new, know if they have landed on a non-credible site? Without a knowledge-base in the topic, it may be hard for them to determine incorrect information.

Defining (adj. or v.?) Innovations

Improving Education Environments

Innovation happens when we rethink conventions and apply alternative learning or technology to old problems. The exhibit will be open during conference hours, and it will feed directly into social media as well as digital repositories.

Teaching: Have you found your life’s work?

Fractus Learning

My ‘personal’ and ‘work’ lives are no longer separate, some of my closest friends are those who I have found through educational networking and social media. That is how we can have a real impact on education and the future of teaching and learning.