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3 Key Social Media Platforms That You Can Use To Keep Students Engaged In Your Classroom

Wisewire

Engagement is a key component of learning, so what better way to engage students than by implementing the social media platforms they already love to use? Students spend much of their lives outside of school interacting on social media.

Social Media Mind Shift

The Daring Librarian

Warning, this post might load slowly because of a lot of embedded cool social media! Our kids are very multicultural, some live in 500K houses and some in apartments, townhouses, homeless shelters and mobile homes. Social Media Can Shift Minds.

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

NeverEndingSearch

SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. Might we also study whether learners with solid K12 library inquiry experience perform better than the student in the general SHEG sample ?

What School Leaders Need to Know About Digital Technologies and Social Media

The 21st Century Principal

For the administrator who would like a general, not-too-technical overview of digital technology and social media, the book What School Leaders Need to Know About Digital Technologies and Social Media , edited by Scott McLeod and Chris Lehmann is the answer.

A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A School Twitter Chat

TeachThought - Learn better.

A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A Twitter Chat In Your School. A twitter chat is an amazing resource for professional development AND gives educators the option to participate in their PJs, from the comfort of their own home! Give twitter tips and archive chat.

Still Think Social Media is a FAD?

The Daring Librarian

In 2007 I blogged on my MHMS Media blog about the amazing video "Did You Know" by Karl Fisch and Scott Mc Leod -- then last year ''09 I posted the updated version to my community. And as we watch the phenom of Social Media and the newly coined Socialnomics the video above.

Libraries without walls

Learning with 'e's

I recently wrote about how libraries are adapting to the digital age. The traditional library is viewed by many as a place for stacks of books to gather dust, and where stern librarians in tweed jackets tell you to keep quiet. In Library 2.0

Tools to Help Become a Tech Savvy Educator

A Principal's Reflections

21st Century Leadership Shift Happens (must see video for any educator unfamiliar with the tends and impacts associated with technology and social media. Principals can use social media for communication, public relations, branding, professional development, and opportunity.

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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.

Cultural hegemony and disruption

Learning with 'e's

Cultural hegemony is imposed as political doctrine largely through the state education system, but also via other means including print media and broadcasting. How does social media disrupt cultural hegemony?

and then our tools shape us

Learning with 'e's

I have scoured my personal book library in search of a dozen books that have influenced my own thinking, and share a synopsis of their contents with you. Today''s book recommendation is the fifth in the series: Howard Rheingold (2002) Smart Mobs: The next social revolution.

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Worldwide, Online, and Free - The Library 2.013 Conference Starts Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Please join us for the third annual global conversation about the future of libraries: October 18-19, 2013, [link]. There are eight conference strands covering a wide variety of timely topics, such as MOOCs, e-books, maker spaces, mobile services, embedded librarians, green libraries, doctoral student research, library and information center "tours," and more! join the Library 2.0 Ffion Alice Bell, Graduate Library Assistant.

The changing Web

Learning with 'e's

Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. Essentially, the Web has become more social.

AP: Libraries launch apps to sync with iPod generation

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

Our library is a warm and fuzzy place in an idyllic setting. This news story tells is like it is -- libraries are keeping up with the times, and should always be part of the mix. who uses the Orange County Library System''s iPhone app to discover foreign films. Public Library. "It''s

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!

Technology won't replace teachers, but.

Learning with 'e's

LILAC was held in the heart of Manchester University , in a well appointed conference centre, where almost 300 library and information professionals gathered for three days to discuss information literacy.

How m-learning is transforming online education

Neo LMS

That trend is called m-learning , otherwise known as Mobile Learning. If they didn’t have a computer, they had to go to a library or a friend’s house. The rise of social networking as a learning tool.

LC launches Online Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature & much more poetry goodness

NeverEndingSearch

As part of that celebration, the Library of Congress recently launched its Online Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature , a collection of 123 audio-recorded readings of renowned poets and prose writers reading from their work. Don’t miss their new Mobile Apps.

Visualizing Learning with Infographics: 23 Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Piktochart is my favorite way to create infographics with clipart, templates, fonts, and more in their library. Canva is a free web tool and iPad app for creating social media posters, infographics, digital poster projects and more.

Adobe Spark — All-purpose Desktop Publishing Tool for the Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Project templates include social memes, mini websites, narrated tutorials, presentations, reports, posters, how-to videos, and more. The desktop app gives access to all three in one spot while a mobile device requires the download of three different free apps.

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Daily Motivations and More with Buncee!

Buncee

We get especially excited when we log in to Buncee and see a library full of new choices in stickers, animations, emojis and most recently, the templates. The bookmarks and social messages templates are what initially caught my eye. Social Media Messages: #Quotes4EDU and #Future4EDU.

7 Ways to Use ThingLink UnPlugged

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

The images were created by participants using the ThingLink App and a mobile device. These images demonstrate ways to connect with life's everyday learning opportunities by capturing moments through text, images and rich media.

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StudyBlue announces annual teacher appreciation program “Thank a Teacher a Latte.”

Educational Technology Guy

Mobile and social study platform, StudyBlue today announced the launch of its annual teacher appreciation program “Thank a Teacher a Latte.” As the largest digital library of peer-sourced study materials, StudyBlue is inviting students, parents and industry leaders nationwide to join in building a virtual Wall of Thanks to give back to the educators who have made a difference in their lives. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Nominations for the 2013 Edublog Awards

wwwatanabe

The purpose of the Edublog Awards , or Eddies, is to raise awareness of educational blogging and social media for learning. I would like to encourage you to share your nominations with others to spread the word of the power of educational blogging and social media for learning.

Technology Brings Past to Life in Some History Classrooms

Leadership Lounge

For eighth-grade social studies teacher Andrew Swan, technology resources are a way to get his students at Bigelow Middle School in Newton, Mass., She also uses free digital content, like Digital Public Library of America’s primary source sets.

10 Tech Tools for Your Math Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

What’s more, they have curated the best lessons into a comprehensive library of lessons that are free for teachers to use as well! Nearpod is described as a mobile app that allows teachers to create and share interactive multimedia presentations in 1-to-1 device classrooms.

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21st Principal’s 2012 Edublog Nominations

The 21st Century Principal

Library/Librarian Blog A Media Specialist’s Guide to the Internet : Site with tons of information and resources from the perspective a media specialist. Twitter Hashtag #edchat: The most influential and ongoing conversation about all things education. Social Network Twitter : Most useful social media tool yet. Mobile App Evernote : Evernote continues to evolve and change its mobile apps, always with the end user in mind.

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

Planned obsolescence of mobile technology. Increasingly formal use of social media by education institutions. Falling cost of mobile devices, which impacts what’s affordable, who shows up to school with what on their own, school budgets, etc.

Smashing Adobe

NeverEndingSearch

There’s a magical audio sweetening feature as well as a library of music options. Use your camera, your camera roll and/or choose images from the libraries of icons and photos options. Again, completed stories may be shared on Facebook or Twitter, emailed or embedded.

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21 Things Every 21st Century Educator Should Try This Year (2018 Version)

techlearning

Have a class twitter or Instagram account to post about the day’s learning Just like a blog only smaller. One of my Ed Techs ( Ashley Pampe ) actually created a “Social Media” team on her elementary campus. In 2014 I wrote what would be my most popular blog post ever.

12 16 Resource Sites for Teaching and Learning With the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

On a personal note: One of our library parent proctors competed in the 1992 Winter Olympics, so I''ll be enjoying the Sochi Winter Olympics through her eyes too! I love the Olympics!

The Problem With Expecting Student Access

CUE

While their peers who have access to high speed internet and tech spend an awful lot of time practicing digital fluency in social media (and yes, that is definitely practice), the tech-less kids spend their free time away from a keyboard. You can find her on Twitter @MsLafferty.

The 21st Century Principal’s 20 Applications for Everyday Use

The 21st Century Principal

Add my favorite Evernote mobile apps vJournal, Penultimate, Skitch and this application''s functionality expands enormously. With the ability to access and edit your documents through the mobile app, I can’t possibly see any reason to have a paper copy of anything any longer.

Four Tools to Help Students Uncover Hidden Histories

MindShift

The rise of digital media is significantly changing how we teach and learn about history. Take a look at Twitter during an international crisis, and you’ll see we now have instant access to a diversity of firsthand accounts as history is made.

Change The Conversation–It’s Not About The Thinking

TeachThought - Learn better.

Mobile learning. Social media in the classroom. The 3D printer in the library? Snark on twitter. It’s Not About The Thinking. by Terry Heick. It’s not the thinking behind an idea that should bother us, but rather the effect of the idea. edtech.

Trends to watch in 2016: technologies

Bryan Alexander

Now there’s a bipartisan interest in cracking down on social media ( thank you Trump and Clinton ), plus a drive to weaken encryption so the NSA can have better eyes with which to see you. Countervailing trend: public libraries supporting the TOR browser.

Student Leadership via EdTech Playgrounds

EdTechTeam

An EdTech Playground is a mobile space that can be set up in small or large areas. The resources that are featured in our EdTech Playgrounds come directly from our classrooms and libraries.