A Gullible Population Is a National Security Issue

The CoolCatTeacher

Social media has not shown an ability to “self correct” perhaps because by its very nature, the responses can only be positive and thus, there is no self-correcting mechanism built into its algorithm. Social media is social but it’s also serious.

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

NeverEndingSearch

Claims on Social Media : Students consider the sources of a tweet and the information contained in it in order to describe what makes it both a useful and not useful source of information. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses.

The Best Twitter Chat For Teachers In 2015

TeachThought - Learn better.

Twitter is like reading a living, breathing magazine written by your peers that entertains and informs you while building your capacity as an educator. Featured Social Media Technology pd Professional development social media twitter

25 Social Networks/Media Sites for Education

Technology Tidbits

Wikipedia )" Since I last posted on Social Networks over a year ago, a number of new ones have been introduced that can be a huge benefit to education. Brainly - A fun social network where students post questions and other students from around the world post answers.

The future is not here yet

Learning with 'e's

Well, here's me in an interview with a German Human Resources magazine , in the run up to a keynote speech I'm giving in Cologne, Germany in September. You already mentioned social media as one of the most important technologies that have changed learning.

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?

Slaying giants

Learning with 'e's

Futurist Gerd Leonhard speaking at Learning Technologies 2013 Listening to media futurist Gerd Leonhard speaking at the recent Learning Technologies Conference in London was both engaging and thought provoking. Leonhard believes the major social media platforms have it right.

Tips for Encouraging Learners of All Ages to Read

Teacher Reboot Camp

He received a free copy of my book, Learning to Go: Lesson Ideas for Teaching with Mobile Devices, Cell Phones and BYOT. We shouldn’t dismiss what students choose to read, but rather introduce them to different types of reading materials, authors, genres, and media.

Weapons of mass distraction

Learning with 'e's

The invention of the mobile phone liberated us to move freely again, but in doing so, we became tethered in a different, more subtle sense. Such mass distraction centres upon the mobile, personal device. And personal, mobile technologies come with a social cost.

20 Ways to Have a Summer That Matters

The CoolCatTeacher

You can take courses on helpful topics like social-emotional learning, classroom management, teacher wellness, special education classes and more. Now that we have screentime reported to us on many phones, track it and work to spend less time looking at your mobile device.

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Survey: Education Among Top Industries for AR/VR Investments

EdTech Magazine

The vast majority — 86 percent — of respondents to the 2019 Augmented and Virtual Reality Survey Report agreed that by 2025, XR technologies will be as ubiquitous as mobile devices. She is a frequent contributor to the CDW family of technology magazines

Today's Newsletter - Curriculum & IT: Can This Marriage Be Saved?

techlearning

Mobile devices. Social Media. At Tech & Learning, our hope is that by sharing your stories through our conferences, magazine, and website, we can help your school’s marriage between curriculum and IT not just survive, but thrive.

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Student Agency is More Than Voice and Choice

A Principal's Reflections

It might be facilitated by posing questions and then having students respond under cover of anonymity using mobile devices. The discussion was relatively broad, focusing on anything related to academic, social, and emotional ideas for growth and improvement.

Goal: Be Someone’s Champion

Teacher Reboot Camp

We can also connect them to role models to follow on social media or invite these experts to speak to visit our classrooms virtually in a Google HangOut, Skype conversation, or Twitter chat. We will also share participant reflections in this free digital magazine, [link].

The Human EdTech for Diversity

EdNews Daily

Second, social-emotional learning is the single biggest tech trend in software. . Now equity means mobile access with machines allocated, internet, and abundant resources for all. She is also the founder of Knowstory , a new social media site just for education.

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Sit With Us App: How Kids are Fighting Bullying One Lunch Table at a Time

The CoolCatTeacher

Her “Sit with Us” apps and clubs are sweeping the US and other countries as kids use social media to find other kids and stand against bullying. So you sign up, like any social media site. Natalie recently was named 1 of 25 Women Changing the World by People Magazine.

News literacy tools: Advice, four sites and a new app (Swiipe)

NeverEndingSearch

Among the ten key trends Pew researchers gathered from among their research reports on social and news media were: Use of mobile devices for news continues to grow. Two-thirds of Americans (67%) get at least some news on social media. . Magazines.

Voice Is Only Effective If Someone Listens

My Island View

I have been writing in social media about education and changes in education for about a decade at this point in time. Social media however, has given voice to any individual willing to express it.

Goal: Be Someone’s Champion

Teacher Reboot Camp

We can also connect them to role models to follow on social media or invite these experts to speak to visit our classrooms virtually in a Google HangOut, Skype conversation, or Twitter chat. We will also share participant reflections in this free digital magazine, [link]. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward !

Using Google Apps to Support Reading and Writing in the Classroom (Recorded Webinar)

Shake Up Learning

The Social Media Secret Sauce (presentation). Kasey is co-leader of the North Texas Google Educator Group and has also been featured on edtech podcasts, EdTech Magazine, Edsurge and more.

Want To See Their Best? Then Let Them Play

TeachThought - Learn better.

As blogs and social media exploded in popularity, they have subsequently de-credited major news media in the process. In Little Big Planet, developer Media Molecule created a brilliant digital sandbox for learners to “play” in. Social Media as a Sandbox.

What is digital learning?

Learning with 'e's

As a part of the build up to this tour, which takes in the cities of Christchurch, Wellington, Hamilton and Auckland, I was interviewed for Interface Magazine. We hear about digital learning, e-learning, blended learning , mobile learning, and even micro-learning.

Supplement Your Professional Learning with edWeb

edWeb.net

Eric has received numerous awards and acknowledgements for his work, including being chosen by TIME Magazine as one of the 140 Best Twitter Feeds in 2014. edWeb can be accessed on any mobile device. This post was written by Eric Sheninger.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: April 2, 2017 School IT Leaders Share Strategies on Defending Against DDoS Attacks | EdTech Magazine → This article claims students are primarily responsible for denial of service attacks on schools. This week, I introduced the K-12 Cyber Incident Map.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: April 2, 2017 School IT Leaders Share Strategies on Defending Against DDoS Attacks | EdTech Magazine → This article claims students are primarily responsible for denial of service attacks on schools. This week, I introduced the K-12 Cyber Incident Map.

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Register Now for the "Library as Classroom" Free Mini-Conference on June 15th

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This classroom may include physical spaces for instruction and discovery as well as online, multiscale platforms aimed at social learning and participation. The library as classroom also requires well-trained, user-focused staff who understand how people of all ages can learn socially.

Library 2.016 Min-Conference June 15th: "Library as Classroom"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This classroom may include physical spaces for instruction and discovery as well as online, multiscale platforms aimed at social learning and participation. The library as classroom also requires well-trained, user-focused staff who understand how people of all ages can learn socially.

3 Ways to Curate and Share Great Content

The Principal of Change

I have been blessed with a huge network on social media and I want to use that to not only share my voice, but hopefully the voice of others as well. Here is how my home page looks: What I also loved about this site, was how easy it was to share to social media sites.

Final Schedule + Speakers Posted - Join Us for "Library as Classroom" Mini Conference This Wednesday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This classroom may include physical spaces for instruction and discovery as well as online, multiscale platforms aimed at social learning and participation. The library as classroom also requires well-trained, user-focused staff who understand how people of all ages can learn socially.

Registration and Call for Proposals Now Open for "Libraries of the Future" on October 6th (Oline)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Explore with us some of the key trends that point toward specific futures for libraries, and engage in conversations with civic, social, and education innovators to learn more about what they think about the future, and how libraries can become an integral part of their future visions.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Inside Higher Ed takes a closer look at a game called Givling , a mobile trivia app “that promises winners a payout of up to $50,000 on their student loan debt.” ” SEL is “social emotional learning,” of course. Speaking of Michigan State and Nassar, via The State News : “Original MSU alumni magazine leaked.” ” ClassDojo is now a full social media platform for schools - this letter & video just emailed to parents.

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

NeverEndingSearch

Don’t miss their new Mobile Apps. In 2015 The Magazine began publishing a poem each week.). The Less Is More: Using Social Media to Inspire Concise Writing lesson offers additional poetic ideas. I know I am late to the National Poetry Month party.

Registration and Call for Proposals Now Open for "Libraries of the Future" on October 6th (Oline)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Explore with us some of the key trends that point toward specific futures for libraries, and engage in conversations with civic, social, and education innovators to learn more about what they think about the future, and how libraries can become an integral part of their future visions.

Got a New iPhone? Here's 17 Starter Apps

The 21st Century Principal

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 about Evernote''s mobile app, check it out in the iTunes Store. Twitter: Being a heavy Twitter user, having access to that social media app on my iPhone too, is a must. Flipboard: Flipboard is essentially another RSS reader, but it gives you an magazine-like look to your resources.

Revised List of Top iPad Apps for School Administrators

The 21st Century Principal

Media Apps EPIX: For those who are movie addicts and have a cable subscription to the EPIX movie channel, you can now add access to your EPIX movies to your iPad. This app connects to your Google Reader account and pulls your chosen RSS feeds down to your iPad, where you can read them, share them on social media, or curate them to your Evernote account. Flipboard: Flipboard advertises itself as “your personal news magazine.”

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Final Speakers List + Registration for October 6th "Libraries of the Future" Online Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Explore with us some of the key trends that point toward specific futures for libraries, and engage in conversations with civic, social, and education innovators to learn more about what they think about the future, and how libraries can become an integral part of their future visions.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Philadelphia Magazine : “This Quaker Sex Ed Teacher Says Your Kids Need to Be Porn-Literate.” If your marketing department thinks this is a good idea, if your media studies department thinks this is a good idea, tell them to read more. ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “$100M Gift to National U for ‘ Social Emotional Learning ’ ” The money comes from South Dakota businessman T.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Vox : “Brazilian media report that police are entering university classrooms to interrogate professors.” Via The New York Magazine : “The Class of 1946–2018 Twenty-seven school-shooting survivors bear their scars, and bear witness.” ” Social emotional learning ! Via Getting Smart : “Extending Social Emotional Learning into the Home.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

Announcing Speakers Plus Bonus Downloads for "Libraries of the Future" Online Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Explore with us some of the key trends that point toward specific futures for libraries, and engage in conversations with civic, social, and education innovators to learn more about what they think about the future, and how libraries can become an integral part of their future visions.

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Thanks to the GEC Sponsors Social Media Amazing List of Currently Scheduled Sessions! Dr. Lesley Farmer, Professor of Library Media Where Do The Children Play - Freda Goodman Why Baki Matters: Stories and Projects from Silk Road - Melda Yildiz, Ed.D.