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.

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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.

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.

2014 - the year of the wearable?

Learning with 'e's

Wearable computing is just one small step up from mobile technology. A large percentage of the world''s population is already connected through mobile phones, e-readers, games consoles and tablet computers. We will use computers in increasingly social and personal ways.

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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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.

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

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].

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.

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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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.

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.

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 !

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.

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.

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.

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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The TeacherCast Ultimate Guide To Podcasting

TeacherCast

These shows are often short … only a few minutes and often these days are used as teaser episodes when doing early promotions on social media. Social Media. Social Media is also a popular way of promoting your Podcast once it has been published.

Teachers' Essential Guide to Teaching with Technology

Graphite Blog

The Common Sense Media article " How much screen time is OK for my kid(s)? The classroom is a great place to model media balance. You can also promote media balance by making sure students are actively using the technology as opposed to passively consuming media. Be sure to research best media and tech recommendations to make sure you're using device time most efficiently. now include at least one mobile device.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.