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6 Ways to Avoid Those Social Media Landmines

The Daring Librarian

This article is planned to be published in the May issue of NEA Today Magazine (sadly, without my nifty custom graphic) but it's already online ! I’ve been sharing on social media professionally for eight years now, and I have to admit, it can be kinda tricky.

5 Steps to a Successful K–12 STEM Program Design

EdTech Magazine

Fleming agrees with this approach and says there’s great value in “visiting local districts who have successful programs that are in line with your identified goals, attending conferences that offer sessions that address your identified goals , seeking out thought leaders in the STEM space whose work is in line with your vision, leveraging social media platforms to learn more and getting some ideas related to the program you want to create for your school or district.”. Twitter.

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Discovering the “Ultimate Classroom”: A Student Led Project Based Learning Inquiry

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Visited several local libraries and InfOhio : I tapped into these resources which gave me over 300 books, magazines, and articles at various reading and interest levels. Follow her on Twitter at @Leah440B , her blog at missburke4th.blogspot.com , or her webpage edtechburke.weebly.com.

Die, American cable tv news, die

Bryan Alexander

The first step towards media and information literacy in 2015 is to stop watching American tv news. Good thing we’re relying on him, instead of social media, eh? Did you know CNN publishes a Fear and Greed Index? That this is a regular thing? Hang on. Let me start again.

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The New York Times Magazine has a long and thoughtful piece by Sara Mosle on school reforms in the Atlanta Public Schools. Teachers are on the cover of Time Magazine , this time making a very different case than that infamous cover of Michelle Rhee holding a broom. ” Via The New York Times Magazine : “ The Second Shift : What Teachers Are Doing to Pay Their Bills.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.

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Education Technology and 'Fake News'

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But I wanted to consider too why the stories we repeatedly tell about education and education technology were so fanciful – stories about impending disruptions and revolutions and robot teachers and brain zappers and so on. But blaming social media is too easy and too simplistic.

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Via Philadelphia Magazine : “This Quaker Sex Ed Teacher Says Your Kids Need to Be Porn-Literate.” ” Via Motherboard : “ Twitter Is Banning Anyone Whose Date of Birth Says They Joined Before They Were 13.” 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. ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.

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Via Scientific American : “How the FDA Manipulates the Media.” tl;dr: emailing them, holding webinars, using social media. ” Via The Tennessean : “ Belmont University ousted a student Tuesday after he made a social media post using the N-word to describe black NFL football players, who he said needed a ‘bullet in their head.’” Via Buzzfeed : “After Reporting Abuse , Many Twitter Users Hear Silence Or Worse.”

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Anil Dash and Gina Trapani announced they’re closing down their social media analytics product ThinkUp. That is, major social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter increasingly made it difficult for ThinkUp to work with their APIs. Who owns your data – whether it’s social media or school-related? ” Via the Hechinger Report : “Can a wall-climbing robot teach your kid to code?” Education Politics.

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Related: a Twitter thread from Leo Casey about the various connections the Success Academy chain has to Trump and his wealth right-wing backers the Mercers. ” Via The Nation : “ Trump’s Border Security May Search Your Social Media by ‘Tone’ ” Via Education Week : “Setback for DACA Supporters Places Program’s Fate Squarely in Trump’s Hands.” ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics.

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.

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

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But Posterous, if you’ll recall, was acquired by Twitter in 2012 and shut down one year later. ” In reviewing Srnicek’s book in March, New York Times media journalist John Hermann wrote , Platforms are, in a sense, capitalism distilled to its essence.

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Previously, she was a Technology Integrator at Sacred Heart teaching robotics and programming to 5th through 7th grades and supporting the faculty''s technology and integration needs. It breaks down all physical and social barriers.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 11 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: March 18, 2017 FBI arrests Twitter user who sent seizure-inducing GIF | CNET → This is terrifying: Kurt Eichenwald, a journalist who writes for Vanity Fair and Newsweek, tweeted Friday that the FBI had arrested a man suspected of purposefully sending him a GIF that triggered an epileptic seizure.

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