9 Web Tools for Creating Digital Magazines

Teacher Reboot Camp

My sisters and I spent several days creating various publications with construction paper and markers, including magazines. Now, creating a digital magazine is much easier. Class Magazine. Create a class magazine with this Time Magazine Google Slides template.

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Principles for school districts’ social media policies

Dangerously Irrelevant

This one is about some general guidelines and principles for school districts to consider as they formulate their social media policies. You can read the full article online or in AASA’s School Administrator magazine. Humans are inherently social and we make meaning together. Are educators courageous enough to be social media renegades? My thoughts on a proposed social media policy for school employees (Part 2). My newest article is out.

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Creative #SmartTeachingTips Using Scholastic Magazines

Kleinspiration

For nearly a decade, I’ve been using Scholastic News Magazines in my classroom. When Scholastic contacted me to see if I’d share some ways we use the magazines in our second grade classroom, I jumped at the opportunity. . But our magazines aren’t just for children.

Bill would keep schools out of students’ social media accounts

eSchool News

If passed, bill would make Wyoming one of the first states in the country to protect students’ social media. A proposed Wyoming law would make it illegal for school districts to demand access to students’ Facebook, Snapchat or other social media accounts.

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.

A Good Tool Students Can Use to Mock Up Social Media Profiles

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

It allows students to create fake profiles on social networking websites and online newspapers and magazines. Profile Publisher is an excellent tool from ReadWriteThink. Students can use this tool.read more

On magazine covers and media literacy

NeverEndingSearch

Whether they are composed of photographs or illustrations, magazine covers are one of many examples of media offering candidates free coverage. In his recent article in MiddleWeb, media literacy expert and consultant Frank W.

Engaging More Administrators in Using Social Media

The 21st Century Principal

How do we engage administrators more in using social media and in developing a Professional Learning Network? With all this negative publicity, it’s easy to see why administrators run in the other direction when someone tries to convince them to engage in social media. But the reality is that so much good can come from engaging in using social media on a professional level.

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.

Celebrate Awesome Girls with Kid President! #kpawesomegirls

The CoolCatTeacher

We can complain about “the media.” With all the messages girls get in magazines and media, we need to help them see their own beauty. Free Resources Inspiration News & Trends Social Media Students viral video

Here Is A Great Tool for Students to Create Fake Social Media Profiles

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

It allows students to create fake profiles on social networking websites and online newspapers and magazines. January 6, 2015 Profile Publisher is an excellent tool from ReadWriteThink. Students can.read more. educational web tools

Tips for Successful Digital Parenting

The CoolCatTeacher

His thought leadership around blended pedagogy has been published in Education Week, Ed-Tech Magazine, and The Learning Transformation: A Guide to Blended Learning for Administrators.

19 Epic iPhone Productivity Apps & Tips

The CoolCatTeacher

See 15 Fantastic Ways to Use Flipboard and Flipboard Magazines make curation for your classes Easy. Productivity Social Media Tech Tips ToolsProductivity that Works. You can be more productive on your iPhone or smartphone.

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Increasing the visibility and impact of our work

Dangerously Irrelevant

As a faculty member who has an outsized social media presence (53,000+ Twitter followers; video series with 100+ million views; one of the more visible education blogs in the world, etc.), Image credit: Social media class , mkhmarketing.

How to Quickly Create, Send, & Translate a Parent Newsletter

Teacher Reboot Camp

Google Slides Newsletter/Magazine Template by Art is Good. Free Newsletter/Magazine Templates. Copy and edit as you wish just click the link then Use Template- Google Slides Newsletter Template 1 , Google Slides Newsletter/Magazine Template 2 , Buncee Newsletter/Template.

How to Quickly Create, Send, & Translate a Parent Newsletter

Teacher Reboot Camp

Google Slides Newsletter/Magazine Template by Art is Good. Free Newsletter/Magazine Templates. Copy and edit as you wish just click the link then Use Template- Google Slides Newsletter Template 1 , Google Slides Newsletter/Magazine Template 2 , Buncee Newsletter/Template.

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

Here’s a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at what educators are clicking on like crazy

The CoolCatTeacher

These reflections and social media tips will help bloggers covering ISTE. I found this resource by Smashing Magazine when learning how to sketchnote. I’m creating a mailing list for people who want social media sharing tips. Social Media Tech Tips

Are Our Educators Prepared For Their Students?

My Island View

News came from newspapers and magazines that were limited to publishing cycles and editors. The media was dominated by three networks which were limited by news cycles and strict editorial boards. Journalists used more media tools in their reporting.

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.

How to be Digitally Literate in an Era of Fake News

Indiana Jen

New research from PEW suggests that most American adults now consume news via Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit being the most popular). I have given up my print subscription to various news and magazines sites in favor of their digital platforms.

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How to be Digitally Literate in an Era of Fake News

Indiana Jen

New research from PEW suggests that most American adults now consume news via Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit being the most popular). I have given up my print subscription to various news and magazines sites in favor of their digital platforms.

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6 Super Geeky Tech Tips for the New School Year

The Daring Librarian

(A version of this post was published in NEA Today Magazine - 5 Super Geeky Tips -So honored to have been invited to write again for them! Resources 6 Tips to a Super Twitter Profile How to Write a Professional Social Media Bio 4.

Twitter Tips & Resources for Teachers

Kleinspiration

My Thoughts on Social Media - How I stay ''in the know'' - I was excited to wake up the other day and see that my Twitter video had been posted by my buddy, Jeff, on Edudemic. The Bedley Brothers invited me on their show last week to speak about social media.

My most used/favorite Apps and how I use them

Educational Technology Guy

Social Media - Google+ , Twitter , and Facebook - Google+ is my go to for education and technology resources, connections and sharing. I go subscribe to the site and blogs and magazine. I use my tablet for browsing social media and watching Netflix and my Chromebook is my main work horse. I have a few apps and resources that I use on a daily basis. I thought this might be a nice way to end the year.

Use Political Covers to Teach Media Literacy

MiddleWeb

Paid ads and social media give lots of exposure to Presidential candidates. They also get free visibility from magazines, though they don't always like what they see. Frank Baker offers a magazine-cover activity to help students build media literacy skills.

We need a rethink

Learning with 'e's

There's a very useful and refreshing article by Tom Barrett in this week's TES Magazine entitled 'Education needs to plug into Web 2.0'. They use these tools outside of the school on a daily basis and often have a sophisticated grasp on how social media work.

Lisa Johnston Named Content Director Of TWICE

techlearning

Ed Tech Ticker Social Media NewsLisa Johnston was named content director of TWICE, the leading source of consumer technology business news and problem-solving insights, TWICE owner NewBay announced. NewBay was recently acquired by Future plc.

New Media Literacy Skills Empower Learners

ASIDE

Source: MediaOcracy Media Literacy Week just ended a little over a week ago. Does social media help or inhibit our ability to develop our own political values? Are your social media networks actually shrinking your worldview?

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8 tips to strengthen parent involvement with digital tools

FETC Converge

Read more at Ed Tech Magazine. Uncategorized Communication Parent engagement School-parent relationships social mediaTeachers and administrators at K–12 schools recognize the positive impact of parent engagement on student achievement, so many schools and districts now leverage technology to power better and more meaningful relationships with parents and families.

The Road That Should Not Be Taken

My Island View

I remember way back in the 70’s, I think it was Time magazine that came out with an article listing the most difficult jobs in America. I remember it because at the top of that list was the job of an eighth grade English teacher.

Extraordinary education happenings in 2012

The Innovative Educator

17-year-old Nikhil Goyal nails it with his take on the Best of 2012: The Five Most Extraordinary Things to Happen in Education for GOOD magazine. The one I''m most jazzed about for innovative educators is how students were able to use the power of social media to have a voice in the education conversation. With the power of social media, we will not stop petitioning, marching, protesting, and rallying until our voices are heard and represented.

101 Ways For Teachers To Be More Creative

TeachThought - Learn better.

Demonstrate the importance of reading (books, magazines, newspapers, or even comics) to kids. Teaching classroom creativity social media teacher 101 Ways For Teachers To Be More Creative. Ed note: This post has been republished from a 2013 post.

Being Connected is Not the Same as Connectedness #CEM15 #edtechchat

Reading By Example

We shared a laugh about the event that we would not have known without social media. Contrast this with my first day back at school: I started the week by leafing through the latest issue of EdTech: Focus on K-12 magazine.

May 2018

techlearning

FEATURES 25 SOCIAL NETWORKS & MEDIA SITES FOR EDUCATION This updated list from T&L blogger David Kapuler includes his favorite social media networks for education. THREE WAYS TO ENHANCE PROJECTS WITH DIGITAL MEDIA ? Magazine