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. . That’s why each Scholastic Classroom Magazine takes a specific subject like math or language arts and uses captivating photos, informative writing, and impressive online features to make it relevant and engaging to every student. scholasticteach on Twitter.

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. I''ve been fortunate enough to have guest blogged for him a few times and been featured in his very first iPad magazine. click here to see this video on Edudemic I made this Twitter video a while ago, so I was surprised and pleased to see it resurface recently. on Twitter.

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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. As educators, I passionately believe we should use social media to push the positive, celebrate student successes, share resources with our colleagues, and connect with parents and the community.

How people use social media to learn about current events: new research

Bryan Alexander

A growing number of Americans get their news through social media. Pew actually claims a majority of Americans get news from social media. Given social media’s continued expansion, we should expect its use for news-gathering to reach a real majority shortly. Facebook is the leader here, in terms of total American population, followed by Twitter and YouTube: Facebook is by far the largest social networking site, reaching 67% of U.S.

The Best Twitter Chat For Teachers In 2015

TeachThought - Learn better.

The Best Twitter Chat For Teachers In 2015. If there was ever a doubt that education twitter chats were kind of a big deal, this television guide-style document should set things straight. Twitter chats aren’t just “things,” but have evolved into fully-functioning professional development for teachers. At their best, twitter chats are dynamic, digital, and easily curated cells of professional connected learning.

A Gullible Population Is a National Security Issue

The CoolCatTeacher

A Global Search for Education Reflection From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. 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. When talking about the 3,500+ ads, Wired Magazine says, “What made these ads so deceptive is they rarely looked like traditional political ads.

Tips for Successful Digital Parenting

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Weston Kieschnick on the 10-minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter handle: @wes_kieschnick. 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.

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.), The traditional path of publishing in a research journal and then reworking it for a practitioner magazine can be re-envisioned. Image credit: Social media class , mkhmarketing.

19 Epic iPhone Productivity Apps & Tips

The CoolCatTeacher

See 15 Fantastic Ways to Use Flipboard and Flipboard Magazines make curation for your classes Easy. How it Makes Me More Productive: Some people schedule and post to Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and more from Hootsuite with their pro version. I just use it to read Twitter, follow hashtags and keep on top of Twitter. The Twitter app becomes unusable when you start getting a lot of replies and conversations to follow. Productivity Social Media Tech Tips Tool

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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 love that you can have longer posts and discussions than on Twitter. I also use Twitter for education and technology resource finding. Feedly - I subscribe to a lot of sites and blogs and use Feedly to organize and read them, as well as easily share them to Google+, Twitter and even Evernote.

Down with Twitter’s Project Lightning

Bryan Alexander

Twitter is apparently preparing a reboot. We don’t know how Lightning – I refuse to call it Twitter 2.0 – is actually structured and how it will really work once rolled out. The gist, as far as I understand it, is that Twitter will hire an editorial team who will select and (re)publish Twitter content. Supposedly this curated Twitter will be available to users at the touch of a (presumably well-placed) button. Twitter as tv.

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

NeverEndingSearch

Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information. 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. Social studies teachers will adore these!

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Click the tweet buttons and share helpful things on your Twitter feed. (It I will also explain how to calculate these statistics on your Twitter feed. These reflections and social media tips will help bloggers covering ISTE. The Top-Clicked Twitter Link of 2014-2015 (1988 clicks). I found this resource by Smashing Magazine when learning how to sketchnote. Twitter and Facebook users seem to share posts with photos. Social Media Tech Tips

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! Get Polished Your social network profile is your best and most read professional bio on the web—so keep it polished, up-to-date, and consistent across all of your accounts. Resources 6 Tips to a Super Twitter Profile How to Write a Professional Social Media Bio 4. Never vent about administrators or students via social media!

'I Learn Things on Twitter That I Don’t Learn at Harvard': Clint Smith on Inequality and Technology

Edsurge

Smith is not one for silence ( he delivered a TED talk about the “danger of silence” in 2014 , in fact) and has used digital venues including Twitter to encourage others to speak up and recognize how history shapes the present. And when it comes to Twitter, are users merely “preaching to the choir,” or is it truly an effective medium for changing minds? There are so many different teachers who have found good effective ways to use Twitter in their classroom.

Tools for Designing Awesome Graphics

Teacher Reboot Camp

I started this blog 10 years ago, which was shortly after using Twitter and other social media tools to connect with educators. Part of connecting and spreading the word of new posts, online conferences I’ve organized, online courses, Twitter chats, and other news is creating visuals to share online. The majority of the visuals on this blog and that I share on social networks are designed on Canva.

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New Media Literacy Skills Empower Learners

ASIDE

Source: MediaOcracy Media Literacy Week just ended a little over a week ago. It could not have come at a more opportune time for our sixth- and seventh-graders to set up their Twitter accounts and participate in the KQED Do Now challenge called “ How Does Social Media Influence Our Political Values.” 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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Why Connect?

A Principal's Reflections

I was honored to have been interviewed for Educational Leadership, ASCD's flagship magazine, on the power of Twitter as part of a Personal Learning Network (PLN). When and why did you decide to get involved on Twitter? I got on Twitter in 2009, which was an accomplishment in itself as I had previously convinced myself that I would never use social media as I didn’t have the time nor saw any value in it.

101 Ways For Teachers To Be More Creative

TeachThought - Learn better.

Demonstrate the importance of reading (books, magazines, newspapers, or even comics) to kids. Head to Twitter, chatrooms, forums, and other online resources to get involved in some great conversations about creativity in the classroom. 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. Creativity isn’t always something that just happens.

25 Social Networks/Media Sites for Education

Technology Tidbits

"A social network is a social structure made up of individuals (or organizations) called "nodes," which are tied (connected) by one or more specific types of interdependency , such as friendship , kinship , common interest, financial exchange, dislike, or relationships of beliefs, knowledge or prestige. 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.

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. A5: If schools leverage the power of @twitter @facebook @RemindHQ the rest of connectedness will take care of itself #satchatoc. Many of us view this concept through the lens of social media and online networks.

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. I emphasise here the power of participatory media to promote democracy and to a strengthening of the influence of the voice of the people. The current exponential adoption of social media has huge implications for the system of education, itself a key component of cultural hegemony.

Say Yes to a School Instagram!

The Daring Librarian

Diana Rendina , to create a professional Instagram account for our MHMS Daring School Library Media Center. 200 Million monthly active users 13% of all internet users 51% of 2014 high school graduates use Instagram daily 23% of US teens consider Instagram their favorite social network 85% increase in global usage among teens from Q1 – Q3 last year 34% of US teens and millennials (14 – 34) use Instagram Our kiddos really are not much on Twitter (Shocking.

How to be a Teacher Librarian Rock Star

The Daring Librarian

Teaching Good - Branding Evil Creating the Daring Librarian Brand Rock Star Advocacy: Proving Your Worth In Tough Times By Jennifer La Garde Get Social. Social Media Mind Shift “We have the power to shift the mindset of the public sector if we shout out via social media the great things that kids do in our schools,” says Tony Sinanis and Dr. Joe Sanfelippo from the book The Power of Branding: Telling Your School’s Story Yes, I dig that!

7 Simple Steps for a Digital Detox

The Daring Librarian

(This is the full original version of the article I wrote for NEA Today Magazine - So, if your quote or mention doesn't make the mag or their webpage, you know it wasn't me! I did a very unscientific Twitter poll (click or see below), and I asked my Education Personal Learning Network (PLN) friends if they sleep with their phones and was surprised by the many responses. Social media is a constant challenge to mindfulness.

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

10MT | #29 Steven Anderson talks technology trends From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter handle: @web20classroom. Augmented Reality Magazine Advertising [link]. As a former teacher and Director of Instructional Technology he is highly sought after for his expertise in educational technology integration and using social media for learning.

3 Ways to Expand Your PLN This Summer

Indiana Jen

Here are a few resources to help you do just that: Build your PLN on Twitter. Twitter has become the online PLN for teachers. If you haven’t yet explored Twitter as a professional development tool, then summer is a perfect time to do that. JohnKingatED – The Secretary of Education is an important individual to follow on Twitter. TheJLV – Jose Vilson, Founder of #EduColor, Social Justice advocate, author, public speaker.

3 Ways to Expand Your PLN This Summer

Indiana Jen

Here are a few resources to help you do just that: Build your PLN on Twitter. Twitter has become the online PLN for teachers. If you haven’t yet explored Twitter as a professional development tool, then summer is a perfect time to do that. JohnKingatED – The Secretary of Education is an important individual to follow on Twitter. TheJLV – Jose Vilson, Founder of #EduColor, Social Justice advocate, author, public speaker.

Creating Real Opportunities for Student Leadership

The CoolCatTeacher

Adam Welcome on episode 544 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Students need real leadership opportunities – not just running a note to the office or other tasks that may be called “leadership” but really aren’t. Adam was Principal of the Year for his region, a 20 To Watch for the National School Board Association, guest blogger for EdWeek, NAESP magazine, and many other publications.

Whose Land? Understanding Indigenous Peoples Through Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. In 2008, he was named by Contribute Magazine as one of 10 Tech Revolutionaries Redefining the Power and Face of Philanthropy. Michael Furdyk from Taking IT Global talks about some global initiatives to help students understand indigenous peoples and develop empathy including Whose Land. Listen to the Show. Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher. Stream by clicking here.

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5 Fab Ways to Animate Your EduLife!

The Daring Librarian

This article was published in NEA Today Magazine - pages 18-20 - and also posted on the NEA Today Website 5 Fab Ways to Animate Your EduLife! Begin Bitmoji Savvy Signage Fresh Feedback Social Sharing Cool Communication Have you fallen in love with Bitmoji yet? You can use Bitmoji stickers as your Twitter avatar, on Snapchat stories, within Seesaw and Google Apps for Education, rubrics, within Gmail, on your blog, or for classroom or library signage.

10Q: Shelly Sanchez Terrell

Learning with 'e's

Just look at her profile: She is a teacher trainer, author, and international speaker, is the host of American TESOL’s Free Friday Webinars and the Social Media Community Manager for The Consultants-E. What does social media mean to you? Social media provides us the forum and we get to discover this incredible journey of learning and communicating with each other. Reform Symposium education social media Shelly Terrell

Richard Byrne’s Most Exciting Edtech Tools

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Richard Byrne on Episode #57 of the 10-minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter handle: @rmbyrne. Richard Byrne is a former high school social studies teacher best known for developing the award-winning blog Free Technology for Teachers. Tech & Learning Magazine named Richard one of their “people to watch” in their 30th Anniversary celebration ([link].

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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. The biggest surprise for me so far has been social media: it is the biggest thing in the last ten years to hit the world of learning technology. You already mentioned social media as one of the most important technologies that have changed learning. So do not turn your backs on social media in the workplace.

Customize Your Experience with the EdTech Insider Program

EdTech Magazine

But there’s so much to sift through across social media, online searches and hallway ­conversations. Beyond the cool factor of having articles served up based on your ­personalized interests and reading habits, EdTech Insider also offers users access to a growing library of exclusive content not available to the general website or print magazine audiences. Twitter. Customize Your Experience with the EdTech Insider Program. eli.zimmerman_9856. Tue, 01/15/2019 - 11:52.