Creative #SmartTeachingTips Using Scholastic Magazines


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.

Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Mandy Froehlich on episode 192 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech. Twitter: @froehlichm.

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EdTech Magazine's Must Read K-12 EdTech IT Blogs

Educational Technology Guy

EdTech , Focus on K12, magazine has announced their 2018 edition of the 50 Must Read K-12 IT Blogs. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. There are some great blogs on here that I follow (including my own) and some new ones that I didn't know about that look really great.

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Tech&Learning - free Edtech magazine, website and resources for educators

Educational Technology Guy

It is a print/online magazine, along with a great website. The Tech&Learning magazine, available free to qualified educators, is released monthly and contains articles, tips, resources, product reviews, and much more. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Twitter Tips & Resources for Teachers


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 also receive all of my news from Twitter. on Twitter.

Twitter: A Resource For All

A Principal's Reflections

Everyone that knows me is well aware of my professional affinity for Twitter. As I have previously mentioned many times on this blog, it was Twitter back in March of 2009 that served as a catalyst for my transformation into the leader that I am today. They were led here, after all, by Twitter. Why do you use Twitter? You can view the entire winter Scholastic Administrator magazine HERE ). educational leadership educational technology Twitter

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. Why is Twitter planning to shoot Lightning into the world? Twitter as tv.

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. The first part is about identifying the best twitter chats for teachers in 2015.

Handheld Digital Magazines - An Intriguing Concept


Being that it''s almost 2010, it''s somehow appropriate to blog about this really cool concept video that came across my Twitter stream via @levarburton (Yep, of Roots , Reading Rainbow , and Star Trek fame!). I was fascinated by this video and the digital magazine concept.

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Blog Awareness Month: Zite Personalized Magazine


All month I have been singing the praises of blogs as a route to professional development and therapy planning, and I am ending with a bit of a twist- Zite Personalized Magazine (Free, iPad only for now) an app that allows you to subscribe not to blogs but to topics.

Center for Digital Education - great, free resource on education and technology

Educational Technology Guy

Follow me on Twitter and Google+. educational technology free magazine free resources

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


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.

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


Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information. News on Twitter : Students consider tweets and determine which is the most trustworthy.

K-12 Blueprint site updated - resources for planning and implementing EdTech

Educational Technology Guy

You can subscribe to the free magazine and use the site. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. edtech free resources school cio Tech and Learning Magazine This week, Tech & Learning and Intel released their improve K-12 Blueprint web site.

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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? On average, how much time do you spend each day on Twitter?

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 ! My pat answer to students who ask me to follow their private Twitter or Instagram accounts goes something like this: “Sorry, no can do.

What is your favorite social network?


Making Friends through Twitter by erinklein on Storybird Twitter for Teachers I recently composed a post for TBA regarding my love for Twitter. click here to read the full Twitter post on TBA } and see my screen cast video!

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! detox device digital fomo mindfulness NEA Today Magazine phone

30 K–12 EdTech IT Influencers Worth a Follow 2019 Cover Photo

EdTech Magazine

Are you one of EdTech magazine's 30 K–12 IT Influencers Worth a Follow in 2019 ? You can share this honor on your social page with our official K–12 IT Influencer Twitter cover photo: . 30 K–12 EdTech IT Influencers Worth a Follow 2019 Cover Photo.

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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. Find templates for creating logos, flyers, posters, greeting cards, business cards, online magazines, and social media headers and graphics (Facebook, Twitter, etc.).

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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! Daniller had her Bitmoji as her Twitter profile pic and I was all like "OMGosh, where did you get that!?".she

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.

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. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Helping Kids Be Healthy and Whole While Learning from Home

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Students can sense and even internalize the emotions their teachers are feeling, especially stress, depression, and worry.

Close the Attitude Gap – Build a Bond from Day One

The CoolCatTeacher

Baruti Kafele on episode From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter He didn’t like school. News and World Report Magazine as one of America’s best high schools.

Top 10 Ways to Give Back While at Home

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Research says that when students are engaged in service-learning, their immune system, heart rate and sense of well-being improves dramatically.

Three Ways to Expand your PLN This Summer – From Jen Carey


Here are a few resources to help you do just that: Build your Twitter Network. 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.

Student Leadership Through a Student-Led Podcast

The CoolCatTeacher

Hans Appel with the Award Winning Culture Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Award-Winning Culture is a student podcast led by teacher Hans Appel. Hans’ blogs have appeared on DisruptED TV magazine, CharacterStrong, and PBIS Rewards.

K–12 Schools Take a Business-Minded Approach to Education

EdTech Magazine

Twitter. Ryan has been a magazine and newspaper editor for 18 years, with the last 12 covering a variety of bases for CDW’s family of tech magazines. K–12 Schools Take a Business-Minded Approach to Education. eli.zimmerman_9856. Tue, 10/29/2019 - 10:32.

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Are Smartphones in the Classroom a Smart Move?

The CoolCatTeacher

Liz Kolb in episode 387 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Liz Kolb reflects upon how far cell phones have come since she wrote one of the first books on cell phones in the classroom. Are Smartphones a good idea?

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].

5 Ideas for A Positive Cultural Impact

The CoolCatTeacher

Aaron Polansky on episode 355 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Aaron Polansky gives us five exciting ways to have a positive cultural impact in your school now. Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher.

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.

Students Are Opportunities Not Obligations with Hamish Brewer

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Every child can achieve. Children are an opportunity not an obligation. Celebrate individuality. Sacrifice together. Make no excuses.

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.

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