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3 Key Social Media Platforms That You Can Use To Keep Students Engaged In Your Classroom

Wisewire

Engagement is a key component of learning, so what better way to engage students than by implementing the social media platforms they already love to use? Students spend much of their lives outside of school interacting on social media.

Social Media in Education

A Principal's Reflections

My answers to Bill''s questions provide a snapshot of my social media in education journey. What made you interested in using social media to reach out to your school community? In early March of 2009, I was reading my local newspaper, The Staten Island Advance, and came across an article on Twitter. As I read the article I learned more about Twitter and its capabilities. For me, Twitter opened the door to the world of social media.

B2B Social Media Trends We are Going to See in 2018

Ask a Tech Teacher

Social media has been around for some time now. Twitter launched 11 years ago, LinkedIn 14 years ago, Facebook 13 years ago — and you know what? As new school B2B buyers step into the role of decision-maker, social media will influence their purchase decisions.

A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A School Twitter Chat

TeachThought - Learn better.

A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A Twitter Chat In Your School. A twitter chat is an amazing resource for professional development AND gives educators the option to participate in their PJs, from the comfort of their own home! Give twitter tips and archive chat.

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.

Today’s Meet is Closed. What are your Alternatives?

Ask a Tech Teacher

As of June 16, 2018, Today’s Meet closed (read the full details here ). It turns out, there are good options, depending upon whether you primarily use Today’s Meet for: backchannel and student response. Twitter.

7 Global Project Ideas from a Leading 3rd Grade Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Vickie Morgado on episode 177 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Instantly scan and score with any mobile, desktop or document camera. How Vickie Morgado Uses Social Media in Her Classroom.

A Wake Up Call For School Leaders

A Principal's Reflections

So the other day I tweeted out this comment, “I am amazed each day to see so much educational progress in my Twitter feed. Thus, the use of social media in schools by educators continues to be an uphill battle. Change Digital Leadership Social Media

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Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon on episode 190 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. He has worked as a technology entrepreneur in a variety of different fields related to children’s media. Twitter: @elemenous.

Beyond Twitter: Virtually Connecting at Conferences

ProfHacker

Her research and innovation interests are in the areas of online collaboration, social media, and blogging. By now, the concept of a Twitter backchannel at conferences has become familiar. But can someone participate in a conference virtually beyond the Twitter back channel?

36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

and a Link to a Free Resource with More Tips From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Crescerance and MAD-Learn (for Mobile App Development). Crescerance and MAD-Learn are my tools for mobile app development. for my meetings now.

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5 Tips to Increase Parental Engagement in the 21st Century Classroom – From Courtney Pepe

EdTechTeacher

As an administrator in the 21st century, I constantly think about ways to effectively communicate with our parents and the tools that our faculty can use to extend and expand the way we share academic, behavioral, and social data with the families of children whom we serve.

Our mutual friends

Learning with 'e's

It fascinated social psychologist Stanley Milgram. So Milgram''s notion of six degrees is not so much a theory of learning, more a social contact theory, but it has significant implications for learning in the social media age. Bandura Social Learning Theory 4.

Using @IFTTT For Better School Communications

The Web20Classroom

Sure, the upcoming athletics schedule or after-school meeting times are important. Mobile devices we can carry in our pockets are powerful. Some recipes to try: RSS to Twitter -Automatically take blog posts or website updates and have them posted to Twitter.

6 Must-Have Mobile Device Apps for the School Administrator

The 21st Century Principal

Ask yourself what makes an app on a mobile device useful, and the answer is that the most useful apps have these four characteristics: The app is available for and syncs across multiple devices. This rule applies to any software, but most especially to mobile apps. Being able to share using app has rapidly become an expectation, especially with mobile device apps. Dropbox meets all four criteria above to easily become my cloud-based storage app of choice.

Tools to Help Become a Tech Savvy Educator

A Principal's Reflections

21st Century Leadership Shift Happens (must see video for any educator unfamiliar with the tends and impacts associated with technology and social media. Principals can use social media for communication, public relations, branding, professional development, and opportunity.

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A PLN Quick Start Guide

A Principal's Reflections

Image Credit [link] Most educators I talk to have no idea where to begin when attempting to create a PLN that meets their teaching and learning needs. For more information on Twitter check out this video. Social Bookmarking : Method for storing, organizing, and sharing bookmarks online.

7 ways to support learner-teacher interaction

Learning with 'e's

At the recent ALT-C Conference in Nottingham (which I couldn''t attend) a very good question was asked by Renee Filius on Twitter: How can we enable true two-way interaction between lecturers and students that is not too time consuming? Hyperinks and other media can be sent as tweets.

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Global conversations

Learning with 'e's

We would converse on a one-to-one basis using telephones (which were almost always tethered because there were also very few mobile phones before 1990, and they were the size of a house brick). What''s more, many people stare down at their mobiles, rather than holding them to their ear.

Global digital tribe

Learning with 'e's

Whether or not we realise it, if we regularly use social media, we are members of the world wide digital tribe. People feel free to say much more on Twitter than they would dare to say to someone face to face.

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Why your young students love e-learning

Neo LMS

Technology in the classroom may not have reached its full potential yet, but both teachers and students know there’s more to it than meets the eye. They turn to other social media sites , like Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr, Yik Yak, or Twitter. E-learning is mobile.

10Q: Helen Keegan

Learning with 'e's

In the primary (elementary) and secondary (high) school sectors some can be conspicuous, because through various Teachmeets around the world, and also online during Twitter #edchats, they make their work known to the wider community. What does social media mean to you?

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5 Top Ways Technology Benefits Project Based Learning

Wisewire

Most students who have their own mobile device are constantly connected, so much that they deem their devices as necessary as the shirt they are wearing. They wouldn’t walk out of the house without a shirt on, nor would they go anywhere without their mobile devices.

Let’s Inspire Each Other During #ISTE2016 #NotAtISTE16

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you are in Denver, I’d love the chance to meet you face-to-face and if not we can still enjoy each other’s company virtually. There are over 15,000 teachers in Denver gathering and thousands more meeting virtually using the hashtag #NotAtISTE16.

Reaching The Community With Periscope

The Web20Classroom

Parent-Teacher Conferences, After-School Events, other meetings, are just out of reach. Periscope is a live video streaming app that lives on your mobile device. For more content like this, follow Samsung Business on Insights , Twitter, LinkedIn , YouTube and SlideShare.

Go on an Epic Selfie Conference Adventure

Teacher Reboot Camp

Selfie- a picture taken of oneself shared via social media. Selfies are also a fun way to meet new people at a conference and create memories. You can’t truly experience a conference unless you meet new people!

2016 Fall CUE Overview

CUE

I’ll be one of those #notatcue people, and will be engaging with #fallcue followers via social media from my home just outside of Chicago. I’m excited to serve as CUE’s social media ambassador from afar for my fourth CUE event!

Learning on the move

Learning with 'e's

It was nice to be invited to present a session for Sheffield Hallam University on mobile learning earlier today. Mobile learning is going to be very big indeed. One report suggests that as many as 8 out of every 10 people now having access to some form of mobile communication device.

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Back to School! Seven Ways to Communicate with Your Community

Digital Promise

As President and CEO of Digital Promise and Senior Vice President of Educational Partnerships at Discovery Education, we spend much of our time on the road, meeting with school leaders and teachers across the country. Stories have the power to inform, inspire, connect, and mobilize. Here are seven and we invite you to leave other examples in the comments: Relationships – Build strong relationships with your local broadcast and print media.

8 Education Books For The Digital Age: The Connected Educator Series #CorwinCE

The Web20Classroom

Ask any of the thousands of teachers who regularly use Twitter, Pinterest, or Facebook about connected education, and you may get an earful about using digital tools as a means to connect with educators and students worldwide.

Top 5 Apps for Educational Administrators to Use

Educational Technology Guy

Use it for teacher evaluations, meeting notes, research, saving articles to read later, to do list, project management and more. Social Media - Social Media is an excellent resource for administrators. Google Calendar - Administrators can stay organized by having appointments, due dates, meetings, school calendar days, and more all in Google Calendar. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Pushing the Limits on Instagram in 2018

The Christensen Institute

Join the crowd of about 1 billion others who made Instagram the fastest growing social network in history. 2018 is the year brands will learn how to push the limits on Instagram and beyond to meet a goal and find that precious ROI. Share it on Twitter using #InstagramLimitations.

The Power of a Goal-Minded Teacher

Teacher Reboot Camp

Provide students with examples of people their age accomplishing the incredible with social media or their. Take one day to high five all the teachers in a meeting or all the students in your classes. Write down a few motivational words or sentences to repeat silently to yourself throughout the day or every morning before you meet with your students. There are moments, days, and even years when teaching overwhelms us.

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Overcoming The Barriers To Better School:Home Communications

The Web20Classroom

Getting my room put together, planning new lessons and meeting new faces was something I couldn't wait to do. It must be something that is constantly evaluated and refined to meet the ever-changing needs of a more mobile society. Want to make your Media Coordinator happy?

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Technology won't replace teachers, but.

Learning with 'e's

As the #lilac13 Twitter stream will reveal, there were lively and protracted debates around the changing nature of library spaces, the nature of knowledge, the future of books and reading, and the impact of digital media.

Why Do We Climb? Face Your Fears. Climb to New Heights of Excellence

The CoolCatTeacher

Day 24 of 80 Days of Excellence From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. A major technology company wanted to send me to South Africa to “cover” a conference on social media.

Following Through

A Principal's Reflections

A few posts ago I wrote about a stimulating meeting that I had with members of student government at my school ( Winds of Change: Student Style 3/10/10 ). During the meeting I challenged them to be active in the change process and provide ideas on how to make NMHS a better place academically and socially. These will be added to the mobile iPod learning lab that currently houses 28 nanos. -

Bending the rules of flipped classrooms

Neo LMS

Flipped classes don’t have to be over-reliant on videos and podcasts and all other recorded media. Personalizing learning can help students design and tailor-fit their learning to meet individual needs and apply different didactic strategies. Social learning is another possibility. These days, you’re irrelevant if you don’t have Facebook or Twitter or Instagram.

Peerless-AV® Introduces Custom Mounting Solutions for the Samsung Flip

techlearning

July 26, 2018 – Peerless-AV, an award-winning designer and manufacturer of the highest quality custom audio and video solutions and accessories, is pleased to introduce the new Rotational Wall Mount (RMI3-FLIP) and Mobile Cart with Rotational Interface (SR560-FLIP) for the 55" Samsung Flip display.

Livestreaming and Podcasting in the Classroom

edWeb.net

In fact, Dr. Tatom says he thinks streaming and podcasting meet several ISTE Standards like, for example, standards 6A and 6B (creative communication) for students. What social media do you use regularly for communicating with your students and parents?