What is Microsoft Sway?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Lately, when I join technology education forums, one of the most talked-about webtools is Microsoft Sway. When your Sway is finished, add it to any site that accepts embed codes, send it out as a link, or share it to a variety of social media outlets.

Digital Citizenship and Social Media for Students

Buncee

I had a new app called GoBubble which is a safe social media site for children under 13. We will have an authentic chat using social media to discuss different aspects of internet safety with the students. Connect with her on twitter at @LindaEdwardsi.

Microsoft Launches, quietly, new social network - So.cl

Educational Technology Guy

Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and now So.cl. Microsoft has quietly launched a new social network , So.cl , pronounced "social" that was originally an academic resource for students. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. facebook social media social network twitter

No 1:1 devices? You can be an awesome tech using school anyway!

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Gail Charnick and her teachers are using a variety of technologies and showing that you don’t have to be 1 to 1 to be leading edge.

Why Have A Social Media Policy Anyway? Take 2

The Web20Classroom

Since then I have done a lot of thinking about and talking about social media policy. I repost it now because we are heading into that time of year when people are starting to ask me and the rest of the members of their PLN''s about their best example of social media policies. Districts and district leaders are beginning to see how teachers are using blogs, wikis, Twitter and other tools to create really awesome classrooms and they are scared.

5 Ways to Participate in #ISTE17 even if you’re not there #notatiste17

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Peggy George in episode 105 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. The #notatiste17 hashtag on Twitter. Twitter handle: @pgeorge. Twitter hashtag: #notatiste17.

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Top Education Tweets of the Week: November 7, 2015

The CoolCatTeacher

Trends and Topics on Twitter This week’s top education tweets of the week have lots of interesting nuggets for us busy teachers. How to link Google Drive with Microsoft Office. As for “keeping” up with everything on Twitter. Twitter overwhelms me too.

Social Media and Gamification Take Center Stage in Learning – Noelene Callaghan, Australia

Daily Edventures

For Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert Noelene Callaghan, her career and passion were a matter of happy circumstance. She is already well on her way to breaking down barriers by regularly sharing her ideas and experiences on her blog and Twitter daily.

5 Things Every Digital Citizen Should Know #digcit

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Alice Chen on Episode 55 of the 10-Minute Teacher Show From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter handle: @wondertechedu.

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. In her class, my class, and in another class, we used Twitter to communicate back and forth. Realistically, they will be on social media.

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. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses. Social studies teachers will adore these!

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.

Podcasting How To’s and Tips with Jeff Bradbury and Vicki Davis

The CoolCatTeacher

Jeff Bradbury on episode 267 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. I do a show for the Jersey Educators Association and I also do it for Microsoft Education. Twitter: @teachercast.

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5 Ideas to Build Your Personal Brand This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

Blog Post and Audio Blog Post for episode 90 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. But something happened the day I hit 12,000 Twitter followers. Librarians Social Media Teachers

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Update and full review on So.cl - I'm in and using it now

Educational Technology Guy

Yesterday I wrote about So.cl, Microsoft''s new social network that they launched with very little fanfare. and other social networks is that it is all about sharing internet searches and exploring topics of interest. If you are interested in another social network, check out So.cl

Parental Control Quick Guide: Keeping Your Kids Safe Online

Securly

Social Media Safety. While Facebook and big name social media sites do not specifically include parental controls, adjust your child’s privacy settings to protect from predators, scams, and cyberbullying. .

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. Microsoft Word (Personal Wordprocessing for Basic Documents). Microsoft Word – Lots of layouts, templates, and just heavy duty wordprocessing.

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#NYCSchoolsTechChat: #ISTE19 - Thursday at 7 p.m. EST

techlearning

NYCSchoolsTechChat Chat details are below: Date: Thursday, July 5 Time: 7:00 pm Topic: #NYCSchoolsTech Summit Your Host: @eileen_lennon (@NYCSchools) Co-Host: @InnovativeEdu (@NYCSchools) [ Apple, Google, & Microsoft. Twitter Social Media TL Advisor Blog

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.

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.

6 Super Geeky Tech Tips for the New School Year

The Daring Librarian

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.

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. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Augmented reality and virtual reality.

“My students have always seen the problems in the world, but now we are concentrating on looking beyond the problem to the solution.” – Valerie Anglemyer, USA 

Daily Edventures

For Valerie Anglemyer, a 2014 Indiana Excellence in Education award winner and Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (for the third year), empowering her students has sparked not only an appreciation for the world beyond their four walls, but also an entirely new way to learn.

Friday 5 — 2.6.2015

Perry Hewitt

Social media preferences vary by race and ethnicity. In the surprising news category, it turns out that the best Gmail app for the iPhone is now made by Microsoft. Microsoft Outlook has a new app that gets a lot of the experience right. Looks like a new deal between Google and Twitter will be making that possible again, which will help Twitter content become more visible to those not already using the service.

Top 10 Tweets & Blogs This Week

The CoolCatTeacher

On Twitter, success, teaching practices, and trying new things are topping the list. You can add Google Drive to Microsoft Office.) This Plug-In Puts Google Drive Inside Microsoft Office https://t.co/aKh9Pl1mju

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ISTE 2017 Schedule #iste17

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Come by and support PowerSchool , enter to win Apple Watches, Microsoft Surfaces, and Amazon Echoes. 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm Cool Cat Teacher’s Mega Tool Share (Microsoft Partner Booth).

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Must-have features in any LMS

Neo LMS

A good example would be how Facebook and Twitter have incorporated common like/favorite and share/retweet buttons. Social media look and feel Now, the heading may be misleading, vague even, but let’s just say that every learning platform must have social media features like a news feed system where school admins can make school-wide announcements, teachers can post class announcements, and users can like, unlike comments on these posts.

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Let the kids tweet.

Inquire and Inspire

A mobile device gives them a chance to take a peek at what others are saying through twitter. It allows them to share feelings through twitter, take multiple selfies depicting various emotions via Instagram, or simply update their relationship status on Facebook.

My favorite app for communicating with parents: Bloomz

The CoolCatTeacher

A live from #iste2016 update From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. They also won the American Association of School Librarian’s Award for Best Websites for Teaching and Learning: Social Media 2016.

Building beautiful book bentos

NeverEndingSearch

Filled instructions, a video tutorial, and lots of student samples, their suggested student project invites readers to construct visual collages that link to author interviews, book trailers, meaningful image, media, reviews, and more. bookbento (Twitter).

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Minecraft in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Jeff Gearhart on episode 162 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. He was actually recently featured on the Microsoft blog about what he’s doing. Twitter: @ Techjeff09.

Creating Elementary Portfolios with SeeSaw

The CoolCatTeacher

10MT | 10-Minute Teacher #27 Interview with Suzy Lolley From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter handle: @suzylolley. You may also enter with a social media posting on Instagram or Twitter linking to the show using the hashtag #10MT.

How Primary Students Can Use Technology Effectively

EdTech Magazine

Just as educational experts acknowledge technology’s role in early education, physicians and psychologists also recognize that spending too much time immersed in computers, smartphones or social media can have a negative impact on child development. Twitter.

New Posted Resources 05/11/2012

The Web20Classroom

Download: "Own Your Space" was written by Linda McCarthy, for Internet savvy "tweens" & teens, and their parents or educators.

10 Edtech people to watch in 2018 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Neo LMS

A blogger , speaker, author, technology advocate and prominent voice in social media, Rafranz Davis aims to bridge the digital divide in schools. You know the saying “The only constant is change”. Life means change, and every aspect of life is affected by it.

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Infographics in Education with Eileen Lennon

The CoolCatTeacher

Eileen Lennon on episode 291 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. On April 26, celebrate PowerofEcon on Twitter with Discovery Education, CME Group, and their Econ Essentials Program. Twitter: @eileen_lennon.

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An #Edchat Conversation-Howard Rheingold and Critical Thinking

The Web20Classroom

When writing your question please include your first and last name, Twitter name and location. **We His current projects include the Social Media Classroom , The Cooperation Project , Participatory Media Literacy , HASTAC/MacArthur Foundation grantee , and the 21st Century Literacies videos.

Do Tech Companies Need To Step Up Their Accessibility Game?

The Innovative Educator

Back in the 80s Tim Berners-Lee was launching the World Wide Web, Steve Jobs introduced the Macintosh, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates had become the wealthiest person in the world, and Mark Zuckerberg was busy being born. Let's take a look by looking at social media examples.

“On one hand, all the world and knowledge are at our fingertips. On the other hand, everything is changing so quickly that it is hard to say what the world will be in 20 years.” – Anna Leszczy?ska, Poland

Daily Edventures

ska, an English and Ethics teacher in her second year as a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (MIE Expert), believes her job is a broad and important one: spreading important ideas to her students. “So How will relationships among people change because of technology and social media?”.

Adobe Spark — All-purpose Desktop Publishing Tool for the Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Project templates include social memes, mini websites, narrated tutorials, presentations, reports, posters, how-to videos, and more. If you’re struggling to move away from Microsoft Publisher because of cost or accessibility, this may be exactly what you’re looking for.

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