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Forging Ahead With Change

A Principal's Reflections

It is time to realize that social media, technology, and the change process are not the enemy. To this end, teachers and students are now routinely utilizing social media and other various Web 2.0

Small Changes, Huge Results

A Principal's Reflections

I was also adamant that social media had no place in an educational setting, but most of you who read this blog know about my radical change of mind in regards to this. technology, including social media. This small change evolved into my present philosophy on how schools can, and should, use social media. We also had to trust they would use their mobile learning devices (i.e. Cross-posted at the Huffington Post.

5 Ways Teachers Can Encourage Deeper Learning With Personal Devices

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If used intentionally, mobile devices can be an express pass to exploring beyond the walls of our schools. To ensure educators maintain a professional demeanor while communicating with students, it's possible to use apps such as Google docs or Evernote rather than basic email/texting on mobile devices. Your students may not be old enough for social media; it’s also likely banned at your school, but there are other synchronous ways to keep students engaged in real-time learning.

Here's what you missed at the MidWest Technology Conference 2014 #METC14

MSEDTechie

Social Studies: [link] - tons of resources on creating effective flipped videos. Fake twitter feeds. I had the pleasure to attend and present at the Midwest Technology Conference in February.

Testing Giving You The Blues? Get Creative with EdTech Formative Assessments

MSEDTechie

20 years ago we never would have imagined that the position as a Social Media Manager would be an actual job, and just about every company or organization would need to have someone manage their social media accounts.