The Summer of Social Media

Kyle Pace

One thing that I think summer is great for in terms of professional learning is investing the time to better understand how you can use social media as an educator. Social media can be used as a great communication tool for a district, school, or a classroom.

Teaching in Social Media Contexts

SpeechTechie

Social Media is part of life--and a good context for targeting social cognition and narrative language. A few contexts in which I have used social media in the last several months: GCF Learn Free has great simple tutorials on social media outlets.

Social Media Mind Shift

The Daring Librarian

Warning, this post might load slowly because of a lot of embedded cool social media! Our kids are very multicultural, some live in 500K houses and some in apartments, townhouses, homeless shelters and mobile homes. Social Media Can Shift Minds.

The challenges of mobile learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

This is especially evident over the decade, as schools have increasingly adopted mobile learning as a signature initiative using BYOD and 1:1 programs and investing in tablets to provide their students with access to a wealth of relevant educational content and learning opportunities.

How I use social media for my professional development

Nik Peachey

This has been a common theme to many of the presentations, workshops, webinars and seminars that I have been asked to do over the last few years, but however many times I try to present on this subject I never really feel that I get the message across as clearly and persuasively as I would like.

Ways for Teachers to Supplement Their Income

Teacher Reboot Camp

In 2009, I began my journey as a connected educator and learned how to use social media and web tools to share my knowledge and materials. I recently presented a webinar about this topic, which you can find on Simple K12. Challenge: Try one of these ideas and share your resource with me so I can help you get the word out on my social networks. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

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Ways for Teachers to Supplement Their Income

Teacher Reboot Camp

In 2009, I began my journey as a connected educator and learned how to use social media and web tools to share my knowledge and materials. I recently presented a webinar about this topic, which you can find on Simple K12. Challenge: Try one of these ideas and share your resource with me so I can help you get the word out on my social networks. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

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#LearningIs mobile

Learning with 'e's

Much was discussed during the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week in Paris. The image presented here was ironic, appearing as it did on the door to the main venue of the conference, but as several pointed out, the device in the image is a reference to a bygone age when mobile phones were primitive.

Mobile learning: The good and the bad

Neo LMS

Everywhere we go, here and there, people always seem to have a mobile device in their hands, be it a smartphone or a tablet. It’s almost a sin not to own a mobile device. Our mobile devices are online 24/7. Mobile learning of course. Mobile learning is now a movement and it’s not just about picking up a tablet and off you go. Mobile learning is about transforming how everyone can access shared knowledge and resources.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

We just created this venue for anybody to come on and present — and for anybody else around the world 24 hours a day for several days — to watch those presentations. This year, we’ll have over a hundred presentations.

7 Global Project Ideas from a Leading 3rd Grade Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Instantly scan and score with any mobile, desktop or document camera. I think we’ve learned how to use social media in just a really positive way, and learned to communicate and build a global audience, and shared our learning, and learned with others.

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

NeverEndingSearch

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.

10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Engage Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recently I presented a webinar for Simple K12, 10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Active Learning. Create a basic QR code easily even on your mobile device that leads to a link, a message or any text, your contact details, or your location.

5 Tools To Make Your Website Faster (and Better)

The CoolCatTeacher

Google’s PageSpeed Insights is a quick tool for analyzing your website’s performance on both desktop and mobile devices. Specifically, the tool looks at how your images are being presented and how different parts of your website are being displayed. Social Media Tech Tips Technology

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Giving a great presentation: some tips and advice

Bryan Alexander

What makes for a great presentation? Caveats: this post is about doing the presentation itself. This post doesn’t address content, just the means of presenting it. Check the presentation zone so you know where you can walk. (I’m

Make your LMS a social learning platform

Ask a Tech Teacher

Vivek Singh, education professional and contributor to Ask a Tech Teacher, has some interesting ideas on using your native LMS as a social learning platform. Education, thus, has its roots in the earliest social interactions. What makes your LMS a social learning platform?

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Tip: To learn about my blended learning strategies, see my presentation on Slideshare Simple Steps to Blended Learning . PowerPoint (for Handouts, Presentations, and Screencasts). Keynote (for Presentations). It makes your presentations click.

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6 Places For Discovering New Mobile Apps

The Playground Advocate

If you have a favorite source for learning about educational mobile apps, I''d love to know about it. Teachers often ask me where they can find great educational apps. I learn about apps from a lot of sources, and not just from sites that curate lists of apps.

Distributed groups and mobile technology

Connecting 2 the World

How has mobile technology affected distributed groups? In a recent chapter I wrote about mobile technology, researchers (Ladner, 2008; Julsrud & Bakke, 2009) found that there is a blurring of the lines between work and home life. In any work team, individuals want to present a social identity that will make collaboration easier. In addition, a team prospers from members accessing the social and knowledge networks of other group members.

Pillars of Digital Leadership Series – Communication

A Principal's Reflections

Digital leaders seize upon the opportunity presented by digital tools (i.e. social media, mobile apps, video conferencing) to meet stakeholders where they are in order to convey a message and elicit feedback on initiatives.

6 Tips I Wish I’d Known When I Started Blogging

Ask a Tech Teacher

What a wonderful shortcut to save-insert-find media you usually have to do. Then, you get into a rhythm: Jot an idea down as a ‘draft post’ using whatever digital device you like (mobile, iPad, laptop, computer. Blogging Social media Teacher resources Teaching Tech tips

It's Not a Technology Issue

A Principal's Reflections

This ends up resulting in the formation of rules and policies that severely restrict or prohibit student use of mobile technology and social media as tools to support and/or enhance learning. Today’s students text or communicate via social media.

Two innovations that have changed learning forever

Learning with 'e's

In the 90s we saw the rapid evolution of the Internet and video conferencing , followed closely by the emergence of mobile phones and the social web. I said that there are in fact two innovations that I believe have made the most impact on learning - social media and mobile phones.

20+ Emoji Activities and Resources for Teaching Math, Science, and English

Teacher Reboot Camp

Today is World Emoji Day and to celebrate I’m sharing 20 emoji activities, my slide presentation, and resources to engage your learners.

20+ Emoji Activities and Resources for Teaching Math, Science, and English

Teacher Reboot Camp

Today is World Emoji Day and to celebrate I’m sharing 20 emoji activities, my slide presentation, and resources to engage your learners.

Got Twitter? Make it Better! #TCEA14

EdTechSandyK

At the 2014 TCEA Convention and Exposition , I presented a concurrent session called Got Twitter? If you aren''t comfortable with the basics, you should start with my Twitter for Professional Learning resources before delving into the info presented here.

A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A School Twitter Chat

TeachThought - Learn better.

You will get a lot more out of a chat if you are present—scheduling the tweets is not the same as participating in the live chat—-and it is obvious who is there and who isn’t. Mobile Learning. A Lesson Using Twitter must Have a Social Component.

How to be a Teacherpreneur!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Social media is powerful and teachers are using it to spread their passion and transform education. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Love these resources?

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Tools to Help Become a Tech Savvy Educator

A Principal's Reflections

As I mentioned in a previous post I have been working on a educational technology presentation for principals in a NJ school district. 21st Century Leadership Shift Happens (must see video for any educator unfamiliar with the tends and impacts associated with technology and social media.

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Students Invited to Take a Peek into the Future of Mobility

techlearning

an Interactive Road Distraction Challenge that allows teens to virtually experience some of the dangers of distracted driving; and a collection of online events, tools and social media elements that underscore how teens can make a difference by driving safely.

ISTE 2016: What Education’s Biggest Names Are Saying

EdTech Magazine

By Meg Conlan Conference attendees and presenters took to social media to share what they learned at this year’s event. Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Mobility

What has been and what is yet to come

Learning with 'e's

In this presentation I will explore the use of MOOCs, AI, social media, smart mobiles, virtual worlds, augmented and virtual reality, as well as some of the emerging associated theories, to evaluate their effectiveness on pedagogy.

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How will we learn tomorrow?

Learning with 'e's

In May 2013, between keynote presentations in Ljubljana, Las Vegas and Doha, I found myself sitting in front of cameras in a West London hotel, giving an interview to a French TV crew. education future learning mobile phones social media Technology

Can Mobile Technology Help Us Be More Mindful?

Reading By Example

A product called Spire came across one of my social media feeds today. To answer the question, “Can mobile technology help us be more mindful?”, I consider my own mobile tech use.

Resistance is futile

Learning with 'e's

I have learnt from my research that there are - and always will be - people who are resistant or reticent, because new technologies have the potential to disrupt and challenge the social and professional roles into which they have habituated.

EdTechSandyK's Top 5 Posts of 2013

EdTechSandyK

As a result, I am constantly saving resources that I can turn to when it is time to create a presentation or just shoot a link to someone to say, "Hey, this is what I''m trying to tell you about." As I look back on 2013, I see an iPad and social media focus in my top five posts.

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A learner's curriculum

Learning with 'e's

Almost a decade later, in a time where all school children have been born in, or have no memories of the last century, it seems an appropriate time to revisit his work to see how it relates to present day 21st Century practices.

Nearly 60% of Teens Use Their Own Mobile Devices in School for Learning

The Innovative Educator

The ultimate learning experience for students is both highly collaborative and extremely personalized, supported by mobile devices and digital content, reports Project Tomorrow in their latest Speak Up report.

Back to #EDEN

Learning with 'e's

In that year I was just starting out in the world of educational technology, and I presented some of my research at the EDEN summer conference in Poitiers, France. Image from Pixabay EDEN - the European Distance and E-learning Network - is my spiritual home. Where is EDEN, you may ask?

Digital learning futures

Learning with 'e's

Digital Learning Futures View more presentations from Steve Wheeler As I write this blog post, the above slideshow has received almost 18,000 views in just 48 hours since it was posted up onto Slideshare.