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The Summer of Social Media

Kyle Pace

It’s also a time that educators can give adequate time to new learning opportunities. 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.

What Would Abe Lincoln’s Social Media Campaign Look Like? A New Classroom Use For Twitter and Facebook

Edsurge

During the 2008 presidential election, Barack Obama and his team pioneered the use of social media as a powerful campaign tool. It’s easy to forget, given how commonplace the use of social media is today, that back in 2008. sending out reminders and raising money on Twitter while interacting with people on Facebook was a huge deal. Both Twitter and the iPhone were less than a year old. What would Twitter posts from the Lincoln campaign look like?

Supplement Your Professional Learning with edWeb

edWeb.net

His work focuses on leading and learning in the digital age as a model for moving schools and districts forward. Eric has received numerous awards and acknowledgements for his work, including being chosen by TIME Magazine as one of the 140 Best Twitter Feeds in 2014.

Got Twitter? Make it Better! #TCEA14

EdTechSandyK

At the 2014 TCEA Convention and Exposition , I presented a concurrent session called Got Twitter? I assume folks reading this already know the basics of using Twitter and how to follow, Tweet, and Retweet. Participate in a Twitter chat. Got Twitter?

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

NeverEndingSearch

These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning. Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information. Social studies teachers will adore these!

Building Momentum

A Principal's Reflections

Speaking to administrators who are skeptical about utilizing social media is something that I am extremely passionate about. I blocked sites and banned mobile devices to such an extreme. I have so much to learn about educational leadership and facilitating sustainable change.

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.

How to Find the Best iOS Apps for Your Classroom

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Find the Best iOS Apps for Your Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The best way to find apps is to connect and learn from other teachers using apps in their classroom. Teach her how to find apps, she can facilitate learning for a lifetime.”

Becoming Connected Is Easier Now More Than Ever

The Web20Classroom

In order to maintain relevancy in the classroom for students and each other, educators need to connect together, to learn, share, reflect and grow. Our mobility, use of social media and access to devices has made making connections easy and impactful.

Learning Transformed #LT8Keys

A Principal's Reflections

It has been quite the ride since I changed my perspective on teaching, learning, and leadership eight years ago. Social media had to be blocked for all and I, for one, wasn’t going to waste any of my precious time using it professionally or personally.

Livestreaming and Podcasting in the Classroom

edWeb.net

Moreover, he’s also seen many educators use the technology for professional development. What social media do you use regularly for communicating with your students and parents? For instance, TwitCasting lets users stream video while commenting via Twitter.

Birds of a Feather Learn Together: 3 Steps to Becoming an Organized Tweeter

MSEDTechie

I’ll be the first to admit it: when I first started using Twitter 3 years ago, I used it purely as a social outlet. But after spending quite a bit of time using Twitter personally, I soon discovered the value in using it to build a professional learning network.

21st Principal’s 2012 Edublog Nominations

The 21st Century Principal

While it is difficult to narrow down my choices, these are sites I visit and read just about every single day and important nodes in my own professional learning network. Library/Librarian Blog A Media Specialist’s Guide to the Internet : Site with tons of information and resources from the perspective a media specialist. Twitter Hashtag #edchat: The most influential and ongoing conversation about all things education. Here’s my 2012 Edublog nominations.

Give Teachers Credit: They Know Learning Is Social

Edsurge

The enthusiasm shared by educators who understand that social media will forever impact their lives and practice is very reminiscent of the vibe expressed by dot-commers two decades ago during the first wave of the Internet boom—this is a very good thing. The future, and increasingly the present, of educator professional development is predicated upon insights and resources shared within professional learning communities.

Why Teacher Recruitment Needs to Change

Insight Education Group

In Utah, Governor Gary Herbert addressed his state’s teacher shortage recently with the following plea to his fellow residents via Twitter: "Consider becoming a teacher; it is a noble profession.". In addition, 45% of job seekers use their mobile devices every day in their job search.

Pillars of Digital Leadership Series: Professional Growth

A Principal's Reflections

Over the next couple of weeks I will introduce what I have come to identify as the Pillars of Digital Leadership , a conceptual framework for leaders to begin thinking about changes to professional practice. Now more than ever leaders need to take control of their learning.

What Does the Research Say About School Communications?

edWeb.net

In “ Text, Twitter, Email, Call—What Do Parents Say About School Communications? ” Two of the top priorities for school or district communications professionals were increasing stakeholder engagement and increasing parental knowledge about school and district programs and policies.

ISTE 2018 Cheat Sheet

techlearning

DO: Make a plan , but download the ISTE Mobile App to stay open to other possibilities.Now that you have attended ISTE once, you might know what to expect. As we reimagine and further define digital equity, there's an increasing need for professional learning opportunities.

Technology in Schools: What If We’ve Just Made Everything Worse

Fractus Learning

Social Media and Mobile Devices. There is no doubting that students love their devices and social media in all its forms. We have to stop giving screen time and column inches to the social media horror stories. Teacher Professional Learning.

To BOLDly Go

CUE

The mission of CUE BOLD was to focus “the symbiotic relationship of learning environment design, digital learning systems, and rethinking traditional lesson design as the essential components.” Their sessions helped showcase the possibilities for flexible learning spaces.

Join #TeachDoNow Summer MOOC

Educator Innovator

TeachDoNow is a free, collaborative learning experience offered by KQED this summer in partnership with Educator Innovator and the National Writing Project. This online opportunity is open to anyone interested in learning how to use Twitter and other media sharing applications to promote social and civic discourse with students and will take place this summer from July 7 – August 17. using social media tools.

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Things to Do In Denver When You’re Ed- an ISTE Look

CUE

Download the ISTE 2016 Mobile Ap p – Everything you need to navigate, sync, gamify, and stay up-to-date with everything ISTE 2016 has to offer is there. Get your group texts, social media tags , broadcast channels, etc. Twitter @CalhbeyGirl.

10 Powerful Media Tools EVERY Educator should have started using yesterday! Part I

MSEDTechie

Social Media is not just a buzz phrase! Google Apps For Education A new way of learning and collaboration. This means that emails, documents, calendar and sites can be accessed - and edited - on almost any mobile device or tablet. Twitter!

Knowledge, practice and community

Learning with 'e's

After a break from blogging during the summer break, I''m back, and here is the continuation of my series on theories of learning, with number 25. The previous post highlighted issues around the situated learning theory of Jean Lave. Argyris Double Loop Learning 3.

The Free and Online 2014 School Leadership Summit Starts Wednesday! (Full Session List)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We have gotten much more mobile-friendly , as there are Collaborate apps for iOS and Android, and the conference schedule and session links can be easily accessed on mobile devices by going to [link] from your mobile device or clicking on the "mobile schedule" link in the Summit menu.

?3 Types of Summer PD That Won’t Sacrifice Your Vacation

Edsurge

After a Master’s degree, 120-plus credits, and 30 years in education, I now understand that whatever I do and wherever I go, I am happiest when I’m learning. And if I can find an opportunity that allows me to further my learning without sacrificing my summer vacation—or better yet, enhances it—you can bet I’m going to be the first to sign up. The nice thing about summer learning is choice. Personalized Learning Through Gaming.

My Administrator’s Complete iPad Apps List

The 21st Century Principal

and Social Media Apps BlogPress: BlogPress is an app that allows users to compose blogposts and post them directly from the iPad. For more information on the Friendly iPad app: Friendly iPad App Information Mobile RSS: I follow over 250 RSS feeds through my Google Reader account. It also allows me to share what I find through Twitter, Facebook, or by email. Apps like Twitter allow me to continue to share and connect with other educators.

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The Top 50 Best Books for Teachers – Professional Development

Fractus Learning

Learning Culture. Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative – Ken Robinson. Most of us would say we love to learn, but we hated school. With intentional focus on these areas, leaders will leverage much more learning from the same amount of time investment.

Google Apps for Education Tips, Tricks, and our Favorite Chrome Extensions | #TechEducator 101

TeacherCast

Twitter: @TechEdShow ([link]. Learn How to Create a Professional email signature that links to social media accounts. Quick Tweet for Multiple Twitter Accounts. Learn more about YouTube Tools Every Teacher Should Know here: [link]. Download.

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our Twitter hashtag is #stemx13, and we have some resources for publicizing at [link]. Iris Lapinski - CEO, CDI Apps for Good - "Apps for Good - Growing a new generation of problem solvers and makers" Dale Dougherty - Founder, President, and CEO, Maker Media, Inc.;

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The School Leadership Summit Is March 28th - All Welcome! Plus, Call for Volunteers

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Conference strands are aligned to the internationally-recognized ISTE National Education Technology Standards for Administrators and include the leadership topics of: Vision in a Changing World, Teaching and Learning in a Changing World, Professional Learning in a Changing World, Data-driven Reform in a Changing World, and Ethical and Responsible Use in a Changing World. Docente The Social Media Dilemma in Education: Policy Design, Implementation and Effects - Dr. Devery J.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 8th Play is the highest form of research. Albert Einstein The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping where, when, and from whom we learn--and even how we think about learning. Learn more at geo-education.org.

8 Tried and True Edtech Tools to Try in 2018

The CoolCatTeacher

Steve Dembo on episode 222 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. We can all learn something new. Now I’m going to be playing with Sutori, so I’ve learned something new today. Twitter: @teach42.