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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.

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?

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.

How I use social media for my professional development

Nik Peachey

This my own attempt to outline my digital media learning experience, or at least part of it. I’ve been using Netvibes for quite some for this, but on my mobile devices I also use Flipboard for more general information and Zite for more professional things.

The DLP Strategy Menu

EdTechTeam

So, we developed a first-of-its-kind coaching model, based on Jennie Magiera’s work in Courageous Edventures , aimed at helping teachers tackle their challenges with personalized strategies and innovative tools. 3 Steps: How to Use the Strategy Menu. Step 2: Choose a Strategy.

A Gullible Population Is a National Security Issue

The CoolCatTeacher

A Global Search for Education Reflection From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Perhaps this strategy can best be seen in the February 2016 controversy over Beyonce’s support of Black Lives Matter.

Travel, tracking and Twitter

Learning with 'e's

I took out my mobile phone and vented my anger by tweeting what had happened. Within the hour, KLM were on Twitter, responding to my tweet. Twitter is quite a powerful communication tool, but don't just take it from me.

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. Tip: To learn about my blended learning strategies, see my presentation on Slideshare Simple Steps to Blended Learning .

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A PLN Quick Start Guide

A Principal's Reflections

In particular, my PLN provides me with a constant supply of resources, thought-provoking discussions, knowledge, leadership strategies, and ways to successfully integrate technology. For more information on Twitter check out this video.

Viewing Comprehension Strategies: Watching Videos Like You Read A Book

TeachThought - Learn better.

40 Viewing Comprehension Strategies: Watching Videos Like You Read A Book. Books, twitter, YouTube, poems, text messages, Meerkat, tweets, and other physical and digital aesthetics all matter less in form than they do in function–all represent and enable nuanced idea expression.

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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. Twitter has been a phenomenal tool to improve school communications.

Friday 5 — 7.24.2015

Perry Hewitt

Social media success is about much more than mastering the platforms and tools. Quartz reports how NASA developed a smart social media strategy that fueled its global reach. It’s way better than the social media scrolling alternative.

Parabolic learning

Learning with 'e's

mobile learning and a whole host of other themes during the course. The incorporation of a number of social media tools into the mix proved to be an amazing platform from which the students and I could reflect on the process of learning, and amplify our ideas to each other and the world.

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The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

Philly Teacher

Social Media and Connected Learning. This is a huge shift from two years ago when there were very few people tweeting at the conference and Twitter wasn’t widely considered a tool for schools and teachers (and students).

Digitally agile research

Learning with 'e's

It's a book that provides essential reading for all academics in a time where digital, mobile and social media technologies are an increasingly important part of the research equation.

The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

Philly Teacher

Social Media and Connected Learning. This is a huge shift from two years ago when there were very few people tweeting at the conference and Twitter wasn’t widely considered a tool for schools and teachers (and students).

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. Teachers in 2017 are more likely to learn from a Twitter chat for education than most “sit and get” professional development sessions hosted by their school or district.

Back to School! Seven Ways to Communicate with Your Community

Digital Promise

Engaging the influencers will come from an ever-deepening understanding of the community and where they get their information, as well as developing strategies for identifying, owning, and sharing the stories that showcase powerful teaching and learning in your district. Stories have the power to inform, inspire, connect, and mobilize. Include video, a Twitter stream, your blog, and more.

Sustainable Development Goals: Writing Journals

User Generated Education

They recognize that ending poverty and other deprivations must go hand-in-hand with strategies that improve health and education, reduce inequality, and spur economic growth – all while tackling climate change and working to preserve our oceans and forests ( [link] ). Social Media Alternative.

Learning Transformed #LT8Keys

A Principal's Reflections

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. It is also our hope that readers will extend the conversation to Twitter using #LT8Keys as both Tom and I are eager to engage with all of you.

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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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. If your 2018 marketing goals and objectives include Instagram, you might see things are a bit more complicated, tricky, and strategy has never been more important.

4 Factors to Consider When Debating Cell Phones in Schools - Guest Post

Educational Technology Guy

Content Recent reports indicate that moving learning into the mobile realm could open up pathways to explore new educational content. Social Connections Cell phones also facilitate social connection, which has its benefits even in a classroom setting.

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.

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.

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

Edsurge

For those of you that like synchronous conversation, Twitter chats can help you connect to others with similar interests as well as provide a great forum to ask questions and get feedback on ideas. If you’re looking for educators to follow, go no further than Educational Technology and Mobile Learning’s blog. Learn more about the ways students—and teachers—can responsibly access, evaluate and use online resources and social media.

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.

New Teacher Chat: We’re Back with an #ntchat Re-Boot on #FlipGrid

Teaching With Soul

As prepared as they were, with classroom pedagogy and strategies, it wasn’t enough. When I left the work as a principal to explore new careers in the education landscape, I jumped on social media for the first time in 2009 and joined Twitter. Teaching is hard.

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

It will illustrate them in action through the work of practitioners and provide implementation strategies. They still can, but now have the ability to save time and money by harnessing the power of social media to learn anytime, anywhere, and from anyone they choose.

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. They are also well versed in texting and stealthy strategies for doing it … – Who Is Responsible for Tech Abuse.

Join #TeachDoNow Summer MOOC

Educator Innovator

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. The topics to be covered include: civic discourse, mobile technology in the classroom, student safety and digital citizenship, visual communication, 21st century communication and connected learning.

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Want To See Their Best? Then Let Them Play

TeachThought - Learn better.

As blogs and social media exploded in popularity, they have subsequently de-credited major news media in the process. In Little Big Planet, developer Media Molecule created a brilliant digital sandbox for learners to “play” in. Social Media as a Sandbox.

Are You Prepared For The Future Of Social Learning?

TeachThought - Learn better.

Are You Prepared For The Future Of Social Learning? A formula detailing a chemical reaction, or the new math behind a social media outreach strategy? Social platforms have completely redefined the way people create, search and consume content.

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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.

New Teacher Chat: We’re Back with an #ntchat Re-Boot on #FlipGrid

Teaching With Soul

As prepared as they were, with classroom pedagogy and strategies, it wasn’t enough. When I left the work as a principal to explore new careers in the education landscape, I jumped on social media for the first time in 2009 and joined Twitter. Teaching is hard.

Smashing Adobe

NeverEndingSearch

When finished, share your completed story to Facebook or Twitter, via email or message, or copy and paste a link. Again, completed stories may be shared on Facebook or Twitter, emailed or embedded. All these tools allow you to create natively in mobile environments.

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The Hottest Posts of 2015 - Holiday Reading

The Innovative Educator

Overall the most popular posts were those relating to research, bring your own device, and harnessing the power of social media in general and Twitter in particular. I was also happy that post #15 got a lot of attention and even inspired a Twitter chat. It addresses strategies every school can incorporate to make their environment more welcoming. #19 Roundup of the most popular posts in 2015 on The Innovative Educator blog. Happy holidays innovative educators.

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Six Powerful Motivations Driving Social Learning By Teens

MindShift

At least, it does in the social space. The tension between open, social learning and the formal, enclosed variety is becoming untenable. There are (at least) six powerful motivations fueling learning socially. You can follow him on Twitter at @DavidPriceOBE.

Change The Conversation–It’s Not About The Thinking

TeachThought - Learn better.

Mobile learning. Social media in the classroom. Snark on twitter. That grouping strategy you were planning on using tomorrow. It’s Not About The Thinking. by Terry Heick.