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3 Key Social Media Platforms That You Can Use To Keep Students Engaged In Your Classroom

Wisewire

Engagement is a key component of learning, so what better way to engage students than by implementing the social media platforms they already love to use? Students spend much of their lives outside of school interacting on social media.

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning. Mobile Learning is about self-actuated personalization. As learning practices and technology tools change, mobile learning itself will continue to evolve. As mobile learning is a blend of the digital and physical, diverse metrics (i.e.,

Communicating and Connecting With Social Media (An Excerpt)

A Principal's Reflections

The book is entitled Communicating & Connecting With Social Media: Essentials for Principals and will be available from Solution Tree on May 19, 2011 Using Twitter to Build Your School’s Brand The good news is that open-communication practices in a social media world don’t have to be intimidating. For principals, experiments in open communication typically begin with Twitter (www.twitter.com) and Facebook (www.facebook.com).

Mobile Schools: The Next Generation in Communication and Engagement

A Principal's Reflections

As an early adopter of transformative technologies, I have been watching the mobile app space carefully to see how it can benefit all facets of education. My vision is for every high school around the country to have its own native mobile app. we have a richly-featured mobile app.

Celly Launches New Service and Android App for Building Mobile Social Networks

Educational Technology Guy

It is free to use (standard text messaging rates apply though) and anyone with a mobile phone or access to the web can use it. There is a full web console to control and monitor things and you can either create a Celly login or login with Facebook or Twitter.

A PLN Quick Start Guide

A Principal's Reflections

The following list provides some good PLN starting points and resources to assist any educator looking to take their professional growth to new levels: Twitter : Microblogging platform that allows educators from all corners of the globe to communicate in 140 characters or less.

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You Don't Have to Marry It!

The Daring Librarian

1:1 Flipping Makerspace Genius Hour Common Core Mobile Learning Design Thinking Google Classroom Brain Based Learning Project Based Learning Learning Management Systems Transformative Brain Based Learning Spaces Sheesh.I Once it was Smart Boards now it''s Tablets and 3D printers.

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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.

How m-learning is transforming online education

Neo LMS

That trend is called m-learning , otherwise known as Mobile Learning. Defined as a way to facilitate education through the use of devices like smartphones and tablets, m-learning is also a lot more than that. The rise of social networking as a learning tool.

Go on an Epic Selfie Conference Adventure

Teacher Reboot Camp

Selfie- a picture taken of oneself shared via social media. The people you meet will become part of your Personal/Passionate Learning Networks (PLN) and you can continue to connect with them on the social networks you already frequent.

11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School

The CoolCatTeacher

Simple Updates to Your Classroom Procedures and Workflow sponsored by EdTech Software From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. This is important because you probably don’t want to share all of those pictures and videos on social media.

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Top 5 Apps for Educational Administrators to Use

Educational Technology Guy

Social Media - Social Media is an excellent resource for administrators. I also think that all administrators should have a smartphone or tablet. This way, they can be mobile and still have access to their data, information, and resources and be able to communicate more effectively and efficiently with staff, students, and parents. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. I recently wrote about " My most used/favorite Apps and how I use them ".

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

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.

5 Tips for Sharing News on Your School Website

Gaggle Speaks

More and more breaking news hits places like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram before anywhere else. While social media might be the first source, most of us don’t rely just on what they see on social media.

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. our tablet pilot program discussed at Learn@Lunch) The second small change was educating my staff on the value of web 2.0

5 Must-have tools for Ed Conferences

Ask a Tech Teacher

Instead, bring a Chromebook, netbook, tablet PC, or iPad. As you attend meetings, you can stay up on emails, check social networks, send materials to colleagues not attending, handle emergencies that won’t wait until you return to your home base.

10 Tech Tools for Your Math Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Desmos has created an activity builder that teachers can use to build interactive lessons that students can do on their own tablet or Chromebook devices while the teacher monitors student work in real time. Twitter. Math teachers: This is for you.

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Teens using tech: the latest from Pew Research

Bryan Alexander

Smartphones follow, ahead of tablets. Race and technology : blacks and Latinos are more likely to use mobile devices and to use the internet in general than are whites. If we’re serious about reaching out to nonwhites, we must emphasize mobile.

To BOLDly Go

CUE

Another jaw drop moment from the BOLD Classrooms strand came when Erin shared that she does not have a teacher desk – instead she carries her supplies around in a basket and is completely mobile in the classroom. You can connect with Ann on Twitter, Snapchat, and Insta @annkozma723.

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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Trends to watch in 2016: technologies

Bryan Alexander

Now there’s a bipartisan interest in cracking down on social media ( thank you Trump and Clinton ), plus a drive to weaken encryption so the NSA can have better eyes with which to see you. Mobile is where Google and Apple continue their bitter struggle.

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

MSEDTechie

Social Media is not just a buzz phrase! This means that emails, documents, calendar and sites can be accessed - and edited - on almost any mobile device or tablet. Twitter! You aren''t using twitter yet? Symbaloo Social Bookmarking at its finest.

International ed tech and pedagogical projects: notes from INTED 2017

Bryan Alexander

Social media: various projects making use of it, including having students write to Twitter in a new language, or inviting Chinese students in another country to use WeChat to improve their morale. This past week I attended the INTED conference in Valencia, Spain.

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The Problem With Expecting Student Access

CUE

While their peers who have access to high speed internet and tech spend an awful lot of time practicing digital fluency in social media (and yes, that is definitely practice), the tech-less kids spend their free time away from a keyboard. You can find her on Twitter @MsLafferty.

ClassDojo - free classroom behavior system - announces iOS apps.

Educational Technology Guy

The free service also operates on the Web, allowing teachers to alternatively use a laptop, desktop computer, or any smartphone or tablet via Web browser. The platform has seen incredible viral growth with 20 thousand new teachers adopting the platform each month, as teachers spread ClassDojo by word-of-mouth and through social media channels. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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Looking Back At 2010 And Looking Forward To 2011.

The Web20Classroom

There was a lot of buzz about it every now and then on Twitter but I still don''t see it''s widespread adoption as a great storytelling tool and feedback tool. They are moving more and more into the mobile market and now you can do video calls on the iPhone.

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Producing Infopics

Learning in Hand

I added text on top of the screenshot and shared the final product on Twitter and Facebook with a link to the video. Infopics are often created on a smartphone or tablet because it’s easy to snap a photo and use a combination of apps to edit, enhance, transform, and annotate the picture.

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.

The 2013 Reform Symposium This Week - Online, Free, and with Amazing Speakers and Presenters

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The best of all worlds - Elizabeth Anne 1:00pm Armed with Empathy: Creating a Classroom Climate for Collaboration - Dan Curcio Educators as Social Networked Learners - Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D.

Revised List of Top iPad Apps for School Administrators

The 21st Century Principal

If you are new to the iPad and are looking for apps for your tablet, these are a good start. Media Apps EPIX: For those who are movie addicts and have a cable subscription to the EPIX movie channel, you can now add access to your EPIX movies to your iPad. This app connects to your Google Reader account and pulls your chosen RSS feeds down to your iPad, where you can read them, share them on social media, or curate them to your Evernote account.

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Resources from 25 Presentations at Miami Device 2015

Learning in Hand

The conference featured awesome speakers, social gatherings, and quirky fun. Similar to Twitter, you choose who to follow, and you receive notifications when that person starts a broadcast. Stephen’s Episcopal Day School hosted Miami Device , November 12 & 13, 2015.

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Worldwide, Online, and Free - The Library 2.013 Conference Starts Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

There are eight conference strands covering a wide variety of timely topics, such as MOOCs, e-books, maker spaces, mobile services, embedded librarians, green libraries, doctoral student research, library and information center "tours," and more! Examining Mobile Apps for Library Functions - Emily Krug, Emerging Technologies and Cataloging Librarian 10:00am KEYNOTE - NEIL PAKENHAM-WALSH: Healthcare Information For All (www.hifa2015.org ) 11:00am Become a library advocate with NPSIG!

Learning Revolution Free Events - Hack Education with Audrey Watters - Common Sense Media's Graphite - @coolcatteacher Vicki Davis

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

After the unconference is our now-annual evening social/party, which will feature Kevin Honeycutt and the iPhone band. Learn about Graphite , a free service from nonprofit Common Sense Media, that helps teachers discover and use the best apps, websites, and games.

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Notes from Some Summer Reading 2018 f/ @shawnachor @gretchenrubin @micheleborba @IAmMarkManson @askpang @DanielCoyle @DanielPink @simonsinek

techieMusings

It dramatically raises their stress levels while robbing them of social connection, sleep, attention, happiness, and health. At the end of the year, he has some great blog posts and a pile of Twitter tweets to show for it.