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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.

Byte-sized Potential: Can Compassion & Citizenship Go Viral?

Teacher Reboot Camp

Often, you needed to be part of a certain social class, ethnicity, and profession. Individuals can take classes from MIT professors or connect with the greatest minds, like Neil Degrasse Tyson , through social media. Part of the category, Byte-sized Potential.

10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Engage Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

Ask me about training your teachers, ShellyTerrell@gmail.com ! 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. Attach the QR code to Twitter, Facebook, a Tweet, Skype, a phone number, and more!

Go On Incredibly Fun Learning Adventures With These Amazing Green Screen Ideas!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Below I have curated some of my favorite green screen examples and tutorials on Twitter using Wakelet , the great free curation tool. Ask me about training your teachers, ShellyTerrell@gmail.com !

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

Ask me about training your teachers, ShellyTerrell@gmail.com ! Students can use image editing apps, like Snapchat or Twitter, to snap pictures of their readings and annotate them with emojis.

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

Ask me about training your teachers, ShellyTerrell@gmail.com ! Students can use image editing apps, like Snapchat or Twitter, to snap pictures of their readings and annotate them with emojis.

The future is not here yet

Learning with 'e's

The biggest surprise for me so far has been social media: it is the biggest thing in the last ten years to hit the world of learning technology. You already mentioned social media as one of the most important technologies that have changed learning.

STEAM It Up with the 8 C’s! 50+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

The first movement encourages people to record a six second Vine video of a science experiment or phenomena then post on Tumblr, Twitter, Vine with the #6SecondScience hashtag. Others are encouraged to create their own #EmojiScience videos and share them on social media with the hashtag #EmojiScience. Code.org has plenty of free lesson plans and training for teachers all over the US.

The changing Web

Learning with 'e's

Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. Essentially, the Web has become more social.

5 Must-have tools for Ed Conferences

Ask a Tech Teacher

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. apps for Twitter/FB/G+/LI–or whatever your social media of choice is.

60 years ago today

Learning with 'e's

The web arrived, and we found ourselves beginning to network across the globe, forming the first social networks. I began to experiment with satellite and video teleconferencing, which emerged from research I did during my teacher training. I have reached a milestone in my life.

Q&A: Tarah Luster Explains How to Teach K–12 Students Digital Responsibility

EdTech Magazine

With easier access to social media platforms through mobile devices, students are spending significantly more time online. We talk with students about their responsibility for their own devices and their own use of internet and social media. . Twitter.

Let the kids tweet.

Inquire and Inspire

Mobile devices are the latest tools visible in virtually any school in Ontario. Every year teachers come to terms with the increase of mobile technology in education as it permeates classrooms at light speeds.

Digital Literacy Programs Prepare Students for a Tech-Enabled Future

EdTech Magazine

With 95 percent of teenagers in possession of mobile devices, students are constantly sharing and searching through social media platforms. . Create ways to teach students how to lift each other up on social media and how to support their school community.

STEAM It Up with the 8 C’s! 50+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

The first movement encourages people to record a six second Vine video of a science experiment or phenomena then post on Tumblr, Twitter, Vine with the #6SecondScience hashtag. Others are encouraged to create their own #EmojiScience videos and share them on social media with the hashtag #EmojiScience. Code.org has plenty of free lesson plans and training for teachers all over the US.

How K–12 Schools Can Use Next-Generation Content Filtering to Keep Students Safe

EdTech Magazine

School districts now must contend with an i ncreasingly mobile device-focused student body , a plethora of social media and other web apps , stealth attacks over encrypted traffic, as well as cloud-based SaaS applications,” notes Brian Patch of SonicWall. Twitter.

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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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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Adobe Spark — All-purpose Desktop Publishing Tool for the Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Project templates include social memes, mini websites, narrated tutorials, presentations, reports, posters, how-to videos, and more. The desktop app gives access to all three in one spot while a mobile device requires the download of three different free apps.

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Get Connected, Globally-#WISE2012

The Web20Classroom

But as an American, listening to a VP from Exxon Mobile talk about how we need to focus on Teacher Training and hear him talk about their efforts in that area, when I definitely don''t want business involved in that aspect of education, is a tough pill to swallow for me. Learning is a social event, yet when kids (and teachers) enter a physical learning space, the social aspect is often removed. SOCIAL media is just that. Social.

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.

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

Time to Toss Out Cell Phone Bans and SM Filters and Be True Technology Leaders

The 21st Century Principal

“It’s time to lift the cell phone bans, open the wireless for student personal devices, and stop filtering social technologies.” NASSP in this statement includes recommendations to school leaders on what to do with mobile and social technologies. As school leaders we should “encourage and model appropriate and responsible use of both mobile and social technologies.” Maybe it’s time to get that Twitter account and Facebook page set up and functioning.

#EDEN15 BCN

Learning with 'e's

Now in its 24th year, the event grows from strength to strength, with two annual events every year, an individual membership of over 1200 worldwide practitioners in all sectors of education and training, and a well-oiled mechanism in support.

Strategies for Closing the Digital Equity Gap

edWeb.net

Through edtech conferences such as ISTE , coaching programs such as Digital Promise and DigCit , teachers and coaches can be trained to teach in innovative ways that include critical components in digital learning and digital inquiry. Connect with Regina at on Twitter @reginaschaffer.

10 Tech Tools for Your Math Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Nearpod is described as a mobile app that allows teachers to create and share interactive multimedia presentations in 1-to-1 device classrooms. Twitter. Twitter is probably one of the most misunderstood tech tools available to teachers today. Math teachers: This is for you.

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Using Google Apps to Support Reading and Writing in the Classroom (Recorded Webinar)

Shake Up Learning

The Social Media Secret Sauce (presentation). Kasey offers engaging staff development for all levels of educators, specializing in training, presentations, keynote speaking engagements, and consulting.

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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.

Experiences in Self-Determined Learning: Moving from Education 1.0 Through Education 2.0 Towards Education 3.0

User Generated Education

These experiences come from a wide variety of interests including school education, higher education, workplace learning, consulting, lifelong learning, training, and community education. Moving Forward in the PAH Continuum: Maximizing the Power of the Social Web: Lisa Marie Blaschke.

Visions of Education Futures Floating Around in My Head

User Generated Education

Why is there one person standing in front of the room doing all of the talking with students sitting passively at uncomfortable desks when we know that active, social, and experiential learning promotes interest, engagement, and deep learning? Learners are consuming real time and constant information, media, and news via Google, Youtube, Twitter, Facebook, and forms of social media via their mobile devices.

Supplement Your Professional Learning with edWeb

edWeb.net

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. Follow Eric on Twitter @E_Sheninger. edWeb can be accessed on any mobile device. This post was written by Eric Sheninger.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 14 Edition)

Doug Levin

On twitter, I also ponder the trend of tech-savvy teachers increasingly resembling NASCAR drivers, proudly wearing digital uniforms on social media full of sponsored messages as proof of expertise: Why do some in K-12 define #edtech expertise by # of tech company certifications acquired? Tagged on: April 8, 2017 Federated Learning: Collaborative Machine Learning without Centralized Training Data | Google Research → Fascinating and promising approach.

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Write Right with Google Tools

techlearning

Screencastify Chrome extension: Chrome web store link Blog post - "Super Screencasting Activities for Students" - Website link Handwritten Feedback The mobile version of the Classroom app allows teachers and students to handwrite annotated notes on top of documents.

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Student Leadership via EdTech Playgrounds

EdTechTeam

An EdTech Playground is a mobile space that can be set up in small or large areas. The final step is the training: students meet with that motivated adult, test out the resources, and select the station they will present on.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 14 Edition)

Doug Levin

On twitter, I also ponder the trend of tech-savvy teachers increasingly resembling NASCAR drivers, proudly wearing digital uniforms on social media full of sponsored messages as proof of expertise: Why do some in K-12 define #edtech expertise by # of tech company certifications acquired? Tagged on: April 8, 2017 Federated Learning: Collaborative Machine Learning without Centralized Training Data | Google Research → Fascinating and promising approach.

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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 Social Learning Summit Is Tomorrow - Online and Free

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tomorrow, Saturday, April 21st, is worldwide 2012 Social Learning Summit , a one-day virtual conference being held as a partnership of Classroom 2.0 The conference theme is the use of social media and Web 2.0 Venable Social Networking for Social Good with TakingITGlobal for Educators by Kate Gatto Social Networking for Teacher Education by Leigh A. Hall Social Networking to Promote Language Learning by Revathi Viswanathan Student Learning 24/7!

G Suite for Special Education | Google Teacher Tribe Podcast Episode 4 with Carrie Baughcum

Shake Up Learning

Updates start with a facelift to the desktop and mobile apps along with some great new features! I hope you do not mind, I will be presenting and sharing some of your blogs at our next teacher tech training in Feb! Follow Us on Social Media.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Inside Higher Ed takes a closer look at a game called Givling , a mobile trivia app “that promises winners a payout of up to $50,000 on their student loan debt.” ” SEL is “social emotional learning,” of course. The Business of Job Training (and Education as an Employment Benefit). ” ClassDojo is now a full social media platform for schools - this letter & video just emailed to parents.

Libraries without walls

Learning with 'e's

I outlined some of the changes that are taking place in libraries as they align their services toward technological developments such as the digitisation of content, social media and the widespread use of mobile devices.