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Class Tech Tips: 10 Tips for Using Social Media to Tell Your School’s Story

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From Instagram to Twitter, social media has a powerful way of connecting users from around the world. But how can you start using social media platforms to tell your school’s story in local and global ways? Try using a mobile app like Snapseed.

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.

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

NeverEndingSearch

Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses. Social studies teachers will adore these!

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.

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

Shake Up Learning

The post Using Google Apps to Support Reading and Writing in the Classroom (Recorded Webinar) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Below is a webinar that I gave on August 2, 2016, with Texthelp, the makers of Read & Write for Google and Fluency Tutor.

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 How about Social Media?

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Becoming Connected Is Easier Now More Than Ever

The Web20Classroom

It's always a fun month filled with book clubs, webinars, chats and conversations. Our mobility, use of social media and access to devices has made making connections easy and impactful. On any given day you can find 2-4 free webinars on an even wider variety of topics.

Let’s Inspire Each Other During #ISTE2016 #NotAtISTE16

Teacher Reboot Camp

Join me virtually for a free webinar broadcast at the Badge Summit, Moving with Mobile Devices at 1pm Denver/2pmCT/3pmET/8pmUK. Please dm me for an invite on Twitter @ShellTerrell or message me on Facebook. Team Mobile Learning Implementation Resources.

4 Ways To Grow Your Personal Learning Network This Week

The Web20Classroom

Social media allows us to connect, to learn, to grow and to reflect not only within ourselves but with each other. Recently, on a webinar with my friend Erin Olson , she talked about an activity she does with teachers. Come for the webinars, stay for the conversations!

Nominations for the 2013 Edublog Awards

wwwatanabe

The purpose of the Edublog Awards , or Eddies, is to raise awareness of educational blogging and social media for learning. I would like to encourage you to share your nominations with others to spread the word of the power of educational blogging and social media for learning.

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. There is also a calendar that provides information on all the webinars being offered by month.

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.

My Noms for the 2013 Edublog Awards

SpeechTechie

The Edublog awards are an effort to "promote and demonstrate the educational value of social media," particularly as some school districts block blogs and Twitter. It''s also great to recognize the efforts of those who participate in social media as a labor of love, looking to share resources and experiences for no other reason than to help other educators and students. Best twitter hashtag- #slpeeps , natch, continues to be a terrific community.

Nominations Due Monday (Nov 26) for the Annual Edublog Awards!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The purpose of the Edublog awards is promote and demonstrate the educational values of these social media. It is that time of year again! The 2012 Edublog Awards are a go, and I''m pleased for Classroom 2.0 and my Web 2.0 Labs to be co-sponsors again of this very fun annual event. I''ll also be co-hosting the awards event live in December.

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2012 Edublog Award Nominations

SpeechTechie

Each year I enjoy the Edublog Awards season, which is ostensibly a competition but really a reminder of the importance of social media in education. In the past few years, quite a few of the SLPs participating in social media have represented in this event, as you can see in last year''s ASHAsphere post. It''s great food for thought and skillfully compiled, collected and elicited by Maggie McGary, ASHA''s social media director.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

It''s an online global event highlighting “wow” moments in teaching and learning , and the entire conference will be held online using the Blackboard Collaborate webinar platform, running out of my FutureofEducation.com community.

?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. Another option is live webinars; some of my favorites are the free ones offered by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) and edWeb.net.

Connected Educator Month

Educator Innovator

Beginning with a kickoff webinar on October 1 and culminating with Edcamp Online , Educator Innovator’s participation will focus on disseminating resources that highlight the critical importance of interest- and passion-driven work by young people. More than 14 million educators and others reached around the world via Twitter alone (more than triple the reach of 2012). Make the celebration more mobile and blended, reflecting trends in educational practice and educator use.

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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Shine a Light on Advocacy - NOW!

The Daring Librarian

On our end, we’re going to do all we can via our social media channels, our newsletters (LJ/SLJ and The Horn Book), our blogs. what does it say if we can''t mobilize & get 25,000 signatures?! Mobilize for help and hope: Petition Obama & Twitter bomb Senate!

Learning Revolution Free Events - Great, GREAT Keynotes - MiniCon - ISTE Unplugged! - Striving for Failure?

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Wednesday, April 16th at 4pm Webinar: What We Know About Families’ Use of Educational Media , Ask any parent about their children’s media use, and most will tell you they’re interested in media that help their kids learn. Is your library mobile friendly?

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The GEC features thought leaders from the world of education and beyond, is completely free to attend, and all events take place online in webinar format. Thanks to the GEC Sponsors Social Media Amazing List of Currently Scheduled Sessions!

Learning Revolution Free Events - "Reinventing the Classroom" Online Conference This Week - GlobalEdCon Call for Proposals - RSMiniCon This Weekend

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Ed Tech Month - Free Webinar Series by PowerUp WHAT WORKS. Have you checked out the FREE ed tech webinar series that is being presented by PowerUp WHAT WORKS ? The first webinar of the series will be held next Thursday, May 8th, from 3:30 - 4:30pm EDT on "Personalize Your Math Professional Development." Wednesday, April 30th at 4pm Free BrainPOP Webinar: ELLs and the Common Core , Are you an ESL teacher struggling to address the Common Core?

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Nominations for 2012 Edublogs Awards

wwwatanabe

Thank you, Edublogs , for providing this opportunity to acknowledge amazing educators around the globe, and for raising the awareness of the awesome impact social media and web 2.0 I enjoy visiting her blog , and see her almost every time I''m on Twitter. Best twitter hashtag: #comments4kids @ wmchamberlain #comments4kids is my favorite hashtag because it''s a place where educators can ask others to comment on student posts.

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Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - May Is Ed Tech Month - Geo-Educators - Natural Math - Oxygen Masks and You

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

May is Ed Tech Month: Free PD Webinar Series by PowerUp WHAT WORKS. You can connect with the Geo-Educator Community through a variety of online platforms including Twitter , Facebook and the secure educator site, Edmodo. Second Monday of each month is the Teacher Librarian Twitter Chat.

Learning Revolution Week's Events - Evernote in the Classroom - Yong Zhao - Google+ vs. Ning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Connect With the Learning Revolution Project on Social Media. The Learning Revolution, as a new project, could use some help building our social media presence and credibility. You can also follow us on Twitter for weekly updates, conference schedules and activities. Presenters: Barry Fishman (University of Michigan), Lori Takeuchi (The Joan Ganz Cooney Center), and Michelle Riconscente (GlassLab/NYU), Seeta Pai (Common Sense Media).

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

She was recently chosen to be a Teacher of the Future by the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), and she has also been named a Top Education Influencer on Twitter. It breaks down all physical and social barriers.

Learning Revolution - Education Films - Why Hitting 50K G+ Comunity Members Is Sad - New Public Calendars - Occupy Your Brain

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

BYOD Training – Attend webinars , take an eBook building course , or plan your technology program. Partner Announcements EdTechReview : Introducing New EdTechReview: The new website is mobile friendly and responsive. Spread the word about World Read Aloud Day on social media to help us grow the movement. Second Monday of each month is the Teacher Librarian Twitter Chat. Follow #TLChat on Twitter to participate.