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What School Leaders Need to Know About Digital Technologies and Social Media

The 21st Century Principal

For the administrator who would like a general, not-too-technical overview of digital technology and social media, the book What School Leaders Need to Know About Digital Technologies and Social Media , edited by Scott McLeod and Chris Lehmann is the answer.

ISTE Social Media& Web Resources

The Daring Librarian

Holly Jobe to create " a page on the board wiki and/or a word doc with links and descriptions of the tools that would help orient new board members to all the ISTE tools " and I did! Download ISTE’s new iPhone application by clicking here or searching for “ISTE Mobile” in the iTunes App Store.

What to do with a good old wiki resource?

Bryan Alexander

Several years ago I launched a wiki for a desperate purpose. Consider this a case study in evolving social media. A wiki was the logical choice. And so it came to be , what is now the Restaurants in Airports Wiki. Over the years the wiki grew further.

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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!

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. Whether my class is uploading their Scratch video games, or linking to their website efolios, we post our group work on the class wiki.

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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.

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.

7 ways to support learner-teacher interaction

Learning with 'e's

At the recent ALT-C Conference in Nottingham (which I couldn''t attend) a very good question was asked by Renee Filius on Twitter: How can we enable true two-way interaction between lecturers and students that is not too time consuming? Hyperinks and other media can be sent as tweets.

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Parabolic learning

Learning with 'e's

They are only a small group of a dozen students, but over the last few months, my elearning module group has created a very large amount of content, including blogs, wiki pages and videos. The group wiki is here if anyone wishes to view some of their content.

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10Q: Helen Keegan

Learning with 'e's

In the primary (elementary) and secondary (high) school sectors some can be conspicuous, because through various Teachmeets around the world, and also online during Twitter #edchats, they make their work known to the wider community. What does social media mean to you?

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5 Top Ways Technology Benefits Project Based Learning

Wisewire

Most students who have their own mobile device are constantly connected, so much that they deem their devices as necessary as the shirt they are wearing. They wouldn’t walk out of the house without a shirt on, nor would they go anywhere without their mobile devices.

7 Ways to Use ThingLink UnPlugged

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

The images were created by participants using the ThingLink App and a mobile device. These images demonstrate ways to connect with life's everyday learning opportunities by capturing moments through text, images and rich media.

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

User Generated Education

Moving Forward in the PAH Continuum: Maximizing the Power of the Social Web: Lisa Marie Blaschke. Heutagogy and Social Communities of Practice: Will Self-determined Learning Re-write the Script for Educators?: Collaboration and social negotiation is encouraged among learners.

SLPs Make Great Showing (AGAIN) among 2013 Edublog Finalists- VOTE!

SpeechTechie

The Edublog Awards is an annual initiative to promote the value of social media in education and share some great resources. This year the voting is being done through list.ly, which you can sign into with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or Google+ accounts. The finalists for the 2013 Edublog Awards were just announced, and voting is now open.

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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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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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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. Check out the Voicethread In Education wiki for some.

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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!

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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ISTE12: Let's Go to San Diego!

The Daring Librarian

One of the most exciting events of ISTE is sure to be the SIGMS Forum: Expanded Learning Opportunities: Using Social Media in the Library Seats are still available! For more information check out the SIGMS Forum Wiki ! The best part will be the Social Butterfly Lounge.

To #AASL11 Minneapolis and Back: Report to Faculty

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

Nicholas Carr, author of The Shallows, introductory keynote speaker Top Must-Have for Our Students: Teen Health and Wellness: Real Life, Real Answers , the mobile app for 24/7 access by our students. Thanks for asking about my trip to Minneapolis. Yes, it was FABULOUS!

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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9 Ways to Use Google Wave

The Electric Educator

Wave replaces the need for multiple services such as a Wiki to post work, Google Docs to collaborate on documents, email to communicate asynchronously, and instant messaging services to communicate synchronously. It has been great watching the stream of potential uses for Google Wave roll in.