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7 Must-Read Resources on Social Media for School Leaders

The 21st Century Principal

There are obviously quite a few social media resources available to school leaders on the Web, but finding high-quality information can be difficult. As the title suggests, it focuses on providing school leaders with the "know-how" of using social media as a communications tool.

What Twitter Shortcomings?

My Island View

I was somewhat disturbed about a recent post by a friend and connected colleague concerning the state of Twitter and its use by some individuals in what is now fast becoming the education social media culture. My friend seemed to be longing for the “good ole days” of Twitter when it was smaller numbers and people knew their place in their interacting with others. I remember those days as well, since I was on Twitter years before my friend.

Stop Ignoring Google+

A Principal's Reflections

In case you didn''t know there are thousands of educators and an array of learning communities over at Google+. From my point of view educators become quickly attached to one specific social media tool as their go to source for his/her Personal Learning Network (PLN).

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I am not an expert, I simply love what I do.

Kleinspiration

just as I like for my students to think of learning as being fun. A new friend from Twitter ( @Dr.SpikeCook ) gave me a call this morning to discuss a few educational topics. He''s writing a series of posts on his blog about how social media supports education for different people.

Has “Twitter” Changed or Has Our View?

The Principal of Change

(This is more about me reflecting to learn, as opposed to sharing my learning so please excuse the length of the post. There has been a lot of conversation on how “Twitter has changed” recently, and I have thought a lot about this concept.

Twitter: The Art of the Follow

The Daring Librarian

The Art of the Follow: One of the hardest things on Twitter is to master is the art of the Follow. Twitter Comic Tutorial At-A-Glance Part Deux that coordinates to this blog is below- thanks!) I''d really like to see that the person is a real person! Ppl I can learn from.

#Supermuch teaching in the classroom and online

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 344 with Jody Green and Dr. Tim Green From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. We discuss what going to the next level in the classroom and in online learning means both at the secondary and college level.

Thinking in networks

Learning with 'e's

Build your network and always think in networks. In fact it did so several years ago, even before the introduction of social media, through the use of e-mail and bulletin board services (remember them?). It would be a mistake to think of networks simply as connections.

Small Changes, Huge Results

A Principal's Reflections

Yes, I was the Principal at that time, but my perspective and philosophy as to what constituted a 21st Century learning environment was vastly different than what it is today. 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. We also had to trust they would use their mobile learning devices (i.e.

Crowdsourcing Curating Networks: It Has to Be Meta

ProfHacker

In a future phase of keywords for this book, we (Maha and Mia) will be curating the keyword Networks. We are inviting others from our networks to help us make sure we have covered the most important aspects of networks, and the most important references and models out there.

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Teacher Creativity Skill: Brainstorm and Plan Digitally

The Playground Advocate

Part of being creative as a teacher is coming up with creative learning experiences for students. Over the years, I''ve learned that my best lessons and units came about as a result of a lot of collaborative pre-planning. Almost no learning curve.

Six Powerful Motivations Driving Social Learning By Teens

MindShift

Along with Google search, Wikipedia has become the first point of reference for most of us. At least, it does in the social space. In formal centers of learning, old habits die hard. The tension between open, social learning and the formal, enclosed variety is becoming untenable.

10 tips for avoiding technology overwhelm

The Cornerstone Blog

There’s one complaint about technology that I hear from almost every single person I talk to: it’s just plain overwhelming. There’s too much to learn. Stop telling yourself you need to learn to be proficient in all technology and know the latest about every type of tool out there.

Six Powerful Motivations Driving Social Learning By Teens

MindShift

Along with Google search, Wikipedia has become the first point of reference for most of us. At least, it does in the social space. In formal centers of learning, old habits die hard. The tension between open, social learning and the formal, enclosed variety is becoming untenable.