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What Schools Can Learn About Communication From the Vatican’s Former Social Media Chief

Edsurge

In 2017, Monsignor Paul Tighe may have been the only priest amidst a sea of techies at South by Southwest (SXSW), where he spoke about his past experience serving as Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications for the Catholic Church. Think “social media director” for the Catholic Church.) Odd as his presence may have seemed, it was not out of the ordinary for the Church, which first devised a social media strategy around 2010.

The Best PD for Math Teachers (and How to Use It) #mtbos #iteachmath

The CoolCatTeacher

David Petro on episode 294 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. David Petro has been using Twitter for his math PD for more than eight years. Twitter is now different. David: Don’t write Twitter off.

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

NeverEndingSearch

SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information. Social studies teachers will adore these!

Adobe Spark: Easily create and share videos, images, and newsletters

iLearn Technology

Create social graphics that are stunning and easy to share (you know the kind: flyers, memes, posters, ads). Produce and share impressive videos for storytelling, projects, or to share to social media. What it is: Adobe Spark is a collection of fantastic (free!)

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The Journey to Becoming an Author

A Principal's Reflections

My unexpected journey began with a decision to give Twitter a try in 2009. This should never have happened either as I was convinced that any and all social media tools were a complete waste of my time and would not lead to any improvement in professional practice.

Still Amusing Ourselves To Death

techlearning

The bombardment of “new” through current media offerings tends to overshadow the truths that have been shared, considered and proven over decades and centuries. He looks specifically at the way TV news is primarily entertainment and journalism is secondary at best.

Storms over liberal education: notes on the 2016 AAC&U conference

Bryan Alexander

I was there for a few reasons, starting with having the fine opportunity to lead a pre conference workshop, followed by presenting on two panels, helping out with a Twitter component, and reconnecting with dozens of friends and colleagues.

#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.

Empowering Student Voice through Self Differentiation in High School

Buncee

I began using Buncee when I saw the awesome graphics that people were posting on social media. Because Buncee is so easy to use and create dynamic, fun images, I quickly began creating dozens of graphics for Twitter chats and for sharing meaningful quotes.

Introducing MIND’s Thought Leaders & Speakers

MIND Research Institute

Our research, approach to STEM and other thought leadership can be found through our website , social media and blog. Since MIND Research Institute’s founding in 1998, one thing has been clear - we’re an organization with a lot of big ideas.

Who's driving?

Learning with 'e's

Ireland's Youth Media Team were in great evidence throughout the day, resplendent in their bright red t-shirts, busy documenting the proceedings using a variety of media and technologies. They even presented their own student led workshops during the conference.

Today’s Meet is Closed. What are your Alternatives?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Twitter. In the hands of students, Twitter is commonly viewed as a gossipy distraction that takes students away from the important work done at class and home. Students sign into personal accounts (when age-appropriate) or a class Twitter account.

Dave Burgess Talks Student Engagement #MondayMotivation #tlap

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. All you need to do is head over to leave a review on iTunes and just include your Twitter or Instagram handle so we can reach you. . Dave Burgess on Twitter @ burgessdave.

10 Tech Tools for Your Math Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Just a disclaimer though, I am a high school math teacher, so a few of the tech-tools I reference in this post belong mostly in a secondary math classroom, but with a little elbow grease and ingenuity, there are ways to fit them into any K-12 math curriculum as well. Twitter.

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“On one hand, all the world and knowledge are at our fingertips. On the other hand, everything is changing so quickly that it is hard to say what the world will be in 20 years.” – Anna Leszczy?ska, Poland

Daily Edventures

Secondary School number 17 (XVII LO). How will relationships among people change because of technology and social media?”. ska on the Microsoft Educator Community , Twitter , and her blog. Anna Leszczy?ska. English and Ethics teacher. Gdynia, Poland. ania7roz.

On INFOhio’s light

NeverEndingSearch

I was sincerely inspired by their presentation, their energy and their efforts to ensure all Ohio learners have access to the resources to which they are entitled. The INFOhio Student and Ed ucator Guides present a wide array of literacy resources. (I

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2014 Global Education Conference - Final Day!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Follow the conference through Twitter using the hashtag #globaled14. Especialista en Educación Superior a Distancia 8:00am Go Global: Collaborating Teachers and Students Across the World Using Google Classroom - Shenna Kate Torres (Undergraduate Student- Bachelor of Secondary Education major in Biology) Once you go global, there is no coming back! - Friday, November 21st, is the fifth and final day our fifth annual Global Education Conference.

Build Your Personal Learning Network #WTI15

Reading By Example

I had the privilege of presenting at the Wisconsin Technology Initiative on December 5, 2015. My concurrent sessions were for secondary teachers as the audience. That is why we started with Twitter. Tweet = post on Twitter.

Refreshing your on- and offline spaces with a bit of library eye candy

NeverEndingSearch

Social media inspiration. The brilliant Sylvia Duc kworth shares her sketchnotes on Flickr and the equally brilliant Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano (aka Langwitches) reflects and amplifies what she herself learns as sketchnotes on her blog and in her presentations.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 11 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: March 18, 2017 Investigations Into Cyberattack Against EQAO Conclude | CNW → The investigations into the cyberattack that disrupted the Education Quality and Accountability Office's (EQAO) online Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) on October 20, 2016, confirm EQAO's original conclusion that a targeted Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) cyberattack was the cause of the technical issues that led to the cancellation of the OSSLT in October 2016.

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The Free and Online 2014 School Leadership Summit Starts Wednesday! (Full Session List)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our second annual School Leadership Summit is this week, and we hope you will consider joining us for some or many of the 60+ free online presentations and keynote addresses. Susan Blakely Secondary Math Teacher Globalizing the High School U.S.

How Teachers Can Learn From One Another at Unconferences, Meet-ups and Edcamps

MindShift

Meanwhile, the most enthusiastic listeners whisper to each other, or form mini-groups outside the conference walls, maybe even at a social gathering later that day. Then we shared our favorite photos and takeaways on social media.

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Some important conference updates are below: Still Taking Proposals Keynotes + Sessions Presenters - Check Your Instructions Volunteering + Advisory Board - We Need You! Thanks to the GEC Sponsors Social Media Amazing List of Currently Scheduled Sessions!

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Don''t miss this terrific opportunity to present to or learn from others, and that will kick off a month of great ed tech events. You can connect with the Geo-Educator Community through a variety of online platforms including Twitter , Facebook and the secure educator site, Edmodo.

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

If you haven''t been a volunteer moderator before, there''s nothing quite like the camaraderie and the excitement that develops jumping in and out of session rooms and helping presenters and participants have a great experience.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Spread the word about World Read Aloud Day on social media to help us grow the movement. Thursday March 6th - Saturday March 8th in Boston, MA Digital Media and Learning: DML Connecting Practices 2014 , The conference is meant to be an inclusive, international and annual gathering of scholars and practitioners in the field, focused on fostering interdisciplinary and participatory dialog and linking theory, empirical study, policy, and practice.