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Avoiding the Pitfalls of Social Media

edWeb.net

The drawbacks of social media are well-documented—like anonymous trolls posting negative comments just to spark controversy. In addition to negative commentary, Knowles acknowledged other challenges to adopting social media for education. About the Presenter.

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. Tip: To learn about my blended learning strategies, see my presentation on Slideshare Simple Steps to Blended Learning . Keynote (for Presentations).

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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. Miami Device had an amazing collection of presenters, all speaking about hot education topics. Fortunately, some of the speakers have provided digital handouts and resources from their presentations.

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Friday 5 — 7.24.2015

Perry Hewitt

Social media success is about much more than mastering the platforms and tools. Quartz reports how NASA developed a smart social media strategy that fueled its global reach. It’s another sign that the social network is moving beyond its savvy, mobile-only origins.

“I may be one teacher but I’m no longer going to stay silent about the things important to my country and world of education. I love my students and as I look at children everywhere, I want them to have teachers who love teaching and who love them.” – Vicki Davis, USA

Daily Edventures

She won a regional Georgia award for the National Center for Women & Information Technology program (NCWIT) and recently accompanied Davis to the 2012 ISTE Conference where she helped Davis present on attracting women into STEM fields. However, computing devices and software are so varied!

How Technology Can Improve Physical Safety in Schools

EdTech Magazine

Security cameras are good at identifying an incoming or present danger, but knowing there is a threat is only half the battle. . Use of mobile applications and social media. Please join the discussion on Twitter by using the #ConnectIT hashtag. . Twitter.

10 Technology Skills Every Educator Should Have

Educational Technology Guy

Office Suite Skills Productivity Apps - Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Presentation Tools, Note taking and organization apps - educators need to now how to create, edit, and modify documents, presentations, and spreadsheets. Why do schools still pay so much for software?

Takeaways from CAMT 2019

MIND Research Institute

My colleague Brandon Smith said it well in his presentation on personalized learning. Social Media for Professional Development. Educators were all over social media using the hashtag #CAMT19 to share their notes, takeaways, and insights.

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.

#OhMyGAAD - Are You Ready for Global #Accessibility Awareness Day? May 16, 2019

The Innovative Educator

GADD was launched in 2012 to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital (web, software, mobile, etc.) You can discover what else is going on by following Global Accessibility Awareness Day on Twitter , Facebook , a nd by visiting their website

AR/VR in K–12: Schools Use Immersive Technology for Assistive Learning

EdTech Magazine

The brains of young children are constantly exposed to stimulation due to smartphones, social media, and the internet,” notes BBN Times contributor Naveen Joshi, founder and CEO of software company Allerin. Twitter.

End-of-Year Maintenance: 19 Steps To A Speedier Computer

Ask a Tech Teacher

This week, I’m sharing three holiday activities that will get your computers, technology, and social media ready for the new year. Keep your antivirus software active. Update any software that needs it.

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End-of-Year Maintenance: 19 Steps To A Speedier Computer

Ask a Tech Teacher

This week, I’m sharing three holiday activities that will get your computers, technology, and social media ready for the new year. Keep your antivirus software active. Update any software that needs it.

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Research Posters Are a Staple of Academic Conferences. Could a New Design Speed Discovery?

Edsurge

Then they stand with the poster in an exhibit hall for an hour, surrounded by rows of other researchers presenting similar posters, while hundreds of colleagues from around the world walk by trying to skim the displays. So Morrison designed a splashy social-media rollout of his template.

12 Tech Tasks To End the School Year

Ask a Tech Teacher

Update software. If you have social media, let them notify you of activity once a week instead of daily. If you get reports on Twitter usage or Google Adwords, schedule those weekly.

Data Security and Implications for Physical Security

Leadership Lounge

Omaha received word that a string of text messages were posted on social media threatening violence to a school. As districts transport and present data into the cloud, this can present some challenges as large providers such as Sony, Yahoo, etc.

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End-of-Year Maintenance: 19 Steps To A Speedier Computer

Ask a Tech Teacher

This week, I’m sharing three holiday activities that will get your computers, technology, and social media ready for the new year. Keep your antivirus software active. Update any software that needs it.

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End-of-Year Tips: 22 Steps To A Speedier Computer

Ask a Tech Teacher

This week, I’ll share three holiday activities that will get your computers, technology, and social media ready for the new year. Keep your antivirus software active. Update any software that needs it.

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5 Simple Ways to Improve Physical Education w/ #Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Jarrod Robinson, the PE Geek, shares on episode 70 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter handle: @mrrobbo. Founder of www.connectedpe.com & over 100 educational software products & services.

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5 Must-have tools for Ed Conferences

Ask a Tech Teacher

Now, you might be asked to scan a QR code and visit a website, access meeting documents online, interact digitally, or use a backchannel device to share your real-time thoughts with the presenter. apps for Twitter/FB/G+/LI–or whatever your social media of choice is.

Strategies for Closing the Digital Equity Gap

edWeb.net

By engaging and partnering with community stakeholders and organizations such as service providers, cable companies, and software companies and seeking grant opportunities, school districts will have access to digital equity resources and possible subsidized funding. About the Presenters.

Listennotes.com: a search engine for podcasts

NeverEndingSearch

The search was built by Wenbin Feng , a Software Engineer in San Francisco, who is an avid podcast listener and firmly believes in a bright future for the podcast movement. Podcasts may also be downloaded, embedded and shared on social media. History: Facebook / Twitter.

End-of-Year Tips: 18 Steps To A Speedier Computer

Ask a Tech Teacher

Keep your antivirus software active. Update any software that needs it. If you have social media, let them notify you of activity once a week instead of daily. If you get reports on Twitter usage or Google Adwords, schedule those weekly.

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Four Steps to Help Students Develop a Healthy Media Diet

edWeb.net

With the proliferation of technology in school and at home, parents are looking for direction on how to keep their kids’ media habits in check. Librarians, who are often at the front lines of media and tech in schools, can provide that crucial guidance. About the Presenter.

How Much Screen Time Is Too Much for Kids?

Edsurge

Anya Kamenetz, journalist and author , “The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media and Real Life” : I'm not seeing any trend away from devices in the classroom. That context seems to be missing in our Twitter-verse right now. Now, it's obvious when we look at extreme examples, but just take the case of social media and imagine a child who spends 15 minutes on Instagram. The digital divide between rich and poor students isn’t what it used to be.

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What parents should ask teachers about technology

Ask a Tech Teacher

Teach digital citizenship is easily done either through dedicated platforms like Common Sense Media and Netsmartz , or a full-blown curriculum like this one from Structured Learning. Who picks the digital apps, software, extensions, and programs used in the classes?

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.

50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

As of April 2014, Google Chrome become the de facto internet browser, passing Internet Explorer for the first time after a five-year free-fall from Microsoft’s out-of-favor software. Automatically previews pdfs, powerpoint presentations, and other documents in Google Docs Viewer.

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Trends to watch in 2016: technologies

Bryan Alexander

The sequence is, roughly, hardware to software, more or less: Automation and AI The number of projects and initiatives continues to grow. Social media Obviously social media continue to grow into a world-straddling colossus in 2015.

21st Principal’s Big List of Must-Have Administrator Tech Knowledge

The 21st Century Principal

Use and understand social media platforms: Instead of giving in to fear and trying to find ways to limit access and use of social media platforms by educators, 21st century administrators need to be engaged heavily in the use of these platforms to both promote their educational organizations and to communicate with stakeholders. To really be able to take advantage of the cyber-media, administrators need to be able to understand its intricacies and quirks.

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Higher Education in the Disinformation Age

Hack Education

In February 2014, I happened to catch a couple of venture capitalists complaining about journalism on Twitter. Apologies for quoting Crichton at length: Media carries with it a credibility that is totally undeserved. Twitter. Increasingly we trust very little that the media says.

Choose your words carefully

Learning with 'e's

During that period, computers were quite rudimentary and were mainly being used in education to present text and test learning through simple multiple choice questions. I know, because I was one of those programming the software that made it happen.

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

Doug Levin

Tagged on: March 18, 2017 FBI arrests Twitter user who sent seizure-inducing GIF | CNET → This is terrifying: Kurt Eichenwald, a journalist who writes for Vanity Fair and Newsweek, tweeted Friday that the FBI had arrested a man suspected of purposefully sending him a GIF that triggered an epileptic seizure. One of the recommendations we had from the first presentation we went to on this was you don’t want too many,” Hubster said. “I

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Acronymity

Improving Education Environments

I’ve achieved serious word count detailing the history of the MOOC acronym : we call connectivist-inspired courses and AI-inspired courses MOOCs because the acronym was introduced via popular media as a signatory for online course contents grouped in units and hosted by a well-known educational outlet. You get the picture…manipulating the core of the MOOC acronym creates a change in how the model is presented as operational. MMORPG. urMOOC. cMOOC. xMOOC. MOOC 2.0.

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Acronymity

Improving Education Environments

I’ve achieved serious word count detailing the history of the MOOC acronym : we call connectivist-inspired courses and AI-inspired courses MOOCs because the acronym was introduced via popular media as a signatory for online course contents grouped in units and hosted by a well-known educational outlet. You get the picture…manipulating the core of the MOOC acronym creates a change in how the model is presented as operational. MMORPG. urMOOC. cMOOC. xMOOC. MOOC 2.0.

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