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#40years of educational technology: Social media

Learning with 'e's

By 2006 several social networking sites were enjoying surges in popularity, including MySpace, Bebo and of course, Facebook. 2006 was also the year Twitter was launched. Social media lend themselves naturally to support learning through discussions, collaboration and sharing.

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!

Design Thinking Process and UDL Planning Tool for STEM, STEAM, Maker Education

User Generated Education

If this is how the makerspace is set up in your school, then your kids may not have access to the resources, materials, and tools when they need them, especially for STEM or STEAM. Feedback from User: The final design is presented to the users for their feedback.

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What’s Hot in 2nd-Grade with #2ndchat moderator Carol McLaughlin

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 138 on the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. FutureFit aligns social emotional learning and character education with your traditional subjects of math, language arts, sciences and more for grades K-12.

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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STEM for in all Areas…. Ten Ideas to Transform STEM from Nouns to Verbs… and Facts to Thinking

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

There are a lot of ideas floating around in regards to STEM education. As I reflect on my observation of STEM practice in my travels across the country I have become more convinced that STEM is a verb, and not just a set of nouns. STEM in all Areas….

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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. Attach the QR code to Twitter, Facebook, a location, websites, wifi passwords, email, bitcoin and more!

Cyberpatriot - national youth cyber education program

Educational Technology Guy

? CyberPatriot is the National Youth Cyber Education Program created by the Air Force Association to inspire K-12 students toward careers in cybersecurity or other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines critical to our nation's future. ?At

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

10MT | #29 Steven Anderson talks technology trends From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter handle: @web20classroom. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Augmented reality and virtual reality.

'I Learn Things on Twitter That I Don’t Learn at Harvard': Clint Smith on Inequality and Technology

Edsurge

Smith is not one for silence ( he delivered a TED talk about the “danger of silence” in 2014 , in fact) and has used digital venues including Twitter to encourage others to speak up and recognize how history shapes the present. And when it comes to Twitter, are users merely “preaching to the choir,” or is it truly an effective medium for changing minds? There are so many different teachers who have found good effective ways to use Twitter in their classroom.

Ideas for Promoting Digital Diversity

Teacher Reboot Camp

For the next week, I will be participating in many events to support gender and cultural diversity in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. Research points to low percentages of females and minorities pursuing STEM degrees and professions. Rethink how you teach STEM.

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Ideas for Promoting Digital Diversity

Teacher Reboot Camp

For the next week, I will be participating in many events to support gender and cultural diversity in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. Research points to low percentages of females and minorities pursuing STEM degrees and professions. Rethink how you teach STEM.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The best of all worlds - Elizabeth Anne 1:00pm Armed with Empathy: Creating a Classroom Climate for Collaboration - Dan Curcio Educators as Social Networked Learners - Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D.

6 Super Geeky Tech Tips for the New School Year

The Daring Librarian

Most school systems have some version of Google Apps for Education available for teachers or GAfE, I recommend uploading and converting your important documents, presentations, and spreadsheets to the cloud for easy editing, sharing, and storage.

“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. Twitter: @coolcatteacher.

Visualizing Learning with Infographics: 23 Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

They are creating a meaningful connection with the data, which is a powerful way to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Download a free pdf of the slides from my presentation, Visualizing Learning with Infographics as Learning Tools. .

5 Ways to Bring Sustainable Food Understanding into Your School

The CoolCatTeacher

Julie Willcott on episode 285 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter: @willcottjulie.

Edtech and Social Emotional Learning #sel

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 137 with Dr. Michelle Zimmerman on the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Dr. Michelle Zimmerman @mrzphd talks about social emotional learning and education technology.

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5 Ways to Improve STEAM Learning at Your School

The CoolCatTeacher

Aaron Maurer on episode 140 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. STEM Idea #1: Teach with Passion. Pay attention to the news, read the magazines or the blogs or the social media.

STEAM It Up with the 8 C’s! 50+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recently, I was in Indiana presenting about teaching Science Technology Engineering Arts Math (STEAM/STEM) in ways that engage digital learners. The first movement encourages people to record a six second Vine video of a science experiment or phenomena then post on Tumblr, Twitter, Vine with the #6SecondScience hashtag. Others are encouraged to create their own #EmojiScience videos and share them on social media with the hashtag #EmojiScience.

How to Assess Your District: The Global Challenge Project Case Study

The CoolCatTeacher

Mark Wise on episode 223 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Our middle school, like many other middle schools, have teams made up of Language Arts, Social Studies, Science and Math. Twitter: @wisemancometh.

7 Strategies I Use When Students Make Apps (or Do Any Genius Projects)

The CoolCatTeacher

Vicki Davis on episode 307 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Sometimes we’ll have Marketers doing something with social media. 4: Presentation for an Authentic Audience.

Teachers Teaching Refugee Children via Skype with Koen Timmers

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 132 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. This fun, visual tool lets students explore 150 different science and social studies units for elementary and middle school learners.

Top Microsoft Education News, Tips, and Resources from #ISTE19

Teacher Reboot Camp

Below I have added links to resources, tips, and updates thanks to Wakelet , the great free curation tool that captures reflections and reactions from Twitter during a conference. Follow these Twitter accounts- @MicrosoftEDU , @Hacking_STEM , and @mtholfsen.

Olympic Learning! Over 32 Web Resources and Activities

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students can learn about sports, current events, STEM , history, geography, and foreign policy while enjoying the Olympics. Your students will also learn about different cultures and traditions by following the Olympics online through videos, articles, images, social media and infographics. One idea is to get your students to view a video of an Olympic event they have never seen and create a short presentation where they describe the event to their peers.

Viva las Matematicas at CAMT 2019!

MIND Research Institute

Attendees can choose from a wide range of sessions, with topics covering technology, assessment, STEM, and working with bilingual students. Join MIND colleagues at various speaker presentations and workshops throughout the conference: Math Innovation Zones Year 1: A Journey With Southside ISD.

Learning In The Heart Of Texas With #TCEA15

The Web20Classroom

People ask why I spend all week at these events when I could just come in, present and be gone. While here I presented three sessions. Feel free to share the presentations or resources from any of them. The presentations are in ClassFlow.

Inspiration from This Year’s ISTE Ignite Talks! #ISTE19

Teacher Reboot Camp

I also included some tweets highlighting the messages of the various presentations. There are over 20 presentations from educators and students from around the world lasting five minutes each. “Promote Metacognition and Reflection in STEM,” Melinda Kolk.

Discovery Educator Network Invites Educators Around the Globe to Attend the 2018 Fall VirtCon

techlearning

A global community of education professionals, the DEN connects members across school systems and around the world through social media, virtual conferences, and in-person events, fostering valuable professional learning, idea sharing, networking, and inspiration.

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Part 4: Facilitating Inquiry in the Classroom… Exploring Search Engines and Data Bases

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Before reading, please take a moment to subscribe by email or RSS and also give me a follow on Twitter at mjgormans. I will be at Alan November’s BLC19 in Boston (July) presenting workshops and sessions to support educators and students. The Social Media Search Engine.

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Still time to register and get discount for TechForum NY Oct 19th

Educational Technology Guy

Some of the topics: technology in the classroom, Social Media in Education, New Tools for Educators, meeting the needs of students, assessment, educational use of iPads, Evernote, Google for education, technology and special education, STEM resources and much more.

STEAM It Up with the 8 C’s! 50+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recently, I was in Indiana presenting about teaching Science Technology Engineering Arts Math (STEAM/STEM) in ways that engage digital learners. The first movement encourages people to record a six second Vine video of a science experiment or phenomena then post on Tumblr, Twitter, Vine with the #6SecondScience hashtag. Others are encouraged to create their own #EmojiScience videos and share them on social media with the hashtag #EmojiScience.

Students Invited to Take a Peek into the Future of Mobility

techlearning

Toyota and Discovery Education Hosts Virtual Field Trip on Cars of the Future: Artificial Intelligence and Automated Vehicles Immersive Educational Experience to Explore STEM Concepts set for Oct. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc.,

Three Career Paths for Educational Innovators—How to Get There and Where the Jobs Are

Edsurge

He runs the weekly #xplap chat in Twitter, engaging hundreds of followers, and has recently launched his YouTube channel. Michael also shared his thoughts on developing a professional brand and the importance of his community on social media: Having a professional brand really means that I have ultimately reflected on what I want to do and be as an educator. With over 20 years classroom experience, Tricia is all about “putting the STEAM back in STEM.” Twitter.

ISTE Librarians’ Takeaways (Crowdsourced)

NeverEndingSearch

First, know that the folks who were #NotatISTE or #NotatISTE19 and those who love them, shared quite a bit using the Twitter hashtags. In fact, well-known presenters are using the hashtag to share their own presentations. ISTE both thrills and overwhelms me.

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Seventh Grader Aims to Improve Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer Using Artificial Intelligence

techlearning

The finalists presented their inventions to an esteemed panel of scientists and leaders from both Discovery Education and 3M. Learn more about 3M’s creative solutions to the world’s problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M or @3MNews. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc.,

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.

Discovery Education Announces Date of 2018 Day of Discovery Tour Kick-Off

techlearning

A series of no-cost, full-day professional learning opportunities, the Day of Discovery Tour is designed to help participating curriculum leaders, principals, media specialists, and teachers, learn more about integrating digital content into their curriculum, share effective strategies for creating dynamic digital learning environments, and connect to their most valuable resource--each other. Teacher The Wire Professional Development STEM Steam k12 education Personalized Learning edtech

TechForum NY is October 19th - register today for great PD

Educational Technology Guy

Some of the topics: technology in the classroom, Social Media in Education, New Tools for Educators, meeting the needs of students, assessment, educational use of iPads, Evernote, Google for education, technology and special education, STEM resources and much more. I''m presenting on Evernote and Social Media in Education. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

ICE 2019: What Does It Take to Start an Esports Team?

EdTech Magazine

You need passion, organization, a lifelong learner,” said Joe McAllister, CDW•G learning environment advisor, while presenting on the topic at ICE’s annual event. JOIN-THE-CONVERSATION: Follow @EdTech_K12 on Twitter for continued ICE 2019 coverage.

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