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.

How to Teach Social Media Safety

Ask a Tech Teacher

These days, teachers should introduce students to the world of social media so they can begin to develop the skills they need to live a safe digital life. Create a social media contract. More on social media: 10 Ways to Use Twitter in Class.

Social Media Use & Our Students: Guest Host @JKDNCN #EdtechMissions

Teacher Reboot Camp

Many educators, administrators, and parents would prefer to leave social media out of the curriculum. Social media is scary! Yes, our learners do very scary things on social media which can and have ruined lives. The reason our students continue to make bad choices on social media is because adults are not continually making them reflect on how to do better.

Is social media disrupting our networks?

The Christensen Institute

On the heels of a divisive campaign, people are more aware than ever of the social and political groups that sit on different sides of the aisle, live in different parts of the country, and break bread with different cultural factions. Otherwise, technology may just pull us further apart.

Social Media For School Leaders

A Principal's Reflections

Last week I had the honor of presenting a webinar for NASSP, my national association. This was the first of three in a series presented by the 2012 Digital Principal Award winners. Below is a synopsis of the webinar I did: NASSP Digital Principal Award winner Eric Sheninger, principal of New Milford (NJ) High School, kicks-off the Digital Principal webinar series with his presentation on ways school leaders can effectively use social media in their schools.

Netflix’s Black Mirror: A Cautionary Tale About Social Media

Catlin Tucker

She works at Netflix and has a piece of artwork in her apartment that presents a scene from a Black Mirror’s “Nosedive” episode. The consultant pulls up a graph of her rating trends and recommends she interact more with individuals who have a social score of 4.5

Freinet and social media

Learning with 'e's

When I wrote Blogging with Freire , I was speculating on what that great Brazilian educator and theorist might have made of educational blogging - a concept he never knew, because he died before the Internet and social media came in to common use.

#40years of educational technology: Social media

Learning with 'e's

Previous posts in this series tracked the development of educational technology over 40 years. I first started working in the field of educational technology in January 1976, at a time when technology was used more for teaching than it was for learning.

Here's What Happened When Students Solved Social Media Problems With Design Thinking

Edsurge

A few weeks ago, Aaron, a student in my high school elective class, mentioned he didn’t use social media very often. I’m usually a library media specialist, but with only a few days notice, I had inherited this course from another instructor and was given the added challenge of updating the curriculum. One of the units I envisioned was called “Social: The New Media.” Consider: Do all of your social media posts show only your best, brightest, happiest moments?

Please Welcome CUE’s New Social Media Champs!

CUE

We want to take this opportunity to officially announce some new contributors to the CUE voice across our CUE website and social media. She is an enthusiastic CUE Rock Star attendee and presenter, and she already has a killer blog that you can check out at here !

Is there enough diversity in your social media?

eSchool News

As we consume more social media, our perspectives are getting less diverse. note : Innovation In Action is a new monthly column from the International Society of Technology in Education focused on exem plary practices in education.

Michelle Luhtala Wins AASL Social Media Superstars Award

edWeb.net

edWeb is so excited to congratulate Michelle Luhtala, department chair at New Canaan High School Library in Connecticut, for being selected as a 2017 AASL Social Media Superstars winner ! I’m the founder of edWeb.net and had just started our social network for educators.

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.

Scientists and social media: an important new study

Bryan Alexander

Out of all academics, how are scientists using new technologies to communicate? Pew has a new study , based on surveying nearly 4,000 scientists, and the results are important for higher education and technology. Pew researchers presenting to AAAS.

Social Media Is An Opportunity - Not A Problem In The Classroom

The ASIDE Blog

Source: ASIDE 2015 The resolute attitude of many schools to resist the “ Social Age ” by blocking websites within their walls strikes at the core of what it means to collectively share ideas. The system seems stuck in the notion that kids will do bad things if they have access to social media.

When Students Leverage Social Media to Plan Events

Tech Helpful

The ISTE Standards for Students are goals that have been vetted through thousands of educators to set measurable outcomes that have been decided would best prepare today's k-12 student for the use of technology in their future lives.

I Wonder If This Social Media Thing Will Ever Catch On?

The Web20Classroom

There were sessions about assessment, technology, professional development and others. What I really enjoyed was there were so many people there that I knew because of social media. Social Media. All possible because of social media. Social Media

Does social media control our lives? An upcoming discussion on Malta

Bryan Alexander

Does social media control our lives? presentations and talks technologyThis is the question Alex Grech and I will be discussing Thursday night in Valetta, Malta.

Engaging More Administrators in Using Social Media

The 21st Century Principal

How do we engage administrators more in using social media and in developing a Professional Learning Network? That was the question at the center of my presentation at the annual North Carolina Technology in Education Society’s (NCTIES) 2011 conference in Raleigh, North Carolina. With all this negative publicity, it’s easy to see why administrators run in the other direction when someone tries to convince them to engage in social media.

Presentation Tools that Ignite Student Creativity

Class Tech Integrate

For years PowerPoint, Prezi, and Google Slides have been the "go to" presentation tools that allow for some student creation in the classroom. There are many free online presentation tools out there, but I am going to highlight a couple that your students can use to create with.

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edWeb Wins SIIA Education Technology CODiE Award for Best Collaborative Social Media Solution for Educators

edWeb.net

It was announced yesterday that edWeb.net is the winner of the SIIA CODiE Award for Best Collaborative Social Media Solution for Educators. The SIIA CODiE Awards is the only peer-reviewed program to showcase business and education technology’s finest products and services.

Costs and Benefits of Social Media in Education

Reading By Example

This lead presents a counter to the promise of the Internet facilitating powerful connections among people. The opportunities provided through social media are not only couched in learning. It’s complicated: The social lives of networked teens.

Costs and Benefits of Social Media in Education

Reading By Example

This lead presents a counter to the promise of the Internet facilitating powerful connections among people. The opportunities provided through social media are not only couched in learning. It’s complicated: The social lives of networked teens.

Engaging Students in Critical Social Media Analysis Through Debate

Educator Innovator

As part of the national celebration of Digital Learning Day last month, I had the opportunity to moderate an online debate between two teams of high school students from opposite ends of California about the merits and risks of social media as a communication tool.

How Social Media Helps Students Adapt to College

Wired Campus

For today’s students, social media isn’t just a diversion. Ruud, a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, presented the paper, “Social Networking and Social Support: Does It Play a Role in College Social Integration?,”

How I use social media for my professional development

Nik Peachey

This has been a common theme to many of the presentations, workshops, webinars and seminars that I have been asked to do over the last few years, but however many times I try to present on this subject I never really feel that I get the message across as clearly and persuasively as I would like.

SlidePresenter - free online multimedia presentations

Educational Technology Guy

SlidePresenter is an online presentation service. It has a free account that is full-featured and the service allows you to create videos that are synced with PowerPoint presentations. Each presentation can be tagged, embedded in other sites, and easily shared via social media.

What’s all the buzz about Messenger Kids?

Ask a Tech Teacher

When preteen kids see parents and older siblings thumbing away at social media accounts, they want to do it. First and foremost: Messenger Kids is not a social media app. More on social media. Make your LMS a social learning platform.

Virtual Mentorship for Emerging Leaders

The CoolCatTeacher

Jennifer Gonzalez has released her 2018 Teachers Guide to Technology with over 200 education technology tools including tools for assessment, flipped learning, presentations, parent engagement, video engagement and more. Innovation Social Media Wonderful Classroom Wednesday

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12 Rules of effective Instructional Technology Coaching

Neo LMS

Instructional Technology Coaching (ITC) is a prevalent method of deploying on-going professional development for teachers , with a specific focus on the integration of technology into both the curriculum, as well as the method of instruction. Edutopia: Making Technology Work.

5 Ways to Participate in #ISTE17 even if you’re not there #notatiste17

The CoolCatTeacher

I am a retired educator in Phoenix AZ and love spending my time supporting teachers with the use of technology in their classrooms. So there’ll be chances to actually do presentations there. They may be presenters; they may just be participants.

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Integrating Technology Meaningfully with Mission Minded Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

For many of our students, technology is just another aspect of their lives. They grew up with the Internet, social media, and mobile devices. Educators have experienced life without the Internet and social media.

Social Media and Gamification Take Center Stage in Learning – Noelene Callaghan, Australia

Daily Edventures

As an IT educator trainer in the corporate world, Callaghan loved teaching others to use technology. Making technology much more accessible to students, regardless of where they are located, and to break down those boundaries that exist.”

9 Web Tools and Apps for Communicating More Effectively with Parents

Teacher Reboot Camp

Find more tips for engaging parents in my presentation, Engaging Parents with Technology and Social Media. Engaging Parents with Technology from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

Connected pedagogy: Smart technology

Learning with 'e's

Photo by Steve Wheeler This is the first of a short series of posts, presenting my thoughts leading up to a keynote speech I will give at EDEN 2019, in Bruges. The age of social technologies has radically transformed the way we live our lives, and that includes how we learn and teach.

Power of the press without concurrent accountability

Dangerously Irrelevant

Peggy Drexler said: The problem with social media, and our dependence on it, is that it allows people to present and receive whatever angle they want, biased or not, fair or not. We need to start thinking more creatively about texting (and other technologies) [VIDEO].

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

We just created this venue for anybody to come on and present — and for anybody else around the world 24 hours a day for several days — to watch those presentations. This year, we’ll have over a hundred presentations.

Record your Presentations with Present.me – from Jen Carey

EdTechTeacher

This post first appeared on Free Technology for Teachers. is a great tool that you can use to record your presentations. You can upload your presentation directly or via Google Drive as a.ppt,pptx,pdf, Google Doc, and even a Prezi! Presentation

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It's Not a Technology Issue

A Principal's Reflections

Technology still gets a bad rap in many education circles. This ends up resulting in the formation of rules and policies that severely restrict or prohibit student use of mobile technology and social media as tools to support and/or enhance learning.

A Framework for Implementing Maker Education Activities Presentation

User Generated Education

Reflecting on the maker activities can occur through a variety of methods: talking, writing, sketching, and using technology such as Web 2.0 tools and social media. During this interactive presentation, participants will experience this framework through maker activity that is introduced through framing or frontloading and then by directly using reflection techniques upon completion of the activity.