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. Cori can often be spotted taking half-face selfies around different CUE events and is often found chatting away about all-things education on Twitter.

6 Ways to Avoid Those Social Media Landmines

The Daring Librarian

I’ve been sharing on social media professionally for eight years now, and I have to admit, it can be kinda tricky. Follow School District Policy Does your district have a technology and social media upolicy?

The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

Britt Watwood on episode 327 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. You have to prove to me that it’s worth using Facebook, or any social media, for that matter. Twitter: @bwatwood.

'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

Hack Education

” Rather, McMillan Cottom argues these students are making rational decisions in a world of growing economic precarity and shrinking social programs. Don’t mess with her on Twitter. ” That’s because the stories told this year to keep us hustling and to keep up imagining a certain kind of future are almost all about robots. Over and over and over and over and over and over and over again we were told “robots are coming for your jobs.”

Connecting Voices through Robotics: An EdCamp Global Event

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

This year, our library is fortunate to have a robotics loan from Birdbrain Technologies. We have 12 Finch robots that we are using throughout the year for coding experiences for our students. OrchardVT Ss will be sharing #robotics w @jluss & @plemmonsa Ss.

Communicating in the Information Age

A Principal's Reflections

This message is then delivered by a polite robotic voice basically telling me that I can sleep in if I wish or spend the day slaving over my snow shovel. Here are a few tips and ideas that have worked well for NMHS over the years: Create a school Twitter and Facebook page.

[On-Air Coaching] Staying Focused on the Learning Goals, Not the Technology – SULS006

Shake Up Learning

One of Jasmine’s coolest projects is her robotic water cycle lesson, which involves all kinds of skills from her students. Share your answers on your favorite social media platform using the #shakeuplearning hashtag, or post it in the Shake Up Learning Community on Facebook ! [56:06]

8 Secrets To Providing Amazing EdTech Customer Service | By @JeffBradbury | @SamPatue

TeacherCast

I clearly remember the first company I chatted with on Twitter. They solved my problem and I was a lifetime user and spokes teacher for all the great tools Techsmith makes to help teachers create media. Are they in the social media space I am already in? Tweet.

Team 4443 Sock Monkeys Once Again!

Dangerously Irrelevant

I am a part of Team 4443: Sock Monkeys and we are a robotics team through the FTC. The robot also has certain limitations, in parameters such as size, materials, and shape. We also update our adventures on our website and other social media: Website: oskyrobotics.weebly.com.

How Much Time Should a Student Spend At School?

The CoolCatTeacher

A Global Search for Education, Cathy Rubin, Post From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. In the age of electronic media, a school could be everywhere, or it could possibly be nowhere. Can social media consume less time?

Learning in the Age of Disruption

EdNews Daily

New innovations or iterations in technology, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, genetic engineering, smart materials, mobile commerce, social media, biotechnology, 3-D printing, nanotechnology, robotics and medicine are transforming every facet of the human experience.

Can a Foodini 3D Printer Go to Space?: Empowering Student Voice in the Makerspace

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Some have chosen topics like water, oxygen, food, shelter, robot exploration, and clothing. ” I pulled out my phone, opened twitter, and composed a tweet to Natural Machines (@NaturalMachines).

Can a Foodini 3D Printer Go to Space?: Empowering Student Voice in the Makerspace

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Some have chosen topics like water, oxygen, food, shelter, robot exploration, and clothing. ” I pulled out my phone, opened twitter, and composed a tweet to Natural Machines (@NaturalMachines).

#CUE17- The Game

CUE

My role has been to monitor social media, contribute to virtual conversations, and share ideas and resources with the #notatcue folks who are participating from a distance. CUE Media Festival.

Use Unconventional Research Sites to Inspire Students

Ask a Tech Teacher

And then, not two days later, I heard Twitter has reclassified their app as a news purveyor rather than a social media device. Once again: Who gets news from Twitter? I read recently that 70% of millennials get their news from Facebook. Really?

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Virtual Valentines: The Global Valentine Project Sharing Love and Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Micah Brown on episode 237 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Just share that love on social media. Twitter is just as easy as posting a picture of your students’ Valentine.

Need a New Job? Here’s What You Do

Ask a Tech Teacher

Also mention the add-ons you can use such as robotics, Arduino, or 3D printing. . This also includes stand-alone programs for specialized topics such as robotics, 3D printing, and drones. Definitely mention if you can teach robotics, drones, or programming languages.

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. Be sure to also connect with the ISTE Librarians Network on Facebook and Twitter. This year, I created an elective, Social Justice through Social Media.

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21 Things Every 21st Century Educator Should Try This Year (2018 Version)

techlearning

Have a class twitter or Instagram account to post about the day’s learning Just like a blog only smaller. One of my Ed Techs ( Ashley Pampe ) actually created a “Social Media” team on her elementary campus. Why not program your robot to re-enact a moment in history?

5 Steps to a Successful K–12 STEM Program Design

EdTech Magazine

Fleming agrees with this approach and says there’s great value in “visiting local districts who have successful programs that are in line with your identified goals, attending conferences that offer sessions that address your identified goals , seeking out thought leaders in the STEM space whose work is in line with your vision, leveraging social media platforms to learn more and getting some ideas related to the program you want to create for your school or district.”. Twitter.

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'It's Like Amazon, But for Preschool'

Hack Education

A year ago, the richest man in the world asked Twitter for suggestions on how he should most efficiently and charitably spend his wealth. ” “We’ll use the same set of principles that have driven Amazon,” Bezos wrote in a note posted to Twitter. “Amazon has patented a system that would put workers in a cage, on top of a robot,” read the headline in last week’s Seattle Times.

Build a Better World through STEM with Girls Leading the Way

Discovery Education

She serves as a national spokesperson on girls’ and women’s leadership development, parenting and family dynamics, cultural influences such as economics, social media and pop culture, gender issues, current events, and demographic shifts in the national girl population. __.

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Who is JiJi? Meet JiJi with the ST Math Sweepstakes

MIND Research Institute

Other friends include: Robot, Pie Monster, Starfish, Dog, Alien, Lobster, Ostrich and more. Stay up-to-date on all of the math fun by following all of JiJi's adventures and ST Math news on social media. Twitter: @STMath. You asked, we answered!

Highlights From a Year of Tracking Future Trends in Education

Edsurge

Another surprise was a turn in public perception of giant technology companies, especially Facebook and Google, as well as Twitter and Amazon. Related to this development was the rise of what I think of as Social Justice Edtech. This movement asks us to rethink technology to address social problems in education and society. They argue that putatively equitable technologies actually reinstate social inequalities.

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Integrating Coding with SpheroEdu

EdTechTeam

These little ball robots have opened up so many possibilities. And the beauty is you can use this little robot in any lesson, in any subject, and with any age. Our thought was to use the robot to create recycling videos for our school. Students then coded the robot through their challenges. Another great place to find lesson ideas has been Twitter. Twitter: @smilelearning. I love walking into a classroom with Spheros in my hands.

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

Edsurge

STEAM-based learning emphasizes both hands-on and digital experiences with engineering, art, game design, prototyping in makerspaces, authoring, robotics, and much more. He runs the weekly #xplap chat in Twitter, engaging hundreds of followers, and has recently launched his YouTube channel. By gradually expanding services and their professional brand on social media, they eventually grow a business that they run either part or full-time. Twitter.

Students Invited to Take a Peek into the Future of Mobility

techlearning

Students will see how TRI is using artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robotics to develop smarter automated vehicles. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc.,

Things to Do In Denver When You’re Ed- an ISTE Look

CUE

Keep an eye out for rogue robots as well. Get your group texts, social media tags , broadcast channels, etc. Finally a chance to meet your twitter friends, shake their hands, and notice how much taller they are than you imagined. . Twitter @CalhbeyGirl.

Student Projects In MySimpleShow - Explainer Videos Have Never Been So Easy To Create

The ASIDE Blog

For our middle schoolers, who are often nervous about recording their own voices, the choice of a “robot” narrator was a blessing in and of itself. They then easily uploaded their class creations to YouTube , to share via Twitter and in digital portfolios.

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30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

Increasingly formal use of social media by education institutions. The increasing potential to “start a business” that is entirely social and digital (which impacts the idea of a “job,” for example). Rapid change in the demands for media forms (e.g.,

Discovery Education and Arconic Foundation Celebrate National Manufacturing Day with ‘Manufacture Your Future Virtual Field Trip’ at Arconic in Austin, Texas

techlearning

Comprehensive, cross-curricular lesson plans range from a look at the history of manufacturing to STEM-based interactives on robotics, and are designed to stimulate insightful conversations between educators and students. Follow @arconic: Twitter , Instagram , Facebook , LinkedIn and YouTube.

Student Leadership via EdTech Playgrounds

EdTechTeam

Instructional Technology Coach Apple Distinguished Educator 2017 Google Certified Educator Twitter: @betzvelaWhat do you get when you recruit students who share a love for technology and you provide a space where individuals can play? An EdTech Playground.

The Weaponization of Education Data

Hack Education

A hacked school Twitter account in Florida. I delete all my old social media now on a regular and ongoing basis. There were other high profile incidents as well: the refusal, for example, to give visas to the all-girls robotics team from Afghanistan.

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It’s Not About the Tool

EdTechTeam

The next huge success with the 1:1 iPad rollout came with a new little, ball-shaped robot. That year our local environmental group bought my Environmental Club a Sphero robot. We coded the robot to make PSAs about how to recycle in our middle school. My class wanted to try out the robot, so together we designed a lesson that would stay true to the curriculum goals, but would also add in more critical thinking and collaboration. Twitter: @smilelearning.

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

Hack Education

But I wanted to consider too why the stories we repeatedly tell about education and education technology were so fanciful – stories about impending disruptions and revolutions and robot teachers and brain zappers and so on. But blaming social media is too easy and too simplistic.

Inside the $29M DonorsChoose Gift That's Making Teachers Very Happy

Edsurge

I was not expecting that,” says Ghusein, who had five active projects on the site totalling $3,600, including requests for a Cricut Explore craft machine and three types of robots. “I Teachers everywhere have taken to Twitter in droves to express their appreciation, sending more than 10,000 tweets with the hashtag #BestSchoolDay. On Tuesday night, Chicago teacher Amani Ghusein stayed up late to watch TV.

Discovering the “Ultimate Classroom”: A Student Led Project Based Learning Inquiry

EdTechTeam

While some studied robotics and social media, others dived into different learning disabilities and schools around the world. Follow her on Twitter at @Leah440B , her blog at missburke4th.blogspot.com , or her webpage edtechburke.weebly.com.

Gaming's Not Just for Kids: What Educators Need to Know About Esports

Edsurge

Esports could be just as much a valuable gateway into technology related jobs as teaching programming, robotics, graphic design and web design. A Twitter chat ( #EsportsEDU ) has emerged on Thursday nights at 7:30 pm ET to bring the community together to discuss aspects of esports in schools including getting started and striving for equity. This could involve managing a social media presence as well as focusing on brand (school) recognition and promoting events.

Donors Choose YOU - Top 10 Tips to Fund Your Project

EdTechTeam

iPads, laptops, robotics, Hokki Stools, books, construction paper, art easels, rugs, tables, shelving, Crayolas of every kind… the list could go on and on. I shared projects on every social media platform I could. If you need help, connect with me on Twitter: @mrdearybury1.