Social Media In The Classroom.

The Web20Classroom

And it would have been difficult, nigh impossible, to have these kinds of connections and relationships without social media. The topic on #edchat this week centered around Social Media and the role it currently plays in education and the role it should play in education.

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.

A Gullible Population Is a National Security Issue

The CoolCatTeacher

A Global Search for Education Reflection From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Army War College National Security Seminar that caused this response. Social media is social but it’s also serious.

Incorporating Social Media and Digital Citizenship in the First-Year Experience Course

Mistakengoal.com

Part of that program requires (nearly) all undergraduate students to take a First-Year Seminar (FYS) course and one of the resolutions updated some of the specific outcomes of that course. In this post I’ll discuss how we’re approaching the new outcome of “responsible use of the internet and other social media” that the faculty have added to the course. Social Networking Services

Communicating a Concept With Instagram

A Principal's Reflections

Earlier this year she experimented with using Twitter to foster creative thought. You will choose a theme/concept statement from the statements we generate or address in our Socratic Seminar at the end of the play.

Five tools for global educators

Learning with 'e's

In effect, through the use of social media and telecommunication technologies, these teachers are becoming global educators. Twitter: This social networking tool is deceptively simple, but deeply sophisticated and versatile due to its inherent filtering facilities.

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Bear pit pedagogy

Learning with 'e's

My colleague Peter Yeomans (AKA @ethinking on Twitter) says we create the 'bear pits' for our students. education social media learningIn our digital literacy teacher training programme at Plymouth University we create environments that encourage critical thinking.

2017 Teachers Pay Teachers’ July Conference — Overview

Ask a Tech Teacher

Seminar Overview. Each of the seminars I attended (a handful of roughly five dozen offered) was filled with pithy ideas, how-tos, and problem-solving. Seminars I attended included: using social media to spread the word.

Ditch the Clips in Kindergarten (And Here’s What to Do Instead) #ditchtheclips

The CoolCatTeacher

Elizabeth Merce on episode 321 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. They were social psychologists. Scaffolding those same skills for social/emotional that we would for reading.

Opening Pandora's box

Learning with 'e's

It started off in sedate style a few years ago, when several students began to ask if they could audio record my lectures and seminars to play back later. For social media savvy lecturers, lecture capture is a means for disseminating good ideas and best practice farther afield.

Support English Learners with Micro-credentials from Digital Promise

Ask a Tech Teacher

Because they aren’t long tedious seminars, expensive college classes, or comprehensive certificate courses, they were ignored by administrators in the past. For more information, contact Digital Promise at these social media links: Twitter: @Digital Promise [link].

Students CAN Lead: Implementing a Student Leadership Program in your School

EdTechTeam

After several years as an Instructional Technology Specialist and taking a short hiatus from conference-going due to my son’s long term illness, I dove head first into every conference, seminar, and book I could find. A recent example is the #studentsCANlead chat on Twitter.

The Importance of Building Connections

A Principal's Reflections

The morning began with Collen providing an overview of our school''s comprehensive Holocaust education program; highlighting the course curriculum, the study seminar to the U.S. Social media outlets like Twitter have enabled me to reach not only my community, but stakeholders in education around the country, state, and world. One particular connection I built through Twitter was the one with CBS News, NYC.

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. Twitter. Twitter • YouTube • Website. Website • Twitter • Free art lessons.

Technology in Schools: What If We’ve Just Made Everything Worse

Fractus Learning

Social Media and Mobile Devices. There is no doubting that students love their devices and social media in all its forms. We have to stop giving screen time and column inches to the social media horror stories.

EdTechTeam Leadership Symposium Ohio

EdTechTeam

He is the co-moderator of the Twitter chat #suptchat with Nick Polyak , and he and Polyak co-authored the book The Unlearning Leader: Leading for Tomorrow’s Schools Today (Rowman-Littlefield Publishers 2017).

ASHA Philly Wrap-up

SpeechTechie

Maggie McGarry, ASHA''s social media director, held a "tweet-up" and I got to meet her (@maggielmcg) as well as a bunch of Twitter #slpeeps @palspeech, @geekslp, @speechalicia, and @pediastaff. Follow these guys on twitter!

Future Trends Forum #8, with Jim Groom: full recording, notes, and Storify

Bryan Alexander

Twitter activity during the hour was also very energetic, so I Storified it. He cited Jon Udell ‘s vision of Wikipedia as a place where knowledge is socially constructed. Q: Autumm Caines asked:”I’m getting ready to teach a 1st year seminar on digital citizenship.

Future Trends Forum #8, with Jim Groom: full recording, notes, and Storify

Bryan Alexander

Twitter activity during the hour was also very energetic, so I Storified it. He cited Jon Udell ‘s vision of Wikipedia as a place where knowledge is socially constructed. Q: Autumm Caines asked:”I’m getting ready to teach a 1st year seminar on digital citizenship.

The Top 50 Best Books for Teachers – Professional Development

Fractus Learning

This information-packed resource from digital experts Anderson and Whitby makes it easy to build a thriving professional network using social media. Start and grow a collaborative, high-quality PLN using Twitter, blogging, LinkedIn, and more.

In the same boat

Learning with 'e's

The 8th International Seminar on Teacher Training: Reconsidering Teacher Roles (hosted by the Open University of Catalonia, in Barcelona) took on this challenge. I suggested on Twitter in summary that content is a tyrant, and context is now king.

Worldwide, Online, and Free - The Library 2.013 Conference Starts Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Franks, PhD Library Re-Design with Student Power - Toni Olivieri-Barton, Teacher Librarian Prosperous City with Talents: Library Supporting Urban Transformation - Dr. Wu Jianzhong Successfully Promoting Your Print and eBook Collections Through Social Networking - Abbe Waldron, Library Media Specialist/Educational Technologist What about second year seminar? Please join us for the third annual global conversation about the future of libraries: October 18-19, 2013, [link].

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