Social Media in Schools
OCTOBER 18, 2015
Social Media: The New Stage. Social Media: The New Audience. Social media gives us largest ballroom ever assembled where people from around the world can mix, mingle, and find their clique. Social Media! What are Teacher Rights on Social Media?
14 Social Media Tips for Teachers
Brilliant or Insane
AUGUST 18, 2015
This Do’s and Don’ts list, though, contains 14 social media tips for teachers, and they certainly deserve your attention. Meanwhile share your favorite social media […]. The post 14 Social Media Tips for Teachers appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Infographics Social Media Technology edtech social mediaBrilliant or Insane. We’d never advocate for posting Do’s and Don’ts for students in your classroom.
3 Untapped Social Media Resources For Students
FEBRUARY 27, 2017
Last week I laid out 3 Untapped Social Media Resources for Teachers. This week we take a look at how to leverage social networks for students. She is right in the heart of the age range for kids who use social media the most (13-18 yrs old). Social Media Students
10 Cool Ways Teachers Use Social Media to Enhance Learning
APRIL 19, 2016
While a recent poll showed 9 out of 10 teachers do not use social media in the classroom, there are teachers who are. Social doesn’t have to be a distraction and kids can be safe. Social media has transformed the program and the school.
Creating Social Media Guidelines.The Handout
MAY 9, 2012
Over the past few weeks I have been working on a project for Edutopia and Facebook Education to develop a set of steps to follow when developing social media guidelines in your school or district. This all came about from my presentation at ASCD this year where I outlined how we created a document that promoted the use of social media by our teachers and our students but also gave tips on responsible use. Social Media
Teens, Social Media, and Narcissism
JANUARY 30, 2017
Recent studies have confirmed a sharp increase in narcissism in the past decade that corresponds with the proliferation and increased use of social media. The post Teens, Social Media, and Narcissism appeared first on Edudemic.
3 Untapped Social Media Resources Worth A Second Look
FEBRUARY 20, 2017
In a world where we are constantly bombarded with information as adults and as educators, there are still many untapped resources to learn from and share with and grow, especially through social media. They just updated their social media data for 2016. Social Media
Can Educators Ignore Social Media Any Longer?
My Island View
APRIL 3, 2017
A lingering general question hanging over the heads of all has been what effect does social media have on our society? Social media is a very powerful tool that can have a lasting effect on what people do, and how they do it.
21st-Century Learning Using Social Media: Advice from Finland
Brilliant or Insane
APRIL 4, 2015
Many teachers believe social media doesn’t have a place in the 21st-century learning environment; it is simply a tool for people to keep their friends up to date with their lives, right? Social Media Technology Finland social networks Brilliant or Insane.
Changing Our Views On Social Media For Learning
JUNE 21, 2016
Maybe you think about social media in general and how it’s continuing to grow. When it comes to social media and the use of these tools there is still a large disconnect between the platforms kids use and what we use in the classroom. Social Media
7 kinds of social media posts educators and schools can use now
Ditch That Textbook
APRIL 9, 2015
Social media has become a way of life. Some people are wary about it, but the truth is this: social media is a free, powerful, safe way to spread positive news [.]. Ed Tech connected educator edtech educational technology pln social media twitter
3 Ways Educators Can Embrace Social Media to Increase Engagement
SEPTEMBER 12, 2016
Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Internet Online Video Social MediaBy Steven W. Anderson By using digital tools, teachers can promote more interactivity and community outreach.
7 Social Media Strategies Every Teacher Needs to Learn Today and Teach Tomorrow
Brilliant or Insane
MAY 2, 2015
In a world ruled by content curation, every educator should be passing along social media strategies to students. The post 7 Social Media Strategies Every Teacher Needs to Learn Today and Teach Tomorrow appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Brilliant or Insane.
Principles for school districts’ social media policies
AUGUST 13, 2015
This one is about some general guidelines and principles for school districts to consider as they formulate their social media policies. Humans are inherently social and we make meaning together. Are educators courageous enough to be social media renegades? My thoughts on a proposed social media policy for school employees (Part 2). Law, Policy, and Ethics Safety and Security Social Media fear policy safety social media
Social Media in Education Resources and Guides
Educational Technology Guy
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
Social Media is an incredible resource for education. There are many different social media networks, and lots of ways to use them. facebook Google for Educators google plus social media twitter
Is social media disrupting our networks?
The Christensen Institute
NOVEMBER 14, 2016
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. The post Is social media disrupting our networks?
How to Teach Social Media Safety
Ask a Tech Teacher
NOVEMBER 8, 2016
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.
Digital Learning Day: Social Media PD Best Practices #DLDay
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
For Thought Leader Thursday , social media researcher Laura Pasquini explains three defining aspects of effective social media powered professional development.In The lessons learned from effective social media PD.
Majority of teachers avoid classroom social media
AUGUST 26, 2016
Eighty-six percent of teachers in a recent survey say they have not incorporated social media into their classrooms, and of those who have not, 62 percent said they have no plans to do so. Just 14 percent of teachers say they use social platforms in the classroom.
Getting schooled in social media
The Hechinger Report
NOVEMBER 15, 2016
Joe Sanfelippo, superintendent of Fall Creek school district in Wisconsin, leads a social media campaign for his schools using the hashtag #gocrickets. Parents can follow the Twitter feed, and say, ‘Don’t you have that paper due soon in social studies class?’ ” Terrill said.
14 surprising facts about educators’ social media use
JULY 29, 2016
Social media has fast become an educator’s dream, with almost immediate responses to questions about teaching strategies, resources, and professional development opportunities. But how are educators really using social media, and is it really as widely-used as everyone assumes?
How Does Social Media Slang Affect Learning?
DECEMBER 5, 2016
The rampant use of social media/texting slang by teenagers is largely due to increased accessibility to mobile phones. The post How Does Social Media Slang Affect Learning? Articles Featured News Social Media Tools Trends featured guide humor student engagement twitter
Can Social Media Save Kids’ Lives?
JULY 14, 2016
The following is taken from our new whitepaper Can social media save kids’ lives? We analyzed over a half million social media posts from over 300 school districts in 2016 to amass the data included in this paper.
#40years of educational technology: Social media
Learning with 'e's
MARCH 1, 2016
By 2006 several social networking sites were enjoying surges in popularity, including MySpace, Bebo and of course, Facebook. Social media lend themselves naturally to support learning through discussions, collaboration and sharing.
4 steps to mastering social media
OCTOBER 4, 2015
A superintendent shares how social media is essential for today’s schools. Mention the words social media in a room full of school leaders and you’ll be met with more than a few reservations: It’s too new. Outline goals for your social media campaigns.
Using Social Media in the Classroom
Where Learning Clicks
MARCH 9, 2015
The choice to use social media in the classroom can be an intimidating prospect, but you may find it to be well worth the effort when you consider the multifaceted benefit of engaging with students in a format that is already familiar to them.
Four Social Media Strategies for Principals
DECEMBER 20, 2015
Principals can use social media to improve communication, provide information during school safety situations, increase collaboration, and enhance professional development. Ron Williamson and Barbara Blackburn argue, in fact, that social media is a leadership essential today.
Context Matters in Social Media
JANUARY 19, 2016
Of course, context matters (heavily) outside of social media. Profession Teaching context Digital Pedagogy Lab Cairo social media Twitter
Is there enough diversity in your social media?
OCTOBER 18, 2015
As we consume more social media, our perspectives are getting less diverse. And I’m not the only one using social media sites in this way. This is exactly what is happening in social media sites.
When Students Leverage Social Media to Plan Events
APRIL 4, 2017
Creative Communicator Students communicate clearly and express themselves creatively for a variety of purposes using the platforms, tools, styles, formats and digital media appropriate to their goals.
6 Ways Social Media Can Change Your Classroom
MARCH 24, 2015
The post 6 Ways Social Media Can Change Your Classroom appeared first on Edudemic. Tools Trends classroom social media connected student digital tools Social Media Remember when schools had policies outlawing cell phones in the classroom? Teachers used to tell students, “Keep it in your locker, in your backpack, in your car, or at home, just don’t bring it in here. Your phone is a distraction.”
To curb cyberbullies, this district will monitor students’ social media
JUNE 1, 2015
Student messages on social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook are now being monitored by the Orange County (Fla.) IT Management IT Newsletter McClatchy News Social Media social networking Top News
Social Media in the Classroom: 16 Resources for 2015
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
Social media is a powerful tool for keeping in touch with friends, getting coupons and deals from your favorite businesses, and seeing what your favorite celebrities are up to. The post Social Media in the Classroom: 16 Resources for 2015 appeared first on Edudemic. Featured Popular Social Media Tools 21st century learner classroom social media featured online tools
CoSN 2016: Join the Social Media Conversation
APRIL 7, 2016
Classroom Internet Social MediaBy Jena Passut Thought leader Eric Sheninger offers tips on how schools can market and brand themselves online, as well as engage with stakeholders.
Interesting Inforgraphic: The Use of Social Media in School
The 21st Century Principal
JULY 21, 2013
I think this infographic makes a solid argument for making use of social media in schools. The Use of Social Media in Schools infographic by obizmedia. educational use of social media effective use of social media reasons use social media social media
7 Tips for Using Social Media for Professional Development
Ask a Tech Teacher
APRIL 20, 2016
You joined all the big social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, blogging–just for starters). You committed hours to it, and then days, eager to make this work because everyone you know talks about how much they learn from social media.
6 Ways to Avoid Those Social Media Landmines
The Daring Librarian
FEBRUARY 12, 2017
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?