Will You Take the 2016 Cool Cat Teacher Reader Survey?

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. So, I’m opening up my 2016 reader survey. 2016 Cool Cat Teacher Blog Reader Survey. The reader survey for the Cool Cat Teacher Blog. Speak out. Be heard. I'm listening.

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State of K–12 IT Survey Highlights Cloud Technology and Security [#Infographic]

EdTech Magazine

State of K–12 IT Survey Highlights Cloud Technology and Security [#Infographic]. Cloud migration and cybersecurity solutions are two important areas for K–12 schools looking to upgrade their IT infrastructure, according to a survey conducted by nonprofit organization Project Tomorrow.

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How to Utilize Survey & Polling Tools with Web 2.0 OER!

Kleinspiration

Survey and Polling Tools is the first in a series of reviews that we will be doing at Kleinspiration for Dr. Amin''s guides to Open Educational Resources. The Scribd Book on Survey Tools Web 2.0 You can join my network and follow me on Twitter and on Facebook.

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Results of EdTech Specialist Titles Survey

EdTechSandyK

Three days ago, I posted a survey asking for the following information: " Please list the title or titles which are used in your school/district/system for the people who specialize in educational technology. I publicized the survey on Twitter and on the TCEA TECSIG and CAMPSIG discussion boards. edtech educational technology survey

Twitter for Teachers

The Playground Advocate

Twitter is my ultimate learning playground and I hope this post helps some find their way into this form of learning. Another complaint from those new to Twitter is how foreign the language seems with all of those symbols and abbreviations in each tweet. Using Twitter to find answers.

Improving the OpenEd Conference – Survey and Interview Highlights and Data

iterating toward openness

Two months ago I invited people to respond to a survey regarding the Open Education Conference and how it can be improved. 2,237 people received the invitation by email, and more saw the invitation on Twitter and here on the blog. 139 people responded to the survey, meaning the response rate was (at most) 6.2%. 120 of those respondents chose to license their survey responses cc0 and you can grab their responses here to read, analyze, and blog about.

If You Could Only Follow 5 Education Twitter Accounts.

EdTechSandyK

In February 2012, I will be presenting a workshop on Twitter for Professional Learning at the Texas Computer Education Association convention. As part of the workshop, I want to be able to recommend high quality Twitter accounts for the participants in the workshop to follow.

Survey reveals why teachers aren’t embracing social media

eSchool News

Survey reveals that the majority of classroom educators shy away from social media integration. A new survey finds that just 13 percent of participating educators have used social media as part of their classroom learning. The University of Phoenix College of Education survey of 1,002 U.S. K-12 teachers found that 87 percent of those surveyed said they have not embraced social media platforms.

Survey: Social Media Is Failing To Find Traction In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

Survey: Social Media Is Failing To Find Traction In The Classroom. A University of Phoenix® College of Education survey conducted online by Harris Poll in April among 1,002 U.S. You can search and connect with experts on Twitter, Skype and other social media networks.

Twitter Survey for Educators ~ Could you follow just.3?

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

Inspired by @justintarte''s recent post Why Educators should be using Twitter (with some great people to follow listed), and JD Thomas'' post Who to Follow in Twitter -- A Great Idea That Needs Greater Tech and following Gwyneth Jones'' crowdsourcing TL Smackdown Feud lead, I''ve decided to create my own survey for and by Educators on Twitter. mauilibrarian2 I hope you find this survey useful. It''s difficult to choose just three!

How a Flipped Syllabus, Twitter and YouTube Made This Professor Teacher of the Year

Edsurge

A few years after John Boyer began teaching world geography at Virginia Tech , a survey revealed that 58 percent of college-aged Americans could not locate Japan on a map. And there are a variety of alternative assignments, like the Twitter World Leader assignment. Tell us about the Twitter World Leaders. Boyer's Twitter World Leader Assignment; full size image here.

The 3 biggest Twitter problems for teachers—and how to overcome them

eSchool News

For the past three years, Rutgers Alternate Route has supported new teachers in boosting their digital literacy, by hosting edtech workshops, sharing digital resources on social media, and leading hosted discussions on LinkedIn and Twitter. Twitter Problem #1: Personal Privacy Concerns. “I

Seeking Integrity in EdTech Research – Again

ProfHacker

Inside Higher Ed (IHE) recently issued their 2017 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology and we were excited about the big initial finding that more faculty are teaching online and that more are finding that online learning can meet the same outcomes.

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40 innovative ideas for using Google Forms in your classroom

Ditch That Textbook

We know that Google Forms give us the ability to easily create quizzes or surveys. DitchBook Twitter chat edtech g suite Google Apps google forms ideas for using google forms in the classroom using google forms in the classroomWe can even create self-grading exams or include video or image in our forms. But that is just scratching the surface. Google Forms can do SO much more! How can we use this G Suite app in different and creative ways? […].

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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. News on Twitter : Students consider tweets and determine which is the most trustworthy.

Twitter Chat: Big Tech Players Fight for Control of School Market

Marketplace K-12

Tune in to an EdWeek Market Brief Twitter chat on Tuesday, May 23 at 8 p.m. EST, using the #TechTitansChat hashtag, for more information about the exclusive story and survey. The post Twitter Chat: Big Tech Players Fight for Control of School Market appeared first on Market Brief.

Researchers Complain About Changes in Amazon Tool Used for Surveys

Wired Campus

This week Amazon changed the terms for a service that has become a standard tool in social-science research, and many scholars are complaining that it will mean higher costs to conduct surveys. The concept is known as crowd-work, and many researchers have used it to pay strangers small amounts to take part in social-science surveys. That means researchers will have to pay Amazon 20 percent of the roughly $7 or $8 per hour that respondents earn for completing a survey.

What Would Abe Lincoln’s Social Media Campaign Look Like? A New Classroom Use For Twitter and Facebook

Edsurge

sending out reminders and raising money on Twitter while interacting with people on Facebook was a huge deal. Both Twitter and the iPhone were less than a year old. What would Twitter posts from the Lincoln campaign look like? What would Twitter posts from the Lincoln campaign look like? We all agreed that using tools such as Twitter and Instagram can engage students in the learning process and can be a great hook for pulling them into content.

Survey Says! ISTE11 Philly is the Place to Be!

The Daring Librarian

Survey Says! on the Twitters! Only 3 weeks until the ISTE11 conference kickoff with Mario Armstrong! OhEmGee, I am SO excited!

Media Literacy: A Moral Imperative (…and a guide to support your work!)

Tom Murray

Another study, this one by the Stanford Graduate School of Education , found that more than 80% of middle and high school students surveyed were unable to distinguish between advertisements and real news stories. ” Fortunately, sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google have ramped up efforts to slow fake news sharing in recent months. I’ll admit, some days I sit back and watch in amazement and find myself imitating the eye rolling emoji.

How to Connect With Other Teachers in the Social Age

Edudemic

In the 2012 Primary Sources Survey conducted by Scholastic and The Gates Foundation, teacher respondents claimed to spend only about 4% of each day collaborating with colleagues, while 44% of teachers surveyed responded that they would like that collaboration time to increase. Featured How To Popular collaboration featured google google+ hangouts linkedin online tools twitter Web 2.0

Reader’s Advisory: Quirky Questions and Crowdsourcing Ideas

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

I initially started making a list on my own, but then I sent the Google doc to all of the media specialists in our district as well as posted to Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. We settled on a 30 minute session for this survey process.

How to Unleash Student Motivation to Succeed

The CoolCatTeacher

Chris Holmes on episode 361 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Mindset Survey [Chris mentioned in the show]. VIA Strength Assessments Survey [mentioned in show]. Twitter: @ cholmes66.

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Who Are Your Top 5 Education Tweeps to Follow?

EdTechSandyK

In preparation for a Twitter for Professional Learning workshop I''m leading at the TCEA Convention in early February, I''d like to know who your top 5 education folks to follow on Twitter are and why. NOTE: As of 2/3/13, the survey is closed. pln twitter

ISTE seeks your opinion on its Standards for Teachers

eSchool News

To help educators participate in the process, ISTE today released a free toolkit for facilitating a public forum, Twitter chat, or conference session with colleagues to provide feedback to the process. Connect with ISTE via Twitter , Facebook and LinkedIn. .

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Kindergarten Kindness Superheroes and the DNA of Kindergarteners

The CoolCatTeacher

Laurie McIntosh on episode 374 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. She also shares how she surveys student’s DNA (dreams, needs, and abilities) and a touching story about the impact this has on the classroom.

Tapping into “Your Most Unhappy Customers”

The Principal of Change

Another idea that I heard from Andrea Gillespie from Ontario ( #TLDSBLearns ) was the notion of “Student Exit Surveys” She had shared with me via Twitter that when students dropout, they are given an exit survey to gather information, and what she had said to me was the number one reason students left school was that they felt they had no connection with an adult in the building. “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” Bill Gates.

Effective Grouping Strategies in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Barry Hoonan on episode 539 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today, you’ll get advice for creating grouping strategies for your classroom from an expert teacher and author on the subject.

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Friday 5 — 2.6.2015

Perry Hewitt

Source: Pew Research Center’s Internet Project September Combined Omnibus Survey, Sept. Looks like a new deal between Google and Twitter will be making that possible again, which will help Twitter content become more visible to those not already using the service. Friday Five culture email Friday5 news producthunt research social twitter 11-14, 2014 and Sept. 18-21, 2014. n=1,445 internet users. Social media preferences vary by race and ethnicity.

How to succeed with online PD for teachers

Neo LMS

You can do this by gathering a focus group of teachers from a district or school, by handing out surveys or by observing them while they work. A survey of 755 teachers in the US found that they value the immediate feedback they get on Twitter.

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5 Big Classroom Problems You Can Solve with Technology

The CoolCatTeacher

Twitter. Survey Monkey. An Every Classroom Matters Episode. In this episode, technology guru Jennifer Gonzalez shares ideas for increasing engagement and making teaching easier with technology.

Today’s Meet is Closed. What are your Alternatives?

Ask a Tech Teacher

polls, forms, or surveys. It is a robust, intuitive tool that makes forms and surveys easy to create for teachers and a snap to join for students (for example, no login required — just a class code). Twitter. Twitter can also be used as a poll or a warmup/exit ticket.

K–12 Professional Development Is Critical, So Make It Count

EdTech Magazine

While most teachers believe district leaders view professional development as a priority, some say the instruction they’re offered could be more effective, according to a survey from Corwin, Learning Forward and the National Education Association. Twitter.

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Making Professional Learning Count

Digital Promise

You can reach her on Twitter: @JenCohKab. They have come to rely on resources like Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube to fill out their professional development toolkits. Survey questions included asking teachers: what they know about micro-credentials.

Early evidence of a ‘Trump effect’ on bullying in schools

The Hechinger Report

Or perhaps, in our age of Facebook and Twitter, more incidents were coming to our collective attention. Cornell developed the school climate survey that Virginia uses and his earlier research with Huang tested the validity and reliability of the survey responses.

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