One of our main goals at Powerful Learning Practice is to turn educators into 21st Century educators. That is, teach them how to use social media and other powerful Web 2.0 tools to transform their classrooms into learning environments that are ready for today’s iGeneration students. One of the most common questions we get is, “But where do we find the time to use all this new technology?” To answer that question, we developed this infographic – A Day in the Life of a Connected Educator to show that using social media in your classroom and in your life can be integrated, easy, and fun.
Social media is changing the way we communicate. By extension, it’s also changing the way we get our information and how we learn. Rather than banning social media from the classroom, many secondary schools are reaching out to students on Twitter, Facebook and a host of other services — and it’s working.
"Recently I was traveling around to a few schools in my district looking at our 1:1 pilot. I walked into an elementary classroom and saw the image at the top of this post. Around the room I saw various sizes of pieces of paper with kids writing on them with @ symbols, what appear to be hashtags and other parts of the Twitter vernacular."
The researchers couldn't find a direct link between social media influence and drug use, but they did find that those who were concerned about what their peers would think if they posted an image of marijuana were less likely ...
College Faculty Survey Finds Their Use of Social Media Has EvolvedEquities.comCollege faculty have evolved their use of social media for professional, personal and instructional use, with a decrease in concerns around the value and amount of time ...
The professional and personal use of social networking sites is becoming more and more intertwined, especially as the number of active users of social networking sites continues to increase. Take Twitter for example, ...
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f you are an teacher, student, parent, or administrator, you should be following education blogs. Why? Simply because blogs are an ever-increasing way to spark ideas, creativity, and innovation. The following list is a compilation of blogs for those interested in education.
"Cell phones have long been a serious no-no in the classroom, and many schools, stating that they are a serious distraction for students, have banned them from campuses altogether. Yet there is a growing trend that is lifting the ban on smartphones and instead asking kids to use their phones and mobile devices as learning tools. While some have responded critically to this movement, others have found that it helps students to become engaged and interested in lessons, and in some districts has even resulted in a marked increase in performance levels."
So I want to take a look specifically at the accusation that academics “use” other people's work in social media venues like blogs and Twitter to build their own reputation and academic “brand”, and ultimately to benefit their ...
The latest judicial ruling on fair use validates librarians' judgment in their Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries, which the Center helped to produce. In Authors Guild v.
Hello everyone and Social Media cheeky. I'm one of the people in Social Media such as Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Skype, Line, Instagram, etc. Each example. I use Social Media for a long time, and each day I use Social ...
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