Educators Shouldn’t Act Differently on Social Media – from Patrick Larkin

Educators Shouldn’t Act Differently on Social Media – from Patrick Larkin

Patrick Larkin writes regularly on his Education Week blog, Reinventing K-12 Learning. He first published this post on February 18th. As someone who is a big proponent of Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc. as tools to communicate, connect, and learn, I often get asked …

Four Reasons I Use Twitter in My Classroom – Guest Post from Christine Boyer

Four Reasons I Use Twitter in My Classroom – Guest Post from Christine Boyer

This guest post from Christine Boyer (@5Boyer) first appeared on Daily Genius. Using Twitter in my classroom has certainly elevated my tech savvy status with parents as well as my instagramming 5th graders who have never known a world without digital devices. …

What Do You Do When You See Inappropriate Social Media Posts? – from Patrick Larkin

What Do You Do When You See Inappropriate Social Media Posts? – from Patrick Larkin

This post appeared on Patrick Larkin’s blog – Learning in Burlington. It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of social media as a tool for learning. In order to stay on top of the various conversations that I like to follow, …

A 1:1 Teacher’s Take On How Students Really Act Online – Guest Post from Ginnie Pitler

A 1:1 Teacher’s Take On How Students Really Act Online – Guest Post from Ginnie Pitler

This guest post from ETT Summit presenter, Ginnie Pitler, first appeared on Edudemic.  A Curated View Is social media the “big fake?” Fake because there is so much more than what we see; fake because we post only what we want others …

Beyond Blocking: Social Media Schools –  From Patrick Larkin & Beth Holland on Edudemic

Beyond Blocking: Social Media Schools – From Patrick Larkin & Beth Holland on Edudemic

This post first appeared on Edudemic. Social media pervades all aspects of modern society, particularly with the rapid influx of mobile devices. If used in meaningful and appropriate ways, it can transform a student’s learning experience, improve communication with parents and community …

Tools for Leading Learners – From Patrick Larkin on Edudemic

This post first appeared on Edudemic. As I look for entry points in working with school leaders just getting their feet wet with digital tools, I sometimes struggle to pinpoint the best place to start.  I guess it is because there are …