Social/Mobile Media Education

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7/26 This tech company will start microchipping their workers. I’m not so sure I would want this. How about you? @joshuarhett @nypost @32Market

7/25 Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: July 21: #KidLitCon Registration, A “Flybrary” + #Writing Resources for Kids – Twitter can be a rich resource for teachers. @JensBookPage @joshfunkbooks

7/24 Five Must-Read Blog Posts Every Instructor Should Read Before Flipping a Class – Here are the top five most popular blog posts from the archives readers have said they found most helpful. @BarbiHoneycutt @JamesRoy

7/23 What that Facebook quiz is doing to your privacy – Fancy a fun Facebook quiz? Beware, you’re serving up data that helps a global industry to predict what makes us tick, suggest what we should buy and even manipulate how we vote. @StephanieAWood1 @smh @Info_Aus @DRWaus

7/22 Technology opens new world for brothers with dyslexia. This is a push for personalized learning. @JacqEHoward @CNNHealth @fetc @SteveBev

7/21 Know What’s Working on Twitter: 26 Free Twitter Analytics Tools – You will probably need help deciding which ones to try. Get students involved. @josuevallesp @TheSocialQuant @sheenamwhite

7/20 #Edchat: Why and How. This is my favorite Twitter chat. Give it a try if you haven’t and share with your network. @tomwhitby @ASCD @juandoming

7/20 Don’t Answer Text Messages of This Type. It May Be a Scam. Share with every student you know. @JosephSteinberg @Inc @teamleap @JeffBarnhartCMA

7/19 Tips to Protect and Secure Chromebooks Off Campus – One expert calls his experience with device management a game changer. @wyliewong @EdTech_K12 @JamesRoy @BeingExample

7/18 Peergrade, Free Online Platform for Peer Feedback – Start by watching the short [1:57] animation. @ClassTechTips @Peergrade @AysinAlp1

7/17 Flipgrid: The Global Classroom Connections Maker – Are your classrooms and students connected? @NicoleNaditz @KQED @Flipgrid @bradmcurrie

7/16 A third of Millenials are checking their social media accounts on the toilet. I don’t do this, but I do answer my phone if it rings while I’m taking care of business. @newscomauHQ @GoogleExpertUK @cue_marketing

7/16 Many schools now urge kids to bring their own screens. How else will kids learn how to use their screens for learning? What does your school do? @AP @michaelsmills

7/15 Sharing the Screen in 1:1 Classrooms – Even if every student has a compute, they should be working together at times. @ClassTechTips @edutopia @micahshippee

7/13 Soundtrap: Collaborative Music and Podcast Tool for Education – Students can work on a project when miles apart as they create music or record audio for a podcast. Are your kids creating anything? @soundtrap @ClassTechTips

7/12 Teen dies from using cellphone while taking a bath. Make sure anyone you know with a cellphone gets this message. You can also donate for the teen’s funeral. @jackiesalo @nypost

7/10 How to Get Sites Unblovked at Your School – This is great advice for all teachers. @rmbyrne @JCasaTodd

7/9 The Extended Twitter Chat – Consider trying one with a class you teach. @LeighAHall @JamesRoy

7/8 Teach Students How to Manage YouTube Comments. Do your students know how to turn on moderation or turn off comments? @Catlin_Tucker @TeachOnTheEdge

7/6 In the knowledge economy, we need a Netflix of education. Can we Borrow from the entertainment industry to make learning easier? @karlmehta @robharles @TechCrunch @nancyrubin

7/5 Educators Offer Advice About Teaching Good Digital Citizenship. – Delivering lessons to kids about proper online behavior fosters cyberethics and helps keep them safe online. @tynanwrites @EdTech_K12 @bonniebird @vr2ltch

7/3 Ten Meditation Apps for the Classroom – Have ten students each try one and report back. @TeachThought @dederittman

7/2 17 Twitter Marketing Not Working For You? 9 Mistakes To Avoid – Share with business students and teachers you know and take this advice yourself. @sheenamwhite @TheSocialQuant

6/30 Kidnapped teen forced to be sex slave in exchange for food. Make sure your kids know that the kidnapped girl met her kidnapper online. @jackiesalo @nypost

6/29 Social media is the new crystal ball. Modern day soothsayers could use social networks like Facebook and Twitter to forecast events. @jasperhamill @TheSun @nypost

6/28 Lightspeed Instructional Audio + Video Solutions for Schools – This is worth a look. @ClassTechTips @Lightspeedtek @srfgobeavs

6/26 Six Must Know Robotics Programming Languages For Coding A Bot – Can you guess what they are? @yantraedu @nancyrubin @ipfconline1

6/25 Gamifying Your Class to Meet the Needs of All Learners – Introduce game dynamics like leveling up and earning badges into your classroom to boost student engagement. @JMcCarthyEdS @edutopia @MoreArtsPlease

6/22 Do Colleges Look at Your Social Media Accounts? 35% of officers polled looked at applicants’ social media accounts. @StuffSomersSays @usnews @GoEnnounce

6/20 Could the Flipped Learning Model be the Ticket to Increased Student Learning? I certainly think so. @Dr_Fus @AdvocateforEd @Lynch39083

6/19 Consider Online College Courses in High School. My daughter took a Photoshop course in high school and finished it in four weeks. @DevonHaynie @JamesRoy @Ed4Online

6/18 How Teachers Used Kahoot! to Host a Mock Geography Bee in Their Classrooms – Geography bees can be a fun way to learn about your world. @WeAreTeachers @GratitudeMap

6/18 Blogging as a Form of Documenting Learning and Reflection – Here are ten reasons that students should have a blog. @jackiegerstein @tperran @ptaylorsjr

6/17 DIY Smart Home Security System with Iris by Lowe’s – I know this looks like an ad for Lowe’s, but I see it as an interesting read and I’m not getting paid. @HilLesha @irisbylowes @KickingWKelly @RachelFerrucci

6/16 Keep All Your Devices Charged with myCharge’s HubMax Rechargeable 10050mAh Portable Charger! This looks like a good fit for some people’s life style. @myChargePower’s @Hello_Splendid @jsismee

6/15 Ultimate Guide to Free Online Self-Learning for Kids – Can your kids do some learning this summer using these resources? @helpteaching @dkapuler

6/14 What Edtech Tools Are Community Colleges Flocking To? Like all education ecosystems, community colleges have an array of different edtech tools to choose from. @MJMadda @HigherEdSurge @EdSurge

6/13 SAT Practice from Khan Academy & Turnitin Revision Assistant – If you know a student getting ready for the SAT have them check this out. @ClassTechTips @KhanAcademy @Turnitin

6/10 Eleven Effective Ways to Use Social Media to Promote Your Content – Be sure to share with the people who do social media for your organization along with business teachers and students. @NealSchaffer @curata @Tsag_An

6/8 How to Use Your Twitter Cover Photo: 11 Clever Ways. You should at least have your website mentioned. @dmboutin @TheSocialQuant @sheenamwhite

6/7 Apple’s iOS 11 is ‘smarter’ and more powerful than ever. All smartphone owners should read this. @JPManga @YahooFinance @skylarclouds

6/6 NetSpot Home: Lifetime License – Optimize Your Wi-Fi Connection with This Powerful Wi-Fi Analysis Application. Even if you don’t need it, this short [2:23] video is interesting. @netspotapp

6/5 Catch the Flipgrid fever! 15+ ways to use Flipgrid in your class – Flipgrid is a video response platform where educators can have online video discussions with students or other educators. @jmattmiller @JCasaTodd

6/4 Noteflight Helps Students Create, Perform And Learn Music On Any Device. What are your students learning when it comes to music? @noteflight @machetman @JamesRoy @nibletztweets

6/2 Explore Shakespearean Text Via Twitter for Greater Student Engagement. This can combat the usual classroom discussion faux pas of allowing too few students to engage with the text. @msscakstein @edweekteacher

5/31 Six Social Media Skills Every Leader Must Learn Is social media for you? If you are a leader the answer is always yes. @LollyDaskal @Inc @JamesRoy @santosh_kanekar

5/31 Six Must-Have Creation Tools for the BYOD Classroom – Have six students or teachers each try one and report back. @ClassTechTips @kystetech

5/30 Flipgrid for Literature Circles? Flipgrid is a video discussion community that helps teachers amplify student voice inside (and outside) their classrooms. @flipgrid @LeeAraoz

5/29 Pokémon Go for Education – There are over a dozen educational activities and challenges inspired by an augmented reality game. @katieann_76 @EdTechDaisy @mssackstein

5/29 Tips To Keep Your Laptop and Cellphone Batteries Alive For Longer (That Actually Work) – There is some good practical advice here. @LinusTech @theTunnelBear

5/28 Unfollowspy.Com is a free social media management tool for Twitter and Soundcloud. This is worth a try. @unfollowspy

5/27 Teaching Students Digital Civility Goes Hand-in-Hand with Tech Rollouts – One-to-One and BYOD programs should begin with a conversation about online behavior. @daveandcori @EdTech_K12 @DrTinaNixon

5/26 A List of 18 Twitter-Based Classroom Activities for Learning With Social Media. Twitter is free so consider using it for learning. @leecrockett @califone

5/25 Facebook flooded with ‘sextortion’ and revenge porn. This is just one more reason not to send revealing photos. @nickhopkinsnews @oliviasolon @guardian

5/24 Study reveals emojis can save your relationship. It seems that they can prevent misunderstandings and help grasp the sender’s underlying meaning better. @RichoJourno @TheSun

5/23 Ten apps help develop writing skills – Have ten teachers each check one out and report back. @Lynch39083 @AdvocateforEd @ShellTerrell

5/22 The Ultimate Google Cardboard and Expeditions Resource Guide – Every school should get a copy. @ShakeUpLearning @robmctaggart @ShaneAbell

5/20 What’s Trending in Ed Tech So Far This Year? Market trends and forecast reflect new arrivals in education technology. @megbcortez @EdTech_K12 @Randy_Matusky

5/18 Why Social Interaction Is Essential To Learning Math – Does any social interaction happen during math in your school. @RobertSun24 @TeachThought @BeachSupe

5/17 Banking Must Move From Mobile-First to AI-First. While there are many important technological trends impacting the banking industry, none may be more important that artificial intelligence (AI). @FinancialBrand @nancyrubin @JimMarous

5/15 5 Ways Students Should Be Connected Beyond Technology – This would be good for students to read. @PeterMDeWitt @educationweek @lisa_westman

5/14 Tips for Landing an Edtech Gig—From the EdSurge Jobs Team – This includes tips for building your digital brand. @helr15 @EdSurgConcierge @iamDrWill

5/13 10 Essential Skills a Social Media Manager Needs To Have on Their Resume – Share with business students and teachers you know. @jeffbullas @TwonderWoman

5/10 AI will have bigger impact than social media. – Most people seem to think so. Does anyone in your school even mention AI? @faaezsamadi @CampaignLiveUS @CampaignAsia @lisabriercliffe @TamaraMcCleary

5/9 The Only 10 Social Media Applications You’ll Ever Need – How many are you using? @CaballoFrances @bkmkting

5/7 Nine Great Apps and Websites That Integrate with Google Classroom – Here are simple ways teachers can use Google Classroom integrations to streamline their teaching. @emilyemajor @CommonSenseEd @dalston411 @Google

5/6 What the mom of a preteen rape victim wants kids to know – The girl met the rapist on Facebook. Everyone should know this. @SamChristie86 @TheSun @nypost

5/6 The new Facebook job that no one really wants – You can spend your day in your pajamas surfing the internet and earning up to six figures — so long as you don’t mind watching suicide, rape, and murder. @joshuarhett @nypost

5/4 ‘Herding Blind Cats’: How Do You Lead a Class Full of Students Wearing VR Headsets? – @jryoung @HigherEdSurge

5/3 Stop Asking Them to Turn Off Their Devices! Digital citizenship – the ethical, safe and responsible use of digital technology – is an essential skill for today’s students and citizens. @barbbrown @cea_ace @verenanz

5/1 Five Lessons From Five of the Biggest Kickstarters – Kickstarter turned eight-years-old today, so it might be interesting to look at the Kickstarter campaigns that generated the most money to see what entrepreneurs can learn. @Sales_Source @Inc

4/30 Video games may protect mental health and avert trauma, addiction. Are your kids playing any? @BethMarieMole @ArsTechnica @Jscognam

4/29 Facebook tests feature to combat fake news by popping your filter bubble. Facebook is testing a new feature that presents you with alternate perspectives before you read an article. @napilopez @thenextweb

4/28 How to Subscribe to a YouTube Channel – Teachers should consider subscribing to SciShow Kids, Tom Richey, and Minute Earth. @SciShowKids @MinuteEarth @rmbyrne

4/28 Enhance Your Teaching Practice with Social Media – What are teachers you know doing? @2peasandadog @LinaneJr

4/27 Five Ways to Get a Laugh in Your Classroom – This is the 50th podcast in this series. Listen to it on your way to school. @coolcatteacher @garybartanus @ShakeUpLearning

4/26 Schools teach long-term lessons with Snapchat – K12 students use “snaps” to report on football games and create “how to” tutorials. @RayUBDA @DA_magazine @Spkmall @WBWDirectorofEd

4/25 Four Education Technology Trends That Are Redefining K–12 – Are they happening in your school? @garybartanus @Eduporium @THE_Journal

4/23 Three ways new-to-online students can thrive with virtual learning – Digital learning opportunities are widely available and abundant today. Are you and your students taking advantage? @eschoolnews @erica_cirino @iamDrWill @thomascmurray

4/22 How school districts are leveraging Twitter to become rock stars – In a climate where Twitter is the center of so many tempestuous news stories, schools should be turning to the social media giant now more than ever. @amyyjenkins @eschoolnews @AZHSPRIN @thomascmurray

4/20 Six underground apps students hide from schools – Do your kids have any of these? @ESN_LAURA @eschoolnews

4/18 Teon Wordless Videos That Teach Problem Solving – These should look good on a cellphone. Be sure to watch Birds on a Wire. @DrTinaNixon @BookCreatorApp

4/16 12 Must-Have Twitter Tools You Need To Be Marketing With – I use some and they are good. Share with business students and teachers you know. @TheSocialQuant @AskAaronLee @sheenamwhite

4/15 Why Twitter Matters in Education – For me it helps with professional development and network building. @TalksWTeachers

4/15 The three biggest Twitter problems for teachers—and how to overcome them – n the digital age, teacher discomfort in using some social media can have a direct effect on students’ digital literacy skills. Here are some solutions. @eschoolnews @HeatherNgoma

4/13 Five Interesting Snapchat Trends Brands Need to Know – Share with business teachers and students you know. @MrDannyGoodwin @GoogleExpertUK @themediaoctopus

4/12 50 Apps To Optimize Your Time And Life With – There is some interesting stuff here. @Minervity @bitrebels @nancyrubin @evankirstel

4/10 When Students Leverage Social Media to Plan Events – Does this happen at your school? I think it should. @juliedavisEDU @s_bearden

4/10 Nine Must-Have Virtual Reality Tools for Teaching with Google Cardboard – If you haven’t started to play with VR yet, this will get you going. @ClassTechTips @ThingLink_EDU

4/9 McDonald’s wants kids to Snapchat their way into a job. McDonald’s and Snapchat have launched a McDonald’s-themed filter, with job seekers invited to try on the uniform and send a 10-second video application. @franks_chung @newscomauHQ @nypost

4/8 These 8 schools have A+ mobile device programs—here’s why. How does your schools program rate? @Dave_Saltmarsh @eschoolnews @bethanyvsmith @iPodsibilities

4/7 11 Excellent Earth Science Apps & Websites for Teachers and Students – Share with science learners you know. @ClassTechTips @NewAgeEdu

4/6 Twelve Twitter Tips – I try to follow most of these. @KeithKeller

4/5 Protecting Student Privacy on Social Media: Do’s and Don’ts for Teachers. – What is your school doing? @fearv @CommonSenseEd @dalston411

4/3 Porn sites want you to watch worry-free. This is a lesson in secure (https) websites rather than encorgement to watch portn. @joshuarhett @nypost

3/29 What Research Tells Us about Online Discussion – Online teachers and students should be aware of this. @FacultyFocus @jorlando_2001 @LauraGilchrist4 @JenWilliamsEdu

3/26 The New Periodic Table Of IPad Apps For Primary Aged Pupils – There almost has to be some good stuff here. Try checking one out each day and get feedback from students. @ICTEvangelist @BevLadd

3/26 For Online Class Discussions, Instructors Move From Text to Video. It doesn’t really build a community with text if that was what is intended. @jryoung @EdSurge

3/25 Six Ways to Save Loads of Money on a New Phone – If you have one you should check this out. @christinamarf @SheKnows @OurFamilyWorld @MTMEblog

3/24 FIfteen Great YouTube Channels for Social Studies Teachers – Share with social studies teachers you know and watch some yourself. @medkh9 @LeeAraoz @DavidGeurin

3/23 Coach told cheerleader to ‘get over it’ after teammates posted nude photo: suit. There is a lesson here for school officials and students. @AP @nypost

3/22 Turn Students Into Fact-Finding Web Dectives – Is this happening in your school? @CommonSenseEd @dalston411

3/21 How Megatablets Will Reshape Touch Screen Technology — and Business – This could impact schools as well. @philgoldstein @BizTechMagazine @garybartanus @surface

3/20 11 online tools & apps for dyslexic students – This looks promising. @eschoolnews
District sees massive STEM gains with VR. Is your school experimenting with VR yet? @Elizabeth_Lytle @eschoolnews

3/19 Letting Students Use Mobile Devices for Learning Limits Distraction. Are smartphone confiscation policies out? Here are some best practices from today’s educators. @megbcortez @EdTech_K12

3/18 Nine EdTech Tools to Try – Have nine teachers each try one and report back. @Lynch39083 @techedvocate

3/17 Apple really wants you to replace your laptop with an iPad. I think tablets are fine for consuming information, but not so good for production. @mcwm @qz @syded06 @jonathanwylie

3/16 Smartphones In The Classroom: The Good, The Bad, And The Plan. This looks like good advice. @RACzyz @focus2achieve

3/15 High Above, Drones Keep Watchful Eyes on Wildlife in Africa. This has great promise. For better or worse we are in the “age of the drone.” Got yours yet? @RachelNuwer @_robin_lindsay_ @jimgorman @nytimes

3/14 50 Of The Best Writing Apps For The iPad – Get teachers and students to check them out and report back. @TeachThought

3/13 The Benefits of Flipped Classrooms for Students with Learning Needs – It’s been about 10 years since the idea of flipping classrooms first gained its soaring popularity and in that time it’s also grown to help students with special needs. @education_world @gacvetic

3/11 The Surprising Skill That Makes Online Teachers More Effective – Can you guess what it is? @SimpliTeach @elearnindustry

3/10 The New Periodic Table Of IPad Apps For Primary Aged Pupils. There is lots to investigate here. Get your students to help. @ICTEvangelist @mralanellis @TeachFromHere

3/9 Facebook is still failing to remove images of child exploitation. This has to be difficult. @amartoo @verge @nick_chater

3/7 Librarian Approved: 30 Ed-Tech Apps to Inspire Creativity and Creation – There is a lot to digest here. Get students to help. @Kschwart @MindShiftKQED @mitchcenter @BethWhitaker2

3/6 Your Partner or Your Phone? How Technology Is Affecting Your Relationship – Studies are beginning to prove what we already know—smartphone obsession is a relationship killer. @together_show @7×7 @TamaraMcCleary

3/5 15 tips for improving your photos and videos – Now that we all carry cameras in our pockets, we should know this. @ByWorking @PRDaily @jeffsheehan @MarkRaganCEO

3/4 Three Effective Ways to Reduce Social Media Overwhelm – If you are on too many platforms juggling too many priorities and not getting anywhere then listen up. @sociallysorted @lisabriercliffe @RebekahRadice

3/2 Facebook releases Facebook Video app on Apple TV. This seems promising. @romaindillet @TechCrunch @DanaGarrison

3/1 Gamifying Your Class to Meet the Needs of All Learners – Are your classes one-size-fits-all? They don’t have to be. @JMcCarthyEdS @edutopia @WeAreTeachers

2/26 Snap Brings Camera Into Focus as Social Messaging Tool – Snap is probably more popular with your students than Facebook or Twitter. Teachers should know more about it. @georgia_wells @BetsyMorris2 @WSJ

2/25 Eight Free Website Creator Tools for Classroom Projects – Have eight people (students or teachers) each check one out and report back. @leecrockett @glodigcit @Larerbloggen

2/24 Eleven Apps That Can Help You Manage Your Social Media Life – Social media has been transformational in the work of this educator. @DavidGeurin @Vroom6

2/23 What is a smart kid in the age of the smart machine? Problem-solving, creativity, digital skills, teamwork, communication skills and critical thinking are not only a common requirement across jobs clusters but translate to hard cash, @JanOwenAM @smh @EduTweetOz @KMalbon

2/22 Pick Your Path to Engagement with Nearpod Collaborate!. Student engagement as the #1 way teachers use this app. @JenWilliamsEdu @nearpod

2/21 How can I use Voxer as a school leader? This post is specifically for school leaders, current or aspiring. @Jennifer_Hogan @itsmeSpiri @JeffHiserBL @voxer

2/20 Does the Device Matter? If your school is planing to roll out devices for every student, you should read this. @misskyritsis @TeachTechPlay @GeniusHourFair @NatalieMcKalip @MrMCimino

2/19 Amy Adele Hasinoff: How to practice safe sexting

2/19 Tile – The easiest way to find your things. Be sure to watch the short [1:22] video. I’m getting this for myself and as gifts. @TheTileApp @FastCompany

2/18 17 Apps Every Entrepreneur Needs in 2017 – Have 17 students each try one and report to the class. @realDeepPatel @Entrepreneur @james_minter

2/17 Nine digital tools for your classroom tool belt – If you try any, let your colleagues know. @jmattmiller @Gregbagby

2/16 Six ways to craft engaging content – Share with anyone you know what has a blog or is thinkging of starting one. @lolitaloco @PRDaily @jeffsheehan @MarkRaganCEO

2/15 Here’s What Happens When You Add Scent to Virtual Reality. Have you started to experiment with VR yet? @rachelmetz @techreview @sarahdateechur @theedtechdoctor

2/14 The Top 50 Social Media Influencers You Should Follow In Twitter – 2017 – If you are on Twitter you will probably find this list interesting. I do follow many. @PandianAMS @wizoid_team @GuyKawasaki

2/13 What is App Smashing on the iPad? Why App Smash? It is merging content from multiple apps. Students should know how to do this. @EdTechTeacher21 @rudytoot1 @BookCreatorApp

2/12 These 7 trends are shaping personalized learning. Schools nationwide are experimenting with personalized learning strategies to better serve students. @TaraGarciaM @EducationDive @dougpete

2/11 Choosing Between Traditional And Online Classrooms – There are pros and cons for both. @urvibhagi @elearnindustry @MissGEnrique

2/10 From Students to Digital Citizens: A Positive Step on Safer Internet Day – Internet day was February 7th, but this advice is always good to consider. @MissGEnrique @OneNoteC @kiwestify

2/9 Helping Students Develop Their Online Identity – Is this happening at your school. @gcouros

2/8 Flight attendant rescues girl after spotting signs of human trafficking. – Here is an example of how social media can share the signs of this evil practice. @mayread3 @WomenintheWorld

2/6 Philippines’ Youngest Programmer Builds Her Own Company at Age 10. What are 1-year-olds you know doing. @cookiecielo @GineersNow @digitalmaverick @AmyCoupal

2/5 A visual on how to evaluate apps for your classroom. Apps are the backbone of mobile learning. @medkh9 @TweetinChar @EdTechFam

2/3 10 apps everyone should have on their computer – How many do you already have? @averyhartmans @businessinsider @dougpete

2/2 Lost your iPhone? Here’s how to use ‘Find My iPhone.’ If you have an iPhone you might want to read this and save it somewhere. @jesskellynt @NewstalkFM

2/1 Five Ways to Bring Literature to Life with Buncee – This web-based creation and presentation tool is ideal for students, grades K-12, to create visuals for a wide variety of lessons. @Buncee @techiepusher @JKLovesELA @KEJaquin @kfeulner @lisalaw423

1/31 Seven Social Media Infographics That Will Make You More Productive – We can all learn something here. @RebekahRadice

1/30 Ten Tools for Data Visualizing and Analysis for Business – Share with business teachers and students you know. @DaMuRiq @DataScienceCtrl @nancyrubin @ipfconline1

1/29 Twitter for Class Content: Top 5 Strategies – How do you use Twitter? @Tastenspieler @ShellTerrell @OnlineCrsLady

1/28 A Toy that wants to “Phone Home” – Digital toys can be a little creepy. @mediamocracy @LeonieGSmith @mediamocracy

1/27 What’s Wrong With MOOCs and Why They Aren’t Working – You should try one sometime. @WizIQ @AdvocateforEd

1/25 Low Cost Educational Tools Can Be Useful, Too. Are you using any? @TeachThought

1/23 Ten Ways to Use Skype in the Classroom – These are all good ideas. Don’t think there is just one way to use Skype. @Lynch39083 @techedvocate

1/22 Gmail phishing scam is even fooling tech-savvy users. Share with Gmail useres you know. @pix11news @mswanson @jkatcher74

1/21 YouTube Testing New In-App Chat Function to Boost Social Activity. This is worth a look. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

1/19 Social Media and the Student/Teacher Relationsihp – Here we have the pros and cons of connecting with students. @Lynch39083 @AdvocateforEd

1/16 School worker fired for correcting student’s spelling on Twitter. Here is a warning to other people who manage social media for schools. @LindaMassarella @katienash @FCPSMaryland @nypost

1/15 25 awesome apps for teachers, recommended by teachers – Have 25 teachers each try one and report back. @thinkm2 @TED_ED @Getting_Smart

1/14 When Donald Trump tweets, computers automatically change the world. There is also an app that signals you as soon as Donald Trump says anything about a publicly-traded company, whether it’s favorable or whether it’s negative. Like him or not you need to know this. @jolshan @Marketwatch @CoryHepola @KARE11

1/13 Adobe shows concept video of voice-based photo editing on an iPad. This short [0:31] video is very cool. @benlovejoy @9to5mac @mswanson

1/12 Why Every High School Should Teach A Social Media Class – What’s happening in your school? @jspector @Medium @web20classroom

1/11 Jukin Media is looking to license your possibly viral videos. I learning about this from The New York Times. @JukinMedia @jamiekeiles @NYTmag

1/10 Three Ways Mobile Technology Boosts Instruction – What is your school doing with mobile technology? @Lynch39083 @MarkFraver @AdvocateforEd

1/9 The Secret Language of Girls on Instagram – Girls have quietly repurposed the photo-sharing app into a barometer for popularity, friendship status and self-worth. Here’s how they’re using it. @racheljsimmons @TIME @morgankolis

1/9 Here’s Why Twitter is so Important, to Everyone – You don’t have to tweet a lot but you should at least have an account. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day @MrScottEddy @AnnTran_

1/8 8 Apps That Should Be On Your Mobile Device in 2017 – Which ones do you have? Many just replace Apple versions with Google versions. @TeacherCast @judeobsc17

1/5 Revenge porn victim to Google: Make me disappear – Your students should read this. Do you and your kids even know what revenge porn is? @juliakmarsh @nypost

1/4 Why I Want My Students to Use Social Media – Reason #1, community. @MrSchoenbart @edu_match

1/3 Fake news detection: a twitter data challenge for students – Don’t forget that fake news exisits all over the political spectrum. @stuartwshulman @markwarschauer @discovertext

1/2 Three Social Media Tools to Identify Influential Bloggers – Who would have known that the popularity of blogs would grow to reach such mammoth levels. @jeffbullas @_theMikeSwan @johntomlinsonuk @wpsitesupport

1/1/2017 Should My Child Have a Cellphone? Appropriate ages and stages of use. Owning a cell phone is increasingly becoming a way to fit in and make friends. @LavoieFred @Lynch39083

12/31 What these teens learned about the Internet may shock you! Can digital media literacy contend with bogus news? @chrisberdik @jwchilders88

12/30 Librarians share their predictions for education trends in 2017. Many librarians are the go to tech people in their schools. They should know. @brittsullivan @Scholastic @lieberrian @cybrarian77 @todd_burleson @anitacellucci @Michelle_Colte @smollas @dataquilter @LibrarianMsG @elissamalespina

12/29 Digital Doom? Three Effects of Texting and Tweeting on Students’ Writing Skills. @Lynch39083

12/29 Ten Cool Tips for Tweeting During Live Events – I do this and it’s very powerful. It’s also a way to attract new followers with common interests. @kimgarst @boom_social @TwonderWoman @alvinlindsay21

12/28 Why Mobile Technology Enhances Education – What are you doing with mobile technology at your school? @Lynch39083

12/27 Three Ways Schools Can Keep Devices Safe When Students Take Chromebooks Home – If your school doesn’t givr every kid a laptop it probably will some day. @megbcortez @EdTech_K12

12/26 10 Ways to Get More Out of TweetDeck – as Explained by Twitter – I love Tweetdeack and use it daily. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day @zaibatsu

12/24 Students: Colleges Are Tracking You Online. It Can Help You Graduate. @Ericnpr @NPR

12/23 Four Apps to Foster Parent-Teacher Communication – Have four teachers each try one and report back. @megbcortez @EdTech_K12

12/22 What are the Latest Social Media Tips and Tricks? I’m trying to stay hip and help you do the same. @WarrenWhitlock

12/21 Life at Pine View, One Story at a Time – A student-run >Facebook page Humans of Pine View shares personal stories of students and school employees. Does your school have something like this? @SarasotaMagazin @millermarinellc

12/20 What Do People Love to Share on Social Media? Consider polling your students to find out what they share. @kimgarst @zaibatsu

12/18 Social Media Monitoring Software You Should Be Using In 2016 – I use many of these and they are all good. @201Digital @Kpopela2 @kesbutters

12/18 Everything You Need to Know About Twitter Chats – They are a great way to learn and grow your network. My favorite is #edchat at noon and 7 pm EST every Tuesday. @lilachbullock @james_minter

12/17 Princeton swim team suspended for ‘misogynistic and racist’ emails. I guess these guys aren’t that smart after all. Police chief to retire after sending nude pics via town email. Ok kids, here two more adult screwups you can learn from. @AP @nypost @Princeton

12/16 Twitter Deep Dive: How to Use Social Media to 10x Your Website Traffic – This looks like good advice. @TaraReed_ @SEOZib @Moz

12/15 Three Ways Social Media Is Changing How Millennials Consume News – You need to turn off ad blocking to read this. @jimmyrohampton @Forbes @NealSchaffer

12/14 Seven Insights for Social Media Success from Industry Experts – Share with business teachers and students you know. @jeffbullas @TwonderWoman

12/11 Sex workers sell access to their real lives via social media. This sounds like safe sex to me. @stokel @BBC_Future

12/10 Memorang earns silver behind Duolingo at the Reimagine Education awards. This looks like a good mobile learning option. @memorangapp @duolingo @ReimagineHEdu

12/9 Five Ways To Enrich Your Lessons With Padlet Comments – Padlet is one of the best ways to have students share, collaborate, create and connect to others within their school and outside of the four walls into the world. @shannonmmiller @padlet

12/7 Can wearables help prevent addicts from relapsing? I bet they can for some people. @RWW @DevicesConnect @jamiebillingham

12/6 Apple Announces ‘Everyone Can Code’ Initiative and New Apple Teacher Program – This is worth a look. @MJMadda @EdSurge @apple

12/4 What are the Latest Social Media Tips and Tricks? You might want to assign thie reading to your students. @WarrenWhitlock

12/3 Ten Questions to Ask Before Installing a New Educational App – This checklist will help teachers select apps that not only improve learning outcomes but also align with school and district technology goals. @MDMeg @EdTech_K12 @Pen63

12/2 Three Tips for Limiting Screen Time – Share with any parent you know. @liveluvtx @Makebestcrafts

12/1/16 Three Ways Technology Can Help Students with Autism – Every school has a number of these kids. This might help. @megbcortez @EdTech_K12

11/30 FIve Websites and Tech Tools to Motivate Reading Practice – Who doesn’t want more ways to motivate students? @Candace_Davies

11/29 Using school buses to democratize wi-fi – If your school buses don’t have wi-fi it’s about time. This is vital for kids with long rides. @erinbiba @BBC_Autos

11/28 Break Down Your Classroom Walls With This Groundbreaking App. This is worth a look. @ICTEvangelist @pammoran

11/26 Seven Effective Ways to Promote Your Blog on Facebook – @RebekahRadice @Medium

11/24 Superintendent’s retweet controversy draws attention at school board meeting. You just might want to keep politics out of your social media feed if you are school leader. @lizbowie @DDance_BCPS @drsuperville @JoshuaPStarr

11/23 Four Apps to Foster Parent-Teacher Communication – Smartphones can help deepen and extend relationships beyond the scheduled parent-teacher conferences. @megbcortez @EdTech_K12

11/23 IBM Watson Launches First Mobile App For Education. Last week, IBM Watson released Element for Educators, an iOS app designed for the iPad to give teachers a better understanding of factors affecting student performance. @antoinettesiu@EdSurge @ArdolinoMichael @EnricHenry

11/22 How to build a better relationship with parents: text them. Regularly texting parents about their children’s school work can boost attendance and test scores. @jessica_lander @tes @tesusa

11/20 Seven ways to spot fake news stories – Can you or your students guess what they are? @USATODAYcollege @ElizabethKing88 @alicekeeler

11/20 What schools are doing to protect your child’s digital footprint – What is your school doing? @tammyelliottTV2 @WBAY @Seesaw @mflicek1

11/19 Digital Literacy: An Evolving Definition – Here is one person’s definition. What is yours? @LianaHeitin @educationweek

11/19 The Evolution of Instant Messaging – The concept of instant messaging crossed into the mainstream in the 1990s, allowing friends, acquaintances, colleagues, and like-minded thinkers from all over the world to connect in real-time. @jeff_desjardins @VisualCap

11/17 Periscope Adds New Option to Share Specific Moments from Streams. Seems like there should be some educational applications for Periscope. Facebook live is the competition. @adhutchinson @mikepaul @ManageFlitter

11/16 14 Signs of Cyberbullying in the Classroom – Every teacher and parent should read this. @Lynch39083 @edvocatepd

11/15 Students Sitting Around Too Much? Try Chat Stations. This is a quick way to get kids moving but keep working with content. @cultofpedagogy @ShiftParadigm

11/14 Finding the right parent-teacher communication app for your class – What are you already doing? @jessicameacham @eschoolnews

11/12 Three Easy Ideas That’ll Help You Win at Social Media – Share with business teachers and students you know. @RebekahRadice

11/12 Six Ways to Use Twitter To Enhance In-School Professional Learning – Connecting globally is really powerful, but how do we use this medium in a way to enhance professional learning and empower the voice of teachers in our own building? @gcouros @Chappy8611 @aaron_hogan

11/11 10-Year-Old’s Project Goes Viral – This girl started documenting her school lunches and became famous. @never_seconds @mcleod

11/10 This district is using novel methods to teach familiar skills. @eschoolnews

11/9 Guidelines for Setting Up a Facebook Page for Your School – Even if you already have one compare it to these guidlines. @InnovativeEdu @coolcatteacher

11/9 Five ways connected school buses are on the rise – Are your district’s buses connected yet? @ESN_LAURA @eschoolnews

11/7 Six Ways Nonprofits Can Use Social Media to Strengthen Donor Relationships – Share with any nonprofits you know. @CharityClairity @msocialbusiness @NealSchaffer

11/6 Teacher encourages Twitter chat in class – Adam Shoenbart is a leader in this field. See if you can follow him. Also check out his blog. @MrSchoenbart

11/6 Your Online Life, Permanent as a Tattoo Juan Enriquez – Show this to your students. @EvolvingJuan @MrSchoenbart

11/4 Screen time: the menace parents just won’t face. Share with any parents you know. @NaomiSRiley @nypost

11/2 Education Chat Schedule – If you haven’t done a Twitter chat, you shold. They are great for professional development and networking. My favorite is #edchat on Tuesdays at noon and 7 pm EST. @cybraryman1 @conniehamilton @thomascmurray @cevans5095 @jrochelle @rmbyrne

11/2 20 Instagram Apps to Take Graphics From Good to GREAT – Have your students each check one out and report back. @RebekahRadice @darren_mccowan

11/1/16 “Let It Go” from Frozen according to Google Translate (PARODY) – If you put music lyrics through Google Translate a few times you can get some funny results. If you like this there are more. Here is some Lady Gaga. @missmalindakat

10/31 6 Last Minute Holiday Social Media Campaigns to Try This Season – Share with business teachers and students you know. @DhariLo @socialmedia2day @semrush

10/30 I was sexually assaulted — in virtual reality. There is also software that lets you molest a young woman. Hope your kids don’t get this. @mikeblaustein @nypost

10/27 How Video Games Can Help Students In Class and At Home Which games are your kids playing? @jmattmiller @KarlyMoura

10/25 12 ed-tech tools to try this term – Ask your students to check them out. @eschoolnews @gloria_kopp

10/25 What Not To Post on Social Media: 5 Questions You Need To Ask Yourself Before You Publish – This goes beyond posting bad stuff. @OlsySpeak @CBCRadio @MJasonHouck

10/24 Must-Have Apps for Prospective International Students – @EdCircuit @Allison_Winston @USNewsEducation

10/23 To Help Combat Truancy, D.C. Schools Are Turning To A Smartphone App. Maybe your school should try this. @mikafrak @wamu885 @drsuperville @alexanderrusso

10/22 15 Eye-Opening Ways Teachers Use Edmodo Today – Edmodo is an excellent way to keep teachers and students connected. But that’s only the tip of the iceberg. @edmodo @Grade4RCS

10/21 What Global Teacher Bloggers Have to Say on Learning With The Arts – Got any global bloggers at your school? @CMRubinWorld @etr_in @POsroff @TeacherPrize

10/20 You’ve been charging your phone wrong all along.. here the reasons. How does this compare to your charging habbits? @McquillenLuella @evertsen_gemma

10/19 How to Use Twitter’s Advanced Search Parameters to Uncover Relevant Mentions – I’ve been using Twitter since 2009 and didn’t know about this. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

10/18 War Goes Viral. How social media is being weaponized across the world. @etbrooking @peterwsinger @defenseone

10/18 Eight Ways to Protect Yourself From Scams on Social Media – Share with your students as well. @JosephSteinberg @Inc @zaibatsu

10/17 Tips for Teachers for Creating Good Digital Reputation – Be sure to share with students. @14priyankagupta @etr_in @lawrencegmiller

10/14 Plane crew almost lets man die because they refuse to believe black woman is a doctor. I just posted this to my Facebook page. Consider doing so as well. @nedostup @KrisGiere @elizabethaself

10/13 Seven Ways to Recruit Star Talent Using Social Media – I think this could work for schools as well. @tonyrestell @RecruiterDotCom @jrkuhns @TalentGuruCP

10/12 How Students Can Discover and Create Their Personal Brands Here is an example ofone’s student’s blog. @aboutdotme

10/11 Book Creator for iPad – This is worth a look. @tonyvincent @BookCreatorApp @sjgorman

10/9 22 Of The Newest Apps To Make Videos In The Classroom – Are your students making videos? @TeachThought @LeeAraoz @thinkm2

10/8 Seven Key Considerations in Maximizing Tweet Performance, According to Twitter Research – Share with business teachers and students you know. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day @zaibatsu

10/7 The Sex-Ed Queens of YouTube Don’t Need a Ph.D. Your kids might get better sex-ed from YouTube than they will get in school. @amandahess @gogreen18 @nytimes

10/7 Should Students Run Your Social Media Accounts? I certainly think so. If adults do you are just piling on extra work to busy people. @Editorbytrade @ASCD @TopDogTeaching @Jeff_Zoul

10/6 Meet the seven-year-old girl tweeting from Aleppo. This is powerful and hearbreaking. @davemolloy @BBCNews Consider adding to here 45,000+ followers @AlabedBana

10/5 Win a Skype with Anne Marie Pace. Do teachers in your school use Skype? @AnneMariePace @EllenSabatini @shannonmmiller @plemmonsa

10/2 Oh Crop! Twitter Photo Mistakes and How to Fix Them – Does you Twitter picture need some work? @KP_Kelly @ARCH_Digital @jamiebillingham

10/1 50 Of The Best Free Apps For Teachers – Have each teacher check out one and report back. @terryheick @TeachThought @Larerbloggen @seni_bl

9/30 Virtual Schools Take Off Even As Performance Lags. Poor academic outcomes haven’t stopped the online education industry from growing. @MDMeg @EdCircuit @AjentaNews @EdTech_K12

9/29 60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Category – Are you using Twitter yet? Here are many ways that can motivate students. @TeachThought @AysinAlp1 @lpijanowski

9/29 Social Media Guidelines for Employees – Does your school/organization have similar guidlines? You probably should. @markITwrite @kesbutters

9/28 How to Control Your Facebook News Feed – I don’t spend a lot of time in Facebook, but I’m sure many of my readers do. @davidnield @nancyrubin @Gizmodo

9/27 Transform Learning Inside and Outside of the Classroom with SeeSaw. This appears to be work a look. @Seesaw @mattbergman14

9/26 Three Ways Educators Can Embrace Social Media to Increase Engagement – By using digital tools, teachers can promote more interactivity and community outreach. @web20classroom @EdTech_K12 @whitneykilgore

9/25 10 Twitter Hacks To Cut Through The Noise Using TweetDeck – Dr. Doug is a big user of Tweetdeck. @SocialMediaHats @cshislop @mike_allton

9/24 Here’s how five schools are innovating and educating. Is your school doing anything like this? @ESN_LAURA @eschoolnews

9/24 A Speed Test Comparison Of Every iPhone Ever Made – Even if you don’t have an iPhone, you should enjoy the methodology employed here. @EveryApplePro @JB_iPhone5

9/23 These apps can help you catch a cheating spouse. They can also help parents know where their children are. @Quantanamo @MarketWatch @nypost

9/23 VR Headset Makes All of Your iPhone Videos 3-D. This looks like fun. For $50, all schools should get one. @pierce @WIRED

9/22 20 Ideas for Content that People Love to Share on Social Media – Share with business teachers and students you know. @jeffbullas @johntomlinsonuk

9/21 Periscope Makes it Possible for Animal Farm Talk Shows to Go Live. This could get kids more excited about learning. @mssackstein @educationweek @edweekteacher

9/20 How-to Start a Backchannel in Your Classroom – I’ve seen back channels in action in classrooms and they are great at getting all students involved. @ClassTechTips @TodaysMeet @danvkoch

9/18 Five Benefits of Having a Classroom Blog – This is from Richard Byrne, one of my top providers. @rmbyrne

9/17 Five Simple Ways to Improve The Performance of Your Tweets – How many do you already do? @DhariLo @socialmedia2day @torsten64 @_theCOACH @DhariLo

9/16 Lunchroom pariahs may be a thing of the past, if one teen gets her way. A new app called “Sit With Us” – designed by a 16-year-old California girl – helps shy students find potential friends to chow down with in a school cafeteria. @natmusumeci @nypost

9/15 Twitter: DMs now feature ‘read receipts, typing indicators’ – If I send a DM I want to know if it’s read. Good move Twitter. @memeburn @jeffsheehan

9/13 Social Media and the Workplace – New platforms can be tools for connection with colleagues and outside experts, but can also serve as distractions while on the job. Future workers should read this. @pewinternet @nicole_ellison @colonelb

9/12 A Parent’s Complete Guide to Twitter – If your kids are on Twitter and you aren’t, you should read this. @AmyMorinLCSW @Verywell @dougpete

9/12 How to Use Twitter Video for Your Audience – Videos of 30 seconds or less can be very powerful. @ARCH_Digital @KP_Kelly

9/11 Nine Facebook Hacks and Tricks Anyone Can Use You can have a much better Facebook experience by employing a few simple tricks. @bizzwriter @Inc @zaibatsu

9/9 How to Handle Cyberbullying This School Year @coreytutewiler @Gaggle_K12 @TroyMooney @gaggle_k12

9/8 Voxer combines the power of live voice with text, video and photo sharing. Better Than Just Texting. @aaron_hogan @voxer @SNewco

9/5 An Educator’s Social Media Guide – There is a lot of good information here for educators. Also, share with students. @aaron_hogan @nuzzel @voxer @SNewco

9/4 Nuzzel creates a news feed based on what your friends are reading and sharing in other social media and what their friends are sharing. Sounds good to me. @aaron_hogan @nuzzel @SNewco

9/3 19 Social Media Quotes for Business to Live By – These are good for people too. Share with business students and teachers you know. @NealSchaffer @msocialbusiness

9/3 Increasing Student Engagement through Snapchat – This could get your students motivated. @TweetinChar @EricStoller

9/2 Three Simple Tactics To Keep Your Social Media Followers – There also a free copy 27 Ways To Get More Retweets On Twitter here. @MarcGuberti

9/1 How Parents Harnessed the Power of Social Media to Challenge EpiPen Prices – Social media can accomplish some pretty cool things. @taraparkerpope @nytimeswell @wfryer @courosa

8/31 Send a Tweet, Get Fired. Bank and credit union employees are getting themselves fired for their boneheaded social media posts. I hope your students can learn from this sort of thing. @mi_jim @FinancialBrand @kurrencyhq @JimMarous

8/30 Eight digital skills we must teach our children – How many do they already know. @YuhyunPark_ @wef @nancyrubin @DBaker007

8/29 Blogging Success – 100 experts share their greatest accomplishment. What is yours? @4nhnguyen @tonydbaker @wmharris101 @neilpatel

8/28 15 Must-Follow Social Media Experts on Twitter – I follow most of them and they consistently provide valuable information. @hootsuite @cshislop @ValuedMerchants

8/27 This simple, but surprising, things will improve your kid’s grades. How your cell phone can boost your kids grades. @CateyHill @jedipadmaster

8/25 The Top Five Social Media Security Risks You Need to be Aware of – How many are you hip to? @socialmedia2day

8/25 26 Keys to Twitter Success – I would also add attending Twitter Chats like #edchat at noon and 7 pm EST every Tuesday. @AngelaMaiers @JdelaneyJoAnn @CMTeaches

8/24 Five Email Subject Line Mistakes to Avoid and One Big Way to Boost Open-Rates – Even your students should know this. Do they? @KristenWritesIt @MovableInk @johntomlinsonuk @Grammarly

8/23 Five Videos for Parents to Learn About Importance of STEM Education – What’s happening in your school? I’m work on a summary of STEM By Design by Anne Jolly. @14priyankagupta @etr_in @ajollygal

8/22 Free Mini-Course: Getting Started on Twitter – Share with non Twitter uses you know. It’s a great professional development tool. @cultofpedagogy @hmbeau5 @gcouros

8/21 Seven Powerful Social Media Experiments That Grew Traffic by 241% in 8 Months – Share with business teachers and students you know. @sjtousley @TwonderWoman @buffer

8/19 Wasting Time on the Internet? Not Really. Kenneth Goldsmith is the author of Wasting Time on the Internet, named for his course at the University of Pennsylvania. @kg_ubu @qhardy @nytimes

8/18 18 Must Try Apps for The New School Year – Which ones are you going to try? @EdTechNeil @dr_riina

8/17 Four Ways to Use Video in Twitter Ads – Is there video in your Tweets? @smexaminer @GuyKawasaki

8/15 How to start a parent newsletter that bridges school and home – This is a TED Ed lesson worth sharing. @lauramcclure @EdTechFam

8/14 Demonstrate and Discover the Power of Globally Connected Teaching and Learning. Students, teachers, and organizations will join together online to celebrate and demonstrate global collaboration on September 15, 2016. @elemenous @globaledcon

8/13 Ten rules for the social networking teacher – Consider asking your students to come up with their own rules. @Rogers_Suzanne @thinkm2 @wordpressdotcom

8/13 Five Tips On Becoming Social Media Royalty – This post also features three social media royals you should check out. @markITwrite @jeffbullas @MariSmith @GuyKawasaki @kesbutters

8/12 16 Ways To Build A Big Social Media Audience From A 16-Year-Old – What are 16-year-olds you know doing with their spare time? @MarcGuberti

8/11 Four Apps to Foster Parent-Teacher Communication Smartphones can help deepen and extend relationships beyond the scheduled parent-teacher conferences. @megbcortez @EdTech_K12

8/10 100 New York Educators to Follow on Twitter – I’m proud to be in the distinguished. Thanks Kieth O’Neal. @iTeachLipscomb

8/8 Social media skills millennials lack – Don’t assume your students know everything about social media. @JCasaTodd @TeachersApps

8/8 How Twitter Users Can Generate Better Ideas Employees with a diverse Twitter network tend to generate better ideas. @mitsmr @nancyrubin

8/6 Someone Has Finally Caught All The Pokémon. Nick Johnson traveled the world to catch every Pokémon Go character, and he has finally done it. @caleweissman @FastCompany

8/5 Pokémon Go Parent App Guide – Parents and educators should watch this short [3:14] video. @JoshOchs @SafeSmartSocial

8/5 Moving From Lecture to Learning – The backbone of a really good class, can be a really good website with a team of former students supporting current students. @InnovativeEdu @teachintechgal

8/4 Top 5 Apps for Enhanced Social Media Marketing Productivity – Share with business students and teachers you know. You don’t need to be a business to use them. @BBMarcom @johntomlinsonuk @hichamchraibi

8/3 The Big List of Twitter Tools: 91 Free Twitter Tools and Apps to Fit Any Need – Have your students check these out and report back. @kevanlee @buffer @EdTechNeil @TeacherToolkit

8/2 How to Use Facebook Live From Your Desktop Without Costly Software – Facebook fans should check this out. @VentureDCS @smexaminer @kimgarst

8/1 Pokémon Go lures children near homes of sex offenders. Do you know where your kids are playing this game? @BaitingerBrooke @natmusumeci @nypost

7/31 Find Success Blogging with Young Students – Don’t assume that blogging doesn’t belong in elementary school. @kidblogdotorg @kkidsinvt

7/30 Twitter lists and Roundteam explained – These are tools that all Twitter users should be aware of. @FrostieMoss @rpdahlke

7/28 Twitter Marketing Tips: The Complete List – Share with business students and teachers you know. @josuevallesp @thesocialquant @johntomlinsonuk @MikeKawula

7/27 16 Ways To Build A Big Social Media Audience From A 16 Year Old – What are your 16-year-olds doing? @MarcGuberti

7/26 19 education Twitter chats worth your time – If you haven’t tried a Twitter chat yet you should. It’s great professional development. @andramere @isteconnects @kylemschwartz @danieldmccabe

7/25 How to find out if your social media has been hacked There are easy step by step instructions here you should try. @JacobSiegal @BGR @nypost

7/23 50 One Sentence Tips for Bloggers – Love the first tip. @jeffbullas @johntomlinsonuk @SzymonKurzacz

7/22 Driver slams into Baltimore cop car while playing Pokémon Go. Driving a car or a bike and using your cell phone can be dangerous. Walking can be less safe too. @MaryBowerman @BaltimorePolice @usatoday

7/21 Sentence Hacking Through Social Media – Read how one middle school teachers is using social media with his students. @Jeremybballer @RebekahODell1

7/20 These Social Media Fails Got People Fired. Learn from these mistakes so you don’t make them yourself. Share with students. @CarolynSSun @Entrepreneur @CarolynSSun @JBarbosaPR

7/19 Three Things Education Graduates Should Have Before They Leave University – Can you/your students guess what they are? @gcouros @Medium

7/18 Why I Want My Students to Use Social Media #1 Community – Also check out reason #2 Crowdsourcing and Connecting. @MrSchoenbart

7/17 More Gender Diverse Emoji Are On Their Way—Including a Betty Boop Emoji. Is it possible to have too many? @TheMarySue @brbtweets

7/16 This Trick Will Make You Twitter Famous & Why It Matters. It’s pretty easy. @InnovativeEdu @techlearning

7/15 Sorry, but you can’t watch porn at McDonald’s anymore. Shouldn’t all public Wi-Fi be blocking porn? @LisaFickenscher @McDonalds @enough14 @nypost

7/14 Five Steps To Turn Your Content Into Podcasts – It is time for your students to create podcasts? @seosmarty @socialmediaweek @lisabriercliffe

7/13 Ultimate Protection For Your RFID Credit Cards & Passports – If your credit cards do not have RFID capability they soon will. They were common when I visited London England in 2014. @Vaultskin @cshislop @5toclose

7/12 Top 5 Twitter Management Tips to Increase Your Followers Organically – This applies to businesses and even educators. @jeffbullas @johntomlinsonuk @Sam___Hurley

7/12 Pokemon Go is a monster mobile hit. It also comes with risks you and your kids need to know about. @DaveLeeBBC @BBCTech @tucksoon

7/11 Shakespeare for Kids from Booktomato – This looks good for kids zero through 12. @booktomatoblog @pragmaticmom @booksmykidsread

7/10 Teen boy sues Snapchat over sexual content. Apple’s App Store says Snapchat is appropriate for kids 12 and older — and seems to downplay the availability of sexually explicit material on the app. @markgeragos @Snapchat @nypost

7/10 The Quick Guide to Smart Home Technology in 2016 – Is it time to make your home smarter? Be sure to involve the kids. @HomeSpotter @ziegeran @drrodberger

7/8 Social Media 101 for Educators Beyond Just Twitter & Facebook – Teachers at least need to understand what these apps do. @education_world @matpaprocki

7/7 DOE to probe school’s handling of teacher’s sexting hack. Teacher thanks borfriend for orgasims on Facebook and is hacked by students. DUH! @nypost

7/6 Six Skills That Online Teachers Are Constantly Developing – Can you guess what they are? @SimpliTeach @elearnindustry @Raptivity

7/5 Five Tips for Teachers New to Twitter – Share with anyone getting started. @MrSchoenbart @ClassFlow @daversa_g

7/4 All of Facebook’s Ad Targeting Options (in One Epic Infographic) – Share with business students and teachers you know. @WordStream @larrykim

7/3 Social Media and Stress – This study looks at how social media impact stress levels in mean and women. Is it a source of stress for you? @markITwrite @Shareaholic @kesbutters

7/2 Five Twitter Tools to Boost Your Productivity – They are all free with paid professional versions. ManageFlitter looks good to me. @smexaminer @alphabetsuccess

7/2 Seven Reasons To Use Social Media In Your School – There is a cool infographic here that may be worth printing and posting. @DavidGeurin @DerekBraman

7/1 Twitter is putting together a team focused on VR and AR. This could be exciting. @lucas_matney TechCrunch @nick_chater

7/1 Three secrets to success on social media according to Gary Vaynerchuk – This is good for social media users of all ages. @jordan_simas @TheNextWeb @NikaStewart

6/30 Cyber Bullying Facts and Statistics Educators and Parents Must Know – Try to start a conversation with kids you know. @14priyankagupta @etr_in

6/29 Why scientists think your social media posts can help prevent suicide – Add a little love to your posts. @rebecca_ruiz @mashable @lisabriercliffe

6/28 How Twitter Users Can Generate Better Ideas – New research suggests that employees with a diverse Twitter network — one that exposes them to people and ideas they don’t already know — tend to generate better ideas. @mitsmr @mikejulietbravo @mikegbuck

6/26 Google Glass could change the way autistic kids read faces. This is pretty cool. Share with autistic parents and teachers you know. @Jd4pp @nypost

6/25 Better Internetting: Use Snapchat Like You Know What You’re Doing. It’s proven its power as a more versatile part of everyone’s social media lineup over the past few years. @christinefriar @WeAreMel @Medium

6/24 Twitter Launches Mobile App for Video Creators. Twitter Engage to enable users to post videos to Twitter up to 140 seconds in length. @JackMarshall @WSJ

6/23 Does That Emoji Mean What You Think it Means? New Research Looks at Emoji Misinterpretation. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day @hootsuite

6/22 Five Ways to Quickly Get Your Students On the Same Webpage – This can waste time if every student is at a computer. @QrDroid @rmbyrne

6/21 Infographic: The Global Hospitality Index – This rates countries based on how well they treat refugees. Disclosure: 25% of the kids in my school where I was principal were refugees. Loved them all. @KatieWudel @GOOD

6/20 Ten Best Social Media Sites For Students & Teachers – Have ten teachers each use one and report back. @TeachThought @JamesRoy @DonBermuda

6/19 Modeling Constructive Online Behavior – Is this happening in your school? @spinedu @edutopia @TheCLAlliance

6/18 How Academics and Researchers Can Get More Out of Social Media – @LinaDuqueMBA @HarvardBiz @jackiegerstein

6/17 30 technologies ushering in the future for education – How many do you already know about? @eSN_Meris @stephenoonoo @eSchoolNews @JamesRoy @PatriceHoudayer

6/16 Three Apps to Help Students Navigate Life with Dyslexia – These are worth a look. @geiendorsed @NorainiPadillah

6/15 Digital Skills Education Takes Place in Schools and at Home. What happens in your school and home? @MDMeg @JamesRoy @tickleapp

6/14 Facebook Marketing Strategy: Why You Need One and How To Build It – Share with business teachers and students you know. Does your schools business dept. teach social media? @CoSchedule

6/12 After 16 Years, Teacher Is Fed Up With Kids’ Attitudes. His Rant On Facebook Is Going VIRAL! @shareably @tperran @GeorgeTakei

6/11 Thief takes selfie with stolen phone. Since the photo went immediately to the cloud, the victim had the thief’s picture. DUH! @nypost

6/10 Five Ways to Find More Time to Blog – This is aimed at businesses but looks good for educators and students as well. @anttooley

6/10 Free Webinar: Learn the 17 apps your student should never use – There four times being offered. @JoshOchs

6/9 Twitter for Superintendents – Pt. 1 – Why? At the very least you will seem more hip and connected. Look what tweeting has done for Trump. @ziegeran @mrnesi

6/8 Six Ways to Use Twitter To Enhance In-School Professional Learning – Twitter is my favorite professional development tool. @gcouros @DrChrisHubbuch

6/7 Seven Big, Recent Twitter Changes you Should Know About to Optimize Your Tweeting – Share with Tweeters you know. @BelleBCooper @buffer @WebmasterRob

6/5 Mobile Learning Versus ELearning – This handy infographic explains the difference. @LearnDashLMS @JamesRoy @PatriceHoudayer

6/4 Never Miss a Thing: 11 Powerful Social Media Monitoring Tools – Have eleven teachers each try one and report back. @K_Cisnero @TheSocialMs @copromote

6/3 19 Social Media Quotes for Business – These quotes are good for educators also. @NealSchaffer @MSocialBusiness

6/3 Why Social Media Education Is Needed In Schools – What’s happening in your school? @jackiegerstein @edu_match @E_Sheninger

6/2 Facebook’s Introducing Topic-Specific News Feeds to Deliver More Content – I don’t use Facebook for news but many do. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

6/1 Seven Reasons to Use Emoticons in Your Writing and Social Media, According to Science – @courtneyseiter @buffer @lisabriercliffe

5/31 Social Media Is Drastically Changing – 4 Things You Must Do Now. Share with business teachers and students you know. @fondalo @RalphCapocci

5/31 Ten Social Media Apps You Should Be Using in 2016 (But Probably Aren’t) – Have ten students or teachers each try one and report back. @deefontein @hootsuite @EricLMitchell @Mike_Stelzner

5/30 Snapchat May Already Be Bigger Than Twitter, Leaked Data Suggests – Parents and educators should try Snapchat since so many students use it. @jank0 @Variety @lisabriercliffe

5/29 Five things JD Dillion’s new Twitter followers should know – These tips work for me too. @JD_Dillon @JaneBozarth @C4LPT

5/27 Three ways Facebook messes with your mind – This could be a good conversation topic for teens. @AmberBrenza @PreventionMag

5/26 Stop Fighting Social Media. Start Working with Students + Teachers to Integrate It Into Learning! @InnovativeEdu @nick_chater

5/24 This Is How To Start A Successful Blog That Will Crush Your Marketing Goals – This is good advice for students and educators too. @njellering @CoSchedule

5/24 14 Amazing Digital Tools Students Will Beg to Use – Have 14 students each try one and report on it. @MoreThanATech @WhooosReading @JamesRoy @uoitmed

5/23 The No-Nonsense Guide to Getting More Twitter Followers – Schools and students can use this advice too. @josuevallesp @TheSocialQuant @AmberMiddelfart

5/22 The Top Apps Gary Vaynerchuk is Paying Attention to Right Now – This will help you keep up with what teens are doing. @garyvee @vaynermedia

5/21 Facebook Schools MOOCs on Engagement – If you want your online courses to be more engaging, take a lesson from Facebook. @jason_schmitt @EdSurge @JamesRoy @HigherEdSurge

5/20 Engage Them: 9 Science-Backed Tips to Double Your Twitter Engagement – Good advice for business teachers and students. @josuevallesp @kimgarst @TheSocialQuant @AmberMiddelfart

5/19 Social Media Trends You Need To Know In 2016 [Infographic] – Share with business teachers and students you know. @irfanahmad1989 @socialmedia2day @lisabriercliffe @capturehits

5/17 The 17 Best Social Media Conferences to Attend in 2016 – If you want to expand your network go to conferences ALONE. @NealSchaffer @MSocialBusiness @lisabriercliffe

5/16 Hopscotch – Learn Coding Basics on Your iPad or iPhone. Coding is a hot topic today. Have your kids check this out. @hopscotch @rmbyrne

5/16 Five Hacks To Kill It With Social Media Productivity Without Wasting All Your Time – Lots of good advice here. @thesocialquant @lisabriercliffe @MikeKawula

5/15 Top 5 Virtual Reality Trends to Watch for – Got Your Google Cardboard VR viewer yet? @karinejoly @JamesRoy @PatriceHoudayer

5/14 16 Ways To Build A Big Social Media Audience From A 16 Year Old – Marc Guberti is pretty amazing. I learned a few things from this. @MarcGuberti

5/14 Eight Steps To Follow Before You Publish Your Next Blog Post – Even if you have been blogging a while you should check this out. @smqueue @zaibatsu

5/13 Ten Types of Visual Social Media Posts That Get Shared Like Crazy – Are you using any in your social media posts? @AnnaIsabella92 @jeffbullas @morphwithus

5/12 16 Stupid Mistakes That Will Destroy Your Twitter Strategy – This is amied at business but it’s good for educators and students as well. @josuevallesp @TheSocialQuant @AmberMiddelfart

5/12 Five things you should delete from Facebook immediately – How many are you and your kids not hiding? @zacharye @nypost

5/10 Why You Should Start Classroom Blogging (and How to Do It) – Have you started yours yet? @leecrockett @glodigcit

5/8 Everything I Needed To Know About Social Media I Learned From Star Trek – There is also a free ebook here. @jeffbullas @lisabriercliffe

5/7 Twitter Strategy to Drive Massive Blog Traffic You Need to Know – Share with business teachers and students you know. @josuevallesp @TheSocialQuant @AmberMiddelfart

5/7 Study: Twitter, Snapchat May Increase Student Engagement. @EdNewsorg @EDTECH_UTB

5/7 What Not To Post on Social Media: Five Questions You Need To Ask Yourself Before You Publish – One question not ask is “is it offensive.” @OlsySpeak @hootsuite @MJasonHouck

5/6 Facebook gives 10-year-old $10K for hacking into Instagram. What is your ten-year-old up to? @FionnHargreaves @TheSun @nypost

5/5 15 Of The Best Educational Apps For Improved Reading Comprehension – Have 15 teachers each try one and report back. @TeachThought @CardwellTeachMe

5/4 Six Storytelling Apps That Get English Language Learners Talking – Have six kids each try one and report back. @erinwilkey @MindShiftKQED @AysinAlp1 @MonikaBural

5/3 Nine Science-Backed Tips to Double Your Twitter Engagement – These are eady to follow and easy to digest. @kimgarst @TheSocialQuant @AmberMiddelfart

5/2 How you’ll be able to play with your dog from anywhere – This might give people ideas for other cell phone uses. @MelkorkaLicea @nypost

5/1 Tindering With Your Mom Might Not Help You Meet Somebody, But It Will Be Entertaining. If you don’t know Tinder, this will help. If you do know it, this will be fun. @GQMagazine @Tinder

5/1 Meet The Woman Who Watches Porn Professionally. There is a lot of copyright theft in the adult film industry and this woman is out to find it. @sylvia_nikolova @dfreid @PornGuardian @dmcatakedown

4/29 21 Social Media Tools for Smart Marketers – Share with business teachers and students you know. @RebekahRadice @lisabriercliffe

4/28 Hillary backers spam Bernie groups with kiddie porn. Look for more social media sabotage as this election rolls on. @marisa_schultz @nypost @memeorandum

4/26 Google Expeditions Pioneer Program Visits Minnetonka Schools. Is your school ready for virtuality reality enhanced lessons? @DaveEisenmann @JamesRoy

4/25 All the Social Media Slang You Should Know – See how many you and your kids already know. @bottlethecrazy @SproutSocial @lisabriercliffe @jose_garde

4/25 Why you should be a tweeting school – What are schools you know doing? @ICTEvangelist @LeeAraoz

4/24 17 Awesome Facebook Business Page Post Ideas for Small Businesses – Shre with business teachers and students you know. @TheSocialQuant @heatherheuman @Sbs1976

4/24 5 Ways To Use Mobile Technology For Exam Prep and learning in general. This works for me and I’m not a student. @elearnindustry

4/23 Why Teachers Participate in Twitter Chats (and What’s Coming Next) – If find them to be powerful professional development tools. @spirrison @bradmcurrie @HuffPostImpact

4/23 Five Questions to Consider in BYOD Schools – If you are thinking of doing this you need to consider these questions. @rmbyrne

4/22 Now hiring: Digital engagement chief for Queen Elizabeth. Think you could tweet for the Queen? My point her is that there are lots of jobs like this. @jjsahadi @CNNMoney

4/22 ESPN fires Curt Schilling after his anti-transgender rant. Another firing by social media that all adults and kids can learn from. This sad as Curt is a big supporter of ALS research, the disease that took my wife. @ByRyanLazo @nypost

4/21 Six Social Media Rules That Will Steer You Clear of Failure – Students and parents should read and discuss together. @SamChurchWarren @rankpay @lisabriercliffe @DeepAdvantage

4/19 Fifty students suspended from Toronto High School over cyber-bullying incident. Let your students know that there is no upside to cyber-bullying or any kind of bullying. @smh @EducatingParent @BeAboveTheFray

4/17 Nine Visual Storytelling Tips for Social Media – Share with business students and teachers you know. @Strong_Websites @lisabriercliffe @AnnTran_

4/17 Ten Seconds At A Time, A Teacher Tries Snapchat To Engage Students. This taake the if you can’t beat them, join them approach. @mbritt @npr_ed @aaron_hogan

4/16 The Best Way to Predict Gentrification May Be Through Social Media Data. How does your neighborhood rate on social media. @inversedotcom

4/15 Nine Visual Storytelling Tips for Social Medai Image-based storytelling is a social media marketing technique that works. @lisabriercliffe @AnnTran @Strong_Websites

4/14 Porn Site Bans North Carolina Users Due To State’s Anti-LGBT Laws. Does porn have the power to do what Bruce Springsteen can’t. WARNING! If you go to this site expect to see adult content right away as there is no warning home page. @dmoyeweirdnews @HuffingtonPost @xhamstercom

4/12 This woman saved 15 lives thousands of miles away thanks to a text. You never know when a text or Tweet will save a life. @inkonthepad @nypost

4/11 5 Steps to Enhance School Network Security – Share with your IT staff. @szurier @EdTech_K12 @JamesRoy @k12cto

4/10 Snapchat Explained by Students to Teachers – Consider getting your students to make this type of video. @jlscheffer @BurlMASchools @bhshpdesk @TEDxYouthBHS

4/10 Sex-Misconduct Cases Renew Concerns About Teacher-Student Texting, ‘Friending.’ What is your district’s policy? @educationweek @EPMcNeil

4/9 Find Success Blogging with Young Students. It’s never too soon to have yours students share their best work with the world. @kkidsinvt @AAFTP @KidblogDotOrg

4/8 How To Make The Best Social Media Images The Easy Way (+ Free Images) – Good technical information here for students and teachers. @ashtonwirrenga @CoSchedule

4/8 How Teachers Are Using Twitter in the Classroom – What are your teachers doing? @JenRoland @SamsungEDU @thomascmurray

4/8 You can easily find out if your significant other is on Tinder. Educators should know what Tinder is. Are your kids on it? @newscomauHQ @Tinder

4/7 Google Classroom Comments: All You Need to Know! We know that feedback is vital to learning. This will help. @ShakeUpLearning

4/6 Babes for Trump is a Twitter account featuring women pledging support for Donald Trump in scantily clad outfits. Kids are likely to know about this so parents and educators should too. @sophrosenba @nypost @BabesForTrump

4/4 Proven Formula On How To Get More Retweets – Follow These five Overly Simple Steps. Share with business teachers and students you know. @TheSocialQuant @AmberMiddelfart

4/4 Why I Taught My Students to Email, and Maybe You Should Too. I don’t believe this is the first time I’ve seen this topic. I makes so much sense. @pernilleripp @SimpleK12

4/2 High Schools Experiment With Snapchat to Reach Teens. Start by asking how many of your students already use Snapchat. @alipannoni @usnews

4/1 Proven Formula On How To Get More Retweets – Follow These Five Overly Simple Steps. @thesocialquant @AmberMiddelfart @dr_morton

4/1 Google Makes Its $149 Photo Editing Software Now Completely Free to Download. It looks like many professionals could get by with this. The price is also right for schools. @openculture @Ilotimo @kylepace

3/31 Six easy ways to get more from your email – How many are you already doing? @ianlandau @MensJournal @nypost

3/31 Five Email Mistakes That Make You Look Really Unprofessional – Students need to learn this before they go looking for a job. @bizzwriter @Inc @vickyloras

3/30 Canada’s First Revenge Porn Convict Gets 90 Days in Jail. Share with your students so they can learn from this guy’s mistake. @anima_tk @vicenews @privacylawyer

3/30 Facebook betting on VR porn to boost Oculus demand. Like all other media, sex is being used to promote virtual reality goggles. This is another parental warning. Unlike 2D porn, there is very little free VR porn available. @jamescovert1 @nypost

3/29 Man ordered to attend counseling after revenge porn confession. When I do presentations in schools I’m surprised how few teacher know what revenge porn is. @EndRevengePorn @nypost

3/29 We’re More Honest With Our Phones Than With Our Doctors. This also talks about a period tracker called Clue. Here is an article about several period trackers. Women of all ages should consider using it. @jennydeluxe @clue @nytimes

3/27 Five Ways To Get More Clicks From Your Twitter Headlines – This advice generalizes to other settings as well. @thesocialquant @dr_morton @Sbs1976

3/27 Siyanda Mohutsiwa: How young Africans found a voice on Twitter. This is funny and informative. Share with social studies teachers you know. Search #IfAfricaWasABar for more funny tweets. @Light_of_Africa @aplusburger

3/26 Girls gone wired: Why students are embracing online sex work. Parents and teachers should know this exists. Visit the site at no cost to get a better idea. @thisisfusion

3/25 3/25 Coping With Confrontational Student Emails About Grades – Anyone who routinely gets email from students needs to read this. @mssackstein @EdWeekTeacher

3/24 18 Passive-Aggressive Email Phrases: Here’s What They Really Mean. How many do you/your kids use? @MindaZetlin @Inc

3/22 These Social Media Fails Got People Fired. I hope your kids can learn from these mistakes. @CarolynSSun @Entrepreneur @StumbleUpon

3/22 13 Useful Resources For Managing Your Online Classroom – Have teachers each check one out and report back. @classroom20 @wsoeldner

3/22 Malware Tutorial – Scroll to the bottom and watch the short video [3:01]. @mashable @lisabriercliffe @Themelis_Cuiper

3/21 How To Weed Your Social Media Garden – How many weeds does your social media feed. @MarjiJSherman @RomanJancic

3/21 One more reason to create a school hashtag – Does your school have one? Why not? @Jennifer_Hogan @schug_dennis @Vroom6 @jon_wennstrom

3/20 Important Twitter Limits You Need To Know About – Also check out some of the other links here to grow your Twitter followers. @TheSocialQuant @Sbs1976

3/20 The Value of Using Podcasts in Class – This can work as long as you can find the right podcasts. @TheMrGodsey @TheAtlantic

3/20 Some Very Good New Edtech Tools for Teachers – Have each teacher try one out and report to the school. @medkh9 @seni_bl

3/19 Social Media Opens Conversations – How are teachers using social media in your school? @JohnTroutMcCran @educationweek @EdweekLibrary @kkidsinvt

3/18 What comes first, the writing or the blogging? Should you let struggling writers blog? I think so too. @RossCoops31

3/17 5 Ways You’re Overspending at the Grocery Store – Kids should learn this before they have to do their own shopping. There are also practical math lessons here. @2kidsandacoupon @lisabriercliffe @kesbutters

3/17 13 Reasons You Are Not as Successful as You Should Be – If you really want to do something, you will find a way. If you don’t, you will find an excuse. @LollyDaskal @Inc

3/16 Seven Need-To-Know Social Media Terms for 2016 – How many have you not heard of? @SproutAlexYork @bryankramer @cshasarrived @bryankramer

3/15 Can Social Media Predict Disaster Damage Better than Relief Agencies? These agencies should use social media to find out what’s happening. @dmoberhaus @motherboard

3/15 #BeStrong App Gives Kids a Way to Support Each Other Online. Have your kids check this out. @ToniBirdsong @IntelSec_Family @EducatingParent @McAfee

3/14 Three mistakes that are costing you Twitter followers – Share this with business students and teachers you know. @sheenamwhite @dr_morton @TheSocialQuant

3/13 140 Twitter Tips for Educators – Every school leader should order one for the professional development library. @coolcatteacher @sarahdateechur @glennr1809 @bradmcurrie

3/12 5 Critical things you need to know about Periscope now – This looks like something that educators should be able to leverage. @markwschaefer @LiveALifeDreams @WBB_13

3/11 Mom shames a bully on Facebook and it’s her own son. If your kid is a bully this might be worth a try. @TheSun @nypost

3/10 Teen accused of school threat on Snapchat. This is from my local paper. Just on more stupid social media move for your kids to learn from. @PSBABorrelli @pressconnects

3/9 The Do’s and Don’ts of How to Use Hashtags – Can you guess what they are? @EvanLePage @hootsuite @lisabriercliffe @varunkr842

3/9 Salam, Skype Translator now speaks Arabic. This looks like a good way to learn another language. Share with forein language teachers/students you know. @Skype @ieducator

3/8 Three Ways We Can Give Students a Voice in Internet Safety – Here are some ideas the should engage and interest your students. @KerryHawk02

3/8 How to Use Social Media to Strengthen Student Writing – Are teachers in your school using social media to get students interested in writing? @RusulAlrubail @edutopia

3/7 Students Own TwitterThree Reasons Students Should Own Your Classroom’s Twitter and Instagram Accounts – This sounds like a great idea for getting students engaged and interested. @TopDogTeaching @EdSurge @Edtechnerd @Miles_Hendo

3/6 Student charged after sharing nude photos that cost teacher her job. Here is just one more story about stupid behavior by a teacher and a student using social media. @AP @nypost

3/5 Proper Etiquette 101: How To Send A Direct Message On Twitter – How’s your direct message etiquette? @sheenamwhite @thesocialquant @AmberMiddelfart @dr_morton

3/3 Risky BehaviorPoll: Majority of children admit to online risk-taking – Share with students and ask them if they have done so. @Lynch39083 @anandtimothy @AdvocateforEd

3/3 What is Mystery Skype? – a 2016 update! Time to bring Skype into your classroom. @mrkempnz @keneory1

3/2 Twitter Exec Reports that Educators Dominate the Twitter-sphere. This is great news as I find Twitter a great tool for professional development. @KatrinaStevens1 @EdSurge

3/1 20 Google search tricks every user should know – If you have a student of just about any age, have them check this out. @zacharye @BGR @nypost

2/29 Outrage as school calls police after pupil looks at Ukip website in class. Ukip is a right-wing party in the UK. This is way over the top and makes the school look bad. @SchoolsImprove @UKIP @Nigel_Farage

2/28 How an Alaska Teacher Improved Student Attendance with Minecraft – Teachers and leaders need to read this. Parents can also do this at home. @DuncanSSD @EdSurge

2/27 Facebook Launches Canvas – There is more hot social media news here as well. @graceduffy @smexaminer @GuyKawasaki

2/26 Teens speak: Should students publish their school work online? This is a debate your school should be having. Keep in mind any kid can start a blog and post their work without school permission. @KerryHawk02 @ConnectSafely @KerryHawk02 @oveucsj

2/25 The 21st Century Classroom May Remind You of Starbucks – Do your classrooms look like Starbucks at least some of the time? Makes sense to me. @MrsDelz @EdSurge @chatzopoulosn

2/24 Ten Ways Principals Can Use Twitter to Engage Stakeholders – Is your principal using Twitter to connect? @Dwight_Carter @NASSP @Mann4Edu

2/23 Five Tools To Make Awesome Images For Twitter – If you can’t afford Photoshop try some of these tools. Have your students check them out to see what they cqan do. @kimgarst @thesocialquant @dr_morton

2/22 This Massive Twitter Brain Visualized The News Of David Bowie’s Death In Real Time The short video [4:47] is pretty cool. @drcrypt @FastCoDesign @FastCompany

2/22 Three Cyber Safety Tips For Parents – What are parents you know doing about cyber safety for their kids? @LeonieGSmith @SafeSmartSocial

2/21 Who tweeted it: Donald Trump or Kanye West? Trump fans and non Trump fans will like this. If your kids follow Kanye they just might beat you like mine did. @realDonaldTrump @kanyewest @CNNPolitics @ValmontGod

2/20 The Social Media Department of the Future – In the future, will organizations have social media departments or will everyone do their share. See that business teachers and students get this. @jogebauer @jaybaer @TheSocialMs

2/19 The Facebook Primary – Where 2016 presidential candidates are winning the battle for likes. Who do you think would win the primaries if FaceBook ruled? @mathisonian @ReubenFB @StumbleUpon

2/17 Add Questions to Videos and Monitor Student Progress, for Free, with EdPuzzle. This looks like it’s worth a try. Consider having some students check it out for you. @EmergingEdTech @Edtechnerd

2/16 Why I Use Social Media in My Classes – If you are not sure what social media can do for your class, check this out. @julnilsmith @justintarte

2/16 A Side-By-Side Test Shows The Perils Of Upgrading To iOS 9 On An Old iPhone. Don’t ever assume that new software is an upgrade. @EveryApplePro

2/14 Ten Digital Learning Models in Clark County Schools – How many are in play in your school? @tvanderark @Getting_Smart

2/13 Is Self-Publishing Coming of Age in the Digital World? Perhaps some of your students would be interested. @DanJBerkowitz @DigiBookWorld @sharethis @iansuth

2/11 How to Find Your Social Audience – Share with business students and teachers you know. @socialmedia2day @LaunchandHustle

2/10 How to Grow Your Blog (the Right Way) – Share with business teachers and students you know. @RebekahRadice @GuyKawasaki @LollyDaskal @Inc

2/8 Sanders supporters banned from Tinder after campaigning on the app. Parents and teachers should know about Tinder and if their kids use it. @inkonthepad @nypost @DadandBuried

2/7 How to Easily Grow a Targeted Twitter Tribe with ManageFlitter’s Power Mode – I don’t need this as I already have 4400+ followers, but if you are just getting started this might be worth a try. @jogebauer @thesocialms

2/6 ‘Screenagers’ Documentary Looks at Youths’ Digital Device Use – If you have any ‘screenagers’ in your family you should check this out. @SchoolLawBlog @educationweek @EWEdMedia

2/4 Four Ways To Drive Traffic From Twitter For Websites – Share with business teachers and students you know. @sheenamwhite @TheSocialQuant @dr_morton

2/2 21 Tips For Networking That Will Rock Your Next Conference – Be sure to see my comment as it contains a big one the author left out. @martinjonesaz

2/1 Five Ways to Build Your School’s Instructional Brand and Connect with Families – Do the teachers in your school know that the school has a brand. @TonySinanis @RossCoops31 @EdSurge

1/31 WhatsApp vs Kik Messenger – A Parent Guide – If your kids use either you should watch this with them. @JoshOchs @SafeSmartSocial

1/30 Surviving a week at 16 with no cellphone – This is an op-ed piece from the Washington Post written by a 16-year-old girl who gave up her iPhone for a week. This is interesting for students and parents. @washingtonpost @nypost

1/29 Skype Connects Classrooms With Field Trips Around the World. If this isn’t happening in your school someone should give it a try. @DFrank @EdTech_K12

1/28 Facebook is the reason you’re not sleeping well. If you spend too much time on social media, you/your kids may be missing some sleep. @CateyHill @MarketWatch @nypost

1/27 Tinder now helps users find STD testing sites – Are your kids using this social media tool that is big on hook ups? @amartoo @verge

1/24 How Technology is Transforming Homework – Is anyone is your school trying these techniques? @geiendorsed @bulbapp

1/23 Hey, kids — colleges see your social-media profile. If you have kids in your house on social media, you need to check to see what they are doing. @NaomiSRiley @nypost

1/18 Facebook For Kids – A Parent Guide (Video) – Watch this with your kids. @safesmartsocial @JoshOchs

1/17 Woman faces jail for tagging former in-law on Facebook = Share with students so they won’t make this kind of mistake. @juliakmarsh @nypost

1/16 Why write for your teacher when you can publish for the world? While I would like to see more teachers post students’ best work on a classroom blog, there is no reason students can do it on their own blog. @RossCoops31 @mssackstein @TonySinanis

1/16 Bronx Science Bans Cellphones From Wi-Fi as Students Devour It. If all students have smart phones and are using the school’s Wi-Fi, they can eat up a lot of the capacity. What does your school do? @Liz_A_Harris @nytimes @Larryferlazzo

1/15 Students gripe about no snow day, school boards snap back. This is a funny exchange. Does your school use Twitter for this purpose? @LindaWardCBC @CBCNews @mraspinall

1/15 Five Ways to Build Your School’s Instructional Brand and Connect with Families – There are good ideas here for most schools. @RossCoops31 @TonySinanis @EdSurge

1/15 Why write for your teacher when you can publish for the world? What’s happening at your school/home? @RossCoops31 @oveucsj

1/14 A Year of #Teacher Twitter – This is a pretty cool blog post by a real teacher from Mexico who is relatively new to using Twitter for professional development. Met her at #edchat every noon and 7 pm EST Tuesday. @lesliefarooq

1/14 Top 100 Blogs for Educaors and Parents – Maybe mine will make this list someday thanks to people like you. @anuj_feedspot @_feedspot @ryantracey

1/14 Watch an Interview with The King Of Revenge Porn. It lasts 11:30 but it’s an eye opener. I would show it to my high school age children. @kevinroose @JonasBellPasht @alexismadrigal @TheRealFuture

1/13 How the Internet is defeating America’s parents – What are you doing to track your kids Internet and social media activity? @NaomiSRiley

1/12 The Snappening: How Much Trouble Leaked Snapchat Photos Can Get You – It could result in a federal prison sentence of up to 20 years, according to criminal lawyers with experience in child porn cases. @ConnorASheets @IBTimes

1/12 Malia Obama Allegedly Seen Playing Beer Pong On Snapchat. If it can happen to her, it can happen to your kid. Please share. Twitter accounts with Malia’s name in it appear to be fake. @HollywoodLife @BonnieFuller

1/11 Social Media Fail: Twitter is Not Just About News. If you aren’t sure what Twitter is good for this will help. @dreckbaerfrau @TheSocialMs

1/11 Six Ways Social Media Marketing Will Change in 2016 – Consumers, business teachers and business students should read this. @IOEDU @andrewspenceim @RyanBiddulph @nyakarimaking

1/10 The Unthinkable Is Happening in Our Own Backyard. Selling kids for sex is happening in your own community. Share with any kid using social media. @JennaElfman @RickCartwright @MediumEng

1/9 How Live-Streaming Is Changing The Face Of Social Media – Live-streaming apps, such as Periscope and Meerkat, have brought live-streaming into the limelight. @kimgarst @salesforce

1/9 Seven Ways to Engage With Your Audience on Social Media – Be sure to share with business students and teachers you know. @kimgarst

1/8 To Follow, or Not to Follow – That is the Question. This is from top blogger and tweeter Tom Whitby who also helps run #Edchat every Tuesday at noon and 7 pm EST. @tomwhitby

1/6 Minn. Student’s Tweet About Kissing Teacher Leads to Suspension, Lawsuit. Here is just one more suspension that didn’t need to happen. What would your school do with this? @BenjaminBHerold @educationweek @EdWeekEdTech

1/5 Eight Ways to Rescue Publis School Libraries from Becoming Obsolete – If your school library hasn’t started to reinvent itself it may be too late. @Lynch39083 @AdvocateforEd @BethHammett1

1/4 Screen Addiction Is Taking a Toll on Children. Are your kids addicted? @Beyond_ADHD @TamimSadikali @nytimes

1/3 What is Vine? A Parent Guide Video [7:48] – Share with parents you know. @JoshOchs @safesmartsocial

1/2/2016 Dozens of Great PowerPoints for AP History Students & Teachers – This can make learning this content more interesting. Here is the link to his powerpoints. @TomRichey @rmbyrne


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