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11/18 Nine Tools to Get the Best Results from Your Social Media Content – Share with business teachers and students you know. @vpkoshy @sproutworth @NealSchaffer

11/17 Selfie saves innocent man facing 99 years behind bars. A selfie can provide and alibi so be sure to save yours. @AklausnerNYPost @nyost

11/16 Student struggling to write essay on The Handmaid’s Tale gets some help from Margaret Atwood. A Twitter user took to the microblogging site to ask for help with writing an essay for an English class on Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale. @GavrilovMomchil @MargaretAtwood @IndianExpress @JdelaneyJoAnn

11/15 Tools to Help Students Follow Their Passions – With a little help from technology, a young filmmaker, musician, writer, or artist can pursue their work like a pro. @cultofpedagogy @mssackstein

11/14 Thirteen Edtech Tools Every Teacher and Student Should Know About – Now more than ever, there is a need to for learners to be proficient at using technology. @Astrohaus @ProWritingAid @Randy_Matusky

11/13 Eight Reasons to Give Your Child a Cellphone – Smartphones have their advantages but your tween doesn’t have to have one until you are ready to make the commitment. @uprun4life @icecreamsticky

11/12 Eight Social Media Hacks to Boost Engagement – With 6,000 tweets sent out per second and 95 million photos shared daily on Instagram, getting the attention and engagement of your followers can be a daunting task. @TheSocialReport @Sam___Hurley

11/12 Brooklyn students hold walkout in protest of Facebook-designed online program. They say it forces them to stare at computers for hours and “teach ourselves.” @SusanBEdelman @nypost

11/11 Create Your Own Animated Virtual Reality. Google’s Cardboard Camera and Street View app are good tools for creating simple virtual reality imagery. @prtaylorcaa @rmbyrne

11/9 Eight noteworthy new features coming to Chrome Books this month – These hidden gems will make Chrome OS more versatile and powerful — but it’s up to you to find ’em on your Chromebook. @JRRaphael @AndroidIntel @rudytoot1 @rmbyrne

11/8 hy digital tools you use in your personal life should be on your Resume – This is good advice for adults and students of all ages. @_nirajshah @TheNextWeb @JaneBozarth @C4LPT

11/7 How to Optimize Your Social Media Posts for Search Engines – Today, social media platforms have become a multi-billion dollar industry. @VladRascanu @jeffbullas

11/5 Steal Our Facebook Targeting Hack to Jumpstart Your Online Business. The world of Facebook Ads is a metaphorical nun-chuck: a powerful tool for your online business…if you know how to wield it. @ThriveThemes @imobsession

11/5 Instagram Expands Group Video Chat Option to Six Participants at a Time. This could be used by teachers for student collaboration. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

11/5 No Headset Required: Lightform Is AR In The Real World. Brett Jones, co-founder, and CEO of Lightform has created a simple, inexpensive hardware and software projection mapping solution for creators. @CharlieFink @lightforminc @Forbes

11/4 Using Playlists to Differentiate Instruction – In our never-ending quest to find better ways to differentiate and personalize instruction for students. @cultofpedagogy @taenos99 @jamessturtevant

11/3 10+ Tips to Boost Your Blog’s Social Media Shares – I do most of this. Do you? @chrisdegraff @imobsession

11/3 We posed as 100 Senators to run ads on Facebook. Facebook approved all of them. This is a bipartisan effort. You and your students should know this. @WilliamTurton @VICE @pfzenke @mozilla

11/2 Eight Smart Reasons to Give Your Teenager a Smart Phone – smartphone made it so much easier to stay in contact with our own children when they were participating in after-school activities or going out with friends. @icecreamsticky @uprun4life

11/2 Social Media As A Learning Tool: Five Suggested Uses for the Classroom – Social media has become an important part of society in the 21st century. @FrontierCorp

11/1 Kahoot – his has got to be the funkiest instant poll, quiz, response site around. I’ve seen teachers effectively use this to get students going as soon as they sit down. @ukedchat @ICTmagic

10/31 Five Unbelievably Simple Ways To Increase Your Twitter Exposure – Clearly, exposure is key to success on Twitter’s platform. Here are five unbelievably simple but highly effective ways to increase your exposure on Twitter. @jeffbullas

10/31 Six Ways Social Media Can Change Your Classroom – Technology is changing the world at a rapid pace, and education isn’t exempt from the effects of that. @mitchcenter @TeachThought

10/30 Twitter tests new profile features, including presence indicators and ‘icebreakers.’ Executives say they want to enhance conversations on the platform. @CaseyNewton @verge @nancyrubin @katienotopoulos

10/30 Facebook Adds New Music Options, Including Songs on Profiles. Now you can force your followers to listen to your favorite tracks. @socialmedia2day

10/29 How is Student Blogging Different in the Middle School Grades? Blogging can empower your students to find a voice to the world. @PernilleRipp

10/29 Why Teachers And Students Should Blog: Eighteen Benefits of Educational Blogging – Blogging has lasted while other tools have come and gone. Here is why. @kathleen_morris

10/27 Help Students Address a Garden of Emotions with QR Coded Book Featuring Innovative Wellness Technique. Does your school library have this book? @InnovativeEdu @techlearning @rudytoot1 @ozge

10/25 Create Engaging Video Tasks with Kapwing. Kapwing is a great free online video editor that makes a number of video editing activities simple. @NikPeachey @rudytoot1 @NikPeachey

10/24 Integrating New Tech? Students and Teachers Can Learn From Each Other. Don’t feel like you have to know everything. @manfull @educationweek

10/23 Ten Ways to Use Student Video in the Classroom – Students love creating videos, and a “bring your device” policy makes it easy to provide video equipment to everyone. @Lynch39083 @techedvocate

10/22 What Has Google Ever Done for Us? In using Big Tech’s services, we manufacture a portion of its capital in real time. @yanisvaroufakis @ProSyn @macmastermkt @BillTufts @scottsantens

10/22 100 Websites That Shapped the Internet as We Know It – Can you guess what some of them are? @jimcookeIII @gizmodo

10/21 What are digital footprints and how does it affect an online reputation? It is important that parents and carers understand what these are so that they can, in turn, educate their children. @Begabungs @bullyinguk

10/20 Three Ways to Make Social Media Profiles for Historical and Literary Characters – There are three tools that make that process relatively easy. @rmbyrne @StoryboardThat @canva

10/19 Six Ways Administrators Can Prove the Efficacy of Digital Tools – When new technology is rolled out, K–12 leaders must prove it is worth the investment. @E_Sheninger @EdTech_K12

10/17 A Better Way to Integrate Edtech – Helping reluctant teachers bring education technology into their classrooms starts with respecting their perspective. @brholland @DrKatrinaKeene @edutopia @MattHarrisEdD

10/15 Maximize Parent Communication With Text Message Marketing. Email has long been the standard for communicating with students, but it often doesn’t get the results that schools and teachers would want. That’s why schools are turning to a more text messaging to reach their students. @Trumpia

10/13 How Podcasts Can Improve Literacy in the Classroom – One teacher tells his story of how he discovered the use of podcasts for learning. @TheMrGodsey @TeachingFactor @CommonSenseEd

10/12 Movie-Making in the STEM Classroom with Spark Video – If you’re looking for new ways for students to show off what they have learned, consider introducing a STEM activity with Spark Video. @ClassTechTips @AdobeSpark @dkapuler

10/11 Eleven Tools for Teaching With Videos – A PDF Handout – There are times when a good video or video clip can be just the thing that a student needs to see how all of the pieces of a topic come together. @NikkiDRobertson @rmbyrne

10/10 ‘Siri, I’m getting pulled over’: A new shortcut for iPhones can automatically record the police. @kifleswing @SngrLittle @waltb31 @businessinsider

10/9 Instagram TV for Teachers: A New Medium for PD and Inspiration – Video is a powerful medium for communicating information—and as teachers know, students love using it. @ClassTechTips @EdSurge @E_Sheninger

10/8 Good Reminders About Password Security – Make sure your students watch this short [2:51] video. @CommonCraft @rmbyrne

10/7 Why Are People Dependent on Texting? A new study published in Computers in Human Behavior shows how attitudes about communicating online. @EDorranceHall @PsychToday @NoelMcDermott

10/4 Survey: 1 in 4 Professors Ban Mobile Phone Use in Class. Half of respondents allow limited use of the devices. @Campus_Tech @PatriceHoudayer

10/4 Promote Inquiry-based Learning with These Do It Yourself Apps for Students. Learning is best done through doing, what is conventionally known as the hands-on approach to learning. @medkh9 @EdTechFam

10/2 Is No One Reading Your Blog Content? Here’s How to Fix it. @ThriveThemes @imobsession

10/1 The ‘App Generation’: Workers of the future and the future of work – A group of young, tech-savvy employees will soon be joining the workforce, bringing with them fresh viewpoints, the latest digital preferences, demands, and expectations. @HealthShieldUK @JeremyScrivens @TeamPeopleFirst

9/30 The best new iOS 12 features for parents – parental controls, time trackers, new apps and more – Get updating, and keep an eye on these great new features. @Mom101 @momresources @coolmompicks

9/29 The Student Blogging Challenge – An Audience for Your Students’ Blogs. Twice each year Edublogs hosts a student blogging challenge. The next student blogging challenge begins the week of October 7th. @edublogs @rmbyrne

9/29 How to create your first Siri Shortcut – The Shortcuts app lets you automate some crazy stuff. @mistercharlie @cultofmac @rudytoot1 @drmcgettigan

9/28 Ten Ways to Introduce Your Students to Blogging – Your students shold know how and it can be integrated in just about any subject(s). @kathleen_morris @edublogs @LavoieFred @gcouros

9/27 Augmented and virtual reality: the promise and peril of immersive technologies – We are at the cusp of a major revolution from mobile to immersive computing. @StefanHall @wef @nancyrubin @Paula_Piccard

9/25 Ten Ways to Introduce Your Students to Blogging – There are so many benefits to having a class blog. A class blog can a virtual space that complements a physical learning environment for all age groups. @kathleen_morris @edublogs @LavoieFred @gcouros

9/24 How A Podcast-Turned-Startup Is Trying to Get More Non-Traditional Students Into Tech. Be sure to subscribe to the EdSurge On Air podcast on your favorite podcast app. @sydneyfjohnson @EdSurge @HigherEdSurge

9/23 Instagram is testing a ‘regram’ feature to natively repost content. Since most of your students probably use Instagram, you might want to share this with them. @bryanclark @StephieRockwell @TheNextWeb

9/23 Embracing a “Tasks Before Apps” Mindset – Let the phrase “tasks before apps” be your reminder to focus on technology’s purpose for learning, even when bright and shiny digital tools grab your attention. @ClassTechTips @ASCD @NikkiMusicTech @jtgrosse

9/22 25 Pedagogy Ideas that Teachers found on Twitter – Using twitter is also a good way to explan your professional learning network. @ukedchat @ICTmagic

9/22 Klassroom Parent-Teacher Communication App for Elementary Schools – Keeping open lines of communication is essential all school year. @ClassTechTips @KlassroomEN

9/22 Here Are Some of The Best Audiobook Apps for Teachers and Students. If you enjoy and love reading, you should definitely consider these apps. @nick_chater @medkh9

9/21 Three Apps to Explore the Potential of Augmented Reality – @rmbyrne @PBSKIDS @Metaverse

9/20 Three Tips for Managing Phone Use in Class – Setting cell phone expectations early is key to accessing the learning potential of these devices and minimizing the distraction factor. @edutopia @aimeeshack

9/19 iOS 12 Upgrade Revives Old Phones. Apple’s most important upgrade this fall doesn’t cost $1,000, and you don’t have to go to the Apple Store to get it. @WSJ

9/19 27 Killer Strategies for Brainstorming Blog Post Ideas – If you need new blog post ideas, here they are. @jeffbullas @IAmAaronAgius @Damien_CABADI @TrippBraden

9/18 Cell Phones in Class: Yes, it Can Work. Some teachers appreciate the global reach that cell phones provide, and the ability to have information at your fingertips. @PegGrafwallner @KQEDedspace @RewardingEdu

9/17 17 of the very best reading apps for kids, from ABCs to SATs – Here are some of the very best reading apps for kids whether your kids are just beginning to string together letters to make words or they’re tearing their way through Harry Potter. @lexipetronis @coolmomtech @momresources @coolmompicks

9/15 Nine Social Media Trends to Pay Attention to in 2018 – This is important for any business and interesting for any students, parents, and teachers. @larrykim @MobileMonkey_ @thestartup_

9/15 Just The Good Stuff From Today’s iPhone Event – If you don’t have two hours to watch the Apple event from 9/12/2018, here is what you need to know. @steverousseau @Digg

9/13 How to Write Posts That Actually Get Read and Shared – These tips will teach you how to get thousands of shares on your content. @juanblanco76 @Inc @iamDrWill

9/12 Six Great Websites for Learning Coding – Teachers and students should check these out. @medkh9 @nick_chater

9/11 Five Free iPad Apps for Making Videos in Elementary School – If your school has iPads your kids should bre making videos. @rmbyrne @chiachillin

9/10 Trulia Now Makes Browsing Neighborhoods as Easy as Browsing Homes. Students should take a look at this to learn more about what social media can do. @micheledebczak @mental_floss

9/8 What the Most Shared Content on Facebook Can Teach You About Engagement – some recently released research can teach you a lot about viral content creation. @larrykim @BuzzSumo @Medium

9/7 Instagram Is Reportedly Developing a New App Dedicated to Shopping. Many of your students should find this interesting. @itstheannmarie @Adweek @HudsonIntegratd

9/6 Top 27 Social Media Content Ideas – If you or your students are looking for blogging ideas, here is some help. @kimgarst @imobsession

9/5 Eight Great Educational Podcasts for Kids – This looks like a very good idea. @cultofpedagogy @audhilly

9/3 28 of the Best Apps for Flipped Learning – Have 28 kids/teachers each check one out and report back. @Lynch39083 @techedvocate @JamesRoy

9/2 How to Write Better Blog Posts That People Actually Read – The whole point of blogging is to get yourself, your knowledge, or your business out into the world. @laurayatesUK

9/1 Five Tips for Building Great Relationships with Students – Relationships are essential to learning. Kids connect more to learning when they feel more connection to their teacher. @DavidGeurin @leticarino

8/31 Parent Engagement in the Digital Age – Communication apps are breaking down barriers that have limited parent engagement in the past. @CommKr8veWriter @edutopia

8/31 Ten Ideas for Classroom Podcasts – Podcasts are easy to do and seem like a good learning activity. @rmbyrne @rudytoot1 @StoryCorps

8/30 Twenty Ways to Save Time With Your Cellphone – How many do you already use? @moretime4u2 @carthagebuckley

8/28 360 Video Spotlight: Museum of Natural History Virtual Reality – This 360 video was created using archived footage layered onto a 360 canvas to show off one of the expeditions that helped gather artifacts for the Museum of Natural History. @AMNH @ClassTechTips

8/26 Most secondary teachers want mobile phone ban in school. This was a survey of 1,000 teachers in Ireland. What would the poll reveal in your school? @carlobrien @IrishTimes @C_Hendrick

8/25 Google tracking is even creepier than you thought, study finds. Maybe Google’s motto all this time should have been “Don’t be creepy” instead of not being evil. @aemeek @nypost

8/23 The Top Five Twitter Tools for Entrepreneurs – This is aimed at business, but it applies to schools as well. @kimgarst @imobsession

8/21 You Are a Mobile Worker and You Must Be Prepared. Many of your students will become mobile workers. Will they be ready? @moretime4u2 @carthagebuckley

8/20 Top 27 Social Media Content Ideas – If you and your kids are wondering what kind of content to post, check this out. @kimgarst @imobsession

8/19 Five Tips for Incorporating Video into Your Social Media Strategy – With people watching more video than ever online, it makes sense for brands (Schools) to consider how they too can incorporate video. @DhariLo @socialmedia2day

8/19 The Power of Mobility in Education – Mobile access has become part of our everyday lives. Educators or not, ‘knowledge economy’ has changed radically over the last 10 years. @mrkempnz @PaulEnderle

8/16 How to Use and Customize iPhone Accessibility Settings – The iPhone comes equipped with a powerhouse of accessibility features that make it possible to customize the way you interact with your phone. @lifewire @iplante @marrathon

8/14 How to Schedule Tweets to Maximize Reach and Engagement – Tweeting at the right times can help you reach and engage more followers. @alfred_lua @buffer @imobsession

8/12 Twitter Hacks: 21 Tricks and Features You Probably Didn’t Know About – Some were news to me. @hootsuite @ckjnewberry @melanieawelsh

8/10 Eight Must Have High School Apps and Tools – How many are being used at your high school? @Lynch39083 @techedvocate

8/9 Apple Watch saves man from hole in his heart. I got mine when my cardiologist suggested a heart monitor. I haven’t worn a watch for decades but I love it. @MikeWehner @BGR @JVJGame @nypost

8/7 The 5 Types of Blog Posts that Need to Be Part of Your Content. This is aimed at business but applies to teachers and students as well. @ThriveThemes @imobsession

8/5 Case Study: Using a Class Blog in the High School English Classroom – Exposing their work to the world just might cause students to do better work. @kathleen_morris @EdTechNerd

8/3 Eight Tools to Help You Create the Perfect Selfie – The word itself came into existence back in 2002, but has really taken off in the past few years due to the huge popularity of sharing selfie’s on social media. @kimgarst @alvinlindsay21

8/2 France bans smartphones and tablets from schools. This seems shortsighted to me. I think teachers should decide. @PatrickEKnox @TheSun @nypost

8/2 Cellphones in classrooms contribute to failing grades. There are also issues when parents use them while ignoring children. @ABC @GeneCameron9 @leap_principal

7/31 Millennials are using dating apps to find jobs. Going on dates expands your network and your job prospects. @BuchElisabeth @MarketWatch @nypost

7/31 Ten ways for teachers and students to share links in class – In a class with technology, links are like digital currency. @jmattmiller @prtaylorca

7/31 How to Write Better Blog Posts that People Actually Read – This is written for businesses, but it applies to anyone who blogs. @laurayatesUK @dantosz

7/30 What Does It Really Cost to Blog? Anyone who wants to make a few bucks blogging should read this. @tammy1999 @uprun4life

7/29 How-To Strengthen Student Listening Skills with Podcasts – There are a wide range of podcasts to choose from and here we share some favorite kid-friendly podcasts. @classtechtips @SimpleK12

7/28 How to Copyright Your WordPress Website – The good news is you don’t need a lawyer to copyright your WordPress website. With a copyright in place, you’ll be able to protect your content from thieves and get unauthorized usage stopped. @elegantthemes @garybartanus

7/27 Five Ways To Implement Virtual Reality In The Learning Process – Implementing VR within the classroom means implementing unlimited possibilities for the learning process. @MarkFraver @elearnindustry @eLearngraphic

7/25 Ten Apps to Help Students With Science Homework – Have ten students each try one and report back. @Lynch39083 @AdvocateforEd

7/23 Why This Student-Run YouTube Club Is About More Than Making Videos. This looks like a great club to start in your school or class. @stephenoonoo @EdSurge @ImFutureReady

7/22 Facebook Confirms That It Is Working On a New Internet Satellite. In remote corners of the globe, people often connect to the internet instead via massive geostationary satellites. @lmatsakis @wired @nxthompson

7/20 Improve Kids’ Grasp of Grammar with These iPad Apps. From learning about pronouns and punctuation marks to mastering the use of adjectives and superlative forms, these apps offer a wide variety of educational materials in the form of videos, lessons, guides, games, animated stories and many more. @medkh9 @garybartanus @teachermarija

7/18 Ten Tools for Gathering Real-time Feedback From Students – These kind of tools allow shy students to ask questions and share comments. For your more outspoken students who want to comment on everything, a feedback mechanism provides a good outlet for them too. @GoSoapBox @answergarden @plickers @Mentimeter @pe @padlet @goformative @rmbyrne

7/18 Top Ten Tips For Student Blogging – If your students aren’t creating blog posts it’s time that they start. @mrodz308

7/17 How to Use Social Media for Content Creation – There are several ways to speed up your searches if finding content or inspiration for blog posts is part of your job. Here’s how. @Carol_Stephen @DBaker007

7/16 Obama loses millions of followers in Twitter purge. He wasn’t alone. As far as I can tell I didn’t lose any. How about you? @TheAmandaWoods @nypost

7/15 Three Keys to Transform Instruction with Chromebooks – What’s the point of giving every student a laptop if you don’t transform you teaching? @CalvinHennick @EdTech_K12 @Edu_Gig

7/14 The 5 Types of Blog Posts that Need to Be Part of Your Content Marketing Strategy – If you have a blog you need to consider this advice. @ThriveThemes @imobsession

7/13 Four games for vocabulary development – Make sure your kids are enjoying the games before you make them continue playing. @BritishCouncil @BBC @Larryferlazzo @magarmar2

7/11 Toontastic 3D Brand New App for Student Storytelling App. Story telling is a powerful learning tool. Students telling stories has to be a powerful way to learn. @ClassTech_Tips @SimpleK12

7/10 20 great podcasts for educators and how to get them – Podcasts are great to listen too while you are exercising or driving. Time to get started. @jmattmiller @Science4UsSays

7/9 Be More Than a Hashtag. Teachers are pushing back on tweets that try to make them all look bad. @thenerdyteacher

7/8 Your smartphone can watch you if it wants to. Some apps were found to be recording video, images or sound covertly. @SueScheff @MyDigitalSafety

7/7 Seven Apps for Working with Special Needs Students – Employing apps and other digital tools for personalizing your approach is very beneficial. @JRooheart @Getting_Smart

7/5 Is Facebook a publisher? In public it says no, but in court, it says yes. Any students interested in social media and the law will like this. @SamTLevin @Guardian @munkeatlooi @MattNavarra

7/4 Six Questions Every Teacher Needs To Answer In Order To Grow – Social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook, and also blogs and social bookmarking platforms like Pinterest give teachers what-they-want, when-they-want-it access to an incredible diversity of resources. @terryheick @teachthought @garybartanus @kevindeforge

7/3 The Five Most Important Things You Need to Know About Email Marketing – Share this with business teachers and students you know. @Sales_Source @Inc

7/3 Teaching digital citizenship with picture story books – Students need to be aware of the risks and dangers that exist online from an early age. Make sure your school library has them. @misskyritsis @jmattmiller @KRScienceLady @ncarroll24

7/1/2018 Three super-simple steps for curing your email addiction – Even if you don’t think you are addicted, you should consider these actions. @amantha @whimn_au @nypost

6/30 The Big Three Conversion Killers Found on Blogs – Anyone with a blog should read this. @ThriveThemes @imobsession

6/29 Eleven Strategies for Using Social Media Effectively in the Classroom – Since most students use social media, they might find this motivating. @garybartanus @TeacherCast

6/28 Anti-Social Media: How Facebook Disconnects Us and Undermines Democracy – Here is an excellent critique of the social media giant that underlines the threat it poses to us all and suggests how it can be tamed. @sivavaid @CathyNDavidson

6/24 Green Screen Tips from Teachers on Twitter – Here are ten reasons to use green screens. @unameabh @jonathanwylie

6/22 Ten Ways to Enhance Math Lessons with Flipgrid – Math today should involve more reasoning, explaining, and students communicating their understanding of the concepts being learned. @SEANJFAHEY @FlipGrid @MathDenisNJ

6/20 Impactful Professional Learning? Twitter/Twitter Chats! Whenever I am asked the question about the “best” professional learning format, I think for a minute, but then my response is always the same, Twitter. @TeachPLV @Pen63 @BriteEyes49

6/20 How podcasts can improve literacy – Is anyone in your school using them yet? @TheMrGodsey @eschoolnews @iplante

6/19 Nine Ways to Get Every Student Tweeting… Even in Kindergarten! Are you making learning experiences authentic for students? Twitter is a powerful tool for teachers. @ClassTechTips

6/17 How To Create Learning Playlists In A Textbook World. If your kids don’t have a learning playlist it’s time to put one together. @terryheick @teachthought

6/15 Join the Copyblogger Book Club and Dive into a ‘Killer’ Resource for Content Writers. This is good for adult and young bloggers. @soniasimone @Copyblogger @jeffbullas @brianclark

6/14 Being Innovative or Being Perceived as Innovative? – In some school districts, the most innovative part of their organization is their communications department. @gcouros

6/14 21 Awesome Places to Learn Critical Skills That Will Change Your Life. Give this to your students and let them explore. @larrykim @MobileMonkey_ @thestartup_

6/11 The best iOS 12 features that Apple didn’t talk about onstage – Share with iPhone and iPad owners you know. @chriswelch @verge @doriedance @ShakeUpLearning

6/10 Twenty Ways to Save Time With Your Smart Phone – This is aimed at adults, but it should work for students too. @carthagebuckley @moretime4u2

6/9 Seven Best Practices To Rock Your Instagram Stories – Your kids are more likely to be Instagram users than you are so share this with them. @ana_gotter @DhariLo @kalnerwilliams

6/7 Apple CEO Tim Cook says data tracking is totally out of control. Most people are oblivious to the amount of data being tracked. Are you? @stevenmusil @Snowflake_Story @CNET @tim_cook

6/6 Facebook’s Teachable Moment: What Higher Ed Can Do to Improve User Behavior. I changed my privacy settings. Did you? @runforserenity @EdSurge @garybartanus @teachermarija

6/4 Why social media must be taught – As we approach the two-decade mark of the 21st century, aren’t we missing one major element of our modern world? Shouldn’t we be teaching social media literacy by now? @callmemrmorris @jancey5

6/3 Why DIY videos are easier than you think – One of eSchool’s columnists shares how he overcame his fear of making videos. @eschoolnews @Rdene915

6/1 Ten Excellent Websites to Help Students With Their Homework. Have your kids check them out and report to each other. @medkh9 @wsoeldner

5/31 Thirteen Email Rules That Will Save You Time – Email can become a big time waster if you let it. The same is true for people who constantly check social media feeds. @carthagebuckley @moretime4u2

5/30 Start Learning Photography With Your Phone. For anyone that would love to start learning photography but doesn’t have the means to invest in equipment, this is the perfect place to begin. @Armitage2112 @fstoppers @Classcharts @Xristfer

5/29 15 Reasons Why We Should Be Teaching Our Kids To Code – Every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn to code. @TeachersApps @KatieAnn_76

5/28 How To Tell Your School’s Story on Instagram with Spark Post – Spark Post is a K-12 friendly graphic design tool that is perfect for educators with access to a Chromebook, iPad, iPhone, or a laptop. @classtechtips @SparkPost

5/27 Why social media must be taught – Are we missing one major element of our modern world in our school’s curriculum? @callmemrmorris @ntbelcher @Medium

5/26 19 Incredibly Useful Websites You’ll Wish You Knew Earlier – Lifelong learning has incredible benefits. Are you into to it yet? @larrykim @thestartup_

5/25 College Admissions: Showing Your Best Side on Social Media – It’s not just how schools communicate that is changing. School officials are also looking at what applicants’ post. @VOALearnEnglish @SocialAssurity @cre8vcollegprep

5/24 Getting to know Seesaw – If you want to lead students to be creative and show their learning with text, pictures, videos, demonstrations, ‘app-smashing’, etc, you can. @ponderingDan @Seesaw

5/20 Feature: How One School Turned Minecraft into STEAM – In the UK a whole school embraced a Minecraft inspired project called ‘Bridgecraft’. @ukedchat @ICTmagic

5/20 The 28 Best Writing Websites of 2018 – A writer’s toolbox is filled with gadgets and gizmos that help a writer craft a story when he or she cannot do it alone. @Scribendi_Inc @james_minter @RafaelWrites

5/19 Setting Students With ADHD Up for Success – Students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder benefit from these easy-to-implement strategies—and so do their peers. @parrishlearning @edutopia @dalstonEDU @RinellaMTPS

5/18 Facebook wants to teach kids to take a break from Facebook. Make sure your kids check this out. @llebeel

5/17 Students teach parents about social media. This is a great opportunity to improve parent-child relationships. @mrkempnz @iste

5/16 Facebook’s latest update made users even more miserable. Facebook’s attempts to bring “people closer together” is actually completely misfiring and having completely the opposite effect. @Myshkinrogers @TheSun @nypost

5/15 Twenty Ways to Save Time On Your SmartPhone – If used correctly, your smart phone can make you more productive and efficient. @carthagebuckley @moretime4u2

5/14 Venmo is a great tool for cracking relationship mysteries. The peer-to-peer payment app can crack relationship mysteries. @ReporterLeslie @MarketWatch

5/13 Seven Blogging Ideas For When You’re Stuck, Tired And Can’t Write A Thing – Share with young and not so young bloggers you know. @jeffbullas @KeithKeller

5/11 Reasons Why we should start showing Middle Schoolers how to use Social Media – What are you and your school doing? @JCasaTodd @froehlichm @jbretzmann @Rdene915 @JaimeDonally @tishrich @evanabramson @techyturner

5/11 Teaching Binary by Creating Bracelets – Be sure to watch the short [1:33] video. @misskyritsis @codeorg @ShellTerrell

5/11 Twenty Top Virtual Reality Apps That Are Changing Education – Have twenty teachers each try one and report back. @Lynch39083 @AdvocateforEd @TeacherAdvice

5/10 Gmail will soon write your emails for you. Google is adding a text-prediction feature called Smart Compose, which should make writing repetitive emails that much easier. @chrisfmills @bgr

5/9 From Tinder to Bumble, the world of online dating can be confusing. This installment of “Pop Culture Crash Course” teaches us all about dating apps. @nypost

5/9 Four Tips To Design A Mobile Learning Strategy – The Right Way – Here is how to ensure that this incredible medium is utilized to its full potential. @ayesha_commlab @garybartanus @teachermarija

5/8 Facebook’s dating service could be great. If you want to be more hip about what goes on in Facebook land, read this. @karol @nypost

5/7 Five Platforms and Apps That Support Music Education – For music instructors looking to boost motivation and engagement, there are a number of exciting platforms that support music education. Parents can use them too. @ETRoundup @bob_hand567 @soundtrap @SmartMusic @flat_io @Atplaymusic @musiclifeboat

5/6 Ten Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom – How many have you tried? @Lynch39083 @techedvocate

5/5 20 Ways to Save Time With Your Smart Phone – These tips could probably make most of us more productive. @carthagebuckley @moretime4u2

5/4 Instagram adds ‘bully filter’ that blocks troll comments. Most kids use Instagram so make sure they see this. @SeanKeach @TheSun @nypost

5/2 Appy Hour – Have teachers present their favorite apps at faculty meetings. @BethHouf @RACzyz @techamys @chrisp16 @MathDenisNJ @LeeAraoz @itsmeSpiri @tinamonte

5/1/18 Districts Need to Set Up Wi-Fi in Public Housing. Do public housing developments in your district have Wi-Fi yet? It seems like they should. @Lynch39083 @techedvocate

4/29 Quicks ways to improve your digital images using photo editing apps – With a little image editing, an otherwise underwhelming digital photo can be elevated into something truly striking. @filehippo @markITwrite

4/28 When Is It Ok to Get a Phone and Social Media? Students Share Their Tips. I just subscribed to Smart Social on Sticher. @SmartSocialKids

4/28 The Current State of Educational Blogging – This survey offers some interesting data for educators and policymakers. @trilearning @lynnmarentette

4/27 Having “Finsta,” fake social media account, could get students in trouble. Some students were suspended. Share with your kids. @kholmesKSHB @KSNTNews @garybartanus @EricStoller

4/26 Seven Must-Have Apps to Make Students Love Reading – What if you could leverage children’s love of technology to help build a lasting love of reading? @Lynch39083

4/25 Sharing Lessons, Resources & Ideas Through Video – How do share your favorite lesson ideas with colleagues? @ClassTechTips @dkapuler

4/24 Here’s how to use Twitter to dominate the Google search results. Share with business teachers and students you know. @si1very @sengineland @KeithKeller

4/23 How to add a blog or comments box in New #GoogleSites using @Padlet – Padlet is one of the most versatile tools that a teacher can have for their classroom. @JeffBradbury @TeacherCast @garybartanus

4/22 Blogging Resources To Improve Your Blog – Resources are available that you didn’t even know you needed. @candilandblogs @uprun4life

4/21 The Top Ten Ways Blogs and WordPress Are Used in School – Which ones are happening in your school? @kathleen_morris @edublogs @annmic @SimonJustner @JFFiorina

4/20 Facebook explains how it can collect info about you even if you never post on Facebook. Facebook’s product management director just wrote a blog post explaining when Facebook and its partners collect your personal information and when it’s shared. @robotodd @CNBC @nancyrubin

4/19 Social Media and the Student Teacher Relationship – Here are the pros and cons of connecting for student teachers. @Lynch39083 @techedvocate

4/17 Sex traffickers are using social media to target children. Be sure that your kids see this. @yoavgonen @spccohen @FonrougeGab @nypost

4/16 The Edvocate’s List of Twenty Must-Follow Education Twitter Feeds – I follow most of these and they are all good. Any teacher just getting started should start here. @Lynch39083 @techedvocate

4/15 Eleven Clever Ways to Get More Retweets Right Now – Share with business teachers and students you know. @dmboutin @MSocialBusiness @HighInterestGuy

4/14 Why teachers are turning to Twitter – The main idea is that it can make professional development efficient. I agree. @ConversationUS @DavidGeurin @PhysEdApps

4/13 I Downloaded the Information That Facebook Has on Me. Yikes. Anyone on Facebook needs to watch this short [3:30] animation. @bxchen @nytimes

4/11 Tech holds great promise for students with autism – Every school has autistic kids so see that this get in the right hands. @eschoolnews @JuliaOttesen

4/10 Technology: opening new artistic frontiers – Any student with a smartphone and a laptop can be an artisit. Teachers need to leverage this. @Educ_Technology @garybartanus @RugbySchool1567

4/9 There’s now an easy way to log out of every Facebook app. If you or someone you know lives in Facebook, this is a must. @SueScheff @MyDigitalSafety

4/8 How To Use Empatico to Connect Classrooms Across the World – It’s a totally free online tool for teachers designed to facilitate connections between classrooms around the world using live streaming video. @ClassTechTips @EmpaticoOrg @ProfeEdTech

4/7 “Did We Create This Monster?” How Twitter Turned Toxic – The part of Twitter I travel in is anything but toxic. @AustinCarr @harrymccracken @FastCompany @SquawkCNBC

4/5 25+ Useful Mac Keyboard Shortcuts for Social Media Managers – Keyboard shortcuts can make you much more efficient. As you pull down menus, look for them and start using them. @jamesmulvey @hootsuite @LinkedInQueen

4/4 NEW And UPDATED Periodic Table Of iPad Apps For Primary Aged Pupils – Teachers should work together to check them out. @ICTEvangelist @LeeAraoz @BookCreatorApp

4/3 Ditching the Math Textbook – Using music and seeking out math in the real world are two options to pursue when you set aside your textbook. @SNewco @Edutopia @Flocabulary

4/1/18 Using TweetDeck to make the most of Twitter – I use it all the time. It’s a great way to organize your Twitter world. @mrkempnz @edu_match

3/31 Every single teacher on a crowd-funding site just got their wishes fulfilled. Your school should consider giving a try. @ItsAJWillingham @DonorsChoose @CNN @LaneDebra @dintersmith

3/30 China Is Using Facial Recognition Technology to Send Jaywalkers Fines Through Text Messages. This seems a bit creepy to me. @DMOberhaus @motherboard

3/29 Five Learning Tech Trends to Watch in the Next Five Years – Here are trends that professionals say you should consider when mapping out strategies for the next five years. @atd @RickettsKate @flaterik3

3/28 School uses new app that could potentially save lives. Could your school use this? @AnneSparacoWBNG @WBNG12News

3/26 Five Apps for Teacher Communication – Have five teachers each try one and report back. @Lynch39083 @techedvocate

3/25 Twitter violates human rights by failing to protect women. Almost one in four women said they faced online abuse or harassment at least once and more than half of their attackers were strangers. @JessRapana @nypost

3/24 The Elements Of A Digital Classroom – How does this compare to classrooms you know? @terryheick @TeachThought @DrTinaNixon @BookCreatorApp

3/23 Deleting Facebook is the messiest breakup ever. It seems that dumping the app can be a very emotional decision. @LaurenSteussy @nypost

3/22 How To Change Your Facebook Settings To Opt Out of Platform API Sharing – You shouldn’t have to do this, but you should consider it. @jenuhhveev @eff @LeonieGSmith @gcluley

3/21 Dadline: Parents, don’t overuse your high-tech surveillance tools. Are you needlessly evasdropping on your kids? @roanoketimes @s_bearden @douglevin

3/20 Photography: the New Basic – There are cameras everywhere! Or phone cameras. Should this have an influence on schools and school programs?

3/19 Twenty Math Apps for Students of All Ages – Teachers can make learning math more interactive and more fun with these apps. @Lynch39083 @AdvocateforEd @DrKatrinaKeene

3/18 Fourteen Ways to Get Backlinks Without Begging – This is good advice if your are trying to drive traffic to your site. @Kissmetrics @RimboltBlack @shane_barker

3/17 Seven Characteristics Of Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology – How many do your teachers have? @mamawolfeto2 @TeachThought

3/16 Your Smart Home Is Spying on You. Here’s How to Spy Back. This short video is very interesting. @suryamattu @YasminNouh @philshapiro

3/15 Student Goes After Politicians on Facebook. High school student’s honest post on trip to Oklahoma Capitol goes viral. @kfor @CacheHigh @ChristyBranham1

3/14 Students Email Their Parents About Missing Work. I sure that there are lots of good ways to use student email. At least they get experience writing. @Catlin_Tucker @alicekeeler

3/10 5G Cell Service Is Coming. Who Decides Where It Goes? This is something all my readers should be aware of. @ATHolmes @nytimes @dsocia @NextCentCit

3/9 Extending Classroom Management Online – Here are nine suggestions to help you provide online learners with class norms and expectations and a sense of community. @tweenteacher @edutopia

3/8 The Era of Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram Might Be Over. Here’s What Needs to Replace Them. Consumers are crying out for a new medium to connect. Here’s what that means for brands. @sylvainlabs @Inc @jboitnott

3/7 Recommended Services for Classroom Blogging Today – This is from a teacher who started blogging 12 years ago. @rmbyrne @edublogs @Blogger

3/6 Five Ways Educators Can Help Families Make Better Use of Tech Outside the Classroom – Parents see educators as their partner in identifying educational digital media. Yet only one out of ten recommend digital media to their students for educational purposes. @m_s_hyman @EdSUrge @DrKatrinaKeene @DrDuly

3/6 Four Ways Facebook Groups Can Transform Your Teaching – Facebook groups are a great way to connect with educators who are passionate about a topic you love or want to learn more about. @ClassTechTips

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3/5 Why We Should Encourage YouTube Aspirations – If you work with children in upper primary or secondary, it is likely that some of your students dream of being YouTubers. @AhillAdam @JCasaTodd @JCasaTodd @Zoella @YouTube

3/4 How the internet of things helps farmers – As experts talk about agriculture entering a digital revolution, IoT could also have a huge impact on the industry. @DravenBlake @SachinLulla

3/3 Ways to Get Every Student Tweeting… Even in Kindergarten. Are you making learning experiences authentic for students? Twitter is a powerful tool for teachers. @ClassTechTips

3/2 Five Ways Educators Can Help Families Make Better Use of Tech Outside the Classroom – This article addresses the ‘device gap’ between poor and rich kids. @EdSurge @Rdene915

3/1 Seven Questions to Ask (and Answer) Before Building a Social Media Strategy – Share with business students and teachers you know. @DhariLo @socialmedia2day

2/28 Social Media Fact Sheet – Explore the patterns and trends shaping the social media landscape over the past decade. @pewinternet @SujataBhatt

2/26 What is the Internet of Everything (IoE)? Can you and your kids answer this question? @IoTCtrl @RimboltBlack

2/25 13 Qualities You Really Need In A Twitter Chat – Twitter chats can be a great source of professional development if done right. @Jeff_Zoul @bobby__dodd @EducationDive

2/24 Seven days of Twitter chats – If you haven’t participated you should give it a try. I find it very informative and a good way to contribute. This is a great resource. @eSN_Laura @eschoolnews

2/22 AntiChat App: What Parents Need to Know – Anonymous apps like the AntiChat app can be very dangerous for students to use because they encourage users to chat with strangers. @JoshOchs @SmartSocialKids

2/22 How Complaining Rewires Your Brain for Negativity – Complaining is tempting because it feels good, but like many other things that are enjoyable — such as smoking or eating a pound of bacon for breakfast — complaining isn’t good for you. @talentsmarteq @Medium @LearningKate @gcouros

2/20 Mother saves her baby’s life by Googling her symptoms. A mom saved her baby’s life by noticing her bruises were signs of blood cancer — after she read about a teenager who died from the disease and Googled the symptoms. @HenryClareSWNS @SWNS @nypost

2/19 A Mother’s View on Cell Phones in the Classroom – There are many ways cell phones can actually help children learn. @Lynch39083 @techedvocate

2/18 Eight Great Educational Podcasts for Kids – As we seek to enhance instruction with technology, one tool we might not think of is podcasts. These can be used in flipped classrooms or blended learning models. @cultofpedagogy @ReadingCindy

2/16 Three Ways to Implement Blended Learning In The Classroom – How much blended learning is happening in your school? @Rdene915 @Getting_Smart @MarkFraver @jwriter

2/15 Finding Influencers on Twitter – Share with business teachers and students you know. @granvilleDSC @DataScienceCtrl @DravenBlake

2/14 A Tech Tool Designed For Collaboration Online And Offline – Advocates for technology are quick to point out that implementation matters, and getting the most out of technology that allows students to create, collaborate and connect across space and time will require fundamental shifts in teaching. @Kschwart @MindShiftKQED @thinkm2

2/11 Twitter’s turnaround takes hold as advertisers spend more, driving up Q4 revenue. This is good news for educators as Twitter is a great teaching and professional development tool. @ChantalTode @mobilemktrdaily @KeithKeller @MarketingDive

2/10 37 of the Best Apps for Kids in 4th Grade – Turn your class loose to test them on the weekend. @Lynch39083 @JamesRoy @Edu_Gig

2/9 Ten Blog Post Ideas for Your School Blog – If you don’t know what to write about, here are some ideas. @rmbyrne

2/8 25 Pedagogy Ideas that Teachers found on Twitter – A survey asked teachers to tell us about resources that they found on Twitter which they then implemented in the classroom. Here are 25 of the most commonly shared ideas. @ukedchat @CrownHousePub @ukedchat

2/7 Ten New Truths Great Leaders Know That Most People Don’t – The social piece is way bigger than it use to be. @LollyDaskal @Inc

2/4 25 Teaching Tools For The Digital Classroom – Have 25 teachers each try one and report back. @TeachThought @trilearning @rothp

2/3 Five Tips for Teachers in a New 1-to-1 Initiative – Start by taking on adult paradigm paralysis syndrome (APPS). @jmao121 @THE_Journal @Gaggle_K12

2/2 Mobile Devices for Schools Generating Huge Momentum. By the next academic year, mobile devices will be available for 1-to-1 computing for half of the U.S. K-12 student and teacher population. @BenjaminBHerold @EducationWeek @AnthonyStogni @EWmdavis

2/1 50 blog post ideas for educators – If you are blogging and stuck for ideas, try some of these. @Jennifer_Hogan @KimGriesbach

2/1 25 Insanely Useful Email Outreach Tips from Marketing Influencers – Share with business teachers and students you know. @OutreachPlusApp @RimboltBlack @shane_barker

1/31 It’s Time to Redesign Your Social Media Presence for 2018. Share with business teachers and students you know. @WillcottJulie @EdSurge @zSpace @DrKatrinaKeene @aiaddysonzhang

1/30 Parents value engagement, but say schools fall short. Is it time to poll parents at your school? @AlisonDeNisco @DA_magazine @Zalaznick @FredEnde

1/29 Seven Tips for Managing the Internet in Your Classroom – Having access to the Internet is a must for teachers preparing students to navigate the world outside of their classroom. @ClassTechTips @NetReferee

1/28 People Are Using AI to Create Fake Porn of Their Friends and Classmates. I guess you don’t even have to send naked pictures of your self to your boyfriend anymore to suffer from revenge porn. @samleecole @motherboard

1/28 Teach Students To Use Social Media the Right Way and the Possibilities Are Endless. Teachers use Twitter accounts for their classrooms, which they use to post assignments and as a forum for students to tweet questions or thoughts. @npr_ed @dougpete @flipboard

1/28 Five Ways Teachers Can Use—and Create—Augmented Reality Experiences. These tools offer creative options for students and teachers. @crewsertech @EdSurge @BartVerswijvel @meesterkurt

1/27 Laptops And Phones In The Classroom: Yea, Nay Or A Third Way? What’s happening in your school? @anya1anya @MindShiftKQED @Rdene915

1/25 Two middle schoolers charged with cyberstalking in girl’s suicide. Let your kids know that trashing someone online can result in their arrest. @jackiesalo @nypost

1/24 Hawaii governor couldn’t warn public of missile ‘crisis’ because he forgot password. What’s your plan for having all of your passwords handy? Share with students. @JoeTacopino @nypost

1/23 Kaizena – Streamlined Voice Commenting in Google Docs – This could allow teachers to give more feedback in less time. Just don’t give grades at the same time. @KaizenaHQ @rmbyrne

1/22 Five Tech Tools Every Professor Should Use Now – Secondary teachers should check them out too. @EngNorman @jamessturtevant

1/22 The Best Drone Ratings of 2018 – Get one for your kids and see what she or he learns. @Best_Biz_Ads @biz_tips

1/21 25 Amazing Stats on Instagram Worth Looking At – Parents and educators should be hip to this. @larrykim @WordStream @Medium

1/21 Why children should be taught to build a positive online presenc – Rather than just teaching children about internet safety and reducing their digital footprint, we should also encourage them to curate a positive digital footprint. @ConversationUS @elemenous @keithkrueger @wef

1/20 Safer Internet Day 2018 – Safer Internet Day 2018 will be celebrated globally on Tuesday 6th February 2018 with the slogan “Create, Connect and Share Respect: A better internet starts with you and your kids”. @UK_SIC @ThunderclapIt @tucksoon

1/19 10 Tips for Creating Engaging Social Media Videos – These are good tips for many any kind of video. @bscottsims @Buzzlogix

1/18 TED Talks Every Social Media Marketer Needs to Watch – Consider have kids in your class each watch one and report back. This is great for business students in high school and college. @bscottsims @Buzzlogix @ValuedMerchants

1/17 Alexa will one day be able to tell you what it thinks about movies and beer. One in six households now has one of these gizmos. @ThuyOng @Verge @nick_chater

1/16 Pornographic adverts found ‘hiding’ in children’s smartphone games on Google Play. Be sure to read the “how to protect yourself from hackers” box. @telegraphtech @Telegraph @CheckPointSW

1/13 New Ways to Gain Social Media Reach, Interactions and Followers in 2018 – Share with business students and teachers you know. @DhariLo @socialmedia2day

1/12 How Online Communities Lower Social Barriers for Kids Across the Spectrum – Online communities let geographically separated kids connect around shared interests. @PaulDarvasi @ConnectedCamps @ShellTerrell

1/11 Ten Ways to Use Skype in the Classroom – Are any teachers in your school Skyping yet? @Lynch39083 @techedvocate

1/10 Should Your Class Or Student Blogs Be Public Or Private? There are pros and cons to both sides here. What does your school do? @kathleen_morris @edublogs @wfryer

1/9 Perv busted for swapping sexting with 8-year-old girl. The girls parents also should consider how much freedom the girl has on social media. @sara_dorn @nypost

1/7 Four Ways Students Can Use Social Media as a Classroom Research Tool – @leecrockett @glodigcit @MoreArtsPlease

1/6 A List of Ten Social Media Skills for Every Modern Teacher [Infographic] – How many do your teachers have? @glodigcit @SolutionTree @leecrockett

1/5 Eight Apps to Promote Growth Mindset in Learning – See my cummary of Carol Dweck’s book Mindset: The New Psychology of Success – How We Can Learn to Fulfill Our Potential. @WhooosReading @CarollDweck

1/4 YouTube Has A Massive Child Exploitation Problem. How Humans Train Its Search AI Is Partly Why. WARNING: The video near the bottom looks like a kid’s video but features lots of bad language. @daveyalba @BuzzFeedNews

1/3/2018 Iran Moves to Block Social Media Apps, Mobile Networks as Protests Spread. Iranian censors are trying to suppress knowledge of the size of the protests. They also want to disrupt the protesters’ ability to organize. @thetomzone @gizmodo

1/3/2018This 11-year-old got wrongly caught up in Pervnado. This is an example of very bad school leadership. @SusanBEdelman @nypost

12/31 Our top 10 Secret Teacher blogs of 2017 – These blogs uncover some of the reality of school life, and stimulating some lively debate. @GuardianTeach @dougpete

12/30 Ten Favorite Educational YouTube Channels – You just might find something interesting to explore further here. @classtechtips @SimpleK12

12/29 Your video game-addicted kid could have a serious health problem. International health officials are set to classify excessive video game playing as a mental health disorder. @jepassy @MarketWatch @nypost

12/29 Six underground apps students hide from schools – Educators and parents should keep these apps, which aren’t always used for the best intentions, on their radar. eSN_Laura @eschoolnews

12/29 Teachers Who Blog: The 20 Best of 2017 – In alphabetical order are 20 teacher-bloggers who have had a big impact in 2017. @PeterPaccone @KQEDedspace @MatthewFarber

12/28 Five technologies to avoid in the classroom-and what to use instead – Be sure to watch the short video clip [1:06] from The Duff movie coming February 20, 2018. @eSN_Meris @eschoolnews

12/27 Eight digital skills we must teach our children – Can you guess what they are? @YuhyunPark_ @WEF @LeeAraoz @BookCreatorApp

12/26 Digital Tools and Distraction in School – We should be deliberately teaching middle and high school students how to manage their devices. @mbteach @edutopia @Rdene915

12/24 30 Websites That Will Make You Unbelievably Smarter – When you can’t think of somewhere else to go, try these sites. @LollyDaskal @Inc

12/23 The Best Classroom Q&A Posts in 2017 – These are top Tweeter Larry Ferlazzo’s personal picks. @Larryferlazzo @educationweek

12/22 Five Ways To Motivate Different Kinds Of Students With Digital Learning Tools – If there is something more important than motivation I don’t know what it is. @eLearngraphic @elearningtags

12/21 Teacher allegedly sent nudes to teen she met through Xbox. Let’s hope that some students and other teachers can learn from this screwup. @FoxNews @nypost

12/20 If you want to stay single, keep on texting. Any attempt to conduct serious conversations via text quickly leads to lower relationship quality. @karol @nypost

12/18 Three Free iPad Apps for Creating Talking Animations See what your kids can do with these apps. @rmbyrne @trilearning

12/17 Creep convicted of luring teen to US for sex on Snapchat. Make sure your kids know that strangers the meet via social media can be real creeps. @davidkli @nypost

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12/17 Seven Creative Social Media Strategies To Really Get You Noticed – Students who are social media savvy are in demand. @CharlesCrawford @socialmediaweek @iamDrWill

12/16 Why Moble Technology Enhances Instruction
Educator enjoyment of the technology is a contributing factor to its snowballing implementation. @Lynch39083 @techedvocate

12/14 Classroom tech keeps parents connected to young students. One of the greatest benefits of technology in early-childhood education is its ability to keep working parents connected to their children — and their children’s teachers — during the day. @lrj417 @EducationDive @ensembleVideo

12/13 Connect Your Classroom Globally With Empatico. There is a lot of talk about global connection, but it isn’t easy to do without products like this. @ClassTechTips @EmpaticoOrg

12/11 Tools Harvard Computer Science Students Use to Collaborate and Stay Organized – Professor David Malan has been experimenting with different ways to make his introductory computer science class (CS50) the type of place where students from many different backgrounds can thrive. @davidjmalan @MindShiftKQED @cs50

12/10 What is a Personalized Learning Network? If you don’t have one it’s time to start. @Lynch39083 @MarkFraver

12/8 Promoting School Events Through Social Media – If your school isn’t doing this it’s time to start. @PegFitzpatrick @rmbyrne

12/7 Three Ideas To Help You Blog – Here are a few things that top blogger George Couros does to keep inspiration and idea levels from shifting to “empty.” @gcouros

12/7 How Reuters’s Revolutionary AI System Gathers Global News. Reuters is scooping its rivals using intelligent machines that mine Twitter for news stories. @arxivblog @techreview @jpgreenwood @freakonometrics

12/6 Four Apps to Foster Parent-Teacher Communication – Smartphones can help deepen and extend relationships beyond the scheduled parent-teacher conferences. @megbcortez @EdTech_K12 @ensembleVideo

12/5 Jellies makes YouTube safe for kids, allows parents to curate content. Parents might want to check this out. @BStoly @DigitalTrends @millermarinellc

12/4 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 @daveandcori

12/3 Google Translate’s algorithm has a gender bias. The algorithm used in Google Translate reveals a gender bias when translating genderless pronouns. @l_tousignant @nypost

12/2 Connect Your Classroom Globally With Empatico. How many classrooms in your school are globally connected? @classtechtips @SimpleK12

12/1 Robot helps boy with rare disease connect with classmates. Does your school district have this technology yet? @ChloeV_WBNG @WBNG12News

11/30 Five Killer Social Media Management Tools You Need To Use Right Now – Share with business students and teachers you know. @McgrathStevan @Medium @fmourelle

11/29 Seven Ways to Increase Brand Awareness Using Social Media – Share with business teachers and students you know. @alvinlindsay21 @AceConcierge

11/28 Making Learning Visible: Doodling Helps Memories Stick. Like your smart phone, you can also take a doodle pad wherever you go. @Kschwart @MindShiftKQED @VipulaSharma1

11/27 20 Must-Follow Teacher Twitter Feeds – I follow most of them and they are all good. @Lynch39083 @techedvocate

11/26 What Happens in an Internet Minute in 2017? This cool infographic tries to put this in perspective. @nlakusta @ShellTerrell

11/25 Ten Social Media Trends That Will Shape 2018 – The Experts’ Voice – It’s now the fourth year that we’ve asked experts from around the world to share their social media predictions for next year. @richyjin @Talkwalker @AdeldMeyer @NealSchaffer @ginidietrich

11/24 Tech, Digital Citizenship Support Social and Emotional Learning for K-12 Students. Certain education technologies can facilitate lessons on empathy and compassion. @megbcortez @EdTech_K12 @martinjonesaz

11/22 Teachers and Social Media – Five Tips That Might Save Your Job – Educators, more than anyone else, have to stop and THINK. @hpitler @edcircuit @s_bearden @MattHarrisEdD

11/21 50 people and hashtags you MUST check out on Twitter – This is a pretty good list. @jmattmiller @WickedEdTech

11/19 Five Smart Online Parent-Teacher Communication Tools for Keeping Connected – How connected are your parents and teachers? @leecrockett @glodigcit

11/18 Three Ways To Reduce Teacher Workload Using Technology – When I was teaching technology made me much more efficient. @elearnindustry @elearningtags

11/17 Five Ways Online Learning Can Open Doors For All Students – I would add that they can allow high school students to take courses their school doesn’t offer. @RobynDShulman @ReimagineHEdu

11/15 How to Grow Your Twitter Following – Be sure to share with business students and teachers you know. @smexaminer @zaibatsu

11/14 More time on social media is not linked to poor mental health. How people use social media is more important than the time they spend doing so. @SpringerNature @DMLResearchHub @pammoran

11/13 The Single Greatest Productivity App in the World – Planning out your week every Sunday night is antiquated thinking. @rory_vaden @jbrettjacobsen

11/12 The Online Teacher’s Guide to Difficult Students – They may not distrupt the class, but their emails can be upsetting. @SimpliTeach

11/11 Three Ways Assistive Technology Supports Students with Disabilities – Thanks to tools from tech giants such as Microsoft, students with disabilities are flourishing. @megbcortez @EdTech_K12 @MissGEnrique @mtholfsen

11/9 Twitter rolled out a 280 character limit on 11/7/2017 for most of its users. My advice is to try to continue to keep it short. @samuelcnn @questCNN

11/8 It’s not a real vacation unless you unplug. When I was working the vacation started each day when I left the office. @SaraClemence @nypost

11/7 Top 10 Reasons Every School Should Go Google – What is your school doing? @ShakeUpLearning @DCraig42

11/6 ‘It makes me feel angry’: Kids speak out about their parents’ phone use. Are you ignoring your kids while paying attention to your phone? @fi_pep @Info_Aus @AJCampbell73 @Cyberpsych_Syd @USydFHS

11/6 60 Countries’ Digital Competitiveness, Indexed – Consider the five most salient features of today’s digital landscape. @bhaschak @DrEscotet @wef @IBGC_Fletcher

11/5 Teen charged for sharing nudes of girl who ‘exposed’ him. Make sure young men you know see this. @jackiesalo @nypost

11/5 The Orange Street News – This is a blog done by a 10-year-old reporter. This is an example of what you can do if you are homeschooled. Consider subscribing. @orangestreetnew @First_News

11/3 This Twitter tool tells you if you’re arguing with a propaganda bot. Twitter is now a weapon of war, used to spread misinformation and propaganda. @matthewhughes @TheNextWeb @tmilse

11/2 Five essentials for savvy school leaders – Innovate My School specialises in supplying school leaders and teachers with the latest and greatest in education. @InnovateMySchl

11/1 Class Twitter Account: How Your Students Can Tweet – This is worth a try. @alicekeeler @burgessdave @JayBilly2

10/31 What do you Want to Know about Blogging? How do you introduce blogging to your students so that their voices extend to a broad audience? @amplifiedu @pammoran @NLearning

10/30 Twitter Can Improve Text-Based Class Discussion. Class discussion can be challenging when you have a large class and only a few students who seem prepared to speak. @mssackstein @educationweek

10/28 How to Use Technology to Prevent School Bullying – Also see my comment about how bullying is bad for the bully too. @lynch39083 @educationweek

10/27 EyeQue Insight Can Test Your Eyes With Your Smartphone. Know if you’re seeing 20/20 or less in minutes and track changes over time. Great for kids with developing eyes. @EyeQueCorp

10/26 How teachers can use Twitter in education? You can be quite surprised after coming to know that Twitter has marvelous opportunities to co-function with teachers. @TouchApp_uk @JamesRoy @Biocourseware

10/24 Three ways to instil a greater sense of global digital citizenship in your students – Where is this topic in your school’s curriculum? It probably should be in lots of places. @mrkempnz @pmacoun

10/23 Ten Classroom Blogging Ideas to Boost Engagement – This author has been blogging for ten years. @garybartanus @ChallengeLearn @WhooosReading

10/22 Five Tips to Help Students Become Good Digital Communicators – Knowing how to communicate respectfully and appropriately in online spaces is a key component of Digital Citizenship. @s_bearden @edmodo @thinkm2

10/21 Five Aupmented Reality Apps That Teachers Can Use Today – Time to give AR a try in your class. @SavoieBrendaJ @elemenous @EUErasmusPlus

10/20 Cartoons on Addiction to Technology – How addicted are you and your kids? @LarryCuban

10/19 Facebook accused of outing porn stars and sex workers. People who are paid to have sex have claimed that the social network’s “People You May Know” function has accidentally exposed their name or other private details. @jasperhamill @nypost

10/16 New York Times reporters get new Twitter rules. What Twitter rules would your students come up with. @Italiano_Laura @nytimes

10/15 How Listening to Podcasts Helps Students Read and Learn – The trick is to get podcasts with gripping stories. @callmeKi @TheMrGodsey @MindShiftKQED @LeeAraoz @lhighfill

10/14 To Teach Digital Citizenship Effectively, Educators Say It’s Time to Unblock Social Media. What are they blocking at your school? @JennyAbamu @EdSurge @JaneBozarth

10/13 What’s Inside All the iPhones – Just click on a phones to see all of the components. @chafkin @IanKingSky @business

10/11 Social Media And The Romans – It seems that you don’t need high tech to engage in social media. History teacher might like this. @DrugFAM @GoogleExpertUK

10/10 Zuckerberg taps VR to detail relief efforts in Puerto Rico. Facebook is using artificial intelligence and satellite imagery to identify areas of need on the island. @stevenmusil @CNET

10/9 Facebook taps Wikipedia to fix its fake news problem for them. Now, when Facebook users see articles on News Feed, they can click on a little “i” button and see the Wikipedia description of the publisher. @kerrymflynn @mashable

10/8 How to Teach the Language of 3D Modeling and Design – By introducing 3D design to your students, you are not only teaching them a highly in-demand skill, but also a whole new professional language. @instructables @tinkercad @elissamalespina

10/7 Google Earth comes to the classroom with new educational tours and lesson plans – How many teachers in your school are using Google Earth? @sarahintampa @TechCrunch @NoApp4Pedagogy @micahshippee

10/6 Your smartphone is upsetting you – British scientists found that nearly a third of notifications from your smartphone trigger negative emotions. @EimanKanjo @TrentUni @nypost

10/4 New app is designed to detect pancreatic cancer before it’s deadly. The app uses selfies as a way to provide early warnings. @UW @nypost

10/3 Minecraft players on the autism spectrum find a safe space on the Autcraft server. One dad wanted to give people on the autism spectrum a safe space to play Minecraft, so he made a troll-free server called Autcraft that has ballooned in popularity. This might also work for the nonautistic. @Kellenbeck @mr_isaacs @autismfather @Autcraft @pcgamer @GMA

10/2 Smart Review Coding in a Snap – CodeSnaps consists of coding blocks printed out on cardstock paper and “snapped” together to form a program. @seanrussell311 @Getting_Smart @SASeducator @MECME_School

10/1 How to Teach Internet Safety to Younger Elementary Students – Here is a lesson plan for helping students as young as kindergarten begin to understand how to be safe online. @mbteach @edutopia

9/30 The 2017 Honor Roll: EdTech’s Must-Read K–12 IT Blogs – This is a pretty good list even though I’m not on it. @megbcortez @EdTech_K12

9/29 VR technology allows women to try on boob jobs in 3D. A handful of clinics in the UK are using “boob goggles,” or 3D plastic surgery simulators, to allow women to try before they buy. Also, see This app claims it can correctly guess your bra size by a photo. @journoandrea @EmmaGritt @TheSun @nypost

9/28 Ten Ways Video Chat Enhances The Online Learning Experience – Video chat is an excellent and perhaps underutilized learning tool. @elearnindustry @OEBconference

9/27 This Is How Many Books You Could Read in a Single Year If You Stayed Off Social Media. Have you and your kids got social media time under control? @SLeasca @jesslahey @goodreads

9/26 Why Twitter Matters in Education – Share this with teachers who are and are not using Twitter. @BSztabnik @TalksWTeachers @mathteachmiltha

9/26 8 digital skills we must teach our children – How many are your school addressing? @YuhyunPark_ @WEF @Ashoka @peergrade @tedfujimoto

9/25 Language learning app< Question It/a> – Question It is designed to help children learn what type of word answers can be given to different questions. @ClassTechTips

9/24 Hurricane-Ravaged Schools Turn to Tech to Keep Students on Track. This is one more reason why schools should adopt 1:1 programs. @s_e_schwartz @abc4success @garybartanus @educationweek

9/23 What Happens When You Put Wi-Fi On the School Bus? All districts should be doing this. @Lynch39083 @AdvocateforEd

9/22 10 Ways to Use Twitter for Fun Assignments, Projects, Class Work – Twitter can Bring a Contemporary, Fun Social Element to Topic Exploration, Research, Projects, and Other Classroom Activities. @EmergingEdTech @Emerging @garybartanus

9/21 How to Update Your iPhone to iOS 11 – I always update, but I wait a few weeks so some early bugs can get sorted out. @TypingPixels @WIRED

9/20 How To Make Your Brain More Productive – Headspace is Sheyrl Sandber’s favorite app after Facebook. What’s yours? @richardpierson @sherylsandberg @Medium

9/19 Eight digital life skills all children need – and a plan for teaching them – What does your school have? @YuhyunPark_ @wef @BigDataLoop @cloudpreacher

9/18 How To Find Out Which Apps Will No Longer Work In IOS 11 – @markc_anderson @clcsimon @ICTEvangelist

9/17 Teaching the Art of Listening: How to Use Podcasts in the Classroom – Is anyone in your school doing this? @educationweek @EdWeekTeacher

9/16 How Virtual Reality Is Helping Train New Teachers – Are people in your school experimenting with VR? @LianaLoewus @EducationWeek @HistoryViewVR @ThinkTankThuto

9/15 Virtual Reality in the Classroom: Ripping Learning off the Page. Time to bring it into your classroom? @ClassTechTips

9/15 Seven smart ways to use technology in classrooms – Do your students tweet, post on Instagram and watch YouTube in class. Should they? @HaileyRsm @TopDogTeaching @TEDxFargo

9/14 Want to Make Your Videos Viral? Check out this New Research. This Research Will Make You Rethink How You Create Viral Facebook Videos. @larrykim @Medium

9/13 Eight Free Classroom Apps to Try This Fall – These are apps that might be somewhat lesser known, but still offer lots of classroom potential. @ETRoundup @CommonLit

9/12 25 Teacher Facebook Pages You Should Follow Today – If your are a teacher and spend a lot of time in Facebook land, this is for you. @WeAreTeachers

9/11 The Faster Your Brain Moves The More Time Off You Need. @johnrampton @mssackstein @Inc

9/9 Revenge-porn creeps to have contact info shared with victim. The Internet users who shared a suspected “revenge porn’’ video of a 17-year-old Bronx girl are about to get what they deserve. Is this a lesson for your kids? @juliakmarsh @nypost

9/8 From Rescues to Relief, Principals’ Response to Harvey Aided By Ed Tech. Would principals you know do this? Could your school use social media like this in an emergency? @BenjaminBHerold @e

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