Thank you to the 300+ folks from around the world who joined me for the Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship webinar on EdWeb. In case you missed it, the webinar was called “Social Media: An Essential Tool for Today’s Classroom.” You can view the webinar here http://www.instantpresenter.com/edwebnet/EA59D688824C.
In the webinar, I shared case studies of amazing students, parents, and teachers. Below are the people behind the stories I mentioned, how to learn more and a way to reach each of them via social media.
Courtney Woods – 2nd grade teacher who connected her students to the world with Twitter
Learn more: http://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com/2012/12/why-on-earth-would-2nd-graders-use.html
Zak Malamed – Founder of Student Voice: Using social media to give students a voice
Learn more: http://stuvoice.org/
Sara Cottone – Strengthening the home-school connection with social media
Learn more: https://www.facebook.com/pages/PS-46-Parent-Coordinator/100570000004967
Chris Casal – Celebrating school success with social media
Learn more: http://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com/2010/07/8-real-ways-facebook-enriched-ms.html#uds-search-results
Armond McFadden – Student with a powerful learning network
Learn more: http://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com/2010/11/differentiating-instruction-is-not-hard.html
Matt Brown – Principal who uses social media to catch teachers & students being awesome
Learn more: http://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com/2010/11/six-ideas-for-administrators-who-want.html
Erin Shoening – Uses Facebook with first graders
Learn more: http://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com/2010/07/8-real-ways-facebook-enriched-ms.html
Twitter Fast Follow: http://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com/2013/05/3-ways-to-use-twitter-fast-follow-to.html
NYC social media guidelines and AUSP from the NYC DOE: http://schools.nyc.gov/RulesPolicies/SocialMedia/default.htm
Using Twitter for teaching and learning : http://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com/search/label/Twitter%20in%20Education
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Lisa Nielsen writes for and speaks to audiences across the globe about learning innovatively and is frequently covered by local and national media for her views on “Passion (not data) Driven Learning,” "Thinking Outside the Ban" to harness the power of technology for learning, and using the power of social media to provide a voice to educators and students. Ms. Nielsen has worked for more than a decade in various capacities to support learning in real and innovative ways that will prepare students for success. In addition to her award-winning blog, The Innovative Educator, Ms. Nielsen’s writing is featured in places such as Huffington Post, Tech & Learning, ISTE Connects, ASCD Wholechild, MindShift, Leading & Learning, The Unplugged Mom, and is the author the book Teaching Generation Text.
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