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Resources, stories, and connections with those who use social media in today’s k-12 classrooms

In case you missed it, the webinar was called “Social Media: An Essential Tool for Today’s Classroom.”
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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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/CourtneyM_Woods

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/zakmal

Learn more: http://stuvoice.org/

Sara Cottone – Strengthening the home-school connection with social media

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sara.c.cottone

Learn more: https://www.facebook.com/pages/PS-46-Parent-Coordinator/100570000004967

Chris Casal – Celebrating school success with social media

Twitter: https://twitter.com/mr_casal

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

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/armond.mcfadden

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/PrincipalBrown

Learn more: http://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com/2010/11/six-ideas-for-administrators-who-want.html

Erin Shoening – Uses Facebook with first graders

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/erin.smithschoening

Learn more: http://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com/2010/07/8-real-ways-facebook-enriched-ms.html


Resources Mentioned

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

Using Twitter and Google Docs:

http://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com/2010/10/pln-powers-activate-tech-teacher-taps.html

Posts on assistive technology / special needs:

http://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com/2011/07/free-assistive-technology-tools-to-make.html

http://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com/2013/08/fab-five-for-educators-of-visually.html

http://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com/2012/01/3-ways-to-use-cell-phones-with-special.html


Stay connected with me:

My books: http://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com/p/my-book.html

My blog: InnovativeEducator.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/InnovativeEdu

My Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheInnovativeEducator

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.

Disclaimer: The information shared here is strictly that of the author and does not reflect the opinions or endorsement of her employer.

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