Rocking their Socs off: Socrative as Assessment

Rocking their Socs off: Socrative as Assessment
by Nikki Morrell ·

Amid the seeming chaos of the new push for common core standards-based learning and grading, we teachers find ourselves in … Continue reading »

Social Media for Teachers (According to Mashable)

Social Media for Teachers (According to Mashable)
by Steve Ritchie ·

Mashable’s latest social media guide for teachers has a couple of tips worth spending time on: communicating with students where they are, and taking advantage of Ted-Ed’s flipping tools. Continue reading »

One Skill that 9 out of 10 Schools Don’t Teach

One Skill that 9 out of 10 Schools Don’t Teach
by Rebekka Goldberg ·

The following video opened my eyes to a new language–computer programming.  Often referred to as coding, mastery of this language is … Continue reading »

Privacy versus Publicity

Privacy versus Publicity
by Stacy Jagodowski ·

One of the things I constantly struggle with as an administrator at a junior school is the issue of privacy … Continue reading »

Troubleshooting Social Media: Issues, Bugs, and Temporary Fixes

Troubleshooting Social Media: Issues, Bugs, and Temporary Fixes
by Marisa Peacock ·

Last week, I spent the day with the edSocialMedia in Annapolis, MD helping a group of independent school professionals dive … Continue reading »

Design Thinking: It’s Natural to Be a Bit Confused

Design Thinking: It’s Natural to Be a Bit Confused
by Robin Neal ·

Socratic Ignorance can teach us something about our attitudes toward Design Thinking. Socrates earned his rep for being a wise … Continue reading »

If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them!

If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them!
by Rebekka Goldberg ·

Texting in the halls, at lunch, before school, and after school are regular occurrences, but how many times have you … Continue reading »

A Visual Guide to Using Social Media

A Visual Guide to Using Social Media
by Madeline Riley ·

At edSocialMedia, we like to encourage our bootcamp attendees to practice using social media in their daily lives. If the user sees it naturally fitting into their social lives, we find that they are way more likely to use the tools in the professional careers…
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Research on the iPad with ‘Dot ePub’ (Video)

Research on the iPad with ‘Dot ePub’ (Video)
by Hans Mundahl ·

Remember doing research in the school library? After you photocopied the pages from the book you needed the next step … Continue reading »

Defending Kony 2012

Defending Kony 2012
by Robin Neal ·

Chances are you have already seen this month’s most viral video, Kony 2012, a polished and provocative thirty-minute film produced by Invisible Children that … Continue reading »