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» Articles: Social Media
Articles: Social Media
YouTube for Schools Makes its Debut
Many districts have blocked YouTube saying it was a distraction. Its new portal, however, offers solutions to teachers.
District Administration, February 2012
about YouTube for Schools Makes its Debut
Five Ways to Turn PD Into "Personal Transformation"
How can we shift our view of learning in a more meaningful way?
District Administration, March 2012
about Five Ways to Turn PD Into "Personal Transformation"
Flipped Class Method Gaining Ground
Clintondale (Mich.) Community Schools’ high school has turned the traditional school day upside-down.
District Administration, January 2012
about Flipped Class Method Gaining Ground
Social Media Eases Middle to High School Transition
Memphis City (Tenn.) Schools have found a unique use for Gaggle's social media tools.
District Administration, Nov/Dec 2011
about Social Media Eases Middle to High School Transition
Will Google+ Be the Answer for Safe Social Networking?
The jury is still out on whether or not Google+ will be right for K12 public schools.
District Administration, October 2011
about Will Google+ Be the Answer for Safe Social Networking?
Some Worry Missouri Social Media Law Went Too Far
As districts across the country debate the boundaries of social media in the class room, Missouri took an unprecedented step by passing the first statewide law banning teachers from individual communication with their students on social networks.
District Administration, September 2011
about Some Worry Missouri Social Media Law Went Too Far
The Social Media Dilemma
While some districts are making the most of popular social networks, others are not choosing the "Like" button.
District Administration, Jul 2011
about The Social Media Dilemma
The Next Step
District Administration, Jul 2011
about The Next Step
Navigating the Landmines of Technology Misuse
These steps will help your district protect students and staff without infringing on their rights.
Linda Bakst and Jay Worona
District Administration, June 2011
about Navigating the Landmines of Technology Misuse
Social Networking as a Tool for Student and Teacher Learning
Online social networking includes much more than Facebook and Twitter. It is any online use of technology to connect people, enable them to collaborate with each other, and form virtual communities.
Stan Bumgardner and Kirk Knestis
District Administration, May 2011
about Social Networking as a Tool for Student and Teacher Learning
Professional Development 2.0
Social networking has become a quick and efficient way for K12 administrators to gain professional development.
District Administration, Feb 2011
about Professional Development 2.0
Cybersafety In the Classroom
District leaders need to take responsibility for teaching students how to wisely navigate the Internet.
District Administration, Jun 2010
about Cybersafety In the Classroom
Cyberbullying Continues to Challenge Educators
Administrators need to take concrete steps to address this behavior.
District Administration, May 2010
about Cyberbullying Continues to Challenge Educators
A New Era Of Learning
Thinking differently about education and technology.
District Administration, Apr 2010
about A New Era Of Learning
Tweeting Your Own Horn
Districts are using social networking Web sites like Twitter and Facebook to tout their accomplishments and communicate with the public.
District Administration, Feb 2010
about Tweeting Your Own Horn
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