Kids dig their social media and technology. In fact, a recent study from the Pew Center, Teens, Social Media & Technology Overview 2015, found that 73% of American teens have smartphones, while 71% of teenagers take part in more than Continue reading Teens, Social Media and Technology
Time to do away with the trusty parent newsletter or phone call? Well … perhaps not yet, but the moment has come for teachers to reevaluate the means in which they communicate with parents about their children. Whether it’s as Continue reading Using Social Media to Communicate with Parents
I’m currently a little enamored with the TED Talk video format. The videos got their start documenting talks at two annual conferences on “Technology, Entertainment, Design.” TED charges presenters to provide inspirational and game-changing ideas in 18 minutes or less. Not all Continue reading From the Editor’s Desk: If it’s “Viral,” Will You Get Sick?
If you’ve been sitting back waiting for Twitter, Facebook and the like to blow over, you’re out of luck. These tools, known as social media, are here to stay. The task for educators, now, is learning these tools and using them Continue reading Social Media in Education