Tag Archives: social media

Storify and storytelling

In my paper about educational technology, I mentioned Storify as a great classroom tool. After watching the president’s speech last night, I decided to create a story of my own and pulled in various news items, images, and even tweets. … Continue reading

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Technology in the 21st century classroom

One of the major issues facing education is how technology can be used in the classroom in a way that is effective to teaching, learning, and assessment. The National Education Technology Plan was created by the Department of Education in … Continue reading

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The (Digital) Natives are Restless

Technology is often underused in education where most often the Power Point presentation is considered to be the epitome of high-tech. For some reason, seasoned educators scoff at social media and other digital tools as effective ways of reaching out … Continue reading

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Social Media Policy

Social Media Policy for School Districts Though it’s become obvious that more students are spending time online, shockingly few school districts have anything even closely resembling a social media policy.  Even fewer schools take into consideration the behavior of the … Continue reading

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Brand monitoring: Save Libraries

Rather than monitor a brick and mortar organization, I decided to track Save Libraries, which is, according to its website, a “grassroots effort to compile information and advocacy resources for libraries that are facing devastating budget cuts.” The save libraries movement … Continue reading

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Speaking of communities

I am particularly fascinated by the communities of blogging parents that seem to have sprung up almost overnight.  Though I’m not a parent, I sometimes end up reading the different “mommy” and “daddy” blogs and even subscribing to some.  Eventually, … Continue reading

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Born Digital pt. 2

ALA Tech Source tweeted my video today!  Thanks, Ariel, for bringing it to my attention.

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