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How to Use Social Media in the Classroom by @DrexelOnline

By   /  May 19, 2014  /  Dillon Wallace, Writers  /  No Comments

Love it or hate it, social media is not going anywhere anytime soon. In fact, it’s now making its way into schools. With this in mind, now is a great time to learn how to use social media in the classroom. If you are wondering just how to go about doing so, here are a few ways teachers are currently incorporating social media. […]

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Turning Technologies (@TurningTechUSA) | TeacherCast App Spotlight

By   /  February 24, 2013  /  App Spotlight  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with David Chiszar from Turning Technologies to discuss how the brand new system called Triton, a simple, secure and reliable system designed to meet the needs of self-paced benchmark, district, end-of-course, formative and summative assessments. [powerpress] About Turning Technologies Turning Technologies creates leading assessment delivery and data collection solutions for learning environments.  Founded […]

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TeacherCast Podcast #76 “Working through a tragedy… how technology can help us” (@Bcurrie5 @Cybraryman1)

By   /  December 23, 2012  /  TeacherCast Podcast  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with Jerry Blumengarten and Brad Currie to discuss how educators are using Twitter to connect with each other. [powerpress] Featured Topics Twitter Social Media in the Classroom Using Twitter Hashtags to your advantage Finding the right Twitter Chat Student Involvement in Social Media Twitter for Students FInding the right technology for the […]

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TeacherCast App Spotlight: Voki (@officialvoki)

By   /  November 17, 2012  /  App Spotlight  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with Eva Diep from Voki to discuss how teachers are using this realistic 3D PhotoFace Technology in their classrooms. [powerpress] About Voki Oddcast is a New York City based company founded in 1999 by Adi Sideman. Oddcast has powered many of the web’s biggest hits, including Ford’s Theme Song-a-tron, Careerbuilder’s Monk- e-Mail, Tide’s Talking […]

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Intro to Twitter: Choosing an Avatar Bio and composing your first Tweet by @JeffBradbury

By   /  October 25, 2012  /  Educator Blogs, Jeff Bradbury, Writers  /  No Comments

In this second video in our Twitter for Educators series, we take you through the creation of your twitter profile.  There are a few steps to remember when creating a professional and attractive Twitter profile. Twitter Photo: Although there is no required size for your Twitter photo, it is best to use a photo that […]

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Create your very own Twitter account! by @JeffBradbury

By   /  October 24, 2012  /  Educator Blogs, Jeff Bradbury  /  No Comments

Launching today is the first in a series of Educational Videos from TeacherCast creator Jeff Bradbury designed to help educators learn about Social Media.  Intro to Twitter Pt 1: Creating Your Account takes educators through the first steps of creating their twitter account to finding the best resources to grow their Professional Learning Networks.

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TeacherCast Podcast #68 “Chalkboard Fundraising” (@ianmadair @ScottBGoldscher)

By   /  October 16, 2012  /  TeacherCast Podcast  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with Ian Adair and Scott Goldscher to talk about the marriage between education and professional mentorships with economic financial planning for all schools and educators. [powerpress] Featured Topics Why academy programs? What is going on in CTE right now that is exciting? What need are these programs meeting? Where is there an […]

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5 Educators who Fascinate me on Twitter by @JeffBradbury

By   /  July 18, 2012  /  Educator Blogs, Jeff Bradbury, Writers  /  No Comments

Over the last few days, I have seen many blog articles listing great educators on Twitter. True, Twitter is education’s best kept secret.  There are generally two camps to Twitter. There are teachers who get it, and there are teachers who don’t get it.  Those who don’t are really living in an artificial reality.  Those […]

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TeacherCast Podcast #55 “#BYOTChat” (@mytakeonit @jamesdigioia @stevehayes_rb60 @nathan_stevens)

By   /  June 19, 2012  /  TeacherCast Podcast  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with the #BYOTChat team to discuss how schools can safely create a safe BYOD environment. [powerpress]         Featured Topics: The #BYOTChat: Thursdays 9-10 Eastern Time What does BYOT mean? How should schools first approach a BYOT atmosphere? Professional Development and BYOT Creating a 3-1 wireless network Getting Teachers to […]

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TeacherCast Podcast #46 “Starting a BYOD Program” (@linwoodlions @bcurrie5 @mytakeonit)

By   /  June 9, 2012  /  TeacherCast Podcast  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with Brad Currie, Brian Brotschul and Jeremy Angoff to talk about BYOD.  We discuss how to start a BYOD program and set up basic rules for maintaining a safe and healthy digital environment in your school district. [powerpress]       Topics Covered: What technologies should we be purchasing for our school? […]

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