Danielle Aronow

108 Flips | 2 Magazines | 2 Likes | 2 Following | 2 Followers | @DanielleAronow | ONE LOVE

Using Social Media as a Teaching Tool

After 18 years of teaching art in an elementary school I consider myself a veteran. There is no substitute for experience when it comes to teaching a …

The Dark Side of Tech in the Classroom: Caveats for Implementing Tech in Schools

It’s true that technology in the classroom can be a helpful thing. There are numerous reasons to implement tech in the classroom. And, when used …

14 Educators You Should Follow on Flipboard

<i>Educators have the power to change lives. More than mere teachers, the most influential instructors go beyond copying lesson plans and assigning homework; they inspire, guide, connect and support their pupils on multiple levels, developing innovative ways to enhance student learning and optimize</i> …

8 Apps for Testing Student-Created Curriculum

8 Apps for Testing Student-Created Curriculum<p>By Chawanna Bethany Chambers, PhD<p>For centuries, one of teachers’ primary responsibilities was curriculum …

Most students can’t tell the difference between sponsored content and real news

Study underscores the need for more media literacy in schools<p>Most students can’t tell the difference between real news articles and sponsored content, according to a study from Stanford University, raising concerns over how young people consume online media. As <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports, the …

California high school makes $24 million from Snapchat IPO

A California high school’s $15,000 investment in Snap five years ago is now worth $24 million following the company’s IPO this week, with many millions more to come.<p>If every school in America had a kid who had a parent like Barry Eggers, our nation’s education problems would all be solved. On …

12 structures to keep kids focused when using the internet in class

One of the most common problems teachers face when integrating technology is keeping kids focused and accountable. It can be really challenging to …

5 Radically Different Approaches to Technology in Schools

Not long ago, I was checking email when a Google doc notification popped up. It was from my son Will, who was then in second grade. The document he was sharing was a school project about the ancient Romans. I had no idea my 7-year-old knew how to research bygone civilizations, let alone use and …

5 Ways Teachers Are Fighting Fake News

As the national attention to fake news and the debate over what to do about it continue, one place many are looking for solutions is in the classroom.<p>Since a recent Stanford study showed that students at practically all grade levels can't determine fake news from the real stuff, the push to teach …

Teaching

For Online Class Discussions, Instructors Move From Text to Video

Postsecondary Learning<p>For Online Class Discussions, Instructors Move From Text to Video<p>By Jeffrey R. Young     Mar 17, 2017<p>hanss / Shutterstock<p>For …

Education Technology

Updating an Age-Old Class Activity

As teachers, let’s take on the challenge of expanding that definition and begin having students bring in meaningful artifacts from the outside world …

Gaming/learning platform Kahoot! hits 1B players

In its ongoing mission to make learning great again, Kahoot! today hit a number of stats few companies can brag about: The company celebrates 40 million monthly active users and a total of 1 billion players moving through its platform over the past four years.<p>A lot of the students are using Kahoot! …

Learning

Can Educators Ignore Social Media Any Longer?

A lingering general question hanging over the heads of all has been what effect does social media have on our society? That answer has never been so …

Public Relations

Learning Objectives: a waste of time.

Recently, I posted the following tweet:<p>A few people have been asking the reasoning behind my scorn for learning objectives, and I felt it prudent to …

Best Modern Technologies and Tools in Online Education

We live in the era of technology and fast access to the internet. As a result, it has become easier to connect with friends and family, to work, and …

Social Media in Teaching and Learning

Teaching Today for Tomorrow - Social Media in the Classroom

Teaching the social media generation

Episode 1 of Teaching Social Media to Old People: Twitter

Social Media in Education - Teaching Digital Natives in 2011.avi

Social Media and the Classroom

The lessons of tweeting; learning from social media - learning world

Michael Smith - Teaching and Social Media

Katie McKnight Podcast Series #4: Social Networking in Classrooms for Teaching & Learning

Social Media for Teaching and Learning

Social media Guidelines for Teachers

Using Social Media for Teaching and Learning @ BCoT

Teachers on Twitter: why you should join and how to get started

Thanks to inspiring and generous teachers on the social media site, my passion for my job has been renewed<p>I’ve been using Twitter for six months and it’s already one of the best career decisions I’ve made.<p>For a while, it seemed that my relationship with teaching was going to be short lived (the …

Social Media

Teaching Your Children About Social Media Safety

In today’s society with social media at our children’s fingertips, the percentage of risk is continually rising. In this episode of “Ask MomRN,” …

Meet the Lyft driver (and spoken word poet) who took social media by storm

Tro’juan Henderson has given more than 800 rides since starting as a Lyft driver in January. His everyday observations of his passengers inspired him …