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Understanding and Developing Social Media Guidelines for Schools

Product code: EVTIPSOCL
Published: 03/28/2012
Topics: Coding & robotics, Professional learning, Computational thinking, Makerspaces, Literacies, Digital citizenship, Digital storytelling
Length: approximately 60 minutes
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Social media tools, along with handheld technologies such as smartphones and tablets, continue to push educational practice and how schools operate towards a 24-7, always-on, connected, digital environment. Join a panel of experienced administrators for a lively discussion of the questions surrounding the development and deployment of frameworks to support the effective school use of mobiles and social media technologies. Get an understanding of policies, guidelines, and recommendations so that you can effectively position your school to utilize social media and leverage student-owned technology.

Audience: Teachers, Administrators
Audience Level 2 : Intermediate


David Jakes

Bio: David Jakes has spent 25 years in education as a teacher, staff developer, and technology coordinator. From his first Macintosh Classic to his current netbook, he has witnessed firsthand the changes in education that educational technology has empowered. Jakes shares this knowledge as a frequent speaker at technology conferences across the United States, as well as in Canada, Europe, and most recently,China. His interests in educational technology include digital storytelling, the application of geography-based systems for learning, and developing online communities of learning through blogging, wiki and other connective technologies. He currently maintains a web site (Jakesonline.org), a blog (strengthofweakties.org), and a variety of other resources (jakes.editme.com) dedicated to improving the use of technology in education.