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Technology Integration in K-12

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I was asked, I''m curious as to what you think the three most important things for new teachers to know about technology integration in k-12? The exact technology doesn''t matter much, and has evolved over the years, from the days of email mailing lists, to community bulletin boards, to social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook.

Facebook as a blogging platform

Euen Semple

Blogging is still one of the most useful and fun things you can do. I still blog at The Obvious? Each time social networks die and we all move on my blog is still there. As people have moved into places like Facebook and Twitter the energy has moved away from blogging to some extent. It''s like the old days.

Curating our personal technology configurations

Nancy White

(Crossposted on Technology for Communities and Network Weaving CoP ). What is a Technology Configuration? For example, see [link] ).

How Facebook Changes Are Impacting Engagement on Brand Pages and What Nonprofits Should Do About It

Beth Kanter

Commenting on the posts in other aligned partner’s Facebook pages. Building Your Subscribers for Your Facebook Individual Profile.

Jobs, work and technology

Harold Jarche

” Seth’s Blog : Without a diverse talent pool, any society [company] will do a poor job of solving the problems that inevitably arise: Diversity of talents and interests is central to innovation because new things are so often mixtures of old things. Meanwhile, new ways of increasing surplus labor have appeared. Pointlessness.

How To Create A Terrific Facebook Cover Image If You Don’t Have Resources To Hire A Designer

Beth Kanter

How To Create A Terrific Facebook Cover Image If You Don’t Have Resources To Hire A Designer by Guest Post Ash Shepherd. Debra Askanase.

Reflections on Ten Years of Blogging

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Friedman’s words came to mind as I was reflecting on the evolution of blogging since I posted my first blog in May of 2005.

“How can I convince others about the value of social technologies in an organisation?”

Jane Hart

“How can I convince others about the value of social technologies in an organisation?” Here’s a quote from the article.

TechCamp: Empowering Women Through Technology

Beth Kanter

TechCamp: Empowering women through technology - guest post by Ma’ayan Alexander. Technology does not solve problems. Photos: a.

Blogs in Education

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

What is a Blog? A blog is a personal website that contains content organized like a journal or a diary. Readers catch up with blogs by starting at the top and reading down until they encounter material they’re already read. Blogs are connected to each other to form what is commonly known as the ‘blogosphere’. 2005).

Facebook + WhatsApp means it’s time to double down on new investments

Doc Searls

Over on the ProjectVRM blog I make a long-form case for why Facebook buying WhatsApp for $19 billion dollars in cash and stock is a Good Thing. Stop right now and read Four Numbers That Explain Why Facebook Acquired WhatsApp , a post by Sequoia Capital , WhatsApp’s main VC. Business Internet Technology VRM

In Honour of Ada Lovelace

Dan Pontefract

She was eight years old in September of 2011 and part of the reason for wanting a blog was due to starting a new school, in a new city.

Nonprofit Technology Training: Book List

Beth Kanter

Photo from Librarianismchronicles Blog. But I also regularly read books as part of my ongoing self-directed learning. By Dave Meier.

[liveblog] Data & Technology in Government

David Weinberger

Part of the importance of this is that students at the Kennedy School are agitating for a much strong technology component to their education on the grounds that these days policy makers need to be deeply cognizant of the possibilities technology offers, and of the culture of our new technology development environment. FitBit).

Applying Avinash Kaushik’s Best Social Metrics Framework for the New Facebook Insights Data

Beth Kanter

A few days ago, I moderated two panels at Grantmakers in the Arts pre-conference on arts and technology. Hurray!”). ”). Applause.

Take us to The Rivers

Doc Searls

And Technology Review ? And btw, you’re now competing, effectively with your competitors, Facebook and Twitter. An aside.

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10 most popular blog posts on the living networks of 2012

Ross Dawson

Below are the most popular posts written this year on my blog. General Social trends Technology trends UncategorizedWHAT TO TWEET.

The Evolution of My Complex Relationship with Blogging

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

From time to time, I like to reflect on my feelings about blogging, and then write about them in an entry in my blog. I have not done so in a while, and it has now been just about six years since I started this blog, so I thought that it would be a good time to return to the subject. I posted my first blog on May 16, 2005.

After Bitly’s fail

Doc Searls

I have no intention of connecting to Facebook. Blogging Broadcasting infrastructure Live Web Personal problems Social Technology VRM

Fred Wilson’s talk at LeWeb

Doc Searls

You can read about them in Linux Journal (starting in 1996), The Cluetrain Manifesto (1999, 2000 , 2011 ), this blog (starting in 1999), ProjectVRM (starting in 2006) and The Intention Economy (2012). 1) We are making a transition from bureaucratic hierarchies to technology-driven networks. I can’t recommend it more highly.

Everyday Technology: Innovative Ways To Do More With Less

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: Innovation was the buzzword at the Nonprofit Technology Conference! Flickr Photo by Nielio. I told her to go for it. she said.

I’m Not Scared of Email; I Developed a System called DADDIO

Dan Pontefract

I’m on Twitter, Skype, Google+ and Facebook. Where I work, we also use micro-blogging and IM (instant messaging) applications.

Two Very Incredible & Courageous Women

Dan Pontefract

mediated technologies for enhanced communication, learning, and motivation across educational, professional, and health sectors.” had to.

Bring on The Live Web

Doc Searls

So it was common for Google’s indexes of blogs to be a day or more old. But they mostly covered blogs and sites with RSS feeds.

Getting More Value from Your Social Media

Kevin Wheeler

Recruiters have become caught up in the technology and are using these tools without much focus on whether they are working or not. Organizations are creating Facebook fan pages, LinkedIn groups and so on with little understanding of their goals for doing so. Facebook Google Bookmarks blogmarks MySpace PDF StumbleUpon Twitter Yahoo!

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New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Abstract We often talk about games, simulations and other events in learning, but these technologies support only episodic learning. Equally important are those technologies that provide a context for these learning episodes, an environment where students and interact and converse among themselves. Why is this necessary? Akili, G.

World wide puddle

Doc Searls

I blog about real life; I talk about the internet. has become a key aspect of social hierarchy in technologically mediated communities.

RightsCon: The Promise and Peril of New Communications Technology

Beth Kanter

At WITNESS, we’ve been wrestling with the promise and peril of new communications technologies. Guest post by Sam Gregory. Anonymity?

How Do You Celebrate Reaching 10,000 Fans on Facebook?

Beth Kanter

I went home and immediately included your blog on my Google Reader, but somehow only just now got to clicking on your FB page. Online Communit

Trust and the On-Demand Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Services Innovation Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

Content as Icebergs

Doc Searls

(Cross posted from this at Facebook). My Facebook timeline it looks like a core sample of glacier ice, drilled back to 1947, the year I showed up. But in practice most of what we pile onto the top of the Web is packed into silos like Facebook. What happens to everything here if Facebook goes away? ” Same here.

What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?

Clark Quinn

and Facebook (mostly friends, but some from our own field). meta-learning social technologyYeah, my life is exciting ;). Maybe OneNote?

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Blogs: Social Media’s Home Base

Harold Jarche

I’ve called my blog my persistent presence on the Web. A blog can be used as the more stable node in your social media ecosystem.

One platform to rule them all

Harold Jarche

Where Facebook is, Twitter will be. My blog will continue to be where I post my half-baked ideas and air them in public. Not me; not you.

Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Clark Quinn

Facebook is also a way I stay in touch with friends and colleagues (those colleagues that I also consider friends; Facebook is more a personal learning tool than a business tool for me). meta-learning technologyIt’s that time again: Jane Hart is running her 2016 (and 10th!) Top 100 Tools for Learning poll.

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Keep your social media in perpetual Beta

Harold Jarche

Tweet When I started blogging, it was one of the few options to share ideas on the Net. After blogs, the next big phenomena were social networks. Today, Facebook is the general public forum of choice for individuals, businesses, charities, brands and almost everyone else. SocialLearning TechnologyBe flexible.

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All things to all people

Harold Jarche

That G+ post I made now has 52 comments, more than any post on this blog has had. Communities PKM SocialLearning Technology

2015 top 10 tools for learning

Clark Quinn

Facebook: there’s another group that I use like the Skype channel, and of course just what comes in from friends postings is a great source of lateral input. WordPress: my blogging tool, that provides regular reflection opportunities for me in generating them, and from the feedback others provide via comments.

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Vancouver is Home to Several ‘Social’ Rock Stars

Dan Pontefract

Find her latest musings at her popular Digital Life blog. organization social social media social networking technologyWhy not? Summify.

Earth to Mozilla: Come back home

Doc Searls

” Then Mitchell issued a corrective blog post, titled Content, Ads, Caution. We need to find our soul and our spirit.” Stop it.

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