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Some Questions About Periscope in the Classroom - Looking Up

In education, just as in society in general, there is a healthy community of early adopters. The same people who line up for hours outside electronic stores to get the latest gadget are also in classrooms. They're the educators who want to be the first to try something new.

Explore how educators are using Twitter's new Periscope app - #periscopeEDU

Learn how educators are using Twitter's new Periscope video-streaming app for teaching and learning.

Periscope: Twitter's Live Stream App (Tutorial)

Periscope vs Meerkat and more! In this video I show you how to use Periscope for livestreaming and how it compares to Meerkat App. Hey friends! In this video I break down how to use Periscope for live streaming, when and how to use it for your business and whether or not it's better than Meerkat.

EduPeriscope (@EduPeriscope) | Twitter

The latest Tweets from EduPeriscope (@EduPeriscope). We hope to push the limits and see how we can use Periscope for educational purposes. We will fail, we will iterate, we will succeed. Take the journey with us!. The World

Is Periscope appropriate for education?

@Over the last few days, the educational world has been rumbling about a new broadcasting app called Periscope. Created by the same company who brought us microblogging at the speed of 140 characters, Periscope is positioning itself to be " the best way to share and watch live video broadcasts from your mobile phone" Lets first take a deep breath before diving into this new world of social realism.

"How you climb a mountain is more important than reaching the top." - Yvon Chouinard The technology we use changes rapidly and our students will work with tools and social media many teachers have little knowledge using. However, teachers do have the ability to help students practice various skills using technology.

Build a Peer review system using Google Forms

I have been looking at peer reviews carried out on MOOC's and I fully believe that to aid the growth of online course, adding a Peer review system to your online course will help you and your students. So I put myself to the challenge of building a Peer Review system that anyone hosting an online course can use.

Five Ways to Use Online Portfolios in the Classroom

Our digital world is transforming the way we learn, and today's teachers are tasked with the challenging job of sifting through the deluge of educational technologies and creating a meaningful learning experience for students. In my 15 years in education, I've seen firsthand how opportunities and a little guidance can positively impact a person's future and change the life path they're following.

How to showcase #TeacherEffectiveness using digital portfolios | Tech Learning

The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators. Site contains a Software Reviews Database, articles from Technology & Learning Magazine, articles from Educators in Educators' eZine, Event and Contest listings, Reader suggested Web sites, and weekly news updates on education technology leaders."

A Starting Point for Ensuring Student Online Privacy

Anne OBrien Deputy Director of the Learning First Alliance Our society is struggling with issues regarding individual privacy. Heated debates are occurring on topics that range from whether the government should be allowed to conduct mass surveillance of citizens to the information that companies should be allowed to collect based on one's computer activity -- and what they should be allowed to do with it.

How Do Educators Feel About the Student Privacy Debate? From the Floor of ISTE 2015 (EdSurge News)

With more than 20,000 educators in attendance, ISTE offers a great opportunity to gauge how teachers truly feel about contentious issues making the headlines. Last year we asked how they felt about the Common Core standards.This year, major media outlets highlighted concerns over student data privac

Student Data Could Pose Privacy Risk

On Facebook, it's the season where parents are posting pictures of K-12 graduations, including moppets in tiny mortarboards. But unlike a generation ago, today's smallest graduates are amassing a big data trail. Just as medical and government files have been digitized - some to be anonymized and sold; all susceptible to breaches - student data has entered the realm of the valuable and the vulnerable.

How to Use Periscope for Education

Periscope, Twitter's live video streaming app, is taking the education world by storm. Since its debut in early 2015, teachers and administrators are trying to figure out how to use Periscope for education and not just as a way for students to stream silly human tricks on live video to their friends.