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20 Interesting Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom

Using social media in a modern learning environment seems easy, but that simplicity is often the result of how we think about it: new ways to …

Social Media

Social Stories: How to Use Storytelling on Twitter

Humans love stories, so when you use the basic elements of narration on Twitter, it's to your social marketing advantage.<p>Are you engaging your …

Can Social Media Have a Role to Play in Managing a Successful Classroom?

This post is part of C.M Rubin’s monthly series in the Huffington post: The Global Search for Education: Our Top 12 Global Teacher Blogs. This month …

Why Students Should Be Encouraged For Social Media?

A lot of criticism has been leveled to <b>social media in education</b> and the effect it has while students process and retain information, as well as how …

What the Heck Is All the Whoop-Dee-Do With 3D Printing?

Getting on Board With It<p>Now, I've never been one to caress a new Apple product in admiration of its beauty. I'm embarrassed to say that I don't even …

Street View your life: These are the 360-degree cameras coming for 2016

Before 2015, it took expensive professional equipment made up of multiple, separate cameras and powerful computers and software to create immersive video like the kind Google Maps shows in its Street View mode.<p>Enter the smartphone, which has forced camera, processor and sensor technology to shrink …

Gear & Gadgets

Connecting a Classroom: Reflections on Using Social Media With My Students

Complete Coverage<p>—Image via Brianna Crowley<p>Last fall, I took a leap by connecting my classroom.<p>Through Twitter, Instagram, Skype, Flickr, and …

The Drama! Teen Conflict, Gossip, and Bullying in Networked Publics

A Decade in Internet Time: Symposium on the Dynamics of the Internet and Society, September 2011<p>25 Pages Posted: 13 Sep 2011<p>Data & Society Research …

Texts, Snapchats, Instagram: Translating Teens’ Online Behavior

How much surveillance should parents have over their teenagers’ social media lives? Why are kids’ online roles so different from their realities? How …

10 Ways to Use Pinterest in the Classroom

<b>RESEARCH BOARDS</b> – have students create boards for different classroom research topics/assignments where they can pin relevant articles, images and …

37 Ways Teachers Can Use Pinterest In The Classroom

<b>37 Ways Teachers Can Use Pinterest In The Classroom</b><p>There are a lot of great technology tools out there for teachers that can make it easier to …

Teaching

Teaching with Instagram

Teaching the Art of Civil Dialogue

A year from now most of the high school students I currently teach will be eligible to vote, and I believe that one of my roles is to help them …

10 Tips for Engaging Students in Social Media Discussions

Social media can be a powerful teaching tool for fostering civic engagement, argumentation skills, and digital literacy — but it requires active …

Using Instagram in an Educational Context | Emerging Education Technologies

The highly popular photo sharing app can deliver a variety of educational benefits.<p>If you are active on social websites, or have young tech users in …

100 Twitter Tips For Teachers

<b>100 Twitter Tips For Teachers</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Twitter may have started off as a fun social media site for keeping up with friends and sharing …

Using Twitter to Promote Learning

"I like to think that that happens inside a school system," Moran says, "so the ideas that a teacher has at Stone Robinson Elementary can influence …

Mimi Ito on Learning in Social Media Spaces (Big Thinkers Series)

This collection of blogs, articles, and videos from Edutopia aims to help teachers deploy social media tools in the classroom to engage students in …

KQED

Are you interested in using Twitter or other social media as a teaching tool? Our culture has transformed significantly where online distribution of …

Social Media in Education: Resource Toolkit

Resources by Topic:<p>Creating Social Media Guidelines<p>Davis, in the first half of a pro-and-con discussion about social media in the classroom, …

Social Media

A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

Is Social Media Relevant? Take the Quiz<p>Before we talk social media, let's talk about the relevance of social media by taking a quiz. Which of the …

Social Media

The Teacher's Guide To Twitter

Twitter has proven itself to be an indispensable tool for educators around the globe. Whatever skill level you may be, Twitter is downright fun and …

15 innovative Twitter accounts you should follow

Many ed-tech Twitter accounts provide innovative perspectives on educational issues<p>Social media is fast becoming a great way for innovative educators …

33 Education Twitter Accounts You Should Be Following

Whether you want to learn a bit about early childhood development and education or you’re preparing to dive in for a full-fledged career in …

The flip-a-holic’s ultimate guide to subscribing, curating and sharing using Flipboard

I confess! I’m a Flipboard flip-a-holic!<p>I wasn’t always this way. I originally hated Flipboard and found the magazine style layout cluttered.<p>Life has …

Top 10 Twitter Hash Tags To Follow For Education Technology

Twitter can be a fantastic resource for educators, particularly for those looking to pick up the latest tips and tricks on using technology in …

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YouTube

Does Common Core Ask Too Much of Kindergarten Readers?

Sandwiched between preschool and first grade, kindergarteners often start school at very different stages of development depending on their exposure …