Ellen Holderman

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Bringing Twitter to the Classroom

Social media can turn an awkward school discussion into an addictive debate.<p>Highlighting vocabulary words; underlining passages; drawing stars and smiley faces in the margins—these are the hallmarks of ninth grade English class. Students are encouraged to interact with the text, almost holding a …

How to Guide Student-Athletes on Social Media (Hint: Let Them Learn)

College. That word brings back so many memories for those of us that attended an "institution of higher education".<p>Many of the defining and influential academic moments in any college career are the result of unexpected, inspired learning. In my own experiences, I was able to shape some direction …

Over 74 pc students use social media for current affairs: Survey

More and more students are shunning newspapers, books and magazines and consider social media as the best platform to find latest happenings, trends …

Student's photo campaign hits back at body image pressures from social media

LONDON — Social media plays a massive role in our daily lives. But, it can also add to the existing pressures we face, particularly when it comes to …

Facebook in the Classroom? Some Schools Embracing Social Media

The halls at most schools are still empty, but teachers are already preparing for a new year and some new social-media policies.<p>Charlotte Secondary School, a charter school in Charlotte, North Carolina, is one of many schools banning social media including Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat during …

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College students are using social media to keep #GunsOut of schools

Seen an uptick in flexing selfies lately? That might be due to a new social media campaign from youth advocacy organization DoSomething.org to keep …

Snapchat in Class | Education in Education #1

MTV’s First Snapchat Series Dishes Out Sex Education in 10 Seconds or Less

MTV is betting big on Snapchat as a way to remain relevant with teenagers, starting with its first series created specifically for the app.<p>On …

Michelle Obama joins Snapchat to promote educating girls worldwide, other causes

A fan of social media, Michelle Obama joined Snapchat on Tuesday as she prepares for a three-nation overseas tour to promote girls' education globally.<p>Her account: MichelleObama.<p>Snapchat is a mobile messaging app that lets users share photos, videos, texts and drawings. It's different from other …

The first Snapchat election: how Bernie and Hillary are targeting the youth vote

Bernie Sanders is winning the Snapchat election – at least on the follower count.<p>“We do have the largest – and I’ve heard by far – the largest one,” said Hector Sigala, a digital media director on the Sanders campaign.<p>Snapchat doesn’t offer its data publicly, but didn’t dispute claims that Sanders …