Social Media in Education

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4 Ways to Use Social Media for Learning

Teaching and Learning<p>These four uses for social media in STEM courses focus on deepening student learning through better communication.<p>Social media …

10 Cool Ways Teachers Use Social Media to Enhance Learning

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Doing work that matters. All students should be able to be part of …

All the Social Media Slang Your Brand Should Know

Social media managers and marketers experiment with new ways to reach their audience through personalized content. By tailoring your content to a …

Understanding these emojis will turn you into a Snapchat pro

One of Snapchat's many quirks is the list of emojis it seems to randomly place next to your friends' names.<p>You know, these:<p>It turns out that these emojis, which range from baby face to grimace, aren't random at all. They can actually tell you a lot about your relationships on Snapchat.<p>Here's what …

Who are you and why should I follow you back on Twitter?

Public domain image: Pixabay<b>Who are you?</b><b>Choosing who to follow</b> My positive engagement with Twitter has a direct correlation with those I am …

The Complete Guide To Twitter Hashtags For Education

<b>What is a hashtag?</b><p>A word or phrase preceded by a “#.”<p><b>How do hashtags work?</b><p>Twitter can be a busy place with <i>lots</i> of tweets–and thus lots of “noise.”<p>A …

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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 …

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Why a Class Twitter Account - Teacher Tech

@alicekeeler We are comparing soil across Canada. Can you please ask your Canadian followers to send a #soil sample! Enough to fill a cup.<p>— …

How to Build Your PLN on Twitter

21st Century Learning<p>Page 2 of 2<p>The screenshot below shows an introductory tweet by a moderator. These introductory tweets usually include pertinent …

Teaching with Twitter Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on September 10, 2015<p>Teachers and students are turning to social media to help inform their learning. This movement – often referred to as DIY …

The weird and wonderful world of academic Twitter

Once the realm of celebrities and their beliebers, academics are taking to Twitter: about one in 40 scholars now use the popular microblogging site, …

The Educator’s Guide to Social Media

By: Larry Magid. There are a great many advantages of social media both as a classroom tool and to enhance your professional reputation. Sure there …

Social Learning: 3 Ways Of Twitter Utilization To Support And Enhance The Impact Of Instructor-led Training

<b>Social Learning: Popular Ways Of Twitter Utilization In Instructor-led Training</b><p>Web 2.0 enables us to utilize the internet not only as a means of …

10 #BacktoSchool Tips for Students to Keep in Mind When Using Social Media

Traditionally as students come back to school, it is important to establish a positive classroom culture. Today, more and more districts are …

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Class Twitter Account: How Your Students Can Tweet - Teacher Tech

I have had several teachers how they can have their students tweet without having a Twitter account. I highly encourage teachers to have a class …

100+ Education Twitter Accounts to Follow

We love Twitter. Whether you are new to the Twitter-sphere or you are looking to build an EdTech savvy feed, here is a breakdown of Team Getting …

Twitterology: The Power of Twitter in Education

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Twitter has become a common tool for communicating and collaborating that is part blog, part social networking site, and part mobile phone/IM tool. …

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A lot of our widgets can be used to help keep your students under control and paying attention. You can use them in conjunction with Gynzy [...]<p>By …

How to Use Social Media as Teacher PD

A few years ago, when Angie Miller, middle school ELA teacher, was invited to join Twitter, she refused. “I was anti-social media,” remembers Miller, …

The LinkedIn Guide For eLearning Professionals

<b>How eLearning Professionals Can Use LinkedIn For eLearning</b><p>Unlike <b>Facebook</b>, <b>Twitter</b>, and <b>Google Plus</b>, <b>LinkedIn</b> is not just a social network; it is …

Effective Use of Instagram in the Classroom Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on June 1, 2015<p>It has been long since social media had made its way to classroom and been successfully influenced education to a good extent. …

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A Higher Chance of Becoming Great? The “Twitter” Factor

I walked into the room and I could tell right away.<p>This was a teacher I had never met and knew very little about, but the atmosphere in his classroom …

Twitter Is For Real: The Learning Paradigm has Shifted

Here's a question: Would you decline an opportunity to attend an all-expenses paid education conference that promised sessions and recourses related …

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When I reflect back to early versions of iOS and the workarounds that teachers and students used to have to jump through hoops to complete through …

Six Powerful Motivations Driving Social Learning By Teens

<b>2. DO IT NOW</b><br>The immediacy that is seen when Tweets or videos go viral is both motivating and reinforcing. It turns out there's a scientific reason. …

The Complete Guide To Twitter Hashtags In Education

<b>What is a hashtag?</b><p>A word or phrase preceded by a “#.”<p><b>How do hashtags work?</b><p>Twitter can be a busy place with <i>lots</i> of tweets–and thus lots of “noise.”<p>A …