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The 12 Best Social Networking Apps

Realizing that 100 apps is a lot to digest, we decided to break up the list by category.<p>Over the next several days we'll republish the individual sections to help you get through the best apps easier.<p>Here's our definitive list of the best social media apps you can get today.

Breaking Down the Buzzwords

Helen Blunden (@ActivateLearn) | Twitter

Pinned Tweet<p>If you have derived personal or professional value from the things that I openly and publicly share in my explorations of networked …

EdTech Insight: Impact of Game-Based Learning on Students

Page 1 of 2<p>‘Learning’ means the attainment of skills and thought processes necessary for responding suitably in times of need, under various …

Pedagogy

9 Insider Tips to Promote Your App

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Jonathan Saragossi is the founder of IM Creator, a free website builder, and AppSite, an editor and website collection for promoting mobile applications. Jonathan is also a UX and marketing consultant for major startups including Any.Do and Playscape. You can contact him by email or</i> …

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China Mobile Challenges Skype and WeChat With a New Globally Targeted App

China Mobile (NYSE:CHL; HKG:0941), the world’s biggest mobile telco by user-base, has perhaps been inspired by the worldwide success of WeChat and …

Voxer Transforms Into A Walkie-Talkie Service For The Business World

Voxer is making its entrance into the business world with a set of new high-end features for its walkie-talkie style, push-to-talk service.<p>Voxer Pro and Voxer Pro For Business run on Android and iOS devices just as with the standard service. If unfamiliar, the Voxer service is an app for sending …

Korea's Kakao Talk Passes 100 Million Users

There’s something about messaging in Asia. Today, Korean mobile messaging service Kakao Talk announced it has passed 100 million registered, becoming the latest messenger in the region to pass the impressive milestone.<p>Kakao says the service passed the landmark this morning, three years and three …

China's WeChat carries global ambitions

"It's one thing when WeChat dominates in China, but when WeChat becomes popular outside China, suddenly China has this access that only the US had …

Google adds voice calling to Hangouts, promises 'the future of Google Voice' is here

Google's made good on a promise today, rolling out voice calling through its Hangouts messaging service. Basically, it works just like video calling — you can call one person or many with a click of a button in Google+, Gmail, or the Chrome extension, and the wacky Hangouts effects are even in play …

Flipped-Classroom: Future of Education? [INFOGRAPHIC]

New technology is opening new doors in classrooms all over the world as more teachers are using a flipped classroom model to deliver their content. A …

Education Technology

English Conversation: Job Hunting

<b>Listen to the conversation:</b><p>Francine: “So how’s the job hunt going?”<p>Samantha: “I’ve sent out <b>about</b> 30 resumes and gone to four interviews <b>so far</b> this …

Employment

Use Bing to Find Public Domain Images

Since I started using them earlier this year Pixabay and Every Stock Photo have been my go-to resources for public domain images. This morning I …

A Strategy For Promoting Resilience In Children

<b>The Anxious Mind vs the Resilient Mind</b><p>Do you foster an anxious mindset or a resilient mindset in your children or students? The USA is currently the …

Mental Health

Percepção dos professores sobre o impacto das TIC

Publicado em meu artigo sobre autonomia do professor e inovação educacional. Disponível em http://canaltech.com.br/coluna/educacao/A-autonomia-do-professor-e-fundamental-para-a-inovacao-educacional/.

10 Common Mistakes In The Development Of An eLearning Course

• <b>Attempting to turn traditional training into an eLearning course</b><br>This is one of the most common mistakes a company or educational institution can …

Education Technology

The Real Reason You Learn A Lesson Better When You Teach It

Our minds often work best in interaction with other people's minds, and there are particular kinds of relationships that are especially good at evoking our intelligence.<p>One is the master-apprentice relationship, which I wrote about here. Another, of course, is the teacher-student relationship—but …

Teaching

The Problem With Testing May Be A Failure Of Imagination

<b>The Problem With Testing May Be A Failure Of Imagination</b><p>by <b>Sara Briggs</b><p>What would you guess it takes to be hired at Google? A computer science degree? …

Digital Badges for Professional Development

Higher education institutions and other organizations interested in supporting learning are experimenting with digital badges to guide, motivate, …

Using Classroom Response Systems To Engage And Assess Students

<b>WizIQ On Using Classroom Response Systems To Engage And Assess Students</b><p>by <b>Rosa Fattahi,</b> WizIQ<p><i>This is sponsored content</i><p>Classroom Response Systems—also …