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Paul Beaufait

Social Media for Teachers: Guides, Resources, and Ideas | Edutopia - 41 views

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    "[I]t can be a challenge to incorporate social media into lessons. There are many gray areas for teachers to navigate, like setting guidelines, accessibility at school, and student safety. But to help teachers navigate this ever-changing landscape of social media tools, here are some of the best guides on the web for four popular networks, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest" (¶2, 2015.02.23).
Paul Beaufait

ePortfolios with GoogleApps - 52 views

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    "This Google Site has been set up by Dr. Helen Barrett to focus on the use of Google Apps to create ePortfolios. On this site, there are instructions on how to use the different elements of Google Apps to maintain e-portfolios." (Home, ¶1, 2012.11.06)
Dwayne Abrahams

Time Sheet Calculator - 10 views

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    time sheet calculator allows for input of up to 14 time periods (in hours and minutes), and totals them. It also calculates hours worked by inputing start time and end time.
Paul Beaufait

Free Technology for Teachers: Best of the Summer - 5 Ways to Use Google Sites - 25 views

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    Richard Byrne explains "five ways that Google Sites are commonly being used in schools" (2012.08.20).
Paul Beaufait

The Ultimate Guide to The Use of Facebook in Education - 22 views

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    Med Kharbach argues, "Our responsibility as teachers and educators is to help them [students and learners] better leverage this medium and benefit from it educationally..." (¶2). This post covers six main points:  1- Advantages of Facebook in Education 2- Facebook Tips for Teachers 3- Ways Teachers Can Use Facebook 4- Educational Facebook applications for Students and Teachers 5- Facebook Groups for Teachers and Educators to join ...[6]- Facebook Privacy Issues and how to Work on Them (¶4, retrieved 2012.06.25
Paul Beaufait

A Thorny Issue: Teachers' and learners' right to privacy | The official blog of PikiFri... - 18 views

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    In this post, PikiFriends suggest: "Schools have always had the responsibility of keeping learners safe. While the current surge of interest in elearning has presented new challenges to these responsibilities, being vigilant and following these safety guidelines can help ensure that all participants are safer and more aware of the various risks" (Conclusion, ¶1, 2011.12.12). This post provides Website Safety Guidelines, and lists: + important questions for teachers and learners to ask, + anti-surveillance plugins for Firefox and Internet Explorer browsers; & + news articles about Internet surveillance "in no particular order" (Press articles on internet surveillance issues, ¶1, 2011.12.12).
Paul Beaufait

Create a Google Map from a Spreadsheet | Zadling - 33 views

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    This tutorial by Zachary Zawarski explains "how to create a map with custom locations that you can publish on your website" (¶1). "The greatest benefit of this tool is that current entries can be edited and new entries can be added to the map through the Google spreadsheet without having to update the map's code..." (¶2, retrieved 2011.09.07). Thanks to Denise Krebs for pointing it out, and demonstrating how to do it in a recorded RSCON3 session (Elluminate recording entitled: Where in the world? Or, adding a directory map using a spreadsheet to your wiki.  For more info., please see her blog posts: http://mrsdkrebs.edublogs.org/2011/07/28/posting-a-directory-map-at-rscon3/ http://mrsdkrebs.edublogs.org/2011/08/06/mapping-our-connections-my-rscon3-session/
Paul Beaufait

Grouply Blog » Grouply for Education - 32 views

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    "Grouply provides a rich feature set with dozens of applications to help parents, teachers, and students communicate and collaborate online, yet it is remarkably simple to configure and easy to use" (¶2, 2010.07.27)
Paul Beaufait

Projects By Jen | K6 Online Projects - 25 views

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    A social networking site for K6 educators
Paul Beaufait

Ning Alternatives: Best Social Networking Platforms And Online Group Services - MindMei... - 16 views

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    Mindmap with links to various alternative services
Paul Beaufait

Hate speech corrodes online games - Games - msnbc.com - 9 views

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    "One gamer told an opponent he presumed to be Jewish that he wished Hitler had succeeded in his mission. Many exchanges involve talk of rape or exult over the atomic bombing of Japan. There are frequent slurs on homosexuals, Asians, Hispanics and women.\n\nSuch comments can be heard on all online video gaming systems, including PlayStation Network, Blizzard Entertainment (World of Warcraft) and others." (para. 3-4).
Paul Beaufait

An Intellectual Property Primer for Online Instructors - 50 views

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    Main sections include: Copyright and Fair Use, The TEACH Act, Academic Traditions in Intellectual Property, Protecting your Intellectual Property, Using Other People's Property, and a Conclusion (sidebar)
antónio alves

Quizinator for Teachers, Instructors, and HomeSchoolers - 1 views

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    Designed specifically for teachers, instructors, and homeschoolers. Quizinator solves the problem of trying to keep many different kinds of study materials organized and up to date.
Jennifer Jensen

Collaboration Projects | How I Spent My Summer Vacation - 1 views

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    The focal point for this project is How I Spent My Summer Vacation by Mark Teague. Participating classrooms can write their own summer vacation adventure story or calculate the miles traveled during their vacation. Both activities will be shared via the Internet. Project begins August 31st.
Bill Graziadei, Ph.D. (aka Dr. G)

Acrobat.com for Collaboration: ConnectNOW & Other with Bill Graziadei - 0 views

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