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Ms. Rowley

14 Great Facebook Groups Every Teacher should Know about ~ Educational Technology and M... - 8 views

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    Getting teachers to think about using social media for learning requires that they participate in social media for professional development.
Philip Pulley

Cool Cat Teacher Blog: Facebook Friending 101 for Schools - 45 views

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      How circles of friends work.
  • How does this impact Teachers?
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    Facebook information for teachers and schools
tab_ras

The 10 Best and Worst Ways Social Media Impacts Education - Edudemic - 102 views

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    Social networking communities are here to stay. Facebook has over 500 million users, while Twitter has over 200 million. That's not even counting blogs or YouTube video blogs. There's no doubt that students are actively engaged in online communities, but what kind of effects are these sites having and how can parents counteract the bad and bolster the positive?
Steve Ransom

For teachers on Facebook, professionalism trumps fun - The Globe and Mail - 32 views

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    Lots to wrestle with here: Bottom line - be wise, professional, kind, and have integrity. If we all followed these, there would be on problem
tab_ras

How Social Media is Changing the Education Industry [infographic] | Mindjumpers - 66 views

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    By now, we are all aware of how social media is changing the way we communicate with each other. Social media has made it easier for us to connect with people both close to us, businesses we have an interest in and not least people across the world. And now, we also begin to see how the education industry is joining the game.
Steve Ransom

Ken And Barbie Update Their Status : All Tech Considered : NPR - 73 views

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    If dolls can be using social media, you'd think schools and teachers could, too??
Dov Emerson

BBC News - Profile update: Your teacher has now joined Facebook - 38 views

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Wayne Holly

The Complete Facebook For Educators! | Tech the Plunge - 83 views

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     Ideas about using Facebook in education
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    "Facebook is controversial within the educational circles-should it or should it not be included as a valid learning tool. Teachers coming under fire for Facebook postings. Should teachers friend students, former students, etc. At the very least, you should have as much information as possible before you make your final decision. Of course, your school/district policies may make the decision for you-but if not, here is all the information you will need to make an informed decision on using Facebook as an educational tool."
Bill Genereux

join diaspora - blog - 21 views

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    Social networking open source alternative to Facebook or Ning currently under development and expected to be released in late 2010
Michele Brown

The National Networker (TNNW) Blog: BEYOND THE CUBICLE - CORPORATE CULTURE: T... - 9 views

  • The culture appears to be grounded in not only a need to share, but also a desire to be recognized. Retweets – when someone sends your tweet (message) out to their followers (a term supporting the need for recognition) somehow elevates your status within this community.

  • Social Media as a dominant force for communicating has penetrated every element of society. Can a virtual community possess a culture?

    Every company and organization possesses a definable culture. Behaviors, decision-making models, intrinsic and extrinsic actions and how people are treated may all play a part in defining it. These elements of culture are measureable and easy to define within a controlled entity.

    Social media lives and breathes in a virtual reality. It permeates all corners of the world, allows people to communicate across all traditional boundaries and thrives 24 hours/day. So…does it have a definable culture?

    If you have spent any time on Twitter, you quickly realize thousands of people have a need to respond to the question, “What’s happening?” Twitter has developed it’s own language with tweets, retweets, tweeple, twitpics, twibes, etc. You can follow topics with a hashtag and people with lists. What is most apparent is the need people have to share.

    The culture appears to be grounded in not only a need to share, but also a desire to be recognized. Retweets – when someone sends your tweet (message) out to their followers (a term supporting the need for recognition) somehow elevates your status within this community.

    There are etiquette protocols as many people publicly thank you for following them and for retweeting. Retweeting becomes a type

  • As you get deeper into the structure of Twitter, you can join a twibe or tweeple group, which provides inclusion – another indication that the need for recognition is systemic.

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  • Social media lives and breathes in a virtual reality. It permeates all corners of the world, allows people to communicate across all traditional boundaries and thrives 24 hours/day. So…does it have a definable culture?

  • The culture appears to be grounded in not only a need to share, but also a desire to be recognized. Retweets – when someone sends your tweet (message) out to their followers (a term supporting the need for recognition) somehow elevates your status within this community.

Greg Brandenburg

Technology Review: Unmasking Social-Network Users - 0 views

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    Every person does a few quirky, individual things which end up being strongly identifying."
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