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Phil Taylor

4 Tips for Integrating Social Media Into the Classroom - 45 views

  • Instead of dismissing social media as distracting or destructive, schools should embrace it as an essential part of the curriculum. Not only does this limit the potential for students to abuse the technology, but it opens a new set of valuable educational tools.
C CC

Skype to Introduce Ads? - 23 views

shared by C CC on 10 May 10 - Cached
tab_ras

The Case for the Virtual Classroom - 65 views

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    Online education is often dismissed as a pipeline for expensive degrees of little value and a sponge for veterans' tuition payments. But while it's true that for-profit universities have made a hefty business out of e-learning, it's becoming apparent that learning online can also benefit almost everyone else.
SJCNY Trainers

Facebook Privacy: 10 Settings Every User Needs to Know - 153 views

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    "We've entered Facebook's maze of privacy options and came out on the other side bruised, battered, but with 10 essential settings in our hands. Disregard them at your own peril!" Accurate as of Feb 2011
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    Share this post with your preservice student teachers (and current teachers on FB as well). The maze of privacy settings can be a challenge to negotiate. This post helps.
Adam Hildebrandt

HOW TO: Build a More Beautiful Blog - 138 views

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    HOW TO: Build a More Beautiful Blog - http://bit.ly/c0vUVf
Bob Rowan

Twitter Reacts To Massive Quake, Tsunami In Japan - 25 views

  • Twitter users shared the tsunami’s estimated times of arrival on U.S. shores — before an official government tsunami warning
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    worth noting for volume of Twitter posts following 2011 tsunami in Japan, use of Twitter following phone outages, and sharing expected arrival time of waves in US before official government announcements
Lauren Rosen

How To Embed Practically Anything On Your Blog or Website - 169 views

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    Embedding made easy. You can embed almost anything anywhere just by providing the URL in embedly
Steve Lissenden

7 YouTube Alternatives & Why They Make Sense - 268 views

  • are some things that YouTube can’t do, or doesn’t do so well
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      I started my online videos using blip.tv but videos kept breaking and they kept turning closed captioning on and off. I have a deaf student and this became a real show stopper. When I switched to YouTube I was pleasantly surprised on how friendly the user control panels were and how easy (and fast) it is to maintain my video library. (Here's my channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/peterMankato?feature=mhee). The features on YouTube far surpass blip.tv for me.
Glenda Baker

Back to School: 42 Digital Resources for Students & Parents - 188 views

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    inspiration to share 
A Gardner

12 Screencasting Tools For Creating Video Tutorials - 174 views

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    I did not see Screenr.com which is totally free and you can either link or download an .mp4.
Glenda Baker

Rebecca Black Quits Middle School After Bullying - 114 views

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    Real world example of the change social media has on students.
Craig Blewett

How the World Uses Social Networks [INFOGRAPHIC] - Summify - 6 views

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    Interesting infographic on how various (first world) countries makes use of Social Media
tom campbell

How Schools Can Use Facebook to Build an Online Community - 101 views

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    This article should start some chatter!
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