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Social Media In The Classroom: Friend or Foe?

Social Media In The Classroom: Friend or Foe? | Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it
In this digital world, opportunities for education are available like never before.
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Help Students Use Social Media to Empower, Not Just Connect

Help Students Use Social Media to Empower, Not Just Connect | Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it
Students get it. They understand how easy it is to connect with one another, but don't fully realize the greater potential. As educators, we have all benefited greatly from our personal learning net
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Social Media in Education: Resource Roundup

Social Media in Education: Resource Roundup | Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it
This collection of blogs, articles, and videos from Edutopia aims to help teachers deploy social media tools in the classroom to engage students in 21st-century learning.
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Teresa Deshon's comment, July 4, 2013 6:30 AM
Excellent set of articles for all teachers to begin with.
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3 Student Tech Trends Teachers Should Know About - Edudemic

3 Student Tech Trends Teachers Should Know About - Edudemic | Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it
Let's talk about some of the biggest student tech trends that students will be talking about when you head back to class in the fall.
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Teresa Deshon's comment, July 4, 2013 6:33 AM
Nice advice re the future tech trends - watch the students!
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3 Social Networks Teachers Should Try Out - Edudemic

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There are a few outstanding social networks teachers should try out this summer. It'll keep the learning going all year round!
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What Teachers Need to Know about Facebook Hashtags

What Teachers Need to Know about Facebook Hashtags | Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it

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Searching hashtags for teachers in facebook

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Facebook: Waste of Time? | Social Media Today

Facebook: Waste of Time? | Social Media Today | Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it

We’re constantly assessing the impact our of various marketing channels.One thing has become painfully clear: Facebook is not worth the time and effort.Today I’m going to tell you why we decided to stop wasting time on Facebook....


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Start here!

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Dawn Matheson's comment, June 28, 2013 3:21 PM
This is a great post ... and perfectly timed as we look at where we are for the coming "social media year."
Jeff Domansky's comment, June 28, 2013 3:45 PM
Merci Pascale. Dawn, glad the post was timely and useful.
Rim Riahi's curator insight, June 30, 2013 7:29 AM

We’re constantly assessing the impact our of various marketing channels.One thing has become painfully clear: Facebook is not worth the time and effort.Today I’m going to tell you why we decided to stop wasting time on Facebook..

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The Dos And Don'ts Of Using Social Media

The Dos And Don'ts Of Using Social Media | Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it
With a few clicks, your Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and an array of other information about you is at their fingertips. So how does one ensure a positive online reputation? It's simple.
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Siphoning the Fumes of Teen Culture: How to Co-opt Students’ Favorite Social Media Tools

Siphoning the Fumes of Teen Culture: How to Co-opt Students’ Favorite Social Media Tools | Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it
In 1763, a royal decree was issued from Great Britain to the North American colonists: Do not—do not!—expand west of the Appalachian Mountains. The colonists resented the proclamation, inferring th
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Teresa Deshon's comment, July 4, 2013 6:29 AM
Interesting discussion on moving away from these tools as engaging students instead using their skills as creators and co-creators. This is a concept that will take time for teachers to get a grip on in most schools.
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Social Media Savvy? Four Tips to Help You Get Started

Social Media Savvy? Four Tips to Help You Get Started | Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it
"By bringing together people who share interests, no matter their location or time zone, social media has the potential to transform the workplace into an environment where learning is as natural as
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How To Effectively Use The 10 Biggest Social Networks - Edudemic

How To Effectively Use The 10 Biggest Social Networks - Edudemic | Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it
What are some of the biggest social networks and how do you properly use them? This handy chart is great for bloggers, startups, and anyone looking to grow their online presence.
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A Detailed History Of Social Media - Edudemic

A Detailed History Of Social Media - Edudemic | Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it
Do you know the history of social media? Think we'll remember Facebook in 20 years? This detailed timeline is a must-see.
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Teresa Deshon's comment, July 4, 2013 6:35 AM
Excellent visual timeline - great to share and discuss with students.
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Is Facebook Fading? What Could Be Next on the Social Media Horizon?

Is Facebook Fading? What Could Be Next on the Social Media Horizon? | Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it

The social network's popularity is subsiding, especially among younger users. Is Facebook fading, and what does this mean for how we connect with members? Although the social media behemoth is probably not receding into the internet abyss any time soon, its popularity is subsiding, especially among younger users.

 

What does this mean for how we connect with members in the future?S igns of Facebook’s waning popularity have been circulating recently. Over the last year, the social media site has lost 10 million U.S. visitors, according to The Guardian. If the younger generation is part of the scope of members you are targeting, you might want to start transitioning into different levels of connection....


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, June 29, 2013 3:00 PM

This post explores other alternatives to Facebook if your target is younger demographics.

Teresa Deshon's comment, July 4, 2013 6:37 AM
Will FB stay relevant to students?
Teresa Deshon's comment, July 4, 2013 6:37 AM
Will FB stay relevant to students?