Slidedeck for a presentation on personal learning networks (PLNs) used in my social media class...
Comment: nice collection of slides, even if there is too much emphasis on a PLN as an information filtering device and too little on the in my view mandatory bidirectionality of communication in a network. (pbsloep)
Uno de los servicios más potentes de Google+, y que hasta la fecha nadie ha sido capaz de superar, son los Hangouts, es decir, el servicio de videoconferencia punto-multipunto con el que podemos conectarnos con hasta 10 personas para realizar una videoconferencia múltiples...
"SocialBro es una aplicación para gestionar y analizar tu comunidad en Twitter. Con SocialBro, conocerás a fondo tus contactos gracias a los diferentes criterios de búsqueda y a los filtros que puedes aplicar a tus seguidores y seguidos. La tecnología de SocialBro te permite descargar toda tu comunidad al navegador Chrome y explorarla aunque no tengas conexión."
"[...] I began to understand what Twitter was about and what a fantastic resource it was for a teacher.[...]
The teaching and education community on Twitter is truly inspirational. I have learnt so much from reading tweets posted by all kinds of people working across the sector. Many of the resources, ideas and technologies I have read about I have been able to use in my classroom and school. In turn, I share my ideas and resources.
Twitter is a fantastic collaborative tool. As teachers, how often do we get to visit other schools? In my experience, very rarely. Twitter has enabled me to collaborate with teachers in schools across the country. Combine this with cloud services such as DropBox and Google Docs and you can create and share resources and ideas quickly and easily[...]"
Pinterest is one of the best online digital tools to be introduced into the classroom lately. It's all about organization and accessibility for teachers and students alike. It's also just a generally fun site for all sorts of interesting stuff. This article from bestcollegesonline.com features 37 creative ways for teachers to employ Pinterest in their classrooms.
Principal Eric Sheninger reviews the new social media bulletin board to discover some exciting educational opportunities.
The ability to pin together images, links, and videos in a visually engaging manner makes gathering and accessing information exciting. Teachers and administrators alike can create resource boards for themselves or students. Sharing these creative works are a breeze as each new board has a separate link, which can be easily accessed through one’s profile...
Google graduó de beta a su sistema de videoconferencias masivas Hangouts on Air, que hasta el momento estaba disponible sólo para algunas cuentas en específico. Ahora los usuarios de todo el mundo podrán utilizar esta herramienta.
"Integrar aplicaciones de redes sociales en la página web, para transmitir el valor de contenido interesante y facilitar a los usuarios que visiten la web la compartición de ese contenido con otros usuarios en redes sociales, es esencial para sacarle el mayor rendimiento posible a las acciones de SMM."
"Responsive WordPress themes are a huge trend in 2012 and very much the future of web design. Responsive designs allow your site to display perfectly across a range of devices, from laptops, to ipads, iphones and other mobile devices.
Many designers are redesigning their portfolios to be responsive, and as the design-savvy it is our responsibility to keep ahead of trends and make our sites accessible and usable."
Xtranormal es una aplicación con la que podemos crear películas animadas y publicarlas en la red, permitiéndonos insertarlas en nuestro blog, site o web, con distintos fines, como explicar contenidos a los alumnos o dejarles un mensaje o explicación. Con Xtranormal vamos un poco más allá que con los vokis ya citados en este blog.
Last week the Wall Street Journal had an article announcing that Edmodo had received a $15 million venture capital investment from the founder of LinkedIn and a former VP of Facebook. That article gave me the idea for this post of fifteen things teachers and students can do with Edmodo.
For those not familiar with Edmodo, in a nutshell it is a microblogging system designed specifically for teachers and students. Using Edmodo teachers can create a microblogging network for their classes. Edmodo allows teachers to create a group specifically for their students and exclude those not invited to the group. Edmodo provides teachers with a place to post assignment reminders, build an event calendar, and post messages to the group. Just as with any good microblogging service users can share links, videos, and images.
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