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Bring Computer Programming to Your School with Tynker

Bring Computer Programming to Your School with Tynker | CalypsoIT - Education | Scoop.it
Computer programming is an essential skill for students working towards college and career readiness.  I’ve shared lots of coding apps for kids and Tynker is one of my...

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Facebook Brings The New York Times, BuzzFeed And Others On Board With "Instant Articles"

Facebook Brings The New York Times, BuzzFeed And Others On Board With "Instant Articles" | CalypsoIT - Education | Scoop.it
Publishers will post content directly to the Facebook platform and keep 100% of revenue from ads they sell against the stories.

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Social Media 101: Is There a Place For Social Media in Classrooms? [Infographic]

Social Media 101: Is There a Place For Social Media in Classrooms? [Infographic] | CalypsoIT - Education | Scoop.it
Constructive uses of social media in education is becoming an integral (and one might venture inevitable) part of the learning experience. Here’s a look at how so, at every stage of the game.

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ANA's curator insight, February 12, 2014 4:20 PM

The new learning experiences

Sue Gaardboe's curator insight, February 13, 2014 2:20 AM

If you can do it with paper why use a digital alternative? Because for some of students, it makes the difference between engagement and being switched off.  Of couse finding the activities that you just can't do with paper...that's the real power of a digital solution.

Jennifer Turner's curator insight, February 24, 2014 1:40 PM

Don't be afraid of social media when you can learn how to use it in your classroom.  This reasource is a great find for educators that may want to use social media but just do not know where to incorporate it.

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SMO of SEO: 7 Steps

SMO of SEO: 7 Steps | CalypsoIT - Education | Scoop.it

Social Media Optimization (SMO) was originally designed to drive traffic from social media sites such as bookmarking sites and social networks.

 

However, SMO is now significantly more important and not simply because social networking has grown but because SMO also improves SEO performance.

 

Good SMO will drive traffic from both direct social site referrals and from search engines.

 

This article explores the history of SMO, its relationship to SEO and 7 steps to optimizing your SMO.

 

Read More: http://socialmediatoday.com/steve-rayson/1675046/social-media-optimization-smo-seo-7-key-steps


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Matthew Pivac's comment, September 27, 2013 12:30 AM
Thank you for the comment very relevant points
Neil Ferree's curator insight, September 27, 2013 6:28 PM

Social Shares is the New SEO. The more Social Shares your Authorship creates, the better your Authority becomes.

If this article was useful, please share it.

Gareth Harris's curator insight, September 30, 2013 6:39 AM

Social Media Optimization (SMO) of SEO: 7 Steps

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101 Recommended Educational Web Tools

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In an effort to showcase the best educational web tools for teachers, here are some of the most popular and most talked-about options around.

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Patty Ball's comment, April 20, 2013 10:13 AM
this works!
Alfredo Corell's curator insight, April 23, 2013 3:17 PM

Some of the most popular and interesting web tools for educational purpouses

Jordi Castells's curator insight, April 28, 2013 3:07 PM

another comprehensive tool list!

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Social Media ROI, Is Social Media Marketing Effective?

Social Media ROI, Is Social Media Marketing Effective? | CalypsoIT - Education | Scoop.it

The question of Social Media ROI and whether social media marketing is effective is one that is constantly on the forefront of businesses. It is no longer a question of whether a company needs to be in social media, but more how to measure the efforts.


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Inquiry-Based Learning

Inquiry Based Learning Teaching model. Created for a curriculum and instruction class!

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Gust MEES's curator insight, March 29, 2013 4:21 PM

 

Check it out and learn more...

 

Adam Carron's curator insight, May 14, 2013 8:33 PM

Teaching model for creating the guided inquiry classroom!

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Hour of Code Suggestions by Grade Level

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Share this:Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click…

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Apple updates Safari on OS X, fixes critical flaws | UPDATE asap!!! | CyberSecurity | eSkills

Apple updates Safari on OS X, fixes critical flaws | UPDATE asap!!! | CyberSecurity | eSkills | CalypsoIT - Education | Scoop.it
No sooner had we reported that Microsoft will adopt a "rolling update" model for Windows 10...

...than we received notice of Apple's latest "rolling update" for its Safari browser.

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What to do?

Simple: head to Apple Menu | App Store... | Updates and make sure you have the latest version of Safari.

To check your Safari version, run the browser and use Safari | About Safari, or open a Finder window and go to Applications| Safari.app.

For more information from the horse's mouth, visit Apple's Security Updateslanding page (which has been re-numbered from HT1222 to HT20122), or theSafari x.x.6 update page itself (HT204826).

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, May 8, 2015 1:58 PM
No sooner had we reported that Microsoft will adopt a "rolling update" model for Windows 10...

...than we received notice of Apple's latest "rolling update" for its Safari browser.


What to do?

Simple: head to Apple Menu | App Store... | Updates and make sure you have the latest version of Safari.

To check your Safari version, run the browser and use Safari | About Safari, or open a Finder window and go to Applications| Safari.app.

For more information from the horse's mouth, visit Apple's Security Updateslanding page (which has been re-numbered from HT1222 to HT20122), or theSafari x.x.6 update page itself (HT204826).


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Safe Profile Beta on Facebook

Safe Profile Beta on Facebook | CalypsoIT - Education | Scoop.it
Too many settings, pages, and updates in Facebook? Safe Profile informs you about the most important safety and privacy issues, all in one place. Do Facebook’s privacy options change too often to keep up?

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How To Use Google Glass In Education

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We've been talking how to use Google Glass in education for several months. But this is the first time we've seen a clearly laid out infographic that's so useful!
The post How To Use Google Glass In Education appeared first on Edudemic.

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20 Free Cloud Storage Apps You Should Download Right Away

20 Free Cloud Storage Apps You Should Download Right Away | CalypsoIT - Education | Scoop.it

Cloud Computing has completely changed the way people store and access their digital data. Tech geeks consider the Cloud-based storage option as the easiest way for sharing and collaboration of documents, photos, music and other files. With Social and collaboration advantages, it seems that subscribing to a Cloud account is a necessary part of people’s everyday lives.

 

Cloud Computing and similar Internet-based services are no longer novel. However, convenience is something marketers are focusing on today for improvement of Cloud Storage services. Anything that enhances accessibility options with innovative features, coupled with cost-effective characteristics of these services, will have long-term sustainability for Cloud Storage providers.


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The Learning Factor's curator insight, April 15, 2013 6:05 PM

Here is the list of 20 free Cloud Storage Apps for your mobile devices to signup right now. Download & enhance productivity of your cloud storage experience now.

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13 Essential SEO Power Tools

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Excerpted from article by Search Engine Watch:

"Looking for a nice selection of SEO power tools that will help diagnose technical issues and optimize your website, or perhaps gain insight on what your competition is doing? Below are 13 SEO tools (many of them free) to do just that.

 

Even if you have little to no budget, you will still able to get the job done with this selection of search marketing power tools.

 

1. Your Eyes
2. IIS SEO Toolkit
3. Screaming Frog
4. Majestic SEO
5. Adobe Site Catalyst
6. Google Analytics
7. SEMrush
8. Google Webmaster Tools
9. Bing Webmaster Tools
10. SEO Tool Set
11. Google Trends
12. HitWise
13. You Get Signal."

Each tool is analyzed with more information and external links.
Read full article here:
http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2199683/13-Essential-SEO-Power-Tools


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Elsie Whitelock's curator insight, April 6, 2013 7:10 AM

Very useful info to help you with your website.

Ali Anani's curator insight, April 12, 2013 1:53 AM

A relevant and timely post highlighting the benefits of many new tools