Google admits scanning millions of student emails to serve targeted advertisements.
Google has been rocked by another scandal - this time, it's our children's privacy under attack. The company is facing a lawsuit over data-mining student emails in a bid for advertisements in the company’s Apps for Education tool suite for schools, Info Docket reported.
Not long ago, social media was a phenomenon viewed by many in education with some suspicion: useful, perhaps, for marketing departments to issue press releases, but surely not a serious tool for academic or professional purposes? After all, isn’t Twitter just celebrity chit-chat? What could Facebook possibly have to do with a quality learning experience? Where does LinkedIn fit into the picture? asks Lis Parcell, senior e-learning advisor with Jisc RSC Wales.
I often get asked questions like these: Does peer learning really work? Don’t we need experts to learn from? Can the (proverbially) blind really lead the blind? Those are good questions and I will get back to them in a second.
This resource has QUESTION STRIPS and TEACHER PROMPTS to remind us what to ask students, after reading and viewing, so that we can assess for the Literacy Continuum. It also links the Continuum tasks to Syllabus comprehension tasks.
Curation is sometimes confusing. Everyone has a different definition and it's used in many different ways as part of content and marketing strategies.
I asked 10 of my favorite curation experts for their best tips, tools, their favorite curator and suggestions on innovative uses of curation. Each is a curator on Scoop.it, my favorite curation tool and channel. New and experienced curators are going to learn from their advice.
Is Social Media Relevant? Take the Quiz ---- Before we talk social media, let's talk about the relevance of social media by taking a quiz. Which of the following is most likely to be true?
If you're going to ignore social media in the classroom, then throw out the ISTE Standards for Students and stop pretending that you're 21st century. Stop pretending that you're helping low-income children overcome the digital divide if you aren't going to teach them how to communicate online.
Social media is here. It's just another resource and doesn't have to be a distraction from learning objectives. Social media is another tool that you can use to make your classroom more engaging, relevant and culturally diverse.
Using Lucidchart add-on on google Docs students will be able to create and edit diagrams and mind maps collaboratively and in realtime. I have been tinkering a little bit with this add-on and found it really interesting.
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.