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Five for Friday: Getting a Global Education from Social Media - My Wonderful World Blog

Five for Friday: Getting a Global Education from Social Media - My Wonderful World Blog | Lowton's Scoop (it) on Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
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Social Media can be a powerful tool for educators and students for learning and expression.
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Creating a (free) Class Blog for Lower ES with Blogger

Creating a (free) Class Blog for Lower ES with Blogger | Lowton's Scoop (it) on Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
In this tutorial we will learn how to create a class blog using Google Blogger, and then how to set up your class on the Easy Blogger Jr app so your students will be ready to start sharing their le...
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Great tutorial for creating class Blogger Blogs with iPads

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Social Media Tasks: 25+ Tasks For Your Social Media Strategy

Social Media Tasks: 25+ Tasks For Your Social Media Strategy | Lowton's Scoop (it) on Social Media in Education | Scoop.it

Have you ever wondered what the social media pros do? This article outlines the specific social media tasks they never miss on a daily and weekly basis.

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Study: 8% of Americans Get Their News on Twitter

Study: 8% of Americans Get Their News on Twitter | Lowton's Scoop (it) on Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
A new study by the Pew Research Center reveals that 8% of Americans get their news on Twitter.
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A Refreshingly Simple Guide To Twitter For Teachers - Edudemic

A Refreshingly Simple Guide To Twitter For Teachers - Edudemic | Lowton's Scoop (it) on Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
How do you get over the anxiety of starting a new social network account? This simple guide will get you started with Twitter for teachers.
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Info graphic on Twitter Basics

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Nearly A Year Later, Twitter Triggers Return to IFTTT With Official Support | TechCrunch

Nearly A Year Later, Twitter Triggers Return to IFTTT With Official Support | TechCrunch | Lowton's Scoop (it) on Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
Today, the 'Internet glue' service IFTTT gets a fresh set of Twitter triggers that allow users to build recipes that react to tweets, favorites, retweets and more.
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Great program to automate, organize and "glue" our many social media favorites and more. 

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Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Free Tools for Curating Educational Videos from Across the Web | Jewish Education Around the World

Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Free Tools for Curating Educational Videos from Across the Web | Jewish Education Around the World | Lowton's Scoop (it) on Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
Richard Byrne:   YouTube can be a great place to find educational videos to use in your classroom. But YouTube isn't the only place where you can find good educational video content.
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Your Social Media Success Toolkit: 10 Must-Have Resources | Jeffbullas's Blog

Your Social Media Success Toolkit: 10 Must-Have Resources | Jeffbullas's Blog | Lowton's Scoop (it) on Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
Sometimes I feel like we rely too heavily on tools and technologies to do the work for us, when the real truth about social media is that it’s not a media. It’s a human relationship. Like love, it takes time, passion, consistency and effort.
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Twitter for Teachers

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Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: Twitter In Schools-A Getting Started Guide

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Facebook vs Google+: What's the best social network?

Facebook vs Google+: What's the best social network? | Lowton's Scoop (it) on Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
With more than 800 million users, including 150 million in the U.S., Facebook is a must-have for connecting online. With a mere 90 million users so far, Google+ and great design and unique features, it makes a good addition.
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CloudFlare Builds ‘Stop Censorship’ App, Lets Sites Easily “Black Out” Against SOPA (TechCrunch) » Technology Search

CloudFlare Builds ‘Stop Censorship’ App, Lets Sites Easily “Black Out” Against SOPA (TechCrunch) » Technology Search | Lowton's Scoop (it) on Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
CloudFlare Builds ‘Stop Censorship’ App, Lets Sites Easily “Black Out” Against SOPA (TechCrunch): Whatever posit...
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Educational Leadership:Meeting Students Where They Are:Why Teachers Should Try Twitter

Educational Leadership:Meeting Students Where They Are:Why Teachers Should Try Twitter | Lowton's Scoop (it) on Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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Teacher Reboot Camp » Blog Archive » 23 Resources about Personal Learning Networks (PLNs)

Teacher Reboot Camp » Blog Archive » 23 Resources about Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) | Lowton's Scoop (it) on Social Media in Education | Scoop.it

23 Great resources and videos via Shelly Terrell

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The Complete Guide to Tumblr Etiquette

The Complete Guide to Tumblr Etiquette | Lowton's Scoop (it) on Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
Learn how to use tags, post commentary, manage your ask box and more with this quick and easy guide to Tumblr etiquette.
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Nice guide to Tumblr

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The Importance of a Good Quality and Useful Timeline Cover Design | BizzeBee

The Importance of a Good Quality and Useful Timeline Cover Design | BizzeBee | Lowton's Scoop (it) on Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
The value of a good timeline cover design is vitally important and will go a long way in getting a Facebook Like, a Twitter Follower or being added to a circle in G+
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How (And Why) To Try Twitter Teams In School - Edudemic

How (And Why) To Try Twitter Teams In School - Edudemic | Lowton's Scoop (it) on Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
If you're looking for a new way to connect with your colleagues or students, it's time to check out Twitter Teams.
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Must-Have Facebook Guidelines For Educators - Edudemic

Must-Have Facebook Guidelines For Educators - Edudemic | Lowton's Scoop (it) on Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
Figuring out the best way to use Facebook in education is hard. These Facebook guidelines should at least help teachers get the ball rolling.
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How to Integrate Technology

How to Integrate Technology | Lowton's Scoop (it) on Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
This guide is organized into six sections:

Introduction
Why Integrate Tech?
What Is Tech Integration?
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Nice article on Integrating Technology in the Classroom.

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SocialFolders: Evernote

SocialFolders: Evernote | Lowton's Scoop (it) on Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
SocialFolders keeps your desktop files in sync with your social networks. It works great with Evernote! It's the easiest way to manage your note attachments. Easily add content from any website or even your computer into Evernote.
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38+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools and Reviews | Business 2 Community

38+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools and Reviews | Business 2 Community | Lowton's Scoop (it) on Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
Innovation is alive and well in the development of cool free and low-cost web-based tools and apps.
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ScreenTweet – Awesome Twitter Tool | Mark Brumley

ScreenTweet – Awesome Twitter Tool | Mark Brumley | Lowton's Scoop (it) on Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
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Role Playing with Social Media | Mark Brumley

Role Playing with Social Media | Mark Brumley | Lowton's Scoop (it) on Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
Role Playing with Social Media.http://t.co/KX0PnD9e #disted #edtech #elearning #socialmedia #edchat #pblchat...
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Twitter boss slams Wikipedia's 'silly' Sopa protest

Twitter boss slams Wikipedia's 'silly' Sopa protest | Lowton's Scoop (it) on Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
Wikipedia's plans to pull the plug on its website in protest of anti-piracy legislation are 'foolish', according to Twitter's CEO (RT @ArtistsRights: We agree MT @guardiantech: #Twitter boss slams #Wikipedia's #Sopa protest as "just silly"
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The Wejr Board » How Social Media is Changing Education

The Wejr Board » How Social Media is Changing Education | Lowton's Scoop (it) on Social Media in Education | Scoop.it

"It is not social media that is changing education, it is the people involved in education who are collaborating by sharing great ideas and challenging others to continue to grow as learners."

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Five for Friday: Getting a Global Education from Social Media - My Wonderful World Blog

Five for Friday: Getting a Global Education from Social Media - My Wonderful World Blog | Lowton's Scoop (it) on Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
Learn about My Wonderful World, a National Geographic-led campaign to increase geographic learning, and meet coalition members.
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