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The 100 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You | Edudemic

The 100 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You | Edudemic | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

here is a year's worth of classroom tool suggestions.

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The Frontier of Classroom Technology - Room for Debate

The Frontier of Classroom Technology - Room for Debate | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Do social media, interactive whiteboards and other recent innovations benefit students? What are the downsides?

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Media and Everyday Life (improved version)

The changing place of media in everyday life: traditional media consumption compared with the more creative and flexible uses of media... (7 Minutes)

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A Year’s Worth of Free E-Learning Assets » The Rapid eLearning Blog

A Year’s Worth of Free E-Learning Assets » The Rapid eLearning Blog | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Wow!!!  Tom shared all of his year's best work here.  I have been following this man since 2007.  I love his practical tips for how to design e-learning and general presentation design.

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3 New YouTube Changes and What They Mean for Businesses

3 New YouTube Changes and What They Mean for Businesses | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Are you thinking about doing more with YouTube? Here are three tips that can help.

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What Gen Yers don't know about themselves

What Gen Yers don't know about themselves | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

For us to understand the future of technolgy, we must understand the largest group of active users:  GenY.  Here is a pretty good starter for understanding GenY.

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Getting an Education Through Content Creation

Getting an Education Through Content Creation | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

My students know that I love John Jantsch's practical advice.  I love his thoughts about how to use content creation as a way to get a free education.

 

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Curating abundance

Curating abundance | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

The rise of the digital is changing just about everything about curation, mainly for the better but not entirely...

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I, Steve: Steve Jobs in His Own Words via 200 Quotes

I, Steve: Steve Jobs in His Own Words via 200 Quotes | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

A first-hand tour of the heart and mind of one of our era's greatest visionaries, culled from 30 years of wisdom . We’re not going to be the first to this party, but we’re going to be the best.” ~ Apple event for iPhone OS 4.0, April 8, 2010


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Internet Marketing TV Online Hulu vs Netflix : ADI News

Internet Marketing TV Online Hulu vs Netflix : ADI News | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
TV Online is making cable providers a little nervous.  Comcast is offering lately and you’ll see that Netflix, Hulu, SkyGo, Vudu and other TV online (Internet Marketing TV Online Hulu vs Netflix: In the world of 30 Rock, NBC is purchased by a backwards...
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Twitter use turns homeless woman into a social media celebrity - Chicago Daily Herald | The Trinity of Social Media and How it Affects You

Twitter use turns homeless woman into a social media celebrity - Chicago Daily Herald | The Trinity of Social Media and How it Affects You | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Twitter use turns homeless woman into a social media celebrityChicago Daily Herald(12/22) For AnnMarie Walsh, attaining social media celebrity from the streets and shelters of the Northwest suburbs meant using the Internet at the Arlington...
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Top 15 Most Shocking Social Media Disasters of 2011

Top 15 Most Shocking Social Media Disasters of 2011 | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Social media lends itself to some epic fails. Let's take a look at 15 of the most memorable social networking mistakes of 2011.
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Why Students Like Social Media But Schools Don’t | Edudemic

Why Students Like Social Media But Schools Don’t | Edudemic | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

A great infographic about the slow acceptance of social media in the classroom.

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We Live in a Mobile World - Room for Debate

We Live in a Mobile World - Room for Debate | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Let’s face it: For my children and for millions like them, life will be an open phone test. By Will Richardson.
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WiFli Student Response System

WiFli Student Response System | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

"Classroom student response system, incorporating Google Forms and an instant data dashboard view for student and teacher."  I especially liked how it costs $5 for a teacher to use and $10000 for an edtech company to use.  


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Top 20 Education Influencers to Follow on Twitter in 2012

Top 20 Education Influencers to Follow on Twitter in 2012 | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Fellow Emporia State IDT graduate Larry Carver was named as a top 20 education influencers to follow on Twitter by Distance Education.org
follow him at @lcarver  To be clear, many of the recent posts are religious in nature.

 

Others on this very short list include the one and only Angela Maiers, a former capital hill staffer, and the social media consultant for the British Council. Follow Larry at 

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# education, le Journal

# education, le Journal | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Here is one of my favorite Paper.li Daily's for keeping up to date with the world of education in the classroom, courtroom, and online

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CHART OF THE DAY: Apple Kills The Text Message

CHART OF THE DAY: Apple Kills The Text Message | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Let them disrupt, that is what Apple is doing the best. 


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Storify Curation Tool Adds Conversation With Livefyre Comments | ReadWriteWeb

Storify Curation Tool Adds Conversation With Livefyre Comments | ReadWriteWeb | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Storify, the Twitter and multi-media curation service that's taken the indie and mainstream media worlds by storm, finally added the ability to post comments on stories tonight with the experimental addition of independent commenting platform Livefyre. Storify hasn't announced the feature yet, but Livefyre has.

 

In order to opt-in to comments on your Storify, users must click the settings button near their logged-in avatars in the top right of the page. Then a link to the Labs page will appear on the left side, which today contains nothing more than a check-box to turn on Livefyre.

 

[curated by Giuseppe Mauriello]

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How's Your Bullshit Detector? | The Smirking Chimp

"As I see it, the best things schools can do for kids is to help them learn how to distinguish useful talk from bullshit. I will ask only that you agree that every day in almost every way people are exposed to more bullshit than it is healthy for them to endure, and that if we can help them to recognize this fact, they might turn away from it and toward language that might do them some earthly good."

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6 Game-Changing Digital Journalism Events of 2011

6 Game-Changing Digital Journalism Events of 2011 | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
From breaking news curation to new revenue models, many an organization put its best digital foot forward in 2011.
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5 Great Keyword Research Tools That Are Cheaper than Ramen Noodles | BlueGlass

5 Great Keyword Research Tools That Are Cheaper than Ramen Noodles | BlueGlass | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Destiny Cushing, a buddying SEO blogger at Blueglass.com has put together a valuable showcase of five different and little known keyword research tools.

Beyond Google’s Keyword Tool, Wordtracker, SEO Book’s Keyword Suggestion Tool, and Keyword Discovery there is indeed a little universe of alternative possibilities.

 

And among the many, these five were selected on the basis of three very specific requirements:

 

a) the tool has to be free

b) it must be immediately useful, and

c) it must provide something you can’t get with the full-service tools (they offer additional insights and ways to manipulate your keyword lists that the other tools don’t offer. And for free.)

 

Here their names.

See if you have heard about them before diving in:

 

- Übersuggest – Alphabet Keyword Suggestion Tool 

- Soovle – Keyword Suggestions from 7 Search Engines

- Ranks.nl – Keyword Combiner

- Yahoo! Search Clues – Trend Analysis

- YouTube Keyword Tool

 

Superuseful. 9/10.

 

Read it all: http://www.blueglass.com/blog/5-great-keyword-research-tools-that-are-cheaper-than-ramen-noodles/ 

 

(Curated by Robin Good)


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Is Social Media Getting Too Invasive? | Social Media Today

Is Social Media Getting Too Invasive? | Social Media Today | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
The fact that Facebook is asking and finding ways to harvest more and more users personal data is no secret. The Facebook Timeline is a prime example of such. Asking users to fill in memorable or key events of their lives.
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YouTube in 2011: How Its Busy Year Affects You

YouTube in 2011: How Its Busy Year Affects You | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
YouTube‘s eventful year involved a major facelift, eye-popping traffic trends and new features that affect advertisers, musicians and YOU.
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