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Postcards connecting the world - Postcrossing

Postcards connecting the world - Postcrossing | PLNs and Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
A postcard exchange project that invites everyone to send and receive postcards from random places in the world. For free!
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International Dot Day

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International Dot Day: Peter H. Reynolds' classic book, THE DOT, challenges us to 'Make your mark and see where it takes you.' On September 15th, we celebrate this creativity milestone!
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QuadBlogging® | "In terms of young children developing as writers this is the most interesting development in the last 20 years." Pie Corbett

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Tech It Up Tuesday: 26 Effective Ways to Use Twitter in Education

Tech It Up Tuesday: 26 Effective Ways to Use Twitter in Education | PLNs and Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
Welcome to the last edition of Tech It Up Tuesday for the 2015-16 school year! Today’s final tech-isode features a very useful infographic highlighting 26 ways educators can incorporate Twitter int…
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edWeb: A professional online community for educators

edWeb: A professional online community for educators | PLNs and Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
edWeb is a free online community for professional educators, offering networking, resource sharing, collaboration, and professional development webinars.
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TeachersFirst: The web resource by teachers, for teachers

TeachersFirst: The web resource by teachers, for teachers | PLNs and Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
TeachersFirst is Thinking Teachers, Teaching Thinkers. TeachersFirst offers a rich collection of lessons, units, and educator-reviewed web resources designed to save teachers time by delivering just what they need in a practical, user-friendly, and ad-free format. Every resource includes ideas for how to use it effectively in the classroom. Busy teachers, parents, and students can find resources using our robust search tools. Free membership adds extra time-saving features for busy teachers.
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Twiducate - Social Networking & Media For Schools :: Education 2.0

Twiducate - Social Networking & Media For Schools :: Education 2.0 | PLNs and Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
A social networking site for schools. Share links, resources, questions, ideas, reflections, etc. with your students. Best of all, it is free!
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Sustainable Development Goals .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform

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Scratch Day

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Scratch Day is a global network of events that celebrates Scratch - and the young people who code and create with it. During Scratch Day, kids and adults gather to share projects and learn from one another.
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Global Math Challenge: an online contest for math lovers worldwide.

Global Math Challenge: an online contest for math lovers worldwide. | PLNs and Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
Designed and managed by Sony Global Education with questions by the Japan Prime Math Olympic Committee. Test your math skills in a fun contest with challengers from across the globe.
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Global School Play Day

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Global School Play Day is a an event promoting the importance of unstructured play in schools. Unstructured play helps children develop 21st century skills.
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Global Read Aloud

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To see the blog with the latest news and ideas, go here. To sign up for the project for 2016 (October 3rd  - November 11th), go here   The project was created in 2010 with a simple goal in mind; one book to connect the world. From its humble beginnings, the GRA has grown to make a…
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SkillsOnline

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SkillsOnline℠ is a single resource for affordable online learning. Offering both self-paced and instructor-led courses, SkillsOnline offers convenient class times, low-cost tuition and thousands of courses in industries that are actively hiring, including project management, Microsoft training, web design courses, and hospitality, plus healthcare and nursing assistant courses. SkillsOnline is also ideal for transitioning veterans who need industry certification, people looking to add key skills to their resume, or recent high school graduates who want to improve their qualifications for entering the workforce. These online courses prepare you for business, computer technology and medical careers.
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The Truth About Teens – Everything is Social Media

The Truth About Teens – Everything is Social Media | PLNs and Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
  It's interesting what we think of when the words "Social Media" are mentioned. For parents, our minds drift to a couple of different places mainly; Facebook and bad things with teens.  For kids, it's actually a very different experience.  Looking at the definitions above (courtesy Merriam-Webster), the technical definition of social media is "Spending time…
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Teacher Forums, Chat, Discussions, Blogs, Social Networking for teachers - ProTeacher Community - Ideas for Teaching, Resources for Lesson Plans, and Activities for Unit Planning - ProTeacher, teac...

A community of elementary and middle school teachers and other professionals working in grades PreK-8>
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10 Social Media Mistakes You're Probably Making

Social media. Connecting teachers. Intriguing students Offering resources. Cataloguing information with hashtags. Streamlining information consumption. Awesome, right? All of this and more only happens, however, when you’re using social media effectively. That said, what does ‘effectively’ mean, anyway? How can you Tweet incorrectly? What constitutes a ‘bad’ social media profile? While much of that is …

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Kim Pearlstein's curator insight, June 11, 2014 1:42 PM

Are you using #SocialMedia effectively?