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30+ Keyboard Shortcuts You Should Be Using on YouTube

30+ Keyboard Shortcuts You Should Be Using on YouTube | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
If you don't like watching YouTube videos on your computer with your hand glued to your mouse, the next best thing is using keyboard shortcuts. They may not seem any easier than clicking, but once you get them down it's a whole other story. Plus, there are some features you might not otherwise use (I'm looking at you, speed control) unless the shortcuts existed. There is a keyboard shortcut to access a brief list of keyboard shortcuts on YouTube (yes, really), but it barely scratches the surface

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa) , Mark E. Deschaine Ph.D.
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Useful Twitter Resources for Educators | Cube for Teachers Blog

Useful Twitter Resources for Educators | Cube for Teachers Blog | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
With Cube for Teachers, you will gain immediate access to thousands of great teaching resources organized by subject, grade, and curriculum. The database's powerful search engine will link you directly to the teaching resources you are looking for, which means no more sifting through pages of links.

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GloShiv Web Shiverdecker's curator insight, April 16, 1:01 PM

For those teachers out there trying to educate the masses. Here is some Peer help.

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30 Innovative Ways to Use Twitter In the Classroom | Edudemic

30 Innovative Ways to Use Twitter In the Classroom | Edudemic | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Do you use Twitter in your classroom as part of your lesson plans? If not, don’t worry—you’re not alone.
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How to Use Twitter for Teaching and Learning | Edudemic

How to Use Twitter for Teaching and Learning | Edudemic | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Teachers can use Twitter to connect with experts around town to get perspectives that will enrich lessons.
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Pro WordPress tips and 11 great plugins | WordPress | Creative Bloq

Pro WordPress tips and 11 great plugins | WordPress | Creative Bloq | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Developer Tammy Coron dishes out some expert WordPress advice plus 11 essential plugins.
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A Step-by-Step Guide To Hosting or Joining a Twitter Chat

A Step-by-Step Guide To Hosting or Joining a Twitter Chat | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Twitter Chats 101: A complete look at how to join in or host your own Twitter chat.
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How to Optimize Social Media Images |

How to Optimize Social Media Images | | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Do you create your own images for social media? In this article you'll find three tips to optimize your social media images for better online performance.
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How to Integrate Live Tweets Into Your Presentation

How to Integrate Live Tweets Into Your Presentation | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Outside of the classroom, Twitter is huge, with 284 million users logging in each month from around the globe. Each one of those users follows and tweets 140-character messages on a regular basis.

 

But can—and should—this real-time social media be used during a classroom presentation?


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Ivo Nový's curator insight, April 2, 1:52 AM

More teachers are beginning to incorporate Twitter into their lesson plans. Do you think it is the right way to go?

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How to Use LinkedIn: The Ultimate List of LinkedIn Tips

How to Use LinkedIn: The Ultimate List of LinkedIn Tips | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
With more than 347 million users, LinkedIn is the most popular social network for professionals as well as one of the top social networks overall. But do you know how to use LinkedIn to its fullest potential?

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Firstpoint Marketing and Communications's curator insight, March 29, 10:24 AM

LinkedIn is a tool for research, a social network, a recruiting tool and a powerful social selling platform. There is more to it than you probably imagine

Emmanuel 'Manny' Gigante's curator insight, March 29, 11:56 AM

linkedin #toolkit

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6 Best WordPress Plugins for YouTube Publishers

6 Best WordPress Plugins for YouTube Publishers | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Are you a YouTube publisher? Wondering which are the best WordPress plugins for YouTubers? In this article, we have hand-picked some of the best WordPress plugins for YouTube publishers.
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7 Questions You Need To Ask When Adding Social Media Buttons To Your Blog

7 Questions You Need To Ask When Adding Social Media Buttons To Your Blog | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Social media sharing and subscribing buttons are often done badly and it leads to little or no sharing. On a social web that is a traffic disaster waiting to happen.

Why does this happen?

The designer wants it to look good. So they will place the social buttons in strange places with often obscure designs. It looks good but it doesn’t work.

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Ivo Nový's curator insight, March 26, 1:38 AM
If your site visitors love the content and want to share it then don’t make it hard for them.
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The Anatomy of a Successful Facebook Post

The Anatomy of a Successful Facebook Post | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
When it comes to using Facebook for business, many people wonder what the secret for success is. What kinds of posts get the best results, and how can you increase engagement? Are there things you should be doing that you’re not?
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Unusual YouTube Channels that Actually Teach You Something

Unusual YouTube Channels that Actually Teach You Something | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
YouTube, for its problems, is a great place learn something new. Some channels are straightforward and instructional, but others use quirky and interesting people or approaches to teach you something new. Let's make a list of great ones worth subscribing to.
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Blogging as Digital Portfolios in the Primary Classroom | Ontario Teachers' Federation

Blogging as Digital Portfolios in the Primary Classroom | Ontario Teachers' Federation | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
@RLHasegawa @TCDSB_Literacy Participated in this OTF connect session http://t.co/fMjrW48NvG
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80 Twitter Tools for Almost Everything

80 Twitter Tools for Almost Everything | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it

Twitter is chaos, but in the midst of this beautiful mess is a ton of data that if you can understand it. If you ever wanted the complete Twitter toolbox this is the post for you. It's got 80 Twitter tools that can help you do everything you need in this busy social media channel.


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Wayne Kurtzman's curator insight, April 12, 11:29 AM

Some better than other, and I have note vetted them all.... but a great list to have. (Even if it lasts 5 minutes before changes are made!)

Colourburn's curator insight, April 15, 4:53 AM

Get the right tools.

Lori Wilk's curator insight, April 16, 9:41 PM

Just #Tweet it. Thanks

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Teens, Social Media & Technology Overview 2015

Teens, Social Media & Technology Overview 2015 | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Smartphones are fueling a shift in the communication landscape for teens.
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Every Teacher’s Must Have Guide to Facebook | Edudemic

Every Teacher’s Must Have Guide to Facebook | Edudemic | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Consider bringing Facebook into your class as a collaborative tool. Why not use the benefits of Facebook to communicate and increase involvement?
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6 ways to help students learn with social media

6 ways to help students learn with social media | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Despite being banned in schools for years, social media is not making its way into the classroom as a learning tool.
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4 Ways to Use Twitter To Supercharge Your Online Credibility

4 Ways to Use Twitter To Supercharge Your Online Credibility | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Twitter is the enigma of social media. It is the ultimate accidental social network. Here are 4 ways to use Twitter to build online credibility.
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Twitter launches Curator, its free Storify competitor

Twitter launches Curator, its free Storify competitor | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Think of Curator as an even more advanced version of Twitter's advanced search. Users can fine tune their searches to find tweets based on very narrow criteria — such as exact location, word count or what type of smartphone was used.

It also provides better analytics — "real-time insights into trending topics and conversations on Twitter," according to Curator's website. This could help news outlets identify viral trends or important topics before most users notice them.

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How to Use Pinterest Effectively (And Avoid the Ridiculous Nail Art)

How to Use Pinterest Effectively (And Avoid the Ridiculous Nail Art) | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
It is actually possible to use Pinterest for useful tasks, though it may not seem so at first glance. Here's how. When it comes to discussions about using social media websites as tools to help your communication, business, or day-to-day life, Pinterest is often overlooked. Pinterest is typically characterized as a website for wasting time or ambitious…
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How Students Benefit From Social Media #infographic

How Students Benefit From Social Media #infographic | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Social Media has fast become part of many people's every day lives. With so much new technology being introduced today, there are many benefits and reasons for students to be using social media on a daily basis.

Social Networks are being utilized by students not to just talk to their friends or share the cutest cat video they can find, but to make use of these networks to develop and enhance the student lifestyle. Many students are using websites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to market the

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26 Blogging Tools to Simplify Your Life: An A-Z List |

26 Blogging Tools to Simplify Your Life: An A-Z List | | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Are you looking to improve your company blog? In this article you'll find some must-have blogging tools to help you get more out of your blogging.
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Free Technology for Teachers: An Overview of Important Basic YouTube Settings for Teachers

Free Technology for Teachers: An Overview of Important Basic YouTube Settings for Teachers | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it

"When it is used correctly YouTube can be a good platform for spreading news about the great things that are happening in our classrooms and schools. It can also be a good platform for students to share their thoughts and projects. But before you upload videos to YouTube there are a few settings that you should be aware of."

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Top 20 in Educational Technology to Connect with through Social Media - AACE

Top 20 in Educational Technology to Connect with through Social Media - AACE | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Interested in growing your personal learning network? We informally queried the AACE community and beyond resulting in these top 20 suggestions for Edublogs and Twitter Handles.
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