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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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Six Powerful Motivations Driving Social Learning By Teens

Six Powerful Motivations Driving Social Learning By Teens | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Despite cautionary tales of teens and social networks, students have a lot to gain from incorporating what they learn in their personal digital space to the classroom.
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How to Follow a #Hashtag Across Multiple Social Networks

How to Follow a #Hashtag Across Multiple Social Networks | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago I wrote a post about using Tagboard to follow a hashtag across multiple social networks.
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Facebook Likes Update: Everything You Need To Know

Facebook Likes Update: Everything You Need To Know | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Did you just notice a big change in your page's follower count? That's not a bug—it's a feature. Facebook has just homogenised its behaviour across the service when it comes to inactive accounts. Here's what that means for your page. Follower Counts Will Go Down All forms of inactive accounts will be included in this…
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5 Best Contact Form Plugins for WordPress Compared

5 Best Contact Form Plugins for WordPress Compared | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Are you looking to add a contact form on your WordPress site? Not sure which one of the 1625+ WordPress contact form plugins to use?
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3 Apps to Share Text from Web as Images on Twitter

3 Apps to Share Text from Web as Images on Twitter | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it

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9 Types of Facebook Users – Which One Are You?

9 Types of Facebook Users – Which One Are You? | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Have you heard of a website called Facebook? Of course you have! It's one of the most popular sites on the Internet. Everyone and their mom (literally) is on the social network for one reason or another, and comically, most users seem to fall into one of nine different categories. So, we ask, which type…
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How To Create A Perfect Tweet [INFOGRAPHIC]

How To Create A Perfect Tweet [INFOGRAPHIC] | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Much has been written about how to write the perfect tweet, from what link shortener to use to how many characters to leave room for retweets.
Now the folks at Neomobile have tried their hand at creating a guide to composing the perfect tweet.

 

Learn more:

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/06/27/how-to-use-twitter-with-success-for-education-and-more/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/02/20/what-you-should-know-about-twitter-chats/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/06/07/twitter-chat-security-risks-smbs-face/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/08/29/twitter-chat-the-economic-impact-of-cybercrime/

 


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Pyramid Point Acct.'s curator insight, March 9, 8:44 AM

how to write a best tweet....

Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, March 13, 7:58 AM

Great Brian Yanish share (as always).

Tamasa Nelson's curator insight, March 16, 10:49 PM

Info graphics are a great way to assemble and distribute information, especially data in one document. Teachers can request their students to compile data and create a visual to share quantifiable information.

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A Comprehensive List of Education-related Twitter Chats for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Comprehensive List of Education-related Twitter Chats for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
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20 Top Pinterest Tips

20 Top Pinterest Tips | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Pinterest is an educator's dream come true because of its many options for curating and sharing ideas, displaying student work, and building a PLN.
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Russell R. Roberts, Jr.'s curator insight, February 25, 7:05 PM
A great tutorial on how to use Pinterest in the classroom. A nice way to display student projects and other classroom activities. Aloha, Russ.
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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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61 Key Social Media Metrics, Defined

61 Key Social Media Metrics, Defined | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
There are so many metrics on social media that it's hard to know which ones you should be looking out for. Here we pick out the ones to know and ignore
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Jakarta Web Developer's curator insight, March 22, 3:01 PM

Web Design & Development

#Jakarta #WebDesign #WebDeveloper #GraphicsDesign #News

https://www.facebook.com/JakartaWebDeveloper

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5 Quick Social Media Strategies for Educators

5 Quick Social Media Strategies for Educators | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
I was pleased to have one of my slide presentations selected by HaikuDeck as a "Featured Deck."  It's a quick and simple short set of slides to give you some reminders of how to interact online as ...

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Marta Torán's curator insight, March 18, 5:40 PM

Estrategias en redes sociales para educadores.

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A Simple Guide to Keyboard Shortcuts for Facebook, Twitter & More #Infographic

A Simple Guide to Keyboard Shortcuts for Facebook, Twitter & More #Infographic | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
We're all aware that we spend a lot of time on social media these days. Many would even say we're spending too much time -- not stopping to smell the roses, so to speak. After all, the average 18- to 34-year-old American knocks around on social media sites like Twitter and Facebook for up to 3.8 hours per day.

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Xavier Lambert's curator insight, March 15, 10:08 PM
Les raccourcis, dans le sentier, comme sur un clavier, c'est déterminant ;-)
Steve Whitmore's curator insight, March 16, 7:49 AM

A handy reference tool.

Elena Elliniadou's curator insight, March 16, 12:15 PM

Το να κερδίζουμε χρόνο είναι η όλη υπόθεση σε ό,τι κάνουμε, και στα κοινωνικά δίκτυα. Γενικά οι συντομεύσεις βοηθούν -αν κάτσουμε λίγο να τις μάθουμε.

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Twitter 101: 5-Step Guide for Social Media in Education | Edudemic

Twitter 101: 5-Step Guide for Social Media in Education | Edudemic | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
We’ll guide you through the Twitter social media landscape and show you how to find the best educational resources for both yourself and your students.
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60 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom by Category

60 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom by Category | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
via TeachThought Social media offers some great opportunities for learning in the classroom, bringing together the ability to collaborate, access worldwide resources, and find new and interesting ways to communicate in one easily accessible...

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A Beautiful Visual Explanation of Hashtags ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Beautiful Visual Explanation of Hashtags ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it

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Transforming History Lessons with Twitter

Transforming History Lessons with Twitter | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
We have recently started a class Twitter feed to extend our classroom beyond its walls and share our learning with the world. The students are so thrilled to upload their work samples for parents, ...

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TCEA 2015: 7 Twitter Tips to Help Teachers Become Tweeting Pros

TCEA 2015: 7 Twitter Tips to Help Teachers Become Tweeting Pros | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Teachers new to Twitter had a lot to learn in this TCEA 2015 session. 
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