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30+ Google+ Accounts and Communities to Follow

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More professionals are making use of Google+ accounts and communities for its ease of usage and integration with Google Apps.
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Teachers' Guide to Using Blogs in Class via @medkh9

Teachers' Guide to Using Blogs in Class via @medkh9 | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
In an earlier post here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning, we argued that setting up a class virtual space in the cloud is a

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Some Very Good Twitter Tools and Extensions for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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How teachers can use Twitter in education? | Get Apps, Get Inspired ... | #SocialMedia #LEARNing2LEARN 

How teachers can use Twitter in education? | Get Apps, Get Inspired ... | #SocialMedia #LEARNing2LEARN  | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it

How teachers can use Twitter in education?

Twitter is thought to be a social networking platform where individuals share their thought and connect with the entire world including the aspiring things they aim for. You can be quite surprised after coming to know that Twitter has marvellous opportunities to co- function with teachers making a paradigm in the education sector and beyond.

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

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/2016/06/01/update-twitter-chats-what-to-do-better/

 


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How teachers can use Twitter in education?

Twitter is thought to be a social networking platform where individuals share their thought and connect with the entire world including the aspiring things they aim for. You can be quite surprised after coming to know that Twitter has marvellous opportunities to co- function with teachers making a paradigm in the education sector and beyond.

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

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/2016/06/01/update-twitter-chats-what-to-do-better/

 

Manuela Mejia's curator insight, September 21, 11:11 PM
Some people think that social networks are not suitable for academic purposes; however, what this article suggests is that teachers can encourage students to use Twitter as a learning platform in which learners and teachers share information about topics related with the academic field. As a teacher in development, I think that we can use almost all the tools that technology gave us, but it is very important that first we teach students how to use them. It is also important that teachers use personal and professional account since you do not want that students know things about your personal life, or maybe you do not want that you family and friends follow things related with their job. 

I consider that teachers can create an special section in which students talk about the Tweets that are interesting for them, or maybe make an activity like a reading circle, a debate or a speech in which the students get extra points because it helps that students focus on reading the suggested material and not only looking for the profile accounts of their friends.
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Turn Your Instagram Pictures into a Virtual Museum

Turn Your Instagram Pictures into a Virtual Museum | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Turn your Instagram pictures into a virtual museum in one click. Walk into your photo gallery in VR.

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Students can use this to create a VR space to view images from any public instagram account.

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How Social Media Can Help Students Study

How Social Media Can Help Students Study | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
With the right strategy, social media can make studying more collaborative and efficient.
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Using Social Media in the Classroom. Wiki

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Twitter en educación... ¿Para qué? ¿Cómo?

Twitter en educación... ¿Para qué? ¿Cómo? | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Twitter puede ser de gran ayuda al docente en muchas maneras. Es fácil encontrar ideas que nos ayuden a empezar a utilizarlo en clase; después de echar un vistazo aquí y allá, se nos ocurren algunas ideas para despertar inquietudes.

Por un lado, recordemos que los 140 caracteres presuponen capacidad de seleccionar y sintetizar lo que verdaderamente es interesante. Crear un hashtag supone elegir un tema y crear una pequeña comunidad que está interesada en ese tema, posiblemente con ideas interesantes que aportar, además tiene la ventaja de que no es una conversación como tal, por lo que puedes hacer una aportación y ver la reacción de tu “grupo”, con ideas que lo mejoren, retweets o likes, lo que supone que puedes estar contribuyendo con cosas interesantes y que ayudan. No pasa nada si alguien te corrige, te lleva la contraria o no piensa como tu, porque eso también enseña. Lo ideal es buscar gente interesante de verdad a quien seguir y que de verdad sea enriquecedor.

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Live Video: Creative Ways to Do a Live Show on Facebook 

Live Video: Creative Ways to Do a Live Show on Facebook  | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Social Media Marketing Podcast 206. In this episode Lou Mongellow explores how to start a show using live video.

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16 great Wordpress plugins every blogger should use – Bizwebjournal

16 great Wordpress plugins every blogger should use – Bizwebjournal | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
While Wordpress is the best platform for your blog it needs a few great Wordpress plugins to give it the extra functionality so here is our list .

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5 Ways for Teachers to get Started on Twitter - Daily Genius

5 Ways for Teachers to get Started on Twitter - Daily Genius | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Social Media and education have a complicated relationship. Most educators come into contact with it for the first time through a negative experience – a disciplinary action involving students or even peers. As such, many administrators have actively cautioned teachers against the use of Social Media, and many educators themselves have condemned Social Media as …
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3 Tools to Create Social Media Visuals : Social Media Examiner

3 Tools to Create Social Media Visuals : Social Media Examiner | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Do you create custom images for social media? Discover three tools that make it easy to quickly create multiple graphics for social media.

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The Guide to Pinterest for Educators - Teachers With Apps

The Guide to Pinterest for Educators, Over 500,000 educationpins are saved to every day. NEW launch, Teachers on Pinterest, a collaborative education
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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 | Educational Use of Social Media | 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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20 YouTube Channels for Social Studies

20 YouTube Channels for Social Studies | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
YouTube is a fantastic resource for schools to teach content and for students to learn content. For pretty much any topic you can thin

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Top Twitter EdTech Hashtags for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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The Pros of Social Media for E-Learning | The Rapid E-Learning Blog

The Pros of Social Media for E-Learning | The Rapid E-Learning Blog | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Social media has created a lot of ways for us to connect & share. In this post we'll examine a few pros of social media for the e-learning industry.
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How to Use Facebook Live for Learning: 5 outcomes, 4 things to remember, 4 mistakes to avoid, 1 great video

How to Use Facebook Live for Learning: 5 outcomes, 4 things to remember, 4 mistakes to avoid, 1 great video | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
It's no secret that livestreaming video that can be viewed later, is an incredibly powerful learning tool. In fact @MarkBarnes19 explained in this #HackLearning podcast, that livestreaming has the potential to break down the walls of school.

The problem is that despite we know this is true, it hasn't. The question is why?

The answer...

Because it's not that simple. Regardless of the platform, there are a lot of confusing little details. A Google Hangout on Air requires "7 Not So Simple Steps." There are platforms like UStream and Livestream, but still, not so simple and not so intuitive for others to find. Some people use Skype add-ons and equipment to record, but add-ons and equipment are not that simple.

But, there's good news. That has all changed.

Facebook Live puts the simple into livestreaming. Seriously! If you can write a Facebook post, you can "Go Live!" Here's how:

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How to Remove Embarrassing Social Media Photos [Infographic] | Daily Infographic

How to Remove Embarrassing Social Media Photos [Infographic] | Daily Infographic | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Let's hope you and I never have to use this handy guide to cleaning up your image online, but just i

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28 of the Best Instagrams to Follow for Design Inspiration

28 of the Best Instagrams to Follow for Design Inspiration | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Check out this carefully curated list of the best Instagram accounts for beautiful illustration, graphic design, photography, typography, street art, and more.
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100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)

100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning) | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
A philomath is a lover of learning.  A philomath is not synonymous with a polymath; a philomath is a seeker of knowledge and facts, while a polymath is a possessor of knowledge in multiple fields. …
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The Power of Social Media as a Design Thinking Add-on — Emerging Education Technologies

The Power of Social Media as a Design Thinking Add-on — Emerging Education Technologies | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Social Media can Play Numerous Meaningful Roles in the “Design Thinking” Classroom Many educators believe that their primary purpose isn’t necessarily to teach their students facts and figures, but to teach them how to think and solve problems. As part of
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5 Apps to Make Creative Facebook Cover Photos & Profile Pictures

5 Apps to Make Creative Facebook Cover Photos & Profile Pictures | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
On Facebook, your profile picture and your cover photo matter a great deal. Create the perfect Facebook cover photo with these five simple and free tools.
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3 Tools to Create Social Media Visuals : Social Media Examiner

3 Tools to Create Social Media Visuals : Social Media Examiner | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
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4 simple steps to launch your eLearning YouTube Channel

4 simple steps to launch your eLearning YouTube Channel | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
YouTube is well known for its vlogs, viral videos, and product reviews. However, it’s also an amazing platform for eLearning. Most of your online learners are watching and subscribing to channels on a regular basis. Why not give them the knowledge and skills they need using a social media platform they already use? eLearning tutorials, demos, and task walkthroughs are just some of the eLearning content that you can upload to your YouTube channel. In this article, you will discover the 3 key benefits of creating an eLearning YouTube channel, as well as 4 simple steps you can follow to launch one of your own.

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9 Visual Tools to Create Awesome Social Media Images : Social Media Examiner

9 Visual Tools to Create Awesome Social Media Images : Social Media Examiner | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Do you want to create professional-grade social media visuals? Discover nine free tools to help you create beautiful visual content for your social media profiles.
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