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How Teachers are Using Tumblr in the Classroom | Emerging Education Technology

How Teachers are Using Tumblr in the Classroom | Emerging Education Technology | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
The increasingly popular free digital media sharing app offers plenty of possibilities for educators. Guest post by Sam Peters. Tumblr is a web based
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8 Collaboration Tools to Improve Your Content

8 Collaboration Tools to Improve Your Content | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Are you part of a team that collaborates on content? In this article you'll discover eight collaboration tools to improve your productivity.
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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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20 of the Best Online Tools for Newbie Bloggers

20 of the Best Online Tools for Newbie Bloggers | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Are you looking for best blogging tools to become more productive and get more results? Check our list of 20 best online tools you can use tools today.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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26 Ways for teachers to use Twitter - Daily Genius

26 Ways for teachers to use Twitter - Daily Genius | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
The handy infographic below covers the A-Z of Twitter, ensuring that brand new users will have all the information they need, and veteran users may learn a thing or two, too!

Via John Evans, Roger Francis, Dean J. Fusto
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Moments: Facebook’s Beautiful New Way To Share Photos With Friends

Moments: Facebook’s Beautiful New Way To Share Photos With Friends | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Give, get and collect photos with Facebook's new app — Moments. Facebook's new separate app "is a private way to give photos to friends and get the photos you didn’t take," which makes it easier to view those captured moments among friends and family.  How many times does the same group shot get taken with many…

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa) , Ivo Nový
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6 Collaborative Social Tools and Platforms for Better Writing and Collaboration — Emerging Education Technologies

6 Collaborative Social Tools and Platforms for Better Writing and Collaboration — Emerging Education Technologies | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Collaborative Software With Social Functionality can be a Powerful Asset in the Classroom Teachers who have taken the dive into education technology have infinite teaching and learning possibilities at their fingertips. One category of technology tools that is often purposefully
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Blogging With Students In 5 Simple Steps

Blogging With Students In 5 Simple Steps | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
There are dozens of reasons why students should blog. There's increased engagement by sharing with an authentic audience. Blogging encourages reflection, collaboration, and communication. Publishin...
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Spoken - A Network for Publishing Short Audio Recordings

Spoken - A Network for Publishing Short Audio Recordings | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Spoken is a new social network that is designed for sharing audio recordings of four minutes or less.
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The LinkedIn Guide For eLearning Professionals - eLearning Industry

The LinkedIn Guide For eLearning Professionals - eLearning Industry | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
The LinkedIn Guide For eLearning Professionals: Check this LinkedIn Guide for eLearning to get valuable tips that will help you boost your eLearning career.
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Skype for Business: Step-by-Step Guide for new users

Skype for Business: Step-by-Step Guide for new users | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Skype for Business: Step-by-step guide for new users

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Skype for Business: Step-by-Step Guide for new users

 

Russell R. Roberts, Jr.'s curator insight, June 9, 7:42 PM

Excellent, well-paced tutorial from Sean Wilson.  This easily understood video shows you how the popular Skype format can enhance your business, encourage closer client-business relationships, and add a "human touch" to online business transactions. Skype is not only for family reunions and informal chats with your friends.  It can be a valuable tool for business relationships.  Aloha, Russ.

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Google+, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook: Optimal Image Sizes To Share On Social Media

Google+, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook: Optimal Image Sizes To Share On Social Media | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it

Optimal Image Sizes to Share on Social Media Cheat Sheet When it comes to social media, it’s a pretty well-known fact that images automatically do well. Users are attracted to visuals much more than they are plain text. However, sharing an image that isn’t the right size can be terrible for you or your brand. SurePayroll has created an infographic (featured below), giving you the inside scoop on making sure your image is perfect, no matter where you choose to share it.From Twitter and Facebook, to Pinterest and Tumblr, this infographic has guidelines for getting your image sizing right on the seven most popular social media sites. The next time you have an image you’d like to share, double check the size before posting to ensure that your picture isn’t too big – or too small – to make an impact....


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GwynethJones's curator insight, June 7, 11:04 AM

Where was this when I needed it and was taking screenshots of websites and Photoshopping to get it JUST RIGHT? Sheesh!

But srsly, this is helpful.

socialmediacombo's curator insight, June 7, 9:19 PM

Excellent share..

Christine Lombardo's curator insight, June 9, 9:44 AM

I rely on stock image websites to give me great graphics quickly. It enhances the overall appearance of our district social media pages.

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5 Excellent YouTube Channels for Science Videos ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 Excellent YouTube Channels for Science Videos ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
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29 Social Media Rules You May Not Know Of

29 Social Media Rules You May Not Know Of | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
We've pulled a list of the most common social media rules and did the research on which rules are real and which rules are breakable.
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How to Use LinkedIn to Build a Student Portfolio

How to Use LinkedIn to Build a Student Portfolio | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Well-designed learner portfolios provide students an opportunity to chart their growth and tell their story. That's why every student should have a digital portfolio. A great place to start is on LinkedIn.
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5 Things You Can Do Today to Optimize Your Twitter Profile

5 Things You Can Do Today to Optimize Your Twitter Profile | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Your Twitter profile is your chance to completely own the messaging about who you are. You control all of the content, and you can make it as detailed or as vague as you like.

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40 Twitter Hashtags for Writers

Here are some Twitter hashtags that can be of use to writers.

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5 Free Apps to Tell Creative Stories on Instagram

5 Free Apps to Tell Creative Stories on Instagram | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Instagram is more than just an app for photo filters, it's a community to share stories. And sometimes, the app's built-in features aren't good enough to tell the story you want to. But there are some innovative third-party apps that let you get creative with Instagram. Third-party apps for Instagram are nothing new. In fact,…
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SENAME Interactive's curator insight, June 23, 12:20 AM

Very interesting post. If you are using Instagram for personal branding or for your business, it is useful. 

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The Educator’s Guide to Pinterest

The Educator’s Guide to Pinterest | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Your classroom probably has a bulletin board. It’s the perfect spot to organize information and show off great work. Increasingly, learning is happening online, and so it’s no surprise that the bulletin board has moved online.
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Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week - Scheduling Blog Posts & A Glossary of Blogging Terms

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week - Scheduling Blog Posts & A Glossary of Blogging Terms | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Scheduling blog posts to appear in the future is one of the best ways to maintain a steady pace of posts appearing on your blog. On a classroom blog scheduling posts is a great way to keep certain ...
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5 Tips to Maximise Your Blog's Social Shares

5 Tips to Maximise Your Blog's Social Shares | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it

With over 2 billion users across the major social networks, it's no wonder so many brands and businesses are focusing their efforts on social media marketing.

 

As bloggers continue to generate millions of new articles every day and anxiously wait and pray that they rank organically in the search results, it would be much more and effective for them to focus their efforts on the fast-paced world of viral and free traffic through social media.


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How to Grow Your Following on Instagram

How to Grow Your Following on Instagram | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
We did the research and found 10 proven ways to grow your Instagram following and increase your engagement. Try these today (we're going to)!
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A Glossary of Blogging Terminology - A PDF Handout

A Glossary of Blogging Terminology - A PDF Handout | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
After years of leading workshops on blogging I have found that many people benefit from having a glossary of terms that they can refer to.
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The Ultimate Guide to WordPress: your free download | Creative Bloq

The Ultimate Guide to WordPress: your free download | Creative Bloq | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
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9 Awesome Pinterest Classroom Ideas and Activities

9 Awesome Pinterest Classroom Ideas and Activities | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it

The image-heavy social media platform Pinterest isn’t just for making pretty digital tack boards filled with DIY projects and delicious food recipes.


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