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The use of technology and social media in education. Trends and learning styles in secondary education.
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How to break out of your photography rut: 6 quick fixes for creative photographers via @DCWorld @ Weeder

How to break out of your photography rut: 6 quick fixes for creative photographers http://t.co/7iyAVfJrzC #photography #arts
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Students Avoid 'Difficult' Online Courses, Study Finds - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Students Avoid 'Difficult' Online Courses, Study Finds - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Secondary Education; 21st Century Technology and Social Media | Scoop.it

Students Avoid ‘Difficult’Online Courses, Study Finds: http://t.co/OWj6SJZ7L5 ; #edtech


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Infographic: Students and Technology

Students have strong opinions and attitudes when it comes to technology use in schools.
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Can't Stop Checking Your Phone? Read This

You’re stranded on a desert island and were able to smuggle one item of contraband. Did you take your favorite jams? Bubbly and caviar? Your PYT? Nope. If you’re being honest, most of us will have brought an internet-connected mobile device.
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“Tell me what you see”

RT @MuseumDirectors: How can art education make better doctors? @umanitoba Faculty of Medicine partners w/ @wag_ca to launch pilot http://t.co/j5lah0aRp0
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A Great Guide on Teaching Students about Digital Footprint

A Great Guide on Teaching Students about Digital Footprint | Secondary Education; 21st Century Technology and Social Media | Scoop.it

Have you ever Googled yourself ? Have you ever checked your virtual identity? Do you know that you leave a digital footprint every time you get online? Do you know that whatever you do online is accumulated into a digital dossier traceable by others ? These and several other similar questions are but the emerging tip of the sinking iceberg.One that is packed full of concerns related to issues of our online identity and privacy issues.

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, April 25, 2013 9:10 AM

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Digital-Footprint

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=eCitizen

 

davidconover's curator insight, April 26, 2013 10:49 AM

I plan to use this in my classroom. I'd like my students to do some critical thinking. 

Sharla Shults's curator insight, April 26, 2013 5:45 PM

This is sizzlin'! When we are first born, our physical handprint and footprint become part of our birth record. As we grow and learn, our digital footprint defines our lives: who we are, what we stand for, when we meet and greet others, where we have been, why we think as we do and how we inspire/motivate others, whether positively or negatively.

 

What are you leaving behind? Are you prepared to be Googled...by your parents, grandparents, friends, future employers?

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Twitter For Teachers: Erin Klein's Awesome 10-Minute Video Tells All

Twitter For Teachers: Erin Klein's Awesome 10-Minute Video Tells All | Secondary Education; 21st Century Technology and Social Media | Scoop.it
I recently came across Erin Klein (the genius behind Kleinspiration) posting a useful YouTube video that's all about 'Twitter For Teachers.'

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Educational Leadership in the Digital Age: Tips & Tricks

Educational Leadership in the Digital Age: Tips & Tricks | Secondary Education; 21st Century Technology and Social Media | Scoop.it
School administrators are charged with leading their schools in a time of rapid change and ever-evolving digital technologies. It is imperative for school l

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Goodbye to spam, er, @spam, on Twitter...

Goodbye to spam, er, @spam, on Twitter... | Secondary Education; 21st Century Technology and Social Media | Scoop.it
Twitter and its users have perennial problems with spam, as a quick search of Naked Security will reveal.

So you might be surprised that the micro-blogging site's own Twitter identity for report...

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Gust MEES's curator insight, April 22, 2013 8:05 AM

 

Assuming you're logged into Twitter, you can just go to an account's profile page, click on the "person icon" pulldown menu, and choose Report @account for spam.


                                        ===> DO IT!!! <===


Gust MEES's curator insight, April 22, 2013 8:08 AM

 

Assuming you're logged into Twitter, you can just go to an account's profile page, click on the "person icon" pulldown menu, and choose Report @account for spam.

 

                                        ===> DO IT!!! <===

 

Gaurav Pandey's curator insight, May 21, 2013 9:50 PM

Twitter has been tighteing control over what goes on to the site of late. We've seen random accounts being blocked, including that of some of the biggest "influencers" on the planet. Truth be told, I always make it a point to ensure I don't have any stupid bots following me, whereas most people would have at least 25% fake accounts. The follower count is dead. Those in the know, know who to talk to. 

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Upcycle wine bottles into a wall

Upcycle wine bottles into a wall | Secondary Education; 21st Century Technology and Social Media | Scoop.it

I have seen many examples of partitions and walls created from glass bottles on the Internet. This one is my favorite.

 

Follow the photo-link to find out how to create your own glass structure.


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Debra Anchors's comment, April 10, 2013 6:32 PM
I do notice that there are not many "bright" bottles in this wall, either. I find that local bars and restaurants will save them when asked, as long as they are picked-up each week.
Tanya L Mattson's comment, April 10, 2013 11:21 PM
Also try wine bars - look online how to color bottles DIY (modgepodge + ) if I find one I will post it
Linda Buckmaster's curator insight, April 10, 2014 3:42 AM

A colourful inexpensive partition made of out glass bottles.

Follow the photo-link to find out how to create your own glass structure.

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Social media for schools: a guide to Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest

Social media for schools: a guide to Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest | Secondary Education; 21st Century Technology and Social Media | Scoop.it
Using social media in schools doesn't have to be scary, says Matt Britland. Here, he shares his tips for managing school accounts and some examples good practice

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How I Created the Ultimate Tweet with Text, Pictures and an Audio Report

How I Created the Ultimate Tweet with Text, Pictures and an Audio Report | Secondary Education; 21st Century Technology and Social Media | Scoop.it

Typing 140 characters and adding a link or photo is so 2010.

 

So the question is, "How can I produce rich content that's best experienced by a person on a smartphone?

 

My answer? The Ultimate Tweet.

 


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A MUST check out!!!

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/free-tutorials-in-en-fr-de

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/apps-for-any-use-mostly-for-education-and-free

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20 Interesting Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom

20 Interesting Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom | Secondary Education; 21st Century Technology and Social Media | Scoop.it
20 Interesting Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom

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Michelle Higgs's curator insight, March 26, 2013 4:07 AM
I've been wondering how to implement Twitter in a controlled manner, thanks!
Carmenne K. Thapliyal's curator insight, March 26, 2013 7:03 AM

Very, very interesting and controlled !! 

khodge55's curator insight, April 28, 2013 11:21 AM

Though I do not have a Twitter, I find this very interesting.  I think that if teachers did end up using this the kids who do have a twitter would get more involved in the assignment, but I'm not sure what they'd do with the kids like me would do during this lesson.  Overall,  I think this is a really cool and unique idea that could probably done with other social networking sites aswell.

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8 Tips To Use Twitter For Social Learning

8 Tips To Use Twitter For Social Learning | Secondary Education; 21st Century Technology and Social Media | Scoop.it
I was never a huge fan of Twitter and I didn't see how a person could express himself in 140 characters, but apparently, Twitter has many benefits when it comes to reaching your learners.

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My 24 Most-Used Education Apps (What Are Yours?) - Edudemic

My 24 Most-Used Education Apps (What Are Yours?) - Edudemic | Secondary Education; 21st Century Technology and Social Media | Scoop.it
What are your favorite and most-used education apps right now? There's a growing trend of sharing iPad screenshots and this is a good one. (RT @arzuteacher: My 24 Most-Used Education Apps (What Are Yours?
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3 Princes And A Princess 2: Where Learning and Creativity Take Shape - PLAY-DOH Book Series Give Away

3 Princes And A Princess 2: Where Learning and Creativity Take Shape - PLAY-DOH Book Series Give Away | Secondary Education; 21st Century Technology and Social Media | Scoop.it
With the fitting tag line “Where Learning and Creativity Take Shape” this PLAY-DOH First Concept series of books teaches children important early concepts like counting, shapes, and colors.
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Personalize Learning: 10 Predictions for Personalized Learning for 2013

Personalize Learning: 10 Predictions for Personalized Learning for 2013 | Secondary Education; 21st Century Technology and Social Media | Scoop.it
Check out what Personalized Learning will be like in 2013.
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8 Ways To Turn Students Into Storytellers

8 Ways To Turn Students Into Storytellers | Secondary Education; 21st Century Technology and Social Media | Scoop.it
In the era of social media and always-on learning, it's hard to take a step back. So how do you effectively turn students into storytellers amid distraction?

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Hacking Twitter ‘incredibly easy,’ security specialist says

Hacking Twitter &#8216;incredibly easy,&#8217; security specialist says | Secondary Education; 21st Century Technology and Social Media | Scoop.it

Two bucks and a rudimentary command of the English language is enough for a successful Twitter hack, the likes of which was carried out against Associated Press Tuesday when hackers tweeted the false report that President Obama had been injured in explosions at the White House.

"It is incredibly easy to do, it takes zero technical skill and it has a high success rate," said Ryan Purita, forensic examiner and security specialist with Vancouver's Sherlock Forensics. "For the average Joe, it might be impossible to do, but for the average 14-year-old who lives on the Internet, it's easy."

 

The bogus tweet, which read: "Breaking: Two Explosions in the White House and Barack Obama is injured," resulted in an immediate stock market drop, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunging 150 points within seconds before recovering almost as quickly.

 

A tweet from @APMikeBaker suggests the hack may have resulted from a "phishing" expedition:




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12 Sites To Create Cartoon Characters of Yourself

12 Sites To Create Cartoon Characters of Yourself | Secondary Education; 21st Century Technology and Social Media | Scoop.it
If you are not comfortable using real photos to represent yourself in any online profiles and avatars, why not create a cartoon characters of yourself?

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Laura Brown's comment, April 29, 2013 1:29 PM
I don't count on McAfee for anything. They get it wrong too often and they expect to be paid for it. For personal use AVG or Avast are more reliable and less intrusive. Especially when dealing with people who don't really want to learn how to use a computer.
Gust MEES's comment, April 29, 2013 1:30 PM
Laura, my explication is made with an ALERT!!! Concerning about the rest of your comments, make it less aggressive ;)
Gust MEES's comment, April 29, 2013 1:32 PM
Laura, I didn't know that AVG and AVAST have ALSO a FREE service for checking if a website is malicious or not, can YOU show me that, please, thx!
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Beware Twitter "password check" sites - there are fakes, and there are fake fakes!

Beware Twitter "password check" sites - there are fakes, and there are fake fakes! | Secondary Education; 21st Century Technology and Social Media | Scoop.it
After a widely publicised hack or data breach, you'll often find "password check" sites springing up.

Some of them are legitimate, but other password check sites are as bogus as they sound on th...

 

Short, sweet, and clear.

 

- Don't click login links in emails.

 

- Check the address bar.

 

- And watch out for the HTTPS (secure HTTP) padlock in the address bar whenever you are entering PII of any sort, from passwords to account numbers.

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, April 24, 2013 8:22 AM

 

Short, sweet, and clear.

 

- Don't click login links in emails.

 

- Check the address bar.

 

- And watch out for the HTTPS (secure HTTP) padlock in the address bar whenever you are entering PII of any sort, from passwords to account numbers.

 

Learn more:

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/05/naivety-in-the-digital-age/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/29/cyber-hygiene-ict-hygiene-for-population-education-and-business/

 

https://gustmeesen.wordpress.com/2012/03/16/beginners-it-security-guide/

 

 

Gust MEES's curator insight, April 24, 2013 8:30 AM

 

Short, sweet, and clear.

 

- Don't click login links in emails.

 

- Check the address bar.

 

- And watch out for the HTTPS (secure HTTP) padlock in the address bar whenever you are entering PII of any sort, from passwords to account numbers.

 

Learn more:

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/05/naivety-in-the-digital-age/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/29/cyber-hygiene-ict-hygiene-for-population-education-and-business/

 

https://gustmeesen.wordpress.com/2012/03/16/beginners-it-security-guide/

 

 

Gust MEES's curator insight, April 24, 2013 8:30 AM

 

Short, sweet, and clear.

 

- Don't click login links in emails.

 

- Check the address bar.

 

- And watch out for the HTTPS (secure HTTP) padlock in the address bar whenever you are entering PII of any sort, from passwords to account numbers.

 

Learn more:

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/05/naivety-in-the-digital-age/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/29/cyber-hygiene-ict-hygiene-for-population-education-and-business/

 

https://gustmeesen.wordpress.com/2012/03/16/beginners-it-security-guide/

 

 

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‘Spring Clean’ your Facebook account in 3 steps

‘Spring Clean’ your Facebook account in 3 steps | Secondary Education; 21st Century Technology and Social Media | Scoop.it

You’ve probably been using for Facebook for years.

Thus your profile has all kinds of likes and apps you probably don’t remember adding.

 

That’s why spring is the perfect time to look at your page and try to make it new again.

 

Here are 3 easy steps that will improve your privacy and your Facebook experience.


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Gust MEES's curator insight, April 15, 2013 11:50 AM

 

Check it out, a MUST!!!

 

Check also:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet?tag=Privacy

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence?tag=Privacy

 

 

Randi Thompson's curator insight, April 15, 2013 6:55 PM

It's time to do some spring cleaning with your Facebook account....

DMT Software's curator insight, April 16, 2013 2:33 PM

Not bad advice for any season.

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Upcycle glass insulators - in the birdbath!

Upcycle glass insulators - in the birdbath! | Secondary Education; 21st Century Technology and Social Media | Scoop.it

I enjoy displaying a few vintage blue insulators in the birdbath.  Clearly, these Western Bluebirds enjoy them as well!

 

Follow the photo-link to read more about glass insulators.


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Great ideas!

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Laura Brown's comment, April 7, 2013 11:37 PM
I used to have a few of those. They were lost in moving from house to house to house.
DIY Doctor's curator insight, April 8, 2013 3:57 AM

These look great - I haven't seen them in the UK though

sahram tariq's curator insight, April 13, 2013 6:32 AM

What an idea! :)

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What Not to Say on Twitter

What Not to Say on Twitter | Secondary Education; 21st Century Technology and Social Media | Scoop.it
To make sure you don't put your foot in your mouth, a Twitter expert offers tips on what you should never say to your Twitter followers.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, April 6, 2013 11:13 AM

In his book Ultimate Guide to Twitter for Business, online marketing expert Ted Prodromou offers an easy-to-understand guide to using Twitter that will help small-business owners generate leads and connect with customers. In this edited excerpt, the author offers tips on the topics and tactics you should avoid when Tweeting.

Check also:


http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence


http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching?q=twitter


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Susan Greenfield and the rise of the Facebook zombies

Susan Greenfield and the rise of the Facebook zombies | Secondary Education; 21st Century Technology and Social Media | Scoop.it
Pete Etchells and Chris Chambers: Which is more dangerous, technology changing our brains or scientists mutating into priests?

 

 

 

Susan Greenfield argues that the new 'Facebook phone' will lead to a dangerous loss of privacy that will impact on brain function.

 

Photograph: AFP/Getty Images


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Scary thought.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, April 9, 2013 2:42 PM

 

A MUST read, it was ALSO on German TV NEWS!!!