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How to Use Instagram Stories: A Simple Guide for Marketers

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Stories provides Instagram users with a chance to share posts at a higher frequency. While Instagram photos are typically reserved for perfectly composed shots, Stories allows you to share the little moments that may not be as picture-perfect.

Instagram is positioning this feature as a solution to over posting. There is a significant separate space where your Instagram Stories live and you can post as frequently as you want without worrying about over flooding your friends’ feeds or filling the grid on your profile page.

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5 Ways to Create Infographics for Instagram

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Want more engagement on Instagram? In this article, you'll find five ways to create infographics for Instagram.

Via Stefano Principato, Gerrit Bes, Maria Margarida Correia
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Emerging Education Technology’s Greatest Hits of 2013 – Marking a Year of Transition

These excellent, inspiring articles garnered a good deal of traffic as many readers shared them via social media and they earned respectful positions in the search engines.

 

Teaching and Learning With the iPad – A 3 Year Review: 

 

Picture This: 5 Ways Teachers Can Use Instagram in the Classroom: 

 

5 Great Tools for Creating Your Own Educational Infographics: 

 

How Teachers are Using Tumblr in the Classroom:

 

21st Century Technology Skills Are a Core Competency for Today’s Graduates: 

 

Create a Custom Facebook Cover Image in 4 Easy Steps with MS Paint

 

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Student Created Content is an Exciting and Inspiring Learning Tool that Teaches Many Skills


7 Excellent Free Blended Learning Resources – Understanding the Whys and Hows of Mixed Mode Instruction


10 Reasons Why Edmodo is an Excellent (and Hugely Popular) Digital Learning Platform


11 Awesome Mash Up Tools for Creating Digital Learning Content: 

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Using Pinterest and Instagram as a Presentation Tool

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Students are currently studying World War II in my classroom.  One of the elements we look at is how the World War II Generation, the Greatest Generation, was able to endure and succeed in this era.  Students look at one particular character from Tom Brokaw’s book, The Greatest Generation.  They are required to tell their character’s story from the war era using a tech tool in their presentation.

A few students have begun thinking outside of the box in regards to presentation tools. Students have been using Instagram and Pinterest as their tech tool...


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Chris Routt shares his experience of how his students use Pinterest and Instagram for creating their presentations.

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Una nova alternativa per a fer presentacions

Carla Walsh's curator insight, March 1, 2013 8:49 PM

Oh! I can think of so many great ways to use Pinterest and Instagram in my classroom! 

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Turn Your Instagram Pictures into a Virtual Museum

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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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10 Ways To Use Instagram In Your Classroom

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This article featuring 10 ways to use Instagram in your classroom originally appeared on Edudemic and was written by Katie Lepi.
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Picture This: 5 Ways Teachers Can Use Instagram in the Classroom | Emerging Education Technology

Picture This: 5 Ways Teachers Can Use Instagram in the Classroom | Emerging Education Technology | Serious Play | Scoop.it

"Extending on our post last month about why Instagram can have a place in the classroom, Using Instagram in an Educational Context, this week we delve into some specific approaches to leveraging this popular photo sharing app (or similar ones) in educational applications".

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Using Instagram in an Educational Context | Emerging Education Technology

Using Instagram in an Educational Context | Emerging Education Technology | Serious Play | Scoop.it

"The highly popular photo sharing app can deliver a variety of educational benefits. Guest post by Jason Phillips."

 

Here are some of the ways in which the use of a tool like Instagram can benefit the educational process

Ariana Amorim's insight:

From the site: "I wish we had interesting tools like Instagram when I was in school. Education has become a lot more technology driven, and more fun. It is surprising how a simple thing like a photo sharing application can play a very effective role in education."

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