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5 Best Practices for Educators on Facebook

5 Best Practices for Educators on Facebook | social justice | Scoop.it
Facebook's roots may be planted in college campuses, but classrooms have not welcomed the social network as eagerly as their students have. Once a Harvard startup open only to college...

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Learned all about how social media can help a classroom, this is an interesting read based on that.

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Fast Facts

The NCES Fast Facts Tool provides quick answers to many education questions (National Center for Education Statistics). Get answers on Early Childhood Education, Elementary and Secondary Education and Higher Education here.
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More interesting statistics about postsecondary enrollment. Really cool to see the numbers.

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8 better ways than Delicious to bookmark content - The Next Web

8 better ways than Delicious to bookmark content - The Next Web | social justice | Scoop.it
It’s tough spending time online these days. Information flows past us so quickly and we can often end up missing the best online content. For many, bookmar
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I'm curating content based on content curation! Woah! This article gives interesting, up to date ways to keep up the information you may want to access later, or have someone else see.

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39 ways to keep Students Engaged - DisplayNote Technologies

39 ways to keep Students Engaged - DisplayNote Technologies | social justice | Scoop.it
Over the last few weeks I asked a whole bunch of teachers of all shapes, sizes, varieties and levels about what they do to keep students engaged. So in no...
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lots and lots of tips on keeping students engaged, can be applied to all learning levels (children - adults)

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5 Minutes Of What The Media Actually Does To Women

5 Minutes Of What The Media Actually Does To Women | social justice | Scoop.it
"I don't look like that, and I don't desire to look like that." —Kate Winslet

Via Kelli McLoud Schingen
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fascinating video on the unrealistic expectations society has put on women, and the ideals that come from ads and magazines.

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Kelli McLoud Schingen's curator insight, December 9, 2013 1:14 PM

The assault on womanhood is outrageous - then add race into the mix...

JoAnne Flaherty's comment, April 7, 2014 4:13 PM
thanks for sharing this! i've seen it bore, but I'm happy to be able to share it now with others.
Kelli McLoud Schingen's comment, November 4, 2014 11:47 AM
Thanks JoAnne. It's important that we share! Yours in the struggle, Kelli
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11 Facts About Arts in Education | DoSomething.org | Largest organization for teens and social cause

11 Facts About Arts in Education | DoSomething.org | Largest organization for teens and social cause | social justice | Scoop.it
Students who study art are 4 times more likely to be recognized for academic achievement.
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Interesting, quick facts about education in the US.

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First Generation College Students and Beating the Odds

First Generation College Students and Beating the Odds | social justice | Scoop.it
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statistics and helpful encouragement towards being a first gen. college student

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Banksy: Better Out Than In

Banksy: Better Out Than In | social justice | Scoop.it
BETTER OUT THAN IN: For his latest exhibition, Banksy is attempting a month-long residency on the streets of New York City, with fresh works every day in October.
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10 Surprising statistics about adult learners

10 Surprising statistics about adult learners | social justice | Scoop.it
For adults who bypassed college for a job, travel, marriage or babies, a college education is a tempting goal. Here are some facts you probably didn't know.
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This gives insight towards some of the reasons adults are in college, or why it takes so long for them to finish. Finances play a major role in how long it'll take for a student to complete their program.

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Fast Facts

The NCES Fast Facts Tool provides quick answers to many education questions (National Center for Education Statistics). Get answers on Early Childhood Education, Elementary and Secondary Education and Higher Education here.
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Great statistics about adult learners. Very factual, and interesting to see how numbers have changed over the years.

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How Social Media Leads To Social Change [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter

How Social Media Leads To Social Change [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter | social justice | Scoop.it
How Social Media Leads To Social Change [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Really great information from an info graphic about the percentage of adults that want to make social change, and how they can do it via social media.

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5 Ways to Improve Your Child’s Mental Health

5 Ways to Improve Your Child’s Mental Health | social justice | Scoop.it
May 9th, 2013 has been declared Children's Mental Health Awareness Day by the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). "The effort

Via Smitha Vincent
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Helpful tips on how to encourage children and keep their brains feeling good! Something people don't always think about until it's too far gone.

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10 Ways to Teach Kids About Diversity

10 Ways to Teach Kids About Diversity | social justice | Scoop.it
Have your kids ever wondered why people look different, or talk with an accent, or celebrate different holidays? Mighty Mommy has 10 tips on teaching your kids about cultural diversity.
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great tips on how to educate your kids about other cultures. When it comes to making changes in the world, starting with kids is crucial, lets make these changes!

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Tips for First-Generation College Applicants

Tips for First-Generation College Applicants | social justice | Scoop.it
Admissions officers seek a diverse student body and want to hear what has shaped a student’s life, including if you are the first in your family to attend college.
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helpful tips and support about being a first gen. college student.

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10 Most Brilliant Social Psychology Experiments — PsyBlog

10 Most Brilliant Social Psychology Experiments — PsyBlog | social justice | Scoop.it
Ten of the most influential social psychology experiments.
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Voices of Youth on Social Justice

Sous-titres en français - Subtitulado en español - English subtitles Featuring the voices of young people, this video asks what are the challenges to achievi...
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