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A Teacher's Guide To Web 2.0 at School

A quick guide to help teachers get started with Web 2.0. Stick figures included!

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Ove Christensen's comment, October 2, 2011 8:27 AM
sacha's presentation is unsurpassed for new teachers and teachers affraid of web 2.0 tools. It's great that it becomes more and more widespread. I use it whenever I do presentations for teachers.
markPLN's comment, November 21, 2011 8:44 PM
What a great series of slides. This might motivate some who are afraid to step outside their comfort zone. Thanks.
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How to Connect With Other Teachers in the Social Age | Edudemic

How to Connect With Other Teachers in the Social Age | Edudemic | Social Media 4 Education | Scoop.it

Feeling isolated and crunched for time used to mean that teachers weren’t able to collaborate.With new media, shifting standards, and evolving pedagogies, teachers need a community to lean on.


Luckily, some of these same emerging trends in technology and teaching can help teachers connect with each other and exchange ideas and resources.

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7 Tips for Being a Successful Online Student | Edudemic

7 Tips for Being a Successful Online Student | Edudemic | Social Media 4 Education | Scoop.it

Over a third of all higher education students are taking at least one of their courses online, and more than 12% are enrolled in online courses exclusively.


Clearly students, professors, and colleges are all coming around to the idea of distance education.

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10 Reasons Twitter Works In Education

10 Reasons Twitter Works In Education | Social Media 4 Education | Scoop.it
10 Reasons Twitter Works In Education

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4 Ways Online Training Increases Productivity

4 Ways Online Training Increases Productivity | Social Media 4 Education | Scoop.it

According to the American Management Association, programs that focus on future career development or improved work skills are effective in retaining employees and in heightening their creativity.


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Social Media in Education: Resource Toolkit

Social Media in Education: Resource Toolkit | Social Media 4 Education | Scoop.it

This collection of blogs, articles, and videos aims to help educators deploy social-media tools to develop professionally, connect with parents and communities, and engage students in 21st-century learning.

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6 Futuristic Google Tools That Feel Like Science Fiction | The Gooru

6 Futuristic Google Tools That Feel Like Science Fiction | The Gooru | Social Media 4 Education | Scoop.it

Self-driving cars, Google Glass, and virtual reality headsets, it is no secret that Google builds products that seem to be pulled straight from the imaginations of science fiction writers..


Via Chris Carter, Dean J. Fusto, Suvi Salo
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Chris Carter's curator insight, July 2, 1:06 PM

Very nice, especially the sky watching tool.

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The psychology of how we learn

The psychology of how we learn | Social Media 4 Education | Scoop.it

The worlds of sales and marketing are undergoing a significant paradigm shift. The days of ‘pitching, closing, and presenting have come to an end.’


As buyers become more empowered—and knowledge oriented—in their decision-making processes, businesses are taking on new roles as educators.

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Why Online Students Succeed

Why Online Students Succeed | Social Media 4 Education | Scoop.it

Improving online student success can be overwhelming, but findings from a recent Eduventures study suggest that it is not as complicated as it seems.


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, June 16, 10:56 AM

Bottom line: back to basics... online teaching basics that is. 

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10 Digital Tools for Teaching You Can Learn This Summer

10 Digital Tools for Teaching You Can Learn This Summer | Social Media 4 Education | Scoop.it
You've reached the time of year that EVERY teacher dreams of from the first day of school: summer break. Now, as you pack your bags and head for that

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jbcassidy's curator insight, July 23, 8:48 AM

Gotta get going on some of these digital tools! Amazing possibilities!

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How Meditation Can Help Students Master Life | Edudemic

How Meditation Can Help Students Master Life | Edudemic | Social Media 4 Education | Scoop.it

Meditation is a practice that has a long history dating back to Hindu traditions of Ancient India.


There was always something a bit mystical or mysterious about meditation, but as science has shown in recent years, it is not as “out there” as many think.


This article goes into the benefits of meditation and the different methods of meditation that students can use in order to excel in school, perform at a high level in sports and extracurricular activities, and have more emotional control over oneself.

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Why Teachers and Students Should Blog | Edudemic

Why Teachers and Students Should Blog | Edudemic | Social Media 4 Education | Scoop.it

Blogs have the potential to expand student creativity, not to mention their writing skills. Language Arts and Reading specialists will love that, right?


But how do I convince them that their students are thirsty for the knowledge they want to share but not the same way that they themselves obtained it?

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The Teacher of Tomorrow – What makes a 21st Century Educator?

The Teacher of Tomorrow – What makes a 21st Century Educator? | Social Media 4 Education | Scoop.it

Technology is only as good as the people who use it. Same as education is only as good as the people who teach. With rapid digital advances in personal computing and social networking, teachers need to adapt just as quickly to put these developments into good use in the classroom.


Technology makes the tools, but what are the general characteristics that make an effective educator a 21st century educator?


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Chris Carter's curator insight, May 25, 7:13 PM

An opinion piece that is light, but accurate.

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Don't be embarrassed and aim to make 200 mistakes. ANYONE can learn a language in just three months

Don't be embarrassed and aim to make 200 mistakes. ANYONE can learn a language in just three months | Social Media 4 Education | Scoop.it

Since 2003, Lewis has become a fluent and confident speaker of seven languages; and he's able to have confident conversations in many others.

His aim is to help people feel confident in speaking another language, even if they've only just started learning.

He says his mission in life is 'giving people permission to make mistakes,' as 'the more mistakes you make, the faster you become a confident language learner.'

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31 things the Internet can teach you for Free

31 things the Internet can teach you for Free | Social Media 4 Education | Scoop.it
Learn Spanish while brewing your own beer, raising your own chickens, and taking a Harvard class on American Government.

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The 20 best universities in the world

The 20 best universities in the world | Social Media 4 Education | Scoop.it

Harvard University is the best university in the world, according to a new list from the Center for World University Rankings.

CWUR uses eight distinct indicators to determine their rankings, with categories including quality of education, alumni employment, and influence.

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13 Google tricks that will change the way you search

13 Google tricks that will change the way you search | Social Media 4 Education | Scoop.it
With over 900 million people using Gmail and 11.9 billion monthly searches,Google's dominance in online search is unquestioned.

Via steve batchelder, massimo facchinetti, Marta Torán, Yashy Tohsaku, diane gusa
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Marta Torán's curator insight, June 7, 5:31 AM

Algunos trucos de búsqueda con Google

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Learning: It's All About the Connections

Learning: It's All About the Connections | Social Media 4 Education | Scoop.it

Connection and all of its implications is one of the most important concepts in understanding, engaging in, and facilitating powerful learning experiences.


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Julie Cumming-Debrot's curator insight, July 7, 2:38 AM

Thanks for sharing Marco.  Brilliant.

Carolyn Williams's curator insight, July 10, 6:37 AM

It is ..

Ron McIntyre's curator insight, July 11, 9:49 AM

It is really true, learning is totally about connections.

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Nine Ways to Help Students Embrace the Revision Process

Nine Ways to Help Students Embrace the Revision Process | Social Media 4 Education | Scoop.it

There are certain things teachers can do to keep the testing and revision stage interesting..


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Vladimir Kukharenko's curator insight, July 3, 2:31 AM

about disign thinking

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9 Characteristics of 21st Century Learning

9 Characteristics of 21st Century Learning | Social Media 4 Education | Scoop.it
From TeachThought comes an insightful article and infographic featuring a take on the crucial characteristics of 21st century learning.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa) , Suvi Salo
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Tony Guzman's curator insight, June 30, 9:38 AM

This article suggests some characteristics of the 21st century learner. What are you thoughts on this? Do we learn the same as in centuries past or are these valid characteristics?

Elena Savina's curator insight, June 30, 11:06 AM

Хорошая диаграмма о сдвигах в обучении!

Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, July 3, 9:12 AM

Thanks Tom for sharing.

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The Most Powerful 8 Minutes for Student Engagement

The Most Powerful 8 Minutes for Student Engagement | Social Media 4 Education | Scoop.it
One of the most important lessons we ever learned might have been when we discovered that we could solve maze puzzles by starting from the end and working our way backwards to the start.

Via Yashy Tohsaku, Dean J. Fusto, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD, Luciana Viter
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Christina Dillard's curator insight, July 17, 11:31 AM

Assessments work the same way. When you have the end in mind,  you can stay focused when you work your way to reach the goals.

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The 4 Roles of Social Media in Online Learning

The 4 Roles of Social Media in Online Learning | Social Media 4 Education | Scoop.it

We primarily use social media to connect with our friends from different parts of the world.


What if I told you that social media can also be used, not only for entertainment and communication, but also for learning? 

Here are four uses of social media to aid you in your personal (or professional) learning.

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Arts education goes MOOC

Arts education goes MOOC | Social Media 4 Education | Scoop.it
A new platform, Kadenze, was designed to handle the needs of creative arts courses.

Via Peter Mellow, Luciana Viter, Suvi Salo
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Essential Skill Sets for the Higher Education Inbound Marketer

Essential Skill Sets for the Higher Education Inbound Marketer | Social Media 4 Education | Scoop.it

Whether you are currently working at a higher education institution and are delving into the world of inbound marketing or you are a job-seeker looking for a position in higher education marketing at a university or marketing agency..


there are skill sets that can help you succeed.

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8 Educational Websites to Help Students Gain Important Learning Skills

8 Educational Websites to Help Students Gain Important Learning Skills | Social Media 4 Education | Scoop.it

The platforms we curated for you today provide a myriad of useful resources to help students gain important skills.


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Learning How To Learn: Why You Need To Face Difficulty

Learning How To Learn: Why You Need To Face Difficulty | Social Media 4 Education | Scoop.it
The way we learn is outdated. Schools don’t get it right, and we’re starting to see why.

How much do you remember from your school years? You likely remember more about the people, the places, and the experiences, than you do any of the information from your classes.

The reason is our memory and how it functions.
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