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4 Powerful Twitter Apps for Teachers Professional Development

4 Powerful Twitter Apps for Teachers Professional Development | Social Media | Scoop.it

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Check out these four Twitter apps for teacher PD!

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20 helpful apps for teachers and educators

20 helpful apps for teachers and educators | Social Media | Scoop.it
Students shouldn't be the only ones trying to use their smartphones in the classroom. Check out our top picks for the best apps for teachers and educators.

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This is a great resource for #ucdsb teachers - some great apps here, let me know what you think after you try them out! #ucdsbtech #21stcenturylearning

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Brentwood School Economics Department's curator insight, August 18, 2015 8:51 AM
Simple list of recommended apps with brief summary of what each one does.
Lee Hall's curator insight, August 19, 2015 4:26 PM

A few of these apps cost, but most are free. 

Gert Nilsson's curator insight, December 18, 2015 6:59 AM

Det är inte bara eleverna som ska försöka använda den smarta telefonen i klassrummet!!

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7 Twitter Tips to Help Teachers Become Tweeting Pros

Teachers new to Twitter had a lot to learn in this TCEA 2015 session. 

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Basic tips for beginning 'Tweeters'!

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25 ideas for your social media network strategy

25 ideas for your social media network strategy | Social Media | Scoop.it
 Make tweetable moments in presentations. When you give a talk to a relevant business audience, include your Twitter handle at the bottom of every slide. One popular speaking tip these days is to actually spoon-feed the audience tidbits they can easily tweet along with your presentation. Some speakers even have short sayings from their speech in slides to encourage tweeting and new followers.

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Some valuable tips here to help with your social media strategy.

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David Blundell's curator insight, January 29, 2015 6:05 AM

Here are 25 fantastic Twitter tips from @markwschaefer to help you build your social media strategy . . .

Bharat Employment's curator insight, January 29, 2015 11:39 PM

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7 Good Grading iPad Apps for Teachers

7 Good Grading iPad Apps for Teachers | Social Media | Scoop.it

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For my teacher colleagues: 7 Good Grading iPad Apps

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10 Steps To Promote Your School | TechFaster

Even if a school does everything right, only a small number of people in a community may hear about it. Administrators and educators are slowly coming around to accept that schools, too, require marketing and public relations. Although resistance to the idea of some type of promotional effort is necessary, it is still an abstraction and a source of much confusion. However, the following 10 simple steps will help you get your school’s promotional efforts off to a good start: Create a positive fir

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10 Steps To Promote Your School #ucdsb #schoolpr
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Math Word Wall Posters for Elementary School Classrooms

Math Word Wall Posters for Elementary School Classrooms | Social Media | Scoop.it

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Math word wall posters

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Connected Librarian Day - Resources

Connected Librarian Day - Resources | Social Media | Scoop.it

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Library resources for the connected librarian.  #ucdsb #learningcommons

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10 Most Popular Teaching Tools Used This Year | Edudemic

10 Most Popular Teaching Tools Used This Year | Edudemic | Social Media | Scoop.it

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Some great teaching tools used in 2015 - have you tried any of these in your classroom?

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Field Trips - Take a Tour with #Google Through Tour Builder

Field Trips - Take a Tour with #Google Through Tour Builder | Social Media | Scoop.it

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Now this is cool!

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14 Ways to Make Your Twitter Updates More Creative

14 Ways to Make Your Twitter Updates More Creative | Social Media | Scoop.it
Are you looking for creative ways to improve your Twitter updates? Do you want to spark better conversations with your followers? Coming up with interesting content ideas for tweets can be challenging for social media marketers. In this article I share 14 ways you can achieve more engagement with your Twitter audience. #1: Questions Tweet…

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Twitter updates need to be interesting - here are some creative ways to improve your tweets, and engage your followers.

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David Blundell's curator insight, November 14, 2014 2:56 AM

Great ideas - Love this very simple photo tweet from KLM that is an easy way to promote your brand in the moment with a smart phone and bit of inspiration. Not everything needs an expensive photo shoot . . .

Ann Windham's curator insight, November 14, 2014 10:45 AM

BE Creative, NOW.. we hear this every day.  Here are some tips for creative ways to improve Twitter updates.

Valerie Adler's curator insight, January 17, 2015 4:56 AM

There are some really great - and fresh - tips here on how to write tweets that get people engaged!

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Finding free image resources without violating copyright | Skaffl

Finding free image resources without violating copyright | Skaffl | Social Media | Scoop.it
Blog post on the why students need to learn to worry about copyright and a list of websites that host copyright free or easy to attribute images.

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Guide to copyright issues when using images from the internet - great info for students and staff!

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Five Good Resources for Teaching Digital Safety and Citizenship to Elementary School Students

Five Good Resources for Teaching Digital Safety and Citizenship to Elementary School Students | Social Media | Scoop.it
Following yesterday's post on Seven Deadly Digital Sins I received a couple of requests for digital safety and citizenship resources appropriate for elementary school students. Here are some of my ...

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Need some resources to help you teach your students/children digital literacy?   Have a look at these!

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Marie Vans's curator insight, September 9, 2014 10:27 AM

With the increasing popularity of multi-player internet games in the elementary school crowd, this is more important than ever.

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How To Transcribe A YouTube Video

How To Transcribe A YouTube Video | Social Media | Scoop.it
Satyannarayana Asks: I have some university lectures saved on YouTube. How can I convert these into text? Matthew’s Reply: So, this is a really interesting question. We’ve looked at how to download videos from YouTube before. We’ve dissected all the ways you can convert a video file to an MP3. But we’ve never looked at…

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It is important to be able to transcribe video text for accessibility purposes - give this a try!

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Tony Guzman's curator insight, August 31, 2015 12:52 PM

I have not needed to do this yet but I figure that this can be beneficial to those looking to transcribe their YouTube videos.

Pantolin's curator insight, September 4, 2015 7:27 AM

Quieres la transcripción de un vídeo de YouTube? Esta herramienta te puede ayudar.

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Upload Campaign: Secrets to Become a Social Media Master

Upload Campaign: Secrets to Become a Social Media Master | Social Media | Scoop.it

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SHHH!  Social Media Secrets! #SMsecrets

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How To Calculate Social Media ROI » Search Engine People Blog

How To Calculate Social Media ROI » Search Engine People Blog | Social Media | Scoop.it

Although it's a tall order to fill, it's possible to produce good ROI from social media and measure the dollar amount showing how your marketing has paid off. You'll need to keep updated on social media's ever-evolving algorithms, strategies, and tools to land on a perfect count of the return investment on your efforts.

 

Below I have compiled a step-by-step guide with useful examples to give you a better idea on how you can simplify the process of measuring your social media ROI....


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WEBZAKO's curator insight, January 30, 2015 3:09 AM

Comment calculer le ROI des réseaux sociaux ? #socialmedia #roi

Gary Campbell's curator insight, January 30, 2015 8:00 AM

Return of Involvement now is much more important that Return on Investment. Engagement is the magic word.

John Norman's curator insight, January 30, 2015 4:22 PM

As the old saying goes..If you cannot measure it, you cannot manage it". This is the first attempt at measuring the ROI on media engagement that I have seen and it's worth reading and applying as best you can.

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Beginner's Guide: How to Advertise Your Business on Facebook

Beginner's Guide: How to Advertise Your Business on Facebook | Social Media | Scoop.it
Want to use Facebook ads, but not sure where to start? This Beginners Guide takes you through the basics of how to advertise your business on Facebook.

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If you are interested in using the reach of Facebook to promote your school/business, here is a basic guide which will get you started.
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Very useful! I like how it is broken down -- good for coaching beginners.
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New Tech Tools for a New Year! - Jan. 14 webinar 4 pm (est)

New Tech Tools for a New Year! - Jan. 14 webinar 4 pm (est) | Social Media | Scoop.it
Join Emily Gover and Michele Kirschenbaum, EasyBib's Lively Librarians, as they share some of the most innovative tools that teachers and librarians can use to make 2015 even more productive and fun!

Sign up today and we'll send you a link to our exclusive Google Hangout On Air 24-48 hours before the session on January 14. See ya there!

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Looking for new tech ideas to use in school?  Here are some innovative tools for teachers and library staff.

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Teachers Will Embrace Students’ Smartphone Addiction In 2015

Teachers Will Embrace Students’ Smartphone Addiction In 2015 | Social Media | Scoop.it
These are heady days for education technology. In fact, with big investments in outfits like Everspring and Udemy, I’d say 2014 was the biggest year yet in..

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Are your students addicted to their smartphones?

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Arizona State University, Claire McLaughlin's curator insight, January 7, 2015 9:50 PM

Smart phones are here to stay, and teachers have to deal with this fact. The part educators have to do is teach students what is believable on the internet and what tools they can use on their cell phones.

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16 Inspiring Quotes on Life & Leadership

Get inspired for the New Year with top insights from Oprah Winfrey, Ratan Tata, Marc Andreessen, John Doerr, and more. Watch the full videos of their Stanford …

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Check out these great quotes! #ucdsb #leadership #nextleveldriven

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Complete guide to all the Settings on the iPhone and iPad

Complete guide to all the Settings on the iPhone and iPad | Social Media | Scoop.it
This is our guide to the main settings you need to know in iOS 8. Learn how to configure Control Centre, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Data Roaming; find out how to manage Notifications and your privacy settings; set up a Personal Hotspot; use Siri and more.

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A helpful guide to optimizing your iPhone and/or iPad. 

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Microsoft Launches Office 365 Video to Help Companies Create and Share Videos More Easily

Microsoft Launches Office 365 Video to Help Companies Create and Share Videos More Easily | Social Media | Scoop.it
Microsoft has launched a new feature for its Office 365 productivity suite called Office 365 Videos that promises to make the process of disseminating business info and updates via video clips... Keep reading →

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Looking forward to checking this out!

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Facebook’s Privacy Basics shows users how to be in charge

Facebook’s Privacy Basics shows users how to be in charge | Social Media | Scoop.it
We've all been there (well, at least those who have Facebook accounts). You complain about how Facebook's privacy settings are sorely lacking and how it's so

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Read this for information on your privacy options in Facebook.

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Digital Citizenship Using Visual Metaphors (Darren Kuropatwa)

Digital Citizenship Using Visual Metaphors (Darren Kuropatwa) | Social Media | Scoop.it

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Looking to teach your kids about digital citizenship?  Here are some tips.

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Best Math Learning Tools on iPad and Other Tablets | iGameMom

Best Math Learning Tools on iPad and Other Tablets | iGameMom | Social Media | Scoop.it
Best Math Learning Tools for Kids and Other Tablets, part of our best learning tools for kids on tablet series. Amazingly, most of them are free!

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Wish I'd had these as a kid! :)

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