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Social Media a Cause: Learning Activity « User Generated Education

Social Media a Cause: Learning Activity « User Generated Education | Social Media in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Assisting learners in becoming social activists as part of the educational curriculum is based on three premises: Kids are bored and disengaged during school time. Young people are engaged in social activism outside of ...

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10 prominent examples of social media creating social change | memeburn

10 prominent examples of social media creating social change | memeburn | Social Media in the Classroom | Scoop.it

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Student Voice: social media in the classroom

Student Voice: social media in the classroom | Social Media in the Classroom | Scoop.it
My daughter Charlotte just completed a grade 11 online secondary school course (HNC3OE) on fashion & creative expression here in the Waterloo Region District School Board.  She was recently sha...

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Six social-media skills every leader needs - McKinsey Quarterly - Strategy - Innovation

Six social-media skills every leader needs - McKinsey Quarterly - Strategy - Innovation | Social Media in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Organizational social-media literacy is fast becoming a source of competitive advantage. Learn, through the lens of executives at General Electric, how you and your leaders can keep up. A McKinsey Quarterly Strategy article.

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3 Ways to Connect With Teens on Social Media, Tips From Sharpie ...

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The Teen Market: Learn how Sharpie successfully grew their market share to 89% of their category through a savvy understanding of how teens use social media. ...

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Examples of Social Media in Education - Social Media in Education

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Focus on Social Media in Education; Some benefits and examples


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How Social Media & Game Mechanics Can Motivate Students

Social media and online games have the potential to convey 21st century skills that aren’t necessarily part of school curricula — things like time management, leadership, teamwork and creative problem solving that will prepare teens for success in college and beyond.

[...] a lot of the psychology that motivates teens to play games holds potential. We need to figure out how to tap in.

[See article http://mashable.com/2011/05/26/social-media-games-education/ for descriptions of:]
• The Status Update and Checkins
• Leaderboards
• Leveling Up

[...] Social media and games have an incredible power to keep us engaged and connected... understanding the psychology of games and applying it to the way kids learn can help us break down persistent challenges. And, we might just have some fun along the way.


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