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Twitter - A Necessity for Educators in 2012

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Twitter A Necessity for Educators in 2012�Twitter won�t change your life, but it might make your job more fun and a little easier� - NEAWhat is Twitter?
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Ban? Fan? The continued debate of social media and classrooms
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Cool Visual On How Teachers and Students See Social Media ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Cool Visual On How Teachers and Students See Social Media ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Social Media & Schools | Scoop.it
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Policy Priorities:Can Social Media and School Policies be "Friends"?:Can Social Media and School Policies be "Friends"?

Policy Priorities:Can Social Media and School Policies be "Friends"?:Can Social Media and School Policies be "Friends"? | Social Media & Schools | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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Teacher vs Student: How Each Actually Uses Social Media - Edudemic

Teacher vs Student: How Each Actually Uses Social Media - Edudemic | Social Media & Schools | Scoop.it
At some point in my life, a few years back, Facebook became much less....interesting to me. Much less cool, even. I thought it was me. I assumed I was getting old and that my friends, acquaintances, and I were just doing less interesting stuff.
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60 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom by Category

60 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom by Category | Social Media & Schools | Scoop.it
  via TeachThought Social media offers some great opportunities for learning in the classroom, bringing together the ability to collaborate, access worldwide resources, and find new and intere...
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Social media in the classroom: Why and how to use it - VOXXI

Social media in the classroom: Why and how to use it - VOXXI | Social Media & Schools | Scoop.it
Should teachers use social media in the classroom? As with every other educational tool, there are a few guidelines to follow before introducing it.
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20 BYOD Resources For The 21st Century Schools

20 BYOD Resources For The 21st Century Schools | Social Media & Schools | Scoop.it
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alistairm 's curator insight, July 24, 2013 6:23 AM

Useful summary of lots of different articles on Bring Your Own Device learning. Mainly US based examples.

Angela C. Dowd's curator insight, July 24, 2013 5:01 PM

Thanks for this scoop! The TeachThought site has helpful links related to students bringing their own devices (BYOD). I think it's important to find ways to resolve problems around BYOD because having a device you are comfortable using adds value.

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The Dos and Don’ts of Teaching Digital Literacy | Common Sense Media

The Dos and Don’ts of Teaching Digital Literacy | Common Sense Media | Social Media & Schools | Scoop.it
Is there a right and a wrong way to teach social media in schools? Some administrators think so. Many schools across the country have banned the use...
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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Student Social Media Use - Online Universities.com

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Student Social Media Use - Online Universities.com | Social Media & Schools | Scoop.it
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What Schools are Really Blocking When They Block Social Media | DMLcentral

What Schools are Really Blocking When They Block Social Media | DMLcentral | Social Media & Schools | Scoop.it
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The 21st Century Principal: Top 10 Tips for Using Social Media for Administrators & Other Educators

The 21st Century Principal: Top 10 Tips for Using Social Media for Administrators & Other Educators | Social Media & Schools | Scoop.it

According to Andy Beal and Judy Strauss, authors of Radically Transparent: Monitoring and Managing Reputations Online, “Shifting from traditional to social media requires new skills, new tools, and an understanding of social media platforms.” Any school leader bringing an archaic understanding and knowledge of old media to social media is in danger of looking foolish and perhaps in danger of getting himself in major trouble with stakeholders.

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Social Media for School Leaders | Powerful Learning Practice

Social Media for School Leaders | Powerful Learning Practice | Social Media & Schools | Scoop.it

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Guide to Twitter in the K-8 Classroom | Langwitches Blog

Guide to Twitter in the K-8 Classroom | Langwitches Blog | Social Media & Schools | Scoop.it
Twitter, without a doubt, has become the social network for educators to take their professional development into their own hands.
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Is Kindergarten Too Early to Learn to Tweet?

Is Kindergarten Too Early to Learn to Tweet? | Social Media & Schools | Scoop.it
Most of us would agree that the Twitter-verse is more appropriate for the likes of celebrities and politicians than young children. But some ...
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Teachers Making Use Of Pinterest - Tech, Gadget & Geeky News ...

Teachers Making Use Of Pinterest - Tech, Gadget & Geeky News ... | Social Media & Schools | Scoop.it

Like many of the other social media sites, available Pinterest has its fans and those who do not like it all. However, as with all social media...


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7 Ways Teachers Use Social Media in the Classroom

7 Ways Teachers Use Social Media in the Classroom | Social Media & Schools | Scoop.it
How are teachers infusing social media into their everyday lessons? Here are some examples and ideas for how to best engage students.
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Visual Thinking Strategies

Visual Thinking Strategies is a curriculum developed by Abigail Housen and Philip Yenawine, designed to foster critical thinking skills through interaction w...
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Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: 5 Reasons to Allow Students to Use Cell Phones in Class

Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: 5 Reasons to Allow Students to Use Cell Phones in Class | Social Media & Schools | Scoop.it
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Why Public School Leaders Must Embrace Social Media Now - Forbes

Why Public School Leaders Must Embrace Social Media Now - Forbes | Social Media & Schools | Scoop.it
Should public school leaders embrace social media? Consultant Joel Gagne says they can't afford not to. (Image via CrunchBase) The following is a guest post by Joel Gagne, CEO of Allerton Hill Consulting.
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gwynethjones's curator insight, March 18, 2013 9:48 AM

"...if schools want to improve their image with taxpayers, they must begin to use social media."

Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, March 18, 2013 1:40 PM

Not just for school leaders....we all need to use social media better to promote and share our resources. 

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Twitter - A Necessity for Educators in 2012

Twitter - A Necessity for Educators in 2012 | Social Media & Schools | Scoop.it
Twitter A Necessity for Educators in 2012�Twitter won�t change your life, but it might make your job more fun and a little easier� - NEAWhat is Twitter?
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Using Facebook to build community in large college classes (essay) | Inside Higher Ed

Using Facebook to build community in large college classes (essay) | Inside Higher Ed | Social Media & Schools | Scoop.it
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Update – Conference Talk: From Enemy to Asset, Cell Phones in the Classroom

Update – Conference Talk: From Enemy to Asset, Cell Phones in the Classroom | Social Media & Schools | Scoop.it
Today, I gave my talk "Cell Phones in the Classroom: From Enemy to Asset," (see my previous post on preparing for it) for the Independent Curriculum Group at the beautiful campus of St. Stephen's ...
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New Bronx charter school will use technology to  expose kids to  international cultures in the classroom 

New Bronx charter school will use technology to  expose kids to  international cultures in the classroom  | Social Media & Schools | Scoop.it
The creators of a new charter school opening in the Bronx next fall couldn’t be more different, but they have a shared vision: exposing underprivileged kids to international cultures through technology.
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5 Tips for Teachers to Navigate Facebook's Features and Risks – SchoolBook

5 Tips for Teachers to Navigate Facebook's Features and Risks – SchoolBook | Social Media & Schools | Scoop.it
Many teachers view Facebook as a digital monster, poised to steal their privacy and set them up for ethical breaches with their students.
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