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Mashpedia, a real-time discovery engine for the classroom and journalists

Mashpedia, a real-time discovery engine for the classroom and journalists | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it
Mashpedia a free topic-based encyclopedia that fetches content from many different sources (Wikipedia, Google, Twitter, Digg, YouTube...) to bring you the best results in real-time and in one spot....
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Chris Jones's curator insight, October 23, 2013 1:07 PM

Very nice source for curating content!

R Nagarajan's curator insight, October 24, 2013 2:02 AM

Mashpedia, A great resource for interesting content which normally wont come before our eyes...

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Tweet2Cite: A great Twitter citation generator for academic papers

Tweet2Cite: A great Twitter citation generator for academic papers | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it
When working on a research paper, a student may find some great information on Twitter that they would like to cite. They just need to format the content to meet academic requirements. Let me intro...
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Very useful tool for students, IMHO. Saves you a lot of typing. 

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Gilbert Faure au nom de l'ASSIM's comment, October 8, 2013 3:36 AM
.. in a very short time, like so many dead links in blogs or websites! It is so difficult to push students, even postgraduate citing primary scientific resources!
LucaVanin's comment, October 8, 2013 3:50 AM
I think that could be useful for all that cases in which students work on communciation and online resources: a quick method to track online resources and correclty citing authors.
Cendrine Marrouat - www.socialmediaslant.com's comment, October 8, 2013 4:19 AM
Tweets are available until a user decides to take them down or Twitter deletes an account.

Plus, it is allowed by universities, so why not?
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Rewordify helps you understand complex language

Rewordify helps you understand complex language | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it
Reading is a fun activity -- unless you keep having to open a dictionary every two minutes. Let me introduce you to Rewordify. Created by Neil M. Goldman, the tool helps students understand complex...
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Reading can be a lot of fun, except if you need to open a dictionary every two minutes, right?

 

Well, problem solved! Rewordify will help you understand the most difficult words and phrases in digital texts.

 

I tried it today with a passage from Kant’s "Critique of Practical Reason" and I find it quite good.

 

Rewordify targets students, but I think it could be helpful to a lot of us. We are not all philosophers, economists, or politicians…

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Can teenagers learn social media responsibility from teachers?

Can teenagers learn social media responsibility from teachers? | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it
Teacher and social media advocate Starr Sackstein discusses how examples of exploitative behavior have obscured the value of teachers as models for social media behavior.
Cendrine Marrouat - www.socialmediaslant.com's insight:

Here is a topic that deserves more discussions. I personally am against students friending their teachers on Facebook. 

 

While I see nothing wrong with setting up blogs or Pages to communicate with kids, there are boundaries that should not be crossed.

 

What about you? Maybe I am old-fashioned...

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WordPress launches Classrooms page

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WordPress announced on Wednesday the launch of a new product geared at K-12 education professionals.
With WordPress.com Classrooms, teachers can take advantage
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I like how WordPress always tries to stay on top of things. Could be an interesting option for teachers!

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Convert Any Presentation Into a Talking Video in Your Preferred Language: SlideTalk.net

 

 


Via Robin Good, Gust MEES, Gerrit Bes
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Javier Arana's curator insight, July 3, 10:18 AM

Un manera de subir presentaciones, escribir texto y que una voz profesional de voz a texto grabe la presentación. La cuenta libre permite hasta 15 slides por presentación. Me parece, interesante. Lo comparto.

Minerva Bueno's curator insight, July 12, 9:19 AM

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Education and technology: Some trends for 2013 (Infographic)

Education and technology: Some trends for 2013 (Infographic) | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it
Want to know what to expect in education in 2013? Check out OnlineCollege.net’s new infographic on potential tech and social media trends. Infographic created by OnlineColleges.net.
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GIBS Information Centre / GIBSIC's curator insight, February 1, 2013 3:43 AM

Ackn. =  online, e-learning the 'new normal'?  potential tech and social media trends

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Wikimedia Foundation announces 9th annual fundraiser

Wikimedia Foundation announces 9th annual fundraiser | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it
When it comes to online knowledge, Wikipedia is undoubtedly the resource that many could not do without anymore.
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When it comes to online knowledge, Wikipedia is undoubtedly the resource that many could not do without anymore. However, without the generosity of Internet users, the encyclopedia and all other Wikimedia Foundation’s projects would not be able to survive.

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Esther Coronel De Iberkleid's comment, December 28, 2012 5:13 PM
Cendrine we met before in a group in FB. It is a real pleasure to meet here now. Feel free to check all my topics and comment. I will check yours as well. We keep in touch.
Cendrine Marrouat - www.socialmediaslant.com's comment, December 28, 2012 5:20 PM
I know we met on Facebook. ;-) I'll check your topics when I have a minute.
Esther Coronel De Iberkleid's comment, December 28, 2012 5:50 PM
Take care you have amazing information. Thank you!
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25 Fun & Informative Hashtags for Lifelong Learners - Best Colleges Online

25 Fun & Informative Hashtags for Lifelong Learners - Best Colleges Online | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it
Harness the power of Twitter by searching these fun hashtags that will ensure you never close the book on your education.
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