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Ways social media and social networking are being used in educational settings.
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Social Media - Rules & Policies - New York City Department of Education

Social Media - Rules & Policies - New York City Department of Education | Social Media Use in Education | Scoop.it
Fall 2013 In an increasingly digital world, we seek to offer our students the opportunities that multi-media learning can provide, which is why we allow and encourage the appropriate use of these
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A Teacher’s Guide to Social Media

A Teacher’s Guide to Social Media | Social Media Use in Education | Scoop.it
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Social Networking with Our Students

Social Networking with Our Students -- considering digital identity, privacy and authenticity.
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T is for teaching

T is for teaching | Social Media Use in Education | Scoop.it
Welcome to the social media revolution. An 11-year-old can ask the Prime Minister about education policy in the time it would take to lick a stamp. ''It's fun because you get to tell the world what you've learned,'' Campbell says.
 
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Social Media: Guidelines for School Administrators | District Administration Magazine

Social Media: Guidelines for School Administrators | District Administration Magazine | Social Media Use in Education | Scoop.it

Social media tools like Facebook, Myspace, Instagram, Google+ and Flickr are potentially exciting learning and teaching tools that can help teachers and students make connections to ideas, skills and concepts in a 21st-century learning environment. However, social media are getting a bad rap in education. Some students use the tools in ways that pit their First Amendment rights against their responsibilities as students in brick-and-mortar schools.

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Ways to use Facebook effectively in class | ZDNet

Ways to use Facebook effectively in class | ZDNet | Social Media Use in Education | Scoop.it
How to use Facebook as a classroom resource rather than a gimmick.
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The Benefits of Kids Joining a Social Network

The Benefits of Kids Joining a Social Network | Social Media Use in Education | Scoop.it
Kids under 13 aren't allowed to join adult networks like Facebook, but here are 4 benefits to joining kid-friendly social networks.
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5 Tips for Creating Social Networking School Guidelines | EdReach

5 Tips for Creating Social Networking School Guidelines | EdReach | Social Media Use in Education | Scoop.it

The question remains for many educators: Are you social with your students? How about with parents? Looking at social from that perspective places an entire new lens on how people look at (and should look at) social networking.

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Pros and Cons of Social Media in Education | Online Universities

Pros and Cons of Social Media in Education | Online Universities | Social Media Use in Education | Scoop.it
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Social Learning: A Future of Learning

Looking at how new technologies change the form of learning...
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Ten ways schools are using social media effectively | eSchool News

Ten ways schools are using social media effectively | eSchool News | Social Media Use in Education | Scoop.it
To understand how social media, an almost integral part of our current culture, can benefit K-12 schools and districts, we asked eSchool News readers: “Name one way you use social networking in your school/district.
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Social Networking TechForum

Social, Professional and Academic Networking: Ready for School?
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Microblogging: making the case for social networking in education

Microblogging: making the case for social networking in education | Social Media Use in Education | Scoop.it
José Picardo | internet resources, modern languages, views and opinions...
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The Use of Social Media in School

The Use of Social Media in School | Social Media Use in Education | Scoop.it
Teachers and schools are attempting to leverage the engaging qualities of social media for use in the classroom and beyond.
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Social media for teaching, learning, and researching

Social Media for learning, teaching and researching

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A Resources special: Online learning - Education needs to plug into Web 2.0 - resources - TES

Social media is not the enemy. In fact, it can be a valuable asset in
the classroom, argues Tom Barrett
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Taking a Closer Look at Kids Online: Opportunities and Challenges in Social Networking Forums

Taking a Closer Look at Kids Online: Opportunities and Challenges in Social Networking Forums | Social Media Use in Education | Scoop.it
A growing number of kids at increasingly younger ages are engaging in online social networking today--a development that is leading to a surge of news stories, media attention, and economic investment.
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How to Create Social Media Guidelines for Your School

Social media is fast becoming as ubiquitous as the air we breathe. In recent months, many schools and districts around the country have taken steps to create social media policies and guidelines for their students and staff
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'Real World' Social Media Helps Students Bond, Say Researchers

'Real World' Social Media Helps Students Bond, Say Researchers | Social Media Use in Education | Scoop.it
While socializing virtually can make it harder for students to make deep connections with one another, new studies suggest that situations like video-chats or avatar environments can lead to more natural engagement.
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Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: #ASCD12-A Presentation On Creating Social Media Policies For Schools And Districts

Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: #ASCD12-A Presentation On Creating Social Media Policies For Schools And Districts | Social Media Use in Education | Scoop.it

ASCD 2012 Presentation -  topic was creating and crafting social media policies for schools and districts.

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7 Tips For Using Social Media in Your Classroom

7 Tips For Using Social Media in Your Classroom | Social Media Use in Education | Scoop.it

Teachers can use social media to meet students on their own turf and provide an engaging avenue to learning. In this post, we'll take a look at using social networks and microblogging platforms. Let's jump in and take a look at several lesson ideas.

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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 Use in Education | Scoop.it

The debates about schools and social media are a subject of great public and policy interests. In reality, the debate has been shaped by one key fact: the almost universal decision by school administrators to block social media. Because social media is such a big part of many students social lives, cultural identities, and informal learning networks schools actually find themselves grappling with social media everyday but often from a defensive posture—reacting to student disputes that play out over social media or policing rather than engaging student’s social media behaviors.

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Policy Priorities:Can Social Media and School Policies be "Friends"?:Students Like Social Media

Policy Priorities:Can Social Media and School Policies be "Friends"?:Students Like Social Media | Social Media Use in Education | Scoop.it

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How to Create Social Media Guidelines for Your School

How to Create Social Media Guidelines for Your School | Social Media Use in Education | Scoop.it
Get the seven steps (and a roundup of valuable resources) you need to help bring social media in your classroom.
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100 Inspiring Ways to Use Social Media In the Classroom | Online Universities

100 Inspiring Ways to Use Social Media In the Classroom | Online Universities | Social Media Use in Education | Scoop.it
Social media may have started out as a fun way to connect with friends, but it has evolved to become a powerful tool for education and business.
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This article lists several different Social Media resources and suggestions regarding how they can be used in the classroom. These resources could be used to support the Digital Technologies processes and production skills strand of the proposed Technologies learning area of the Australian Curriculum. There resources can be applied to the sub-strands, 'Creating and interacting online' and, 'Managing and analysing data". Different resources are suited to different year levels.