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Various web tools used in teaching and learning. Pedagogy is key... How do I use these tools?
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A Visual Guide To Staying Safe On Social Media [Infographic]

A Visual Guide To Staying Safe On Social Media [Infographic] | Teaching Tools Today | Scoop.it
Staying safe on social media isn't easy. Social networks want a LOT of your information. Here's a visual guide to what you can (and can't) post.

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Infographics like this can make educaiton so much easier!

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John Thurlbeck, FCMI FRSA's curator insight, June 14, 2013 9:40 AM

As an emerging leader in the digital age, connecting with people is also about being visible in the 'social media' milieu ~ here's a very helpful infographic about some of the potential dangers of being active in social media.

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, June 14, 2013 1:57 PM

This is important for students who are just out there and, for that matter adults.

Dr. Debra Harper, Ed.D.'s curator insight, June 17, 2013 3:09 AM

Extremely important to educate all about dangers to individual lives when posting personal information--especially vulnerable children. 

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A Must Have Guide on Using Twitter in your Classroom

A Must Have Guide on Using Twitter in your Classroom | Teaching Tools Today | Scoop.it

Another great Twitter resource for educators.This is a special guide full of tips, tutorials, and ways other teachers are using Twitter. Click on any title to access the article. If you are still struggling to find ideas on how to use this social networking site with your students then you don`t need to go any further, the guide below is more than enough for you. I am recommending it for both starters and experienced Twitter users and I am pretty sure you will love it as much as I did. I will definitely add this guide to our Twitter for Teachers section here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. Enjoy

 


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Twitter is a fantastic tool. I'm using with my class. We have a secure account so not everyone can see us but we can see that is happening in the world. The children love sharing their work on Twitter. We are linked with parents and other classes. The discussions we have around approriate material to put on Twitter and who we should accept as our followers is a real world experience for the students

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Tim Kerr's curator insight, February 26, 2013 2:20 AM

Probably applies more to senior secondary and tertiary ed, but handy nonetheless.

Allan Shaw's curator insight, February 28, 2013 4:04 AM

Not all are directly applicable to all schools but a good list none the less.

Alison Hewett's curator insight, April 6, 2013 11:34 PM

Must get more teachers using Twitter

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Top Twitter Abbreviations You Need to Know | Social Media Today

Top Twitter Abbreviations You Need to Know | Social Media Today | Teaching Tools Today | Scoop.it
by Bliss Hanlin, a Community Manager for eModeration Twitter abbreviations and acronyms are an odd mash-up of text slang, old school chat room phrases, common sense short forms and corporate buzzwords.  There is nothing more terrible than parsing ...

 

Read more, a MUST when Tweeting:

http://socialmediatoday.com/node/512987

 


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Jodi Lynn's curator insight, December 13, 2012 6:54 PM

This is great not just for Twitter, but also Facebook and plain texting.

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Twitter Safety: Keeping young people safe on Twitter

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Twitter is popular with everyone but due to the very open nature of Twitter younger users should take extra caution. Remember everything you post to Twitter with an open profile can be seen by anyone in the world and is very easy to search for.

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Bullying and cyber safety are very important issues. This is a good read with useful ideas.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, March 2, 2013 12:14 AM

Check it out and teach youth about it!

 

Gust MEES's curator insight, March 2, 2013 12:17 AM

Check it out and teach youth about it!


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Social media for teachers [Infographic]

Social media for teachers [Infographic] | Teaching Tools Today | Scoop.it

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Very interesting summary of social media in schools. What sort of tools does your school utilise?

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davidconover's curator insight, February 7, 2013 12:19 PM

This chart has some fantastic info for you teachers that use technology in the classroom.

Gaurav Pandey's curator insight, February 11, 2013 9:35 AM

Great infographic. 

Robert Blair's curator insight, February 14, 2013 7:02 AM

I think that this is such a great visual for my generation. It is so representative of how we rely, and use technology to demonstrate common core values in the classroom. This is great but it also could be our achilles heel, we need to apeal to all types of learners and visual is just one, there are so many more type that must be catered to so that we can be affective.

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Social Media Basics for educators

So your academic project is running successfully. Fantastic! Now it’s time to spread the word to your community and beyond.

 

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http://fr.slideshare.net/nmc/hp-catalyst-online-workshop-social-media-basics

 


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