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How schools can utilise Social Media with students, teaching, professional support, communication, parents partnerships
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Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram – How Big Is Social Media Around The World? [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter

Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram – How Big Is Social Media Around The World? [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter | Building Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it
Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram – How Big Is Social Media Around The World? [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Interesting look at how prevalent social media is around the world now....

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Digital Tools to Connect Local Schools

Digital Tools to Connect Local Schools | Building Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it
While the schools in our district are not far apart in terms of distance, it is often difficult for them to make connections with each other even though we have the best intentions and we all realize
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Using Twitter for Teaching, Learning, and Professional Development

Have you wondered what Twitter is and what if any practical applications there are for teaching and learning? Perhaps you are among the 30% of faculty who now u
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Handy Slidehsare presentation about Twitter for new users.

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Sue Osborne's curator insight, January 14, 2013 10:05 PM

Twitter is the most amazing social media tool out there atm. Great that educators are seeing its potential.

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Top Twitter Abbreviations You Need to Know | Social Media Today

Top Twitter Abbreviations You Need to Know | Social Media Today | Building Social Media in Schools | 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 ...
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Mapping Media to the Curriculum » What do you want to CREATE today?

Mapping Media to the Curriculum » What do you want to CREATE today? | Building Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it

Wesley Fryer created this “Mapping Media to the Curriculum” website to accompany and support his eBook, “Playing with Media: simple ideas for powerful sharing.” Wesley is working on a second eBook in fall 2012 focused on “Mapping Media to the Curriculum” and “Mapping Media to the Common Core.”

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Schools Are Using Social Networking to Involve Parents

Schools Are Using Social Networking to Involve Parents | Building Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it
Through Twitter feeds, Facebook pages, and text messages, districts are giving parents news and information about their children's schools.
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6 Things To Teach Students About Social Media - Edudemic

6 Things To Teach Students About Social Media - Edudemic | Building Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it
Now more than ever, students need to understand the basics of social media and how it can affect their future both negatively and positively.
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- Part 1… Amazing Twitter Secrets For Educators… Twitter’s Advanced Link… Amazingly Simple!

- Part 1… Amazing Twitter Secrets For Educators… Twitter’s Advanced Link… Amazingly Simple! | Building Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it
The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.
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50 Education Blogs You May Not Know About But Should

50 Education Blogs You May Not Know About But Should | Building Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it

f you are an teacher, student, parent, or administrator, you should be following education blogs. Why? Simply because blogs are an ever-increasing way to spark ideas, creativity, and innovation. The following list is a compilation of blogs for those interested in education.

 

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A Day in the Life of a Connected Educator – Using social media in 21st century classrooms

A Day in the Life of a Connected Educator – Using social media in 21st century classrooms | Building Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it

One of our main goals at Powerful Learning Practice is to turn educators into 21st Century educators. That is, teach them how to use social media and other powerful Web 2.0 tools to transform their classrooms into learning environments that are ready for today’s iGeneration students. One of the most common questions we get is, “But where do we find the time to use all this new technology?” To answer that question, we developed this infographic – A Day in the Life of a Connected Educator to show that using social media in your classroom and in your life can be integrated, easy, and fun.

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HOW TO USE TWITTER IN THE CLASSROOM WITHOUT COMPROMISING YOUR PROFESSIONAL RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR STUDENTS

HOW TO USE TWITTER IN THE CLASSROOM WITHOUT COMPROMISING YOUR PROFESSIONAL RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR STUDENTS | Building Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it
By Mike Reading. There has been no shortage of debate around the water cooler in schools across the country about the role of social media in the classroom. Teachers are wondering if social media i...
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Best Online Collaboration Tools 2012 - Robin Good...

Best Online Collaboration Tools 2012 - Robin Good... | Building Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it

This is a collaborative mindmap originally started during the LearnTrends live online event on November 16th 2008. It contains a large list of links to the best online collaborative tools... great resources!

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The 7 Cs of building a social media strategy

The 7 Cs of building a social media strategy | Building Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it
From community to conversion, the author provides a guide for any brand or person looking to build a presence on social media. Bookmark this one.
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How to Twitter in 60 Seconds ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

How to Twitter in 60 Seconds ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Building Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it
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School's in for social media

School's in for social media | Building Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it
Digital skills are proving invaluable in class, especially if you need to tweet the PM.
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The Taxonomy of Social Media

The Taxonomy of Social Media | Building Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it
Related posts: Social Media is the New Normal for Educators The “I” in T-E-A-M: Social Media and Collaboration Why Social Media Matters The Tortoise and the Hare—Social Media Can Differentiate the Course What to include in your social media publishing...
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Engaging Students Through Social Media: Real World Experience, Creativity & Future Employability

Engaging Students Through Social Media: Real World Experience, Creativity & Future Employability | Building Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it
Social media has become an essential part of most people’s everyday lives, from checking Facebook and Twitter to posting blogs, Pinterest listings, and uploading YouTube videos.
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Teacher 's Guide on Creating Personal Learning Networks

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Teacher 's Guide on Creating Personal Learning Networks | Building Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it

As social media become more and more predominant as platforms of connection and collaboration, the need for creating and maintaining a PLN ( Personal/Professional Learning Network ) becomes more pressing. As teachers and educators we are expected to be on top of the latest trends that can inform and enhance our classroom teaching as well as our professional growth.We are also expected to know the web tools that our students use and the new ones we can use with them in the future; but this is not always possible and because not all of our time constraints it becomes difficult to keep up the the new releases . It is at times like these that you can call upon your PLN.

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Social Media is the New Normal for Educators

Social Media is the New Normal for Educators | Building Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it

The term “new normal” is the lingo used to describe drastic change in doing something or life after a major event. The change is usually quick and immediate. It alters one’s approach to something or way of life. In the educational world a slower transition is happening that will create a new normal. That change agent is social media. Social media has been around for some time but its practical use is relatively new to educators. As I engage more and more educators in the use of social media for educational purposes I hear a lot of the same questions. Here are some of the most common questions with my responses.

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The Educator’s Guide to Google Calendar | The Edublogger

The Educator’s Guide to Google Calendar | The Edublogger | Building Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it

“How do I add an Events Calendar?” is a question we’re commonly asked.

The answer’s simple….use a Google Calendar!

Accessed anywhere, anytime, on any device, Google Calendar allows you to easily add / edit / delete events, set up appointments slots, notify you of upcoming events / appointments to make organizing your life easier.

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4 Ways We Can Connect With Parents | George Couros

4 Ways We Can Connect With Parents | George Couros | Building Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it

George Couros...I think that with the ease of many technology that educators, students, and parents use, there are other ways that we can bring parents into our classrooms and schools.

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10 Real-World Ways Schools Are Using Social Media | Edudemic

10 Real-World Ways Schools Are Using Social Media | Edudemic | Building Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it

Social media is changing the way we communicate. By extension, it’s also changing the way we get our information and how we learn. Rather than banning social media from the classroom, many secondary schools are reaching out to students on Twitter, Facebook and a host of other services — and it’s working.

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7 Ways Schools Can Unleash the Power of Facebook | SchoolAdmin Blog

7 Ways Schools Can Unleash the Power of Facebook | SchoolAdmin Blog | Building Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it
7 ways your school can use Facebook Pages to interact with your current parents, alumni and prospective students and parents.
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40+ Schools Using Facebook And Twitter For Home-School Communication | Edudemic

40+ Schools Using Facebook And Twitter For Home-School Communication | Edudemic | Building Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it

Calling all teachers, parents, and engaged learners! It’s time to share your tips, tricks, and links with the rest of the world. There’s a Google Doc being built right now by readers from around the world. They’re sharing their knowledge for the greater good.

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The Current State Of Social Networks (2012 Edition) | Edudemic

The Current State Of Social Networks (2012 Edition) | Edudemic | Building Social Media in Schools | Scoop.it

Are social networks going away? Is interest waning? Is Pinterest still a thing? The newest statistics are now available thanks to a terrific infographic from Ignite Social Media. They analyzed what’s working and what’s not in the entire world of social networks.

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