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Social Media Goes to School | Scholastic.com

Social Media Goes to School | Scholastic.com | Social Media Education Projects | Scoop.it
See how schools are using Skype, Twitter, and other social media to create authentic learning opportunities.
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This scholastic article gives examples of how schools are using Skype, Twitter, and other social medias to engage student learning and provide for new and different learning opportunities. Several ideas are provided within this article.

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Top 5 Social Media Tactics Every School Should Implement | npENGAGE

Top 5 Social Media Tactics Every School Should Implement | npENGAGE | Social Media Education Projects | Scoop.it
Social Media Tactics Every School Should Implement. Learn how schools are using Facebook to engage, inspire and build relationships with students & families.
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This article includes implementing strategies for social media in schools. This article is quick and to the point on how schools should implement social medias.

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What’s Not to ‘Like’? Rethinking Restrictive Social Media Policies - The Digital Shift

What’s Not to ‘Like’? Rethinking Restrictive Social Media Policies - The Digital Shift | Social Media Education Projects | Scoop.it
Most schools have highly regulated Internet policies that don't address the productive use of social media by students. It's time to revisit these rules.
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This is a rethinking of how restrictive internet usage should be. The overly regulated internet sites, such as social medias, makes it difficult on the ones who regulate these sites. This article includes guidelines on how to loosen up the restrictions while showing the students what it means to follow social media policies and guidelines.

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Using Social Media: Tips for School Leaders

Aid professional development, improve communication and more. Administrators advise on social media tools in school communities.
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Administrators actual experience with using social media in their schools. Different views and ideas from all over the country.

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How Social Gaming is Improving Education

How Social Gaming is Improving Education | Social Media Education Projects | Scoop.it
For decades, educators have been scrambling to find better ways to prepare students for the real world. It began with the mildly apocalyptic government report, A Nation at Risk,...
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Ideas on how to use social gaming in the classroom. Gives examples of how it is useful and different games to use.

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Once blocked, social media sites become classroom tools

Once blocked, social media sites become classroom tools | Social Media Education Projects | Scoop.it
In-class use of sites such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have traditionally been discouraged in most K-12 schools, but that’s starting to change in more classrooms.
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The use of social medias that were once blocked from the classroom are striking the interest of teachers to engage students in a new and different way. This article gives examples of how the social media was introduced to the classroom and how successful it was.

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7 steps to an effective social media plan — Janet Fouts

7 steps to an effective social media plan — Janet Fouts | Social Media Education Projects | Scoop.it
I get a ton of requests for a social media plan and then once I start to talk to the client it turns out what they really want is a magic black box from which
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Steps to an effective social media plan. Demonstrates that not two social media plans are the same and certain things need to be considered when creating the plan.

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100 Inspiring Ways to Use Social Media In the Classroom - OnlineUniversities.com

100 Inspiring Ways to Use Social Media In the Classroom - OnlineUniversities.com | Social Media Education Projects | 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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Literally 100 different ways teachers/schools have implemented social media into their classrooms. Tons of good ideas. Going to further look in to a few.

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Education Week: Social Networking Goes to School

Education Week: Social Networking Goes to School | Social Media Education Projects | Scoop.it
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Awesome ideas and examples of how New Jersey school is using social media on a regular bases, in and out of the classroom. Twitter, Facebook, Blogs, and Skype are all used by school officials, teachers, and students to enhance learning.

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Portland Social Media Project Ignites Passion for Learning

Portland Social Media Project Ignites Passion for Learning | Social Media Education Projects | Scoop.it
In an Oregon middle school, a pilot program helps improve social engagement and attendance through social media tools.
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Title 1 school in Portland sparked students' interest in wanting to come to school by using social medias. Allowing students to use cell phones instead of paper and pencil and even reached out to find what would interest the students in class.

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