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Social Media for Teachers: Guides, Resources, and Ideas

Social Media for Teachers: Guides, Resources, and Ideas | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Social media can provide great tools for education. Yet, many teachers remain reluctant to use them. Matt Davis has gathered some of the best resources to help teachers get started.
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Nice selection of teacher guides for using Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest with your students.

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6 Alternative Social Media Tools for Teaching and Learning

6 Alternative Social Media Tools for Teaching and Learning | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Facebook and Twitter may be ubiquitous, but there are many other social media tools out there that can enhance teaching and learning. Here, three educators share their favorites.
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Great examples of how to use social media in your teaching-I've also taught students how to use Diigo, Feedly, blogs (Blogger), as well as flickr (these instructors used Instagram and Pinterest), and want to use VoiceThread, but using Scoop.it with students is a great idea.

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Jacquelin Johnson's curator insight, January 26, 2015 2:00 PM

Article with ways to engage students via social media, including one that can be integrated easily with the VA's implementation of yammer.

Joanie Robitaille's curator insight, January 26, 2015 5:17 PM

Les médias sociaux dans l'éducation 

 

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The Carousel App From Dropbox will have Albums, now shares with Instagram

The Carousel App From Dropbox will have Albums, now shares with Instagram | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

The gallery from Dropbox for all your photos and videos...

Carousel automatically sorts your photos by event to make reliving your memories simple. But sometimes you want the flexibility to organize your photos your own way. With albums on Carousel, you can.

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Plus you can soon use albums on the web and iOS and share now with Instagram and WhatsApp

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10 Instagram Companion Apps for Power Users

10 Instagram Companion Apps for Power Users | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

For those looking to expand the capabilities of Instagram, check out our list of 10 companion Instagram apps for iOS and Android.

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I've downloaded a bunch of these-will report back on results!

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Social Media in the Classroom: 16 Best Resources for 2015

Social Media in the Classroom: 16 Best Resources for 2015 | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Social media is a powerful tool for keeping in touch with friends, getting coupons and deals from your favorite businesses, and seeing what your favorite celebrities are up to.
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Lots of thoughtful ideas from teachers about the pros and cons of using social media, and many examples of what teachers are doing with social media with their students

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Ana Rodriguez Groba's curator insight, February 7, 2015 7:52 AM

educación  socialmedia

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4 Tools & Apps for Enhancing Instagram

4 Tools & Apps for Enhancing Instagram | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
These four tools will enhance your Instagram experience and use it to its full potential.1. IconosquareWhile Instagram has a basic structure which aims for social networking, viewing all shared images can be cumbersome.
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Great tools and apps to easily view instagram photos, add text to pics, print pics, and download instagram pics.

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Fang Qi's curator insight, January 15, 2015 12:16 AM

teens lately are addicted to this social network called instagram, about 300 million users, making it a popular app among teenagers. Instagram is a app where you post pictures and follow your friends and other people in the world, and it's not mostly your own personal account but also some people makes a fan acc and post pictures or edits of their favorite celebrities or bands.

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Instagram Users Have Already Posted 5 Million Videos

Instagram Users Have Already Posted 5 Million Videos | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Instagram video appears to be a hit. Users uploaded more than 5 million videos during the first 24 hours of availability.
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5 Powerful Photo Editing Apps to Use with Your Instagram

5  Powerful Photo Editing Apps to Use with Your Instagram | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

From Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: "Are you content with the photo editing experience you get from Instagram ? Do you want to be able to customize your photos and add your personal feel and touch to them before sharing them with them with the world ? Well I have got some solutions for you. I am sharing with you some awesome apps that you can use before you touch your Instagram"

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Just what I needed-a way to fix up my instagram photos. Here's quick  reviews of 5 Photo Editing Apps: Lenslight, Pixl-o-matic, Adobe Photoshop Express, Diptic, and Color Splash.