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14 Social Media Tips for Teachers

The Do’s and Don’ts for Teachers on Social Media eLearning Infographics  http://elearninginfographics.com/dos-donts-teachers-social-media-infographic/

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The Impact of Social Media on Journalism

If you think Social Media doesn’t have an impact, or doesn’t matter, think again!  The Guardian launched a new media campaign for “open journalism”.  Watch this new television advertisement from The Guardian about how the Three Little Pigs fairytale would … Continue reading

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7 Social Media Strategies Every Teacher Needs to Learn Today and Teach Tomorrow

In a world ruled by content curation, every educator should be passing along social media strategies to students. The “That’s a parent’s job” mantra is not a sufficient excuse for ignoring your responsibility here. We’re in this together. Students must … Continue reading

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Using Social Media to Promote your School and Communicate with your Community

By orchestrating multiple social media channels, the Minnetonka School District in Minnesota boosts its brand and builds community.  Traditionally, school communications have been all about managing the flow of information to the public and then framing the discussion about that … Continue reading

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Join the American Library Association Media Push for School Library Support

This Thursday, April 9, 2015, the American Library Association is joining a social media push in support of dedicated funding for school libraries through Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and the Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills (SKILLS) … Continue reading

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Where the Internet of Things Could Take Society by 2025

Picture this: A world flooded with a sea of data from every connected device on the planet — devices found in and on human bodies, in homes, around communities, in products, and in the natural environment. And these devices on … Continue reading

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A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

Is Social Media Relevant? Take the Quiz Before we talk social media, let’s talk about the relevance of social media by taking a quiz. Which of the following is most likely to be true? ☐ Should we teach letter-writing in … Continue reading

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14 Tools to Create Engaging Infographics and Images for Social Media Posts

It’s no secret that images are increasingly important for social media success.  It wasn’t long ago that Twitter added inline image previews to its official apps, and it’s including even more image focus in the latest redesign.  At Buffer, we’ve … Continue reading

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10 Social Media Skills for 21st Century Teachers

Digital social networking is a game changer in the learning landscape. It is an invention that amounts in its importance and usefulness to the big inventions that marked all mankind history. In ancient times, cultures, in the absence of any … Continue reading

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If you’re not preparing your students to use social media well, you’re not doing your job

Our students are living in a world where more than 90% of employers use social media for recruiting.  If students are not savvy users of social media, they can kill their chance of getting many jobs. In fact 1 in … Continue reading

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