Category Social Media

A Look At Education Technology And Social Media

http://www.edudemic.com/education-technology-and-social-media-matheson/     A Look At Education Technology And Social Media By David Matheson on January 25, 2014 Sir Ken Robinson points out in many of his presentations the importance of a new paradigm for education. He would claim the 19th Century Industrial model does not serve the needs of 21st Century students. The linked […]

Infographic: The Use of Social Media in School

http://gettingsmart.com/2013/12/infographic-use-social-media-school/ Infographic: The Use of Social Media in School EdTech, Social Media / December 8, 2013 by Guest Author eLearning Infographics shared this helpful visual along with the 11 facts copied below. The site also provides a full list of helpful teacher guides for all the different social media outlets, outlining best practices for using […]

Remaking Schools as Socioemotional Places

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2013/10/02/06cashin.h33.html?tkn=MWOF5NSfW0UzOpVW9P2f9RRIi3FBfJs%2FjuGG&cmp=ENL-EU-VIEWS1   Remaking Schools as Socioemotional Places By Kathleen M. Cashin and Bruce S. Cooper Published in Print: October 2, 2013, as Remaking Schools as Positive Social, Emotional Places What do children do in school when they are treated like objects to be shaped, controlled, and rewarded—or punished—for what they said or did, learned, or […]

Facebook Study Reveals Links Between What You Post And Who You Are

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/02/facebook-study-language_n_4031222.html You can access the original study from this link: http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0073791 Facebook Study Reveals Links Between What You Post And Who You Are By Bianca Bosker Posted: 10/02/2013 3:53 pm EDT | Updated: 10/02/2013 4:05 pm EDT Researchers have confirmed what we’ve suspected all along: Parents and teens really do speak different languages online. But […]

30 Innovative Ways To Use Google In Education

http://www.teachthought.com/technology/30-innovative-ways-to-use-google-in-education/ 30 Innovative Ways To Use Google In Education 02/21/2013, Terry Heick As the search engine that’s become its own verb, Google’s success is difficult to frame. One of the most telling examples of their gravity in search is how few legitimate competitors they have. (Some would say they have none.) But cataloguing and indexing […]

The Twitter Generation: Teaching Deferred Gratification to College Students

http://cgi.stanford.edu/~dept-ctl/tomprof/posting.php?ID=1182 Folks: The posting below looks at the relationship between deferred gratification and academic performance and suggest ways that the former can be taught to students. It is by Patty O’Grady, of the University of Tampa in Tampa, Florida, and is #61 in a series of selected excerpts from The NT&LF reproduced here as part […]

7 Ways Teachers Use Social Media in the Classroom

http://mashable.com/2013/08/18/social-media-teachers/   7 Ways Teachers Use Social Media in the Classroom By Jess Fee Millennials live and breathe on social media, so teachers are learning how to incorporate the medium into the classroom successfully. In doing so, teachers not only encourage students to engage actively in the material, but they also provide online communities for […]