Tag Archives: Social Media

Digital Citizenship Synopsis by Teachthought, Edutopia, & Common Sense Media

Digital Citizenship Synopsis by Teachthought, Edutopia, & Common Sense Media - Media literacy and global digital citizenship are quickly becoming key issues in education around the globe. Students must take an active role in distinguishing and establishing ethical digital usage in order to own this concept and accomplish this onerous task. Keeping our kids safe should be our first…
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Back to School – LOL!

Twitter is still my favorite of all the social media platforms. It may even be a bit of an addiction, but I learn SO much and follow the best people! Take this Back to School cartoon!  Just had to share this from @coolcateachert - Vicki Davis. OMG - this is definitely an understatement and since I…
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Normal People Tweet Too…

Two Vastly Different Takes on Social Media, Look Up... This video from the UK is a poignant poem about our digital device habits and what we are missing out on. It has gotten almost five million views since its release last week! This is a must watch video on our social media culture. “This media we…
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Privacy and Security for Kids on Facebook

Source: BestComputerScienceSchools.net 1.26 — Number in billions of monthly active worldwide Facebook users  (as of  Oct 2013). 83 — Number in millions of fake profiles (worldwide; as of late Jun 2013). 7.5 — Approximate percentage of fake profiles (worldwide). 128 — Number in millions of daily active Facebook users (mid-Aug 2013) 6 3/4 hours —…
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60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Category

Social media offers some great opportunities for learning in the classroom, bringing together the ability to collaborate, access worldwide resources, and find new and interesting ways to communicate in one easily accessible place. Teachers and educators around the world have found innovative ways to use Twitter in the classroom as a teaching tool, and we’ve shared many of…
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Has Twitter Overtaken Facebook? Do We Care About Privacy?

According to an early 2013 report from ComScore.com, Facebook still maintained the lead for American user engagement for a single website — but not anymore! At least not when discussing the American teen. A new survey shows that Twitter has overtaken Facebook as the most popular social network among American teens, according to a recent…
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The Use or Lack of Social Media in School

Teens are actively tweeting, posting, liking, and commenting all across social media and there doesn't seem to be an end in sight. Increasingly, teachers and schools are attempting to leverage the engaging qualities of social media for use in the classroom and beyond - connecting students, teachers, and parents better than ever before. The use of…
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5 Ways You’re Annoying Everyone on Social Media

5 Ways You’re Annoying Everyone on Social Media was written by Jonathan Payne and published on Jeff Bulla's blog . Even with the huge emphasis placed on permission marketing lately, so many marketers still fail to understand that consumers don’t like to be yelled at.The paradigm of interruption marketing went out the window long ago and, if you’re not careful, you’ll…
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