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    This back to school unit is based around the book Brand New Pencils, Brand New Books. It includes:* Pencil Craft (has templates, instructions and...

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    A Teacher’s Guide to Social Media

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    Social media and college admissions [infographic] Use this to teach your students about college. Print it and share it on your wall. Show it to parents. Colleges screen applicants, promote their universities and more on social media but this ends with how students can improve their odds. I'm sharing this with my students #college #socialmedia

    FREEBIE ALERT! Do your students enjoy Facebook and Twitter? Free activity sheets for integrating social media and the Common Core Standards. Click the image to access them.

    OnlineUniversitie... has done some research about the pros and cons of social media in higher education, and they summarized their results in the infographic below. It examines which platforms work the best and the challenges schools face as they try to learn how to manage their social media presence. Some key takeaways: 100% of the schools studied are using some form of social media. They use it in the classroom, to enhance school pride, as a professional development tool for teachers, and to reach out to their immediate communities and prospective students. Johns Hopkins, Harvard, Notre Dame, Ohio State, and Columbia make the best use of social media.

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    User-Generated Learning: A Must-Do for School Leaders Today

    King School Library: Typing Games amazing site! Need this as testing goes online!

    Social Media High School Class of 2011

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    Are You In Control of Your Social Media Privacy?

    The acceptance of social media’s importance by consumers has increased very quickly. People who believed it was relevant to digital marketing were thought to be overreacting and exaggerating its significance. These days, a social-media marketing strategy has clearly become a a vital part of advertising and customer outreach. Marketing channels, platforms, and tools that lack a social component — a way for consumers to actively engage with brands — are probably doomed to fail. Here are the best tools for attaining each of the four main goals of any online campaign.

    Infographie Pourcentage d’internautes utilisateurs des réseaux sociaux (dans le monde) L’utilisation des réseaux sociaux est aussi culturelle. Nombre de médias sociaux connaissent un succès d’estime dans certaines contrées quand les mêmes se révèlent majoritaires dans d’autres pays. En outre, certains réseaux sociaux sont présents uniquement sur des territoires « régionalisés ». Cette infographie du blog américain Mashable publiée en septembre 2011 rend compte de cet état de fait (à partir de données internationales Nielsen).

    Edutopia article supporting the use of social media in secondary education. Chris, at it again

    Ohio charter school underpins its foundations with concepts by Daniel Pink

    MNPS Virtual School Principals Retreat Presentation

    NOW EDITABLE!! You will NEVER have to thumb around your desk and filing cabinets for what you need again! You will already have it in your binder...organized and neatly placed! After teaching for 6+ years, I finally did it and I'm super proud of it! I spoke to several of my fellow educators and found out what they needed at their fingertips and this is what I came up with. 232 pages of organization!$