A great list of networks for education that target technology literacy.
Plagiarism is going social, according toTurnitin.com, which found that one-third of plagiarized material in student papers can be traced to social networking, content sharing, or question-and-answer websites.
Some new research has shown that social networking can also have positive effects on teens such as helping introverted adolescents forge relationships or providing a venue for activism and political engagement.
Book Discovery is a browser extension that helps you find books that are related to the content of the websites you read.
Plenty of wealthy schools are deciding not to make the connection, while many teachers in cash-strapped schools are pursuing a real grass-roots effort to make it happen.
Do I really need to join another social network? If I join Google+ can I give up Facebook, Twitter, and blogs? What is the benefit of each? See where each social media platform shines and why you use each.
Is Facebook changing humanity in a more fundamental way? What kind of citizens, voters, consumers, leaders will Facebook users grow up to be?
This is a a list of tools particularly targeted at (or very useful) for the primary, junior, middle and secondary school classroom.
Instructional uses of social networking software can provide opportunities for learning, connecting, and engagement.
Memolane will effortlessly pull all your pictures, videos, blogs, tweets, check-ins and everything else from the various online social networks and turns them into one beautiful and intuitive timeline.
There is one, free, Web 2.0 app that brings everything together that you need for your classroom, including a social learning environment. The app that does all of this is called Edmodo.
As everyone knows Facebook is virtually in everything these days, even making it’s way into college admissions. In fact 80% of America’s top colleges are using social media as a form of recruitment. Universities state that the Facebook profile is …