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5 new ways students are choosing their colleges and universities

Gone are the days when students chose their postsecondary education institution based off of U.S. News & World Report publications. In this mobile-enabled culture, today’s students are redefining how colleges and universities should market their offerings by using diverse online resources and social media word-of-mouth.

The 2014 Social Admissions Report, a survey of college-bound high school students, is designed to identify trends in digital, social and mobile tools represented in a student’s college search and enrollment process.

“Year after year new tools are created to help us organize, share and collaborate online,” said Uversity—a platform for social networking...

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Steps for successful classroom social media use

Social media is a valuable tool when used appropriately and with common sense Social media isn’t exactly new, but its educational uses are still evolving. Many educators are…

Top 10 ed-tech stories of 2013, No. 6: BYOD and social media

In school systems from coast to coast, tech-savvy educators experimented with augmented reality, educational gaming, and other techniques designed to enhance teaching and learning.

These are only…

11 amazing Twitter chats for educators

Social media is one of the top ways educators and students interact and learn from one another. Students in Florida can collaborate with students in Minnesota, and administrators…

App of the week: Collabomate

An educational tool to help teachers and students connect and collaborate in an open, real-time, safe setting using the newest technologies available. …

Once blocked, Twitter becomes a classroom tool

Taxation, representation and slavery were up for debate recently at Wauwatosa West High School, where juniors engaged in a multi-day, in-class simulation of the first Constitutional Convention in…

Google+ links teachers, virtual field trips

In an effort to boost teacher collaboration and cultivate digital skills in students, Google+ on Nov. 4 launched Connected Classrooms, a program that connects K-12 teachers with virtual…

10 digital citizenship resources

Students may be able to operate technology tools and navigate resources without a problem, but students don’t always realize that what they post or make public online, and…

Developing and deploying Facebook for school districts

The Norris School District has deliberately cultivated a combined social media brand over the last several years by deploying multiple official district-managed Twitter feeds, and primarily by deploying…

Leveraging Pinterest for administrators

Pinterest, a social networking site in which users “pin” websites and resources to a virtual pinboard, has grown in popularity among the education community. While the site is…

Best Connected Educator Month tweets-Week 5

Here are the Connected Educator Month tweets that we found most enlightening, helpful, or interesting this week. #CE13…

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