INFOGRAPHIC: Are schools worrying about the shutdown?

infographicweek10-10resizedAs part of eSchool News‘ mission to engage our readers with current hot-button topics in education, the editors at eSN are including polls in our daily stories. From what you think about the affects of the government shutdown to implementing tablets in Pre-K, we want to know your thoughts!

View the infographic below to learn more about what your peers are thinking. And be sure to click through our daily stories for more polls–we’re fascinated by the results!

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Social media can help educators improve learning

Social media tools are effective when used correctly

social-media-teachersTeachers hear it all the time: Using social media will help increase professional development opportunities, it will engage students, and it can help students make real-world connections between what they’re learning and future career paths.

But how, exactly, can teachers begin? Some are quite social media-savvy, and others are unsure of where to turn. An infographic containing information from Edudemic, the National Education Association, Facebook, and more serves as a useful social media resource for teachers, curriculum directors, and technology integrators.

Educators can use social media to connect, notify, teach, and curate.…Read More