I am a staff member of the College of Medicine of the University of Lagos, Lagos Nigeria. I can see that classroom 2.0 promotes the use of social media for teaching and learning. As a staff of the above school I teach laboratory techniques to undergraduate dental students involving the use of dental materials and equipment for manufacture of dental prostheses. This role involves scientific knowledge of dental materials and understanding of human body to be able to… Continue
Added by Olufemi Olubodun on March 14, 2012 at 4:41am —
We hope you can join us on September 15th, 2011 either in person or via the webcast, for the announcement of the fourth HASTAC/MacArthur Foundation Digital Media and Learning Competition. Details below. See you there!
Today learning happens anytime, anyplace, at any age. How can 21st century… Continue
Added by DML Competition on September 12, 2011 at 9:42am —
The Ontario College of Teachers’ release this week of a Social Media advisory
takes education into the 21st century by acknowledging that… Continue
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Mongoose Research is a leading edge company out of Buffalo New York that uses targeted texting campaigns to help colleges and universities with recruitment. According to their website: "Text is the new… Continue
Added by Jim Roberts on March 10, 2011 at 7:00pm —
Trying to find the right person or development firm for your project, can be an exhausting task at times. You know how to run your own business but you are not the expert in building a website or wrapping a marketing campaign… Continue
Added by Jim Roberts on February 20, 2011 at 8:53am —
Recently, a colleague of mine made me aware of this great white paper on schools and their social media strategy. It was very interesting and I thought I would share an excerpt with you.
"Two years ago, many administrators in higher education scoffed when they heard words like “tweet” and “poke.” Walk into an… Continue
Added by Jim Roberts on February 2, 2011 at 10:46am —
Here is a link to a post by "Mashable/Social Media" that links to seven fantastic free social media tools for teachers.
The tools that are available today are so powerful it is hard to get our head… Continue
Added by Gary Gray on October 16, 2010 at 12:52pm —
Togetherville.com is a kid-focused social platform built on three core tenets: education, entertainment and expression.
In addition to providing kids with a way to share their thoughts and concerns about their education, Togetherville has partnered with DonorsChoose.org to give kids a chance to show their school pride, join the discussion on education and give their school a chance to win… Continue
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I'm excited to announce that I'm a guest… Continue
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Hello. I just guest posted on Ning’s blog about a great experience we had using a Ning network in our university class this semester. Thought you all may have interest:… Continue
Added by Jack Hadley on April 16, 2010 at 12:41pm —
Are you a fan of National Public Radio?
Are you looking for ways to bring science current events
into your classroom?Teachers' Domain
, WGBH's free digital media library for K-12 classrooms, has just launched a collection of downloadable audio segments drawn from PRI's The World
. Check… Continue
Added by Daniella Quinones on March 31, 2010 at 12:38pm —
There are two new tools that content creators need to know about.
Why do they need to know about them? Because they are tools that people in media creation (Graphic Artists and Video Editors) are using every day in their own Industry Standard format. As a Graphic Artist will be familiar with Photoshop and a Video Editor will be familiar with Final Cut Pro or something like Premiere, these tools are making their way to the web. Although they may not be the exact tools, the functionality… Continue
Added by Jay Noggle on February 24, 2010 at 3:21pm —
Science Teachers: It's not too late to join us for tonight's web seminar: Teaching Biotechnology: New Tools and Resources for the STEM Career Pipeline offered by NSDL and the NSTA Learning Center.
Added by Daniella Quinones on February 17, 2010 at 8:14am —
Considering the growing role social media technology is playing in K-12 education, I found Ravit Lichtenberg’s blog 10 Ways Social Media Will Change in 2010 to be insightful. Most edtechies realize that 2009 was a pivotal year for social media technology and see its expanded use by everyday educators as a transformative development in K-12 education. MORE...
Added by Shawn Roner on January 4, 2010 at 10:49pm —