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November 25, 2012

Engaging In Global Conversations Through Social Media

Using social media to engage in global conversations can open up our worlds and the worlds of our students.

November 06, 2012

Tweeting the Election With Students

In a post on Edutopia, New Jersey high school teachers Jonathan Olson and Sarah Gross review the success they've had in creating Twitter dialogues for students and teachers (and parents) throughout the presidential campaign.

November 04, 2012

Social Networking and Freedom of Speech: A Good Combination?

Those people posting negative comments on Facebook were negative before Facebook ever started. Facebook just allowed them the venue to spew negativity. What has happened to common sense? Has Facebook and Twitter created a negative tone in society? Or was there a portion of society that was already ...

November 01, 2012

Teachers Report Mixed Impact of Digital Media

Educators say the Internet and digital tools are helping improve students' research habits, but hurting their attention spans, according to two surveys.

August 14, 2012

Is Connected Educator Month an 'Echo Chamber'?

On the new Smartblog on Education, Tom Whitby, contributing editor and former a high school English teacher, highlights a potential glitch with the Connected Educator Month idea: Almost by definition, most of the teachers who are aware of it are already, well, connected educators.

August 09, 2012

Ed-Tech Notebook: Twitter Bullying Scanner Debuts

Computer scientists at the University of Wisconsin say their program can automatically spot 15,000 tweets a day that show signs of bullying.

August 02, 2012

Educators Making Summer Connections

The U.S. Department of Education has declared that August is Connected Educator Month, a "celebration," as the website says, that is part of the Office of Educational Technology's Connected Educators initiative to support online professional learning. During the next four weeks, the department will ...

July 31, 2012

Connected Educator Month to Launch With Virtual Conference

Here's what you need to know for the three-day event featuring five keynote speakers and 11 panel discussions.

July 10, 2012

Critique of Khan Academy Goes Viral

A satirical video made by two math professors critiquing a Khan Academy video spurs a contest for future critiques of the famous educator.

June 26, 2012

Feds Plan 'Connected Educator Month'

The Department of Education hopes the new August observance is a small step in the right direction.

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