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Many critics of Twitter believe that the 140-character microblog offered by the ubiquitous social network can do little for the education industry. They are wrong. K-12 teachers have taken advantage of Twitter’s format to keep their classes engaged and up-to-date on the latest technologies. The following projects provide you and your students with 50 ways to incorporate Twitter into important and lasting lessons.
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Five steps to a basic news video for the web · kellyfincham Is there something happening in your video? Is there something that makes the story substantially different from an audio report. Try this experiment. Call up a story on YouTube and try listening to it with the video off. If you can figure out what's going on without the pictures, it's a waste of video. Pierre Kattar at the Washington Post says video journalism need to be able to answer the question: "Is there something happening here?"
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CS4HS (Computer Science for High School) is a workshop sponsored by Google to promote Computer Science in high school curriculum. With a grant from Google's Education Group, colleges develop a 2 day program for local high school CS teachers that incorporates informational talks by industry leaders, and discussions on new and emerging CS curricula at the high school level. On this site, you'll find information on how to hold a CS4HS workshop at your University, information for workshop attendees, and other helpful resources. We currently offer CS4HS grants in the US, Canada, and EMEA. Best content in Teaching of Programming