Kidsmart: Digital Footprints. Top 10 Education Tech Blogs. This post was written by Romane Robinson, who is currently pursuing an MA in Cognitive Studies in Education at Teachers College, Columbia University.
A passionate student and proponent of human development, Romane has a BS in Research and Experimental Psychology and interned at Brainscape as a CEO Relations Manager in 2014. Education is evolving fast. Every day, we hear about some new technology that will change the world and the way we learn in it. At Brainscape, we are dedicated to improving the way you learn with our own innovative smart flashcard technology (check out our subjects here), but there are many other educational technologies that are key to improving learning around the world. Because these rapid changes offer us the chance to improve education at every level for all people, it is more important now than ever before for teachers and students to have access to the best new methods, programs, and devices in the field right away. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.
Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat Most Popular Networks Among Millennial Teens [Report] Millennial teens are the first generation to have no memory of a life without internet and cell phones.
As such, they’re seen as an important barometer, a yard stick, of sorts, as they’re actions are highly influential of future trends, not to mention the fact that they’ll soon be moving into more lucrative demographic brackets themselves. Processes utilized in younger years can be habit-forming, and as such, marketers are always keen to know what the kids are into, what the next generation is doing and what they can learn from such behaviors. In line with this, marketing group Refuel Agency has produced a new report on the media consumption habits of Millennial teens. Their findings showcase some very important trends among Millennials, trends that no doubt all marketers will have an interest in - here are some of the key points.
The Smartphone is a Non-Negotiable But what’s even more interesting is the amount of time the respondents indicated that they spend with their mobile devices. Top 15 Most Popular Social Networking Sites. Here are the top 15 Most Popular Social Networking Sites as derived from our eBizMBA Rank which is a continually updated average of each website's Alexa Global Traffic Rank, and U.S.
Traffic Rank from both Compete and Quantcast. "*#*" Denotes an estimate for sites with limited data. 1 | Facebook3 - eBizMBA Rank | 1,100,000,000 - Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors | 3 - Compete Rank | 3 - Quantcast Rank | 2 - Alexa Rank | Last Updated April 1, 2016. The Most Popular Social Networking Sites | eBizMBA 2 | Twitter12 - eBizMBA Rank | 310,000,000 - Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors | 21 - Compete Rank | 8 - Quantcast Rank | 8 - Alexa Rank | Last Updated April 1, 2016. The Most Popular Social Networking Sites | eBizMBA 3 | LinkedIn18 - eBizMBA Rank | 255,000,000 - Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors | 25 - Compete Rank | 19 - Quantcast Rank | 9 - Alexa Rank | Last Updated April 1, 2016. EJ954323. How to Use Social Media as a Learning Tool. Social media is an ingrained part of today’s society.
Our students are constantly on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and likely many sites we’re not hip enough to know about, and by reading this blog, you’re interacting with social media at this very moment. If you want to bring the “real world” into the classroom, consider integrating social media into your lessons. No Longer a Distraction Image via Flickr by Sean MacEntee When used carefully, social media can be a useful tool rather than a distraction.
Education-based sites such as Edmodo, Edublog, and Kidblog provide alternative social media sites for posting status updates and announcements, blogging, and microblogging. Create a Class Facebook Group Facebook is known as a place to post status updates, announcements, photos, and video — all things that we likely use in our classes anyway. A Facebook group also creates a space for students to ask and answer questions. Start a Topical Twitter Feed Require Students to Blog In Short.