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Google Plus for learning

Google Plus for learning

Google Plus Tips & Shortcuts “the motherlode of Google+ tips for all y’all suckas that don’t know…” – Donny Rhoades I figured it would be useful to put all of the Google Plus tips and shortcuts I have found thus far in one handy place. Please add any additional tips you discover in the comments. NEW! Tips Last Updated:9/1/11 7:08am PST - Google+ currently does not support “entities” that are not people, but they will in the future (see this discussion between Danny Sullivan and Brad Horowitz). - You have to click on the “Chat with people on Google+” link to enable chat within Google+ but then you get IM functionality. - When chatting to people you can drag the top of the chatting box to resize the chatting window - Go start a chat on Google Talk on your phone. - +Everything:This extension adds the Google+ bar to all websites. - +1 Button: Plus one every page you like with only one click, directly from omnibox, without any annoying popup - Color Bar Changer: Changes color of Google Plus bar to green, pink or blue. - New!

17 Reasons Facebook is Right for Education Home » Social Media Social media stats are on the rise (yes, still), and if you haven't gotten on board with Facebook yet, you may be at a disadvantage. Time for a pop quiz! Don't worry, I'm not grading. Take a look at these 17 true/false statements. You see that... most of your students are on Facebook.most of your colleagues & students' parents are on Facebook.most of your local community is on Facebook.even one of your friends' pet dog is on Facebook. I don't need a Master's in Social Media to guess that your answers to these questions are "Yes". The point is there is value in using a popular social media outlet that people already touch base with on a daily basis. OK, now back to the quiz. You are interested in... You are a teacher who wants... You are a school administrator who wants to...

The Plus Project: Third Iteration 50 Things Everyone Should Know How To Do Self-reliance is a vital key to living a healthy, productive life. To be self-reliant one must master a basic set of skills, more or less making them a jack of all trades. Contrary to what you may have learned in school, a jack of all trades is far more equipped to deal with life than a specialized master of only one. While not totally comprehensive, here is a list of 50 things everyone should know how to do. Edit: Do you like this post image? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50.

Plus Extract - TOP G+ PHOTOS Why Plus Extract? Flickr has its own way of finding and presenting the TOP shots daily. The same is true for 500px, for Smugmug and for many other websites, which are popular among photography fans. So we tried to make the Google+ photography paradise even better. What is Plus Extract? It's your DAILY dose of TOP Google Plus photographs, which were chosen by an algorithm that combines automatic steps and manual curation. This means that the DAILY TOPs are NOT based solely on popularity, and users with a small number of followers have a chance to be featured in the TOP. We use Google+ API for the automatic steps; Jarek Klimek is responsible for curation and communication with the authors. We strongly respect the authors and their rights. Read FAQ » How is Plus Extract connected to PhotoExtract? The Plus Extract daily tops are independent from other PhotoExtract functions. Plus Extract Features

The Ultimate Guide To Using Twitter In Education Twitter seems to be here to stay. As one of the most popular ways for teachers, students, and the general public to communicate, it’s becoming a must-have tool in almost every teacher’s toolbox. However, numerous recent studies have shown that education in general has been slow to adopt social media. In an effort to speed up this adoption process, below you’ll find a boatload of resources on the past, present, and future of Twitter in education as well as some helpful guides to using the tool in the classroom. This guide is by no means exhaustive and is meant to be added to on a regular basis. The History of Communication The following is a guest post excerpt from Ernesto Priego of The Guardian (UK). With that in mind, the future of communication in the form of social media is examined as a way to forever alter the world of education. The idea of slow adoption was featured on Edudemic last week and is certainly going to be an issue going forth as well. The Twitter Experiment Dr.

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Innovative ways of using Google Plus (education, training, health, social good) by alexcarson Sep 30