Fake It To Make It I'm so glad you asked! There are a number of good articles on how to identify fake news, including this one from FactCheck.org: How to Spot Fake News. In addition, please: Do your research before sharing! If you see something questionable, look it up! WhatsApp Messenger on the App Store Simple. Reliable. Secure. — WhatsApp from Facebook WhatsApp Messenger is a FREE messaging app available for iPhone and other smartphones. WhatsApp uses your phone's Internet connection (4G/3G/2G/EDGE or Wi-Fi, as available) to let you message and call friends and family. Switch from SMS to WhatsApp to send and receive messages, calls, photos, videos, documents, and Voice Messages.
ZOOM Cloud Meetings on the App Store Stay connected wherever you go – start or join a secure meeting with flawless video and audio, instant screen sharing, and cross-platform instant messaging - for free! Zoom is #1 in customer satisfaction and the best unified communication experience on mobile. It's super easy! Facebook Usage in South Africa – March 2011 Welcome to our new series of monthly Facebook statistics in South Africa. This article provides you with the latest user numbers for Facebook in South Africa. 2 week ago, Marc Cowan, Head of Emerging Market at Facebook, gave a presentation in Cape Town on the social change. He said that soon South Africa will hit the 4 million user mark. Let’s see where we are today.
Authors Who Skype with Classes & Book Clubs (for free!) Welcome to the Authors Who Skype with Classes & Book Clubs List! I’m Kate Messner, the children’s author and educator who maintains this site. I started it because I’ve found that virtual author visits are a great way to connect authors and readers, and I realize that many schools facing budget troubles don’t have the option of paid author visits. m.facebook Back in 2015, when we published our lesson plan Fake News vs. Real News: Determining the Reliability of Sources, we had no way of knowing that, a year later, the Oxford Dictionaries would declare “post-truth” the 2016 word of the year; that fake news would play a role in the 2016 presidential election; that it would cause real violence; and that the president-elect of the United States would use the term to condemn mainstream media outlets he opposes. Back then, to convince teachers that the skill was important, we quoted Peter Adams of the News Literacy Project on the “digital naïveté” of the “digital natives” we teach. Now, however, we doubt that we need to convince anyone. These days, invented stories created in a “fake news factory”— or by a 23-year-old in need of cash — go viral, while articles from traditional sources like The Times are called “fake news” by those who see them as hostile to their agenda. As always, we welcome your ideas; please post them in the comments.
Twitter on the App Store Join the conversation! Retweet, chime in on a thread, go viral, or just scroll through the Twitter timeline to stay on top of what everyone’s talking about. Twitter is your go-to social media app and the new media source for what's happening in the world, straight from the accounts of the influential people who affect your world day-to-day. Explore what’s trending in the media, or get to know thought-leaders in the topics that matter to you; whether your interests range from #Kpop Twitter to politics, news or sports, you can follow & speak directly to influencers or your friends alike. Every voice can impact the world.
Canva: Graphic Design & Video on the App Store Canva makes design amazingly simple (and fun)! Create stunning designs with your photos and videos—even if you’re not a design expert! Whether you need an Instagram story, logo maker, or birthday invitation—create all these graphic design needs and more on Canva. Available on your iPhone, iPad, and computer so you can jump back into your design anytime, anywhere. Google Wave As we announced in August 2010, we are not continuing active development of Google Wave as a stand-alone product. Google Wave will be shut down in April 2012. This page details the implication of the turn down process for Google Wave. 50 Awesome Ways to Use Skype in the Classroom Written By: Jillian Terry Skype is a free and easy way for teachers to open up their classroom and their students to a world way beyond their campus. With Skype, students can learn from other students, connect with other cultures, and expand their knowledge in amazing ways. Teachers and parents can also benefit from Skype in the classroom. Read below to learn how you can take advantage of the power of Skype in your classroom. Promoting Education
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Skype is a free site that uses a camera and microphone to allow people to see and talk to each other anywhere in the world. Teaching Tips Great for virtual field trips Students can have "Pen Pals" via camera all over the world and can connect from anywhere with internet/camera access Immediate feedback while connected Students can connect with peers for homework by k3nolen Sep 28
Can be used to allow communication with other students and various peoples who are not within the local geographic location. Great tool for Ells to utilize to practice and enhance their English by ghimbobi Feb 25
Luxembourg, Luxemburg. Software application that allows users to make voice calls over the Internet. Additional features include instant messaging, file transfer and video conferencing. Owned by Silver Lake, Index Ventures and eBay. One of the strategic partners of the French-based telecom service provider Digitrad. by stateoftel Dec 18