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Social Networks for Education

Social Networks for Education
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4 Educational Social Networks You're Not Yet Using We’ve heard about Learnist, Lore, Edmodo, and the many other educational social networks. But what else is out there? If you’re an early adopter or simply like being the ‘cool’ teacher in the lounge … then make sure you know about these relatively new offerings. There’s a pantload of other social networks out there and we do our best to showcase them when the time is right. I can tell you that we get at least 1,000 e-mails a week (no exaggeration) requesting we mention a product, service, or other offering that the education world should know about. eduClipper A take-off on Pinterest, eduClipper is one of the newest entries to the ‘educational social network’ foray and seems like a worthwhile place to pull in some hard-to-find information. TeachAde Similar to parts of Edutopia and the WordPress Buddypress plugin, TeachAde hosts a number of useful discussion groups and offers plenty of free education resources. Diipo Twiducate

Classroom Warm-Up Routine: Math Class Warm-Up Register Now and join a community of a million educators. Take 30 seconds to register (it's free!) and: Access our downloadable Back To School Starter PacksComment on videosGet help - and help others - in our Q&A section Register Now Already registered? Learn about Teaching Channel Plus for Schools & Districts Sign In or Sign Up My Favorite No: Learning From Mistakes Grades 6-8 / Math / Warm-Up CCSS: Math.MP.6 Common Core State Standards Embed Video Great Lesson Ideas: My Favorite No with Leah Alcala [01:00:10;24] Leah: Hi. Error loading player: No playable sources found <div>Please enable Javascript to watch this video</div> Related Videos Approaches to Poetry: Pre-Reading Strategies Grades 6-12 / ELA / Tone & Theme ELA.RL.8.410424 > Lesson Objective Use mistakes to quickly clarify concepts Length 6 minutes Questions to Consider How does this strategy allow for immediate re-teaching? Teacher & School Info Leah Alcala Math / Teacher Follow School Details Martin Luther King Middle SchoolBerkeley, CA Feedback

Classroom 2.0 neosmart STREAM Live Demo neosmart STREAM contains five beautiful themes. Of course you can also create your custom theme. Every theme demo contains one Facebook, one Twitter and one NSS Channel.Feel free to use the Facebook channel for testing. base A simple base theme for your website. flexy A elegant theme with flexible width. joy A sportive nostalgic theme. minimal A minimal and clean theme. woody A theme strong like a tree. Here you can find some awesome implementations of neosmart STREAM.

Library 2.0 - the future of libraries in the digital age Which Collaboration Tool Should You Use? Wiggio vs YahooGroups vs GroupSpaces Which Collaboration Tool Should You Use? Wiggio vs YahooGroups vs GroupSpaces By Malica Fleming Does your organization need a password-protected, online area to manage documents, collaborate on projects, communicate through email and create group calendars? One of the best (and most affordable) online collaboration tools we’ve come across is Wiggio. Create a custom list serve address (mygroup@wiggio.com) to for sending emails or text message notifications to the entire groupSchedule and host virtual meetings and conference callsCreate to-do lists and assign tasks with automated text and email remindersUpload and store an unlimited number of documentsCreate unlimited online polls to get feedback on ideasCreate, view and search member profilesCreate a group events calendar with automated text and email reminders for eventsUse the Wiggio IPhone app to access all of the above features, giving group members the flexibility to collaborate and access needed materials on the go

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10 Online Places to Live Video Stream an Event for Free Video streaming is going to be the next big thing in coming days as companies like Google, Apple have entered in web TV market. Here are some online places from where you can live stream any event by just connecting a camcorder or webcam with Internet. You can maintain a TV show hosted by you and shared with everyone all over the world. With as low as zero investment, you can start webcasting live events online with your current available resources without much effort. Some popular and less known places to Live Stream Online [ad id='7' style='float:left;margin:10px 10px 10px 0']1. With the largest user base and views, Ustream is the leader in live stream business on web. 2. Another well built and maintained service for live video streaming. 3. Lot many radio stations and custom video channels are running on Justin.TV where you can see people taking video interviews of well known people and promoting their stuff as well. 4. 5.

Top 15 Free Online Image Editors - Speckyboy Web Design Magazine With the recent release of Adobe Photo Express, I thought I would have a look for other Online Image Editors and see how good they actually were. I was surprised at how many there were, some were simply rubbish, others really, really mind blowing good. So I compiled a list of the Top 15 Online Image Editors. So, who needs Photoshop? 1. Adobe Photoshop Express 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. improveyourimages.com 7. 8. 9. 10. And the rest… 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. …maybe I’ll stick with Photoshop.

Best Free Learning Management Systems (LMS) 2014 We’ve put together a list of 12 of the best free Learning Management Systems (LMS) options available in 2015. Below you’ll find 12 of the best free, almost free and freemium options available to educators and course vendors looking to put their courses online. Or check out our Learning Management System comparison chart. 1. 2. 3. .LRN: This LMS (pronounced “dot learn”) was originally developed at MIT, .LRN is used worldwide by over half a million users in higher education, government, non-profit, and K-12. 4. eFront: Offers a “freemium” LMS where the core of their software is open source but their hosted solutions cost between $85 – $1990 / month. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12: Udemy: Is an interesting option for those looking to sell their courses online. We hope you found this list helpful.

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