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How to Create Social Media Guidelines for Your School

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Social media is fast becoming as ubiquitous as the air we breathe. In recent months, many schools and districts around the country have taken steps to create social media policies and guidelines for their students and staff.

…Here are some steps that will help you determine the best approach for your own community.

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A Day in the Life of an iPad Teacher

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6.30 am: Woken by the dulcet tones of Lana Del Rey and a new ‘Wake up Light‘. Contemplate staying in bed then notice the email icon flashing with a number of new messages – check …

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A Day in the Life of an iPad Student

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7.00 am: Woken by fancy chime and skyscraper illumination on iPad. Switch off and go back to sleep.

7.15 am: Woken by beeping Angry Bird effect and grudgingly get up for school. Head down to breakf…

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Reading Rainbow Returns As A Startup And An iPad App

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Back in 2009, NPR ran a story titled “‘Reading Rainbow’ Reaches Its Final Chapter.” At the time, that probably seemed like a reasonable headline — after all, after 26 years, the beloved TV show was going off the air, the victim of changing…

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NYC as Mobile Learning Gameboard-Join the Swarm

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LearNYC Swarm is an experiment to establish a seamless 24/7 learning experience for youth that incorporates what they’re learning in school, the interests and passions they pursue on their own time, and family involvement, in a context that leverages the city as a “learning gameboard.”

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5 ways to strengthen a #BYOD #mLearning community

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I went through my mobile strategy notes and filtered out 5 ways that I have been using to grow the community spirit of a new mLearning group at the beginning of a course. Feel free to share yours, I feel that there are much more ideas out there.

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How Far Can Mobile Learning Reach?

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"When designing mobile lesson plans it is important to remember mobile learning isn’t about the device, it’s about the mobility of the user…"

What reaches 87% of the world’s population (≈ 6 billion people); is the most popular device to access the Internet in Africa and fits in your pocket? You guessed it: mobile phones, cellular phones, smartphones!

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How to make your own QR code

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How to make your own QR code:
QR codes have become a popular tool in education, with many teachers looking for new ways to integrate them into their classrooms…

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50 Mac Apps That Will Teach You Something

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With the recent release of iBooks Author from Apple, I started to think more about using Apple products as learning tools.

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Hillary Clinton, Jeff Bezos to announce Kindle Mobile Learning Initiative next Wednesday

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As we reported earlier this week, Amazon and the U.S. State Department have a deal: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos will announce the global launch of the Kindle Mobile Learning Initiative on Wednesday, June 20 at a press conference in Washington, D.C.

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