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Social Media

Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram as learning tools? Discover innovative ideas for using social-media tools in the classroom and for professional development.

Technology SAMR Model for Administrators - Part 2: Community Interaction

Through the SAMR (Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, and Redefinition) model of technology, school communities can function more easily in supporting students and keeping parents informed.

School-Wide Twitter Chats

New Zealand schools explore the learning potential of social media with weekly education-based Twitter chats for students.

Find Your Digital Space

For teachers staking out their digital space, the first three steps are determining the right platform, developing your brand, and finding the confidence to share.

Social Media in Education: Resource Roundup

This collection of blogs, articles, and videos from Edutopia aims to help teachers deploy social media tools in the classroom to engage students in 21st-century learning.


Technology SAMR Model for Administrators Part 3: File Management

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Blogging in the 21st-Century Classroom

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The New Edutopia!

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Parent Communication Toolbox

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4 Technologies to Help Students Find Their Voice In Your Classroom

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The New Edutopia!

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A Tech Prophet Predicts

Teaching social media will revolutionize the world of learning.


The New Literacy: Scenes from the Digital Divide 2.0

Just as one cyber gulf narrows, another has threatened to take its place.

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The Ultimate School Reform

MacArthur education grants will shift focus to digital learning.


Fan Us, Follow Us, and Let Us Feed You

Edutopia wants to connect you with others and provide up-to-date information and tools you can use.

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Introducing Edutopia.org's Community Manager

Read about Betty Ray and her plans for the site's community.

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Welcome to the Digital Generation

Welcome to the Digital Generation

The Digital Generation Project presents video portraits of the lives of young students from around the country who are using digital media to learn, communicate, and socialize in new and exciting ways.

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Digital Youth Portrait: Luis

Digital Youth Portrait: Luis

This 18-year-old son of immigrants believes that digital technology is meant to be shared with his family and community.

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#EduElection: Tweet Through the Election

Teachers Michelle Lampinen, Jon Olsen and Sarah Gross describe how they enabled over 100 students to discuss the Presidential debates live on Twitter. Taking the concept further, they have launched #EduElection for students and educators to discuss the...

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My Friend Flickr: A Great Photo Opportunity

How to safely set students loose in the educationally thrilling but fundamentally ungovernable photo-sharing network.

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A Digital-Literacy Maven's Favorite Web Links

Education professor Michele Knobel uses these sites to help prepare tomorrow's teachers.

Digital Youth Portrait: Olivia

Digital Youth Portrait: Olivia

Without the means or easy access to the newest high tech tools, this resourceful and strong-willed young woman considers technology her lifeline.

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Grant Funding with Social Media

Ed tech specialist Brian Dixon looks using social media to locate, manage, update, track, announce and implement grant funding.

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Planning an edcamp Unconference: Doing All of the Little Things

Blogger Mary Beth Hertz wraps up her 4-part series on how to plan an educamp unconference.

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Report from EduBloggerCon at ISTE10: Trends and Tools

Edutopia's Betty Ray reports from EdubloggerCon on the first day of #ISTE10.

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How to Create Social Media Guidelines for Your School

Schools and districts around the country are starting to put social media policies and guidelines in place to support this learning. Review the seven steps -- and a roundup of valuable resources -- to help safely bring social media into your school or...

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