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Why the Facebook Messenger app is not the privacy nightmare people think it is

Originally posted on Naked Security:
There’s good reason to be skeptical of Facebook when it comes to privacy, but the Facebook Messenger app isn’t the privacy nightmare that some people think it is. Facebook is gradually forcing users of its…

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Educators to Follow on Twitter this Year!

It’s already time to set up your classes and start planning lessons. If you are looking for some good ideas, check out these great teachers on Twitter! This list is by no means exhaustive. Just some great educators that inspire … Continue reading

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Social Media & The Quest For Connection

Originally posted on The Tech Rabbi:
Courtesy: mediabistro.com Humankind loves information. Its the strongest stimulant in the world, 100% legal, and has no known cure for addiction. Since the dawn of civilization we have been on a quest fill the…

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MappingWorlds and looking at the world differently

Originally posted on History Tech:
I’ve been on a map kick recently. Recently might be a bit relative. Recently and maps for me means since sometime during the early 1970s. But over the last few week, I have perhaps can…

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2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 87,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at … Continue reading

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Learn the Address: Ken Burns and Lincoln at Gettysburg

Originally posted on History Tech:
I’ve always loved the Gettysburg Address. And not just because of the content and Lincoln’s message but how it sounds. If you’ve ever had the chance to hear the speech delivered by a skilled orator,…

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Use Thinglink to make your Images Interactive

Thinglink is a really great tool that allows you to make your images interactive. You can add video, sound, websites, etc. It’s a really great tool to add greater explanation to images. Thinglink for education is free! Check out this Thinglink … Continue reading

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8 graphic organizers for primary sources

Originally posted on History Tech:
Deb Brown, a good friend from the Shawnee Mission, Kansas district, shared a statement with me several years ago and it’s rattled around in my head ever since. Primary sources belong to everyone. Not just…

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California gives teenagers an ‘eraser button’ to delete their web mistakes

Originally posted on Naked Security:
Legislators in California are working to give teens more control over content they have posted on the web by giving them the ability to push the reset button on their social media profiles. California Governor,…

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iPad Edu Tweeting

Originally posted on  IPAD 4 SCHOOLS:
Twitter is the simplest system available to interact with the web and share resources. Twitter is built into the iPad’s operating system and so an account allows you to share any photo, website or resource…

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