Category Archives: social network

It’s Time to Regulate Social Media in Schools

By: Tony DePrato | Follow me on Twitter @tdeprato It is spring time, and once again I am planning a new network security plan for a school. The same issues as always, and the same questions. All questions usually have … Continue reading

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Social Media Statistics and Facts 2012

Lately we’ve been talking a lot about social media and its growing importance and influence on schools. Here is a fantastic inforgraph made by Go-Globe that kind of breaks it down and gives you some interesting facts. You can view … Continue reading

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People are watching . . .

your online rep! Gizmodo posted an interesting article today about the company Social Intelligence and how they performed a background check by looking at a person’s web footprint. This trend is easy, quick, and effective. I expect to see schools … Continue reading

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Posterous.com – A quick how to

I’m going to take a tiny break in my timeline extravaganza to quickly add a how to guide for Posterous.com. This blogging platform is pretty sweet and perfect for the casual blogger who cares not for widgets and the like. … Continue reading

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HootCourse – YES

Hopefully you’ve read my post on what HootCourse is, if not click here. My colleague and I Omar have discussed HootCourse and are torn on the matter. Omar doesn’t feel that HootCourse has any functional place in the classroom. You … Continue reading

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Hootcourse is Absent in My Class!

Hoot. Ur kidding dud3, LOL! At the risk of sounding lame, I wasn’t hooting and hollering when I saw Hootcourses. I followed a link Patrick sent me after he had set up a course. My interest was piqued and I … Continue reading

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Hootcourse – Twitter educationalized

That is definitely not a real word. Anyway, in this post I am going to share with you the online service HootCourse.com. This uses Twitter as a means to create a back channel chat, but it has some nice features … Continue reading

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