Tweetables: This Week’s Top News That’s Good Enough to Tweet

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Haven’t been keeping up with your edtech news lately? Fear not! Technapex presents “Tweetables,” our roundup of the week’s top shareable #edtech articles. Be sure to follow us on Twitter too! @Technapex The Web-Deprived Study at McDonald’s For rural students Continue reading

College Offers Major in Social Media

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Social media has made its way into the classroom, illicitly at first, but more and more with teachers’ approval. But it has received its biggest endorsement yet at Newberry College in South Carolina, where starting next year, students can major Continue reading

Teaching a Distracted Generation to Focus

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Social Media a Factor in College Admissions

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Making your Facebook profile private isn’t a sure way to hide your darkest secrets from the public eye anymore. College applicants have learned this the hard way in recent years. As more and more high school students record their lives Continue reading

Iowa School District Fights Bullying With Technology

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A school district in Iowa has decided to fight the battle against bullying with the tool that so many bullies use to reach their victims: technology. Like others across the country, East Union Community School District had its run-ins with Continue reading

Ivy League or Bust? The Value of a College Degree

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Today CNBC featured Gurbaksh Chahal, who has founded several successful startups. At only age 18, he sold his first company, ValueClick, for $40 million. A few years later, he sold his second company, BlueLithium for $300 million to Yahoo. Despite Continue reading

Social Network for Academics Gets Makeover

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A social network may take over the role traditionally reserved for peer-reviewed journals of allowing researchers to easily share their work — but first it had to undergo a profile makeover. Since its launch in 2008, Academic.edu, the Facebook of Continue reading

Adoption Rates of New K-12 Learning Styles [Infographic]

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A new infographic from a survey conducted among K-12 educators reveals current teaching methods, learning styles and their adoption rates. As U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan calls for a national move to digital textbooks, only about 37 percent of Continue reading

A Facebook Connection With the Admissions Office

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Social media is useful for stalking people, but high school students have found something even better to stalk: prospective colleges. Two-thirds of the 7,000 high school students interviewed in a recent survey cialis coupon card reported using social media to Continue reading

Business 101: Tweeting for a Profit

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The ability to disseminate information through Facebook and Twitter was once considered an annoying trait of the younger generation. Now, it’s a sought-after job skill. But even though most recent college graduates have a Facebook account, a Twitter account, or Continue reading