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WORKING: Managing Your Online Self

Joshua Stewart - Tuesday, December 20, 2011 - 2:03am

Before you post that latest presidential election poll on Facebook and comment on how your candidate is doing, consider this: Your current (and maybe prospective) bosses could read that. And they might not share your...

Intel hopes to take a bite out of the tablet market with its Studybook for schools.

Tech Ed News: YouTube S.T.E.M Channel, Facebook for Educators & More

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, April 25, 2012 - 5:11pm

As you may know, technology is my passion. Here are my top education tech stories that I’ve culled from the web for you. 1.) M.I.T. Launches YouTube S.T.E.M. Channel: According to Education Week, it “encourages MIT...

Here’s How to Squeeze a Lesson Out of Facebook’s IPO

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, May 18, 2012 - 8:02am

Your students may have hundreds of friends on Facebook including founder Mark Zuckerberg. But would they consider buying Facebook stock now that the company has issued an IPO? Do they even know what an IPO is? This...

Tech Thursday: Facebook’s New Anti-Bullying Tools

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 8:45am

How do you help your students deal with cyberbullies or threatening posts on Facebook? Tell them about this new reporting tool the social network is making available this week. It’s specifically for teens starting at...

New Study Claims Facebook Key to Finding a Job

- Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 8:20am

Researchers Moira Burke and Robert Kraut recently conducted a study that included responses from 3,000 participants and Facebook data from nearly 250,000 users. Their conclusion; Facebook usage increases your chance of...

New Social Learning Network To Try Out Flexiguru

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 9:11am

I recently took a test drive of Flexiguru.com. It’s the latest online learning social network for teachers and students. It has more than 10,000 resources for learners to choose from. These include videos, ebooks,...

Facebook's video tribute to the exuberance of 10th birthdays.

Happy Birthday, Facebook!

Heather Neal - Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 5:51am

On February 4, 2004, Mark Zuckerberg co-founded Facebook and has, in the next ten years, turned it into a billion-dollar corporation. Not bad for a website. But Facebook is more than a website. It’s social media; it...

Six Words From A Southerner

Rickey Bevington - Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 8:57am

What six words define southern identity? How about: “How Long ‘Til College Football Season” or “Mac And Cheese Is A Vegetable.” Or, maybe, “Don’t Confuse My Kindness For Weakness.” These are among hundreds of...

Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, urges people to stop using the word bossy.

A Different View of Sandberg's Ban Bossy Campaign

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, March 10, 2014 - 10:49am

On the one hand I understand the good intentions behind Sheryl Sandberg’s #banbossy campaign. Launched through Sandberg’s leanin.org organization in partnership with the Girl Scouts, the initiative encourages...

Digital Shadow Reveals What People on Facebook Know About You

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 9:40am

If you’re like me and can’t figure out what people on Facebook know about you, a marketing stunt can help. Ubisoft, the makers of the upcoming game Watchdogs has created a campaign for the video game that pulls the...

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