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TED launches TED-Ed

TED launches TED-Ed

Just last week, TED launched it’s new education initiative, TED-Ed on YouTube. For those not familiar with the organization, TED is a conference-turned-nonprofit that is well known on the internet for their 18-minute-or-less TED Talks–high quality videos of public speakers discussing “ideas worth spreading”. TED-Ed plans to zero in on education by working with teachersRead more about TED launches TED-Ed[…]

YouTube Launches New Site for Teachers

YouTube Launches New Site for Teachers

Last week, YouTube introduced a new site specifically designed for teachers. The site’s purpose is to help educators incorporate educational YouTube videos into their lessons, maximizing student engagement. The site can be accessed at http://www.youtube.com/teachers. If you are an educator, the site is definitely worth a look. Whether you’d like to publish your own videosRead more about YouTube Launches New Site for Teachers[…]

Social Media Class Skypes with Internet Celebs

Social Media Class Skypes with Internet Celebs

At the University of Wisconsin Whitewater, students enrolled in the course Social Media Optimization & the New Web learn and become “experts” on web applications such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc. They stay up-to-date on the latest trends on the Internet by reading and thinking critically about the industry and reporting on the changes that are occurring.Read more about Social Media Class Skypes with Internet Celebs[…]