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Social media are changing who we are

“Our body is physiologically rewarding us for talking about ourselves online” Moffit and Brown, ASAPScience video (below) It is clear from the research behind this...
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5 must-use social media for 21st century students

You clicked! Are you also tempted by list blogposts and then find the content disappointing? There is a list at the end of this post, however....
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Explain it to me like I was thirteen

Two days ago I watched the film ‘Queen Live at the Hammersmith Odeon’ from 1975. It took me back to when I was 13...
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I finally renounce my life of crime

Many years ago while holidaying in South America, my friend and I were robbed at knifepoint. We had ignored advice and ventured into a...
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What we mean when we talk about privacy

Have you seen this video? It demonstrates how far we have come in a short time, that these people receiving week-old news remind us...
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Digital contrails

Last week I overheard a conversation between some students. They were discussing one of my colleagues. A student had found his Facebook profile, and...
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Plain sailing hits the buffers

Everything was going smoothly. I was enjoying taking part in CoETaIL; my ideas about education were being gratifyingly confirmed (like a lot of memorable...
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Way of the SAMR eye

Steve talks to himself… – So how did the lessons go, Steve? – Which ones? – You know what I mean. You’ve been procrastinating. – I don’t...
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Survival of the Twittest

Twitter User LikesFollowing Trending Profiles.Re-tweets Own Hashtag#haiku — Steve Weatherell (@steveweatherell) October 2, 2016 When talking about Twitter, there’s only just enough vocabulary to write a...
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You call this 21st Century?

“Let’s not just adopt technology into our schools. Let’s adapt it, push it, pull it, iterate with it, experiment with it, test it, and...