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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 video, that using social media not only changes what we do, but also who we biol
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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. When I asked my colleague Dave's class of 13 year-olds here in Northern Europe how many of them were r
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    Course 5: PLN Into The Future

      The goal of this post:  “Provide documented evidence of ongoing, back-and-forth communication. This reflection should include your participation in your personal learning network over the course of this program as well as your continued p
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    Coetail Continuum

    flickr photo shared by Robert Q Benedict under a Creative Commons ( BY ) I have been very open in my previous posts about my struggles with settling into my new role as a mother of two, my new role in my new school, and my new role as a member of
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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 of Rip van Winkle. So we bemoan our loss of privacy. We expect Facebook to allow us to join its network for
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    Digital contrails

    [caption id="attachment_78" align="alignright" width="447"] SW: freely modified from Pixabay images[/caption] Last week I overheard a conversation between some students. They were discussing one of my colleagues. A student had found his Facebook p
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    Visitors only please...Residents by permit!

    Are you a visitor or a resident? [caption id="attachment_629" align="alignright" width="368"] Photo Credit: Canadian Pacific via Compfight cc[/caption] Resident - An individual who lives a percentage of their life online. Visitor - An indivi
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    C2W2: Online Privacy...Not so Much...

    Does privacy exist online?  I think the answer to that question is no.  Even if you were to blog and share it with no one, I am not sure that means that your thoughts can't be unearthed by someone who has superior sleuthing skills in the electronic
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    Developing my #PLN

    I have decided to take a more rudderless approach to community engagement and simply do my best to use social media tools, with a focus on Twitter, to develop my PLN. I also explored using Facebook and Google Hangouts as ways to connect with other te
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    Privacy...What's that?

    As a child I remember making a big deal out of having to share my room with  my sister and my lack of privacy. I always valued my privacy and it lead to many arguments. Little did I know, privacy would become a treasured commodity in our current dig
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    It Takes a Facebook Village

    I knew what I wanted to do for my community involvement aspect of Course 5.  I had decided to link it to my final project because my project leant itself very well to global collaboration.  Therefore, I decided to use my PLN to help me share a goog