Tag Archives: Facebook

Should children ‘cold turkey’ from their mobile devices? The Facebook generation

Do we really need children to go ‘cold turkey’ from their mobile devices? Is there a requirement for ‘book camps’ with printed materials only? Is there a middle ground for the Internet generation? Or do we need to re-think many … Continue reading

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Taking action against online bullying – what can you do?

Bullying on IRFE in March 5, 2007, the first class day. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) As you’re sure to be aware from the media Cyberbullying (and bullying in face-to-face environments) is experienced with all age groups, and in a wide range … Continue reading

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16 ways that educators use Pinterest

Linda Ross recently dropped me a line and recommended that I have look at the infographic below entitled 16 ways educators use Pinterest. I haven’t used Pinterest before, but John S Oliver has and he has blogged about it here. … Continue reading

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Do you need a social media detox?

A humorous overview of social media from Column Five Media (@columnfive).

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The Virtual Revolution – Homo Interneticus

Clarence Yates shared this prodigious post with another community we are both members of, and has kindly agreed to share it with the Ethos community. He has watched all of the 5 documentaries that he links to, and pulls out … Continue reading

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Digital Citizenship and Online Safety (a session facilitated by Nancy Groh)

Image by hazelowendmc via FlickrToday was the first session of the Paepae Hot Seat session, Digital Citizenship and Online Safety, kindly facilitated by Nancy Groh from Netsafe. Netsafe are the developers of the Learn, Guide, Protect site, where educators and … Continue reading

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Digital Citizenship and Online Safety (a session facilitated by Nancy Groh)

Image by hazelowendmc via FlickrToday was the first session of the Paepae Hot Seat session, Digital Citizenship and Online Safety, kindly facilitated by Nancy Groh from Netsafe. Netsafe are the developers of the Learn, Guide, Protect site, where educators and … Continue reading

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GUIDE: The Teacher’s Guide to using Facebook!

The introduction to the resource reads: “Welcome to the Teacher’s Guide to using Facebook! As educators, social networking can carry tremendous potential benefits in one’s professional development as well as staying in touch with friends, family, and colleagues. Facebook is … Continue reading

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Social networking and connecting for health, literacy, community and a better way of life

Image via Wikipedia You may wonder, sometimes, if ICT in general and mobile technology in particular is also about revenue generation and filling time with empty connections. In some cases you may be right, however, after doing a wee bit … Continue reading

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