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Student Bloggers Earn $10,000 Scholarship

Just announced: The 4th annual Blogging Scholarship worth up to $10,000 for a student scholarship. Here are some details. College Scholarships.org is giving away $10,000 this year to a college student who blogs. The Blogging Scholarship is awarded annually. Scholarship Requirements: Your blog must contain unique and interesting information about you and/or things you are […]

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Advice to Teachers in Florida: Don’t use Facebook with Students

So rather than teach teachers or students how to intelligently use social media tools to communicate(like people do in corporations or in everyday social interactions), a school in Florida decided to advise against such silly and dangerous Web 2.0 behavior without supervision. According to the article Teachers asked to ‘unfriend’ students on Facebook “Everyone knows […]

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Facebook Fatigue?

An article, Teens Experiencing Facebook Fatigue, provided some interesting findings about the social networking site, Facebook. According to the article: A survey of 600 teens ages 13 to 17 in late April found that teens spend two hours per day online on average, 80% of which is spent using a social network. These same teens […]

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Knowledge Summit–Talking about Social Media But, Will it Blend?

Today and tomorrow I will be at the 7th annual Kaplan-EduNeering Knowledge Summit. I have been to many EduNeering Knowledge Summits and always have a great time. I’ll be doing a book signing, facilitating a video interview about the strategic relationship between ProtonMedia and Kaplan-EduNeering with Lisa Clune and Ron Burns and generally mixing with […]

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More Random Web 2.0 Statistics

Here are some more random Web 2.0 Statistics I’ve been gathering for some presentations. Facebook has more than 400 million active users and 50% of those active users log in every day and 35 million of those users update their status daily. Facebook Press Room. By 2050, the population of the United States is estimated […]

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MPICT Keynote Resources

Here are the resources to accompany my address: Leveraging Virtual Worlds, Web 2.0 and Smart Phones for Educational Excellence at the Mid Pacific Information and Communication Technology Center. Here are the slides: MPICT Keynote Address View more presentations from kkapp. Here are some resources: GamesDiscussion of some of the key value of games for learning. […]

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Random Web 2.0 Statistics

Here are some interesting Web 2.0 Statistics gathered from a number of different sources. Web 2.0 users report a 20% decrease in communication and travel costs both internally and in external supplier relationships (according to a November 2009 T&D Magazine article, The Wonders of Conversion, quoting a McKinsey & Company Survey) Using Web 2.0 tools, […]

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