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Social media users often write without great concern to grammar, punctuation and other writing rules.  So, what does this mean for teachers and giving instruction and feedback?  Read more in Social media’s classroom Catch-22 at


In order to connect with learners, it is always important to get to know them and what they do and are interested in.  REad more in Social media’s classroom Catch-22 at

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Interesting data in What Happens in an Internet Minute in 2017? at

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How to Create a Social Media Image

Posted: 29/06/2017 by broadyesl in social media, Uncategorized


How to Create a Social Media Image


Learn how to create a beautiful social media image for your Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram page.

How to Create a Social Media Image

An interesting aspect of the changing discipline of literacy in Can Social Networking Boost Literacy Skills at  Esxcerpt:

Perhaps text messaging, social networking sites and blogs are a new form of literature that will soon be studied in schools in the way that books, plays and poetry are now. In Scotland, new curriculum literacy guides specify that children should be familiarized with new media and taught modern communication methods so that they will be able to function in today’s workplace. The guides emphasize the importance of teaching students how and when to use particular communication methods. For example, students are taught to avoid using abbreviated text language in e-mails in which formal language might be more appropriate.

The jury is still out on whether studying Shakespeare will be replaced by reading Taylor Swift’s tweets. Parents who want their children to become more literate probably know what they want the answer to that question to be. Still, if your child is blogging or spending time on a social networking site, the news is not all bad. Research suggests that young people who blog are reading and are becoming more confident writers.


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