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Collaboration & Web 2.0


New Social Network for Elementary School Readers Now Available

A free new social networking platform aims to encourage elementary school children to read more books.

210,000 Catholic Schools To Adopt Office 365

Catholic schools--all 210,000 of them around the world--will have the chance to implement Office 365 for their students as part of a new "social network for Catholic education."

New York Middle School Students Participate in Online Cultural Exchange Program

Middle school students in New York's White Plains Public Schools are participating in a virtual cultural exchange program.

Knovation Unveils Know New Ideas Community

Knovation has developed a free online social networking community dubbed Know New Ideas for educators to network with peers to improve personalized and digital learning.

Citrix Promotes Collaboration with Podio Purchase and GoToMeeting Update

Citrix Systems has released a new version of its GoToMeeting Web conferencing software that works specifically on Apple's iPad. It has also begun mixing its technology into the work done by an acquired company that combines work with social networking.

Edgewave Adds Social Media Monitoring to iPrism Web Security

EdgeWave has added iPrism Social Media Security, a service designed to monitor and control social media interactions, to iPrism Web Security 7.1.

Districts Struggle with Social Networking Guidelines

A couple questionable events have sent lawmakers and educators scurrying to sort out what should be allowed for communications that take place between school personnel and students through social networking sites.

iPad App Helps Students with ADHD Stay on Task

A new iPad app feature tied in to Facebook is designed to help students with ADHD combat procrastination and stay on task.

Gail Lovely's 5 Favorite Free Web Apps for Education

Early childhood education expert and FETC speaker Gail Lovely shares her favorite free web tools for students, which require nothing more than a computer with internet access.

5 Tips for Teaching Digital Citizenship in the Elementary Classroom

While we shouldn't stop teaching children how to say "please" and "thank you," and bullies will still exist in the face-to-face world, it is vital that we treat online safety and digital citizenship with the same amount of seriousness and attention.

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