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Social Media Hazards and Tips for Teachers

Thursday, May 7, 2015

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By Kathleen J. Tate, Ph.D. Professor and Program Director of Teaching, School of Education, American Public University Social media continues to play a significant part in many people’s lives, including those of teachers, students, and families. Recent statistics on social media users indicate that 74 percent of online adults use social networking sites as of January 2014 (Pew Resesarch Center, n.d.), with the majority of those using Facebook.

Attending a NASA Social Can Help You Become a Better Educator

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

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By Dr. Angela Gibson Professor, School of Arts and Humanities at American Public University Ongoing professional development is a need for every educator. It can be formal in structure, such as a webinar, workshop, or certificate program, or may be leveraged through informal and atypical opportunities. One program that may not immediately seem connected to improving course quality and instructional effectiveness is the NASA Social program.

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