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The #Selfie: Passing Trend, or Here to Stay?

Editor’s Note: A special thanks to guest blogger Amy Williams, a journalist from California, mother of two teenagers, and positive parenting activist, for sharing her perspective on the latest social media craze: the selfie. A recent episode of 20/20 highlighted this growing trend and uncovered the extreme lengths some people go to in order to…

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The Powerful Potential of Your Words

Editor’s Note: I am pleased to feature Sandy Kendell, who works with me as a member of the #digcit Twitter chat team, as this month’s Help Desk Guest Blogger. Sandy Kendell, M.Ed., is an Educational Technology Specialist in Texas with 20 years of experience in K-12 education. Sandy’s professional experience includes classroom teaching and instructional technology…

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Online Learning with VHS

Learning Online. These two words often carry a negative connotation, and it is not uncanny to see people shy away from what may be a very useful way of education, not to mention a way that is up and coming this century. Enrolled in two online classes, Economics and Statistics, I would truly like to provide a true…

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Gerd Altmann

Teens, Online Reputation and Social Media

All BHS students, faculty, staff and administration are encouraged to participate in the Digital Citizenship Twitter chat every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. EST. Chats are moderated by a team of educators who are dedicated to digital citizenship education. Join us as we discuss ways to integrate current…

A Message To Today’s Learners and Leaders…

Help Desk is honored to feature Angela Maiers as our second guest blogger. Founder and President of Maiers Education Services, a consulting firm headquartered in Clive, Iowa, Angela offers just-in-time consultation services to schools, organizations, and individuals seeking to use technology and social media to leverage human capital and production goals. Dear Generation NOW, There…