International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education: Use of Twitter across educational settings: a review of the literature

International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education: Use of Twitter across educational settings: a review of the literature. “The use of social media across the educational landscape is on the rise. Subsequently, the body of research on this topic is vibrant and growing. In this article, we present findings from a review of 103 peer-reviewed scientific studies published over the last decade (2007–2017) that address the use of Twitter for educational purposes across formal and informal settings.”

Royal Society of Chemistry: Lesson planning just got a whole lot easier

Royal Society of Chemistry: Lesson planning just got a whole lot easier. “We’ve launched our new education website that brings together all our support for chemistry teaching in one place. With just one simple and free registration, our users can now access Education in Chemistry articles, all of the teaching resources previously available from Learn Chemistry, the Chemistry Olympiad, Spectroscopy in a Suitcase, professional development and more.”

Digital Library of Georgia: Berry College’s Southern Highlander now freely available online

Digital Library of Georgia: Berry College’s Southern Highlander now freely available online. “The Digital Library of Georgia (DLG) is pleased to announce the digitization of 3,124 pages from Berry College’s Southern Highlander covering the period of 1907 to 1942. The Southern Highlander, the official magazine of and published by the Berry Schools in Mount Berry, Ga., documents the early history of the schools founded by philanthropist Martha Berry in 1902 to serve the rural poor. The magazine also details social conditions and the importance of community-based education. “

University of Colorado Boulder: Anyone can look up school data with new online tool

University of Colorado Boulder: Anyone can look up school data with new online tool. “The database, first made available online in 2016 in a format designed mainly for researchers, is built from 350 million reading and math test scores from 3rd to 8th grade students during 2008-2016 in every public school in the nation. It also includes district-level measures of racial and socioeconomic composition, segregation patterns, and other educational conditions.”

EdScoop: Calif. introduces ‘Dashboard Week’ to raise awareness of school data

EdScoop: Calif. introduces ‘Dashboard Week’ to raise awareness of school data. “The California Department of Education and the State Board of Education have launched #CADashboardWeek, which will run from Sept. 16-20, to publicize school and district data that has been made available to parents, students and educators, the agencies announced Monday.”