3 Ways Social Media Can Help You Succeed in Classes

What? Social media can help kids succeed in class? Well, if the kids in question are in college, there’s a good chance there’s a better-than-even chance that they’re using social media all the time anyway, so all we can do is show them how to put their social media chops to good use. In this guest post, educator Justin Miller shows us how.

It might seem counterintuitive—social media actually improving your grades and and music skills?—but is doesn’t have to be. Social media outlets can be wildly effective tools for planning parties, but these networks can also be helpful when it comes to acing the hands-on components of your courses, particularly when it comes to music. There are some uses you might not even expect.

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Let the Ink Flow, Digital Scrapbooking

I admit it: I’ve never really gotten the whole scrapbooking thing. Could be that I don’t have the time–or that I’m too lazy to do it. But it’s one of the most popular activities in the world–and digital scrapbooking has made it even bigger. All you have to do is look at the exploding popularity of Pinterest to see what I’m talking about. In this guest post–which taught me a lot–Norul Amin, has some great tips to get you started.

 

Preserving precious memories lets one relive them long after the people are gone or grown up. One of the issues with scrapbooks is how to pass it on, and what to do with it once a group has demised or moved on. Digitizing a scrapbook comes as a solution. It lets one post it on the web as a record of history, and honors those who put that time and effort in. It allows printing it out to have a copy on hand.

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