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Feature Social Media 101 A crash course on the most popular online social media sites - and how you can use them to better connect with your students. If you have been wondering why you need to learn more about social media, the answer is simple. Your students are immersed in social media; it's the world they live in. And you need to know the basics. It's not as hard as you may think, and the results of knowing how to better connect and help your students cannot be overestimated. 6 FACEBOOK Facebook is the king of social media and the internet. More than half of Canadians log on to Facebook at least once a month, according to an Aug. 13, 2013 article by Michael Oliveira, in The Canadian Press, on Yahoo! Finance Canada. Facebook is a place for people to connect. It's basically like having all the people you have ever known or will know, on speed dial. And you can reach out whenever you want. Why you need it: If you want to reach your students, you need to be where they BC Counsellor | Winter 2013-14 | www.bcschoolcounsellor.com http://www.bcschoolcounsellor.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of BC Counsellor - Winter 2014

President’s Message
The Fine Print
Social Media 101
Embracing Social Media in Guidance and Career Education
Top 10 iPad Counselor Apps
BCSCA Conference 2013 — Full Coverage!
Counsellor’s Corner
Index to Advertisers

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