Top Tags

Feeds Score = Number of Unique Feeds * Affinity

Items Score = Total of ( Affinity / Days Since Publication ) For Each Item

Flow Rate Score = Total Flow Rate / ( Number of Items / Number of Feeds )

Score = Flow Rate Score + Feed Score + Items Score

*We actually have 116860 unique tags, but only those that exist in 5 or more unique feeds are used.

**Tags are generated by the Yahoo Content Analysis Service API that extract key concepts from a body of text or URI and has no human input from our staff.

Rank Tag Affinity TTL Flow Rate Items Feeds Score
1 digital media 7,000 90 1,450,939 103 11 342,865
2 Twitter 1,000 90 728,510 141 34 251,185
3 Social Media 2,000 90 493,810 106 26 221,095
4 social networks 2,500 90 99,292 13 11 138,194
5 connected learning 10,000 90 42,682 16 6 95,153
6 curriculum 1,000 90 112,565 9 6 83,402
7 professional development 5,000 90 74,913 17 8 81,755
8 MOOC 4,000 90 56,198 14 8 76,061
9 high school students 1,000 90 54,480 6 6 62,746
10 education technology 5,000 90 25,860 10 6 53,075
11 video games 5,000 90 33,453 10 6 52,232
12 education system 4,000 90 19,712 7 7 50,185
13 classrooms 3,000 90 36,972 6 5 49,626
14 Web Literacy 6,000 90 60,978 25 5 48,072
15 Digital Literacy 7,000 90 14,366 6 5 47,935
16 online courses 2,000 90 45,467 7 5 47,138
17 Howard Rheingold 3,000 90 34,303 6 5 45,931
18 public education 3,000 90 26,456 7 6 43,059
19 community 1,000 90 41,279 25 12 32,944
20 Ferguson 1,000 90 169,296 43 5 32,045
21 Department of Education 2,000 90 35,971 15 5 30,772
22 Internet access 2,000 90 37,142 10 5 29,951
23 game design 3,000 90 20,735 8 5 29,485
24 technologies 2,000 90 17,983 7 6 28,140
25 Internet service providers 1,000 90 30,498 10 5 20,803
26 North Carolina 1,000 90 12,924 6 5 16,107