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 120393 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 1,493,256 48 11 479,075
2 Twitter 1,000 90 935,645 138 29 254,165
3 Social Media 2,000 90 389,344 77 24 190,240
4 connected learning 10,000 90 39,071 13 6 117,527
5 professional development 5,000 90 64,362 14 11 112,201
6 video games 5,000 90 138,664 14 7 111,495
7 Ebola 1,000 90 491,781 35 5 109,330
8 Computer Science 2,000 90 118,205 7 5 96,963
9 critical thinking 3,000 90 63,751 6 5 70,701
10 social networks 2,500 90 44,055 13 10 69,999
11 community 1,000 90 106,007 30 13 63,403
12 public education 3,000 90 37,420 12 8 58,564
13 Google Drive 1,000 90 52,488 5 5 58,234
14 educators 7,000 90 20,976 13 5 51,555
15 MOOC 4,000 90 23,379 8 7 50,512
16 Digital Literacy 7,000 90 15,070 6 5 49,531
17 digital technologies 5,000 90 21,061 5 5 48,298
18 education technology 5,000 90 25,011 7 5 47,941
19 Department of Education 2,000 90 48,109 10 6 47,717
20 Howard Rheingold 3,000 90 37,382 7 5 46,043
21 technologies 2,000 90 30,458 7 5 42,598
22 Collaboration 4,000 90 16,303 5 5 42,266
23 Common Sense Media 4,000 90 20,992 6 5 40,519
24 communities 2,000 90 19,060 7 5 34,768
25 Ferguson 1,000 90 227,132 55 5 28,631
26 curriculum 1,000 90 26,919 6 5 27,860
27 Michael Brown 1,000 90 289,107 86 5 26,488
28 Internet service providers 1,000 90 17,052 5 5 22,395