I have always been a fan of using technology to bridge the gap between distance and time. Using blogging and social networks to help students collaborate within the classroom and from afar makes it possible to connect students with others from around the globe. In addition, social networking in the classroom gives students a safe platform to practice digital citizenship that will impact them for the rest of their lives.
Social networking was a term I hadn’t really thought about much…Continue
Social networking is very popular and sites about any subject or interest can be found. There have been sites created that incorporate social networking and education. These sites allow teachers to integrate social networking into their teaching and lessons. Something teachers need to consider before using social networking is the nine components of digital citizenship. These components were created to help protect students and create a learning environment for technology…Continue
Listen! Now I’m talking! is about language and democracy.
48 7th graders have a very concrete mission:
Make up your mind about an opinion that you are passionate
about, something that you think should be changed, be improved, be highlighted
or be banned! You should in words and pictures propagate your opinion and…
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This is the first time I have joined a professional social network. My previous experience is limited to Facebook, and I use it mostly to keep track of family and friends: being far away from home pushes me to use it more frequently. Some of my fellow teachers use Linkedin, but I have never tried it.
My personal impression is that educational tools, apps and sites are evolving really fast. New ones or improvements to those that are successful, appear each week with the intention to…Continue
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I am a staff member of the College of Medicine of the University of Lagos, Lagos Nigeria. I can see that classroom 2.0 promotes the use of social media for teaching and learning. As a staff of the above school I teach laboratory techniques to undergraduate dental students involving the use of dental materials and equipment for manufacture of dental prostheses. This role involves scientific knowledge of dental materials and understanding of human body to be able to…Continue
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GoingOn Networks, in conjunction with Emory University, today announced that it is a hosting a free webinar for higher education professionals interested in understanding the role of social academic networks in helping modernize communications and to increase engagement across faculty, students and staff. The webinar, “Building an Engaged Campus,” will be held on February 9 at 11am PT (2pm EST) and led by Alan Cattier, Director of Academic…Continue
We try utilizing some of these podcasts in my 2nd grade classroom. Some of them are used as a whole class, and then others are used on individual student laptops or iPods.
CNN Student News (http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=179950332)
Available through the iTunes store or…
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Here is a link to my blog post, along with videos and related links:
Note: I am not marketing this application- I just like it. I've been following the evolution of this app. since it was PHUN beta.
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Togetherville.com is a kid-focused social platform built on three core tenets: education, entertainment and expression.
In addition to providing kids with a way to share their thoughts and concerns about their education, Togetherville has partnered with DonorsChoose.org to give kids a chance to show their school pride, join the discussion on education and give their school a chance to win…Continue
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