All Blog Posts Tagged 'social' (121)

Blogging about Social Networks and Digital Citizenship

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…

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Added by Amanda Galvan on September 20, 2014 at 9:46am — 2 Comments

Social Networking & Digital Citizenship

            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…

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Added by Rebecca J-L on July 25, 2013 at 7:25pm — 2 Comments

Listen! Now I´m talking! A project about language, media and democracy with 7th graders from the southern suburbs of Stockholm, Sweden

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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Added by Sten Canevall on January 1, 2013 at 9:56am — No Comments

Getting to know social networking

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…

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Added by Javier Casaseca on October 27, 2012 at 8:10pm — No Comments

Blog+Twitter=Digital Logbook

Hi all,

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…

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Added by Olufemi Olubodun on March 14, 2012 at 4:41am — No Comments

GoingOn & Emory Announce Free Webinar on the Emerging Role of Social Academic Networks in Higher Ed

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…

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Added by Crystal T on January 31, 2012 at 4:02pm — 1 Comment

Great Educational Podcasts for 2nd Grade

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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Added by Robert Kennedy on October 30, 2011 at 8:33am — No Comments

Algodoo Physics App, now optimized for the SMART Board (800 series), supports multitouch and multi-user interaction

Here is a link to my blog post, along with videos and related links:

 

Algodoo Physics App, now optimized for the SMART Board (800 series), supports multitouch and multi-user interaction!

 

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.

 

Added by Lynn Marentette on April 24, 2011 at 10:03am — No Comments

Social Media Advisory for Ontario Teachers

The Ontario College of Teachers’ release this week of a Social Media advisory takes education into the 21st century by acknowledging that… Continue

Added by Mitchi on April 14, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Understand Targeted Texting and Its Affect On Enrollment Outcomes

Mongoose Research is a leading edge company out of  Buffalo New York that uses targeted texting campaigns to help colleges and universities with recruitment. According to their website: "Text is the new… Continue

Added by Jim Roberts on March 10, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Protect Yourself From Dishonest Software Development Houses.

Trying to find the right person or development firm for your project, can be an exhausting task at times. You know how to run your own business but you are not the expert in building a website or wrapping a marketing campaign… Continue

Added by Jim Roberts on February 20, 2011 at 8:53am — No Comments

Why Your Schools Social Media Strategy Is Falling Behind.

Recently, a colleague of mine made me aware of this great white paper on schools and their social media strategy. It was very interesting and I thought I would share an excerpt with you.



"Two years ago, many administrators in higher education scoffed when they heard words like “tweet” and “poke.” Walk into an… Continue

Added by Jim Roberts on February 2, 2011 at 10:46am — 9 Comments

Seven Free Social Media Tools For Teachers

Hello,


Here is a link to a post by "Mashable/Social Media" that links to seven fantastic free social media tools for teachers.


Click here to check out these amazing resources.


The tools that are available today are so powerful it is hard to get our head…
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Added by Gary Gray on October 16, 2010 at 12:52pm — 2 Comments

Togetherville "Heart Your School" Sweepstakes

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…

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Added by Derek Baird on October 10, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

American Civil War Augmented Reality Project

It's very appropriate. On the 147th anniversary of the Battle of

Gettysburg the American Civil War Augmented Reality Project

begins a campaign on Kickstarter

to make the use of augmented reality a "reality" for students studying

the American Civil… Continue

Added by Art Titzel on July 3, 2010 at 7:22pm — 3 Comments

Students Must Own Their Learning | e-Learning Today TV

Click here to view show notes, including the best part - the links.

Added by Amanda Kenuam on June 23, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

Technology as a Learning Tool

Click here to view the shownotes.

Added by Amanda Kenuam on June 15, 2010 at 7:47am — No Comments

Updated information on my forum entry page

Here is a copy of my original forum discussion post, plus a few updates:




If you are interested in emerging technologies, you might want to follow the link to the TechSparked website!


I recently came across a few long-standing blogs that never crossed my path during my Google searches, and I was thinking that a Classroom 2.0 discussion about blog-sharing might be helpful, since… Continue

Added by Lynn Marentette on June 15, 2010 at 6:27am — No Comments

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