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Teachers' Comprehensive Guide to The Use of Social Networking in Education

Teachers' Comprehensive Guide to The Use of Social Networking in Education
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Engaging Your School Community Through Social Media This blog post was originally published on Edutopia’s website on Friday, November 14, 2015 (see original here) When I started my career as a school administrator, the closest thing we had to public relations and communications was the school newsletter that we cranked out in WORD bi-weekly. Photocopied newsletters stuffed into backpacks on a Friday afternoon seemed to do the job of communicating with parents. For teachers, memos were placed in cubbie holes in the staff room. As technology progressed and the schools I was in got larger, new options became available. School Website – schools are busy places and parents need a trusted place to go to find the right information. 1. 2. 3. 4. Facebook – Peter Sutton (@KaiMingConsult) told me in a workshop that “if you are not telling your school’s story on Facebook, someone else is”. Use Facebook to celebrate the great things that are happening at the school! Be sure to monitor your posts. Scan our QR Code with WeChat to connect with us 2. 3.

Teaching Strategies, Teacher Resources, Secondary Career Education, Glencoe, 2002 Teaching Strategies Your role as teacher is to create an environment in which all students can participate to the best of their abilities. One of your greatest challenges is to provide a positive learning environment for the students in your classroom. Because each student has his or her own unique set of physical and intellectual abilities, perceptions, and needs, the learning styles of your students may vary widely. Once you determine the special needs of your students, you can identify the areas of the curriculum that may present barriers to them. GiftedSecond Language LearnersStudents With Behavioral DisordersStudents With Learning DisabilitiesStudents With Physical ImpairmentsStudents With Visual ImpairmentsStudents With Hearing ImpairmentsStudents With Speech Impairments Gifted Overview Although no formal definition exists, gifted students can be described as having above average ability, task commitment, and creativity. Teaching Strategies Back To Top Second Language Learners

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Top 25 Social Networks for Educators Part 2 Update : Part 3 has been posted check it out after you read this. This is the second part of The Comprehesive Guide to The Use of Social Networking in Education Part 1. Your amazing interaction with the first part has proved to me how much interested you are in this topic and today we will go a step further into the practical part of this guide. After you have learnt in the first part about key notions of social networking, how it evolved, reasons why school should embrace them, their benefits on both teachers and students, you will now be able to have access to a set of the most useful social networking websites where you can meet up with other educators from all around the world and always stay in the picture of the latest news in the educational sphere. Some of the principal benefits of these networks is that they help you grow professionally and expand your knowledge base to include new ideas and concepts. 1- Classroom 2.0 Teaching in the digital age.

Infographic: The Pros & Cons Of Social Media Tools In The Classroom With technology, or the forces of educational production, moving faster than the social relations of production can keep up with, a great graphic from Wired Magazine online shows how social media is being used in classrooms. John Hopkins, Harvard University, Stanford University, UC Berkeley, Ohio State, Columbia University and many more are now moving into the online world offering classes with over 150,000 students. They have adopted the business plan developed by the University of Phoenix and 13 of the other for-profit college cartels. This now means that the days of for-profit universities are numbered as they now no longer can compete with the internal privatization of education adopted by more and more higher education institutions using technology as the means to remove teachers and turn students over to robots and machines. As a teacher who taught online at a community college for ten or more years, I can testify to both the pros and the cons of technology use with students.

Teaching Methods Each pedagogic approach is described succinctly so you can quickly understand how the technique might be relevant to your teaching. Written by fellow educators, these descriptions include tips for effectively using each technique, related research on their impacts on learning, as well as a set of example activities. This list is by no means comprehensive. It reflects the interests and priorities of the partners and projects that have contributed to the library so far. If you'd like to contribute to the library and help this list grow we'd love to hear from you. Assessment Assessment provides educators with a better understanding of what students are learning and engages students more deeply in the process of learning content. The approaches to assessment are presented in the following 2 categories: Assessment Strategies and Teaching and Assessing Communication. Assessment Strategies Teaching and Assessing Communication Engaged Pedagogy Engaged Pedagogy Visualizations Field-Based Instruction

Integrating Social Media into Online Education - Faculty Focus Many people take it on faith that online education must be run through a learning management system (LMS) like Blackboard, Angel, etc. Those systems were originally designed to allow faculty to move their courses online without having to learn HTML coding. They provided all of the tools needed to deliver an online course in one package. As online learning grew, so too did the functionality of course management systems. As the systems grew more and more complex, they became more and more fragile, necessitating the new administrative function of instructional designer to manage the systems. Now faculty are starting to wrestle control back from administrators through the use of social media such as blogs, wikis, and VoiceThread. But few colleges have a social media strategy. Here are some ways to incorporate social media into your course: Faculty members who want to create a hybrid course should use social media systems such as blogs or wikis rather than an LMS. Drupal: