Friday, November 11, 2016

Social Media in the Classroom

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In today's world, a lot of students have multiple social media accounts. Why not use this in the classroom? Here are examples of social media: 
  • Snapchat 
  • Facebook 
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest 
  • Tumblr
  • Blogger
How can teachers incorporate social media in the classroom? 
  • Have students make Facebook profile for historical figures
  • Blogging sites like Blogger as a forum for student to share content
  • Take polls or quizzes in review sessions!
  • Have students teach their peers about safety on the web
  • Access to smartphone and tablets in the classroom gives access for digital books and resources 
  • Teachers can have a Blogger or Facebook page to keep parents connected with their child's classroom.
  • Use Pinterest to share resources on certain topics 
  • Tweet helpful tips for studying
The options are endless! Brainstorm ways to include social media in your classroom in a positive way. 

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