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Can Social Media and Classrooms Co-Exist? – The Edvocate

Passing handwritten notes to friends in class was great sport for years.  But now that we’ve found the electronic means to share private (and more public) information between students, the control issues for teachers has become more complicated.  It could be that student’s motivation (beyond the compulsory nature of American education at least) is lacking.  Further parental controls of the devices they carry to school might also be lacking.  Just a couple of thoughts on the issue.

Source: Can Social Media and Classrooms Co-Exist? – The Edvocate

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Twitter for Teachers

Twitter for Teachers.

Looks like a pretty good guide to Twitter for teachers.

Social Media is another important tool for the classroom and for online education.  The educators resource toolkit is changes with advances in technology.  And learners need to be aware of the benefits and pitfalls of all media.

More on media and learning in upcoming posts and conversations.

Thanks to Sarah Elaine Eaton, Ph.D.and ScribD

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