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Using Social Media In the Classroom

100 Inspiring Ways to Use Social Media In the Classroom

Here’s the list but see the full post for explanations and links.

Ideas for K-12 Classrooms

1. Make literature real.
2. Follow famous people.
3. Twitter treasure hunt.
4. Learn probability.
5. Study geography.
6. Connect with other classrooms.
7. Recent public updates.
8. Field trips.
9. Conference with parents.
10. Ideas for College Classrooms

Integrate these suggestions into college classrooms for engaging learning opportunities.

10. Window to daily life at school.
11. Take a challenge.
12. Create apps.
13. Research social media.
14. Help in developing countries.
15. Follow mentors.
16. Grassroot opportunities.

Ways Students Can Use Social Media

17. Find scientific research papers.
18. Tweet famous conversations.
19. Attend lectures remotely.
20. Practice a language.
21. Watch citizen journalism in action.
22. Track a word or phrase.
23. Learn personal responsibility.

Ways Instructors Can Use Social Media

24. Offer a class.
25. Collaborate with other professionals.
26. Use Twitter to teach journalism.
27. Answer questions.
28. Prospective students.
29. Conferences.
30. Have fun at conferences.
31. Teach Twitter.
32. Post notes.
33. Tweet lesson plans.
34. Faculty or staff forum.
35. Live blog.
36. Instant feedback.
37. Take attendance.
38. Test new technology.
39. Recruit guest speakers.

Communication

40. Post homework.
41. Classmate connections.
42. Provide direct communication with instructors.
43. Send messages and updates.
44. Brainstorm.
45. Schedule events.
46. Create groups.
47. Help shy students.
48. Share interesting websites.
49. Multimedia.
50. Asynchronous class conversation.

Class Projects

51. Share book reviews.
52. Play Knighthood
53. Poll the class.
54. Create a news feed.
55. Follow news stories.
56. Do community service.
57. Create stories.
58. Post student projects.
59. Author visits.
60. Interviews.

Promoting Community and Collaboration

61. Promote community.
62. Online communities.
63. Interpersonal understanding.
64. Use backchannel.
65. Blog.
66. Guest lecturers.
67. Collaboration.
68. Stay relevant.
69. Collaborate with professionals.
70. Make changes.
71. Inclusion.

Social Media Tools for Students

72. TweetDeck.
73. Twhirl.
74. bit.ly..
75. Tweetree.
76. TwitPic.
77. QuoteURL.
78. CiteMe.
79. Notely.
80. CourseFeed.
81. DoResearch4Me.
82. Hey Math! Challenge.
83. CampusBuddy.
84. Flashcards.
85. Class Notes.

Preparing for Employment

86. LinkedIn.
87. TweetMyJobs. Use TweetMyJobs,
88. twitterjobcast.
89. Post your resume.
90. Establish a positive web presence..
91. Post about your search.
92. Use Facebook job search apps.
93. Follow @jobhunting.
94. Understand the importance of social networking.
95. Include social media on your resume.
96. Research your target company or school.
97. Marketplace.
98. Find out who to follow on Twitter.
99. Add Professional Profile.
100. Use Facebook ads.

Stephen

Posted on: May 29, 2010, 7:28 am Category: Uncategorized

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