Social Media to Connect Educators
Curated by Kathy Beck, Instructional Technology Coordinator


Social Networking

There are hundreds of ways to use social media in instruction.  Browse this article for some ideas! 100 Inspiring Ways to Use Social Media in the Classroom.

“There are lots of negative connotations surrounding social networking,” says Steve Hargadon, an educational technology expert and founder of Classroom 2.0, a popular social network for teachers. “But we’re showing that it can provide productive professional development opportunities that were previously available only to those lucky enough to attend conferences.”

Teachers Comprehensive Guide to the use of Social Media in Education Part 1: http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/05/teachers-comprehensive-guide-to-use-of.html
Part 2: Top 25 Social Networks for Educators: http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/05/top-36-social-networks-for-educators.html
Part 3: Teacher's Guide to the use of LinkedIn: http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/05/social-networking-part-3-teachers-guide.html


Curated by Kathy Beck
Instructional Technology Coordinator

You can browse the other sites here:
Blooms Digital Web Tools - http://bit.ly/blooms_digital_web_tools This is a collection of web tools that are mostly free, aligned to Blooms Digital Taxonomy, and not blocked by our district filtering system.
Blooming Apps - http://bit.ly/thebloomingapps This is a collection of free ipad Apps, aligned to Blooms Digital Taxonomy. Some Android Apps are included as well.
Gaming in Education - http://bit.ly/genz_gaming This site contains information about Gaming in Education as well as many gaming sites to integrate into instruction.
Gen Z - http://bit.ly/2013_GenZ  - This site contains information about Generation Z
Research in the Digital Age - http://bit.ly/Research_Digital_Age  This site contains information about Research in the Digital Age, including Search Engines, Citing Sources and Copyright and Evaluating Websites.
Digital Citizenship for Educators - http://bit.ly/digital_citizenship_for_educators
ConnectED - Social Media Resources for Educators - http://bit.ly/SocialMediaBistro_ConnectED

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Last Updated February 2016

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