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Find out how to use social media and technology in your elementary, middle school, and high school lesson plans....

Find out how to use social media and technology in your elementary, middle school, and high school lesson plans.

First presented at the 2011 International Reading Association Conference in Orlando, FL for Really Good Stuff. (http://blog.reallygoodstuff.com)

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    The Connected Classroom:  Using Social Media in Your Lessons The Connected Classroom: Using Social Media in Your Lessons Presentation Transcript

    • The Connected Classroom
      • Presented by Brandi Jordan,
      • Managing Director of The Teachers’ Lounge,
      • a Really Good Stuff blog
      • http://blog.reallygoodstuff.com ..
      Tips for Using Technology in Lessons
    • Why connect?
      • Digital age
      • Proficient in technology
      • Expand students’ worlds
      • Relevant/timely lessons
      • It’s fun! ..
      Photo by mikecogh (flickr.com)
    • Ways to Connect
      • Class Blog
      • Twitter Polls
      • Cultural Exchanges
      • Chat With....
      • Make a Video ..
      Photo by Asthma Helper (flickr.com)
      • Ease of set-up
        • Blogger, WordPress, NiNG, EduBlogs, Kidblog.org
      • Availability of privacy controls
        • Password protection
        • Stress privacy issues with parents
      • Easy to update ..
      The Classroom Blog
    • Twitter Polls
      • Set-up an account & link to other educators
      • Ask questions about anything education related
      • Direct followers to an online GoogleDocs survey ..
      Photo by Josh Semans (flickr.com)
      • Modern day pen-pals
      • Connect with classrooms around the world using Skype, Twitter, videos, blogs, and email
      • Student teachers abroad ..
      Cultural Exchanges
    • Chat With...
      • Skype, Twitter Chats, other video messaging
      • Astronauts, authors, artists, museum curators, zoo keepers, other classrooms, etc. ..
      Photo by Julie Lindsay (flickr.com)
    • Make a Video
      • Plays, poems, reading books, songs, etc.
      • Post on password protected class blog/site.
      • Share with other classes. ..
      Photo by DaveFayram (flickr.com)
    • Lesson Ideas
      • Math: Graph data from a Twitter poll
      • Reading: Book discussion via Skype
      • Social Studies: Cultural exchange with students abroad
      • Science: Make a daily video showing plant growth
      • Writing: Student blogs! ..
      Photo by One Laptop per Child (flickr.com)
    • Now What?
      • Check your school’s policies
      • Check software & Internet access at school
      • Talk with other teachers
      • Start small, but dream big! ..