Drop the Fear: Students and Social Media

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There is a lot of fear surrounding students using social media. We need to stop telling them what not to do, and start showing them what to do. This presentation covers why we should teach social media, shows examples how it is being used in classrooms, and offers advice. If you have questions, feel free to contact me.

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  • He pulled up profiles of his students during class and pretended he was an employer and decided on the spot who he would want to represent his company. According to the article students started deleting inappropriate tweets. They need to know people are looking.
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    1. 1. Focus on what could go right instead of what could go wrong #pencilchat
    2. 2. If we teach them, they will learn…hopefully. “We’ll never stop students’ cruel and immature online activity, but we can teach them how to be proactive and mindful in how they employ their devices, opening the door to more productive classroom technology application.”
    3. 3. Let’s face it, this is how we communicate now.
    4. 4. Students are capable of more, but we have to guide them.
    5. 5. @kevinhoneycutt’s quotable keynote
    6. 6. There is a wide variety of ways to include social media Discussions Share information Look for new ideas Collaboration Content Curation Publish work Writing opinions Class announcements Follow current events Connect with professional Visual representations Explore Research Engage Study groups Note Taking
    7. 7. Online discussions Twitter Chat Fridays Star Sackstein Ladue AP Lit
    8. 8. Blogging experiences Iborrowedababy.blogspot.com
    9. 9. Share work or ideas Weekly Challenge on a shared Pinterest board
    10. 10. Even great for younger classrooms Erin Schoening: Facebook in their first grade classroom EduSlam Episode: Through a class account, first graders connect with author.
    11. 11. Communicate with others beyond the school walls
    12. 12. Privacy: there are settings for that Private accounts, only follow classmates Private groups, members have to be accepted Private/secret boards
    13. 13. Baby steps: start small
    14. 14. Set expectations
    15. 15. Make your own connections
    16. 16. Resources Teachthought.com Edtechreview.in 10000words.com Mashable.com The Teaching Channel StarrSackstein.com PaigeWoodard.wordpress.com JEAdigitalmedia.org Edutopia.org Twitter Chats #edchat, #edtech KQED Ed Space SocialMediaToday.com

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