NHSTA 2011: Social Media Tools in the Science Classroom
Social Media C Brophy Tools in the NHSTA 2011 Meredith, NH Science ClassroomNHSTE
SOCIAL MEDIA “Social media broadly defined consists of any online platform or channel for user generated content. By this definition, for example, WordPress, Sharepoint, and Lithium qualify as social media, as do YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.” Joe Cothrel, Lithium Technologies From: “30 Social Media Definitions”, HEIDI COHEN, May 9, 2011.
“This is where social media works sowell – because it removes thebarriers of geography andtime, enabling people to socialisewith the people they choose to, onthe topics they choose to, not justthe people and subjects thatcircumstances dictate.” Jonathon Dodd, Change Agent
They’re Using Social Media Shedd Aquarium on Facebook
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Other Social Tools PollEverywhere Edmodo Voicethread Wallwisher Backchannel Skype Posterous
SOCIAL MEDIA FOR SCIENTISTS Butsocial media platforms aren’t just digital water coolers. They are the way the world is networking and communicating. They are how and where we share information – with friends, colleagues, acquaintances and any and everyone else. Christie Wilcox,Scientific America, Sep 27, 2011