Educational Networking<br />Technologies for educational purposes<br />By Gloria Pena<br />
Social networks are a boom in education.<br />
Educational and social networks provide unlimited opportunities for teachers, students and parents to communicate with any...
Students use these networks to communicate, learn, play, discover and entertain themselves.<br />How do teachers use these...
Teachers use educational and social networks to complement, expand their teaching and engage students in meaningful learni...
GlOBALCLASSROOM.US<br />
GlobalClassroom  features:<br /><ul><li>Instant online communication
Database
Forums
Glossary
Quiz design
Journal lessons
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  1. 1. Educational Networking<br />Technologies for educational purposes<br />By Gloria Pena<br />
  2. 2. Social networks are a boom in education.<br />
  3. 3. Educational and social networks provide unlimited opportunities for teachers, students and parents to communicate with anyone, anywhere in the world through text, video, pictures and audio.<br />
  4. 4. Students use these networks to communicate, learn, play, discover and entertain themselves.<br />How do teachers use these networks?<br />
  5. 5. Teachers use educational and social networks to complement, expand their teaching and engage students in meaningful learning<br />Two of the most popular and interesting networks are Global Classroom and FaceBook<br />
  6. 6. GlOBALCLASSROOM.US<br />
  7. 7. GlobalClassroom features:<br /><ul><li>Instant online communication
  8. 8. Database
  9. 9. Forums
  10. 10. Glossary
  11. 11. Quiz design
  12. 12. Journal lessons
  13. 13. Surveys for data collection
  14. 14. Wikis
  15. 15. Workshops
  16. 16. Web page designs</li></li></ul><li>Multilingualism in FaceBook<br />
  17. 17. FaceBook features:<br /><ul><li>Forums to open discussions
  18. 18. Information about different topics
  19. 19. Instant online communication through its chat
  20. 20. Links to other resources
  21. 21. Games
  22. 22. News</li></li></ul><li>Internet in changing education.Educational and social networks represent valuable tools for educators to create engaging lessons and prepare students to succeed in a digital era.<br />
  23. 23. Educational and social networks are impacting the way education is delivered, from a teacher-centered context to a student-centered context:<br />Students can post newsletters, writeessaysand compositions, introduce writing prompts, post homework, model the solution of word problems, start online discussions, provide links to other educational sites, post biographies, news, events, and information on historic places, post discoveries, do collaborative publishing and describe projects.<br />
  24. 24. References<br />APA Style (2010). Retrieved on January 23, 2010 from http://www.apastyle.org/<br />Solomon, Gwen and Schrum, Lynne. Web 2.0: new tools, new schools Edition 1. 2007<br />Marzano, Robert J and Pickering, Debra and Pollock, Jane E. Classroom instruction that works: research-based strategies for increasing student achievement. Edition 1, 2007<br />MartínezAlemán, Ana M. and LynkWartman, Katherine. Online social networking on campus: understanding what matters in student culture. Edition 1. 2009<br />

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