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#teachingwithinstagram
Instagram Life
• 300 million active users
• Over 30 billion photos shared to date
• An average of 70 million photos per da...
Features
• Free
• Easy to share
• Unlimited uploads
• #hashtags
• Comment
• Tag
• 15 second videos
• IOS/Android
• Filters
Benefits
Student engagement
Digital citizenship
Build class community
Easy communication
Activities
• Explore vocabulary, theories,
& concepts
• Pre-task to think about the topic
• Visualize to support readings
...
Set-Up
• Separate Teacher Account
• Info on Syllabus & Linked to Bb
• Optional
• No follow backs
• Not used for official a...
Assignments
• Where is Denise?
• Extra Credit Challenges
• Correct the Error
• Vocabulary Image
• Quote in MLA Format
• Es...
Extra Credit Challenge:
Post where you read.
Share a new vocabulary
word, definition, and
sentence.
Share something
intere...
Vocabulary:
Showcase your
group’s vocabulary
word in an original
image.
Provide the
definition and a
personal sentence.
Pre-Topic Task:
Post a picture of
something that
represents an
important
component of your
Identity.
Pre-Writing:
What Would You
Hold Forever?
Share a photo of
something you will
keep as long as you
live.
Book Club Lines +
MLA Format:
Choose a line from
your book, illustrate it
with an original photo,
cite the quote in
correc...
Grammar Selfies:
Take a team selfie.
Write and share
compound & complex
sentences about your
team’s similarities and
diffe...
Find the Mistake:
Look for real-life
language errors.
Share and correct.
#grammarpolice
Class and Activity
Hashtags create
Photo Galleries.
Capturing Class Memories
Challenges
• Creating accounts
• Private accounts
• Direct messaging
• Reposting
• Misspelled or general hashtags
• Small ...
Coming Next:
• Quote of the Day (Monday Musings)
• Where is it Wednesday?
• Scavenger Hunt
• Caption That
• 15-second Vide...
Resources
• #teachersfollowteachers
• #teachersofinstagram
• #teacherlife
• List.ly/list/EDQ-instagram
• Instagram: @esldm...
Instagram in the Classroom
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Instagram in the Classroom

  1. 1. #teachingwithinstagram
  2. 2. Instagram Life • 300 million active users • Over 30 billion photos shared to date • An average of 70 million photos per day • 70% of Instagram users come from outside of the U.S. • Considered the most important social network by more American teens than any other network Internet Trends Report, 2015
  3. 3. Features • Free • Easy to share • Unlimited uploads • #hashtags • Comment • Tag • 15 second videos • IOS/Android • Filters
  4. 4. Benefits Student engagement Digital citizenship Build class community Easy communication
  5. 5. Activities • Explore vocabulary, theories, & concepts • Pre-task to think about the topic • Visualize to support readings • Real-world connections • Showcase student work • Engage multiple classes • Capture class memories
  6. 6. Set-Up • Separate Teacher Account • Info on Syllabus & Linked to Bb • Optional • No follow backs • Not used for official announcements or homework • Like it = I saw it
  7. 7. Assignments • Where is Denise? • Extra Credit Challenges • Correct the Error • Vocabulary Image • Quote in MLA Format • Essay Image • Team Grammar Selfies • Ongoing Campus Events & Info
  8. 8. Extra Credit Challenge: Post where you read. Share a new vocabulary word, definition, and sentence. Share something interesting you learned.
  9. 9. Vocabulary: Showcase your group’s vocabulary word in an original image. Provide the definition and a personal sentence.
  10. 10. Pre-Topic Task: Post a picture of something that represents an important component of your Identity.
  11. 11. Pre-Writing: What Would You Hold Forever? Share a photo of something you will keep as long as you live.
  12. 12. Book Club Lines + MLA Format: Choose a line from your book, illustrate it with an original photo, cite the quote in correct MLA format. Correct mistakes!
  13. 13. Grammar Selfies: Take a team selfie. Write and share compound & complex sentences about your team’s similarities and differences. Correct each other’s mistakes!
  14. 14. Find the Mistake: Look for real-life language errors. Share and correct. #grammarpolice
  15. 15. Class and Activity Hashtags create Photo Galleries.
  16. 16. Capturing Class Memories
  17. 17. Challenges • Creating accounts • Private accounts • Direct messaging • Reposting • Misspelled or general hashtags • Small print on phones
  18. 18. Coming Next: • Quote of the Day (Monday Musings) • Where is it Wednesday? • Scavenger Hunt • Caption That • 15-second Videos (act out a scene, book commentary, movie trailer) • Weekly themed photos • Post a collage – students write 6 word story • Post a collage of images and facts about a place from the readings. Students guess and and another fact they find.
  19. 19. Resources • #teachersfollowteachers • #teachersofinstagram • #teacherlife • List.ly/list/EDQ-instagram • Instagram: @esldmadwill • Twitter: @dmaduliwilliams • dmaduli@swccd.edu

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