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  • Socialnetworking

    1. 1. Using Social Networking in Learning<br />
    2. 2. Poll<br /><br />
    3. 3. Examples of Social Networks<br />Social<br />Facebook, MySpace, Friendstr<br />Micro-Blogging<br />Twitter, Plurk<br />Professional<br />LinkedIn<br />Organizations/Groups<br />Ning<br />
    4. 4. Social Media Revolution<br /><br />
    5. 5. Why Social Networking in Ed?<br />Creating Beneficial Digital Footprints<br />Showing students “how to set up or clean up profiles”<br />Communicate with ALL students<br />Communicate with SOME parents<br />Engage using a student technology toy and turning it into a learning tool!<br />
    6. 6. More Benefits<br />Online Universities are now offering classes and all materials through facebook, which makes them available to students in all countries, even those without the funding to otherwise receive an education.<br />Teachers are offering extra help and are more available to their students via Facebook and MySpace.<br />Student-teacher relationships can grow even after students have left the classroom.  For many students, this means the ability to keep in touch with an important mentor.<br />For at-risk students, online communication can keep them connected via classroom pages and groups led by a teacher during vacations when they would otherwise risk being completely disconnected from the positive influences of school.<br />
    7. 7. Applications on Facebook for Learning<br /><br />
    8. 8. Concerns with Social Networking in Learning<br />Cyberbullying.<br />Teachers using social networks for their own personal unrelated-to-education uses, and being discovered by their students, inadvertently setting bad examples.<br />The (unfortunately more than) one-in-a-million person giving teachers and social networks a bad name by misusing social networks to connect with their students in inappropriate ways.<br />
    9. 9. Examples of Use<br />11th Grade <br />English/Psychology<br />Facebook<br />
    10. 10. Examples of Use<br />English 10<br />Great Gatsby<br />Facebook Profiles that are characters from novel<br />
    11. 11. Examples of Use<br />Language Arts<br />Class Homepage<br />
    12. 12. Examples of Use<br />AP English<br />Reading Response<br />
    13. 13. Examples of Use<br />Western Civilization<br />10th grade<br />Medieval Spaces<br />Historical Figures<br />
    14. 14. Examples of Use<br />English/LA<br />10th grade<br />Live Poets Society<br />Bronx, NY<br /><br />
    15. 15. Authors on Facebook<br />
    16. 16. Doctors on Facebook<br />
    17. 17. Study Groups<br />
    18. 18. Discussion Groups<br />
    19. 19. Activism/Fundraising<br />
    20. 20. Teachers on Facebook<br />Groups<br />Educators using Facebook<br />Edubloggers<br />
    21. 21. Social Network for Parents!<br /><br />
    22. 22. WHAT IS TWITTER?<br />Micro-Blogging social network where you post messages in 140 characters or less. You can follow or be followed.<br />
    23. 23. Twitter in 1935<br />
    24. 24. Twitter with Learning<br /><br />
    25. 25. TWITTER<br /><br />Informal PD: Network of educators<br />Lkolb<br />Sign up for your own Account<br />Twitter Handbook for Teachers:<br />Educators on Twitter:<br />
    26. 26. TWITTER in Education<br />Twitter Stories by Elementary Students<br /><br />High School English Teacher’s Office Hours<br /><br />Social Studies: Follow members of Congress<br /><br />English Twitter Assignment:<br />Gater Radio on Twitter:<br />2nd Graders Using Twitter:<br />
    27. 27. Twitter Glossery<br />Tweet<br />Reply to (@)<br />Reply to a specific person publicly, put the @before their twitter name<br />Retweet (RT)<br />When you are re-tweeting a message that someone already posted…give them credit.<br />Credit to Original Sender (Via)<br />When you are Retweeting Information from many people, give the originator credit with (via)<br />Direct Message (DM)<br />Send a private message<br />Hashtags (#) <br />For referencing a specific group, organization, class, conference or topic. Makes posts easily searchable.<br />
    28. 28. Myths on Social Networking<br />Myth# 1: The sexual abuse of children has jumped, largely because of the surge in Internet predators.<br />Myth #2: Internet predators are a new threat to children.<br />Myth #3: Children should not interact with strangers online because of the potential for abuse.<br />Myth #4: Most Internet predators are pedophiles.<br />Myth #5: Internet predators often use deception to abduct and forcibly rape their victims.<br />