6 ways to use social media in the classroom

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Team Cbus teaches teachers about how they can use social media to enhance their student's learning experience at Hamilton High School.

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6 ways to use social media in the classroom

  1. 1. Team Cbus on Social Learning<br />6 Ways Teachers Can Use Social Media to Extend the Learning Experience<br />
  2. 2. 73% of Americans ages 12-17 now use social networking websites<br />From the Pew Research Center in 2010<br />
  3. 3. 40% of Adults 30 and older now use social networking websites<br />From the Pew Research Center in 2010<br />
  4. 4. The average teenager sends 3,339 Texts per month<br />From Mashable.com, October 2010<br />
  5. 5. 6Ways Teachers Can USESocial Media <br />to Extend the Learning Experience<br />
  6. 6. Teach Collaborative Blogging<br />1) Teach Collaborative Blogging<br />
  7. 7. 2) Use Facebook Groups<br />Secure and private<br />Operates like a Facebook page<br />Uses email alerts<br />Allows for real-time Q&A via chat<br />Your already students live there<br />
  8. 8. 3) Use Twitter Hash Tags<br />Aggregates a topical conversation<br />Great for collective note taking<br />Try evening #studychats<br />
  9. 9. 4) Find Niche Communities<br />Accelerate your own learning curve<br />Collaborate with other educators<br />Get support from like professionals<br />Stay current on changes in technology<br />Build your personal brand<br />
  10. 10. 5) Incorporate Multimedia <br />Children learn in different ways<br />Video is a great teaching tool<br />Have them make their own<br />
  11. 11. 6) Use Texting to Your Advantage <br />Send out special assignments and resources via SMS<br />Use interactive questions and polls in the classroom<br />Make it a game<br />
  12. 12. It starts with YOU<br />
  13. 13. TeamCbus.com<br />Facebook.com/TeamCbus<br />Questions?<br />
  14. 14. Resources<br />Ohio Hi Point Journeys Collaborative Blog<br />http://hipointjourneys.com<br />Shane Haggerty - @shanehaggerty (Twitter)<br />Ohio University Schey Sales Center<br />http://scheysalescentreblog.com<br />
  15. 15. Meet Team Cbus<br /><ul><li>Twitter: @thenakedredhead
  16. 16. Blog: http://thenakedredhead.com
  17. 17. Twitter: 1832 followers, Blog page views: 20,000 monthly
  18. 18. Klout: 49 : 395 True Reach : 29 Amplification : 59 Network
  19. 19. Background in performance arts, writing and content strategy
  20. 20. Recently project managed the #calendargirls campaign
  21. 21. Twitter: @30lines
  22. 22. Blog: http://mikewhaling.com/
  23. 23. Twitter 5034 followers, Blog page views: 5500 monthly
  24. 24. Klout: 56 : 3000 True Reach : 39 Amplification : 59 Network
  25. 25. Successful entrepreneur, web, SEO and social media strategist
  26. 26. Founder of the multi-family industry Twitter chat - #aptchat
  27. 27. Twitter: @beonscene
  28. 28. Website: http://www.beonscene.com/spotlight.html
  29. 29. Twitter 987 followers, Website page views: 1000 monthly
  30. 30. Klout: 47 : 218 True Reach : 29 Amplification : 34 Network
  31. 31. Successful entrepreneur, web, SEO, video and community building
  32. 32. President of HDBA, creator of 6 Degrees of Dublin film project</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Twitter: @elijahryoung
  33. 33. Contributor: http://www.socialtalklive.com/
  34. 34. Klout: 61 : 511 True Reach : 44 Amplification : 82 Network
  35. 35. Twitter Followers: 12,263, Total Facbook Fans: 6900
  36. 36. Serial entrepreneur, brand and social media strategist
  37. 37. Leading contributor to popular industry blog, Social Media Today
  38. 38. Twitter: @nateriggs
  39. 39. Blog: http://nateriggs.com
  40. 40. Twitter Followers: 18,549, Blog Page Views: 11,282 monthly
  41. 41. Klout: 71 : 3000 True Reach : 56 Amplification : 82 Network
  42. 42. Successful entrepreneur, social media strategist, industry thought leader
  43. 43. Nationally recognized conference speaker, professional blogger, consultant</li></ul>Meet Team Cbus<br />

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