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Edld 5362 week 2 assignment - Social Networking Goes to School


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Edld 5362 week 2 assignment - Social Networking Goes to School

  1. 1. social networking goes to schoolThe Educational Network Revolution Has BegunPresentation by James Hawks ET 8041
  2. 2. Social Networking is Transforming the WorldPicture courtesy of -
  3. 3. WillRichardson“ Noquestionthat one ofthe reasonsfor thesuccess ofthe Obamacampaignin 2008 was…. Socialnetworkingwebsites”.(Richardson, 2010)
  4. 4. Jina Moore –Facebook, Flickr,YouTube, Twitter, andother technologieswere disruptive.The militaries could notshut them down.Social networks were acatalytic force in theserevolutions.(Moore, 2011) (Stengel, 2011)
  5. 5. Social Networks are Finding Their Way Into the Work Place Using networks of peers o to find common solutions o to common concerns o in the workplace has led to a new and better Widget for education.Educational Networking -the use of social networking technologies for educational purposes. (Hargadon, 2007)
  6. 6. I have chosen twoeducational networks toparticipate in and willdiscuss their pedagogicalvalues and how they willimpact my professionalpractice.
  7. 7. THE INTERACTIVEWHITEBOARD REVOLUTIONa network created by Chris Betcher
  8. 8. The Interactive Whiteboard Revolution (Betcher, n.d.)• Created for educators interested in discussing ideas for teaching with interactive technologies. I chose this network for – Professional Development in the use of Interactive Whiteboards – To Be Better Able to Facilitate the Learning of Colleagues – To Become Better Skilled at Ongoing Assessments for Formative Assessment (Solomon & Schrum, 2007) – To Discuss Innovative Ways to use Interactive Whiteboards for Teaching and Learning and Saving Time
  9. 9. • How-to Videos• Discussions With Other Members• Tips for Embedding Interactive Components and Assessments
  10. 10. • More Adept Teacher and Technology Facilitator• A Model for Teaching and Integrating Technology• Become a go to Resource for Interactive Whiteboards and Professional Development Ideas
  11. 11. CLASSROOM 2.0a network created by Steve Hargadon
  12. 12. Classroom 2.0• A social network for those interested in web 2.0, social media, and participative technologies in the classroom. (Hargadon, n.d.)• It is a free, community-supported network. I chose this network because – It is supportative of social networking beginners – Its focus on assisting with the integration of Web2.0 technologies in the classroom – It would be a gateway for teachers to learn teaching with technology and Web 2.0 tools
  13. 13. Classroom 2.0 Provides • Numerous Forums • Live, Interactive Presentations • Previously Recorded Professional Development Web Conferences • And Discussion Groups That Include:  Blogging  Calendars  Collaborative Documents  Gaming  Course Management Systems  RSS & Readers • And an Abundance of Various Other Topics of Interest
  14. 14. • It will give me a place to explore relationships with colleagues the world over. • I will gain valuable knowledge for assisting colleagues as they learn to integrate technology into their lessons, classrooms, and schools.Courtesy of
  15. 15. Social networking is transforming the world and it is transforming education. New educational networks are beginning to support teachers as they collaborate in ways never imagined before. Teachers, technology facilitators, administrators, and educators are taking notice.Courtesy of Wikipedia
  16. 16. ReferencesBetcher, C. (n.d.). The interactive whiteboard revolution - A place for conversations that promote effective teaching with iwbs. The Interactive Whiteboard Revolution. Network. Retrieved April 21, 2012, from, S. (2007). Educational Networking - home. Educational Networking. Wiki. Retrieved April 22, 2012, from, J. (2011, June 30). Social media: Did twitter and facebook really build a global revolution? The Christian Science Monitor. . Retrieved from Issues/2011/0630/Social-media-Did-Twitter-and-Facebook-really-build-a-global-revolutionRichardson, W. (2010). Blogs, wikis, podcasts, and other powerful web tools for classrooms. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.Solomon, G, & Schrum, L. (2007). Web 2.0: New tools, new schools. Eugene, OR: International Society for Technology in Education.Stengel, R. (2011). Time person of the year introduction. Time Magazine, 178(25). Retrieved from,28804,2101745_2102139,00.htmlSteve Hargadon. (n.d.). Classroom 2.0. Classroom 2.0. Ning Network. Retrieved April 21, 2012, from