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Educational Web 2.0 Using Social Media/Twitter
in the Classroom
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(No Transcript)
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What is this Social Media thing about?
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Social Media Guidelines for Schools
  • http//thinkingmachine.pbworks.com/Think-Social-Me
    dia-Guidelines
  • http//socialmediaguidelines.pbworks.com/
  • Faculty Staff Guidelines
  •  
  • Student Guidelines
  •  
  • Parent Guidelines
  •  
  • District Recommended Social Media Sites 
  •  
  • Examples of Social Media Permission Forms
  • Social Media Guidelines is a collaborative wiki
    project.  All information and materials, unless
    otherwise indicated, are licensed under a
    Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States Lic
    ense.

5
 School District Blogging/Social Media Policies
  • Academy of Discovery Online Code
  • Arapahoe High School Blogging Policy
  • East Lothian Council Self-publishing and Social
    Media Guidelines Pupils
  • East Lothian CouncilSelf-publishing and Social
    Media Guidelines Staff
  • Goochland Countty Public Schools AUP
  • - Acceptable and Unacceptable Use Policies for
    Publishing Content
  • Kennett Consolidated School District AUP -
    Includes Blogging Policy
  • Laramie County School District 2 - Safe Blogging
    Policy
  • Maine School Admimistration District 22 Weblogs
    Terms of Use
  • http//delicious.com/klmontgomery/social_media

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Social Media
  • EDITED SHORT LIST
  • Top 15 Most Popular Social Networking Sites
  • Top 10 Social Networking Sites by Market
  • Share of Visits August
  • 13 Social Networking Sites You Should Be Using 

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  • 1  Facebook
  • 2  Twitter
  • 3  LinkedIn
  • 4  Pinterest
  • 5  MySpace
  • 6  Google Plus
  • 7  DeviantArt
  • 8  LiveJournal
  • 9 Tagged
  • 10  Orkut
  • 11  CafeMom
  • 12  Ning
  • 13  Meetup
  • 14  myLife
  • 15  Multiply
  • 16 YouTube
  • 17 Foursquare
  • 18 Tumblr
  • 19 Reddit
  •  20 StumbleUpon
  •  21 GetGlue
  •  22 Instagram
  • 23  Path

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Social Seniors Flock to Facebook
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  • Social network service focuses on building online
    communities
  • People who share interests
  • Exploring the interests of others
  • Web based
  • Variety of ways to interact

12
Micro-Blogging
  • What is it?
  • Some micro-blogging sites are
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • YouTube
  • Tumblr
  • Google
  • Snapchat
  • ooVoo
  • pinterest
  • WorldStuffer
  • Friendster
  •  Plurk

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Facebook in Education
  • Search Results
  • Facebook in Education Facebook
  • https//www.facebook.com/education
  • Facebook in Education. 652221 likes 1048
    talking about this. A Facebook Page for
    information about how educators can best use
    Facebook.
  • ?About - ?Photos - ?Likes - ?Timeline
  • Social Media in Education The Power of Facebook
    Edutopia
  • www.edutopia.org/social-media-education-examples-f
    acebook
  • Edutopia
  • May 7, 2010 - A couple recent models of this
    education advocacy on Facebook that come to mind
    may be different in intent, but they both have
    something in ...
  • 100 Ways To Use Facebook In Education By Category
  • www.teachthought.com/.../100-ways-to-use-facebook-
    in-education-by-c...
  • Sep 8, 2012 - Back in 2009, we wrote a popular
    post, 100 Ways You Should Be Using Facebook in
    Your Classroom. Now almost three years later,
    educators ...
  • The Why and How of Using Facebook For Educators
    No ...
  • www.theedublogger.com/.../the-why-and-how-of-using
    -facebook-for-ed...
  • May 11, 2011 - If you are one of those out there
    that believe that Facebook has no place ... From
    http//www.mindjumpers.com/blog/2011/04/education-
    industry- ...
  • 100 Ways You Should Be Using Facebook in Your
    Classroom
  • www.onlinecollege.org/.../100-ways-you-should-be-u
    sing-facebook-in-y...
  • Oct 20, 2009 - These groups show how other
    instructors are using Facebook in education or
    work to unite educators through Facebook. You can
    connect with ...
  • 10 Reasons Why Schools Shouldn't Block Facebook -
    Study ...

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Facebook or Fakebook
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  • Facebook or Fakebook?

Try the New Fakebook for Creating Fake Facebook
Pages
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  • http//www.classtools.net/FB/home-page

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Applications for Education
  • Creating a fake Facebook profile could be a fun
    way for students to organize information that
    they know and or find about a famous person.
  • You could also have students create profiles for
    characters in a novel that they are reading for
    your literature course.
  • Take a look at the Fakebook profile gallery for
    more ideas about using Fakebook in your
    classroom.

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Fakebook is a tool created by Russel Tarr which
allows users to create unreal Facebook profiles.
Fakebook can be used  to chart the plot of a
book, the development of a character, a series of
historical events, the debates and relationships
between people, etc.
  • Create a fictional social profile at
    www.classtools.net.
  • Create free educational games and tools in flash.

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Russel Tarr has just released a new version of
Fakebook.
  • Tool for creating fake Facebook profiles.
  • Latest version of Fakebook makes it easy to
    create a page by just clicking on a field and
    entering as much information as you like.
  • Profile picture field you can enter a name and
    Fakebook will search for images to use.
  • For example, if you create a Fakebook page about
    George Washington Fakebook will search for
    pictures of George Washington.

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http//www.classtools.net/fb/11/M4Lcj8k
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ClassTools.netclasstools.net/
  • Create free educational games and tools in flash.
    ... Fakebook. Create a fictional social profile.
    Tarr's Toolbox. Scores of teaching ideas and
    resources! 3D Gallery ... This tool checks if an
    essay uses the most important key terms for a
    topic.

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So, what is
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Twitter - Rank 2 450,500,000
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  • Twitter invites users to sign up
  • Free online account
  • Find friends and colleagues
  • Follow
  • Publish (send) short updates
  • tweets, of 140 or fewer characters

32
Networking Tool Lucy Gray,University of Chicago
  • spread the word about upcoming events
  • promote her seminars and workshops
  • share new ideas and best practices
  • follow ed-tech experts
  • learn about new tools from educators

33
Twitter sounds fun, but how is it educational?
  • Collaboration with colleagues
  • Creating a your personal brand.
  • Learning to be concise.
  • Personifying characters on Twitter.
  • Teaching executives about social media
  • Communication with parents
  • Infinite classroom activities
  • For lecture notes

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https//twitter.com/hdiblasi
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Twittering with Colleagues
  • You have learned a lot this semester! Did you
    tell all your colleagues about it?
  • new uses of technology
  • lesson plan ideas for your curriculum
  • discovery of new resources
  • Can you think of a way of using Twitter with
    colleagues in your grade/content?

37
Tweets with Parents
  • Parents can follow you from the Twitter Web site,
    their mobile phones, or instant messaging. Think
    of all the things you could Twitter!
  • tonights homework
  • a new long term project
  • school or classroom supplies needed
  • a new topic/unit
  • enrichment suggestions
  • quick survey/opinion about something relevant to
    the lesson or class discussion
  • Can you think of a way of using Twitter with
    parents in your grade/content?

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Twittering with Students
  • introducing a topic/lesson
  • take a quick poll/fact collection from your
    network
  • access the prior knowledge of your network
  • type a keyword in Twitterfall and read what
    people are saying about it
  • activities
  • Twitterfall a short story
  • Twitter a dialogue between two figures or
    characters
  • follow another class who is studying the same
    topic
  • communicate with experts
  • Twitter topical facts to students whenever

39
Twittering with Students (cond)
  • long term projects
  • journals/research logs/learning logs
  • analysis of a celebrity Twitter page
  • develop and maintain a Twitter page- character ,
    figure, how to, etc.
  • closure
  • what was learned during a lesson
  • reflection
  • Can you think of a way of using Twitter with
    students in your grade/content?

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How to Get Started
  • Go to www.Twitter.com
  • Think of a user name and create and account
  • Twitter searches your e-mail contacts to create
    your network
  • Search for others you want to follow and add them
  • Invite others to follow you
  • You can set your preferences so that you follow
    everyone who follows you
  • Dont worry! You can block anyone you dont want
    to follow you.

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Suggested Resources
  • Twenty-Five Interesting Ways of Using Twitter in
    the Classroom
  • Twitter for Academia
  • How to Use Twitter in the Classroom (video)

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Ways to Teach With Twitter
  • 100 Ways to Teach With Twitter - Emerging EdTech
  • WeAreTeachers 6 Creative Ways to Teach Students
  • 60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom
  • 25 Ways Teachers Can Integrate Social Media Into
    Education
  • How To Teach World History Using Twitter

43
  • 25 ways to teach with Twitter
  • by Sonja Cole http//www.techlearning.com/article
    /20896
  • Educators Test the Limits of Twitter
    Microblogging Tool
  • http//www.edweek.org/dd/articles/2008/06/24/01twi
    tter_web.h02.html

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Did you learn how to use Twitter?
  • Using the chat feature of our electronic
    classroom, write a Twitter message to a
    department member at your school telling him or
    her what you learned today about using Twitter in
    the classroom. Remember that a Twitter is
    limited to 140 characters !
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Title: Educational Web 2.0: Using Social Media/Twitter in the Classroom


1
Educational Web 2.0 Using Social Media/Twitter
in the Classroom
2
(No Transcript)
3
What is this Social Media thing about?
4
Social Media Guidelines for Schools
  • http//thinkingmachine.pbworks.com/Think-Social-Me
    dia-Guidelines
  • http//socialmediaguidelines.pbworks.com/
  • Faculty Staff Guidelines
  •  
  • Student Guidelines
  •  
  • Parent Guidelines
  •  
  • District Recommended Social Media Sites 
  •  
  • Examples of Social Media Permission Forms
  • Social Media Guidelines is a collaborative wiki
    project.  All information and materials, unless
    otherwise indicated, are licensed under a
    Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States Lic
    ense.

5
 School District Blogging/Social Media Policies
  • Academy of Discovery Online Code
  • Arapahoe High School Blogging Policy
  • East Lothian Council Self-publishing and Social
    Media Guidelines Pupils
  • East Lothian CouncilSelf-publishing and Social
    Media Guidelines Staff
  • Goochland Countty Public Schools AUP
  • - Acceptable and Unacceptable Use Policies for
    Publishing Content
  • Kennett Consolidated School District AUP -
    Includes Blogging Policy
  • Laramie County School District 2 - Safe Blogging
    Policy
  • Maine School Admimistration District 22 Weblogs
    Terms of Use
  • http//delicious.com/klmontgomery/social_media

6
Social Media
  • EDITED SHORT LIST
  • Top 15 Most Popular Social Networking Sites
  • Top 10 Social Networking Sites by Market
  • Share of Visits August
  • 13 Social Networking Sites You Should Be Using 

7
  • 1  Facebook
  • 2  Twitter
  • 3  LinkedIn
  • 4  Pinterest
  • 5  MySpace
  • 6  Google Plus
  • 7  DeviantArt
  • 8  LiveJournal
  • 9 Tagged
  • 10  Orkut
  • 11  CafeMom
  • 12  Ning
  • 13  Meetup
  • 14  myLife
  • 15  Multiply
  • 16 YouTube
  • 17 Foursquare
  • 18 Tumblr
  • 19 Reddit
  •  20 StumbleUpon
  •  21 GetGlue
  •  22 Instagram
  • 23  Path

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Social Seniors Flock to Facebook
11
  • Social network service focuses on building online
    communities
  • People who share interests
  • Exploring the interests of others
  • Web based
  • Variety of ways to interact

12
Micro-Blogging
  • What is it?
  • Some micro-blogging sites are
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • YouTube
  • Tumblr
  • Google
  • Snapchat
  • ooVoo
  • pinterest
  • WorldStuffer
  • Friendster
  •  Plurk

13
Facebook in Education
  • Search Results
  • Facebook in Education Facebook
  • https//www.facebook.com/education
  • Facebook in Education. 652221 likes 1048
    talking about this. A Facebook Page for
    information about how educators can best use
    Facebook.
  • ?About - ?Photos - ?Likes - ?Timeline
  • Social Media in Education The Power of Facebook
    Edutopia
  • www.edutopia.org/social-media-education-examples-f
    acebook
  • Edutopia
  • May 7, 2010 - A couple recent models of this
    education advocacy on Facebook that come to mind
    may be different in intent, but they both have
    something in ...
  • 100 Ways To Use Facebook In Education By Category
  • www.teachthought.com/.../100-ways-to-use-facebook-
    in-education-by-c...
  • Sep 8, 2012 - Back in 2009, we wrote a popular
    post, 100 Ways You Should Be Using Facebook in
    Your Classroom. Now almost three years later,
    educators ...
  • The Why and How of Using Facebook For Educators
    No ...
  • www.theedublogger.com/.../the-why-and-how-of-using
    -facebook-for-ed...
  • May 11, 2011 - If you are one of those out there
    that believe that Facebook has no place ... From
    http//www.mindjumpers.com/blog/2011/04/education-
    industry- ...
  • 100 Ways You Should Be Using Facebook in Your
    Classroom
  • www.onlinecollege.org/.../100-ways-you-should-be-u
    sing-facebook-in-y...
  • Oct 20, 2009 - These groups show how other
    instructors are using Facebook in education or
    work to unite educators through Facebook. You can
    connect with ...
  • 10 Reasons Why Schools Shouldn't Block Facebook -
    Study ...

14
Facebook or Fakebook
15
  • Facebook or Fakebook?

Try the New Fakebook for Creating Fake Facebook
Pages
16
  • http//www.classtools.net/FB/home-page

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Applications for Education
  • Creating a fake Facebook profile could be a fun
    way for students to organize information that
    they know and or find about a famous person.
  • You could also have students create profiles for
    characters in a novel that they are reading for
    your literature course.
  • Take a look at the Fakebook profile gallery for
    more ideas about using Fakebook in your
    classroom.

20
(No Transcript)
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Fakebook is a tool created by Russel Tarr which
allows users to create unreal Facebook profiles.
Fakebook can be used  to chart the plot of a
book, the development of a character, a series of
historical events, the debates and relationships
between people, etc.
  • Create a fictional social profile at
    www.classtools.net.
  • Create free educational games and tools in flash.

22
Russel Tarr has just released a new version of
Fakebook.
  • Tool for creating fake Facebook profiles.
  • Latest version of Fakebook makes it easy to
    create a page by just clicking on a field and
    entering as much information as you like.
  • Profile picture field you can enter a name and
    Fakebook will search for images to use.
  • For example, if you create a Fakebook page about
    George Washington Fakebook will search for
    pictures of George Washington.

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http//www.classtools.net/fb/11/M4Lcj8k
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ClassTools.netclasstools.net/
  • Create free educational games and tools in flash.
    ... Fakebook. Create a fictional social profile.
    Tarr's Toolbox. Scores of teaching ideas and
    resources! 3D Gallery ... This tool checks if an
    essay uses the most important key terms for a
    topic.

29
So, what is
30
Twitter - Rank 2 450,500,000
31
  • Twitter invites users to sign up
  • Free online account
  • Find friends and colleagues
  • Follow
  • Publish (send) short updates
  • tweets, of 140 or fewer characters

32
Networking Tool Lucy Gray,University of Chicago
  • spread the word about upcoming events
  • promote her seminars and workshops
  • share new ideas and best practices
  • follow ed-tech experts
  • learn about new tools from educators

33
Twitter sounds fun, but how is it educational?
  • Collaboration with colleagues
  • Creating a your personal brand.
  • Learning to be concise.
  • Personifying characters on Twitter.
  • Teaching executives about social media
  • Communication with parents
  • Infinite classroom activities
  • For lecture notes

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(No Transcript)
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https//twitter.com/hdiblasi
36
Twittering with Colleagues
  • You have learned a lot this semester! Did you
    tell all your colleagues about it?
  • new uses of technology
  • lesson plan ideas for your curriculum
  • discovery of new resources
  • Can you think of a way of using Twitter with
    colleagues in your grade/content?

37
Tweets with Parents
  • Parents can follow you from the Twitter Web site,
    their mobile phones, or instant messaging. Think
    of all the things you could Twitter!
  • tonights homework
  • a new long term project
  • school or classroom supplies needed
  • a new topic/unit
  • enrichment suggestions
  • quick survey/opinion about something relevant to
    the lesson or class discussion
  • Can you think of a way of using Twitter with
    parents in your grade/content?

38
Twittering with Students
  • introducing a topic/lesson
  • take a quick poll/fact collection from your
    network
  • access the prior knowledge of your network
  • type a keyword in Twitterfall and read what
    people are saying about it
  • activities
  • Twitterfall a short story
  • Twitter a dialogue between two figures or
    characters
  • follow another class who is studying the same
    topic
  • communicate with experts
  • Twitter topical facts to students whenever

39
Twittering with Students (cond)
  • long term projects
  • journals/research logs/learning logs
  • analysis of a celebrity Twitter page
  • develop and maintain a Twitter page- character ,
    figure, how to, etc.
  • closure
  • what was learned during a lesson
  • reflection
  • Can you think of a way of using Twitter with
    students in your grade/content?

40
How to Get Started
  • Go to www.Twitter.com
  • Think of a user name and create and account
  • Twitter searches your e-mail contacts to create
    your network
  • Search for others you want to follow and add them
  • Invite others to follow you
  • You can set your preferences so that you follow
    everyone who follows you
  • Dont worry! You can block anyone you dont want
    to follow you.

41
Suggested Resources
  • Twenty-Five Interesting Ways of Using Twitter in
    the Classroom
  • Twitter for Academia
  • How to Use Twitter in the Classroom (video)

42
Ways to Teach With Twitter
  • 100 Ways to Teach With Twitter - Emerging EdTech
  • WeAreTeachers 6 Creative Ways to Teach Students
  • 60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom
  • 25 Ways Teachers Can Integrate Social Media Into
    Education
  • How To Teach World History Using Twitter

43
  • 25 ways to teach with Twitter
  • by Sonja Cole http//www.techlearning.com/article
    /20896
  • Educators Test the Limits of Twitter
    Microblogging Tool
  • http//www.edweek.org/dd/articles/2008/06/24/01twi
    tter_web.h02.html

44
Did you learn how to use Twitter?
  • Using the chat feature of our electronic
    classroom, write a Twitter message to a
    department member at your school telling him or
    her what you learned today about using Twitter in
    the classroom. Remember that a Twitter is
    limited to 140 characters !
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