Social Learning

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August 21, 2013

The Pinterest Guide For Teachers

Long gone are the days of “chalk and talk” when teachers stood and lectured at the front of the classroom. Today, with the popularity of many social media sites such as Pinterest, teachers can provide perception rich learning and step outside the classroom’s four walls to give students a unique and interesting learning experience. In the top 10 of most popular social media sites, Pinterest is in itself a tool to teach as well as a tool to find teaching ideas, lesson plans, and just about anything on any topic you might have. It’s a bottomless toolbox to keep students active, excited, and engaged.
by Christopher Pappas
August 7, 2013

The Use Of Social Media In School Projects

The following article gives real life examples of school projects in which the students used social media. Some took it upon themselves to use these outlets, and instructors assigned others. The following social media learning tactics are common and effective nonetheless.
by Matt Hart
August 6, 2013

The Twitter Guide For Teachers

Twitter can be an incredible tool for both teachers and students when used correctly. As a teacher, your role in the process is to be professional, understanding, and as creative as possible. In regards to Twitter, the possibilities are as endless as you make them. At the Teachers Guide to Twitter you will find: How as a teacher can you effectively utilize Twitter, a creative writing lesson plan using Twitter, 15 creative ways to use Twitter in the classroom, and 15 videos on how as a teacher can you use Twitter in classroom!
by Christopher Pappas
July 28, 2013

The Facebook Guide For Teachers

How do I properly use Facebook in the classroom? What are the golden Facebook rules for teachers? How can as a teacher utilize Facebook in the classroom? These are some of the questions that you will be able to answer after reading the Facebook Guide for Teachers.
by Christopher Pappas
May 17, 2013

How To Use Facebook For Social Learning

Just by reading the title, someone might think that this is a joke. It’s not. So ok, Facebook wasn’t created for educational purposes, but you ’d be surprised of how the social affordances of this versatile tool can generate great potentials for social learning.

by Christopher Pappas