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With the emergence of social media and emerging technology how do know what type of technology to use in the classroom. This group will provide a discussion area for best practices when using this type of technology in education.

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School Internet Radio Station - Join Us!

Started by Marcus Mulcahy Apr 20, 2013. 0 Replies

Hey folks,We've started an Internet Radio Station at our Primary School in Australia and we're keen to invite other Schools to join us On Air. You can find our station 'Radio Carrum' at …Continue

K-12 Tech Tools

Started by Torrey Trust. Last reply by Katherine Campbell Mar 24, 2013. 3 Replies

I noticed on the discussion board a need for online resources and tech tools. Here's a database of over 2,000 free, kid-safe online learning tools categorized by grade level, subject, and…Continue

How to reach young people (13-25 years) with important Health and Safety messages

Started by Richard Wood Aug 9, 2012. 0 Replies

Part of the British Safety Council's Speak Up, Stay Safe campaign to buildawareness and understanding of work-related risks with young people (13-25years), the app is a cutting edge intervention in…Continue

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Comment by Ben Wyatt on March 24, 2011 at 8:25am

Hello Marie - below is a link to a huge database of teachers or educators who have a Twitter account.  I think you should be able to find a class or school to work with from this resource.   Please keep us abreast on how the project goes.

 

Twitter for Teachers

Comment by Marie Doherty on March 19, 2011 at 7:04am
I have my class on twitter and am looking for other classes to follow and to follow us. We just joined in the last 2 weeks but need more followers to make it really exciting. We can be found at @mrsdoherty1011. Is there anywhere I can go to find other schools on twitter.
Comment by Keith Schoch on February 12, 2011 at 10:09am

If you're interested in a social media experience for the classroom, I recommend using Collaborize Classroom (you can read a write up about it in the post Stirring Up Classroom Discussion).

 

If you're familiar with Edmodo, this site is similar, but allows students a bit more control in creating content. It's free, and incredibly well-supported with teacher guides and resources.

Comment by Perla Zamora on February 10, 2011 at 1:17pm

Hello,

   I'm Middle School Technology teacher and I'm just starting my first project using a variety of web 2.0 tools to engage my 42 students. My topic is Digital Citizenship, I'm looking for someone interested on join us in a wiki so we could learn each other. Here is my wiki URL just in case you are interested. Thank you in advance and have a nice day :)

 

 http://piracyproject.wikispaces.com/

Comment by Ben Wyatt on February 7, 2011 at 4:56pm
Hello Team - I have an interesting, quick read created by PBS.  The report explains how K-12 and higher ed teachers are increasingly relying on Media and Technology in their classroom.  Video is leading the pact, but other forms of multimedia are moving forward.  Deeping Connections
Comment by Ben Wyatt on January 28, 2011 at 10:48am
I recently discovered another PLN, dealing with the iPad in the educational setting.  This site contains excellent resources, articles, and tips when an institution is integrating this new device in the classroom. Ipads in Education
Comment by Ben Wyatt on January 15, 2011 at 2:56pm
Yes, I am a big believer in Diigo and i highly recommend this service, I believe there is a Diigo PLN group as well..
Comment by Tim Bunce on January 15, 2011 at 3:14am

Diigo works well and you can bring your bookmarks over from delicious

 

Comment by Penny Collins on January 15, 2011 at 3:01am

I heard that deli.cio.us may be closing or being sold. Are there any other social bookmarking sites that teachers find useful to share their bookmarks with their faculties?

 

Comment by Carol Tonhauser on December 28, 2010 at 11:09pm

Has anyone used Googlio in the classroom? I came across it on a posting from a PLN follower.

http://sites.google.com/site/googlioproject/

 

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