This paper describes the many modern technologies that are used by students at home and how they can be involved within the clasroom. In particular, this discusses the power of gaming and social networking and how a range of teachers have used these modern stimuli to create modern learning within the clasroom.
The blog is one of the older internet tools avaliable to teachers. It allows for students within a classroom to interact with the world by posting information about their learning, whilst also allowing control for teachers as to the content that they are posting and the privacy of the information that is discussed within the blog. this article provides an unerstanding for teachers as to how to create an effective blog for the classroom.
I think if I want my educational idea succeed, I would try to cover a large market, in this case I want the whole world (literally, the world) can have the opportunity to learn without discrimination, without being labeled as stupid or ...
Quality over quantity is true in almost every situation, and is particuarly important within the teaching environment. This article creates a clear description as to the need for teachers to ensure that the quality of the work that is being completed by students outweighs the quantity of their work as to create the best base of knowledge within their learning environment.
Tips and apps for safely introducing social networking into the classroom."
Whilst I dont nescisarally agree with the use of social networking within the classroom as it does not allow for seperation of school and personal situations, this article provides some useful tips as to how to use social networking as a medium for teaching.