“ Constructive uses of social media in education is becoming an integral (and one might venture inevitable) part of the learning experience. Here’s a look at how so, at every stage of the game.”
Via Gust MEES, Selena Chan
Dan Andrews's insight:
As we look further down the road, we see that social media will splinter to smaller factions. University's will have their own media platforms that integrate education with web and cloud based assessment tools. When new content breaks, educators will be able to immediately update curriculum to the ever changing world. So grab your smart phone and republish this article.
“ Take a moment to think about how you learned to write. What steps did you go through? What was your process? Most of us learned the same core set of skills on paper: organize, draft, edit, revise, t”
Via Sarah McElrath
Dan Andrews's insight:
If we continue to discover new methods for keeping students engaged, we will create the next writers of the future.
“ ” Out Of Our Minds: Learning To Be Creative” is a book I have read twice but since my first reading which was a couple of years ago, I started hunting down Ken Robinson’s works and I also read his best seller “Finding Your Element: How to Discover...”
Via Dan Kirsch
Like any tool,the user creates the boundaries and controls the technology. If students are distracted it's probably because the educator isn't using the tools properly. This is a bold and great adventure we are embarking on. We need to remember we created the online resources and can blaze the trail in a direction that best suits the needs of the students.
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