"1.17.12 | Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart’s brilliant satire of loose campaign finance laws and the 2012 presidential campaign has sparked a frenzy of video-sharing and related postings on social media networks. What effect might this send-up have on young voters, many of whom use Colbert and Stewart as their primary news sources?"
If there is ever a reason to integrate students' mobile devices into your classroom practice, here it is:
Do Now is a weekly activity for middle and high school students to engage and respond to current issues using social media tools like Twitter.
Utilizing KQED’s award-winning online media resources, each week students can be introduced to local and global issues through different content areas. KQED aims to introduce 21st Century skills and add value to learning through the integration of relevant local content and new media tools and technologies.
"Keith Devlin (@profkeithdevlin) invited Karim Ani (@mathalicious) and me to co-host a panel at his summit with Finland and American academics on our experience with social media in teaching. I captured it on my Flip camera and posted the video below."
In an essay titled "Writing Over Reading: New Directions in Mass Literacy" Deborah Brandt describes the tension between reading and writing. Historically, Brandt writes, reading was seen as more valuable, and also filled with more "reverence" than writing. Writing was seen as "self-sponsored" action that might be done in the wake of a dramatic period-- divorce, falling in love, losing someone, or the need to write one's memoir. Yet, now we are at a great moment when people are reading for the purpose of writing: "from the position of the writer, with hands on the screen."
What's next for Social Media? If I had a dime for every time I've been asked that question... More often than not, I deflect the question. I'm humble enough to know that my optics into what works and where this...
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