With the growing use of social networking sites like Facebook and twitter, the methodology of education for students is finding new and improved ways. Students are getting more prone to the commodities these platforms offer. Therefore this advancement in social networking platforms is providing students with much better options to engage with their contemporaries, enhance their skills and access a wide variety of academic tools and resources which will most definitely add up to their convenience.
Teachers and educators from around the world have discovered innovative ways to use Twitter as a teaching tool. They have found Twitter to be a great ideas generator, a personal learning network and the next best search engine to help their classroom be better. You can connect, communicate and collaborate to use Twitter in your teaching practice. This presentation will help you learn multiple ways to use Twitter to: * engage students in learning; * research topics and content areas of interest; * source teaching strategies and ideas; * find resources to support your classroom program; and * connect and collaborate with colleagues.
"Last year my grade 1 students were uploading videos to their personal blogs and to youtube, tweeting from our classroom Twitter feed, face timing, skyping and participating in Google Hangouts with peers, soon to be teachers, teachers, experts in a certain field, and the class down the hall. We participated in global projects like the Global Read Aloud and created our own global projects.
For almost everyone who is a part of the online world coming up with fresh content consistently is a big challenge. Practically every guideline advises that content should be engaging, informative and relevant every single time. Consequently, content curation has taken off in a big way.
Simply put, content curation is the process of curating relevant and interesting content from various sources on the web and putting them together and publishing them on a personal site or blog. As a result of the popularity of the content curation process, a number of content marketing tools have been introduced. These tools are meant to help in the process of content marketing and SEO and facilitate the process of curation...