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Does Social Media have a place in the classroom? How does it look when successfully implemented? How do we start?
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Using Pinterest and Instagram as a Presentation Tool

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Students are currently studying World War II in my classroom.  One of the elements we look at is how the World War II Generation, the Greatest Generation, was able to endure and succeed in this era.  Students look at one particular character from Tom Brokaw’s book, The Greatest Generation.  They are required to tell their character’s story from the war era using a tech tool in their presentation.

A few students have begun thinking outside of the box in regards to presentation tools. Students have been using Instagram and Pinterest as their tech tool...


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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, March 1, 2013 1:47 PM

Chris Routt shares his experience of how his students use Pinterest and Instagram for creating their presentations.

MECIX's curator insight, March 1, 2013 2:48 PM

Una nova alternativa per a fer presentacions

Carla Walsh's curator insight, March 1, 2013 8:49 PM

Oh! I can think of so many great ways to use Pinterest and Instagram in my classroom! 

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5 Ways Teachers Can Use Instagram in the Classroom

5 Ways Teachers Can Use Instagram in the Classroom | Social Media in Edu | Scoop.it
Extending on our post last month about why Instagram can have a place in the classroom, Using Instagram in an Educational Context, this week we delve into

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Angelina's curator insight, July 23, 2014 12:30 AM
Maryalene Laponie has listed 5 steps educators can adopt Instagram in classroom settings: Assign photo essays, creating writing prompts with photos, document science experiments and art projects, raise funds and share class activities. These steps enables educators to interact and establish a connection with students. Introducing Instagram in class activities can make lessons more interesting and engaging, which enable students to learn their material better #class