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Math problems on Twitter? More teachers go high-tech in classroom

Math problems on Twitter? More teachers go high-tech in classroom | Social Media in the math classroom | Scoop.it
Lake Nona Middle School teacher Pam Guyton wasn't sure last year how her seventh-graders would respond to a class Twitter page for students and parents. She started out slow, often "tweeting" an...
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Twitter and Facebook can be used to communicate with students. We can use these to help students communicate with the teacher and other students. They can have the ability to ask questions or answer questions based on the material for the day.

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How One Teacher Uses Twitter in the Classroom

How One Teacher Uses Twitter in the Classroom | Social Media in the math classroom | Scoop.it
Teachers are always trying to combat student apathy and University of Texas at Dallas History Professor, Monica Rankin, has found an interesting way to do it using Twitter in the classroom.
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Twitter can be used to ask questions as well. I find that students don't like to talk during discussion, but with twitter they can feel more comfortable. This allows students to ask questions immediately without interrupting my lecture.

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Virtual Field Trips | Scholastic.com

Virtual Field Trips | Scholastic.com | Social Media in the math classroom | Scoop.it
New Year, New Places to Go (on Your Computer)!
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Sometimes it is hard to take a class out of the classroom on a field trip. One-way to make it happen would be with a virtual field trip. This can be done with any form videoconferencing such as Google hangouts. 

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Math Project Grade 10 (2011-2012)

Math Project Grade 10 (2011-2012) | Social Media in the math classroom | Scoop.it
This is the official page for the math project. Votings (Likes) ends on January 4, 2012
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This was a facebook page that was used to submit math projects. After the math projects have been submitted people would get to vote for their favorite project. 

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Real teaching means real learning: Twitter-like in Calculus

Real teaching means real learning: Twitter-like in Calculus | Social Media in the math classroom | Scoop.it
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In this calculus classroom, the teacher began using a website the simulate a twitter environment. This allowed the teacher to have students answer a question during class by tweeting their responses.

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My Flipped Math Class and Edmodo - 1 month down, 8 to go!

My Flipped Math Class and Edmodo - 1 month down, 8 to go! | Social Media in the math classroom | Scoop.it
One month into my flipped 7th grade math class, and I am FINALLY able to take a breather and put my reflections in writing. Since introducing the flipped classroom in September, I have received pos...
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This teacher discusses how they have incorporated edmodo. They use it to pre-evaluate their students. The students must respond the night before class to a question or with homework. This allows the teacher to evaluate the exact information that must be covered the next day in class.

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ICT in my Classroom - Plan, Tweet, Teach, Tweet, Learn, Smile

ICT in my Classroom - Plan, Tweet, Teach, Tweet, Learn, Smile | Social Media in the math classroom | Scoop.it
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This teacher chose to use twitter to get information about other places in the world. The students were learning about probability and the teacher had asked for responses about the weather. 

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Mr. Featherstone's Class Blog: UNIT PROJECT: FACEBOOK a CHARACTER!!!

Mr. Featherstone's Class Blog: UNIT PROJECT: FACEBOOK a CHARACTER!!! | Social Media in the math classroom | Scoop.it
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A teacher created a project for the students to create a facebook page for a fictional character. This was used in a English class, but could be used in any classroom. I could use this for a math classroom by asking students to create a page for a mathematician.

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Real teaching means real learning: Facebook pilot project

Real teaching means real learning: Facebook pilot project | Social Media in the math classroom | Scoop.it
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A teacher created a facebook page called “Notre Dame Math Discussion.” This was used to create a discussion with students. With this page the discussion can happen during class or after class. It was used to help the students think on their own and come up with their own conclusions about the math topic.

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Real teaching means real learning: Glogging in Math Class

Real teaching means real learning: Glogging in Math Class | Social Media in the math classroom | Scoop.it
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This teacher chose to have their students create a glog to answer a real life questions. They students had to create the glog to show how they solved the problems. These were used to help demonstrate knowledge of the material and how they found that knowledge.

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