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▶ Elementary Student Blogs: Innovative Classroom Technology - YouTube

Elementary students use innovative classroom blogging program with teacher Jon Schwartz to learn about writing, technology, graphic design, market awareness,...
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This video shares a news clip of an elementary classroom utilizing blogging to interact with one another.  It also shares how students react to the world outside the classroom being able to comment on their work.

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▶ Using Skype in the Classroom - YouTube

Fairview Elementary School teachers explain how to utilize Skype in the classroom.
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This video shares one school's account of how they integrated the use of Skype into second grade classrooms in their school. 

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▶ Using Social Media in the Classroom - YouTube

Kathy Cassidy, a primary school teacher in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, on using blogs and Twitter with students in grades one and two. For on digital literacy f...
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This video displays students utilizing a variety of social media tools, including blogging and Twitter, to reach out to the world beyond the classroom to extend and share learning.

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Using Twitter in the Primary Classroom | Changing Horizons

Using Twitter in the Primary Classroom | Changing Horizons | Social Networking Samples | Scoop.it
My article about the use of Twitter in Orange Class (@ClassroomTweets) was recently published in English 4-11. I have changed some of the ways in which we use
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This post provides an additional example of Twitter use at the elementary level.  The goal of this article is not necessarily to convince the world that Twitter improves student literacy, but is intended to demonstrate how students are able to practice and develop 21st century skills that are critical components of literacy.

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Learning and Sharing with Ms. Lirenman: Using Twitter in a Primary Classroom

Learning and Sharing with Ms. Lirenman: Using Twitter in a Primary Classroom | Social Networking Samples | Scoop.it
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This is a blog post of a teacher in Canada who uses Twitter regularly in her first grade classroom.  There are multiple examples of how Twitter can be used, as well as some extra precautions that are taken to utilize social media with younger students.

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▶ Skype in the Classroom - YouTube

Elementary students at a school in Adams 12 Skype with a class in Iowa about a book they've been reading.
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This video demonstrates how students in an elementary school participated in a global read aloud through the use of Skype.  This platform has allowed students to connect with over 20,000 other students.

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▶ Social Media in the Classroom - Using ELGG - ḰELSET Elementary School - YouTube

Students and their teacher share how integrating social media into their classroom is affecting learning and student achievement.
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This is an example of how upper elementary students are using a social networking platform called ELGG.  This platform allows students to learn social networking skills in a walled garden atmosphere that may be an option for schools uncomfortable with the widely accessible nature of other social networking platforms.

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Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: 8 Real Ways Facebook Enriched Ms. Schoening’s First Grade Class

Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: 8 Real Ways Facebook Enriched Ms. Schoening’s First Grade Class | Social Networking Samples | Scoop.it
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This article shares eight different ways a first grade teachers utilizes Facebook in her first grade class.  Some of the examples focus on parent communication, while others such as students sharing their work and connecting with other classes, demonstrate its integration into everyday learning.

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Using Edmodo In Elementary Classrooms

Using Edmodo In Elementary Classrooms | Social Networking Samples | Scoop.it
I am always looking for new and innovative ways to enhance my teaching and my classroom. ...I also have to be careful with what my students are exposed to. To this I have one word. Edmodo.
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This example describes how an elementary teacher is utilizing Edmodo to facilitate online collaboration and work with her multi-grade level students. The author shares that she was unsure of how well it would work in lower level grades, but reports many positive effects its integration has had on her classroom and students.

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Using Facebook in the Elementary School Classroom [Prezi] - Derek E. Baird :: Barking Robot

Using Facebook in the Elementary School Classroom [Prezi] - Derek E. Baird :: Barking Robot | Social Networking Samples | Scoop.it
When it comes to classroom management and keeping parents informed, a lot of teachers use the trusty ol flyer that they send home with students. Another popular tool for classroom management are Yahoo! Groups. It may come as a surprise...
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This article presents a great example, in the form of a Prezi, of how Facebook is utilized in a first-grade classroom.  The Prezi outlines how and why Facebook is used, and it also demonstrates how the classroom page is facilitated to match parents' comfort levels when exposing their children to social media.  Student examples also show how engaged and exciting it is for them to be able to participate in this type of communication.

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