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Social Networking and its use in Schools:

Social Networking and its use in Schools Amber Goldstein EDST 220

What is a social networking service?:

What is a social networking service? An   online service A platform A site

For people who use social networking sites, what types of things do they share with the people they communicate with?:

For people who use social networking sites, what types of things do they share with the people they communicate with? Interests Activities Backgrounds R eal-life connections

Some social networking sites that are used in schools include::

Some social networking sites that are used in schools include: Facebook Twitter Blogger Email Skype Blackboard

How do students use social networking in schools?:

How do students use social networking in schools? To communicate with other students and their teachers regarding homework, grades, group projects, etc.

Ten ways schools are using social networking effectively::

Ten ways schools are using social networking effectively: Do you think social networking is essential in schools? Maybe these ideas will convince you!

Professional Development:

Professional Development Where can you be informed of the current education news? Facebook Twitter Ed-tech blogs

Community Outreach:

Community Outreach Promoting various activities Gaining feedback Starting a conversation with parents, teachers, or school officials Recognizing a particular group

Course Assignments:

Course Assignments Online assignments Communication through discussion boards

Parent Communication:

Parent Communication Email classroom or school websites Any other related school sites

Distance Learning:

Distance Learning Parents can easily communicate with teachers and the school. Opportunity for online classes through podcasts, email, and discussion boards.

Assessments:

Assessments Study guides, review sheets, and review games or activities can be uploaded or emailed. Twitter or Blogger can be used to quickly update students on needed information.

Cross-Culture Communication and Language Learning:

Cross-Culture C ommunication and Language Learning Communicate with peers from other countries translation and language learning sites

Collaborative Learning:

Collaborative Learning Communicate with teachers Use discussion boards Upload documents and assignments Check grades

Networking with Colleagues:

Networking with Colleagues School officials and teachers can use Email, Twitter, Skype or video calls, and various other social networking sites to communicate with their colleagues.

Integrating real-world applications into teaching:

Integrating real-world applications into teaching Mathematics can discretely be integrated through social networking. Students can post a joke or survey question and develop a graph to make inferences.

Pros:

Pros Increase students’ engagement in their education Increase technological proficiency Contribute to a greater sense of collaboration in the classroom Build better communication skills

Cons:

Cons Students could be exposed to: Inappropriate Material Sexual Predators Bullying by peers Harassment by peers

How can schools protect their students from negative online activity?:

How can schools protect their students from negative online activity? Federal and state legislative can curb the use of online social networking in schools. Create student-oriented sites and programs that provide safety information without sacrificing social networking opportunities.

In conclusion…:

In conclusion… Social networking can positively be integrated in classrooms if used the right way. Many critics argue the opposite; stating their concern for bullying, questioning teacher-student online relationships, and compromised school security.

Bibliography:

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