SOCIAL MEDIA TOOLS IN THE SCIENCE CLASSROOM

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Presentation for NHSTA Fall 2011 Conference

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Social Media Tools in the Science Classroom : 

Cathy Brophy NHSTA 2011 Meredith, NH Social Media Tools in the Science Classroom NHSTE

SOCIAL MEDIA : 

SOCIAL MEDIA “Social media broadly defined consists of any online platform or channel for user generated content.  By this definition, for example, WordPress, Sharepoint, and Lithium qualify as social media, as do YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.” Joe Cothrel, Lithium Technologies From: “30 Social Media Definitions”, HEIDI COHEN, May 9, 2011.

Learning does not occur in isolation : 

Learning does not occur in isolation

Start Small : 

Start Small 140 Characters or less

Why Every Lab Should Tweet : 

Why Every Lab Should Tweet

Slide 8: 

“This is where social media works so well – because it removes the barriers of geography and time, enabling people to socialise with the people they choose to, on the topics they choose to, not just the people and subjects that circumstances dictate.” Jonathon Dodd, Change Agent

Who do YOU know? : 

Who do YOU know? NASA twitter.com/nasa

@TheScienceGuy : 

@TheScienceGuy

The Hashtag : 

The Hashtag #scichat

Slide 13: 

Global Collaboration THE SCIENCE CLASSROOM

Personal Learning Networks : 

Personal Learning Networks

Share and Share Alike : 

Share and Share Alike SHARE

They’re Using Social Media : 

They’re Using Social Media Shedd Aquarium on Facebook

pe : 

pe National Geographic NASA DISCOVERY HEALTH SIERRA CLUB SCIENCE NOW SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN NRAO National Radio Astronomy Observatory

Other Social Tools : 

Other Social Tools Poll Everywhere Edmodo Voicethread Wallwisher Backchannel Skype Posterous

SOCIAL MEDIA FOR SCIENTISTS : 

SOCIAL MEDIA FOR SCIENTISTS But social media platforms aren’t just digital water coolers. They are the way the world is networking and communicating. They are how and where we share information – with friends, colleagues, acquaintances and any and everyone else. Christie Wilcox,Scientific America, Sep 27, 2011

Resources : 

Resources The World is Obsessed With Facebook Youtube Wesley Fryer, Speed of Creativity Blog Bill Nye the Science Guy @thescienceguy Christie Wilcox, Science Sushi Blog, Scientific America Joe Cothrel, Lithium Technologies From: “30 Social Media Definitions”, HEIDI COHEN, May 9, 2011. Stephanie Schierholz, NASA Shedd Aquarium Facebook page Voicethread.com Diggo.com Images from Crerativecommons.org http://www.slideshare.net/cebrophy/nhsta2011 http://www.diigo.com/user/cebrophy/nhsta

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