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Social Media & Online Tools for K-12 Teachers

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Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, it’s seems everyone, including your students, talk about ways the Internet let’s them stay in touch and see what others are doing. Since many of your students are already there, have you been curious if any of these tools might keep them engaged in your class? Do you ever wonder if there might be some effective ways to communicate with their parents? GoogleDocs, Adobe ConnectNow, iGoogle, Flicker, animoto, earth album, Teacher Tube, blogs, virtual labs and yes, even Facebook and Twitter can help you add dimension and interest to your class. Discover tips to use a variety of social media and online tools to help your students. You will also spend some time discussing ways to overcome resistance you might encounter in using these programs. For any teacher interested in social media, from beginners to advanced social networkers. Agenda Unit 1. Social Media & Online Tools The evolution of social media A sampling of the tools Role of smartphones Overcoming your fear Unit 2. Enhancing Instruction Tools to encourage student group work Graphics, Videos & Virtual Labs Tools to strengthen your collaboration with colleagues Develop a web presence for you class Unit 3. Communicating With Parents Tools for regular updates Online calendars Virtual scrapbooks Unit 4. Techno Resistance and Future Trends What do you mean you aren’t on Facebook? The non-techno members of a web savvy generation. The “wave” of the future Overcoming district and parental resistance

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Online 24/7

NA - Online



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
10/7/2019 - 11/1/2019 Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM N/A - Online