Social Media for Educators and Educational Success
Educators - use social media to augment your professional development, explore your creativity, and enhance student achievement! Examine social media outlets to discover noteworthy educational trends. Learn the basics of how to use social networks and cloud-based tools such as Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, tumblr, and others. This social media overview for beginners includes learning about basic account set-up, tag use to organize subject matter, best practices for composing posts, efficient ways to cross-post, how to collaborate with other educators across town or around the world via Professional Learning Communities or networks(PLCs and PLNs), and strategies to engage students in current events or other subject matter.
First class materials: Smart Phone or Tablet recommended but not required. Note-taking materials.
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