Friday, June 17, 2011

5 Thoughts & Ideas for Embracing Social Media in Education

Why #SocialMedia is Important for #Education [Schoology]

Why We Should Be Teaching Social Media [Philly Teacher]

How Our School Adopted Social Media, One Small Step at a Time [Huffington Post] - Written by Eric Sheninger, a forward-thinking New Jersey high school principal who has become an authority on social media as a force for good in schools.  You can follow on Twitter at @NMHS_Principal.

Using Social Media to Reach Your Community [Educational Leadership/ASCD]

Ideas for Using Facebook as a Tool to Increase School Attendance  [The Innovative Educator] - See also 10 Ways Facebook Strengthens the Student - Teacher Connection and Using Facebook in Education from the same blog.