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Technology in Education

How to Use Social Media as a Learning Tool

Social media: This website list different ways a teacher can use different social media to engage students. Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube can all be used in different ways in the classroom. This is a great article for some ideas on how to use social media effectively and appropriately.

A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

Social media: This article has great ideas on how to use different types of social media in the classroom. Included are ideas from real teachers about how they use social media in their own classrooms.

The 10 Best and Worst Ways Social Media Impacts Education

Social media: This article gives 5 positives and 5 negatives of social media in the classroom. It is also a good resource to find out what parents can do to help make sure students have ample time at home to still have face-to face communication with people.

1-to-1 in the classroom: This article lists benefits to 1 to 1 programs and how to successfully implement a 1 to 1 program in a classroom. There are also links to other resources on this page that can help. BYOx programs are also listed on this article and explained in a little more detail about what that program is and how it works.

1 to 1 Learning

1 to 1 in education: This article explains what it takes to make sure 1 to 1 programs in schools are successful. Many school district do not stick with the programs long enough to get the kinks out. 1 to 1 programs in school districts are not something that can be done overnight and expected to work perfectly.

Seeking 1:1 Education

1 to 1 in education: This articles has a list of education-tech experts that share what 1:1 means to them, as well as how they are doing it in their districts. They share the type of product they use, how they use it, their goal, their response, and what is ahead. Great examples of real life experiences that are being done in the classroom.

Introducing Social Media to Elementary Students

Social media for younger learners: This is a great article on the importance of young learners being introduced to technology. All children should be introduced and taught how to communicate in appropriate and meaningful ways, regardless of their age.

Blended Learning

Blended learning: This is a collection of blended learning videos from real classrooms. There are different approaches to help combine face-to-face learning with technology learning.

Blended Learning: Making it Work in Your Classroom

Blended learning: This article gives information about a school who is using blended learning. This school uses face-to-face activities as well as technology based learning activities. Every classroom is different and sometimes technology doesn't need to replace the face-to-face activity it works well.

The Basics of Blended Instruction

Blended learning: This article gives tips on how to successfully implement blended learning into the classroom. This could be helpful when first using blended learning in the classroom.