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Foster Digital Citizenship and Engage Your Students with Social Media

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Overview

Students often get motivated by social media more than anything else, so why not engage them and spark their enthusiasm with some of the same social media tools they enjoy every day? Join Jose Popoff as he shares some classroom activities to try with your students involving Pinterest, YouTube, Twitter, and blogging. He will discuss how he uses these not only to motivate his students, but also to foster responsible digital citizenship.

Details

Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: General
Last aired on: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 @ 4:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Blogging, Digital Citizenship, Social Media
Tags: blogging, digital citizenship, Pinterest, social media, Twitter, YouTube

Reviews (24)

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It is so important that we work with our students on digital citizenship. Several good ideas here.
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+3
 
great ideas, so very important!!
Full Member
 
Teaching students about responsible digital citizenship is extremely important. Thank you for sharing your ideas!
Full Member
 
Very informativeThank you!
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I love all the ideas!!! Can't wait to try some of them! Thank you!!!
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+5
 
The information shared is just what I need to spark my blogging initiative! Thanks!!
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+4
 
I absolutely love the different challenge ideas however the reward system sounds like a huge undertaking. I am wondering how many students Jose has each year. At my US high school teachers have an average of 125 students and 3 different preps. We are also divided into quarters not trimesters which makes grade reporting come around very quickly. I am the Technology Integration Specialist for the school and I think it would be fun to create school-wide challenges. How would I manage keeping track of posts from 3000+ students? Yes it is a big school. I have to think about how to adjust this idea for such a big school.
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thank you!
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Thanks.
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I just shared this to my FB wall! I love the blogging challenge. I have been looking for a way to integrate blogging into my lessons and this has been a great spring board. Looking forward to developing a model and putting this to work! I think my students will love it!
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