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Creating social learning experiences

As you start using social media in the classroom, it's really important to understand the concept of the hashtag. Now a hashtag is just a word or an un-spaced phrase starting with a pound or number sign. This makes the word or phrase searchable. So for example, on the screen I've used a pound sign in front of the word hashtag. If I included this inside of a post, whether it be on Facebook or twitter, and then I go into a Google search, and I search for hashtag. My post because it contains this particular word, with this symbol in front of it, will now be included in those search results.

One of the most common places the hashtag is used is on Twitter. When I'm in Twitter and I'm making a post, sometimes there's certain words inside the post that I want people to be able to search for. And so I'll put a pound sign or a number sign in front of them. Or maybe at the end of my post, I say, I want this to be available for teachers, and so I'll put a pound sign and then write the...

Creating social learning experiences
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Creating social learning experiences provides you with in-depth training on Education + Elearning. Taught by Aaron Quigley as part of the Teacher Tips

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