Join Kevin Kelly for an in-depth discussion in this video Using ReadWriteThink or Facebook to construct timelines, part of Social Media in the Classroom.
- Timelines are effective tools for learning.…History and politics are obvious places to start.…But students can also use Timelines…to Outline the steps of a process,…Place events in a novel or film,…Humanize historical figures by putting their work…in the context of their lives…and the world events that influenced them,…Document cultural trends, and more.…ReadWriteThink has an easy-to-use Timeline tool.…Let's say you assign your students to work outside of class…to create a process Timeline…to list and describe the phases of mitosis.…
They just enter their Name,…the Project Title,…and click Start.…Then they just click on the Timeline to start.…We'll add a label for maybe Interphase,…Chromosomes duplicate.…Done.…We could add another one for Prophase and so on.…
A student can go through this process…until they're finished.…When they're ready, they click the Finish button…in the bottom right-hand corner.…If they're like me and they haven't finished yet,…they can Save a Draft.…If they're ready to create a Final version,…
- Moving from social networking to "social netlearning"
- Balancing social media with in-class activities
- Creating social media guidelines
- Using Twitter for polls
- Using Facebook for student-generated test questions
- Connecting to real-world scenarios and people
- Using ReadWriteThink and Facebook to construct timelines
- Using Flickr and YouTube to collect student fieldwork
- Showcasing student work in online portfolios
Skill Level Intermediate
Classroom Management Fundamentalswith Aaron Quigley52m 41s Beginner
1. Using Social Media for Learning
2. Social Media in the Classroom
3. Social Media Outside the Classroom
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