Social Media

9 Courses
  • Social Media to Engage Students and Parents

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Dani Sloan

    Teachers can use social media in the classroom to engage students and parents in ways not possible without these awesome tools. This course will focus on best practices for social media in the classroom usage across many platforms.

     

  • Social Media to Grow Your Personal Learning Network

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Dani Sloan

    Your Personal Learning Network, or PLN, can be very beneficial in your career in education. This course is aimed at showing teachers how to grow their Personal Learning Network using social media as well as how networking can be useful to connect with other educational professionals.

     

  • Instagram

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Dani Sloan

    Instagram is a social media outlet that allows teachers to post and share photos and videos. This tool can be useful in sharing educational experiences and keeping up with other educators.

     

  • LinkedIn

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Dani Sloan

    LinkedIn is an online social media site that has been designed for networking in the business community. The goal of the site is to allow users that have registered with the service to establish networks with other trusted professionals.

     

  • Twitter

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Dani Sloan

    Twitter is an online networking service that enables users to send and read short messages called Tweets. It is an easy way to discover the latest news related to subjects you care about.This course will focus on Twitter for teachers and to grow personal networks as well as how teachers can use Twitter to engage students and parents in your classroom activities.

     

  • Pinterest

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Dani Sloan

    Pinterest is a social networking site made of virtual pinboards. This site is a great place to discover ideas for projects, interests, lessons, etc. on any subject imaginable. There are many educational resources available on this Social Media site.

     

  • YouTube

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Stacci Barganz

    This course will take you from a basic YouTube user to a power user who is familiar with all of its features.

     

  • TweetDeck for Twitter

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Michael Hakkarinen

    TweetDeck is a free web app that allows Twitter users to manage their Tweets and Twitter feeds. Organized into customizable columns, Tweetdeck allows you to aggregate tweets from specific followers, groups, hashtags, direct messages, and more. Tweetdeck is especially useful for Twitter users who manage more than one account or like to participate in “EdChats”.

     

  • Periscope

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Sarah Thomas

    In this course, participants will learn how to maneuver the Periscope app. Periscope is a free app available for iOS and Android devices, which allows users to livestream content from a mobile device.