Here’s a lesson I did today with my 9th grade students to get them thinking about social media, appropriate internet use, and cyberbullying. Materials Here is what you’ll need for this activity: Computer access for each student Projector and computer to show a video (see below) Social Media Scavenger Hunt handout either on paper or [...]
I started my blog Entrepreneurial Teaching because I believe people who think and act entrepreneurially make amazing teachers. When it comes to implementing social media in the classroom, most people who have already done so are thinking entrepreneurially, perhaps without even realizing it. I think the decision for educators to wade into social media provides [...]
What are Facebook applications? How do companies use them to access your personal information? This workshop encourages middle school students to think critically about the social network sites they use.
Are you trying to understand the buzz around social media and whether or not it can truly benefit your school? Join Antonio Viva, Associate Head of School and English teacher at Worcester Academy for a free webinar on Monday, May 18 at 3 pm ET that explores the creation of “WA Mash” and how he has successfully integrated social media into the curriculum of his Creative Writing course.
I’m happy to welcome Antonio Viva as a contributor to edSocialMedia. Antonio is the Associate Head of School at Worcester Academy in Worcester, MA, where he previously served as CIO. He is a self described “tech savvy zen Daddio,” and is an early champion of using social media in the classroom. Antonio brings an experienced [...]