Sunday, March 23, 2014

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Today's voicethread is all about how I use social media directly within my classroom.  Walled gardens or closed ecosystems that are used by our educational systems to try to control information and access to the web are done with good intent, however, I believe that any learning envirorment can benefit from using social media approapriately.  Let's open the walls and teach the students.


               

Resources:

John Benson. "Social media in the classroom: Why and how to use it | Voxxi." 2013. 23 Mar. 2014  
http://voxxi.com/2013/07/17/social-media-in-the-classroom-benefits/
"Social Media In Classroom Has Benefits | Dominican University." 2013. 23 Mar. 2014 http://www.dominicanu.com/social-media-in-classroom-benefits/