From Professor Kahlil Marrar and Assistant Professor Eric Landahl at DePaul University, this video is a great introduction, from the academic point of view, on why social media can or should be used in the classroom, but also how: "I think that our role is to sort of guide students towards seeing social networking sites as not simply this implement they can use in order to discuss ideas that do not relate to their education.

From Professor Kahlil Marrar and Assistant Professor Eric Landahl at DePaul University, this video is a great introduction, from the academic point of view, on why social media can or should be used in the classroom, but also how: "I think that our role is to sort of guide students towards seeing social networking sites as not simply this implement they can use in order to discuss ideas that do not relate to their education.

I'm a Learning Technologist. Regular readers will know I have an interest in using, and understanding how we can use, Social Media and Social Networks with students and learning. It's not just about helping students understand their 'digital footprint', or improving their digital literacy, or how their actions online can affect their employability. It is also about using the different tools and techniques for learning and Social Media and Social Networks are a valuable source

I'm a Learning Technologist. Regular readers will know I have an interest in using, and understanding how we can use, Social Media and Social Networks with students and learning. It's not just about helping students understand their 'digital footprint', or improving their digital literacy, or how their actions online can affect their employability. It is also about using the different tools and techniques for learning and Social Media and Social Networks are a valuable source

Teacher’s Assistant Pro for iPad and iPhone - One of the Best Teacher Apps Around!

Teacher’s Assistant Pro for iPad and iPhone - One of the Best Teacher Apps Around!

Teacher’s Assistant Pro was designed by a teacher for teachers to document student behavior and habits in the classroom. Easily share your documentation with parents and administration via email.

This article featuring 10 ways to use Instagram in your classroom originally appeared on Edudemic and was written by Katie Lepi.

This article featuring 10 ways to use Instagram in your classroom originally appeared on Edudemic and was written by Katie Lepi.

Edmodo Demo Video...  Edmodo is FREE...use it from you iPhone or Droid. If you are a teacher that LOVES technology in the classroom, then you have to have Edmodo!!

Edmodo Demo Video... Edmodo is FREE...use it from you iPhone or Droid. If you are a teacher that LOVES technology in the classroom, then you have to have Edmodo!!

In this film, Stephen Heppell describes his vision for schools, meeting with kids at the 'Be Very Afraid' conference, and exploring ideas for classroom design in a technology pilot school. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-Cbum-xaAg I am especially pleased with his sound-bites, like  ... "every turned-off device is a turned-off child" and "the death of education, but the dawn of learning." The other videos in the series are also worth spending a few minutes watching - '21st Century Education'…

In this film, Stephen Heppell describes his vision for schools, meeting with kids at the 'Be Very Afraid' conference, and exploring ideas for classroom design in a technology pilot school. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-Cbum-xaAg I am especially pleased with his sound-bites, like ... "every turned-off device is a turned-off child" and "the death of education, but the dawn of learning." The other videos in the series are also worth spending a few minutes watching - '21st Century Education'…

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