Social Media in Education

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Social Media in Education by Mind Map: Social Media in Education

1. Cons

1.1. 1.) Allows cyberbullying to take effect

1.1.1. Students don't consider consequences online

1.1.2. Messaging rude/harsh comments

1.1.3. Crude comments about student work

1.2. 2.) Internet can contain disturbing images

1.2.1. Advertisements

1.2.2. Pop-up videos

1.3. 3.) Discourages face-to-face communication

1.3.1. Email access

1.3.2. Less interaction

1.4. 4.) Students can become sidetracked and tempted to explore for leisure

1.4.1. Internet control is not as big of an issue, but still possible (Webkins/CoolMath/Game Sites

1.5. 5.) Internet can become addicting

1.6. 6.) Can waste time

1.6.1. Internet connection issues

1.6.2. Trouble with technology items

1.7. 7.) Can express reason for downward evolution in language

1.7.1. Use of slang

1.7.2. Overuse of informal talk

1.8. 8.) Can cause depression and lack of social skills

1.8.1. Students become introverts from lack of physical communication

1.8.2. Issues solving real world problems

2. Apps that Students Can Use

2.1. Kahoot

2.2. Google

2.2.1. Hangout

2.2.1.1. Docs

2.2.1.1.1. Classroom

2.3. MonkeySurvey

2.4. Clicker

2.5. Remind!

2.6. Plickers

2.7. Padlet

2.8. ClassDojo

2.9. Piktochart

2.10. Powtoon

2.11. Prezi

3. Incorporating & accounting for Social Media in Education | Harry Dyer | TEDxNorwichED

4. Pros

4.1. 1.) Engages students in the topic

4.1.1. Students enjoy technology

4.1.2. Active Learning (Piaget)

4.2. 2.) Promotes cooperative learning

4.2.1. Students share files (Google)

4.2.2. Students can peer review (Google Docs)

4.3. 3.) Encourages student choice with technology

4.3.1. Encourages less pencil-paper work

4.4. 4.) Teaches students networking tools/skills

4.4.1. Formal communication skills

4.4.2. Proper emailing skills

4.4.3. Sharing interest with internet sites/articles

4.5. 5.) Encourages active learning

4.5.1. Expands on thoughts (Mindmap, Wordle, etc).

4.5.2. Interactive websites (Orientation Activity)

4.6. 6.) Improves communication between students and teacher

4.6.1. Discussion Boards

4.6.2. Email Access

4.6.3. Skype

4.7. 7.) Prepares students for employment responsibilities

4.7.1. Staying organized with calendar

4.7.2. Staying organized with email

4.8. 8.) Enhances technical skills

4.8.1. Use of Apps

4.8.2. Strength with WiFi/Internet connection

4.9. 9.) Provides teacher opportunities to clear misconceptions within students

4.9.1. Discussion Boards

4.9.2. Post videos of examples on homework

4.10. 10.) Students can use as a planner

4.10.1. Google Calendar in Classroom

4.11. 11.) Allows students to express creativity

4.11.1. Piktochart

4.11.2. Flipgrid

4.12. 12.) Addresses student interest to teacher for improvement on lessons

4.12.1. Students explore internet to choose writing topics

4.13. 13.) Can be used to create classroom memories/scrapbook/growth meter

4.13.1. Post Instagram photos for school year

4.13.2. Promote student of the week

4.13.3. Great work posts

4.14. 14.) Use apps to integrate subjects

4.14.1. Facebook: Profile from historical figure

4.14.2. Instagram: Geography lesson: "Where in the World" using hashtags

4.14.3. Twitter: Poll for scientific hypothesis

4.14.4. Google Sites: Students create blogs for writing pieces to compare growth over year