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Social Media New Literacies Inquiry

Digital Citizenry

http://www.educationworld.com/a_tech/bringing-acceptable-use-policies-into-21st-century.shtml

http://www.marcprensky.com/writing/prensky%20-%20digital%20natives,%20digital%20immigrants%20-%20part1.pdf - Interesting article looking at students as digital natives, most adults/teachers as digital immigrants

Social Media connecting within the classroom/Connecting outside the classroom

http://www.edutopia.org/how-to-create-social-media-guidelines-school - Helpful ideas about how to create policy around social media in your school

http://gettingsmart.com/2011/12/developing-a-social-media-strategy-for-your-classroom/ - Why and how to bring social media into the classroom

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http://www.teachhub.com/social-media-classroom - Why use social media and how to create guidelines and trust

http://education.mit.edu/papers/GamesSimsSocNets_EdArcade.pdf - Digital gaming in the classroom

http://www.techlearning.com/features/0039/being-social-how-social-media-can-transform-your-school-classrooms/53437 -Practical suggestions to transform your classroom

http://www.emergingedtech.com/2011/06/7-reasons-to-leverage-social-networking-tools-in-the-classroom/ - Justification, support, encouragement for using social media into the classroom

New Literacies

The New Media Literacies. These competencies are our responsibility: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pEHcGAsnBZE

Digital Literacy, Big Thinker Series with videos and articles: http://www.edutopia.org/nichole-pinkard-digital-literacy-video

EBSCO Host Research article report: Towards a critical, worldly literacy. It has some excellent points about the changing and forever altered aspects of literacy (now saved, public and able to influence and perpetually alter future cultural practices): http://web.ebscohost.com/ehost/detail?sid=91908070-5d05-4bc5-a99d-dd463ce3f7f4%40sessionmgr111&vid=1&hid=120&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZSZzY29wZT1zaXRl#db=aph&AN=6629784

Cons/Pitfalls

Social Media in Education: Pros and Cons. It's more than just establishing a platform. It must be utilized purposefully and continuously: http://edtechreview.in/index.php/news/news/e-learning/268-socia-media-in-education-pros-cons

Pros and Cons, such as cyber bullying, distracted thinking, discouraging face to face: http://ols.syr.edu/archives/780

SJ article: How Students are not using their technology smartly: http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2013/01/k-12/high-school-students-use-cell-phones-in-class-but-not-for-schoolwork-says-study/

Pros/Necessity

A Review of School-Based Initiatives in Media Literacy Education http://abs.sagepub.com/content/48/1/42.short

Social Media in classroom for necessary future preparation: http://www.teachthought.com/social-media/using-social-media-in-the-classroom-for-real-world-learning/

How social constructivist theory informs the positives of social media: http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/study-suggests-social-media-has-place-in-classrooms.shtml

Designing for Learning: Excellent research on learning beyond traditional practices through digital classrooms: http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/1011/2021

Tech Horizons in the Classroom: http://thejournal.com/Home.aspx?m=2

Policies

http://www.sd79.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Technology-Plan-2008-2012.pdf - my local district's plan for technology... already expired, no new plan has been made... and some of those listed as part of it have little to no tech expertise...

The Points of Inquiry http://bctf.ca/bctla/pub/documents/Points%20of%20Inquiry/PointsofInquiry.pdf

From Chalkboard to Wall -- Managing the Benefits of School-Sanctioned Social Media Use: Policy recommendations http://www.educationworld.com/a_admin/admin/admin610.shtml

How it's used, how it CAN be used

http://www.emeraldinsight.com/books.htm?chapterid=17063431 - going beyond the traditional essay - Article on transforming learning through new technologies, some nice quotes about increased achievement and required skills

Social Media Use in the United States: Implications for Health Communication http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2802563/

Learning, Teaching, and Scholarship in a Digital Age http://edr.sagepub.com/content/38/4/246.short - digital disconnect, competencies, socially relevant, connection to communities VERY USEFUL ARTICLE

http://www.emeraldinsight.com/books.htm?chapterid=17077014&show=html - excellent quote on page four about challenging curriculum and dominant thinking

http://www.emeraldinsight.com/books.htm?chapterid=17063427 - some interesting connections of social networking and digital skills to Bloom's Taxonomy

http://www.emeraldinsight.com/books.htm?chapterid=17077816 - good questions to ask yourself... what do you wish to accomplish by using the new tech, why are considering change, etc.

http://educationnext.org/game-changer/ - didn't you know, we've been using social media for centuries!

http://educationnext.org/all-a-twitter-about-education/ - taking twitter and changing the world

Teaching students the difference between a tweet that says, "it's stupid that we don't have a skateboard park" to teaching them to connect with others with similar concern, targeting specific people who could help change this (such as mayor, parks people, etc.) - using it for change, not complaint

http://delivery.acm.org/10.1145/1350000/1341557/p183-agichtein.pdf?ip=128.189.196.140&acc=ACTIVE%20SERVICE&key=C2716FEBFA981EF1540EC9F2CAB99E8097466289F2EF66D1&CFID=346329551&CFTOKEN=33880683&__acm__=1373485065_594a216f41c188d2d7d640f664f6efa7

http://klassbloggarna.se/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/%C3%85kerlund-Dan-2011-Social-media-in-the-classroom-T%C3%B6nsberg.pdf

http://scholar.google.ca/scholar?start=10&q=social+media+in+the+classroom&hl=en&as_sdt=0,5