This week I started a social network. No, I am not trying to be the next Mark Zuckerberg. I have no desire for a billion users. The nine who already signed up are enough for me. This week’s assignment for my Educational Technology class was to create our own social network.The trouble I've always had with social networking is that it seems to take up a lot of time that could be better spent accomplishing in other ways. It just seems strange to me when I watch other people lives taken…Continue
As an educator,don’t you ever wonder if your students are actually listening to you or if they understand the message that you are trying to convey? Do you speak their language? Do they speak yours? Well thanks to Edmodo, a free and safe social network for K12 education, you can all speak the same language! Edmodo.com is a free (yes, I am repeating that again!), secure, social learning platform for teachers, students, schools and districts.
Using Edmodo teachers can create a…
Added by Hanna Shekhter on February 27, 2012 at 11:54pm — No Comments
After recently finishing a most fabulous program on Ed. Tech. through Yeshiva University-IUSP and the generosity of the Jim Joseph Foundation I was ready to roll up my sleeves and showcase some of my new found abilities; I wanted to teach a paperless digital class. To a lot of people the idea of a paperless digital class is not realistic. Not all students have laptops or mobile…Continue
Added by Meir Wexler on November 20, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments
Whew! Was I tired! It was hard to believe that I could have been suffering from post conference exhaustion when I spent the day sitting at my dining room table, but it’s true. Last Wednesday, I spent the day conversing with 400+ people from around the world and expanding my mind at Edmodocon. The online conference, run by and about the education social network platform Edmodo, was really quite the marathon…Continue
Added by Dov Emerson on August 15, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments
When first hearing of it some people have difficulty appreciating how social networking platforms can be used in more ways than posting you just ‘brushed your teeth with new whitener’ or ‘ going to DSW to get some new uggs’. For business people social networking are powerful marketing and connecting vehicles. In the education world social networking can be summed up in two-words: Think-Tank.
For educators social networking is like being…
Added by Meir Wexler on June 5, 2011 at 5:22pm — No Comments