Tag Archives : Social Media

Bringing Down Classroom & School Walls With Technology

Episode 005: Bringing Down Walls With Technology  Josh Stumpenhorst 2012 Illinois Teacher of the Year Twitter: @stumpteacher On the program this week, Teachers of the Year Radio welcomes Josh Stumpenhorst, a junior high Language Arts and Social Science teacher from Lincoln Junior High School in Naperville, IL, who is the 2012 Illinois Teacher of the Year. In […]

ASCC 03: High School Biology Students Capture Breath-Taking Microscope Images With Smartphone Cameras

This third featured post in A Series of Classroom Connections comes to us from the high school biology classroom of Liz Michaels at Grosse Pointe North High School.  In my high school Biology, Physiology and Microbiology classes, it is expected that all students have the ability to use a microscope and analyze what is being observed underneath it. Never before have […]

ASCC 02: How Social Media Can Fuel Learning In the Classroom

This second featured post in A Series of Classroom Connections comes to us from the middle school life skills classroom of Taylor Barczyk at Brownell Middle School. When tapping into the life of a middle school students, it is apparent that they are constantly on their mobile devices. Parents, teachers, and others regularly wonder, “what are they doing?” They […]

How Much Do People #LoveTeaching? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Last Month, educators from around the world collaborated on a campaign to share what they love about teaching during the week of Valentine’s Day. The results are in and the impact on social media shows the project was a┬átremendous success. Over the past few years, education has had its share of challenges to overcome. From […]

The Social Media 411 For Parents, Educators, & Students [GUIDE] 5

There are numerous websites and mobile apps that allow users to create an account, share content, and connect with others. ‘Social network’ is the broad category to which these services belong. While the most well known of the social networks is likely Facebook, teens have been slowly making an exodus away from Facebook as more […]