Social Networks are Real Life

December 1, 2009

Our students are attracted to and use social networks. Where does this fit in at school?

Thinking questions, deep questions with no simple, “correct” answer, are the kinds of questions our students will be challenged with throughout their life. These are also great questions to put out to a student social network.  Student motivation and interest + a bit of teacherly guidance will have students thinking, writing and communicating at the top pointy part of the bloom’s taxonomy.

 

For more info, see: Multimedia & Internet@Schools Magazine: Social Media in the Classroom—For Kindergartners ! Through High Schoolers [Available Full-Text, Free].

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