Tagged: Web 2.0
Last March, I wrote a blog post about the general benefits of social networking in the classroom, and I briefly described a few tools like Edmodo. Since then, I’ve had the time to delve even deeper into educational social networking and, specifically, Edmodo. I’ve introduced the site to a number of teachers, who have each used it to transform their classrooms in various ways. After seeing what the site can do, I know that when I return to the classroom, Edmodo will be the first thing I implement.
But for the average teacher without extensive technology experience, the ed-tech world can be overwhelming. Even if you’re convinced of the need to integrate technology into your curriculum, where do you start? Below, I present a four-step starter guide for us digital immigrants who are trying to become fluent in 21st century technologies.