Social media is everywhere… but the classroom? EdTech company Front Row Education, Inc. recently asked 1,000 K-8 teachers how they are using social media personally, professionally and as a communication tool with parents and students. Here are some of their key findings: Social media is not widely used to communicate with students or parents One […]
School and university administrators are starting to appreciate these services as an effective tool to improve campus security and identify at-risk individuals.
Colleges should discover and apply new ways to encourage positive student engagement with social media rather than punishing them for using it to speak their minds.
In order to sharpen students’ social media skills and prepare students for “real world” social media, the Missouri School of Journalism is instituting a class on social media.
Colleges across the world utilize social media to demonstrate their sympathy and support for France after the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday, November 13, 2015.
Sherry Boyd reveals how app smashing and teaching apps boosted engagement in her hybrid classes during the NUTN 2015 conference.
Social learning networks are providing students and college pedagogies an educational boost outside the classroom by providing customized, on-demand access to tutors.
A CASE/Huron/mStoner report says social media use for fundraising in colleges is up by ten percent from last year.
According to a Business Insider article, multi-tasking is exhausting for college students, and is detrimental to producing good work, even though it is key action in today’s culture.
As social media presence grows in the classroom, colleges are seeing how it boosts and deflates college education and culture.