Social Studies and Social Media

Resources from my favorite TCSS session

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Attention, and Other 21st-Century Social Media Literacies

This article is all about helping students reflect on their use of social media, as well as grow their literacy skills through the use of social media:


http://er.educause.edu/~/media/files/article-downloads/erm1050.pdf

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60 Ways to Use Twitter In The Classroom

This article provides ideas on using Twitter for Communication, Organization, Resources, Writing Skills, and Exercises:


http://www.teachthought.com/the-future-of-learning/technology/60-ways-to-use-twitter-in-the-classroom-by-category/
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Chat It Up: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Twitter Chats but Were Afraid to Ask

After reading this article, I committed to participate in the district's weekly Twitter chat - and it was fun!


https://www.academia.edu/5780382/Chat_it_up_Everything_you_wanted_to_know_about_Twitter_chats_but_were_afraid_to_ask

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Democratic Twittering: Microblogging for a More Participatory Social Studies