Social Media

Business Education Classroom

OBEA Spring Conference - Session D12

The effective use of social media is an important part of today's classrooms. The advantages to the use of social media also comes with some distinct disadvantages / cautions. The Ontario College of Teachers Professional Advisory on the use of Electronic Communications and Social Media will be a topic of discussion. An overview of an education-friendly free social networking system for education, Edmodo will be presented as an alternative that meets the needs of students, teachers, and parents for social media in Business Education classrooms. Specific examples of the use of Edmodo in Business Education classrooms will also be discussed.

OBEA Spring Conference

Friday, April 20th 2012 at 10am

970 Dixon Road

Toronto, ON

Session D12