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Education 2.0

2.0 Social Networking and Education U.S. Students & social networking: 96% 30% 59% of students who use social networking talk about education-related topics online; more than 50 percent talk specifically about schoolwork. of students with Internet access report using social networking technologies such as chatting. texting. blogging, and visiting online communities. of students have their own blogs, and more than one in six say they add to the blogs they've created at least weekly. Popular social networking tools used in schools: twikter! You T! "There has been explosive growth in creative and authoring activities by students on social networking sites in recent years." -National School Boards Association How schools are encouraging social networking in the classroom: The percentage of U.S school districts who... Have student web site programs Are involved in creating or maintaining wikis 69% 22% Have students participate in online pen pal or other international programs Have a teacher/principal online community 46% 27% Say at least half of their staff members participate in social networking for educational purposes Have students and/or instructor-run blogs 35% 59% "Social networking tools give teens meaningful ways to use and improve reading and writing skills.. –Young Adult Library Services Association More than just penpals: 66% In an NSBA survey nearly With web sites such as IEARN. online half said their schools participate in online collaborative projects with other schools. collaborative learning has reached a new level. A non-profit network of teachers and youths from 30,000 schools and organizations, ¡EARN is active in over 66% of the world's countries. Based on a Grunwald Associates survey of 1,277 nine-to-17-year-old students: 1,039 parents and 250 school district leaders throughout the United States. SOURCES: SOCIALCAST NATIONAL SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION (NSBA) TECHNEWSDAILY.COM GRUNWALD ASSOCIATES LLC > NPR.COM WIYIPELIA! skype! WORDPRESS O slideshare facebook BloGs (National School Boards Association)

Education 2.0

shared by kcatoto on Jan 24
This infographic looks at how educators are encouraging students to engage in social media, and how the education and social media sectors are being integrated to create a whole new way of learning.


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