What Parents Should Know About Ask.FM

This week continues my regular series "What Parents Should Know." This week's entry was prompted by recent events.  Have something you’re wondering about? Send me a message and I’ll do my best to find an answer: info@joshgunderson.com Following the August 2 suicide of Hannah Smith, parents have become very concerned about their kids using the … Continue reading What Parents Should Know About Ask.FM

Social Networking in the Classroom: Blogging, Part 1

A few weeks ago I introduced my new series "Social Networking in the Classroom" and the response has been inspiring! In the introduction to the series, I weighed the pros and cons of integrating social networking in the classroom. In the following weeks I discussed Facebook followed by Twitter. This week's topic? Blogging! This week's … Continue reading Social Networking in the Classroom: Blogging, Part 1

Social Networking in the Classroom: Twitter

Over the past two week's I've been introducing ideas for how to integrate social networking in the classroom. This week we'll continue the discussion with the micro-blogging site- Twitter! When it comes to social networks, Twitter is probably one of the least complex. Created and launched in 2006, Twitter is a micro-blogging site that allows … Continue reading Social Networking in the Classroom: Twitter

Social Networking in the Classroom: An Introduction

With more and more schools moving towards having a 1:2:1 environment, educators are trying to find the best ways into incorporate popular social networking sites into the educational environment. This entry marks the first in a weekly series to give teachers some ideas on how these web sites can be used in the classroom. Today, … Continue reading Social Networking in the Classroom: An Introduction