Social Media and Education

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Here are some tools worth investigating.  We are already using some in our classroom.

 

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Evidence that PBL Works | Edutopia.

As I start another year in Global Virtual Classroom and my students share discoveries with dozens of global partners, it is good to hear a bit of validation from a credible source.  In a data-driven environment of programmed curricula, perhaps this will help.  I thought the excitement, the engagement of my students, and rising test scores would be enough, but it wasn’t.  Thanks for the boost, Edutopia.


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