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The Connected Educator: Develop your PLN (Online)

Ended Aug 5, 2020
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This course helps teachers tap the educational potential of social media tools for your classroom. Participants will learn how tools like Twitter, Pinterest, Teaching Channel, Google +, Facebook, and more can be incorporated into your classroom. Along the way, participants will explore strategies for using social media tools to challenge and engage students, as well as improve parent-student-teacher communication.

Credit: 1 USBE or 1 SUU Credit
Course Type: Online
Course Level: Beginner
Cost: Free to Utah Educators
Endorsement Category: Digital Teaching and Learning

Expected Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:

  • Learn an effective strategy for incorporating social media into your classroom
  • Develop a PLN of educators
  • Participate in a community of discussion on educational topics using Twitter
  • Create a Personal Technology Plan using LinkedIn that demonstrates understanding of the teaching principles explored in the workshop

Final Assessment
create a personal technology plan using elements from the various weeks of our class.

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