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Using Blogging and Social Media as Tools for Learning

A beginners guide to using blogging and social media to engage students and provide a range of assessment opportunities

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This course is only available to be delivered in your school. To find out how we can tailor this course to fit your needs, call our in-house team on 020 8253 8241 to receive a free, no-obligation quote.

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Suitable for: Teachers in UK secondary or special schools who want to safely implement social media or blogging as a learning tool.

Phases suitable for:

  • Secondary

Course Reference: 8229WW

Blogging and social media offer many exciting opportunities for teachers looking to get students really engaged using technologies they use everyday. But often teachers can be worried about using these powerful technologies because of the potential for abuse by students. This course will show you how to address those key concerns and make social media a vital part of your teaching toolkit.

  • Understand the benefits of social media and how to apply their use in a school environment
  • Add a variety of media to blogs such as audio, video, interactivity, text and images
  • Use social media and blogs to communicate with parents, students and staff
  • Work with blogs and social media through project work providing opportunities to peer assess each others' work
  • Set policies for managing the appropriate usage of blogs and social media pages within your school
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