Title: Building collaborative spaces through Social Media
Presenter: Evonne Webb, Information & Online Services, Department of Education
Co-presenter: Joanne Mackie, Information & Online Services, Department of Education
Duration: 60 mins
This session will explore strategies for using social media as a professional learning tool, including establishing a clear purpose for using social media, an overview of appropriate and available social media channels, current research and case studies that exemplify best practice. Social media platforms to be addressed in this workshop includes Yammer, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
Outcomes of the workshop include:
- Building student confidence by providing opportunities for students to have a voice
- strengthening teacher and student collaboration and communication in secondary schools
- improving teacher professional knowledge and practice through an online and collaborative approach
- showcasing best practice of social media use in NSW Public Schools
Target Audience: K-12, Teachers & Executive, School Leaders, Special Education, Rural & Remote
Requirements: Smart phone, tablet or laptop would be an advantage but not essential.