Is using social media in the classroom a good idea?

impact of social media in the classroom

Ever thought of using social media as an educational tool in your classroom? Maybe now is the time. It is a great tool that can enrich the learning experience and improve communication. Form a deeper connection between your school and students. For instance, students can be updated with events and happenings through the school’s social media profile. We look into ways how using social media in the classroom can be helpful in the classroom.

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The impact social media has on your students – the pros and cons

how social media impacts your students, both the positive and negative

Social media has been around for some time. It allows users to post or react to content posted online. Many, if not most, students have access to a variety of different platforms. Some popular social media networks are Twitter, Instagram, SnapChat, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and recently TikTok. More new platforms are emerging as we speak.

It is without a doubt that social media is great for news and entertainment. However, like all other things, has its pros and cons. Today we will be discussing the impacts of social media in the classroom, both the good and the bad. 

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How important is digital literacy for your students in today’s online world?

digital literacy and how important it is for your students

With the online world growing, it is important that your students understand digital literacy. Preparing them for the skills they need to know in order to use technology safely and responsibly is a must. 

The rise of edtech and the internet has opened up a new world that brings a lot of benefits. Especially to those that may not have had such opportunities before. It can empower and educate students, leading them to a path that is forever changing. Thus they will constantly be learning to stay on top. 

In recent years, technology has become so advanced that we need it in every aspect of our lives. Helping to teach your students to be digitally literate will not only help them through their studies but will carry on into their work life. 

Let’s start at the very beginning with the question, what is digital literacy?

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7 new digital tools that can help the education industry today

digital tools like e-learning used for education

Technology has been making its way and changing our lives for the better. Especially in the teaching industry, education technology has been tremendously increasing. More innovations and enhanced developments are being introduced to us with every passing day. It is interesting to see what the new year has in store. 

Recently the Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) 2022 showcased some new digital tools the education sector can use today. Technology helps the faculty and students in how they learn, especially in today’s world.

Here are some of the digital tools we thought you would definitely want to look into!

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Thank You for Attending our Webinar on Engaging Students and Parents!

We would like to thank all those who attended our webinar on Engaging Students and Parents. We hope that you gained a lot of useful information and enjoyed your time with us.

We had fun showing off our Class Discussion feature during the webinar

We sent out a follow-up email along with a survey form to all registrants. We would appreciate it if you could fill-in and return the survey form to us. Your comments and suggestions will help us improve future webinars. If you were unable to attend and/or would like a copy of the recording, please let us know by checking off the appropriate box in the survey form.

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If you have further questions, you can reach out to us via our Live Chat Support or email us directly at support@quickschools.com. We also have various how-to guides and answers to FAQs available in our Help Center.

We hope that you will decide to join us in our April webinar – Connecting to Prospective Students and Families. This webinar is scheduled for April 21st, and we will be focusing on our Admissions and Online Forms module. Registration will be opening soon!