advertisement

Social Media Education: Making Relevant Connections- The Lanyard

100 %
0 %
advertisement
Information about Social Media Education: Making Relevant Connections- The Lanyard
Education

Published on March 15, 2014

Author: ncmsa

Source: slideshare.net

Description

Social Media Education: Making Relevant Connections
This session spotlights sharing model lessons for social science areas. Example lessons connect middle level students with common core curriculum through incorporations of relevant and meaningful selections of popular media. Mini-lessons display how educators can utilize 21st century technology to encourage student involvement while learning both content and media literacy.
advertisement

Social Media Education: Making Relevant Connections North Carolina Association of Middle Level Education Conference 2014 Presenter: Alyssa Hogan- Appalachian State University - Boone, NC Email: hoganas@email.appstate.edu The Lanyard by Billy Collins The other day as I was ricocheting slowly off the blue walls of this room bouncing from typewriter to piano from bookshelf to an envelope lying on the floor, I found myself in the "L" section of the dictionary where my eyes fell upon the word, Lanyard. No cookie nibbled by a French novelist could send one more suddenly into the past. A past where I sat at a workbench at a camp by a deep Adirondack lake learning how to braid thin plastic strips into a lanyard. A gift for my mother. I had never seen anyone use a lanyard. Or wear one, if that's what you did with them. But that did not keep me from crossing strand over strand again and again until I had made a boxy, red and white lanyard for my mother. She gave me life and milk from her breasts, and I gave her a lanyard She nursed me in many a sick room, lifted teaspoons of medicine to my lips, set cold facecloths on my forehead then led me out into the airy light and taught me to walk and swim and I in turn presented her with a lanyard. "Here are thousands of meals" she said, "and here is clothing and a good education." "And here is your lanyard," I replied, "which I made with a little help from a counselor." "Here is a breathing body and a beating heart, strong legs, bones and teeth and two clear eyes to read the world." she whispered. "And here," I said, "is the lanyard I made at camp." "And here," I wish to say to her now, "is a smaller gift. Not the archaic truth, that you can never repay your mother, but the rueful admission that when she took the two-toned lanyard from my hands, I was as sure as a boy could be that this useless worthless thing I wove out of boredom would be enough to make us even."

Add a comment

Related presentations

Related pages

Social Media in Education: Resource Toolkit | Edutopia

... and videos aims to help educators deploy social-media tools to ... and Community Connections; Social Media for ... Social Networking ...
Read more

Social Media and Nurses: Promising or Perilous?

Use social media wisely and ... Social media can enable professional connections and ... or students on social networking sites, and making judgments ...
Read more

Social Media for Teachers: Guides, Resources, and Ideas ...

Social media can provide great tools for education. Yet, many teachers remain ... increasing engagement and making classroom learning relevant and ...
Read more

How Students Benefit From Using Social Media - Edudemic

A look at four ways students benefit from using social media ... Connections. Social media ... see social media as an unprecedented boon to education.
Read more

Social Media Use in Nursing Education - American Nurses ...

... use of social technologies within education, ... Social Media Use in Nursing Education. ... media advantage: How making connections and ...
Read more

Social Networks: What Maslow Misses | Psychology Today

None of Maslow’s needs can be met without social connection. ... and education, however, insights from social networks ... Social media allows ...
Read more

Social media - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Social media are computer ... social media as a way of making their message ... an important resource for social connection was diminished by ...
Read more

Social Networking in Education Wiki - Wikia

Privacy and Social Networks; Wikis in Plain English; U of M study uncovers educational benefits of Myspace; ... == Welcome to Social Networking in Education.
Read more