Art of Persuasive Tweeting
Students self-select political issues, apply skills of persuasive writing and tweet their views to a politician involved in policymaking.
This lesson uses Pinterest to show students the mark that Roman culture has left on their own lives and communities.
Is It or Isn’t It?
Students will learn how to understand the nonverbals missing in online interaction and develop an identity they can be proud of.
Who Discovered America?
Students take an informed position, make an analytical argument via podcast using Audacity and post to SoundCloud.
Elastic Class LessonsCombining social media with instruction opens up whole new worlds and digital lives for students. Elastic Class Lessons take traditional and required subject matter and add a twist of social media to create unique and inspired learning experiences. Read more
What We DoWe strategically and creatively add social media to classroom instruction. We visit schools to educate about social media. We stretch classroom walls and students' minds. Read more
Who We AreElastic Class was founded by an award-winning Advanced Placement teacher and a communications professional - both sharing a passion for technology and how social media constantly influences the world. Read more
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From The Blog
Need to inform students about your school’s social media policy? Combine engagement and education using this step-by-step Prezi.
Social media presentations are sadly still focused on the basics. Audience members are at fault…and should demand more.
Five examples of how social media’s ever-changing nature complicates professional use – and tips to deal with it.