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10 tips for students to keep in mind when using social media

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January 14, 2014 By: Lisa Nielsen

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I was excited to be asked to share ideas about effective social media use for young people with Student Voice. Student Voice is a student-run and non-partisan, not-for-profit organization focusing on issues such as dropout rates, student achievement, and workforce readiness. Student Voice was created as a result of the research-based belief that all these issues will be improved with student voices in the classroom and in society. 

In addition to their face-to-face work, Student Voice is also well-positioned to address these issues with a digital platform.  Knowing how to use social media effectively is an important part of this work.  You can check out these ten tips by clicking the caption on the thumbnail below. 

Tips for Social Media
 
 

Lisa Nielsen writes for and speaks to audiences across the globe about learning innovatively and is frequently covered by local and national media for her views on “Passion (not data) Driven Learning,” "Thinking Outside the Ban" to harness the power of technology for learning, and using the power of social media to provide a voice to educators and students. Ms. Nielsen has worked for more than a decade in various capacities to support learning in real and innovative ways that will prepare students for success. In addition to her award-winning blog, The Innovative Educator, Ms. Nielsen’s writing is featured in places such as Huffington Post, Tech & Learning, ISTE Connects, ASCD Wholechild, MindShift, Leading & Learning, The Unplugged Mom, and is the author the book Teaching Generation Text.

 

Disclaimer: The information shared here is strictly that of the author and does not reflect the opinions or endorsement of her employer.

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