Hawker Brownlow Education

Connected Librarians: Tap Social Media to Enhance Professional Development and Student Learning

Author: Nikki Roberston

Availability: In Stock

Code: IST3660

ISBN: 9781760563660

No of Pages: 154

Publish date: 20/06/2018

Price: $34.95

Description

Once taboo in schools, the use of social media has become
essential, providing schools with opportunities for outreach, advocacy and
more. Today it’s often the responsibility of librarians to model the proper use
of social media for students. Connected
Librarians: Tap Social Media to Enhance Professional Development and Student
Learning
offers insights into the possibilities and obstacles of this
exciting but sometimes challenging topic, including practical ideas for making
the most of social media in your school library. This informative guide is the
professional development tool librarians need to understand how to effectively
use social media to improve student learning.


 

This book will:



  • Demonstrate how to model responsible social media use to manage
    issues of privacy and anonymity within social media sites and apps.

  • Share advice on securing buy-in from school administration and
    parents for using social media with the school.

  • Show how to leverage social media tools to encourage reading and
    writing through interactive displays, scavenger hunts, fan fiction and more.

  • Demonstrate how to use social media as a powerful tool to build
    your own professional learning network.

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