Education-Focused Social Networking
Social networking is a much maligned concept in education, often steeped in misapprehension and unsubstantiated fears about online safety and privacy. There are many tools that allow you and your students to create safe, private and-centered social networks. Here are top 10 educational social networking websites for teachers:
The epic-ed community is designed to empower educators such as administrators, teachers, instructional technology facilitators, and chief technology officers as they make the digital transition in their schools and districts.
G.A.M.E is an online synchronous gaming community of global educators . This network of educators helps in developing curriculum, offers online open courses, webinars and F2F presentations on the opportunities and deeper learning that takes place in games.
IT4ALL is a huge network with followers and graduates of Moodle for Teacher (M4T) workshops. The members of IT4ALL contribute to the success of the workshops and the learning community. The workshops at IT4ALL are facilitated by educators who follow a relationship-based collaborative learning approach where participants become active learners. Active learning goes beyond active participation as teachers and students become partners of learning and learn through teaching. The rationale behind active learning is that teachers are expert learners who can facilitate the process of learning..
The SIG Virtual Environment seeks to explore all things related to education in virtual environments. The Group sponsors some regular events as well as some special events that come up during the year.
This is a social networking website put together to enrich the user mentality via a great deal of motivational and inspirational content. Its goal is to help individuals better their lives and achieve their goals.