Beyond Facebook: Other Social Networks1. Twitter and Facebook may grab the headlines in social networking, but there are many other social networks. Social networks are online communities created around interests with people-to-people recommendations and communication. These specialized social networks allow like-minded users to find and interact with one another, but it is important for educators to use these networks cautiously. In this Thing, we'll take a look at some of these networks and the best ways for using them.
The Teachers' Guide to Social Media
My Five Best Social Networking Tips
Three Social Networks Teachers Should Try Out
Pinterest for Teachers
- Classroom 2.0 Ning
- Teacher Librarian Ning
- Bake Space
- Open Source Food
- Tasty Kitchen
- What did you discover about the best uses of social networking for educators?
- Are you a member of any online communities besides Facebook and Twitter?
- Are any of these social networks appealing to you?
- What did you find that was interesting and that you might use later?