AIM OF THIS SESSION: to join and explore at least one social network that will be useful for your professional development

How do you network?
How do your students network?

TASK 1:
Explore the following site and then we will answer the following questions as a group:

Hanyu Laoshi

  1. What is a social network? Other than ning, what examples can you think of?
  2. What can you do on a social network?
  3. Describe 5 features of the Hanyu Laoshi network, commenting on why they are useful

TASK 2:
  • Join up to Hanyu Laoshi, add friends, then report back ways a ning network could be used with students.

IDEAS FOR USING A NING NETWORK WITH STUDENTS:



Networking project for students:
technoChinese

Ning network used for trip to China
Gariwerd Program


Some other networks that are worth joining and exploring:
technoLanguages
Me.edu.au
Classroom 2.0
The Global Education Collaborative
Teachers Connecting
Smartboard Revolution