How do you use social media in your classroom? In this episode, we explore how our favorite social media platforms can act as inspiration for student projects. You’ll also hear how students can create graphics, write captions, and record videos related to their coursework with student projects inspired by social media!
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Tips for Student Projects
- Try a “Caption This” activity.
- Make a carousel of tips.
- Share quick info with a short video.
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