• Free to sign up
  • The "gold standard" for social network
  • Links friends from all over the world
  • Share photos, private messages, videos...
  • Privacy/security settings need to be well understood
  • Potential for educational purposes
  • Online games

Fear Factor

  • Challenging

Grade Level

  • 4 to 12


Applications (How can teachers and students use this educational technology?)

  • Send messages to your students and their parents
  • Create groups of contacts such as classes, teams, extra-curricular clubs
  • Send students homework, web links
  • Have students submit homework
  • Students can create groups with other students to work on projects together (they can share files when not in class)
  • Embed multimedia to use in your teaching lessons or for students to watch or listen to as homework
  • Create a professional development teacher learning team and communicate ideas and information without having to meet in person