- Education Dive's brief explains:
• Since Periscope, Twitter’s live streaming app, launched in March, educators have found ways to use the social media tool for instructional purposes.
• For example, teachers can use it take videos of important historical sites in order to conduct virtual field trips for students.
• It can also work as a professional development tool, with teachers using it, for example, to watch talks or conferences they can't attend.
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- eSchool News reports "5 things you should know:"
• It’s easy to use.
• Schools are getting creative with it.
• Privacy is a big concern.
• Some see Periscope videos as “disposable.”
• It won’t be right for every situation.
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- And GPB blog has “Top 10 EdTech Tips: Connecting With Periscope,” including:
• Streaming live from the classroom
• Visiting classrooms virtually
• Generating engagement
• Taking virtual field trips
• Recording live performances
• Assisting with homework
• Reaching absent students
• Opening lines of communication
• Connecting with other students on a global level
• Soliciting input or feedback
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