10 Ways Social Media Can Improve Writing (on @InnovativeEdu)

As hall of fame baseball player, Babe Ruth said, “Yesterday’s home runs won’t win tomorrow’s games.” To level up writing, we need to take advantage of the out-of-the park features and capabilities that social media inspired concepts give writing instruction.

Innovative Educator Lisa Nielson

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Most of us know how it feels to write an exciting Facebook status update or a powerful tweet. Without delay, we know the impact of our words as they are retweeted, commented on, and liked (or ignored.) With this in mind, it stands to reason that students want a response too. Paper essays that are only seen by the teacher with a wastebasket as their final destiny are a needless waste of time and potential. Writing can be so much more exciting and it isn’t that hard to do.

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Notably, social media is impacting writing in the classroom in ten powerful ways. You don’t have to be on social media (or even like it)  to feel the lift social media concepts can give writing in your classroom, as I share in my new book  Reinventing Writing released just this month.

10 Ways Social Media Has Reinvented Writing and Tips to Benefit Students

Social Media Impact #1 – Connect with an Audience.

Research shows that audience improves student writing effort and work. It makes sense, writers want meaning…

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You’ll see me sharing views and thoughts based upon the two years of research and work that went into my new book, Reinventing Writing. To see how to get it click here.

When I write in other places, I do like to share the links here on my blog for all of you faithful readers. I’m doing this as part of sharing the news about how we can improve writing far and wide. Thank you for adding me to your PLN.

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