Edmodo is a social networking site for teachers and students. Edmodo provides a safe and easy way for collaboration in the classroom. Make sure you read the terms of service for teachers and students before you get started.
This is a free tool and does work in real time. If you are looking for a social networking tool to engage students that has a similar feel to Twitter or Facebook, this may be the tool for you.
- Use this tool to support a backchannel discussion during lecture.
- Create an assignments and ask students to reflect