Digital Learning

Making Science Social

Kane Chapman, science teacher at Peacehaven Community School in East Sussex, has found social media channels are boosting students’ interest and understanding of his subject. He began by using Twitter to showcase exemplary pieces of his students’ work and is now pioneering Snapchat, the mobile image and messaging app, as a revision tool. e-Learning Update issue 63/64
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Young people consume huge amounts of information on social media, constantly scrolling from one thing to the next.  I thought that if I could scatter some bite-sized nuggets of science into their streams then it might help to get some important messages through to them.

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