BRAIN Journal-Participative Teaching with Mobile Devices and Social Networks for K-12 Children-Figure 7. The projects's Twitter page for educational and research micro-blogging

2019-07-29T08:18:54Z (GMT) by Livia Stefan Dragos Gheorghiu

The fourth stage was the use of social media to build a social learning network based on content and experience sharing and creation. The following web 2.0 services were used as a distributed platform able to support our experimental learning system: a) Panoramio ( (Figure 6) as a geo-referenced photo-sharing service over Google Maps and Google Earth for sharing project’s essential results; b) Twitter ( (Figure 7), as a social network and micro-blogging service for short announcements and comments; c) Google+ ( (Figure 8), as a platform for sharing and tagging multiple content (photo, video), blogging and video chatting service with the recent Google Hangout, for sharing educational content; d) Google Drive (Levin, 2013) for cloud storage and collaborative document editing. We also created a YouTube channel for public distribution of video content (, (Rusu et al., 2013) and a Facebook page of Vădastra School (ădastra).