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‘My Big Campus’ App Keeps Classrooms Connected
Plenty of teachers are looking for ways to bring their classrooms into the online arena, or vice versa, and My Big Campus is one handy app that could provide a secure venue for such interaction (and it's free). It may not have the same functionality as Facebook, but then, you have different goals. For example, you don't necessarily want students engaging in unfettered discourse that has nothing to do with classroom topics (your app shouldn't provide the 4-1-1 on campus parties). And playing games like FarmVille isn't likely to help your students understand the socio-economic ramifications of the agrarian revolution despite the fact that players are managing a virtual farm. In short, you're likely looking for a tool that will supplement and support the lessons taught in the classroom setting. So here are a few features that are sure to recommend this app...