Daniel Yomtobian is the Founder and CEO of Advertise.com. He shows his interest to the Film Annex's initiatives in Afghanistan about building Internet classrooms by using social media. He is a though leader in the industry of online advertising and social media while he believes the importance of Education in Afghanistan and the entire region of Central Asia by supporting the Afghan Development Project to promote Education in Afghanistan.
In today's world social media is an important element for people to communicate and interact. For the students who are the significant part of the educational system to know how to use digital media not for study purposes but also to build their own online presence and start connecting with people around the word is a need.
Developing a social media guideline, establishing courses to enable students to develop their digital media skills and performance professionally in schools will lead to take the initial steps towards enabling Afghan students to spread their ideas and connect Afghanistan to the whole world by using recent technologies.
Building social media networks like Facebook, Twitter will help students to interact more with teachers and with another students by leading discussions, sharing opinions, asking questions and promoting themselves by writing blogs about their experiences and improve their communications skills.
Using social media and networking not even benefit students but also teachers to administrate their work easily and establish a strong engagement of the entire educational processes.
The first phase in building Internet classroom in Afghanistan and implementing social media in it, is to integrate them together in which Information Technology and digital media make the students more innovative and encourage them to help the weak Educations system which currently is in Afghanistan and provide better education for students who are eager to be a part of this huge digital community around the world.
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