For my current Master's class, I was supposed to explore a new technology tool and assess it for it's usefulness in the classroom. I chose to explore Vine. I have heard of Vine before but I haven't ever been to the website or explored it in any way so I wanted to take this opportunity to do that. The following is my assessment of it for classroom use:
To be honest I can't find anything useful in it for education. Maybe I didn't do the right searches but the only things that came up were silly and totally not educational. In fact, when I searched Earth and Space Science, the bulk of the Vines were about students sleeping in E/S Science class! The only thing I can see that would be useful in the classroom is if a teacher had students create a Vine as a project. For personal use, Vine might be used for a laugh but I really can't find anything useful beyond that. Someone please correct me, I really want to like it because of its popularity.