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50 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom

50 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom Many critics of Twitter believe that the 140-character microblog offered by the ubiquitous social network can do little for the education industry. They are wrong. K-12 teachers have taken advantage of Twitter’s format to keep their classes engaged and up-to-date on the latest technologies. The following projects provide you and your students with 50 ways to Twitter in the classroom to create important and lasting lessons.


HootSuite Seesmic has been acquired by HootSuite and as of March 2013, the Seesmic website is no longer supported. But HootSuite welcomes all Seesmic users into our nest! Here’s how you can start using HootSuite today. Making the transition to HootSuite: Getting started is easy.

Memolane | See, search, and share your life

During the last few months a number of our Memolane fans have requested that we support Pinterest. For those of you that are unfamiliar with this service, it is basically a virtual pinboard where you can organize craft ideas, recipes, and your favorite inspirational pictures found on the web. One of our fans, Carrie McGann, has in fact found a way to elegantly display her curated Pinterest boards using Memolane. Memolane | See, search, and share your life
To look at my grades in school you’d never make me out to be a history fan. In school I never really understood what importance those “old time stories” had to do with the amazing places my life was going to go until it got there. Somewhere along the way I got curious. Seeing a billboard on the side of the road announcing that Fred’s Widget Store had been in business “since 1920” got me wondering. - The easiest way to save links online. - The easiest way to save links online.
This is how companies die, how brands wither and, more cheefully in the other direction, how careers are made. Gradually, because every day opportunities are missed, little bits of value are lost, customers become unentranced. We don't notice so much, because hey, there's a profit. Alltop, all the top stories

Alltop, all the top stories – Be a publisher

Niche publishing Cover all the relevant news for your town or community, on an industry or event, or any topic you find fascinating. Content marketing Easily publish relevant, curated content daily to engage your community, build relationships and attract the right visitors to your brand. – Be a publisher
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CT231 - IT Professional Skills module CT231 - IT Professional Skills module Learning and pedagogical relationships are transformed when we engage with students in open online spaces or networked publics. These can become ‘third spaces’ of learning, beyond the binary of informal and formal learning. Once a closed classroom (physical or online) becomes open to the world, assessment options multiply, with many more opportunities for student choice, voice and creativity, and of course, feedback.
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A UW-Madison expert on vanilla orchids crosses the world to ensure that the spice it produces remains a valuable agricultural product. Madison— To Ken Cameron, vanilla is a lot sexier than its name implies. The world's leading expert on the biology of vanilla orchids sees the popular spice, not as plain or ordinary, but as a beautifully complex and valuable commodity produced from the world's largest family of plants. While bottles of vanilla extract fly off store shelves at this time of year as holiday bakers mix it into cakes, pies and cookies, vanilla is much more than a pastry chef's favorite spice. Deodorants, household cleaners, popular brands of vodka, pill coatings, the finest perfumes, even Coke and Pepsi count vanilla as an ingredient. And, of course, it's the No. 1 selling ice cream. Plant Biology Teaching Resources (Higher Education) Plant Biology Teaching Resources (Higher Education)
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How the semester will go. Guest speakers are confirmed in most cases, but could always cancel on us at the last minute. January 23: The End of Us and Them The transition from Bernbach to Zuckerberg January 30: Strategy in the age of participation Strategic Creative Development · edwardboches Strategic Creative Development · edwardboches
Five steps to a basic news video for the web · kellyfincham Five steps to a basic news video for the web · kellyfincham Is there something happening in your video? Is there something that makes the story substantially different from an audio report. Try this experiment. Call up a story on YouTube and try listening to it with the video off. If you can figure out what's going on without the pictures, it's a waste of video. Pierre Kattar at the Washington Post says video journalism need to be able to answer the question: "Is there something happening here?"
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CS4HS (Computer Science for High School) is a workshop sponsored by Google to promote Computer Science in high school curriculum. With a grant from Google's Education Group, colleges develop a 2 day program for local high school CS teachers that incorporates informational talks by industry leaders, and discussions on new and emerging CS curricula at the high school level. On this site, you'll find information on how to hold a CS4HS workshop at your University, information for workshop attendees, and other helpful resources. We currently offer CS4HS grants in the US, Canada, and EMEA. Best content in Teaching of Programming