Evie Michelle Vonck
The Twitteraholic’s Ultimate Guide to tweets, hashtags, and all things Twitter. Most educators who learn to use Twitter effectively say they learn more from their personal learning network (PLN) on Twitter than they’ve achieved from any other forms of professional development or personal learning.
Unfortunately educators often dismiss Twitter, or fail to see the value of Twitter, when they’re first introduced to Twitter. Our aim of this post is to provide all the information you need to learn how to use Twitter effectively as an educator. We regularly update this post with new information. This post was last updated June, 2014. Click on a link below to go to the section you want to read: About the Twitter-a-holic’s Ultimate Guide The original Twitter-a-holic’s Guide was published in July, 2010 when I’d just returned from attending a large conference overseas and realized that while a conference can make you feel really overwhelmed and alone — especially amongst the 13,000 ed tech professionals participants who attend it each year — I never felt alone.
Why? Back to Top 1. Digital Portfolios Best Practices Infographic. Educational Technology Infographics Student Infographics Digital Portfolios Best Practices Infographic Digital Portfolios Best Practices Infographic Today’s students are the most accomplished and the most connected.
Back in the day, no one needed a resume until they were out of school. Now, even middle schoolers are being asked to submit completed resumes to apply for summer programs. A portfolio’s goal is to showcase your talents, skills, projects and recognitions. When you are building a portfolio, each item needs to have proper details. Set yourself up for success. See also: How to Build a Student Portfolio Infographic Via: kudoswall.com Embed This Education Infographic on your Site or Blog! This is what it's like to grow up in the age of likes, lols and longing.
“It kind of, almost, promotes you as a good person.
If someone says, ‘tbh you’re nice and pretty,’ that kind of like, validates you in the comments. Then people can look at it and say ‘Oh, she’s nice and pretty.’” “It kind of, almost, promotes you as a good person. If someone says, ‘tbh you’re nice and pretty,’ that kind of, like, validates you in the comments. Then people can look at it and say ‘Oh, she’s nice and pretty.’ ” Tbh, Katherine is both nice and pretty. School is where she thrives: She is beloved by her teachers, will soon star as young Simba in the eighth-grade performance of “The Lion King” musical, and gets straight A’s.
Now she’s on her own page, checking the comments beneath a photo of her friend Aisha, which she posted for Aisha’s birthday. “Happy birthday posts are a pretty big deal,” she says. Katherine is the point guard on her basketball team. Social Media Plan. When creating a new social media marketing plan, you should first take a step back and look at the big picture.
What do you want to achieve? What’s currently working and not working? What are your top competitors doing on social media? To help you get started, watch this 60-minute webinar covering some simple steps to follow—from setting goals and auditing existing social accounts to creating a realistic content plan and editorial calendar. This webinar will share best practices used by other organizations, and leave you with practical tips you can apply to your own social strategy, including how to: Set achievable—and impactful—social media objectives and goalsCreate your content strategy and a series of social media templates for contentTrack, evaluate, and refine your social media marketing plan for better results Ready to take the next step toward becoming a social business?
Your interactive demo will include: 20 Ways to Use Augmented Reality in Education. Second Life proved an incredibly valuable tool for educators hoping to reach a broad audience — or offering even more ways to learn for their own bands of students.
Augmented Reality Development Lab: Affiliated with Google, Microsoft, and Logitech, the Augmented Reality Development Lab run by Digital Tech Frontier seeks to draw up projects that entertain as well as educate. The very core goal of the ARDL involves creating interactive, three-dimensional objects for studying purposes. Reliving the Revolution: Karen Schrier harnessed GPS and Pocket PCs to bring the Battle of Lexington to her students through the Reliving the Revolution game, an AR experiment exploring some of the mysteries still shrouding the event — like who shot first! Players assume different historical roles and walk through everything on a real-life map of the Massachusetts city. FETCH! Driver’s ed: Toyota teamed up with Saatchi & Saatchi to deliver the world’s cleanest and safest test-drive via augmented reality.