The Comprehensive Dictionary of Educational Hashtags for Teachers. 15inShare Most of my Twitter interaction includes hashtags.
I use a wide variety of hashtags to follow and participate in discussions around a particular topic. I do have some specific hashtags that I use on every day basis such as #edtech, #education, #phdchat, #ipadded and a couple more but sometimes my selection goes way beyond that to include other hashtags depending on the type of search I am doing. Related: Teacher's Guide to The Use of Educational Hashtags I personally view hashtags as the key to any professional development using Twitter and now that my Twitter use depends almost wholly on them I just can't imagine capitalizing on the educational potential of Twitter without the effective use of these symbols.
In several instances, Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has posted lists of educational hashtags but none of these lists has been as comprehensive as the one below. Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment. @import url( Custom Search About Us. A Simple Guide on The Use of Hashtag for Teachers. Chris Messana was the first guy to share a tweet containing a hashtag back on August of 2008.
Since then, hashtags have become the most popular communicational medium of choice for television shows, political campaigns, educational news and updates, commercials, and also an icon of the 21st century pop culture. So, what is a hashtag ? Here is what Twitter said about it : " The # symbol, called a hashtag, is used to mark keywords or topics in a Tweet. Hashtags are a great way to build community around content. " Three Effective Ways to Look for Educational Content in Twitter. November 26, 2014 Twitter search is a great alternative to the conventional ways of searching the net.
This socially-based kind of search allows students to access content and resources that are both timely and relevant. And most importantly, students do not need to have Twitter accounts to search its database. Below are some of the ways students can leverage the power of Twitter search to look for educational content: 1- Twitter Search Operators similar to Google search operators, Twitter search provides a set of powerful operators that students can use to conduct focused search queries. They can use a combination of search operators to look for tweets from specific persons, sources and locations. 2- Use Hashtags Hashtags are a good way to gather people around content. Educational Hash Tags.
#edude#eduFollowChallenge#edugreen #eduhashtag #eduit#edumindset#eduON (Ontario)#euduoz #edupd#edupreneur#edupunk #edutech #EduThingsILike#eduvc#eduvoxers.
Twitter For Learning: 7 Ideas For Using Hashtags In The Classroom. By Anibal Pacheco, TeachThought intern Twitter For Learning: 7 Ideas For Using Hashtags In The Classroom If you are an Educator looking to use Twitter in the classroom you might have noticed most tweets include a #Hashtag.
The use of the # sign with a word attached to it makes up one. Hashtags trace their history to IRC (Internet Relay Chat) networks where they are used to label groups and topics. When Twitter came into the social media scene users quickly adopted hashtags as a way to group Twitter messages based on a particular subject or topic. I would recommend you search hashtag directory services like tagdef.com, twubs.com and hashtags.org to see if somebody is using the one you want. When you visit one of these services you can enter a hashtag, view what it means and register yours using Twitter’s app authentication system. Here are some examples for Hashtag usage in the classroom. 1. Have your students engage in class discussion through the use of Twitter. 2. 3. 4. 5. 100 Of The Best Twitter Tools For Teachers By Category. In 2009, we shared our favorite tools for teachers on Twitter, with 100 resources for managing feeds, finding followers, and tackling classroom groups on the social media site.
Since then, many tools have been revamped, replaced, or simply aren’t available anymore. Clearly, an update is in order, so we’re proud to present a new list for 2012, featuring the very best tools available to Twittering teachers today.