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09 Veletsianos 2016 Emergence and Innovation in Digital Learning. Publications. Hildebrandt, K., & Couros, A. (2016).


Digital selves, digital scholars: Theorising academic identity in online spaces. Journal of Applied Social Theory, 1(1). Retrieved from Hildebrandt, K., Lewis, P., Kreuger, C., Naytowhow, J., Tupper, J., Couros, A., and Montgomery, K. (2016). Digital Storytelling for Historical Understanding: Treaty Education for Reconciliation, Journal of Social Science Education, 15(1), pp. 17-26. Couros, A., and Hildebrandt, K. (2016).

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Twitter education chats: An astonishing source of professional development

The reason? Twitter education chats! Two months ago I would have said, “No, I don’t have a Twitter account.” I may even have been able to vaguely explain why I really don’t have space or reason for Twitter in my life. It certainly did not seem relevant to my work as an educator. Using Technology To Help Students Lead Their Own Learning - Using Technology To Help Students Lead Their Own Learning by Rachelle Dene Poth Technology provides ways for students to learn anywhere and at any time, and affords the possibility of providing learning at a pace that is comfortable for each student.

Using Technology To Help Students Lead Their Own Learning -

Teachers can teach students from inside the traditional classroom, “the brick-and-mortar” as it is called, or from other places anywhere around the world. Lessons can be pre-recorded and shared or streamed live, and students can access these types of tools at any time and refer back to them as needed. The availability of tools which lend themselves to more interaction between the teacher and the students–and the content can continue, in the mind of the student, to grow. There are many options available and the best part is that with so many choices, it is possible to find something that meets the needs of each class and each student. They Can Learn Anytime, Anywhere. Personalized Professional Development: At the Center of Your Own Learning. Chat it up: Everything you wanted to know about Twitter chats but were afraid to ask. Yeah, but is Twitter actually professional development? There’s a lot of hype around Twitter and PLNs.

Yeah, but is Twitter actually professional development?

But is the learning real? Does it make a difference in how we do our jobs? The Journal of Educational Administration has published my most recent paper about administrators and their uses of Twitter. Using Twitter effectively in education - with Alec Couros. Take Your PLN to a New Level and Find Your Tribe. Education Week. UserID: iCustID: IsLogged: false IsSiteLicense: false UserType: anonymous DisplayName:

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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.

The Twitteraholic’s Ultimate Guide to tweets, hashtags, and all things Twitter

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. Trello. Why Twitter Matters: 4 Reasons for Teachers. Why would any teacher want to be on Twitter?

Why Twitter Matters: 4 Reasons for Teachers

It is the kids’ turf. It’s their space for wardrobe selfies, social angst, sports action shots, and Mean Girls quotes. So, what good could come from teachers invading the land of vanity and self absorption? Educational Paradigms: Learning and Leading in the 21st Century: Twitter Is For Real: The Learning Paradigm has Shifted. Here's a question: Would you decline an opportunity to attend an all-expenses paid education conference that promised sessions and recourses related to your work as an educator?

Educational Paradigms: Learning and Leading in the 21st Century: Twitter Is For Real: The Learning Paradigm has Shifted

Furthermore, would you decline if the session leaders shared their presentations and resource material? If the answer to these questions is yes, then you have no need to use Twitter. Because Twitter for educators is exactly that- a FREE, global education conference you have the choice to drop in on 'sessions' and gather resources whenever you want. Connecting and sharing resources with other educators and communicating/collaborating in real-time conversations (chats) throughout the globe is exactly how Twitter is used by educators. Evident is a culture of sharing, generosity and gratitude. By following educators and education leaders, you have access to their blogs and resources that they have shared over time.

This is for real. I disagree with you. So that makes you a whore. Open Gallery 1 Lorraine Higgins is a dumb blonde, a whore, a c**t, a poxy, two-faced, money-grabbing bimbo bitch, who deserves to get her head ripped off and shoved where the sun don't shine.

I disagree with you. So that makes you a whore.

She should have been aborted and she deserves to be hatcheted in the face. At least, that's what she reads on her phone when she gets up in the morning, courtesy of Facebook. The really sad thing about it is that Lorraine Higgins, a barrister and Labour senator, was prepared to ignore this abuse and abuse like it. Her initial feeling was that it comes with the territory of being in politics these days. Back Channelling in the classroom… Does ‘the research’ know best?

Back Channelling in the classroom…

“I think that enough research has been done on the delusion of multi-tasking to say, yes, do all the back channel stuff, but perhaps leave it to afterwards?” … This is part of a comment left on my previous post, in which I introduced the notion of back channeling as a form of documenting for learning. Perhaps it’s a skill one can develop with practice, since many are able to do it successfully.

Or perhaps it’s best seen as part of a collaborative exercise. Different people capture different elements in the back channel and the combined results are greater than what you could have achieved on your own. Or perhaps it’s simply not for everyone. Media.proquest. Reprints and Photocopies.

All material on this website is under copyright. Frequently Asked Questions. 5 Big Ways Education Will Change By 2020. We asked the world’s most innovative companies in education to school us on the future of the classroom, with predictions for the next five years. Here's what we found out: Students Will Interact With Others Remotely Why do classrooms today look nearly identical to those 30 years ago—minus a few upgrades to the modern chalkboard, and sneaking texts in class instead of notes? "With some exciting exceptions, public schools are one of the few institutions in modern life that have not seen radical changes spurred by technology," says Joe Williams, executive director of Democrats for Education Reform. "I’m not talking about having computers in classrooms, but rather a lack of any seismic shift in the way things are done because technology is making the work easier or more efficient.

" Williams predicts that education tech will continue the push towards individualized instruction for students. The Success Of Tech Will Still Rely On Skilled Teachers We’ll Think Differently About The Diploma. Twitter 101: A 7-Step Guide For Teachers, Newbies, And Everyone. If you aren’t using Twitter, chances are that you’re reluctant to adopt new technology. Or maybe you’ve used Twitter for years to keep up with friends but now want to use it in the classroom.

Either way, you might be hesitant to ask colleagues for help. Fear not. We’ll guide you through the Twitter landscape and show you how to find the best educational resources for both yourself and your students. The Professional Power of Twitter by @Tim_Jumpclarke. Selling the benefits of using twitter for professional development purposes to the uninitiated can be a challenge, but in this re-blog post, Tim Clarke points out some of the benefits he has gained from interacting with the platform, as well as guidance and tips to get colleagues started.

Tim is a primary head teacher. The professional power of Twitter Key benefits Connect with others involved in education nationally and internationally, which can give you a broader view of current issues and initiatives. For example it has been interesting finding out how other areas of the country are managing: recruitment, PRP and judging teacher performance without grading observations.Posing questions to gain other views. 10 Ways Teachers Can Use Twitter for Professional Development. This is our third consecutive post on Twitter. Now that you have a roadmap on how to use Twitter in your classroom and after you have identified with the different educational hashtags you need to follow as a teacher, let us share with you some ideas on how to leverage the power of this social platform for professional development purposes.

Talking about using social networking to grow professionally brings to mind LinkedIn. This is an undeniably powerful network that is more professionally focused ( you can read more about the educational uses of LinkedIn HERE ) but Twitter has also its own attraction that we can not ignore. It a huge base of users and is probably much known among teachers and educators than LinkedIn.

Using Twitter for Teachers' Professional Development. Bob Greenberg and Brainwaves: Capturing the Best Teaching Practices and Leaving a Legacy. Bob Greenberg, a veteran educator, inspires other educators through his Brainwaves channel. Bob hosts exciting guests in education . "Where Do You Learn?": Tweeting to Inform Learning Space Development (EDUCAUSE Quarterly)

By Elizabeth J. Aspden and Louise P. Teaching with Twitter: how the social network can contribute to learning. I am senior lecturer in English at the University of Wolverhampton and have been an advocate for the past few years of teaching using blended learning - integrating online learning activities alongside face-to-face teaching. Two of my courses on Victorian literature feature a number of assessed online discussion forum activities. They get 100% participation - much of it enthusiastic. Learning with 'e's: Teaching with Twitter. Teaching with Twitter: 5 Resources for Getting Started. 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. 1. Tweet about upcoming due dates or assignments. Benton Community Teacher Leadership Team (#BCTLT): What is a PLN and Why Should YOU Have One? The past several months have been a whirlwind for me as I have taken an active leap into the world of Twitter. I have had an account for several years, but I mostly used it to document and share during conferences I attended. Over Christmas break, I made the decision to step outside of my comfort zone and start being an active participant in the Twitter world on a regular basis. Is Twitter the Best Option for Online Professional Development? Something is rotten in the state of...Twitter. I read another article yesterday on The Death of Twitter: they’re multiplying, these narratives, just like the fruit flies in my kitchen. Like fruit flies, these lamentations for Twitter do not spontaneously generate, but are born from a process of decay: they are the visible signs of something left neglected, something rotting quietly out of sight.

Since I’m currently in the extended throes of researching Twitter for my dissertation, I read these articles like I used to read Cosmo back when I was twenty: half-anxious that Enlightenment will be contained in the next paragraph, half-anxious it won’t. When I was twenty, I had Cosmo to make me feel miserable about the gap between what I valued and what I saw reflected and valued by the world. The end of Big Twitter. The Future of the Internet. Mapping Twitter Topic Networks: From Polarized Crowds to Community Clusters.

Students: How to Use Twitter as a Professional Development Tool. Tweeting as a Professional Development Tool. Twitter as a Professional Development Tool - Billy Krakower. Twitter as P.D. Tool - Entering the #Conversation: Twitter Theory, Professional Development, and Pedagogy. Using Twitter for Professional Development. Using Twitter as a PBL Professional Development Tool. New PD for Deeper Learning. Principal embraces power of Twitter. Can Twitter replace traditional professional development? Bringing Twitter to the Classroom. Can Tweeting Help Your Teaching? Nine Reasons to Twitter in Schools. Twittersphere. Using Twitter as a Professional Development Tool. Twitter And Facebook Might Soon Replace Traditional Teacher Professional Development.

8 Steps To Flipped Teacher Professional Development. Amazing Ways Twitter Can Give Wings to Your Professional Development. How Twitter is Changing Professional Development for Educators. Using Twitter for Teachers' Professional Development. Teachers take to Twitter to improve craft and commiserate. Horton Hears a Tweet. Principal embraces power of Twitter. Ditching Twitter. Erin Kissane on Twitter: "It's true that Twitter is what you make of it. Twitter as laid-back front porch is my favorite by a mile."

The end of Big Twitter. Academic influence on Twitter: the findings. Bringing Twitter to the Classroom. Can Twitter replace traditional professional development? Social Media for Educators - NMC11. Alan Haskvitz: Make Twitter an Ally in the Classroom! - Teachers.Net Gazette. TwitterSchool - Twitter in the Classroom. 35 Interesting Ways to use Twitter in the Classroom - Google Slides. Twitter as a professional development tool. Using Twitter for Professional Development Opportunities. Using Twitter for Professional Development. How to Use Twitter to Grow Your PLN.