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4 Great Twitter Applications for Teachers Using Twitter In The Classroom

4 Great Twitter Applications for Teachers Using Twitter In The Classroom
These tools offer free functionality that extend and enhance the possibilities for instructional uses of Twitter. Twitter is playing a role in more classrooms every day. Articles like “6 Examples of Using Twitter in the Classroom” and “100 Ways To Teach With Twitter” have drawn tens of thousands of readers, a clear testament to the high level of academic interest in this wildly popular microblogging platform. Teachers are finding new ways to use Twitter to engage their students, build stronger academic and professional relationships, and to share information in a richer learning environment, and they are using tools like these to bring more fun and functionality to the process. It’s easy to get started with these applications. Users can sign up using their Twitter accounts (although GroupTweet does get a little more involved). Twtpoll (twtpoll.com)Polling and survey tools provide teachers so many capabilities. About Kelly Walsh Print This Post Related:  Twitter/Facebook

Create Great-Looking Interactive Quizzes (in minutes) - embed in 10 Words That Will Increase (or Decrease) Your Twitter If you like social media data and science like this, my latest book “Zarrella’s Hierarchy of Contagiousness” is now only $1.99 in Kindle Edition (which will work on any computer or device). Buy it now! After compiling a dataset of more than 200,000 link-containing Tweets to generate the CTR heatmap, I decided to dig into what words, phrases and characters correlate with higher (or lower CTR). Below are my findings. And yes, I know correlation isn’t causation, but to quote Edward Tufte: “it sure is a hint.” The first “word” I analyzed was the hashtag. Perhaps the most surprising thing I found is that Tweets that contained the words “daily is out” (which is the signature of the paper.li automated Tweets) had much higher CTRs than Tweets that did not. I also found that Tweets using the word “via” as a method of ReTweeting had a higher CTR. Like the “via” ReTweeting syntax, Tweets with “RT” in them had a higher CTR than those that did not.

Tout ce que vous avez toujours voulu savoir sur Twitter sans jamais oser le demander Les institutions diffusent leurs informations via ce canal, les bibliothèques, les chercheurs, les veilleurs, les enseignants, les classes mêmes se sont emparés de ce média social. Nous twittons et vous ? Le site pour découvrir et comprendre Twitter, créé et alimenté par Sophie Bocquet et Nadya Benyounes. Elles proposent un annuaire Twitter avec des comptes listés par thèmes. Tout ce que vous avez toujours voulu savoir sur Twitter sans jamais oser le demander Ce site est le fruit d’une amitié née grâce à Twitter. Vous trouverez dans ce site tout le nécessaire pour débuter sur Twitter, les comptes à suivre en premier, un annuaire de comptes, des interviews… En espérant que cela vous aide à tweeter… Diaporama de la formation Luis Serra-Sardinha - CDDP Beauvais - 6 mars 2013 (9,4 Mo). Bibliographie - Sitographie Réseaux sociaux Twitter un outil au service de la pédagogie. Le site Web :

Using MATLAB to Teach Problem-Solving Techniques to First-Year Liberal Arts Students - MathWorks Newsletter The students taking CMP 150: Computer Tools for Problem Solving at Franklin College this spring were not the ones who usually take a MATLAB class. Few were engineering or science majors, and fewer still had any programming experience. Most were pursuing a degree in education, and were taking the course because it is a prerequisite for Calculus 3. While learning MATLAB might not seem essential to a liberal arts education, the ability to use technology and critical thinking to solve problems undoubtedly is. I know that most of the students in CMP 150 will eventually forget function names, commands, and other details, but that's not vital. What is important is that they learn how to use MATLAB to solve problems by themselves. Course Motivation CMP 150 was created to provide students with programming experience in their first year and to enable them to fulfill a requirement of our dual-degree engineering program. Most of the students in Dr. The Inverted Classroom Figure 1. Easing into MATLAB

Where in the World Are Your Twitter Followers? TweepsMap Knows The Spark of Genius Series highlights a unique feature of startups and is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion, please see the details here. Name: TweepsMap Quick Pitch: TweepsMap provides a visual, interactive map of your Twitter followers by country, state or city. Genius Idea: Measures the effectiveness of Twitter campaigns by analyzing the locations of your followers. Knowing where your Twitter followers are located can not only feed your curiosity, but it can also help you measure the success of your social campaigns. Launched in October, the tool helps Twitter users learn if their campaign is successful in a targeted region. "One of the most important aspects of a campaign is to measure location to see where your followers are and if they are engaged or not," says Samir Al-Battran, founder of TweepsMap. Check out a TweepsMap of Mashable's 2.5+ million users: Mashable's TweepsMap Where are your Twitter followers located?

État de la question Description de l’outil Le microblogue est un puissant outil qui allie les fonctionnalités du Web 2.03; il permet de communiquer avec d’autres sites (dont Facebook), il est convivial et disponible en ligne. La croissance de l’utilisation de Twitter ne fait pas de doute : entre février 2008 et février 2009, son nombre d’utilisateurs a crû de 1 382 %. Mais qu’en est-il au Québec? En 2010, le CEFRIO s’est penché sur la question et publiait que l’utilisation demeure encore marginale au Québec. Définition Twitter est un outil de microblogage permettant de partager des réflexions, des commentaires, des liens ou autres dans un maximum de 140 caractères.

Fate/Heaven and Earth - RolePlayGateway See this thread for the new and updated version of this RPG. ~On Hiatus, Please Wait Till Further Notice~ Storyline: Centuries ago, those with the ability to use magic were once united under an all-powerful Mages' Association, whose influence reached all over Europe and into Northern Africa and Western Asia. The Association however always had a shaky relationship with the Catholic Church, who believed that mages were slowly trespassing into a realm meant for God alone. They may have been scattered and divided since the Middle Ages, but mages still exist, blending in amongst our everyday world, a world they once tried to avoid. What's really interesting is that, if in this timeline she and her family had not been killed first by the escalating war, a woman from the Magic House of Einzbern would've travelled to the then-distant land of Japan and, along with two other families and a powerful sorcerer, created a ritual known as the Holy Grail War. Information: Character Creation: For Servants:

Stealthy Trick Makes Facebook Look Like an Excel Spreadsheet Now you can get away with cruising around Facebook at work, even when your boss is peering over your shoulder. Well, as long as the boss doesn't look too closely. Even the laziest slacker can look busy in a jiffy with this interactive adaptation of many of Facebook's functions. Simply go to HardlyWork.in, click "Gimme Dem Spreadsheets," enter your Facebook credentials, and there's your Facebook newsfeed, all done up to look exactly like an Excel spreadsheet. It's not just a static graphic, either — HardlyWork.in lets you search for Facebook friends by entering names into the formula bar, load more items, check your newsfeed, wall, or tag photos, hover to see who liked a post, and there's even a boss switch (the spacebar) that immediately changes everything into a vast sea of spreadsheet numbers all nestled within their legitimate-looking cells. The only thing missing? Don't be surprised if there's a lot of spreadsheet "work" going on when you report back to the office on Tuesday.

Twitter, le nouvel outil d’apprentissage - France A priori, l’idée peut paraître incongrue : des enfants de sept ans qui publient leurs devoirs, les devoirs à faire, et qui communiquent avec d'autres classes sur Twitter. Mais pour François Lamoureux, l'instituteur de la classe de CE1-CE2 de Gaujacq dans les Landes, cette twittclasse a des vertus dans l'enseignement. D'abord, le réseau social donne une dimension plus réelle aux exercices demandés aux petits. « Le but du jeu, explique François Lamoureux, est de faire les anciennes rédactions mais sur un support qui les motive. Les petits sont d’ailleurs tellement motivés qu’ils se corrigent entre eux ou cherchent dans leurs cahiers de leçons pour s’assurer de ne pas faire d’erreur. Une activité de blog de classe Pour l'instant, le CE1-CE2 de Gaujacq a 200 abonnés qui peuvent lire ses publications. Un outil ludique et pédagogique

Enseignants, créez vous-mêmes votre agenda personnalisé Partout la séduction se déploie : aux abords des villages, dans notre assiette, dans l'apparence des gens, dans la nature. On nous séduit par les odeurs, par les yeux, les oreilles, le coeur, le geste, les idées, le ventre… mais encore faut-il savoir s'y prendre. Du coté de l'éducation en ligne, on ne trouvera pas de cours qui sentent bon la lavande, mais qui sont bien présentés, avec un certain prestige, de l'ergonomie et de la qualité. L'idée de séduire va bien au delà des apparences, la séduction est une façon de présenter l'expérience future, une promesse qui sera suivie si on accepte le jeu sans sauter trop d'étapes d'approche, sans craintes ni autres préoccupations. Séduire est tout à fait pédagogique, on est en train de le redécouvrir. Image : Spoiled dog - WilleeCole Photography - ShutterStock

The Landscape: Twitter Tweet Sheet: Tips, Tricks, and Resources " Twitter is a social network used by millions of people, and thousands more are signing up every day to send short messages to groups of friends." - Pete Cashmore, @Mashable Lots of people see the value of Twitter in the workplace and are using this social networking tool to learn and share with each other about specific topics. I personally use Twitter to learn, share and connect with educators from all over the world. Here is a screencast that I created to help educators get started using Twitter In order to help others get started using Twitter , I have created my own Twitter Tweet Sheet. Twitter Tweet Sheet 1. Just copy and paste the website address that you want to share in your tweet into the box and it will shorten the link for you (freeing up extra space for your tweets). 2. 3.

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