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An Educators Guide To Twitter

An Educators Guide To Twitter

Prevent Cheating Description A 1998 national survey found that four out of five top high school students admitted to cheating at some point. In another nationwide study, nine out of ten high school teachers acknowledged that cheating is a problem in their school. Is cheating a problem in your school? Learn More About Strategies to Curb Cheating Cheating in the Classroom: How to Prevent It (and How to Handle It If It Happens) "We sometimes forget the seriousness of not preventing and handling cheating in our classrooms," says classroom management expert Howard Seeman. Classroom Problem Solver: Prevent Cheating Elementary school teachers play a key role in conveying the importance of classroom honesty and in helping students learn to take pride in their own work, according to school psychologist and Education World columnist Dr. Uniting Against Cheating When students complained about the level of cheating, principal John J. What Can We Do to Curb Student Cheating?

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Forget demographics. It’s all about the socialgraphics By Neicole Crepeau, Contributing {grow} Columnist Traditionally, marketers have researched their customers’ demographics to have a clear idea of their age, gender, income, location, and other traits. Marketers added psychographics to the mix, allowing them to take into account customer’s interests, values, and attitudes. A step up from the very general information that demographics provide, psychographics enable marketers to speak to customers in a way that resonates with them. Socialgraphics capture the attitudes, characteristics, behavior, and, most important, motivations of customers online. Socialgraphics helps move your message The new world of digital marketing requires the kind of research that user experience teams routinely do, but marketers have not always accessed. Demographics and pyschographics may have been enough when marketers were focused simply on online advertising — finding the right keywords to target an audience was enough. Levels of socialgraphics

10 Best URL Shorteners and why they are good URL shortening services are used by millions of people on daily basis as they a serve very important purposes in areas like social networking and internet marketing and are extremely useful in Internet conversations on services like twitter when someone want to share a link. With only 140 characters available to deliver the message a normal link can take up most of the space. Besides shrinking URLs some of the services provide features that can be more useful than you may think. If you are not aware of the possibilities keep reading. Advertisement What is a URL shortener A URL shortener is an online application that allows the user to enter a full URL for any specific web page, click on a button, and automatically shortens a long wordy URL to a short domain name and uses a 5 or 6 character code. Where URL Shorteners are useful First, it’s very useful for micro bloggers, such as Twitter users, who like to share URLs in their posts. List of useful URL Shorteners to try out 1.

Beautiful web-based timeline software “We’re Not in Kansas (nor Cambridge) Anymore” - Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda Lisa M. Hess, Associate Professor of Practical Theology, United Theological Seminary Arriving onto the campus of my first fulltime teaching job in higher education was not unlike finding myself in a strange land with a little dog under my arm. “Toto, I have a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore,” I remember saying aloud, wondering what I had done in accepting this new job I thought I wanted. I was disoriented, to say the least. I’d never expected to land a teaching job—too competitive, options quite scarce, two-career family. Without proceeding to the bemusing images here—the Yellow Brick Road, flying monkeys, the Wicked Witch, or the Wizard—you should know I now spend time regularly between Oz and Kansas. Yes, the realities of teaching are nothing you could have known, nothing you thought you were choosing. The invitation I wish I had known was coming, if you asked me today?

Why Teachers Should Join Twitter…What I have Learned as a Twitter Newbie Adaptivelearnin Profile Okay, I admit that I rebelled against joining Twitter for the longest time. I had friends and family members urging me to join. I often said, “Why should I join another social networking site? I have not used MySpace for a while and am quite happy with Facebook.” Those who were part of the Twitter community kept insisting that I join because in their words it was better than Facebook. Several months ago I finally decided to give Twitter a try. Watch this news video on using Twitter in education and in the classroom…explains Twitter’s professional use in a simple way: To learn more about developing your PLN check out this SlideShare presentation by Bethany Smith: Via SlideShare from Bethany Smith: Creating an Online Personal Learning Network To learn how to set up your new Twitter account and learn how to use Twitter, watch this Youtube video: To learn how to send Tweets, Retweets, Direct Messages, and add Lists watch this Youtube video: Using Twitter as a teacher: