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Over 100 ideas for using Twitter in the Classroom

Over 100 ideas for using Twitter in the Classroom
This handful of resources provide about 100 different ideas for, and examples of, using Twitter in the classroom. It’s been almost 8 months since I published the post, “6 Examples of Using Twitter in the Classroom”, about uses of the popular micro-blogging tool in the instructional setting. This post generated a lot of traffic, and continues to attract hundreds of viewers every week. Since that brief posting, I’ve come across a lot of articles containing examples and suggestions for using Twitter in instructional applications. I’ve combed through many of these and tried to boil down the redundancies to create a rich set of idea-laden resources. While there’s still going to be some overlap in the concepts presented in these articles, they clearly meet the goal of providing a thorough set of ideas and examples for leveraging Twitter in the educational process. Here are the original “6 Examples” from last June’s post: About Kelly Walsh Print This Post

http://www.emergingedtech.com/2010/02/100-ways-to-teach-with-twitter/

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The Complete Guide To Twitter Hashtags For Education What is a hashtag? A word or phrase preceded by a “#.” How do hashtags work? education, learning & technology EdTech Published on September 9th, 2013 | by Mark Anderson 11inShare Many is the blog post which highlights the ways in which Twitter is the best staffroom in the world but I’ve not seen too many that highlight the ways in which we can use Twitter in the classroom. Many teachers love to use Twitter as a resource to share, explore, discuss and ‘magpie’ ideas from other teachers and as a vehicle to help develop their own ideas and their own practice too. It’s great for that… no, it’s absolutely brilliant for that! A Teacher’s 3 Twitter Accounts Twitter is the simplest system available to interact with the web and share resources. Twitter is built into the iPad’s operating system and so an account allows you to share any photo, website or resource immediately without fuss. Its system is the opposite to Facebook and expects you to operate numerous accounts for different purposes.

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A Refreshingly Simple Guide To Twitter For Teachers Teachers are on Twitter every minute of every day. There are daily hashtag chats where educators from around the globe collaborate, share interesting tidbits, and make lifelong connections never before possible. There are people with tens of thousands of followers who are viewed as thought and opinion leaders. It’s a minute-by-minute pulse of the education world. It’s exhausting.

Teacher's Visual Guide to Creating Twitter Lists June 10, 2014 A Twitter list is a curated group of Twitter users and a great way to organize your interests. You can use them to categorize and organize tweets into different categories relevant to the information you are seeking. You can for instance create a list about educational technology and add to it Edtech tweeters you follow. In this way , you will have a pool of resources aggregated in a single page to access anytime you want. You can create your own lists or subscribe to lists created by others. Top 7 Ways to Save Time on Twitter This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business. While many small businesses have started using Twitter in their marketing, finding the time to do it right can be a struggle. According to recent research by R2integrated, the number-one barrier to entry into social media for businesses is lack of time and resources. Here are seven Twitter tricks from the pros that allow you to spend less time on the mechanics and more time engaging.

10 Free Tools for Everyday Research - Getting Smart by Susan Oxnevad - @soxnevad Why do so many students choose Wikipedia when asked to find information on the Internet? I believe the answer is that Wikipedia is like the McDonalds of the Internet, you can always find it and you know what you’re going to get. Quite frankly, I like Wikipedia because it provides students with a starting point for research and I am particularly fond of the way I’ve seen so many students develop their own method of research by using the links at the bottom to find more information. Twitter as a Powerful Educational Tool Think Twitter is just a waste of time? Think again. Its organizational structure makes it an effective tool for connecting with students and others online.

90+ Twitter Tools Teachers Should Know about Twitter is the topical theme of my MAED thesis and I have been assembling and compiling several resources and academic papers on this topic. I also have a special section under the title "Twitter for Teachers" where I share with my fellow teachers and readers all the tips and tools they need to tap into the educational potential of this microblogging platform. Managing TwitterThese tools will help make managing your Twitter account just a bit easier.

New Wonderful Twitter Guide for Teachers and Educators June 18, 2014 As I have repeatedly stated in several instances here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning, online social networking remains one of the powerful routes to any effective and sustained teacher professional development plans. Social networks open up a whole new horizon of promising opportunities for on-the-go and at-any-time learning. One of the preeminent social networking site in this regard is the microblogging platform Twitter. The power of Twitter resides in the kind of connections and networks it allows you to make.Twitter is by far the social networking platform that teachers and educators populate the most. How to Create Your Own Online Course: 100 Tools, Guides, and Resources How to Create Your Own Online Course: 100 Tools, Guides, and Resources Perhaps you have a special skill, talent, or knowledge-base that you want to share with others, and maybe you’ve heard that teaching online courses can make you a little extra money. The resources below will help you discover how to combine both what you have to offer and what you wish to gain by guiding you through creating and establishing an online course.

10 Amazing Ways For Teachers & Tutors To Use Twitter In Education Twitter like all other social media is a virtual Aladdin’s cave. It is a gateway to riches. But just like in the story, this Aladdin’s cave is also booby-trapped. Use it right and you will come away with the genie of knowledge ready to do your bidding.

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