The Ultimate Guide To Using Twitter In Education Twitter seems to be here to stay. As one of the most popular ways for teachers, students, and the general public to communicate, it’s becoming a must-have tool in almost every teacher’s toolbox. However, numerous recent studies have shown that education in general has been slow to adopt social media. In an effort to speed up this adoption process, below you’ll find a boatload of resources on the past, present, and future of Twitter in education as well as some helpful guides to using the tool in the classroom. This guide is by no means exhaustive and is meant to be added to on a regular basis. To do that, Edudemic needs your help . The History of Communication The following is a guest post excerpt from Ernesto Priego of The Guardian (UK). With that in mind, the future of communication in the form of social media is examined as a way to forever alter the world of education. Read the full article on Guardian.co.uk here . The Nuts and Bolts of Twitter In Education The Twitter Experiment Dr.
9 Amazing Word Cloud Generators For The Classroom …Word Clouds in Education Series: Part 3 Welcome to a series of posts devoted to the use of Word Clouds. I know you will find new information… whether you are a seasoned user of word clouds, or brand new. I am certain you will enjoy reading about these nine amazing Word Cloud Generators. In the last two posts you already discovered 12 Tips in Using Wordle and 108 ways for educators to use word clouds in the classroom. There will still be more in this series including: An Amazing Word Cloud Generator That Is Not Wordle… Word Clouds in Education Series: Part 4Beyond word clouds… cool sites and applications to integrate word clouds… Word Clouds in Education Series: Part 5 To ensure you do not miss one of these valuable posts or other resources covering PBL, STEM, 21st century learning, and technology integration please sign up for 21centuryedtech by email or RSS. ABC Ya – This application may be the most Wordle like and, in fact, operates much like Wordle. Make Word Mosiac – A creative tool put out by Image Chef. That’s right!
50 Things Everyone Should Know How To Do Self-reliance is a vital key to living a healthy, productive life. To be self-reliant one must master a basic set of skills, more or less making them a jack of all trades. Contrary to what you may have learned in school, a jack of all trades is far more equipped to deal with life than a specialized master of only one. While not totally comprehensive, here is a list of 50 things everyone should know how to do. Edit: Do you like this post image? Beautful, isnt’ it? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have By EdTech Team Updated on march 2, 2015 : The original list that was created in 2011 comprised 33 skills , after reviewing it we decided to do some merging and finally ended up with the 20 skills below. The 21st century teacher should be able to : 1- Create and edit digital audio Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :Free Audio Tools for Teachers 2- Use Social bookmarking to share resources with and between learners Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill : A List of Best Bookmarking Websites for Teachers 3- Use blogs and wikis to create online platforms for students Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill : Great Tools to Create Protected Blogs and Webpages for your Class 4- Exploit digital images for classroom use Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :Web Tools to Edit Pictures without Installing any softwareTools to Convert Photos into Cartoons
17 Reasons Facebook is Right for Education Home » Social Media Social media stats are on the rise (yes, still), and if you haven't gotten on board with Facebook yet, you may be at a disadvantage. Time for a pop quiz! Don't worry, I'm not grading. Take a look at these 17 true/false statements. You see that... most of your students are on Facebook.most of your colleagues & students' parents are on Facebook.most of your local community is on Facebook.even one of your friends' pet dog is on Facebook. I don't need a Master's in Social Media to guess that your answers to these questions are "Yes". The point is there is value in using a popular social media outlet that people already touch base with on a daily basis. OK, now back to the quiz. You are interested in... You are a teacher who wants... You are a school administrator who wants to...
The Educator’s Guide to Instagram and Other Photo Apps I’m not the most dedicated Instagrammer (need to get out more) or the best photographer (wish I was) but like many other educators, I enjoy sharing my photos on Instagram. Why? It’s fun! Easy! I can quickly share photos taken on my iPhone when I’m out and about! Here’s my advice to help you get started or get more out of using Instagram.Click on a link below to quickly go to the section you want to read: Back to Top What is Instagram? Launched in 2010, Instagram is one of the fastest growing mobile media phenoms; with just over 15 million users at the start of 2012 it now has over 50 million users. Instagram is a free photo sharing app for android and iOS devices that lets users take a photo, apply photo filters and share through a variety of social networking services including Twitter, Facebook, Flickr and on Instagram. Instagram is sort of like Twitter – except instead of connecting with others using 140 characters or less, you’re sharing photos. Instagram is popular because: Back to Top 1.
How I use my iPad on Vimeo via @Ilotimo… Google Tutorials This page contains tutorials for using Google tools. The tutorials that I've created you are welcome to use in your own blog, website, or professional development session. Before using the tutorials created by others, please contact their creators. Google Docs for Teachers 2012 Google for Teachers Google for Teachers II - Google Earth Across the Curriculum - How to remove the Navigation Bar from Blogger Blogs. Google Voice. VoiceMail Transcription. Number porting in Google Voice. SMS to Email. Conference Calls. Make calls from your computer. Creating a blog using Blogger. Adding Static Pages to Blogger. Posting to your Blogger blog from your phone.