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Faire de Twitter un véritable outil d’apprentissage

Faire de Twitter un véritable outil d’apprentissage
(Page précédente) Envoyer une série de messages dans la twittosphère a de quoi en laisser plus d’un sceptique. Comment en faire un outil utile au développement des compétences en écriture? Travailler sur le processus apparaît une piste prometteuse. Jean-Yves Fréchette souligne toute l’importance du rapport entre le brouillon et le texte achevé pour en comprendre les procédés. Avec l’aide financière du MELS, l’Institut de twittérature comparée travaille en ce moment à un logiciel inspiré de la populaire plateforme de microblogage, lequel permettra un dialogue serré entre un formateur et un apprenant. « Comme enseignant, est-ce qu’on ne peut pas avoir comme dans la vraie vie, une chambre des joueurs ? L’intention derrière le projet Twittexte est de minimiser tous les irritants rencontrés par les enseignants qui utilisent Twitter, notamment ceux liés à la protection des renseignements personnels et au respect à la vie privée auxquels sont soumises les commissions scolaires.

Twitter: The Best PD For Educators Free, instantaneous and self-directed, social networks like Twitter carry enormous benefits for educators’ professional development. By following national experts and participating in worldwide chats, even skeptical teachers can share lessons, explore theories, and trade resources. Many simple ways exist for teachers to gain insights into eye-opening concepts, articles, and resources through cooperative technology. Professional development can often be costly, but free social networks empower both educators and students to direct their own learning and internalize best practices from esteemed experts and fellow instructors. Social networking has become an integral part of most families’ lives, but it has not yet become synonymous with education. As daily leaders in their students’ lives, teachers also need to be technological leaders in tapping into dynamic information streams like Twitter, Pinterest, and others to collect best practices and motivate young learners.

30 ways to use Twitter to accelerate learning How can Twitter be used to accelerate learning? Here are 30! 1. Provide tips daily. 100 Of The Best Twitter Tools For Teachers By Category In 2009, we shared our favorite tools for teachers on Twitter, with 100 resources for managing feeds, finding followers, and tackling classroom groups on the social media site. Since then, many tools have been revamped, replaced, or simply aren’t available anymore. Clearly, an update is in order, so we’re proud to present a new list for 2012, featuring the very best tools available to Twittering teachers today.

25 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Twitter Twitter may very well be the single most important tool for teachers right now. Considering many are not even using the service, that says a lot about how effective the platform is for learning, engaging, development, and more. In an effort to make sure you are getting the most out of Twitter, we’ve compiled a very lengthy list of tips and tricks. That long list is coming out tomorrow morning but we thought you’d enjoy our hand-picked choices. See Also: 45 Simple Twitter Tips Everyone Should Know About

Twitter - A Necessity for Educators in 2012 - Texas Principal Twitter A Necessity for Educators in 2012 “Twitter won’t change your life, but it might make your job more fun and a little easier” - NEA What is Twitter? Twitter is an online social networking site which allows users to send and receive messages of up to 140 characters. Why should I join Twitter? 17 Ways to Visualize the Twitter Universe I just created a new Twitter account, and it got me to thinking about all the data visualization I've seen for Twitter tweets. I felt like I'd seen a lot, and it turns out there are quite a few. Here they are grouped into four categories - network diagrams, maps, analytics, and abstract. Network Diagrams

Twitterize Yourself Into an Infographic The new website called announced it went live yesterday. It is billing itself as the place to create beautiful visualizations in minutes and instantly apply the graphics of top designers to create an infographic of your information -- or as they call it, a push-button approach to a visualization creation. Unfortunately, this part is coming soon. However, its Twitterize Yourself visualization lab is open, ready to use, and oh, what fun. Essentially, you plug in your twitter handle, select a few customization options, decide if you want a “solographic” or a “faceoff” with another tweeter, and click to create.

15 handy Twitter tips and tricks Twitter's immediacy and ability to put people in direct contact make it a powerful tool, but there's much more to it than simple status updates, retweets and replies. Here are 15 Twitter tips to help you to get more from your account. 1. Run a Twitter search Browse to and enter your keywords in the search bar. Twitter in the Classroom and Twitter Posters I think it is fabulous when schools decide to intentionally use social media as part of the learning day. I am working with a school right now that has hired me to help them do just that. A little background before I tell you how we are doing it: This is a kindergarten through eighth grade private school. There are three classes at every grade level up to fifth grade. Sixth through eighth grade looks like your typical middle school with a variety of subjects and teachers. Every classroom has a Promethean interactive whiteboard connected to a Mac Mini as well as two additional Mac Mini’s for students to use and a teacher MacBook.

8 Useful and/or Fun Twitter Tools I've been on Twitter since February 19, 2007 and to celebrate my 10,000th follower, I'd like to share some interesting Twitter tools. When Did You Join Twitter?No, I don't recall the exact date I first signed into Twitter. I typed my username into, and it let me know when I created my account. My Tweet 16Enter a username to view their first 16 tweets. Teaching Teachers to Tweet - EdTech Researcher UserID: iCustID: IsLogged: false IsSiteLicense: false UserType: anonymous 3 tips for teachers new to Twitter SmartBlogs A colleague who knows that Twitter is my favorite social space stuck her head in my room the other day with a complaint. “Bill, Twitter’s not working for me. No one ever replies to any of my questions. What’s the point of posting if no one is ever listening?”

Teachers Roadmap to The Use of Twitter in Education Twitter is a social network of huge importance for us in education. We have posted several articles about it here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning and there is even a separate section where you can access all the educational tools you might need to effectively leverage Twitter in your teaching and learning.

10 Easy Ways to Optimize Your Twitter Strategy 10 Easy Ways to Optimize Your Twitter Strategy Posted by Pat Owings on Sun, Oct 28, 2012 @ 07:05 AM What if we were to tell you there's a free method of connecting with over 500 million internet users, 140 million of whom live in the United States? With no cost other than your time, you can define your brand, gain customers, scope out your competitions' leads and even perform market research. Twitter is among the most powerful tools for growing and defining your brand. The micro-blogging platform has grown into an international wealth of user-generated content that could offer insight into what your clients really want or help you connect with industry thought-leaders.

Ce site propose des façons de faire pour intégrer les réseaux sociaux à notre classe d'une façon pertinente et utile à l'apprentissage des élèves. by mariepierebernatchez Oct 10