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. Windows 8, donde las aplicaciones hablan entre ellas y con el sistema operativo Uno de los aspectos que más me han gustado de Windows 8 y la nueva plataforma de desarrollo de aplicaciones es que facilita mecanismos para algo que antes era bastante más complejo, y con un resultado que en ocasiones dejaba bastante que desear. Windows 8 destaca por sus mecanismos para integrar las aplicaciones de terceros entre ellas y con el sistema operativo. Windows 8 y sus nuevas maneras de mostrar información Windows Phone 7 incluyó una nueva interfaz que daba nuevas posibilidades a los desarrolladores para mostrar información en la pantalla de inicio. El concepto se trasladó a Windows 8, permitiendo que en mi pantalla de inicio, de un vistazo, tenga el tiempo para hoy, mis menciones en Twitter y notificaciones en Facebook, cuantos correos tengo sin leer en cada carpeta que me interesa tener monitorizada y los titulares del día. Una de estas aplicaciones, incluso, puede mostrar información detallada en la pantalla de bloqueo. El sistema de notificaciones unificado: ya era hora
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4 Reasons That I'm Your Tweep When colleagues, who know I am on Twitter, ask about it the first question is always “why?”. After expounding on the benefits that a PLN brings the next question is inevitably “who?”. The people I follow is been a rather short list – one that has changed since I began this process. Whenever I stop following someone it has only confirmed for me why I follow others. (I’m at @Coleesensei on Twitter by the way) I’m yours because: Your Tweets have a Clear Focus : You know why you Tweet and have a common theme for them. You Tweet Professionally: Twitter has a bad ‘rep’ for mundane, self-focused, ‘too much information’ sharing. 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? Have your students and parents follow you on Twitter where you can post reminders about quizzes/tests, upcoming field trips, websites to check out, reminders about homework, etc.Hold “Twitter Chats” with your students. Key Lingo: Tweet - a tweet is just the way to say you posted something on Twitter. Some great hashtags to follow are #edchat #edtech #ntchat Educators really can’t afford to NOT be on Twitter. Follow us on Twitter! @The3TechNinjas @TechNinjaTodd @TechNinjaStacey
Top Web Annotation and Markup Tools Contextual feedback is crucial for remote teams working online to have fast and efficient feedback system. Asking and taking feedback is tedious and usually happens off-context using email and text message. There are some tools, however, that allow teams to discuss things and collaborate online in much better way. Web Annotation and Markup tools help you to comment, discuss and collaborate right on web pages or screenshots or PDFs. Such tools add context to the content and make use of highlights, sticky notes, comments, etc. for making discussions with context. In this post, we’re showcasing the best yet freely available tools for contextual feedback. Read Also: 20 Free Tools to Annotate PDF Documents Scrible Scrible helps building your own online library of annotated articles or research materials and owing to the same, it’s a perfect tool for researchers and remote teams. Scrible offers bookmarklet and an extension for Chrome. Pros: Cons: Diigo Works with mobile apps for Android and iOS
45 Simple Twitter Tips Everyone Should Know About Are you a tweetin’ teacher? Do you rely on tweets for your extended PLN ? Whether you use the service or not, there’s a whole world of information being shared and you should start taking part. But if you’ve been too nervous or unsure about HOW to actually use Twitter as efficiently as possible… the wait is over. We’ve offered up plenty of tips and tricks for Twitter but never anything like this. It’s an elegantly organized set of infographics detailing the step-by-step process of using Twitter and making it work for you. Key Questions Answered Did you know SEO played a role in your Twitter profile? View Tips As Slideshow
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