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A Must Have Guide on Using Twitter in your Classroom

A Must Have Guide on Using Twitter in your Classroom

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.

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Using Twitter for Teachers' Professional Development I am actually engaged in an extensive review of the literature written on the use of Twitter as a Personal Learning Network ( PLN ).Twitter is the core topic of my MAEd thesis and I am trying to approach it from different perspectives : academic, social, and even personal ( for professional development ). Academically speaking, papers investigating the use of Twitter in the world of academia are still scarce and the empirical research done in this field is still very limited. From time to time I feature some of the resources I am actually reading and which I know will be of great interest to my readers here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning.For instance, today I am sharing with you a treasure trove ( I really mean it ) of Twitter lists to subscribe with and follow to stay updated about the latest news, resources, links, researches, and many more according to your area of interest.

4 Simple Ways To Get Started Teaching With Twitter - 4 Simple Ways To Get Started Teaching With Twitter by first appeared on As the use of social media rise, we may feel tempted to suppress its use inside of the classroom to keep students focused on the content. However, social media can provide tools to enhance learning for students. Twitter provides these four techniques (among many others) that teachers can use to enrich their student’s learning: 1. In many cases, experts or topical users can post tweets that provide new ideas to teachers or give teachers ideas on how to expand on their subject. Depending on how dynamic the class and materials are, we can also use embedded tweets at website locations or links to tweets so that students can interact with the experts or topical Twitter accounts in addition to reading them. 2. One challenge we face is finding material we can use and that will help our students learn. 3. 1. 2. 3. 4.

The Twitteraholic’s Ultimate Guide to tweets, hashtags, and all things Twitter Most educators who learn to use Twitter effectively say they learn more from their personal learning network (PLN) on Twitter than they’ve achieved from any other forms of professional development or personal learning. Unfortunately educators often dismiss Twitter, or fail to see the value of Twitter, when they’re first introduced to Twitter. Our aim of this post is to provide all the information you need to learn how to use Twitter effectively as an educator. We regularly update this post with new information. Click on a link below to go to the section you want to read: About the Twitter-a-holic’s Ultimate Guide The original Twitter-a-holic’s Guide was published in July, 2010 when I’d just returned from attending a large conference overseas and realized that while a conference can make you feel really overwhelmed and alone — especially amongst the 13,000 ed tech professionals participants who attend it each year — I never felt alone. Why? Back to Top Introduction to Twitter Be patient. Handle

Twitter for Teachers, a resource Published on April 5th, 2015 | by Mark Anderson I was reminded last week on the power of Twitter which brought together 250 education professionals to London for #TMLondon. Selfies, trending, hashtag, learning and sharing all took place and not only were there 250 teachers there, there were more than 200 viewing online at the same time too. It was phenomenal. It got me thinking again about the power of Twitter. At the same time, I’ve come across another brilliant iPad app by the long-standing graphic and media software giant Adobe called, Adobe Slate. Creación e-Portafolios con Google Sites Creación e-Portafolios con Google Sites Algunos profesores nos han preguntado por el concepto de e-Portfolios. Sin ningún tipo de dudas, el e-Portfolios es un concepto en profunda expansión y que encaja plenamente en los planteamientos de iDidactic. Por eso, hemos creído necesario dedicarle un post a la definición y a la creación de e-Portfolios: Wikipedia define a los Portfolios como la colección de evidencias de todo tipo que permiten al docente y al alumno reflexionar sobre el proceso de aprendizaje,es una forma de evaluar principalmente los procesos. A nivel más teórico: Un portafolio es un registro del aprendizaje que se concentra en el trabajo del alumno y su reflexión sobre esa tarea. En conclusión, desde el actual planteamiento competencial de los aprendizajes los Portafolios y más concretamente los Portafolios digitalizados son una pieza clave para el desarrollo eficiente de esta concepción del aprendizaje.

The Best Twitter Tools and Tips Teachers should Know about My first post here in 2013 is about Twitter. I am not really sure how to start it because there are a lot of things we have written about this social networking platform and the best thing to do is to write a comprehensive e-book which I am expecting to publish next months because for now I am working on two other e-books that I will share with you as soon as they are ready. Speaking about my eBooks, I would like to thank you for uploading and sharing The Best of Teacher's Web Tools. It is really amazing how many of you have already used and embedded it in less than 24 hours since its being published. To keep this post short , I am going to provide you with the most popular content I have published in Twitter for Educators section.