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A Teacher’s 3 Twitter Accounts

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. Once you have something to share, the iPad will allow you to pick which account to Tweet with and thus which group will receive it. Below are 3 account ideas for how iPad teachers can get the most from Twitter. @EDUCATOR – Tweet as an Educator The first account is your ‘Educator’s’ account (mine’s @iPadWells) with which you interact with other teachers and share resources. @TEACHER – Tweet as a classroom teacher Create an account for your classroom activities with your students. Take photos of good student work during any day. @Dept – Tweet as a Department or School This is something I’m just setting up now. Here’s the list of ideas so far: Conclusion

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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. New Poster: Explaining SAMR Model Through Google Apps November 27, 2014 Here is another great find today from Google Apps Action. Davis created this excellent visual illustrating how to integrated SAMR model using Google Apps. She made use of two main apps: Google Docs and Google Hangout, and for each of the SAMR levels (substitution, Augmentation, Modification, and Redefinition) she provided an example of a task together with the app to do it. To me, the strength of this work lies in the task samples mentioned here. Teachers can repurpose them and try them with their own students in class.

The Complete Guide To Twitter Hashtags For Education What is a hashtag? A word or phrase preceded by a “#.” How do hashtags work? Twitter can be a busy place with lots of tweets–and thus lots of “noise.” A #hashtag is a way to aggregate tweets that are appended with a hashtag. Picture it like a magnet that attracts all messages categorized by that topical word or phrase. 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.

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.

Web tools that can be embedded There’s a gazillion cool online tools nowadays and many provide code that you can use to embed what you’ve found or created into your blog posts, pages or added to text widgets in your blog sidebar. Refer to the following instructions to embed: Below’s a list of tools to get you started: Audio Hosting Websites 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.

OPINION: Twitter Supports These Changing Times in Education EdSurge Newsletters Receive weekly emails on edtech products, companies, and events that matter. As I write this article, education is making a shift towards increased rigor and accountability for teachers, students, and administrators. With the new Common Core State Standards and the Smarter Balanced assessments out and about, students and teachers are being pushed to new levels. Education is no longer defined in terms of what a teacher will teach, but rather in terms of what a student will be able to demonstrate. But that’s not the only big shift. How To Create A Twitter List - A Step By Step Guide! By now, you already know that Twitter is a great tool for teachers . Not only can you use it in your classroom to keep your students and their parents informed of what’s going on, you can also use it in class for projects and homework, and you can use it for your own professional development and PLN . Recently, we heard from a teacher who uses Twitter Lists to help manage her PLN and keep her sane when she’s trying to find the resources she needs. Twitter lists are a great way to maximize what you can get out of the tool, and an easy way to help you categorize and ‘file’ the people/things/information you’re after!

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 Compelled Educator: Don't Use Twitter with Your Students Maybe you’d like to say to me, “Jennifer, how can you say not to use twitter with our students? You are a huge fan of twitter and you promote it in your school.” This is how I would respond,

How (And Why) To Try Twitter Teams In School Twitter can give a school district’s constituents—parents, community members, students and teachers—a real-time peek into the working lives of administrators and teachers and into the amazing projects students are working on daily. It is an instantaneous platform for communicating what reading material you find interesting, which teachers are doing innovative things in classrooms, displays of school spirit and of technology integration, showcases of community service and more. According to Washington Post columnist Michael S.

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