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The Ultimate Twitter Guidebook For Teachers

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How to Integrate Web 2.0 Tools into the Classroom ‘Web 2.0’ is a term familiar to all teachers. Stated in its simplest form, it’s the set of interactive internet-based tools used by students to enrich educational opportunities. ‘Web 1.0’ referred to the act of accessing Letting Twitter change the way we teach I read a great article last week titled "How to Present While People are Twittering". I was reminded of it today during an email conversation with ZDNet's resident social media guru, Jennifer Leggio. We were joking about Twitter and she said, Chris, you're becoming more obsessed with Twitter than I am. And that's sorta terrifying.

The Beginner's Guide to Twitter Update: This post was updated November 2013 to reflect current statistics and tools. Do you have a parent, friend or colleague ready to ditch his or her digital training wheels and head into Twitter's open wilderness? These pointers should get them started. And even Twitter experts might benefit from a quick refresher on the platform's valuable tools. Three Practical Ideas for Using Twitter in E-Learning Twitter’s all the rage. Some people love it. Some people hate it. But many people really don’t know much about it or don’t do much with it. I’ll have to admit, I have mixed feelings about Twitter (and much of the other social media).

A Visual Guide To Twitter For Beginners You may have a Twitter account that you don’t use very often. You may tweet once in blue moon. You may just use it to ‘lurk’ during hashtag chats you enjoy. ( Check out our list of Twitter hashtags for to get started with that!) But you may not be a full-fledged Twitter user … yet. Top 5 Apps for Administrators to learn and use Top 5 Apps for Administrators I am not an administrator (yet) but in my past life I was a project engineer and I really wish I had some of these tools back then (ok, we had email). I do help the administration and work on many projects at school and these 5 apps have helped me. I do use a lot of other apps on a daily basis, but I think that these are the top 5 apps that administrators should learn and use, especially if they are new to Web 2.0 and Social Networking.

Writing Workshop We call our writing workshop time 'Writers at Work'! It is a combination of approaches (between Kid Writing by Feldgus and Cardonick and the journal writing in The Teacher's Guide to Building Blocks by Hall and Williams). Procedures 1) Model for students The teacher: thinks aloud about possible ideas, draws a picture and orally discusses why certain elements are in the drawing (prewriting) decides what to write that corresponds to the picture does adult/book writing (with student assistance)

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Teachers Use Twitter To Build A Learning Network Text and tutorial videos by Jason Bedell encourages teachers to bring web technology into their practice and use Twitter to build a learning network. In simple but meaningful ways Twitter can contribute to student engagement and learning. There is a strong correlation between high-performing schools and the amount and quality of time that teachers spend collaborating with one another. By supporting one another and sharing their knowledge, educators become better than they would be alone. Twitter is a social network that revolves around short status updates of less than 140 characters. 5 Twitter Rules Every User Should Know We love to do stories on Twitter and how it’s helping teachers and students connect like never before. Many of our fellow bloggers publish stories on Twitter every day! So I thought it might be worthwhile to share the official Twitter logo and brand guidelines.

Web 20.11 - Web 2.0 for 2011 - resources, tips, ideas from Discovery Education Web 20.11 is Discovery Education's FREE Web 2.0 for 2011 resource page. On it, you can access great content on Internet Safety, Media Literacy and links to Web 2.0 Tools. The site is rich with little flash videos detailing the explanation and use of Web 2.0 Tools in the classroom. 20.11 Tools are listed in the following categories: Presentation Tools, Video Tools, Mobile Tools, Community Tools. There is also a Tech Tips blog with ideas and tips for using different tech tools to help your students learn. This is a great resource for new teachers and veterans to learn about Web 2.0 tools.

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