Teachers Teaching Teachers, on Twitter: Q. and A. on 'Edchats' A screenshot from TweetDeck showing, left, a recent #Edchat stream and, right, the #Engchat stream at the same time. Like other groups with shared interests, from epidemiologists to James Joyce fans to locked-out N.F.L. players, teachers are turning to Twitter to collaborate, share resources and offer each other support. Many, in fact, are using it to take professional development into their own hands, 140 characters at a time. Each week, thousands of teachers participate in scheduled Twitter “chats” around a particular subject area or type of student.
Personal Best Parent Update ...from Donald F. Gately Ed.D., Principal, JMS August 24, 2016 Volume II Number 2 Class Assignments 13 Great Twitter Chats Every Educator Should Check Out Education Twitter chats take place when a group of educators "meet" on Twitter at an agreed upon time, using an agreed upon hashtag, to discuss topics of interest in education. Twitter chats range from small discussions with only a few participants to huge conversations with dozens or even hundreds of educators taking part! They provide a unique opportunity for educators to discuss specific topics of interest and connect with colleagues around the world. The word from educators in the trenches is that these chats are making a profound difference in how educators are improving their professional practice, providing ideas, resources and inspiration in ways never thought possible. Interested in giving Twitter chats a try?
Personalized Professional Learning for Future Ready Leaders Strong leadership is essential to systemic, sustainable change in education. Superintendents throughout the country have expressed the desire for evidence-based approaches they can rely upon to lead this change. The Future Ready Leaders project responds to this need by providing a systematic review of research and a personalized playlist for district leaders generated from 50 short, high production quality videos.
Rockland NY Summer Camp Staff - Basics for Summer Camp Staff - Orange County NY Day Camp Where is Deer Mountain Day Camp? Deer Mountain Day Camp is located in Rockland County at 63 Call Hollow Road, Pomona, NY. Located just off exit 13 of the Palisades Interstate Parkway, we are approximately 45 minutes by car from Manhattan and a short ride from most areas in Bergen, Orange and Rockland Counties. Who works at Deer Mountain? A Simple Guide on The Use of Hashtag for Teachers Chris Messana was the first guy to share a tweet containing a hashtag back on August of 2008. Since then, hashtags have become the most popular communicational medium of choice for television shows, political campaigns, educational news and updates, commercials, and also an icon of the 21st century pop culture. So, what is a hashtag ? Here is what Twitter said about it : " The # symbol, called a hashtag, is used to mark keywords or topics in a Tweet. Hashtags are a great way to build community around content."
JMSGrowthMindset JMSGrowthMindset Listen They Don't know my password by Sam Your parents are trying to keep you safe. by Nico Twitter 101: Understanding the Basics posted by Elizabeth Harper on May 17, 2013 in Tech 101, Computers and Software, Phones and Mobile, Mobile Apps, Android Apps, iPhone/iPad Apps, Windows Phone Apps, Guides & Reviews, Social Networking :: 1 comment If you're online—and reading this!—you've probably heard of Twitter. Take the Pledge / Home Skip to Main Content District Home f t p i From Cyber Cafes to Tech Tastes – Journey with Technology When I first moved to ISP, IT coaches (officially called Digital Learning Facilitators) would hold Cybercafes. We ran three Cybercafes concurrently, and each Cybercafe had a theme, and a sequential, cumulative curriculum over several weeks. Examples of topics were iLife, Google Addons, iBooks Author, Research and Searching, Google Sites, Spring Cleaning your Digital Spaces, Creation Tools on iPad, etc. Sometimes we would have 3 participants, at other times 6 or more. We surveyed the staff before each set of new offerings to find out what they were interested in. Some people didn’t show up some weeks, others who were interested could not sign up due to conflicts with afterschool and other activities.
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8 Tips to Create a Twitter-Driven School Culture Author's Note: Thanks to Joe Manko, Liberty Elementary School principal, for inspiring this blog post during an impromptu edcamp at #SXSWEdu this year. For an example of a school trying to create a connected culture through Twitter, follow Liberty Elementary's hashtag and jump into the conversation. Twitter is one of the most powerful tools that you can use for your professional development -- 24/7.