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@twitterstories. 13 Twitter Tips and Tricks to Tweet Like a Pro - Webopedia. Posted May 28, 2015 By Matthew Guy From celebrity tweets to hosting live Twitter chats, our favorite Twitter tips will have you tweeting like a pro in no time.

13 Twitter Tips and Tricks to Tweet Like a Pro - Webopedia

A Primer for EdTech: Tools for K-12 and Higher Ed. Teachers - Hybrid Pedagogy. This is the sixth article in a series focused on creating a dialogue among K-12 and post-secondary pedagogies and pedagogues.

A Primer for EdTech: Tools for K-12 and Higher Ed. Teachers - Hybrid Pedagogy

Click here to read the original CFP. Every educator, from kindergarten to graduate school, should contribute to the important and significant work of teaching students to use online sources and social networks for educational and professional goals. To ignore the technology, or assume that our students already know it because they use it every day, is to participate in educational malpractice. I teach Freshman Composition and Freshman Literature at an urban open-entry state institution. Posting links in a Tweet. All links (URLs) posted in Tweets are shortened using our t.co service.

Posting links in a Tweet

When viewing the Tweet on twitter.com the original URL (or shortened version of the original URL) will be displayed. Below are instructions on how to post a link in a Tweet on the web and on your mobile device. How to post a link in a Tweet on the web: Type or paste the URL into the Tweet box on twitter.com.A URL of any length will be altered to 23 characters, even if the link itself is less than 23 characters long. Your character count will reflect this.Click the Tweet button to post your Tweet and link. Note: You cannot opt out of our t.co link shortening service. How to post a link in a Tweet from your mobile device: Open your preferred mobile app, or begin a new text message.Type or paste the URL into your Tweet. Lifelong Learning is the Most Crucial Educational Mindset.

Doctors, lawyers, and other professionals never stop learning new techniques and strategies to hone their craft and remain on the cutting edge in their field – and so, too, do teachers.

Lifelong Learning is the Most Crucial Educational Mindset

Teachers should consider the concept of “lifelong learning” and a few reasons it’s a great frame of mind for educators to have. What Is a Lifelong Learning Mindset? Image via Flickr by duane schoon According to Gerhard Fischer, director of the Center for LifeLong Learning & Design (L3D) at the University of Colorado, Boulder, “lifelong learning is an essential challenge for inventing the future of our societies; it is a necessity rather than a luxury to be considered … It is a mindset and a habit for people to acquire.

12 Rules Of Great Teaching - 12 Rules Of Great Teaching by Terry Heick Recently, I’ve been thinking of the universal truths in teaching.

12 Rules Of Great Teaching -

Students should be first. Don’t always start planning with a standard. Questions matter more than answers. So I thought I’d gather twelve of them to start with. 1. This is how great things are built. 2. Why Understanding These Four Types of Mistakes Can Help Us Learn. By Eduardo Briceño This article was first published in the Mindset Works newsletter.

Why Understanding These Four Types of Mistakes Can Help Us Learn

We can deepen our own and our students’ understanding of mistakes, which are not all created equal, and are not always desirable. Twitter as a learning tool for teachers. Few tools have changed the nature of learning — or left teachers more baffled — than Twitter.

Twitter as a learning tool for teachers

Part of a group of services officially known as microblogs, Twitter makes two simple tasks possible: 1) Users can post short, 140-character messages — known as tweets — to the Web. 2) Users can automatically follow the messages being posted by others. Now I know what you’re thinking: “How can anyone share anything valuable for the ongoing professional development of teachers in 140 characters or less? Isn’t that even shorter than text messages and complete sentences?” And if you’ve seen any mass media coverage of Twitter, you’re likely to be even more skeptical, knowing little more than which celebrities — Kirstie Alley, Larry Johnson, John Mayer, Oprah, Ellen, Shaquille O’Neil — are using Twitter to connect with viewers, insult their bosses, mock their ex-girlfriends, or make racial slurs.

You’ll also notice three symbols being used over and over again: RT, @ and #. Can Tweeting Help Your Teaching? So, what are you doing?

Can Tweeting Help Your Teaching?

If you’re one of the 3 million people on Twitter, you are likely inclined to tell whoever cares right now, in 140 characters or fewer (or, about the length of this paragraph). Twitter, on the small chance that you don’t know, is the free micro-blogging service that enables users to post short messages, or Tweets, that are delivered to friends, enemies, family, colleagues -- anyone who has subscribed. These are your followers.

Can Tweeting Help Your Teaching? A printable 1-page Twitter guide for all skill levels. Share Tweet Email.

A printable 1-page Twitter guide for all skill levels

25 top ways teachers use Twitter in the classroom. Getting started with one of the most popular learning trends is always something worth considering.

25 top ways teachers use Twitter in the classroom

When it comes to blended learning, that’s just something every teacher, student, and school leader should consider. If you’re looking to dive into this innovative new method of engaging students, this graphic guide is perfect for you. This graphic we found via Pinterest is one of the best and most straightforward guides around. It’s perfect for anyone looking to get a bit more informed and offered a basic level of understanding on blended learning.

Random bit of information: by the end of the decade (2019), about half of all high school courses will be delivered online. What Will The Future Of Education Look Like? 25 top ways teachers use Twitter in the classroom.