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50 people and hashtags you MUST check out on Twitter

Ditch That Textbook

Getting connected professionally on Twitter was the single most important, most powerful thing I ever did as an educator. Ed Tech connected educator edtech educational technology hashtags social media twitterThe most important. I’m not overstating that. And I can remember exactly when it happened.

4 EdTech Experts Explain the Power of Twitter Chats

Brilliant or Insane

In a live Twitter chat. If you know Twitter and understand the hashtag, you know how easy it is to search any #hashtag on Twitter. The post 4 EdTech Experts Explain the Power of Twitter Chats appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Featured Social Media edtech TwitterBrilliant or Insane. Want to learn something new, right now?

26 Ways Educators Use Twitter

Brilliant or Insane

Maybe you’ve heard about the power of Twitter for education, but you aren’t quite sure how it works. Fedena, a School Management Software company, shares 26 ways educators use Twitter, in this nifty, alphabetized infographic. Find more education infographics on e-Learning Infographics For more powerful Twitter strategies, check out our social media library. The post 26 Ways Educators Use Twitter appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Infographics Social Media edtech TwitterBrilliant or Insane. Meanwhile, share […].

Is it Possible to Practice Active Listening on Twitter?

Brilliant or Insane

The post Is it Possible to Practice Active Listening on Twitter? Issues Social Media edtech TwitterBrilliant or Insane. If I teach my own children and the students that I work with only one thing in my lifetime, I hope it’s this: people tend to gravitate toward those who actively listen. Listeners help speakers feel safe expressing their ideas.

Summer Learning Series-Twitter Chats For Learning

The Web20Classroom

Today we are diving deep into Twitter chats, looking at #edchat and other chats worth your time. That means there is an actual Twitter chat that goes along with that hashtag. What is a Twitter chat? Many folks use a third-party Twitter client like Tweetdeck or Hootsuite and have a column set up to search for #edchat so they see all the tweets during the conversation.

Teachers: Embrace Twitter for Professional Development

Edudemic

This is a reprint of a piece Denise originally wrote for us in 2008, updated to reflect the latest and greatest Twitter know-how. I created my first Twitter account in 2008. Four years later, I finally made the commitment to using Twitter during an edtech conference, where I found myself frantically tweeting, retweeting, and refreshing […]. The post Teachers: Embrace Twitter for Professional Development appeared first on Edudemic. How To Social Media Professional Development twitter twitter guide twitter hashtags

The Guide to Keeping Up with Google - Part 2: Twitter

Shake Up Learning

The Guide to Keeping Up with Google - Part 2: Twitter  As you probably know, keeping up with Google is a challenge for anyone. In Part 2 of this guide, I am going beyond the hashtags to share who I follow on Twitter for all things Google. Twitter is a fantastic resource for learning and is a mainstay of my PLN. There are more than 50 Twitter accounts on this list!

10 Ways To Inspire Students Using Twitter

EdTech4Beginners

Twitter is a popular and useful social media tool. There are lots of ways in which Twitter can be used in the classroom. Here is an example my class did when learning about Charles Darwin in a Science lesson: Another example of a way to use Twitter in the classroom. educators #teched #edtech #mlearning #edchat pic.twitter.com/tIsg86bdVU. Twitter template. I died.

11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School

The CoolCatTeacher

Simple Updates to Your Classroom Procedures and Workflow sponsored by EdTech Software From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Use this checklist and infographic to make sure you’ve included the edtech essentials in your workflow this year. Try Shelfit from EdTech Software. Try Shelfit from EdTech Software. Links.

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Top Twitter EdTech Hashtags for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

he introduction of hashtags to Twitter and later on to other social networking websites such as Facebook and Google Plus has revolutionized the way people interact and share resources on these.read more. Repost

15 hot edtech trends for 2017

eSchool News

To get a glimpse into what the next 12 months will hold for everything from professional development to digital learning, and from communication to virtual reality, 15 ed tech luminaries looked back on 2016 edtech trends to help predict what’s in store for 2017. Follow her on Twitter at @TeachitRalph. Next page: edtech trends 6-10: Better content, small data and neuroscience).

Effective Ways for Educators to Use Twitter

Indiana Jen

I am a big fan of using Twitter to share, collaborate, and learn. This infographic highlights many ways that educators can use Twitter in their practice. Education Educational Resources Educational Technology Professional Development Social Media Technology Ed Tech EdTech Free Educational Resources PD TwitterFind more education infographics on e-Learning Infographics.

The Top Gun of EdTech Conference

Two Guys and Some iPads

That is why I call the CUE Rock Star Camp the Top Gun of EdTech conferences. We have communicated a lot through twitter, Google hangouts, and even worked together on projects throughout the summer. We spent a lot of time together meeting edtech start up companies like Drawp , Studyblue , and Remind 101. It was a week full of meetings, sightseeing, learning, and making friends.

K-12 Blueprint - tools, research, devices, best practices and more to support effective EdTech projects

Educational Technology Guy

There are toolkits with information and resources for developing and deploying technology initiatives, information on choosing the right device for your schools, software and apps, curriculum, news, research, and blogs from educators and edtech leaders. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. edtech educational technology free resources k12blueprint planning project management

Twitter has changed everything!

Two Guys and Some iPads

Ashlee Logan- Our EdTech Rockstar friend from SC! When I started my education career many educators I knew feared social media like Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and others could only do harm to your career. I can now say that Twitter has changed everything! Twitter has opened our eyes to a world of educators and professionals who have inspired us to reach for new heights.

Cool Cat Teacher’s 31 Favorite Everyday Tools I’m Using Right Now #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

A special Valentine's Day Episode of 10MT with Links to Tools and Tech I Use From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Manner of selection of winners: All classroom teachers with a valid Twitter or Instagram handle who leave a review on iTunes for the 10-Minute Teacher show will have their handles put into a random drawing to determine the winner.

8 Top Influencers in Edtech

Gaggle Speaks

Here’s a short list of leading edtech influencers. Do you have any edtech influencers who you know and follow? In addition to Steven’s weekly chats for educators on Twitter, he also hosts workshops for teachers and school administrators. The blog also covers varying edtech issues and best practices in the classroom. Did we miss any? Let us know.

3 Amazingly Simple Ways Twitter Helps You Reach Millions

Brilliant or Insane

Not long ago, someone told me that, “Twitter is not all that.” If you want a juicy steak or a roller coaster ride, Twitter may not be the answer, although you could certainly find those yummy thrills on Twitter–at least pictures or videos of them. So why Twitter? The post 3 Amazingly Simple Ways Twitter Helps You Reach Millions appeared first on Brilliant or Insane.

Digital citizenship lessons from a 9-year-old with 18,000 Twitter followers

eSchool News

Her vlog is so popular that she just launched a Twitter account, @thelivbits , last July—and already she has more than 18,000 followers! In a podcast I recorded with Liv last October, she revealed that her biggest surprise in using Twitter was hearing from one of her favorite authors, Victoria Jamieson. “I Check back later this month for the next must-read post!].

10 Great Twitter Tools and Extensions for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

January 5, 2015 As a microblogging and social networking platform, Twitter provides endless possibilities for teachers' professional development. From attending world EdTech conferences through the.read more. Twitter tools

A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A School Twitter Chat

TeachThought - Learn better.

A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A Twitter Chat In Your School. A twitter chat is an amazing resource for professional development AND gives educators the option to participate in their PJs, from the comfort of their own home! Twitter is always a great resource for PD, but some teachers either don’t have time to use it or don’t know how. Give twitter tips and archive chat.

EdTech Update - bringing the best news about EdTech to you

Educational Technology Guy

The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) and Aggregage are excited to announce the launch of EdTech Update. EdTech Update --. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. edtech free resources newsletter website The content is customizable by the user so that you only get what is the most interesting and relevant content for you.

How To Save a Periscope. #edtech

Kleinspiration

Connect with me on Periscope and Twitter: @KleinErin View my saved Periscope videos from Katch.me: Katch.me/KleinErin Automatically Saving/Archiving All Your Periscope Broadcasts Periscope is a free app you can download to live-stream video and share with the world. Just yesterday I was able to view a Periscope a keynote speaker in New Jersey as I was sitting in my classroom in Michigan.

#EdStuff - a new twitter hash tag for Education

Educational Technology Guy

Twitter is a great resource for education. There are tons of great educational hash tags , including #edchat, #edtech, #scichat, and more. This is another great way to use Twitter to find, share, collaborate, and learn. Related: Twitter for Education - great resource and some hashtags Twitter, Facebook, RSS feeds, Email, Google+ - why/when I use each one Social Media in Education - connect, share, learn, communicate and more. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. free resources social network twitter

EdTech You Should Know

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

EdTech You S hould Know is a new show in the Instructional Tech Talk network of podcasts, created and facilitated by innovative educator Jeff Herb. The episodes are less than 10 minutes and they are designed to offer educators a taste of the great EdTech that''s out there. The show features one educational technology tool per episode that is worth knowing about.

How to Introduce a Young Scholar to Twitter

ProfHacker

I’ve learned from years of trying that nobody “gets” Twitter when you talk to them about it, and that part of the power of it is in the capacity to make global connections to knowledgeable others. Here are some guidelines if you’re a Twitter fan and want to do the same. Twitter does not work well unless it is public. Please share in comments!

3 Powerful Twitter Chrome Extensions for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

November 12, 2015 As a microblogging and social networking platform, Twitter provides endless possibilities for teachers' professional development. From attending world EdTech conferences.read more. Chrome extensions Twitter tools

36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

and a Link to a Free Resource with More Tips From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. As I was reading The Teacher’s Guide to Tech last week, I realized that it had been a while since I’d shared my own favorite edtech tools. So many of these tools are new to me. It is amazing how I use them every single day. Thanks Jennifer! .

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5 Lessons Video Games Can Teach Edtech Developers

The CoolCatTeacher

How Can We Move Education Forward From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Even the most robust, rigorous edtech tool will be usurped by an engaging , robust, rigorous edtech tool. In the movie War Games , the computer asked: “Shall we play a game?” I’ll never forget how his eyes lit up! Engage or be upstaged. hacks.

Keeping Our Eyes on The #EdTech Horizon

Kyle Pace

From my own experience, as well as something that can be quickly deduced by chatting with any educator interested in edtech, keeping up with it all is a never-ending challenge. We can connect and learn on Twitter, through reading blogs, attending face to face events, taking classes, or by just doing a quick search on YouTube. We’re quickly approaching that time. Pat Riley.

The Best Twitter Chat For Teachers In 2015

TeachThought - Learn better.

The Best Twitter Chat For Teachers In 2015. If there was ever a doubt that education twitter chats were kind of a big deal, this television guide-style document should set things straight. Twitter chats aren’t just “things,” but have evolved into fully-functioning professional development for teachers. The Best Twitter Chat For Teachers In 2015. edtech.

Some Very Good Twitter Tools and Extensions for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

As a microblogging and social networking platform, Twitter provides endless possibilities for teachers' professional development. From attending world EdTech conferences through the use of hashtags.read more. Repost

Effective Ways for Educators to Use Twitter

Indiana Jen

I am a big fan of using Twitter to share, collaborate, and learn. This infographic highlights many ways that educators can use Twitter in their practice. Education Educational Resources Educational Technology Professional Development Social Media Technology Ed Tech EdTech Free Educational Resources PD TwitterFind more education infographics on e-Learning Infographics.

EdTech Magazine's 50 Must Read EdTech Blogs & my additions to list

Educational Technology Guy

EdTech Magazine is a great, free website that has tons of articles, resources, product and service reviews, information and more about edtech topics and products. They just published an article "50 Must Read K-12 IT Blogs" that is a list, with short description and link, of 50 different edtech blogs. Cybrary Man''s Educational Web Sites - Jerry has created a one-stop-find-everything resource for educational topics and edtech resources. Connected Principals - a great blog for ideas and resources on edtech, and education, from an administrator''s viewpoint.

5 Ways for Teachers to get Started on Twitter

Indiana Jen

Let’s take Twitter as an example. If you’re unfamiliar with Twitter, it’s a microblogging platform. In the last few years, Twitter has emerged as a powerful platform for educators. In fact, teachers make up a significant amount of the traffic volume on Twitter , and roughly 25% of educators are users of the platform. Get on Twitter. Explore the Interface. Share.

7 kinds of social media posts educators and schools can use now

Ditch That Textbook

Ed Tech connected educator edtech educational technology pln social media twitter Social media has become a way of life. It’s where much of society meets and discusses life. Students are there. Their families are there. Why shouldn’t schools and educators be there, too?

Dear Twitter Marketing: An Open Letter

RafranzDavis.com

To be honest with you, for a platform that fundamentally enables users to share stories, you are missing out on some of the most amazing stories involving twitter. I had no idea that there were so many different ways to disrupt learning (in a good way) until I started connecting via twitter. EdTech I know that you are fully aware of the impact that you are having on education.