8 Ways for Teachers (and Parents) to Use Twitter

Gaggle Speaks

Unless you’ve been living in a box at the bottom of the ocean since 2006, you should know about Twitter, the social network that lets users read and send “tweets” no more than 140 characters long. To help, here are eight ways to get to know Twitter better. Mobile Learning

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Learning with 'e's

How it can be applied in education Social ties are crucially important in the digital age, for as Henry Jenkins argues, it''s the dynamic and participatory elements of reaffirming a group''s social ties that helps us to acquire our collective knowledge (Jenkins, 2006, p.

Games and Apps for Supporting Young Students with Mathematics Difficulties

edWeb.net

According to American School Board Journal in 2006, 40% of US kindergarteners are already one to three years below grade level when they first enter public school. Follow us on Twitter @edWebnet to learn about upcoming webinars and special events!

#4: What does research really say about iPads in the classroom?

eSchool News

Popular mobile devices may come and go, but the iPad has remained a hit in the K-12 classroom. Prensky, 2006). eClassroom News Featured on eSchool News Mobile Learning Research

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The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with 'e's

It is literally the ‘ architecture of participation ’ (O''Reilly, 2004; Barsky and Purdon, 2006) and demands active engagement as a natural facet of its character (Kamel Boulos and Wheeler, 2007). 2006). 2006).

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MAD about Mattering: A New Global Collaborative App Project #steam

The CoolCatTeacher

The Next Step in Global Collaboration From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. MAD about Mattering is a new project that is a dream come true for me! Last year, my students learned to program apps using MAD-Learn and released two apps onto the app store.

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Strategies for Surviving All Types of Assessments

edWeb.net

She then began teaching in 2006 at Airways Middle School as a 7th-grade science teacher. He retired from Mobile County Public School System in December 2005. He began working at Freed-Hardeman University (FHU) in January 2006. You can follow Dr. Tatom on Twitter @drmmtatom.

Livestreaming and Podcasting in the Classroom

edWeb.net

For instance, TwitCasting lets users stream video while commenting via Twitter. He retired from Mobile County Public School System in December 2005. He began working at Freed-Hardeman University (FHU) in January 2006. You can follow Dr. Tatom on Twitter @drmmtatom.

The Challenge of Teaching News Literacy

Edsurge

Really with the advent of the first iPhone, around 2006, everything changed, and social media really took off. Mobile technology and social media were the two big drivers of the changes we're seeing.

Epic Guide To Game Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

100+ Game Based Learning Resources to Get Started in Your Classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Tweeting Aztec’s Project to teach history with Twitter with Australian Educator Jacques du Toit.

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. Wikispaces is also the backbone of my global collaborative projects since 2006, with MAD about Mattering as the most recent example.

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Why students are ignorant about the Civil Rights Movement

The Hechinger Report

But despite those new expectations, most school districts in the state where the 1955 lynching of 14-year-old Emmett Till mobilized black Americans still use textbooks that give local civil rights milestones short shrift.

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10Q: Helen Keegan

Learning with 'e's

In the primary (elementary) and secondary (high) school sectors some can be conspicuous, because through various Teachmeets around the world, and also online during Twitter #edchats, they make their work known to the wider community. We are fortunate to have many innovators in education.

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