Twitter EDU – The Twitter Guide

Pair-a-dimes for Your Thoughts

Twitter EDU :: Your (FREE) One-Stop-All-You-Need-To-Know-Guide to Twitter. Here is a brief description of the book: Your One-Stop-All-You-Need-To-Know-Guide to Twitter. The hardest part of Twitter is that it does not have a friendly entry point.

Communicating and Connecting With Social Media (An Excerpt)

A Principal's Reflections

The book is entitled Communicating & Connecting With Social Media: Essentials for Principals and will be available from Solution Tree on May 19, 2011 Using Twitter to Build Your School’s Brand The good news is that open-communication practices in a social media world don’t have to be intimidating. For principals, experiments in open communication typically begin with Twitter (www.twitter.com) and Facebook (www.facebook.com).

How Hashtags Can Empower You in 2016

Teacher Reboot Camp

“The hashtag, that ubiquitous pound sign followed by a keyword, are part of the language of social media.”- Hashtags are now used on other social media sites, like Facebook, Instagram, and GooglePlus. Create a hashtag to start a movement or Twitter chat!

Edhashtag Clouds: Click, Explore, Connect

Teacher Reboot Camp

The hashtag (# in front of a word without spaces, which transforms the word into a url on social media sites, like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram) was invented 8 years ago today by Chris Messina on August 23, 2007. Click on any hashtag to go to the Twitter stream. Find @Cybraryman1 ‘s edhashtag list here and the official Twitter chat schedule here. Love these resources? Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go.

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Edhashtag Clouds: Click, Explore, Connect

Teacher Reboot Camp

The hashtag (# in front of a word without spaces, which transforms the word into a url on social media sites, like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram) was invented 8 years ago today by Chris Messina on August 23, 2007. Click on any hashtag to go to the Twitter stream. Find @Cybraryman1 ‘s edhashtag list here and the official Twitter chat schedule here. Love these resources? Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go.

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Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon on episode 190 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. He has worked as a technology entrepreneur in a variety of different fields related to children’s media. Twitter: @elemenous.

Goal: Test the Power of Hashtags

Teacher Reboot Camp

Accomplish this goal by creating your own hashtag on social media, getting your students to create their own hashtag movements, or working as a class to create a class hashtag movement. Hashtags are one of the most powerful ways to communicate and spread messages on social media.

How a Flipped Syllabus, Twitter and YouTube Made This Professor Teacher of the Year

Edsurge

And there are a variety of alternative assignments, like the Twitter World Leader assignment. Tell us about the Twitter World Leaders. 3) Current events flash quizzes —Boyer creates a video podcast about a particular current event issue, creates a “flash” quiz on material covered in the podcast, and announces the quiz using social media. Boyer's Twitter World Leader Assignment; full size image here.

HASHTAGS CAN EMPOWER TEACHING

techlearning

The ubiquitous hashtag, which first appeared on Twitter in 2007, is now also used on Facebook, Instagram, GooglePlus, and other social media platforms, and is part of the language of social media.

Here's a Neat Infographic on 'The History of the Hashtag'

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

According to the infographic, Chris Messina first suggested using hashtags for Twitter groups in 2007. Facebook Flickr Google plus hashtags Instagram social media tumblr People ask me about hashtags all the time. What do they mean?"

The changing Web

Learning with 'e's

Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. Essentially, the Web has become more social. and Wheeler, S (2007) The emerging Web 2.0

Goal: Test the Power of Hashtags

Teacher Reboot Camp

Accomplish this goal by creating your own hashtag on social media, getting your students to create their own hashtag movements, or working as a class to create a class hashtag movement. Hashtags are one of the most powerful ways to communicate and spread messages on social media. Hashtags are now used on other social media sites, like Facebook, Instagram, and GooglePlus. Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward ! .

Being Connected is Not the Same as Connectedness #CEM15 #edtechchat

Reading By Example

We shared a laugh about the event that we would not have known without social media. A5: If schools leverage the power of @twitter @facebook @RemindHQ the rest of connectedness will take care of itself #satchatoc.

2016 Fall CUE Overview

CUE

I’ll be one of those #notatcue people, and will be engaging with #fallcue followers via social media from my home just outside of Chicago. I’m excited to serve as CUE’s social media ambassador from afar for my fourth CUE event!

An #Edchat Conversation-Howard Rheingold and Critical Thinking

The Web20Classroom

When writing your question please include your first and last name, Twitter name and location. **We His current projects include the Social Media Classroom , The Cooperation Project , Participatory Media Literacy , HASTAC/MacArthur Foundation grantee , and the 21st Century Literacies videos.

Take Control of Your Public Relations

A Principal's Reflections

Upon becoming Principal of New Milford High School in June of 2007 I made it one of my primary goals to work hard at sharing with my stakeholders all of the accomplishments centered around teaching and learning occurring on a routine basis. Then social media came into my life.

#CUE17- The Game

CUE

My role has been to monitor social media, contribute to virtual conversations, and share ideas and resources with the #notatcue folks who are participating from a distance. CUE Media Festival.

The People and Moments That Define Us

A Principal's Reflections

After having assumed the duties of both athletic director and vice principal at New Milford High School I became the principal in 2007. Once in the space that social media provided, I began to lurk and learn.

Experiences in Self-Determined Learning: Moving from Education 1.0 Through Education 2.0 Towards Education 3.0

User Generated Education

Moving Forward in the PAH Continuum: Maximizing the Power of the Social Web: Lisa Marie Blaschke. Heutagogy and Social Communities of Practice: Will Self-determined Learning Re-write the Script for Educators?: Philipp Schmidt (2007) provide an excellent comparison of how Education 1.0

How to Assess Your District: The Global Challenge Project Case Study

The CoolCatTeacher

Mark Wise on episode 223 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Our middle school, like many other middle schools, have teams made up of Language Arts, Social Studies, Science and Math. Twitter: @wisemancometh.

What these teens learned about the Internet may shock you!

The Hechinger Report

High School seniors (left to right) Hayley Striegel, Olivia Poplawski, Cheri Zheng-Fredericks and Julie Pignataro look for ways to verify information they’ve encountered on social media. My students are all about social media. High School social studies teacher.

Bucking the Trend

A Principal's Reflections

The following is a guest post by Michael Warren , a Social Studies Teacher at Hasbrouck Heights High School in NJ. You can follow him on Twitter at @mrwarren29. Michael recently visited New Milford HS and reflected on hist visit below.

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The Good Stuff

A Principal's Reflections

When I became the Principal at New Milford High School in 2007 I felt that it was extremely important to communicate with various stakeholders (parents, BOE members, Central Office, staff, etc.) One of the best parts of the month for me is compiling the monthly Principal''s Report.

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My top 5 posts of 2014

Learning with 'e's

I started blogging back in 2007 to capture my thoughts and make them more concrete. When I began to share them publicly, I opened up my ideas for others to consider and comment on. I have learnt a lot from doing so, and I encourage all my students to do the same now.

Edtech and Social Emotional Learning #sel

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 137 with Dr. Michelle Zimmerman on the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Dr. Michelle Zimmerman @mrzphd talks about social emotional learning and education technology.

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The Fallacy of the “Either/Or” Scenario

The Principal of Change

I am visiting a district in Pennsylvania soon, and as a “Twitter Challenge” before I join them, educators were encouraged to send some questions to me ahead of time.

Merge Cube Mania in Middle School

The CoolCatTeacher

Karen Bosch on episode 288 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Karen: About a month ago, I started seeing stuff on social media. They had to include media in the review. Twitter: @karlyb.

What to do with a good old wiki resource?

Bryan Alexander

Consider this a case study in evolving social media. Back in 2007 I traveled a great deal (and still do), which meant (and means) spending a lot of time in airports. Maybe because Twitter and Facebook took up some of our desire to jot down short observations from life.

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3 Apps to Prioritize Your Day

Ask a Tech Teacher

Started in Israel in 2007, feature-packed Waze was purchased by Google about a year ago which means it can share features with–and from–Google’s in-house Google Maps. What a great lesson for students to learn about the power of the internet, social media, and one person.

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Education Technology and 'Fake News'

Hack Education

It’s taken on multiple meanings too: first used to identify the misinformation that had occurred online surrounding the 2016 election, it was later embraced by President Trump to denigrate and dismiss “the mainstream media.” They struggle with facts about social studies.

Dear ISTE (reprised)

NeverEndingSearch

The organization acknowledges the accelerated pace of change and is entering the process of seeing what works, what is still relevant, what is obsolete, what is still missing since the last refresh in 2007. The 2007 standards described a landscape in which we were using technology to learn.

Die, American cable tv news, die

Bryan Alexander

The first step towards media and information literacy in 2015 is to stop watching American tv news. Good thing we’re relying on him, instead of social media, eh? Did you know CNN publishes a Fear and Greed Index? That this is a regular thing? Hang on. Let me start again.

Free Lesson Plans and Other Resources to Prevent Cyberbullying and Promote Online Safety

Edsurge

One in three young people have experienced online threats, a rate that has nearly doubled from 2007 to 2016. We are also giving away free lesson plans about online safety topics and holding a Twitter contest to give educators a chance to win a #BeKindOnline shirt. Safe use of social networks — focusing on how to stay safe on social media platforms, how to create and store passwords, and how to identify and how to avoid computer viruses.

Peter Thiel and the Future (and Funding) of Education Technology

Hack Education

That sentiment was echoed this week in the hashtag #repealthe19th trended on Twitter , as Trump supporters responded to an image shared by poll analyst Nate Silver showing a landslide victory for Trump if only men voted this fall. He was the first investor in the social media company in 2004.) ResearchGate (social networking site for researchers).

EdCampBLC- Free "Unconference" on July 16

SpeechTechie

EdcampBLC is formerly known as EduBloggerCon "East"- the name was changed to reflect the diverse participation of participants in education and social media. At the first annual EduBloggerCon in Atlanta on June 23, 2007 it was suggested that regional EduBloggerCon events be held to expand participation. Contact the organizers via Twitter or email. Follow and use Twitter hashtag #EdCampBLC to join the conference before it begins

ISTE12: Let's Go to San Diego!

The Daring Librarian

Don''t miss my post: Daring Conference Packing Tips & Tricks ) A Life-Changing Ed-Tech Event My first NECC (now ISTE) conference was in 2007 - Atlanta - was epic! If not, I''ll bring my own from last year! :-) I''m a Social Butterfly! Exciting times ahead!

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via Politico : “ Several Trump appointees shared unflattering views of minorities, women on social media.” Here’s a science textbook I was assigned at his school in 2007. Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via George Veletsianos : “A large-scale study of Twitter Use in MOOCs.” ” Via The New York Times : “ Generation X More Addicted to Social Media Than Millennials , Report Finds.”

Future Trends Forum #8, with Jim Groom: full recording, notes, and Storify

Bryan Alexander

Twitter activity during the hour was also very energetic, so I Storified it. He cited Jon Udell ‘s vision of Wikipedia as a place where knowledge is socially constructed. In 2007 Jon Udell made this argument in an Educause podcast, addressing non-educational data ( link ).

Future Trends Forum #8, with Jim Groom: full recording, notes, and Storify

Bryan Alexander

Twitter activity during the hour was also very energetic, so I Storified it. He cited Jon Udell ‘s vision of Wikipedia as a place where knowledge is socially constructed. In 2007 Jon Udell made this argument in an Educause podcast, addressing non-educational data ( link ).

Developing networks, readers, and interaction online

Connecting 2 the World

In many cases, students would try out the same technology, such as twitter or facebook, but using it slightly different so they could determine the affordance of that technology for a particular purpose. However, choice of media and the level of familiarity that an audience has with the technology you are planning to use becomes more important. Even those that had twitter accounts that they used on a regular basis felt uncomfortable "interacting" on twitter. 2007).