Basic Twitter Analysis With twXplorer


There have been a number of posts here on ProfHacker about using Twitter , particularly around archiving tweets. I decided to search #RIPTwitter (a popular hashtag recently due to the changes Twitter has been proposing) to show what the tool is capable of doing.

Vernier releases free Graphical Analysis app for Chromebooks

Educational Technology Guy

Vernier, makers of very popular sensors and data collection systems, have just released their free Graphical Analysis app for Chromebooks. The app can then be used to create graphs, create annotations, and perform analysis with statistics. Graphical Analysis for Chrome and its support of Vernier sensors provides schools with an easy-to-use and cost-effective way to further utilize Chromebooks and engage students in hands-on learning in science and STEM classrooms.”

Helping Students Master Information Analysis

The Electric Educator

To help prepare students for this challenging segment of the ACT and to teach them the importance of data analysis and critical thinking, I begin writing and giving timed mini "challenge questions" to my students. Work backwards on analysis questions.

10 Reasons Twitter Works In Education

TeachThought - Learn better.

10 Reasons Twitter Works In Education. As a social media platform, twitter is extremely likeable. While all social media sites serve some useful niche or they’d likely disappear, twitter has significant potential for academic applications. 10 Reasons Twitter Works In Education.

Twitter Chats for Learning Easy vs. Hard

My Island View

One Education Twitter chat that precedes all others is #Edchat. For those who are not Twitter chat savvy, a Twitter chat originally was a discussion that uses a specific hashtag to conduct a real-time chat on a specific subject. Edchat Radio Show on The BAM Radio Network is a weekly analysis of the week’s chat with myself and Nancy Blair hosting with a different guest each week [link]. It was founded July 30, 2009 and has run continuously ever since.

How Twitter influences the Common Core debate

eSchool News

Daly (University of California, San Diego), and Miguel del Fresno (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia in Madrid, Spain) tracked Twitter posts from September 2013 to March 2014, following the #commoncore hashtag to determine how public debate on social media can influence education policy.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking


And they could be critical for baseline analysis of student skills and formative assessment. Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information. Homepage Analysis : Students identify advertisements on a news website.

#365papers in 2018


I’ve got my own list that I’ll be editing and maintaining throughout the year over on my own website and I’ll be posting updates to Twitter using the #365papers hashtag but doing the statistical analysis of it is looking better and better the more I think about it.

Using Vernier Data Tools on a Chromebook

Educational Technology Guy

Earlier this year they released their Graphical Analysis tool for Chromebooks (free) and they have continued to make their products work with Chromebooks. For the USB connection for the sensors, you need the USB connector and the Graphical Analysis Software.

If We Could Write 10,000 Words.

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

English teachers are the jacks of all trades in the academic world: we juggle reading, writing, analysis, standardized testing with a myriad of texts and techniques. Students have access to writing in forms that were not available to me way back when: Facebook, Twitter, blogging, email, etc.

Pursuing Happiness

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Through textual analysis and some later help from Chris Gardner''s film, The Pursuit of Happyness , starring Will Smith, my students finally realized something that they take for granted: people are not entitled to be happy (ie. common core happiness literature teaching twitter

Supercharge Student (and Teacher) Financial Literacy With #PowerofEcon Day on April 26

The CoolCatTeacher

Subtitle: Sponsored by Discovery Education and CME Group From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. These free activities and a power-packed Twitter chat will energize and provide support for your financial literacy discussions.

Sustainable Development Goals: Writing Journals

User Generated Education

Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.

What Gartner’s Top Tech Trends for 2019 Mean for Education

EdTech Magazine

Augmented data analysis, blended digital tools and connected networks will reign among technology innovations in the coming year, according to IT analyst group Gartner’s top 10 tech trends of 2019. . Twitter. What Gartner’s Top Tech Trends for 2019 Mean for Education.

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Project Pals: The Perfect PBL Software for Project Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

PBL Software Review From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Built-in analysis tools are ready to add to your project. Analysis – some typical methods of analysis are included and ready to add for students to analyze pieces of a project.

How NEO helped me work my way into a blended learning environment


To get started I read the book Flip Your Classroom: Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day by Aaron Sams and Jonathan Bergmann, joined several groups online and followed a couple of entities on Twitter. Several years ago I decided to flip my classroom.

Documenting Learning

User Generated Education

I approach experiential learning from a cycle of learning which includes reflecting on and analysis of things done through learning-by-doing. doing a backchannel through Twitter with a hashtag or a platform like TodaysMeet.

How to Spot Bad Science infographic- all students need to know this

Educational Technology Guy

Sometimes the data itself is bad, sometimes its the way an argument is being presented, or the analysis of the evidence and data is flawed. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Science, in this day and age of the internet and "experts" on everything, is sometimes not all that accurate.

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The fame monster

Learning with 'e's

Can our worth be measured by the amount of Twitter followers we have or by how many +1s we receive on Google+? This number is calculated among other things, on an analysis of my recent web activity on Twitter, Facebook and Google+ over the last 90 days.

FETC 2019: How Small K–12 Schools Can Keep Their Networks Secure

EdTech Magazine

JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Follow @EdTech_K12 on Twitter for continued FETC 2019 coverage. IT teams should also monitor and record network activity for threat analysis, as well as integrate full disk encryption on all faculty laptops. Twitter.

Owl Eyes: The Must-Get Web-App for Classical Literature Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

Edtech Apps that work From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Character Analysis in Macbeth / “Macbeth as a Dynamic Character (Act II, Scene i)”.

Data Analytics a Key Skill for Administrators in K–12

EdTech Magazine

K-12 school districts looking to improve student success rates should invest in training administrators in data analysis, according to a report from the Data Quality Campaign. Twitter. Data Analytics a Key Skill for Administrators in K–12. eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 08/17/2018 - 17:00.

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8 Types of Blended Learning According to Research

The CoolCatTeacher

Design Your Classroom for Maximum Learning From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Videos, online websites, and data analysis don’t replace teachers , they help them.

K–12 Teachers Use Augmented and Virtual Reality Platforms to Teach Biology

EdTech Magazine

Twitter. K–12 Teachers Use Augmented and Virtual Reality Platforms to Teach Biology. eli.zimmerman_9856. Thu, 03/28/2019 - 14:48.

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Drones Take Their Place in the K–12 Classroom

EdTech Magazine

Besides becoming a pilot, they could look at jobs in programming, design, engineering, mechanics and data analysis. Twitter. Drones Take Their Place in the K–12 Classroom. eli.zimmerman_9856. Wed, 03/20/2019 - 16:25. Many children look at drones as cool toys.

Digital Promise Research Map: A Starting Place for Exploring Research on Learning

Digital Promise

Our analysis of these publications revealed 11 broad topics, such as Student Motivation and Cognition & Memory, which are broken down into more than 120 subtopics.

4 Surprising Benefits of Gaming for K–12 Students

EdTech Magazine

A meta-analysis of 111 video game–related studies recently published in the Psychological Bulletin found 10 to 30 hours of gameplay can help students improve their spatial cognition and multitasking. Twitter. 4 Surprising Benefits of Gaming for K–12 Students. eli.zimmerman_9856.

TCEA 2019: How K–12 Schools Can Simplify Data Analytics Initiatives

EdTech Magazine

The data available to teachers and administrators is too unpredictable and uncontrollable in its number of variables to make effective statistical data analysis possible, Charland noted. TCEA 2019: How K–12 Schools Can Simplify Data Analytics Initiatives. eli.zimmerman_9856.

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FETC 2019: K–12 Schools Need Evolved Security Protocols to Thwart Next-Gen Hackers

EdTech Magazine

A recent analysis of 4,000 CDW-G security assessments shows schools may not be ready to handle this kind of threat because of outdate or ineffective technology. JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Follow @EdTech_K12 on Twitter for continued FETC 2019 coverage. Twitter.

New Student Discovery Sets for Tablets from LOC


They inspire critical thinking and deep analysis of “text” in multiple formats. Interactive tools let students zoom in, draw to highlight details, and conduct open-ended primary source analysis.

XplorLabs Fire Forensics: A Free STEM Module for Middle School Science

The CoolCatTeacher

A Next Generation Science Standards Aligned Lab Activity (FREE) From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Data analysis is part of the second step of this online, interactive middle school science lab from Xplorlabs.

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Study Finds Data Analytics Help Lower Rates of Disciplinary Action in K–12

EdTech Magazine

While the study’s researchers could not determine whether the use of data analytics was solely responsible for the drop in suspensions, that result is a promising sign that data analysis could “reduce exclusionary discipline and encourage more positive student behavior.". Twitter.

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How to Resolve Entrepreneurship’s Split Personality Problem

EdNews Daily

Consequently, entrepreneurship programs provide practical and hands-on instruction on everything from imagination and ideation to market analysis and business plans. Connect with him on Twitter. Entrepreneurship as a higher education discipline has something of a split personality.

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Thinking about connected learning

K12 Open Ed

In a chat on Twitter, this weekend, Kevin said that our little postcard project was one of the “most connected/enjoyable” CLMOOC activities. This may seem like an overly academic analysis of this project. (I

Mentoring Minds - instructional materials to develop critical thinking skills

Educational Technology Guy

The company's main goal is to provide materials that help students increase their critical analysis and reasoning skills, along with problem solving skills. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

John Green launches Crash Course: Navigating Digital Information


Using a Thought Bubble example of a tweet advocating for steel straws, John demonstrates the need to have discussions with real data, to engage in cost-benefit analysis, and he shares the importance of understanding the fine line between being skepticism and cynicism. Twitter: [link].

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New tablets for Education - comparing the new Acer Chromebook Tab 10 and the new Apple iPad

Educational Technology Guy

link] Analysis: New iPads will help Apple in education but probably not enough [link] Apple needs more than apps to win over educators- Apple used to be in a lot of classrooms, but are new iPads enough to woo educators? Follow me on Twitter and Google+.