Twitter Tips & Resources for Teachers

Kleinspiration

My Thoughts on Social Media - How I stay ''in the know'' - I was excited to wake up the other day and see that my Twitter video had been posted by my buddy, Jeff, on Edudemic. The Bedley Brothers invited me on their show last week to speak about social media.

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.

5 Home and Smart Phone Filtering Options for Parents

The CoolCatTeacher

Mike Daugherty on episode 245 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. It installs on apps (or on phones and devices across the board, so Windows, Macs, Android, all of that). Twitter: @MoreThanATech.

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To Android or not to Android

There is no box

I’d seriously considered making the switch to Android when the Nexus 5 came out. But this time around I decided it was time to look at Android again. I’m a huge fan of the Finger Print sensor on the back and the notifications in Android have already simplified my work flow.

What’s all the buzz about Messenger Kids?

Ask a Tech Teacher

When preteen kids see parents and older siblings thumbing away at social media accounts, they want to do it. First and foremost: Messenger Kids is not a social media app. More on social media. Make your LMS a social learning platform.

5 Ways for Teachers to get Started on Twitter

Indiana Jen

Social Media and education have a complicated relationship. As such, many administrators have actively cautioned teachers against the use of Social Media, and many educators themselves have condemned Social Media as a mere distraction to education.

My most used/favorite Apps and how I use them

Educational Technology Guy

Social Media - Google+ , Twitter , and Facebook - Google+ is my go to for education and technology resources, connections and sharing. I love that you can have longer posts and discussions than on Twitter. I also use Twitter for education and technology resource finding. Feedly - I subscribe to a lot of sites and blogs and use Feedly to organize and read them, as well as easily share them to Google+, Twitter and even Evernote.

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

NeverEndingSearch

Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses. Social studies teachers will adore these!

Celly Launches New Service and Android App for Building Mobile Social Networks

Educational Technology Guy

There is a full web console to control and monitor things and you can either create a Celly login or login with Facebook or Twitter. There are also many more features such as media links, notes and more. Friends – cliques and social chat ? Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Five Ways for Teachers to get Started on Twitter – From Jen Carey

EdTechTeacher

Social Media and education have a complicated relationship. As such, many administrators have actively cautioned teachers against the use of Social Media, and many educators themselves have condemned Social Media as a mere distraction to education.

Parental Control Quick Guide: Keeping Your Kids Safe Online

Securly

SafeSearch is available for computers, phone browsers, tablets, and Android apps. Social Media Safety. You can limit who can see posts and personal information within your social media circle, but it is best to forgo listing any personal information whatsoever.

Are You on Mastodon Yet? Social Network of Our Own

ProfHacker

Several of the edtech/digped people started appearing there over Thanksgiving weekend, thanks in part to this article , touting Mastodon as the open source alternative to Twitter. According to their “About” page: “Mastodon is a free, open-source social network server.

Sunrise Calendar App: Free App for Mac, Chrome Desktop, iOS or Android Devices

The 21st Century Principal

Recently, Sunrise became available as a stand-alone Mac App in addition to being available for iOS devices, Android devices, and Chrome. You can also connect some social media accounts such as Twitter and Facebook, as well as Evernote.

LinkedIn for Students: Find or Be Found – from Sabba

EdTechTeacher

To complement their platform, LinkedIn introduced LinkedIn Student ( iOS and Android ). Sadia’s advice to students, “Get onto social media because you can make the most amazing connections with the most amazing people plus find out all the information you want.

A PLN Quick Start Guide

A Principal's Reflections

The following list provides some good PLN starting points and resources to assist any educator looking to take their professional growth to new levels: Twitter : Microblogging platform that allows educators from all corners of the globe to communicate in 140 characters or less.

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10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Engage Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

These apps are available for Android and iOS devices. Create your own QR codes with these free websites and apps: Quickmark (Android/iOS/Website)- Scan QR codes with this free app. i-Nigma (Android/iOS/Website)- Scan QR codes with this free app.

The Ultimate Google Cardboard and Expeditions Resource Guide

Shake Up Learning

Google Expeditions Android App. Google Cardboard for Android. Social Media and Hashtags. GoogleVR (official Twitter) . Android and iOS. Google Streetview App ( iOS / Android ). Discovery VR ( iOS / Android ). InMind VR ( iOS / Android ).

Mobile Schools: The Next Generation in Communication and Engagement

A Principal's Reflections

As many of you know, here at New Milford High School we have been at the forefront of adopting social media and the latest technologies to improve the way we run our educational and extra-curricular programs.

My Favorite and Most Used Tech, Apps and Extensions

Educational Technology Guy

I use Tweetdeck in Chrome browser to access my PLN on Twitter. Android Smartphone - with my Android Smartphone, I can access all of my materials and resources, all of the apps and resources listed above and even control my computer with SplasthTop Remote. Android works great with all of the Google resources I use, and the Evernote app for it is awesome. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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Goal: Inspire With a Graphic

Teacher Reboot Camp

Share this message visually on social media. In chapter 20, Goal: Spread Your Message, of The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers , I encourage teachers to write down the messages they wish to share with others, then spread these messages on social media. Join the movement by accomplishing any goal from any of the cycles then letting us know through a blog reflection or status update on our Facebook community or on Twitter, @30GoalsEdu .

Game-Based Digital Literacy with Digital Compass – From Jennifer Carey

EdTechTeacher

Common Sense Media has released Digital Compass , a new tool to teach students about navigating the digital world. The game is targeted at middle school students, an age when most children are getting cell phones and social media accounts (like Facebook and Instagram).

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Friday 5 — 2.6.2015

Perry Hewitt

Social media preferences vary by race and ethnicity. Gmail has always worked well on Android, but despite numerous attempts there hasn’t yet been a comparable experience for iPhone users. Looks like a new deal between Google and Twitter will be making that possible again, which will help Twitter content become more visible to those not already using the service. Friday Five culture email Friday5 news producthunt research social twitter

Animoby- Cool Whiteboard App for Creating Learning Resources

The Playground Advocate

Each presentation I make has a unique URL, so I can also send them the URL for viewing, share it through social media- including Twitter and Google+- or get the embed code to include the presentation on a website or blog. Recently, I downloaded the Animoby App for my iPad.

Friday 5 — 3.17.2017

Perry Hewitt

The early promise of social media as proxy for inclination to purchase has not been realized. HBR explores the marketing value of social media , and highlights ways marketers can gain customer intelligence and make the most of engaged customer endorsements to drive results. Android devices required). It’s not easy to change your logo, especially in an era of social media. John Maeda and team released the 2017 Design in Tech report.

STEAM It Up with the 8 C’s! 50+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

The first movement encourages people to record a six second Vine video of a science experiment or phenomena then post on Tumblr, Twitter, Vine with the #6SecondScience hashtag. Others are encouraged to create their own #EmojiScience videos and share them on social media with the hashtag #EmojiScience. My favorite comic creators are Pixton (Web/iOS/Android), Makebeliefs , ToonDoon , Friendstrip and Comics Head.

Connecting Parents to Student’s Digital Lives

The CoolCatTeacher

Mike Daugherty on episode 281 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. I literally heard someone saying yesterday that most experts say that kids shouldn’t be on social media until they’re 18.

Edmodocon is Aug 7th - free online conference on using Digital Tools in the Classroom

Educational Technology Guy

Edmodo features a social media section, class files, bulletin boards, and much more. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Edmodocon is a free online conference on using Digital Tools in the Classroom. It will be held August 7th.

Thinklink for Education - create interactive images

Educational Technology Guy

It works on all modern browsers, iOS, and Android. You do have to sign up for the free education account, as either a student or teacher, and it allows logins by Google, Facebook, Twitter or email. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Breaking Down Hangouts, Skype, FaceTime

Hansen's Link to Tech

Connect with friends across computers, Android and Apple devices. Skype By: Microsoft website Need : Skype account to use it can sign up with your Facebook, Twitter, Windows accounts. Google + Hangouts By: Google Need : You need a G+ account to use it.

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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. Android 4.2+ and higher so you can connect Windows devices and Android smartphones to Miracast-compliant receivers.

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Wakelet: for curation, collaborating and telling your stories

NeverEndingSearch

Wakelet , a free web-based tool as well as an iOS and Android app , is ideal for curation, storytelling and collaboration. After creating a collection the share button leads to social media sharing buttons, a link to send to potential collaborators, embed code and a QR code.

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Pay Attention to Your Digital Footprint

A Principal's Reflections

Check out the short video from Common Sense Media below that nicely sums up the facets of a digital footprint. Tweetdeck and Hootsuite These applications not only enhance your Twitter experience, but they also allow you to create different columns or categories in your respective dashboard.

Goal: Inspire With a Graphic

Teacher Reboot Camp

Share this message visually on social media. In chapter 20, Goal: Spread Your Message, of The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers , I encourage teachers to write down the messages they wish to share with others, then spread these messages on social media. Join the movement by accomplishing any goal from any of the cycles then letting us know through a blog reflection or status update on our Facebook community or on Twitter, @30GoalsEdu .

What Are Your EdTech Resolutions?

TeacherCast

Subscribe via RSS Subscribe on Android Follow @TeacherCast. Twitter: @TechEdShow ([link]. Invest time in social media. Twitter. Share lessons, images of students engaged in activities to social media. Download. Listen in a New Window. iTunes.

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18 Resources to Engage Students in Current Events – From Jen Carey

EdTechTeacher

Another way to help students stay abreast of current events is to guide them towards authentic news agencies and resources, especially those that engage in social media. Ask students to follow their Twitter and Facebook accounts to keep up with breaking news.