140 Twitter Tips for Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

Help for teachers curious or skeptical about Twitter From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. The curious teacher opened up Twitter. Rather than ask anyone, the curious teacher opened up Twitter (there was less pressure that way.)

Twitter For Little Folks

The Web20Classroom

Yep, another Twitter post. If Twitter says you have to be 13 to use Twitter, how do I use it in my elementary classroom?" (See Twitter''s Privacy Policy says each user has to be at least 13 in order to have a Twitter account. Twitter does not ask for age.

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. I also receive all of my news from Twitter. on Twitter.

Summer Learning Series-Starting A Classroom or School Twitter Account

The Web20Classroom

These are short posts with tools, tips and resources for you to try something new this summer or something you can take to the classroom in the Fall. We moved on to Twitter chats. Updates can come from anywhere and users don''t have to have a Twitter account to follow along.

40 innovative ideas for using Google Forms in your classroom

Ditch That Textbook

DitchBook Twitter chat edtech g suite Google Apps google forms ideas for using google forms in the classroom using google forms in the classroomWe know that Google Forms give us the ability to easily create quizzes or surveys. We can even create self-grading exams or include video or image in our forms. But that is just scratching the surface. Google Forms can do SO much more! How can we use this G Suite app in different and creative ways? […].

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Twitter in the classroom

Learning with 'e's

Today I had an interesting exchange of views on Twitter. about Twitter. I mentioned that I strongly encourage the use of Twitter in my classes. Secondly, students are going to use Twitter and other media anyway, regardless.

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.

Frozen yogurt, Twitter and innovative learning spaces

Ditch That Textbook

Teaching cascade middle school classroom design classroom furniture moonshot thinking orange leaf pln twitterIf you visit a coffee shop, restaurant or ice cream shop that has a variety of furniture, what type of furniture draws you in most?

Summer Learning Series-Twitter Chats For Learning

The Web20Classroom

These are short posts with tools, tips and resources for you to try something new this summer or something you can take to the classroom in the Fall. Today we are diving deep into Twitter chats, looking at #edchat and other chats worth your time. What is a Twitter chat?

8 Cool Twitter Tools for the Wannabe Power User

Brilliant or Insane

Twitter tools are popular and plentiful these days. If you’re using Twitter in the classroom, why not help your students become power users with help from some 3rd-party applications? 8 Twitter tools for […]. Featured Social Media Technology twitter #edtech

35 ways to get your classroom connected

Ditch That Textbook

Our classrooms can be as big as we want them to be. If we can get our students connected then the world becomes their classroom. DitchBook Twitter chat classroom connection connected educator google hangouts google hangouts in the classroom gridpals skype skype in the classroomConnecting our students can be as simple as having a buddy class at your school. Or it can be as big as participating in the Global Read Aloud Project. By […].

Twitter has changed everything!

Two Guys and Some iPads

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! Thank you Twitter and all the "game changing" connections we have made!

Analog Twitter Wall to Build Relationships and Digital Citizenship

Two Guys and Some iPads

My Analog Twitter Wall before the start of school. It was on May 2nd on this year I decided to create a professional Twitter handle to connect with educators around the world, as well as share stories from my classroom. Each student created a personal Twitter handle.

20 virtual field trip ideas and activities for your classroom

Ditch That Textbook

DitchBook Twitter chat Ed Tech google expeditions google tours gridpals HyperDocs skype skype education skype in the classroom virtual field trips virtual field trips in the classroomImagine your class traveling to see the Great Pyramid of Giza, touring the International Space Station, or having a face to face conversation with a beloved author. All of these experiences are possible through virtual field trips.

50 ideas for using video in the classroom

Ditch That Textbook

DitchBook Twitter chat Ed Tech creative ways to use video in the classroom teaching with video using video in the classroom video video in the classroom videos in the classroom youtubeVideo is an incredibly effective medium for showcasing something that we want to share with others. We send videos we create or find to our friends and family through various social media platforms. Videos help us tell our story. They allow us to share our voice.

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Google Chrome extensions galore! 50+ for the classroom

Ditch That Textbook

DitchBook Twitter chat bitmoji chrome extensions ditchbook g suite google chrome googleedu grammarly gttribe onetab screencastify twitter chatRecord a video of your screen. Split the screen of your web browser. Block ads. Keep digital sticky notes.

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30 Innovative Ways to Use Twitter In the Classroom

Edudemic

Do you use Twitter in your classroom as part of your lesson plans? Although 80% of K-12 teachers do have Twitter accounts for personal or professional use, most of them don’t integrate tweets into classroom lessons. The post 30 Innovative Ways to Use Twitter In the Classroom appeared first on Edudemic. How To classroom social media guides tips for teachers twitter twitter guide

[50 Educator Twitter Accounts Worth Following]

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post [50 Educator Twitter Accounts Worth Following] appeared first on TeachThought. Technology Social Media In The Classroom

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.

Virtual Reality Protocols for the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Virtual reality (VR) in the classroom isn’t just a headset you grab and start using. ARVRinEDU chat founder, Jaime Donally talks with me (Vicki Davis) about Virtual Reality Protocols for the classroom.

#07: Getting Started Using Twitter for Educational Excellence

The CoolCatTeacher

10MT | 10-Minute Teacher Interview with Billy Krakower From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today for Tech Tool Tuesday, Billy Krakower and Vicki Davis take a deep dive into Twitter for educators. Some of their biggest mistakes with Twitter.

Cultivating creativity in the classroom: Ideas for teachers by teachers

Ditch That Textbook

DitchBook Twitter chat classroom creativity ideas creative classroom activities creative classroom assignmentsAs we move further and further into the digital age, creativity continues to surge to the top of skills students will need in the future.

15 Top Educators to Follow on Twitter in 2017

Edudemic

Teachers and educators can follow these 15 inspirational educators on Twitter to learn about the best and latest teaching trends directly from a source who knows what they're talking about. The post 15 Top Educators to Follow on Twitter in 2017 appeared first on Edudemic.

Serendipitous Learning on Twitter

ProfHacker

I really appreciated this recent Chronicle Conversation post by Thomas Fisher in which he recounts his experiment of taking students outside the classroom to learn in different spaces that students chose themselves. For me, this is exactly what social media, especially Twitter, is all about.

Twitter Series-My Super, Top Secret Tips And Tricks For Getting The Most Out Of Twitter

The Web20Classroom

This is the last in my series on everything Twitter. You can read this first on How I do Twitter PD and the second on What People Wish They Had Known Before They Started. Today lets look at all my tips, tricks and resources for getting more out of Twitter. 2) How do you make sure you don''t miss everything without staying on Twitter 24/7? 3) How do you organize everything you find from Twitter? Twitter was a great and easy way to do it.

Twitter-It's Not Just What's For Breakfast.

The Web20Classroom

For some, Twitter is a place where people talk about themselves, show pictures of what they are eating or a platform for celebrities to make sure they are even more a part of our lives. Trying to explain to people what Twitter is and more and more what it is not. Twitter

How Twitter Can Power Your Professional Learning

EdTech Magazine

By Matt Renwick Overloaded with Twitter? Classroom Internet Management Online Learning Professional Development Social MediaStem your tweet flow with advice from Principal Matt Renwick.

Twitter With Meaning? 5 Authentic Roles For Twitter In Your School

TeachThought - Learn better.

Twitter With Meaning? 5 Authentic Roles For Twitter In Your School. Twitter in the classroom? But what about a simple process for schools to use begin using twitter meaningfully? 5 Authentic Roles For Twitter In Your School. The post Twitter With Meaning?

Twitter in the classroom

Kairos EdTech

This was our first attempt to do Twitter in a school setting. connected educator PBL Twitter

10 Ways to Use Twitter in Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

It makes sense; tweets and twitter streams have been part of hard-core news reports for years as an effective way for leaders and politicians to reach their constituents and pollsters to gauge what interests people. Establish rules for Twitter use. Twitter novel. More on Twitter.

Twitter for Teachers

The Playground Advocate

Twitter is my ultimate learning playground and I hope this post helps some find their way into this form of learning. Another complaint from those new to Twitter is how foreign the language seems with all of those symbols and abbreviations in each tweet. Using Twitter to find answers.

Use Twitter for Social Justice in the classroom.

Inquire and Inspire

Sometimes it feels like Twitter is just a fad in the classroom. I don''t think that should be the point of using twitter in education. To me a huge benefit of using twitter comes from connecting with others, learning and most of creating change.

5 Websites to Use with Twitter in the Classroom!

TeachBytes

It seems like people have mixed feelings about Twitter: to use or not to use? I personally believe in the use of Twitter to grow personal learning networks, and I understand the capabilities for literacy learning it provides to students who are already familiar with the micro-blogging tool. While Twitter by itself provides some great … Continue reading 5 Websites to Use with Twitter in the Classroom!

Class Twitter Account: How Your Students Can Tweet

Teacher Tech

Tweet I have had several teachers how they can have their students tweet without having a Twitter account. I highly encourage teachers to have a class twitter account and a class hashtag. Here is how to use the class Twitter account. Google Sheets Twitter

How To Use Twitter For Exit-Slip Teaching

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The post How To Use Twitter For Exit-Slip Teaching appeared first on TeachThought. Learning Experienced Teacher General Social Media In The Classroom technology

Use Twitter to Build PLN, Communicate With Students

techlearning

[ The Real Way to Avoid Hearing from the Same 26 Facebook Friends ] Twitter Smart classroom tool if used with care; priceless for PLNs Pros: Its energetic, fast-paced communication appeals to those who like to be "in the know." News App of the Day Resources Pln Social Media Twitter Ap

Webinar: Teaching with Augmented Reality with #ARVRinEDU Classroom Enthusiasts

The CoolCatTeacher

Join us on Wednesday, December 19th at 9 pm ET for a lively conversation about the classroom pedagogies of teaching with Augmented Reality. Assessment in AR including classroom examples Effective ways to get started with AR Predictions on where AR will be in 5 years Who?

Embrace the Power of Twitter

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

When inspirational speaker Ken Shelton, @k_shelton , gave the keynote speech at our school district's first Institute Day this fall, he challenged educators to join Twitter. Twitter is a quick and efficient method of exchanging information and ideas in order to learn with a global audience.

What Twitter Shortcomings?

My Island View

I was somewhat disturbed about a recent post by a friend and connected colleague concerning the state of Twitter and its use by some individuals in what is now fast becoming the education social media culture. My friend seemed to be longing for the “good ole days” of Twitter when it was smaller numbers and people knew their place in their interacting with others. I remember those days as well, since I was on Twitter years before my friend. Twitter is based on relationships.

10 Way to Use Twitter for Fun Assignments, Projects, Class Work

EmergingEdTech

Twitter can Bring a Contemporary, Fun Social Element to Topic Exploration, Research, Projects, and Other Classroom Activities Twitter, along with other social media platforms, is more often banned.