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.)

#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.

26 Ways Educators Use Twitter

Brilliant or Insane

Maybe you’ve heard about the power of Twitter for education, but you aren’t quite sure how it works. Fedena, a School Management Software company, shares 26 ways educators use Twitter, in this nifty, alphabetized infographic. Find more education infographics on e-Learning Infographics For more powerful Twitter strategies, check out our social media library. The post 26 Ways Educators Use Twitter appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Brilliant or Insane.

Back to School Twitter Party tonight 8/3 at 7pm EDT

The CoolCatTeacher

#StaplesforStudents Twitter Party with $2,000 in Give aways From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Tonight Erin Klein and I are hosting a Twitter party with @Staples and @DonorsChoose. Make sure you have a Twitter account.

Tech Company Drops Conference Swag in Favor of 13,000 School Donations

Edsurge

That’s the number of items and school supplies recently donated by the San Francisco-based tech company Okta. Conference-goers to the company’s annual Bay Area event didn’t come away with any “swag” this year.

Companies Invest in Preparing K–12 Students as Older Sectors Become Tech Integrated

EdTech Magazine

Companies Invest in Preparing K–12 Students as Older Sectors Become Tech Integrated. Increased STEM funding from private companies comes as Americans raise concerns over the attention science, technology, engineering and math classes get in the U.S. Twitter.

Do Tech Companies Need To Step Up Their Accessibility Game?

The Innovative Educator

Twitter You must take ten steps too many on Twitter to use alt text. Twitter has not stepped up its accessibility game.

Can start-up companies profit off one of the lowest paid professions: home-based child care?

The Hechinger Report

The San Francisco resident graduated from nearby Mills College in May 2018 with a master’s degree in early childhood education, and today she is getting her dream off the ground with the help of a new child care services company called Wonderschool.

Four Reasons I Use Twitter in My Classroom – Guest Post from Christine Boyer

EdTechTeacher

Using Twitter in my classroom has certainly elevated my tech savvy status with parents as well as my instagramming 5th graders who have never known a world without digital devices. I added others to the tweet by inserting their twitter handles, check out their response.

Travel, tracking and Twitter

Learning with 'e's

Within the hour, KLM were on Twitter, responding to my tweet. My faith in the company was restored. Twitter is quite a powerful communication tool, but don't just take it from me. An article on the BBC News site also shows why it pays to complain on Twitter.

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.

Digital Accessibility & Inclusion Twitter Chat on Thursday, May 2nd

The Innovative Educator

What are some ways these companies have made digital accessible for your students? This month's #NYCSchoolsTechChat will give participants ideas for how they can create digitally accessible and inclusive environments for students and families.

Internet Safety and Information - what data do the big companies collect?

Educational Technology Guy

However, there are some drawbacks and everyone is concerned about their data and what the big tech companies collect about them. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Technology is a wonderful thing. It lets us connect, explore, learn and create. I'm a huge user and proponent of Google Apps, but I'm also careful with what I put online anywhere. This infographic shows some of the data and information that Google, Facebook and Apple have and collect about their users.

Have a Favorite Twitter Client? It’s Probably About to Break

ProfHacker

One of the things that’s great about social media is how hellbent all the companies seem on destroying themselves, usually in the name of “engagement,” but usually in the spirit of “we have no idea how our users use this service.” And then there’s Twitter.

Dear Twitter Marketing: An Open Letter

RafranzDavis.com

To be honest with you, for a platform that fundamentally enables users to share stories, you are missing out on some of the most amazing stories involving twitter. Plenty of tech companies have tried but not many have done what you are doing…without really trying.

What Skills Do Google, Pinterest, and Twitter Employees Think Kids Need To Succeed?

Edsurge

Here's the start to an interesting story: a Google program manager, a Twitter engineer, and a Pinterest employee walk into a bar. In today’s day and age, Google, Twitter and Pinterest are three of the largest employers in the United States and internationally. In fact, we interviewed three individuals—Alexandrea Alphonso, Ryan Greenberg, and Trisha Quan—from each of those aforementioned tech companies.

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

Edsurge

He has also been named a Master Educator by Course Hero , an education technology company that produced a short film on Boyer. . And there are a variety of alternative assignments, like the Twitter World Leader assignment. Tell us about the Twitter World Leaders. Boyer's Twitter World Leader Assignment; full size image here.

Twitter Is Funding Research Into Online Civility. Here’s How One Project Will Work.

Edsurge

Twitter has pledged to increase the “health” and “civility” of discourse on its platform, and it recently teamed up with college researchers to address the challenge. Healthy is not a word often used to describe conversations on Twitter and other social-media platforms these days. If you want to improve something, you must be able to measure it,” said Twitter officials in a blog post about the effort, paraphrasing the famous quote by business guru Peter Drucker.

For Teachers: Harnessing Twitter with Paper.li -- an Interactive Newspaper

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

Many educators are sharing their Twitter content daily (twice-daily, or weekly) using paper.li , an interactive newspaper. SmallRivers is the Swiss-based company that created paper.li. Checking the Twitter pulse of school librarians, daily" is of utmost importance to me.

The Psychology of Twitter: Social and Psychological Aspects of Twitter

The 21st Century Principal

This Australian Broadcast Corporation program on "The Psychology of Twitter" provides an interesting discussion on many aspects of Twitter. The discussion by this panel of users is an interesting look in where we are now with Twitter, its pitfalls, and how social media might evolve. While it is rather than lengthy, the discussion about Twitter is fascinating and worth the view. Individuals or companies can create false identities to communicate information."

Simutrans - free game - goal is to establish a successful transport company

Educational Technology Guy

Simutrans is a free simulation game with the goal to establish a successful transportation company. Your goal is to establish a successful transport company. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Transport passengers, mail and goods by rail, road, ship and air. Interconnect cities, districts, public buildings, industries and tourist attractions by buiding a transport network you always dreamed of. Control and watch your finances and the traffic of your vehicles and goods.

How to add Hour of Code to YOUR classroom

Ditch That Textbook

Companies are begging for coders. DitchBook Twitter chat code.org coding computer science ditchbook future ready hour of code twitter chatCoding is a skill that opens doors for students of all backgrounds.

National FFA Organization, Tractor Supply Company and Discovery Education Join Together to Provide Scalable Access to Innovative Careers in STEM and Manufacturing

techlearning

During the immersive virtual experience, students will learn more about diverse career opportunities within the industry of agriculture and meet Tractor Supply Company employees. Tractor Supply Company has grown to become the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States. “At

This Former Athlete Shoots for 100% in His Classroom and His Company: An Interview with Otus' Chris Hull

Edsurge

Twitter: @otusHull / @otusk12. Chris Hull is a busy guy. He teaches 7th grade social studies in Highland Park, Illinois. He also helps run. Otus , which he describes as a student performance platform—a learning management system that also spans classroom management, curriculum, and assessment.

#EdTech Companies Need to Be On Social Media, But Not the Way They Think

The Innovative Educator

BRANDS ARE WASTING TIME AND MONEY ON FACEBOOK AND TWITTER, REPORT SAYS "STOP MAKING FACEBOOK THE CENTER OF YOUR RELATIONSHIP MARKETING EFFORTS," SAYS NATE ELLIOTT, VP AND PRINCIPAL ANALYST AT FORRESTER. Headlines like this from Fast Company have it all wrong. Being on social media is right for companies but they need to know how to do it the right way. It means giving companies the opportunity to put a face behind a brand.

Who Do You Tweet to When @Twitter @Support Is Your Problem? Please RT.

The Innovative Educator

Twitter has been an essential platform for me in building my professional learning network and share ideas. Especially when I need support from large companies like airlines, utilities, cable, and more. For the past few weeks the customer service support I am seeking is support with Twitter. For some reason when I post a link or photo Twitter thinks my message is automated and will not allow me to send the message. Here is an example: I Tweeted to @Twitter @Support.

5 Companies to Watch in 2011

The Electric Educator

After interviewing many prospective companies I became frustrated with the lack of innovation and impressiveness of their products. Learn Boost is a startup company that has developed a gradebook program that has great potential. While I think the product needs a little bit of time to mature, I would certainly keep my eye on this company! After researching the company and their product I felt comfortable aligning myself with them.

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Harnessing Twitter as an Interactive Newspaper -- Paper.li for Teachers

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

to share their Twitter content in a daily (twice-daily, or weekly) interactive newspaper. SmallRivers is the Swiss-based company that created paper.li. And I just created The Teacher-Librarians Daily, from my public Twitter list of 435+ teacher-librarians that I continue to grow.

5 Ways to Improve Your Classroom Library Without Spending a Dollar

The CoolCatTeacher

Colby Sharp on episode 565 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Colby Sharp author of Game Changer! Blog: [link] Twitter: @ colbysharp Book: Game Changer! This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

How to Empower Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

Evan Robb on episode 566 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Administrators can empower teachers and principal Evan Robb shares some of the techniques. He has been named one of the top 25 educational leaders to follow on Twitter.

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Summer Learning Series-It's All About The Hashtag

The Web20Classroom

If you remember, in my 3 part series on Twitter , I wrote about how I completely changed the way I do professional development on Twitter. I always show how to use Twitter without ever signing up. What a lot of people don''t realize that Twitter is a very powerful search engine.

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Neuroscience Research: 5 Ways to Superior Teaching

The CoolCatTeacher

Blog: [link] Twitter: @jchorvath Disclosure of Material Connection: This is a “sponsored podcast episode.” The company who sponsored it compensated me via a cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

Strategies to Help Kids Love Reading

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Barb Gilman (known as @barbinnebraska) has a classroom rich with a love of reading. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend.

How to Transform the American High School

The CoolCatTeacher

Twitter: @sarahmfine Disclosure of Material Connection: This episode includes an affiliate link. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend.

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How a Little Graphic Novel is Inspiring Teachers to Think

The CoolCatTeacher

Blog: joshstumpenhorst.com Twitter: @stumpteacher Disclosure of Material Connection: This is a “sponsored podcast episode.” The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.