How to Hold Better Meetings

The CoolCatTeacher

Rushton Hurley on Episode 386 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Rushton Hurley gives us ideas for improving meetings. Twitter: @ rushtonh.

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.

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Meet The Inspiring Elementary Spanish Teacher #GiveGreatness

The CoolCatTeacher

Meet Evelyn Hamlin From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. So many teachers never get the credit they deserve. Evelyn Hamlin is a teacher who teaches her whole elementary curriculum in Spanish.

10 Tips for Teachers Using Twitter

Catlin Tucker

One of the first things I asked my students to do was create a Twitter account. I explained that Twitter is ideal for connecting with other educators, engaging in conversations about education, and being inspired by the steady stream of interesting ideas shared online.

#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.

Meeting Organization with Evernote

Educational Technology Guy

Meetings, meetings, meetings. For meetings, it is indispensable. Here''s how: I clip the meeting/appointment slot from Outlook into Evernote. This way, everything related to the meeting is in one place. I use a template for meeting notes (see below) and copy it into this note. I will add questions I have before the meeting and then use it for the meeting itself. I tag the meeting note for easy searching later.

Making Sure your Meetings are Productive and Effective

Educational Technology Guy

Meetings are something that all managers and leaders need to be able to plan, organize, run and follow up on. When I was a project engineer, I had to run lots of meetings and had training in effective meetings at a couple different companies. Keys to Effective Meetings 1.

Why Twitter Chats Matter

The Web20Classroom

As a co-founder of #edchat and a life-long learner I''ve had the opportunity to be a part of 100''s of Twitter chats over the past 5 years. Meeting New People -Social media is called that for a reason. Twitter chats expose you to colleagues and friends you might not otherwise engage with. One-way conversations don''t really work on Twitter. I find engaging with new voices one of the reasons I keep coming back to Twitter chats. edchat Twitter Chats

5 Ways to Add Morning Meetings to Special Ed Classrooms

The CoolCatTeacher

Felicia Durden on episode 170 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Dr. Felicia Durden shares methods behind having a powerful morning meeting in special education classrooms. Twitter: @ drdrdn.

8 Alternatives To School Staff Meetings

TeachThought - Learn better.

8 Alternatives To School Staff Meetings by TeachThought Staff We were recently admin’ing the TeachThought twitter feed when we saw four tweets in six minutes regarding ‘tips’ for ‘paying closer attention’ in staff meetings. Schools have a lot of meetings 2. The post 8 Alternatives To School Staff Meetings appeared first on TeachThought.

Looking Back on the League Meeting with Loudoun County Public Schools

Digital Promise

and Loudoun County Virginia last week for the biannual #DPLIS meeting, co-hosted with Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS). Fall 2019 League Meeting Intro from Digital Promise on Vimeo. The League of Innovative Schools (League) convened in Washington, D.C.

Today’s Meet is Closed. What are your Alternatives?

Ask a Tech Teacher

As of June 16, 2018, Today’s Meet closed (read the full details here ). It turns out, there are good options, depending upon whether you primarily use Today’s Meet for: backchannel and student response. Twitter.

Dear Otto: How Do Students Access Twitter in the Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here’s a great question I got from Paul: We are considering the appropriate role for Twitter in schools and as part of my research I read your article “ 13 Reasons to Use Twitter in the Classroom.” Twitter can be a revolutionary tool for students, used correctly.

Twitter: A Tool For All

A Principal's Reflections

For those of you who regularly read my blog you know how passionate I am about Twitter and its positive impact on my professional practice as a school leader. Currently I manage two separate Twitter accounts ( @NMHS_Principal and @NewMilfordHS ) to meet the objectives stated above.

Meet Your Stakeholders Where They Are

A Principal's Reflections

With that being said it is important for school leaders to meet their stakeholders where they are at and engage them in two-way communications. An added bonus is that there are so many free tools such as Twitter, Google+, blogs, Facebook, and Remind that are free for all to use.

How to Schedule a Time to Meet with Other Classes

The CoolCatTeacher

The two types of calendars every collaborative project needs From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. The fifth graders had an optional meeting at 7 am where they could come to school to meet the other kids half a world away.

How to Lead: Meet Our Five DILA Administrator Winners

Digital Promise

Students and Teachers Accessing Tomorrow) initiative and reinforces this focus through his personal Twitter account, as well as with BCPS outreach on Facebook, bcps.org, a blog, RSS feeds and more. This blog post was originally published by EdSurge.

6 Twitter Chats for Educators

Gaggle Speaks

Besides various priorities, topics and levels of interest, it can be a challenge to dedicate time just to sift through which Twitter Chats to follow and participate in. We’ve done some of the work for you by identifying some Twitter Chats for you to consider.

Consider Perforating Your Meetings

ProfHacker

What is really new is the idea of a perforated meeting I tried recently. Michael Berman of CSU Channel Islands invited me to join one of their department meetings. They’re just…meetings. This meeting was emergent. Would you consider perforating your meetings?

Serendipitous Learning on Twitter

ProfHacker

For me, this is exactly what social media, especially Twitter, is all about. This happens on Twitter all the time. I look at my Twitter feed and find a group of people I follow using a hashtag I’ve never seen before. I might meet some new people along the way.

Rocket Mortgage Classic: Esports Meets Traditional Athletics in STEAM Learning

EdTech Magazine

Rocket Mortgage Classic: Esports Meets Traditional Athletics in STEAM Learning. Twitter. marquita.brown_tC0Z. Sat, 06/29/2019 - 20:28.

Twitter Series-A New Kind Of Twitter PD

The Web20Classroom

This week I am going to do a series of posts on Twitter. Today I am starting with Twitter Professional Development. As many times as I have talked to folks, done workshops for and even preached about Twitter, there are some that just won''t (for whatever reason) jump in. It took me a while to realize that maybe, for some, the best way to use Twitter was not to use Twitter. I have taken a radically different approach to teaching educators about Twitter.

Six iOS 11 Features to Meet Student Needs

EdTechTeacher

Follow Rosey on Twitter @romcquill . Here are some practical tips for teachers to meet the needs of all student learners. #1. The post Six iOS 11 Features to Meet Student Needs appeared first on EdTechTeacher. From Instructor Rosey McQuillian.

Meet Aidan, the U.S. Education Department’s Financial Aid Chatbot

Edsurge

Aidan, represented by a little owl, will launch in beta to a limited number of customers in winter 2020, according to a post from the official Twitter account of the U.S. With $1.5

What is a Twitter Profile?

My Island View

The basic principle of Twitter is that if you follow ten people on Twitter, you will only see the tweets of those ten people. The ideal way to follow someone back is to first examine his or her Twitter Profile, which has public access. A very important number on that profile is how many tweets the person has tweeted while on Twitter. It speaks to their Twitter interaction. That is probably the best indicator of how each person engages Twitter.

20 Texas Education Leaders to Follow on Twitter

MIND Research Institute

These educators use Twitter as an effective tool to engage others in conversation and share their knowledge—all in an effort to teach the state's future leaders. Teachers to Follow on Twitter (+ Teacher Experts). Administrators to Follow on Twitter.

The Best Twitter Chat For Teachers In 2015

TeachThought - Learn better.

The Best Twitter Chat For Teachers In 2015. If there was ever a doubt that education twitter chats were kind of a big deal, this television guide-style document should set things straight. The first part is about identifying the best twitter chats for teachers in 2015.

Meet the Instructional Design ‘First Responders’ Helping Faculty Teach in an Emergency.

Edsurge

So she whipped up a few online forms, messaged colleagues on Twitter and together they created the Instructional Design Emergency Response Network. I think the people who really need the help are maybe not on Twitter.

Beyond Twitter: Virtually Connecting at Conferences

ProfHacker

By now, the concept of a Twitter backchannel at conferences has become familiar. But can someone participate in a conference virtually beyond the Twitter back channel? Twitter backchannels help, but they are not always enough. Profession conferences Twitter virtual attendance

Meet Six Educators We All Can Learn From

Digital Promise

Watch how Michael’s students are motivated to do work not just for a grade, but for real-world use: Exemplary educators are sharing their best and most useful resources both online and offline, using avenues like Twitter, EdCamps, and YouTube to share what they’ve learned and created with other educators. This blog post was originally published by EdSurge. Guest co-author Mary Jo Madda is an Associate Editor at EdSurge.

Meet the ThingLink Teacher Challenge Participants

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Connect with these educators on Twitter (#TLChallenge), join our Google+ community and expand your own PLN this summer by joining the ThingLink Teacher Challenge ! Meet the ThingLink Challenge Participants Join the ThingLink Summer Teacher Challenge

Has “Twitter” Changed or Has Our View?

The Principal of Change

There has been a lot of conversation on how “Twitter has changed” recently, and I have thought a lot about this concept. What I am offering is not a post on how you should use Twitter, but just some of my own personal thoughts and experiences.

Tools for Changing/Improving PD and Meetings

Educational Technology Guy

Professional Development and Faculty Meetings are typically held face-to-face and many times are longer than they need to be, or too much time is spent on things that only affect a small percentage of those present. There are some tools and resources that can be used to change how and when PD and Meetings are held. Google Docs/Google Drive - use Google Docs for meeting and PD agendas and shared resources. What ideas and resources do you use for meetings and PD?

8 things Twitter savvy educators do to improve learning

eSchool News

When it comes to useful PD, more educators are turning to Twitter to grow learning networks in 140 characters. These days, it’s hard to meet an educator who hasn’t heard of Twitter.

The #EduColor Movement Meets The National Board [Video]

The Jose Vilson

And follow the movement at [link] or follow the hashtag on Twitter and Facebook with #educolor. continue reading The post The #EduColor Movement Meets The National Board [Video] appeared first on The Jose Vilson.