Teaching Language Learners with Twitter

Teacher Reboot Camp

Twitter has various updates, which have made it a wonderful app and web tool for learning a language. Below, is an infographic of 5 ways Twitter is a great education tool. Challenge: Use one of the ideas to teach with Twitter. “There’s an entire universe in every single tweet.”-

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning. Mobile Learning is about self-actuated personalization. As learning practices and technology tools change, mobile learning itself will continue to evolve. As mobile learning is a blend of the digital and physical, diverse metrics (i.e.,

Educators See Positive Impact of Mobile Devices in K–12

EdTech Magazine

Educators See Positive Impact of Mobile Devices in K–12. A new report from national education nonprofit Project Tomorrow says adding mobile devices to the classroom provides students with equity, empowerment and a better understanding of complex concepts. Twitter.

Mobile Nations - great resources for all mobile OS's and devices

Educational Technology Guy

If you own a smartphone or tablet, you should be using Mobile Nations. Mobile Nations is a group of web sites that each focus on a mobile operating systems. These sites are great for anyone who uses a mobile system, including teachers, students, and others.

EPISODE 143: 10 Practical, Entertaining Ways to Teach with Mobile Devices [PODCAST]

The CoolCatTeacher

The Every Classroom Matters Show: Tony Vincent, Expert on Teaching with Mobile Devices Tony Vincent started using mobile devices in the classroom back in the days of Palm Pilots. Since then, he’s become an expert on everything mobile.

Gen Z: Growing and Learning with Mobile (Infographic)

Educational Technology Guy

Mobile technology is huge - smartphones, tablets, laptops, Chromebooks - and provides some great learning opportunities. Studies show standardized test scores are higher in courses where students use mobile devices than in offline classrooms. * Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Mobile Schools: The Next Generation in Communication and Engagement

A Principal's Reflections

As an early adopter of transformative technologies, I have been watching the mobile app space carefully to see how it can benefit all facets of education. My vision is for every high school around the country to have its own native mobile app.

Google Classroom Mobile Apps get even more Great Features!

Educational Technology Guy

Google announced some great additional features last month and has just announced some new features for the mobile apps: Teachers can now create and edit assignments, make copies of attachments and attach photos to assignments as well as grade assignments on their mobile devices. You can even use your mobile device to take a picture and create an assignment from it (paper, whiteboard, object, etc). This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

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. Well, firstly, this sounds as though I am deliberately trying to hide behind technology, which is patently untrue.

Field Trip - free mobile app to help discover your world

Educational Technology Guy

This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Android mobile learning smartphone Field Trip is a free app for Android and iOS that runs in the background on your phone and will pop up a card with details about your location when you get close to something interesting. It''s a great way to learn something new about the area around you, from history to local eateries and more.

10 Reasons Twitter Works In Education

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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.

10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Engage Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

Create a basic QR code easily even on your mobile device that leads to a link, a message or any text, your contact details, or your location. Attach the QR code to Twitter, Facebook, a location, websites, wifi passwords, email, bitcoin and more!

Travel, tracking and Twitter

Learning with 'e's

I took out my mobile phone and vented my anger by tweeting what had happened. Within the hour, KLM were on Twitter, responding to my tweet. Twitter is quite a powerful communication tool, but don't just take it from me.

Mobile Technology: An instructor's viewpoint

Connecting 2 the World

I was a member of a panel at a recent CDETG conference on Mobile Technology. CDTEG is a group of people interested in integrating technology at the higher ed level. The group, started by a classmate of mine, is comprised of instructional designers, members of ITS, employees of educational technology developers, professors and instructors, and administrators/Educational Technology policy makers in upstate/northeastern New York state.

The Mobile Professor

Connecting 2 the World

The Mobile Adjunct Currently, I am involved in #adjunctchat, a community that meets on twitter at Tuesdays at 4:00 PM, New York time. She is not as open to new technology, but she does rely on a netbook to access student records, courses resources, and student communication. In addition, Rettie''s (2008) research suggests that there are different ways in which devises are used depending on the level of intimacy between people using mobile devises.

5 Top Ways Technology Benefits Project Based Learning

Wisewire

Most students who have their own mobile device are constantly connected, so much that they deem their devices as necessary as the shirt they are wearing. They wouldn’t walk out of the house without a shirt on, nor would they go anywhere without their mobile devices.

Mobile Classrooms Bring STEM Where Students Need IT

EdTech Magazine

Mobile Classrooms Bring STEM Where Students Need IT. Educators are utilizing education technology to repurpose old trailers and buses to create mobile education spaces , classrooms on wheels where students are able to experience what STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) has to offer. Future Teachers Are On Board for Mobile Classrooms. Mobile Makerspaces Provide Kids with Skills for the Future. Twitter.

Good Night Twitter

The Daring Librarian

Just like I really enjoy the dark or reverse version of the Kindle App - there's a Night mode version for Twitter! Both on the mobile version and the desktop. To turn on the mobile version, tap on the home button then tap on your Twitter profile icon.

A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A School Twitter Chat

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A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A Twitter Chat In Your School. A twitter chat is an amazing resource for professional development AND gives educators the option to participate in their PJs, from the comfort of their own home! Give twitter tips and archive chat.

Beyond Twitter: Virtually Connecting at Conferences

ProfHacker

Professionally, she helps develop and produce self-published eBooks, teaches Emerging Technologies and Instructional Design online, and programs eLearning modules (Articulate Storyline). By now, the concept of a Twitter backchannel at conferences has become familiar.

40+ Hashtags to Follow to Learn About the Latest Teaching Trends

Teacher Reboot Camp

Hashtags (text with a # sign front) are found all over social media on sites like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Vine, and GooglePlus. I tend to find the best resources with hashtags on Twitter. This is the official Twitter chat schedule here.

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20 Top #ISTE2015 Influencers to Follow on Twitter

Gaggle Speaks

To help stay on top of the many wonderful happenings at ISTE , we’ve published a short list of top influencers on Twitter conversations related to #ISTE2015. Hop on Twitter and follow these folks to see what they’re learning and sharing. ISTE Mobile Learning @ISTE_MLN.

Learning First, Technology Second #motivationmonday

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Liz Kolb on episode 81 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Liz Kolb @lkolb talks about how we can put learning first and a very important reason technology should be second.

Prezi - the zooming presentation tool - gets mobile presenting features

Educational Technology Guy

Prezi has just announced Mobile Presentin g. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Prezi is a very cool presentation tool that allows you to create zooming presentations with images, text, video and animations. It has a thriving educational community and is easy to use. With this, you can deliver and watch the presentations in real time.

Age of Learning launches new mobile app for early learners

Educational Technology Guy

Age of Learning just launched their new mobile app, a comprehensive online learning app for children ages 2 through 6+. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. free technology It’s perfect for parents who are looking for that engaging, educational, and fun app for their little one.

The Best Twitter Chat For Teachers In 2015

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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.

Great infographic with mobile productivity tips and tools

Educational Technology Guy

We use our mobile devices more and more for work, business, school and more. Tony Vincent has a great site, Learning in Hand , where he has been posting information, tips and resources about using mobile device in learning for years, starting with the Palm PDA''s. He created a great infographic with his tips and tools for mobile productivity. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Trio for mobile media curation

NeverEndingSearch

The folks who brought us the digital storytelling tool, Meograph , offer up a new app designed to facilitate mobile storytelling across platforms. Finished mash-ups may be shared via email or text or posted to Facebook, Twitter. technology

Aviary launches free mobile app photo editor for iOS & Android

Educational Technology Guy

A while back, Aviary launched an add-on for mobile devices that allowed you to use Aviary within mobile apps. Yesterday they announced that Aviary is now available as a free, stand-alone mobile app for iOS and Android. The Aviary mobile app is free and features an easy-to-use, intuitive interface with effects, stickers, color balance, crop and rotate, brightness, contrast, saturation, drawing, text, cosmetic tools and more. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Scan QR Codes from Chrome Mobile

The Electric Educator

QR codes provide a quick way for someone with a mobile device to visit a web site. The problem is that mobile devices don't come pre-loaded with a QR code scanner. If mobile phones would come with a built-in QR code reader this technology would be far more accessible and helpful.

Google Classroom updates - a mobile app, teacher assignments page, archiving classes!!

Educational Technology Guy

The first one is that they have launched a mobile app for both Android and iOS (also available in Google Play for Education ). The mobile app allows students and teachers to take a photo and attach it to their assignment (really useful), attach images, PDFs and web pages from other apps to their assignments, and offline access to their assignments and streams. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Mobile Interactivity That Won’t Break the Bank

A Principal's Reflections

A few months back I read some articles on Twitter describing how educators were pairing the iPad, Apple TV, and an HDMI projector to create an interactive whiteboard experience. After reading these tweets, I realized that not only was this potential setup mobile, but it was also very cost-effective. Image credit: [link] Our new interactive, mobile whiteboard project has now been in use for over a month and it has received rave reviews from teachers.

EduGems: Edtech Updates, Google Tools, & More

Teacher Reboot Camp

You may not know that I regularly share my education discoveries, resources, education technology updates, free apps, web tools, and tips on Twitter (@ShellTerrell). I do this every day and will be sharing these education finds on my blog in case you missed them on Twitter. Scroll for the sections- Google Tools, Technology Updates, Resources, and Smart Tools. If you’re on Twitter, follow these educators!

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EduGems: Student Motivation, Digital Writing Tools, eZen & More!

Teacher Reboot Camp

I also regularly share these incredible resources on Twitter, @ShellTerrell. If you’re on Twitter, follow these educators! If you enjoyed these finds, you may want to get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go , which has digital and mobile activities and handouts. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Vol 1:3, click here to read the other EduGems issues !

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20+ Emoji Activities and Resources for Teaching Math, Science, and English

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students can use image editing apps, like Snapchat or Twitter, to snap pictures of their readings and annotate them with emojis. Today is World Emoji Day and to celebrate I’m sharing 20 emoji activities, my slide presentation, and resources to engage your learners.

20+ Emoji Activities and Resources for Teaching Math, Science, and English

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students can use image editing apps, like Snapchat or Twitter, to snap pictures of their readings and annotate them with emojis. Today is World Emoji Day and to celebrate I’m sharing 20 emoji activities, my slide presentation, and resources to engage your learners.

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

Educational Technology Guy

It is free to use (standard text messaging rates apply though) and anyone with a mobile phone or access to the web can use it. 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.

EduGems: Student Motivation, Digital Writing Tools, eZen & More!

Teacher Reboot Camp

I also regularly share these incredible resources on Twitter, @ShellTerrell. If you’re on Twitter, follow these educators! If you enjoyed these finds, you may want to get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go , which has digital and mobile activities and handouts. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Vol 1:3, click here to read the other EduGems issues !

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Keep Adaptive Technology Top of Mind in MLE Planning

EdTech Magazine

Keep Adaptive Technology Top of Mind in MLE Planning. Classrooms filled with rows of desks make it difficult for students with mobility issues to navigate through the space. . Twitter. eli.zimmerman_9856. Tue, 06/04/2019 - 15:39.

6 Super Science Edtech Ideas: Using Technology to Level Up Science Classrooms

The CoolCatTeacher

Leah LaCrosse on episode 272 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Leah, today, we’re going to talk about how to use technology to make science more exciting and more effective. Is technology a distraction?