Bartleby - free books, lit and reference information

Educational Technology Guy

Bartleby is a site that contains a huge amount of literature and reference books online, for free. The materials, both books and reference information, are categorized by reference, verse, fiction, and nonfiction. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

NASA Interactive Reference Guide to the ISS

Educational Technology Guy

NASA, which has tons of great educational resources , has a nice interactive reference guide to the ISS (International Space Station). Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Inclusive Citation: How Diverse Are Your References?


Look at the reference list for your latest few articles or presentations. If you’re active there, look at your recent Twitter interactions, how diverse are those? How many of the people you are citing are people like you, how many people different from you?

3 #GR8GoogleFinds #ThisWeek 05.01.15 - Textbooks, Google+ on Twitter, and Reference Users Wanted

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Google+ on Twitter Google+ says this is its first tweet, but there were 36 previous tweets. I guess Google+ is getting serious about participating on Twitter. Google is looking for reference users Become a Google reference user for research studies!

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 as a Tool For Academic Discourse

A Principal's Reflections

This step gave students a context and purpose for using Twitter with this particular play and in this particular way. Students not only interacted with one another in class, but also with students in other classes, as Twitter opened up their ideas to a wider audience.

Twitter In Schools-A Getting Started Guide

The Web20Classroom

While Twitter is beginning to catch on with many educators, schools are lagging in their adoption of the platform. Twitter is a quick and easy tool to let the entire school community know whats going on with you and your students. Updates can come from anywhere and users don''t have to have a Twitter account to follow along. Here is my primer and some advice for schools (and districts) that want to start using Twitter. So, you are going to have a Twitter account.

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 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.

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.

A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A School Twitter Chat

TeachThought - Learn better.

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.

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


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.

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


Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information. News on Twitter : Students consider tweets and determine which is the most trustworthy.

30+ digital escape rooms (plus tips and tools for creating your own)

Ditch That Textbook

Digital escape rooms, also referred to as digital breakouts, are a great way to bring gameplay and problem solving to any lesson or unit. DitchBook Twitter chat Ed Tech Gamification Teaching breakoutedu digital digital breakoutedu digital escape room digital escape rooms edtech games in the classroom gamificationThey can be an exciting and engaging activity for the whole class or as an option for early finishers.

Beat the Back-to-School Jitters with Twitter!

Teaching With Soul

ET, I host New Teacher Chat ( #ntchat ) on Twitter. TeachWithSoul : Memorize all their names, take photos of all my kids to have as a reference, invite them &/or their parents for a time to chat before the actual back to school nite visit! Every Wednesday at 5 p.m. PT, 8 p.m.

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.

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.

Beat the Back-to-School Jitters with Twitter!

Teaching With Soul

Beat the Back-to-School Jitters with Twitter! ET, I host New Teacher Chat ( #ntchat ) on Twitter. If you enjoyed this post, please subscribe to TeachingWithSoul and connect with me on Twitter. Twitter. by Lisa Dabbs | August 24, 2016 | Posts | 0 comments.

New Year's Resolutions? How About Using That Twitter or Facebook Account to Connect?

The 21st Century Principal

We live in what he also refers to as a "relationship economy" where value is derived from the quality of our relationships, and these relationships come from our sharing of ourselves with others on the web.

5 Common Sense Twitter Tips for School Leaders & Educators

The 21st Century Principal

Setting up a Twitter account is rather easy to do, but using it as a networking tool is a complicated process that takes time and effort. To administrators who have added getting their Twitter account established to their 2012 Things to Get Done Resolution List, I offer these 5 Common Sense Tips to help in that endeavor. Establish separate Twitter accounts for your personal-professional use and for your school or district. My school Twitter account has two main purposes.

Twitter Isn't Another Announcement System: It's SOCIAL MEDIA!

The 21st Century Principal

It turns out, a great deal can come from connecting professionally with other educators through Twitter. But using Twitter for this use alone completely discounts the greatest impact it can have on them personally and professionally. Twitter’s networking potential is enormous.

Singer Erykah Badu Riles Twitter With School Uniform Opinion

K-12 Schools - Education News

The singer wrote on her Twitter account this week that she was simply agreeing with an article she had read stating that high school girls should wear longer skirts so that young boys and male teachers do not become distracted. She referred to this backtracking as “seeing both sides.”

Building a Personal Learning Network (PLN) on Twitter


The Personal Learning Network (PLN) that I''ve built on Twitter over the past couple of months has become an amazing resource for learning about what''s going on in the educational technology world. You might also want to check out my Twitter related links on Delicious.

Twitter: The Art of the Follow

The Daring Librarian

The Art of the Follow: One of the hardest things on Twitter is to master is the art of the Follow. Twitter Comic Tutorial At-A-Glance Part Deux that coordinates to this blog is below- thanks!) But anything but the default Twitter icon is important. Polite/kind on Twitter 4.

I'm a teacher. What can I do with Twitter?

I''m sharing resources and talking about the value of Twitter in your PLN (Professional Learning Network). I''ll mainly be referring to a site I created for a conference session I led during the Kamehameha Schools EdTech Conference in June 2013. Google PLN Social Media Twitter

Wait You're Still not on Twitter? What are you waiting for?


Twitter isn''t going away! When I first started using twitter, I used it purely as a social outlet. Twitter has changed so much from the "What are you doing now" tag line to becoming one of the largest Personal Professional Learning Networks available to educators.

Creating a healthy school culture: 12 small shifts that make a BIG difference

Ditch That Textbook

When we talk about school culture we are referring to the attitudes of the school community, the relationships between staff members and beliefs they share. DitchBook Twitter chat Uncategorized collaboration innovation positive school culture positive work environment school culture teaching

Bibliographies and Citations made easy with EasyBib Add-on in Google Docs.

Inquire and Inspire

Reach out to us on twitter @inquireinspire or drop us a line in the comment section below. add-on add-ons APA bibliographies bibliography citations cite college commenting google apps google docs MLA post-secondary references students table of contents united states university

6 Ways to Use Twitter To Enhance In-School Professional Learning

The Principal of Change

Here is a tweet I received from Jamie Sweeney on using Twitter to “enhance professional development” : Thinking about ways I might use Twitter to enhance staff development…any ideas? The beautiful thing about Twitter is the opportunity to capture different mediums.

Twitter Survey for Educators ~ Could you follow just.3?

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Inspired by @justintarte''s recent post Why Educators should be using Twitter (with some great people to follow listed), and JD Thomas'' post Who to Follow in Twitter -- A Great Idea That Needs Greater Tech and following Gwyneth Jones'' crowdsourcing TL Smackdown Feud lead, I''ve decided to create my own survey for and by Educators on Twitter. Feel free to refer to it.) It''s difficult to choose just three!

Stop Ignoring Google+

A Principal's Reflections

Take Twitter for example. Now anyone who knows me knows that I absolutely love Twitter as a professional learning and networking tool. Twitter has many positive attributes, but also a growing number of negative aspects.

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How This Educator Handles Trolls (Bob and Weave Em)

The Jose Vilson

Yet, because it reached #8 on Twitter worldwide, we also unwillingly hosted a plethora of trolls, vagabonds, and also-rans, the usual folks who want to make America great again or whatever. Friends would refer to my legendary patience as Jedi-like.

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A Tweet For Your Thoughts

A Principal's Reflections

Yet, teachers can use these very same things to bring the interests of students back to the classroom, such as is the case in some classroom experiments with educational Twitter accounts. References Cited: [link]. educational technology Opinion Twitter

Is Edu Connected Collaboration Just Whistling In The Wind?

My Island View

Through LinkedIn I discovered Twitter. Twitter was more in real-time. I used Twitter only for educators. The Twitter Chat model flourished creating hundreds of education chats here and around the world. Through Twitter I was exposed to many relevant Blog Posts.

5 Easy Brain Breaks for Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Rob Donatelli on episode 510 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Want to help students learn and be more refreshed? Follow him on YouTube at the Donatelli EdZone or on Twitter @ DTown_MrD.

How a Little Graphic Novel is Inspiring Teachers to Think

The CoolCatTeacher

Blog: 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.

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.

I am not an expert, I simply love what I do.


A new friend from Twitter ( @Dr.SpikeCook ) gave me a call this morning to discuss a few educational topics. Twitter has opened the door for these types of connections to occur. Again, because of Twitter, these opportunities are opening doors. I participate in Twitter chats.

Learn Tips and Ticks for Managing the Big 3 Social Sites to Grow Your Podcast Audience.


” I’m not referring to the term SEO as in what Big Brother Google searches for, I’m referring to SEO as what we as podcast consumers search for. Twitter Audience. Twitter is a tree in the forrest. Twitter is 120-140 characters.

10 Tips for Awesome Digital Citizenship

The CoolCatTeacher

Penny Rayhill on episode 502 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Tech Coach Penny Rayhill shares ten tips for awesome digital citizenship. Twitter: @PennyRayhill Disclosure of Material Connection: This is a “sponsored podcast episode.”