50 people and hashtags you MUST check out on Twitter

Ditch That Textbook

Getting connected professionally on Twitter was the single most important, most powerful thing I ever did as an educator. Ed Tech connected educator edtech educational technology hashtags social media twitter

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. If you''ve searched any topic relating to education and technology, I''m sure you''ve landed on his amazing site.

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. 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. This is my favorite part of Twitter chats. What is your favorite Twitter chat(s)?

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

Summer Learning Series-Twitter Chats For Learning

The Web20Classroom

Today we are diving deep into Twitter chats, looking at #edchat and other chats worth your time. That means there is an actual Twitter chat that goes along with that hashtag. What is a Twitter chat? You could spend just about every waking moment on Twitter engaged in a chat.

40+ ideas for making technology integration meaningful

Ditch That Textbook

We WANT to use technology that is meaningful and manageable for ourselves and our students. We don’t want “one more thing” Technology, when used with purpose can have incredible effects on student learning.

Effective Ways for Educators to Use Twitter

Indiana Jen

I am a big fan of using Twitter to share, collaborate, and learn. This infographic highlights many ways that educators can use Twitter in their practice. Find more education infographics on e-Learning Infographics.

Effective Ways for Educators to Use Twitter

Indiana Jen

I am a big fan of using Twitter to share, collaborate, and learn. This infographic highlights many ways that educators can use Twitter in their practice. Find more education infographics on e-Learning Infographics.

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.

A Dozen Favorite Plugged-In Technology and Education Experts on Twitter

EmergingEdTech

Twitter is … a “Self Paced Research/Learning Tool” Follow These Smart and Savvy Folks and Learn Every Day! It has never been easier to tap into knowledgeable experts in many fields. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

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.”-

Today’s #ETCoaches Twitter chat

Dangerously Irrelevant

I had the pleasure of moderating the #ETCoaches Twitter chat today. Welcome to our #ETCoaches Twitter discussion. Supporting effective technology integration and implementation: 2012 ISTE Leadership Forum #isteLF12. Learn about robust, technology-infused learning at the 2013 Iowa 1:1 Institute. Here are the questions I asked… ( and here’s the archive ). Our topic today: Confronting some hard truths about our own #edtech coaching.

Travel, tracking and Twitter

Learning with 'e's

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. An article on the BBC News site also shows why it pays to complain on Twitter.

[50 Educator Twitter Accounts Worth Following]

TeachThought - Learn better.

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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.

#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. Register for my free Differentiating Instruction with Technology webinar sponsored by SMART Learning Suite next Thursday, February 9 at 4pm.

In the News: When Twitter Goes Bad

Doug Levin

Hacked Twitter Accounts a New Headache for Schools.” “Platforms such as Twitter are awash in offensive, abusive, and otherwise problematic content, and they are even getting called to testify before Congress for their roles in enabling foreign governments to spread misinformation and meddle in elections. And their strategy of relying on algorithms and technology to respond to problems doesn’t appear to be working very well, Levin said.”

In the News: When Twitter Goes Bad

Doug Levin

Hacked Twitter Accounts a New Headache for Schools.” “Platforms such as Twitter are awash in offensive, abusive, and otherwise problematic content, and they are even getting called to testify before Congress for their roles in enabling foreign governments to spread misinformation and meddle in elections. And their strategy of relying on algorithms and technology to respond to problems doesn’t appear to be working very well, Levin said.”

Twitter Series-What I Wish I Knew Before I Started Twitter

The Web20Classroom

This is the second in a series I am doing all about Twitter. You can read the first post here , where I discuss the need to change the way we teach about Twitter. Take Twitter for example. What do you wish you knew about twitter before you started? Now that you use Twitter (to whatever degree is comfortable for you) what would you go back and learn early on? Before Twitter- "I wish I knew how to make it meaningful to me." BeforeTwitter Twitter Series

Using Tech and You Are NOT on Twitter? Rethink That

Teacher Tech

Who on your campus is a ninja at that technology? Who on your campus is a ninja at that technology and wants to be bothered with questions 24/7 from all […]. Twitter twitterIf you are using tech to teach, I can pretty much guarantee something is not going right.

Some Fantastic And Fabulous Ladies To Follow On Twitter

The Web20Classroom

10 Great Stars To Follow In The Twitterverse The post lists these reasons for these users: They are always active, but never overwhelming on your twitter feed. They will challenge you to Think and Reflect – and push you to grow professionally They will provide resources and guidance They focus on Technology and Best Educational Practices They are all Unique, Practical and provide Authentic Leadership Super reasons to follow anyone. gender Twitter

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 App

How to Create a Twitter List of Reliable Media Sources

Reading By Example

Twitter has been the primary medium for sharing news regarding the presidential election and transition. The challenge with Twitter is in how to use it so the information you are receiving is reliable. My suggestion: Create a Twitter list. Start reading your Twitter list.

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! To turn on the mobile version, tap on the home button then tap on your Twitter profile icon. Another cool feature here is a free QR Code for your Twitter account.

3 Obvious Ways Twitter Promotes Literacy

The Principal of Change

One of the conversations was going back to the idea of Twitter and does it actually promote literacy. Thinking about, jumping onto Twitter years ago has led to many amazing opportunities for me, but I also think that it has led to tremendous growth in my own learning over time.

How To Use Twitter For Exit-Slip Teaching

TeachThought - Learn better.

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

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.

#EdStuff - a new twitter hash tag for Education

Educational Technology Guy

Twitter is a great resource for education. This is another great way to use Twitter to find, share, collaborate, and learn. Related: Twitter for Education - great resource and some hashtags Twitter, Facebook, RSS feeds, Email, Google+ - why/when I use each one Social Media in Education - connect, share, learn, communicate and more. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Education and Technology Web Recap for w/e 01-05-19

EmergingEdTech

Informative, inspiring, or just plain interesting education and digital technology content from across the web, posted on Twitter over the past week and collected here to share with our blog readers. Education Technology Twitter Post Weekly Summaries

Education and Technology From Across the Web w/e 12-22-18

EmergingEdTech

Informative, inspiring, or just plain interesting education and digital technology content from across the web, posted on Twitter over the past week and collected here to share with our blog readers. Education Technology Twitter Post Weekly Summaries

What’s a Twitter Chat?

My Island View

There are now hundreds of Education Twitter chats taking place around the world at almost any time of day or night. The use of Twitter as the platform for education chats enables not only anyone interested in the topic, but also people whose area of expertise might be that specific topic. Keep in mind that twitter has a global reach, so the only possible barriers to anyone’s participation might just be time zones.

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.

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.

Whom Should I Follow on Twitter?

My Island View

For some reason any post with Twitter in the title does not do well with a general population of educators. There is however a growing number of educators using Twitter who look for strategies to better serve them in social media for collaborative learning. Whom should I follow on Twitter and how do I find them are key questions that need to be addressed. That is why when we first signed up on Twitter, there were no tweets in our timeline.

Down with Twitter’s Project Lightning

Bryan Alexander

Twitter is apparently preparing a reboot. We don’t know how Lightning – I refuse to call it Twitter 2.0 – is actually structured and how it will really work once rolled out. Why is Twitter planning to shoot Lightning into the world? Twitter as tv.

Why Twitter Will Never Connect All Educators.

My Island View

Committing to working technology into the infrastructure will have little effect if the educators are not willing to embrace the teaching and learning that must go along with that. It is only as a result of technology that this has become possible. The ins and outs of Twitter would be the most efficient and effective way to share what is needed for educators. For those reasons Twitter will never connect all educators.

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.

Education and Technology from Across the Web w/e 12-08-18

EmergingEdTech

Informative, inspiring, or just plain interesting education and digital technology content from across the web, posted on Twitter over the past week and collected here to share with our blog readers. Education Technology Twitter Post Weekly Summaries

A Lesson Using Twitter Must Have A Social Component

TeachThought - Learn better.

A Lesson Using Twitter Must Have A Social Component. New technology is never universally accepted and can face a slow implementation. Twitter has not created as large of an impact as the printing press, but it is still worthy of implementation.