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)?

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.

Trending Sources

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.

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

The Educational Hashtag and Twitter Chat Database

Shake Up Learning

The post The Educational Hashtag and Twitter Chat Database appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Over the last few months, I’ve been collecting information about educational hashtags and related Twitter chats to create a searchable and filterable database. (

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.

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.

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.

#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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Benefits of Educational Technology

Educational Technology Guy

Most of you reading this will agree that educational technology can help teachers and students - it provides benefits such as organization, efficiency, collaboration, communication, extra help, virtual experiences and so much more. But, sometimes it''s hard to convince others that the expense of technology is worth it and hard to show the benefits. Here''s an older article I wrote about this: The How''s, Why''s and Value of Educational Technology --.

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

What To Do On Twitter: 50 Ideas For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post What To Do On Twitter: 50 Ideas For Teachers appeared first on TeachThought. Technology Experienced Teacher General networking and collaboration

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.

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.

10 Tips for Teachers Using Twitter

Catlin Tucker

Today, I began teaching my course “Engaging Today’s Learners with Technology” at Stanford’s Festival of Teaching. One of the first things I asked my students to do was create a Twitter account. During our session, we crowdsourced tips for using Twitter.

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.

Assistive Technology and Accessibility Resources

Educational Technology Guy

I've been working on a resource document that has resoures on Assistive Technology and Accessibility and thought I would share it here: Related: More Accessibility Resources Google Accessibility Features and Resources -. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

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.

How school districts are leveraging Twitter to become rock stars

eSchool News

When a student tweets at their school’s Twitter handle, chances are they don’t expect a response–it’s like tweeting at Starbucks, or the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency—you feel like you’re talking to an entity that’s far too busy and important to ever respond to you.

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.

How Technology Should Have Already Changed Your Teaching

TeachThought - Learn better.

Twitter | Facebook | Google+ |. The post How Technology Should Have Already Changed Your Teaching appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Technology Terry Heick Elementary School General Veteran TeacherAuthor information. Terry Heick. Director at TeachThought.

The Secret to Effective Technology Integration in Schools

The CoolCatTeacher

Powerful Learning First, Technology Second From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Powerful learning first technology second. The greatest things in life always have to be worked for, and an effective education technology is no exception.

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Differentiate Instruction with Technology

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. The post [FREE WEBINAR] How to Differentiate Instruction with Technology appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

10 Technology Skills Every Educator Should Have

Educational Technology Guy

Overall, educators need to understand some basics about technology and that it is not a be-all-end-all solution to everything in a classroom. Technology can help teachers differentiate and provide new experiences for their students. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

What we think about technology

Learning with 'e's

There has been a lot of interest in this graphic thanks to Dr Justin Tarte who recently shared it on Twitter. I asked them whether this was a true representation of their perceptions of using technology.

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: 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.

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.

Twitter 101: 5-Step Guide for Social Media in Education

Edudemic

If you aren’t using Twitter, chances are that you’re reluctant to adopt new technology. Or maybe you’ve used Twitter for years to keep up with friends but now want to use it in the classroom. We’ll guide you through the Twitter landscape […]. The post Twitter 101: 5-Step Guide for Social Media in Education appeared first on Edudemic. Articles Featured How To Popular Social Media featured guide online tools twitter

#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+.

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.

How to Introduce a Young Scholar to Twitter

ProfHacker

I’ve learned from years of trying that nobody “gets” Twitter when you talk to them about it, and that part of the power of it is in the capacity to make global connections to knowledgeable others. Here are some guidelines if you’re a Twitter fan and want to do the same.

3 Teacher Money Making Opportunities Using Technology

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Jessica Gordon on episode 87 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Jessica Gordon @1337teach shares three ways teachers can use technology to make money this summer (or anytime.)