140 Twitter Tips for Educators
OCTOBER 19, 2016
Help for teachers curious or skeptical about Twitter From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. The curious teacher opened up Twitter. Rather than ask anyone, the curious teacher opened up Twitter (there was less pressure that way.)
Why Twitter Chats Matter
MAY 29, 2014
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 For Little Folks
OCTOBER 9, 2012
Twitter Tips & Resources for Teachers
APRIL 28, 2013
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. I also receive all of my news from Twitter. on Twitter.
Twitter Hashtag Tips
MAY 29, 2015
Intermediate Twitter twitterTweet I notice that some teachers I chat with are confused about how hashtags work. Here is my basic guide to hashtags. Hashtag A hashtag starts with the pounds symbol (#) followed by a single word (or words smashed together). No spaces.
15 Top Educators to Follow on Twitter in 2017
APRIL 24, 2017
Teachers and educators can follow these 15 inspirational educators on Twitter to learn about the best and latest teaching trends directly from a source who knows what they're talking about. The post 15 Top Educators to Follow on Twitter in 2017 appeared first on Edudemic.
Twitter in the classroom
Learning with 'e's
APRIL 19, 2015
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.
Why a Class Twitter Account
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
MsKranenburgsClass (@MsKsGr3and4) September 16, 2015 An elementary class in Canada sent out a plea on Twitter to have people across Canada send them a cup of dirt. Twitter twitter@alicekeeler We are comparing soil across Canada.
Teaching Language Learners with Twitter
Teacher Reboot Camp
JUNE 5, 2016
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.”-
A New Year And A New Way To Twitter Chat
JANUARY 5, 2016
After being involved with the creation, participation and evolution of one of the largest hashtags and Twitter chats around (#edchat) I always hear the same feedback wherever I go. Connect your Twitter account or use your free Participate Learning account and wham-o!
3 Obvious Ways Twitter Promotes Literacy
The Principal of Change
SEPTEMBER 3, 2016
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.
#07: Getting Started Using Twitter for Educational Excellence
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
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.
8 things Twitter savvy educators do to improve learning
JULY 8, 2016
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.
Summer Learning Series-Starting A Classroom or School Twitter Account
JULY 29, 2013
We moved on to Twitter chats. Today we will examine the things to consider if you want to use Twitter in your classroom or your school in the coming school year. While Twitter is beginning to catch on with many educators, schools are still lagging in their adoption of the platform.
How school districts are leveraging Twitter to become rock stars
MARCH 30, 2017
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.
Summer Learning Series-Twitter Chats For Learning
JULY 18, 2013
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.
Is it Possible to Practice Active Listening on Twitter?
Brilliant or Insane
SEPTEMBER 26, 2015
The post Is it Possible to Practice Active Listening on Twitter? Issues Social Media edtech TwitterBrilliant or Insane.
Analog Twitter Wall to Build Relationships and Digital Citizenship
Two Guys and Some iPads
OCTOBER 8, 2013
My Analog Twitter Wall before the start of school. It was on May 2nd on this year I decided to create a professional Twitter handle to connect with educators around the world, as well as share stories from my classroom. Each student created a personal Twitter handle.
Using Tech and You Are NOT on Twitter? Rethink That
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
Twitter twitterIf you are using tech to teach, I can pretty much guarantee something is not going right. You WILL have questions. Who do you ask? Who on your campus is a ninja at that technology?
Mock Twitter Chat with Your Students
DECEMBER 27, 2016
Mock Twitter Chat with Your Students I love Twitter chats. The post Mock Twitter Chat with Your Students appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Apps Script Google Sheets Twitter google sheets spreadsheetsThey are exactly one hour Allow for everyone’s voice to be heard It is okay to have a side conversation about one part of the topic to go deeper while the rest of the conversation continues Guaranteed to get through 5-10 questions in an hour […].
Serendipitous Learning on Twitter
MAY 28, 2015
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. Some Things I Have Learned Serendipitously on Twitter….
Some More Twitter Chats Worth Checking Out
APRIL 30, 2012
It''s been almost 1 and half years since I last wrote about my favorite Twitter chats. First, to participate you don''t need a Twitter account. Of course if you want to interact and join the conversation, you are gonna need a Twitter account. edchat Twitter
Class Twitter Account: How Your Students Can Tweet
AUGUST 12, 2015
Tweet I have had several teachers how they can have their students tweet without having a Twitter account. I highly encourage teachers to have a class twitter account and a class hashtag. Here is how to use the class Twitter account. Google Sheets Twitter
Teachers: Embrace Twitter for Professional Development
APRIL 17, 2015
This is a reprint of a piece Denise originally wrote for us in 2008, updated to reflect the latest and greatest Twitter know-how. I created my first Twitter account in 2008. Four years later, I finally made the commitment to using Twitter during an edtech conference, where I found myself frantically tweeting, retweeting, and refreshing […]. The post Teachers: Embrace Twitter for Professional Development appeared first on Edudemic.
10 Ways To Inspire Students Using Twitter
APRIL 23, 2016
Twitter is a popular and useful social media tool. There are lots of ways in which Twitter can be used in the classroom. Here is an example my class did when learning about Charles Darwin in a Science lesson: Another example of a way to use Twitter in the classroom.
Twitter In Schools-A Getting Started Guide
JUNE 15, 2011
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.
Five "Can't Miss" Twitter Chats
DECEMBER 26, 2013
Each week educators from around the world engage in meaningful conversations on Twitter. Twitter chats have connected educators globally and transformed the way many view professional development. Listed below are five “Can’t Miss” Twitter Chats and an excellent starting point for anyone Currently, there are over 200 of these chats, which range in topic, participants, and purpose. An up-to-date list of these educational chats can be found at: bit.ly/officialchatlist.
Travel, tracking and Twitter
Learning with 'e's
JUNE 22, 2015
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.
8 Cool Twitter Tools for the Wannabe Power User
Brilliant or Insane
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
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
4 EdTech Experts Explain the Power of Twitter Chats
Brilliant or Insane
JUNE 2, 2016
In a live Twitter chat. If you know Twitter and understand the hashtag, you know how easy it is to search any #hashtag on Twitter. The post 4 EdTech Experts Explain the Power of Twitter Chats appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Featured Social Media edtech Twitter
Utilizing Twitter Chats for Professional Development
DECEMBER 26, 2013
Each week, educators from around the world take part in various conversations on Twitter known as “chats.” The premise of a Twitter chat is simple.
Getting Started on Academic Twitter v2.0
JANUARY 24, 2017
At this year’s MLA Convention, I was invited to give a workshop on getting started on social media, namely, Twitter. I’ve written recently for ProfHacker about why I still find Twitter valuable. Twitter is only as good as the people you follow and thus populate your timeline.
Twitter Series-My Super, Top Secret Tips And Tricks For Getting The Most Out Of Twitter
SEPTEMBER 30, 2011
This is the last in my series on everything Twitter. You can read this first on How I do Twitter PD and the second on What People Wish They Had Known Before They Started. Today lets look at all my tips, tricks and resources for getting more out of Twitter. 2) How do you make sure you don''t miss everything without staying on Twitter 24/7? 3) How do you organize everything you find from Twitter? Twitter was a great and easy way to do it.
The 3 biggest Twitter problems for teachers—and how to overcome them
MARCH 30, 2017
For the past three years, Rutgers Alternate Route has supported new teachers in boosting their digital literacy, by hosting edtech workshops, sharing digital resources on social media, and leading hosted discussions on LinkedIn and Twitter. Twitter Problem #1: Personal Privacy Concerns. “I
6 Tips to a Super Twitter Profile
The Daring Librarian
FEBRUARY 28, 2016
Tips to a Super Twitter Profile After re-vamping my blog header header ( Teaching Good: Branding Evil ) I took a serious look at my Twitter profile and changed it, too! I changed my Twitter profile. First thing - BREAK Your Twitter Egg and show your face.
10 Reasons Twitter Works In Education
TeachThought - Learn better.
JUNE 29, 2015
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.
The Guide to Keeping Up with Google - Part 2: Twitter
Shake Up Learning
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
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.