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Can Twitter Replace Traditional Professional Development?

Can Twitter Replace Traditional Professional Development? | 21 century education | Scoop.it
By The Hechinger Report Twitter and Facebook might soon replace traditional professional development for teachers. Instead of enduring hours-long workshops
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Agreed!  Twitter is my #prod.  Thanks Twitter for introducing me to so many sweet #edleaders and students!

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The 100 Best Twitter Tools For Teachers (2012 Edition)

"In 2009, we shared our favorite tools for teachers on Twitter, with 100 resources for managing feeds, finding followers, and tackling classroom groups on the social media site. Since then, many tools have been revamped, replaced, or simply aren’t available anymore. Clearly, an update is in order, so we’re proud to present a new list for 2012, featuring the very best tools available to Twittering teachers today."

 Edudemic article on Twitter.  Great for beginners on Twitter.
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How To Integrate Live Tweets Into Your Presentations | Edudemic

How To Integrate Live Tweets Into Your Presentations | Edudemic | 21 century education | Scoop.it

We just stumbled across a new tool that’s designed to incorporate live tweets into your presentation. What could be better than that? While these tweets may not all be perfect and some may not be professional / appropriate, it’s a great tool to know about...


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How to participate in a Twitter Chat

How to participate in a Twitter Chat | 21 century education | Scoop.it
Get the most out of your twitter chat experience with these easy tips.
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Experience your first twitter chat and join the collaboration about education!

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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, January 6, 2014 12:47 AM

Jump in and have a go! I have only tried this a couple of times but found it a positive experience. It's time that stops me at the moment but will be joining in again soon I'm sure. 

Carey Leahy's curator insight, January 6, 2014 5:30 PM

Rapid-fire way to expand you PLN - I'll give it a go this year!

RebeccaMoore's curator insight, February 14, 11:05 AM

Keep for future reference! I hope to do this with my sixth graders some day. Maybe we could get a chat going with a class at another school!

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Topic Trends on #edchat and What They Say about Education Today

Topic Trends on #edchat and What They Say about Education Today | 21 century education | Scoop.it

The Class Struggle

 

If you are a 21st century educator and you are not an#edchat follower, you should really stay in more. Three years ago when the Twitter discussion group began, founders Tom Whitby, Steven Anderson, and Shell Terrell thought it would just be a casual chatroom for educators. It has since become the go-to barometer for education issues on the net.

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