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The Teacher's Guide To Twitter - Edudemic

The Teacher's Guide To Twitter - Edudemic | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
This teacher's guide to Twitter is designed for anyone ready to use the service or already old hat. Whatever your skill level, this should help!
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Watch how ‘Happy New Year’ spread across the world via Twitter as 2014 arrived

Watch how ‘Happy New Year’ spread across the world via Twitter as 2014 arrived | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it

Watch how new year's wishes were tweeted around the world in different languages.

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How to effectively communicate on Twitter - Learn Egg

How to effectively communicate on Twitter - Learn Egg | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
Twitter is a bit daunting for most of us. We try and make our tweets as relevant as possible. We try to
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Maine teacher turning to Twitter for new ideas | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

Maine teacher turning to Twitter for new ideas  | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
Mt. Blue English teacher Dan Ryder joins teachers across the U.S. who are using Twitter to network and exchange teaching insights.

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How To Get More Out Of Your PLN Using Twitter - Edudemic

How To Get More Out Of Your PLN Using Twitter - Edudemic | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
You can enhance your already cutting-edge PLN by harnessing the power of the hashtag, chats, and other Twitter lists.
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N.Y. student suspended after controversial Twitter hashtag

An upstate New York student said he got a three-day suspension for creating a controversial Twitter hashtag.

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Teachers Tweet, Administrators Don't

Teachers Tweet, Administrators Don't | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
Leadership experts in the K-12 field Jill Berkowicz and Ann Myers write about challenges and possibilities for administrators in the 21st century.
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According to Myers and Berkowicz, it's past time to start making Twitter part of your professional development habits. They offer some basic dos and don'ts (if you're wondering how your students use Twitter, the Don't list will give you a pretty complete picture).  

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How teachers can use twitter to find resources

How teachers can use twitter to find resources | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it

Twitter is an excellent app for teachers to communicate about topics of interest and find relevant resources.
Ed Galaxy's Kevin Cummins describes how to use Twitter to find teaching resources.  See, Twitter is NOT just for the teenagers!

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20 Ways High Schools Are Using Twitter In The Classroom

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20 Ways High Schools Are Using Twitter In The Classroom
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How To Solve The Racist-Teens-On-Twitter Problem

How To Solve The Racist-Teens-On-Twitter Problem | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
Twitter currently has no clause in its Terms of Service regarding hate speech. Could it take a lesson from YouTube?

Try asking your students how many of them have Twitter accounts--I think you will be surprised.  Then ask them how many of them encounter offensive comments that could be considered hate speech.

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28 Simple Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom

28 Simple Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it

Ideas for using Twitter in the classroom range from class participation to communicating with parents.

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20 High Schoolers Suspended For Retweeting Gossip

20 High Schoolers Suspended For Retweeting Gossip | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it

Students are suspended for retweeting gossip about a teacher and her son, administrators call it cyberbullying. The ACLU condemned the suspension.

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Once blocked, Twitter becomes a classroom tool | eSchool News | eSchool News

Once blocked, Twitter becomes a classroom tool | eSchool News | eSchool News | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and more--these tech tools once were classroom no-nos, but times are changing, and students are on board.
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History Comes to Life With Tweets From Past

History Comes to Life With Tweets From Past | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
Historical projects on Twitter aim to recreate events like Kristallnacht and the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
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New Twitter Feed, @TeachingLC, Launches | Library of Congress Blog

New Twitter Feed, @TeachingLC, Launches. A blog post at "Library of Congress Blog" on 2013-09-12.
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Now you can follow the Library of Congress on Twitter (actually, you could already, but this is a special LoC Twitter feed just for K-12 teachers) and get ideas and information about using primary sources in your classroom.

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EdTechSandyK: How to Decode a Tweet

EdTechSandyK: How to Decode a Tweet | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it

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gwynethjones's curator insight, September 8, 2013 1:11 PM

I've been wanting to blog about this for a while (*you know, blog ideas whirling in me heid!) and Lo and Behold the amazing Ed Tech Sandy beats me to it again! In JAN, even! Fantastic!

Linda Dougherty's curator insight, September 8, 2013 6:36 PM

Image plus the definitions will be great to share with teachers and administrators who are starting out in social media land.

Sandra Carswell's curator insight, October 30, 2013 10:32 PM

More help for new tweeters. Must add to presentation on Twitter.

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Twitter For Teachers: Erin Klein's Awesome 10-Minute Video Tells All - Edudemic

Twitter For Teachers: Erin Klein's Awesome 10-Minute Video Tells All - Edudemic | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
I recently came across Erin Klein (the genius behind Kleinspiration) posting a useful YouTube video that's all about 'Twitter For Teachers.'
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Can Twitter open up a new space for learning, teaching and thinking?

Can Twitter open up a new space for learning, teaching and thinking? | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
Two academics discuss the pros and cons of using Twitter as a learning tool to encourage instinctive thinking in higher education
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10 Must-Follow Twitter Accounts for Book Lovers - iLibrarian

10 Must-Follow Twitter Accounts for Book Lovers - iLibrarian | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it

If you're using Twitter to keep yourself current and maintain a Personal Learning Network (and you should, even if you only look at your feed once a week), here's a list of 10 accounts to follow that are fun and interesting and will keep you up to date on news about literature.  Ask another Twitter expert to help you organize your feed by general topics (try asking your librarian for help--this one is on Twitter @HKPerkinson).

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Does the use of Twitter Improve Education? | Connected Principals

Does the use of Twitter Improve Education? | Connected Principals | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
Twitter is not necessarily the perfect solution to your professional learning needs, but if used properly, it can be a great tool.
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Social Media Guidelines for Students and Job Seekers - OnlineDegrees.org

Social Media Guidelines for Students and Job Seekers - OnlineDegrees.org | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it

Confused about what to do and what not to do with social media and your students?  This infophrahic sould clear things up for you@

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Twitter Dictionary: A Guide to Understanding Twitter Lingo

Twitter Dictionary: A Guide to Understanding Twitter Lingo | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it

Feeling left out and intimidated by the lingo that 140 character posts has created? Check out this " Twitter Dictionary" which lists words and abbreviations used on Twitter.

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