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Tweet Smarter not Harder – Part Two

Tweet Smarter not Harder – Part Two | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Introduction

 

If you read Part One of this series, you recall I discussed targeting and third-party applications to save you time and help you market you business and product or service more effectively.

 

Goals For This Post (Part Two)

The beauty of Lists and how they can help you use Twitter more effectively Discuss branding, content tweets, and promo tweets and why you need to understand the difference A note on targeted following

 

LISTS


I mentioned lists briefly in Part One for the purpose of finding targets but they do so much more. Here are my top ten reasons you should be using lists:

 

1) The number one reason to use lists: each list allows you to add up to 500 people aka tweeps. You can have up to 20 lists (public or private though I recommend public). I suck at math but even I can figure out that’s 10K people!

 

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The History of the English Language: Infographic

The History of the English Language: Infographic | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The English Language is icreasingly the language of Education and Business | The Brighton School of Business and Management
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Will you check this scoop? Thank you so much. http://sco.lt/5okJ17
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10 Teacher Resources For Lesson Planning Templates & Tools via TeachThought

10 Teacher Resources For Lesson Planning Templates & Tools via TeachThought | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
10 Teacher Resources For Lesson Planning Templates & Tools

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todd harmsworth's curator insight, May 8, 6:17 AM

interesting read and some valuable hints on lesson planning and help teachers gain some extra time throughout their busy timeslots

Tea Vella's curator insight, May 10, 8:49 PM
A great list of 10 digital lesson planning resources/websites - each including resources such as; lesson plan templates, mark books, test generators, unit planners and collaborative spaces for teachers to communicate and share resources.
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Find, Customize, and Create Digital Assignments with Edcite - Class Tech Tips via Monica Burns

Find, Customize, and Create Digital Assignments with Edcite - Class Tech Tips via Monica Burns | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Edcite is a free website that allows teachers to find, customize, and create digital assignments featuring technology-enhanced questions.

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18 Good Google Drive Add-ons for Teachers via Educators' Tech

18 Good Google Drive Add-ons for Teachers via Educators' Tech | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

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Typetoteach's curator insight, May 6, 9:13 PM

No need to reinvent the wheel...take a shortcut.

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5 Formative Assessment Tools to Invigorate Your Classroom via @Sunsetparktech

5 Formative Assessment Tools to Invigorate Your Classroom via @Sunsetparktech | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Inspired to turn useful tips, tricks, and ideas into infographics, #NYCSchoolsTech specialist, Joe Santiago created his first infographic. The focus is on how teachers who want to update their practice can use technology when doing formative assessments.

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'You're having a giraffe!?' A starter guide to UK slang | British Council

'You're having a giraffe!?' A starter guide to UK slang | British Council | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Are you moving to the UK for study or work? The British Council's Sophie Cannon explains some of the weird and wonderful words and phrases you might encounter.
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12 Tools for Creating Videos on Chromebooks - A PDF Handout

12 Tools for Creating Videos on Chromebooks - A PDF Handout | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Making videos is one of my favorite digital media projects to do with students and teachers. Chromebook users aren't able to access iMovie

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Fact Check now available in Google Search and News around the world

Fact Check now available in Google Search and News around the world | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

After assessing feedback from both users and publishers, we’re making the Fact Check label in Google News available everywhere, and expanding it into Search globally in all languages. For the first time, when you conduct a search on Google that returns an authoritative result containing fact checks for one or more public claims, you will see that information clearly on the search results page. The snippet will display information on the claim, who made the claim, and the fact check of that particular claim.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, April 12, 8:42 AM

An interesting attempt from Google to help stamp out fake news.

Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, April 12, 3:32 PM

Built in Fact Check for Google Search! 

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5 Comma Types That Can Make Or Break a Sentence

They're just tiny marks on the page, but a lot can depend on them. Produced for Mental Floss.
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An Excellent Tool to Electronically Sign Docs and PDFs from Google Drive and Gmail

An Excellent Tool to Electronically Sign Docs and PDFs from Google Drive and Gmail | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

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Professional Editor's Corner: Canadian Spelling and Hyphenation

Professional Editor's Corner: Canadian Spelling and Hyphenation | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Billions of people around the world speak English. You’d think that this would facilitate communication, and it does. For the most part. Unfortunately, we have four major types of English (American, Australian, British, and Canadian), and when it comes to idioms and written communication, they differ somewhat.

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Where does the word Easter come from?

Where does the word Easter come from? | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Perhaps surprisingly the origin of  Easter is not biblical.

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Canned Responses: 10+ Helpful Email Templates That Save Time

Canned Responses: 10+ Helpful Email Templates That Save Time | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
How much time do you spend each day writing emails? An hour?
Two hours? More? However much time you are spending writing email, it's too
much if you create a brand-new email every time. Mos
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Infographic: Benefits of Language Learning

Founded in 1883 by teachers and scholars, the Modern Language Association (MLA) promotes the study and teaching of language and literature.

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Peter Rettig's curator insight, May 6, 9:48 AM
A great infographic showing the benefits of language learning during three life stages...
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20 Good Map Creation Tools for Students

20 Good Map Creation Tools for Students | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A couple of years ago I published a list of 21 online map creation tools. Since then some of those tools have gone offline and new tool

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9 Great Search Tools Extensions for Students curated by Educators' Technology

9 Great Search Tools Extensions for Students curated by Educators' Technology | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

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Travis Moser's curator insight, April 30, 3:09 PM
This tool could make it easier to find  credible resources for historians.  It offers the ability to easily access information with the click of the button. I think that the library extension and the google scholar button really come in handy for your web browser
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How to Make an Infographic: A Visual Guide for Beginners [Free E-Book]

How to Make an Infographic: A Visual Guide for Beginners [Free E-Book] | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A free step-by-step visual guide for beginners on creating on infographic, from how to write copy for your visual to how to promote it effectively.

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5 cartoons of confused words | OxfordWords blog

5 cartoons of confused words | OxfordWords blog | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Dessert islands? Bear feet? Stationery cars? We have turned some commonly confused words int

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Google Slides: Create Shapes with Polyline Tool - Teacher Tech

Google Slides: Create Shapes with Polyline Tool - Teacher Tech | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A useful tool for younger (and older) students to know is the Polyline tool in Google Slides. This is a type of line creation where students click to create vertices to create shapes. Learning this tool allows students to identify things in a picture.

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Ed-Tech Tools for the Language Classroom

Anna Neil delivers a very informative and valuable teacher training session on educational technology. Do you want to learn more about tools you could us

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Open Educational Resources (#OER)

Open Educational Resources (#OER) | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials that you may use and re-use for free! These resources are created by individuals or organizations who choose to retain few or no ownership rights so that you can download or share resources with others.  Some OERs can also be edited or re-mixed, depending on the…

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Dr. Theresa Kauffman's curator insight, April 13, 5:42 PM
Always good to access free resources! We are all better when we share!
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Recursos educativos de código aberto.
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5 Ways for Educators to Use Social Media

5 Ways for Educators to Use Social Media | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Social media has changed the way that we approach communication and networking. Educators around the world are learning and sharing together. While many educators have taken to social media like a fish to water, there is still some resistance and anxiety. Most of this anxiety comes from not knowing what to post or how to connect.…

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How to Download Google Slides as Images

How to Download Google Slides as Images | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
In the course of designing and building a great slide presentation, you may find that you have some slides that make great stand-alon

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Gerald Carey's curator insight, April 11, 6:50 PM
Mr Byrne shared a video on how to download a Google Slides presentation as images. It's not too hard but might be worth considering for students who don't have internet access.
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9 Online Tools For Better #Writing #Skills 

9 Online Tools For Better #Writing #Skills  | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
How about some of the top Online Tools For Better Writing Skills? Check 9 Online Tools For Better Writing Skills that help students up their writing game.

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Willem Kuypers's curator insight, April 5, 3:27 AM
Des liens intéressant pour écrire des textes académiques, trouver des écrivains, etc.
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12 Important Tips to Get Precise Google Search Results

12 Important Tips to Get Precise Google Search Results | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
After we have seen how to use Google Images to search for and locate free-to-use images, here is another handy visual to help you make the best of your Google search experience. The content of this visual is based on insights provided by Google Search Help. The 12 tips below will help you refine your Google searches and get precise search results using a wide variety of search operators. For instance, you will learn how to search for content published in social media or through hashtags, how to search for a specific site or related sites, how to search for an exact match and many more.
This visual is also available in PDF format from this page.

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Kim Flintoff's curator insight, March 29, 8:39 PM
After we have seen how to use Google Images to search for and locate free-to-use images, here is another handy visual to help you make the best of your Google search experience. The content of this visual is based on insights provided by Google Search Help. The 12 tips below will help you refine your Google searches and get precise search results using a wide variety of search operators. For instance, you will learn how to search for content published in social media or through hashtags, how to search for a specific site or related sites, how to search for an exact match and many more. This visual is also available in PDF format from this page.