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Is the Internet changing how we read and think? What are the implications for those with dyslexia? For educators? (Find me on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/cdcowen. See my other SCOOP-IT pages http://www.scoop.it/t/dyslexia-diablogue-ida-examiner AND http://www.scoop.it/t/dyslexia-literacy )
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A Great Twitter Cheat Sheet for Teachers

A Great Twitter Cheat Sheet for Teachers | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it
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Gust MEES

read also my curation about it here:

- http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching?q=Twitter

- http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence?q=Twitter

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Susan Liner Fisher's comment, December 14, 2012 7:20 PM
thanks for all of the great posts to rescoop!!
Wendi Pillars's curator insight, December 15, 2012 1:12 PM

A handy printable to share and encourage others to try Twitter!

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How Twitter is Reinventing Collaboration Among Educators

How Twitter is Reinventing Collaboration Among Educators | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it

TWITTER TRANSFORMS EDUCATORS


Before the advent of Twitter, most educators I know had limited opportunities to collaborate with colleagues outside their building. Some subscribed to listservs or participated in online forums, but these outlets lacked critical mass; teachers also networked at in-person conferences and training sessions, but these isolated events didn't provide ongoing support.

 

Enter Twitter. I've heard many educators say that Twitter is the most effective way to collaborate and that they've learned more with Twitter than they have from years of formal professional development.

 

Here are some of the specific ways educators are using Twitter to collaborate:

 

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http://www.pbs.org/mediashift/2012/09/how-twitter-is-reinventing-collaboration-among-educators272.html

 


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Sonia Thomas's curator insight, May 27, 2013 6:53 PM

Twitter provides a great opportunity to collaborate with educators outside of your local physical community. The exchange of ideas and perspectives can reenergize your career. “Twitter is often just the introduction — the virtual handshake that opens the door to a deeper collaboration”

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How Graduate Students Are Really Using Social Media

How Graduate Students Are Really Using Social Media | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it
What kind of social media are graduate students using to enhance their education? They may have different goals from your standard K-12 student as they want to focus on networking, connections, and employment opportunities.

 

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http://edudemic.com/2012/09/graduate-students-social-media/

 


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25 Ways To Use Twitter To Improve Your Professional Development

25 Ways To Use Twitter To Improve Your Professional Development | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it
Although LinkedIn gets a lot of love as a professional social media site, Twitter is a force that can’t be ignored by up-and-coming young professionals.

 

It’s a great place to get connected and informed, and an especially good resource for growing professionally. But how exactly can you use Twitter for professional development? Check out our list to find 25 different ways.

 

Read more, a MUST:

http://edudemic.com/2012/09/25-ways-to-use-twitter-to-improve-your-professional-development/

 


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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's comment, September 20, 2012 10:19 PM
Gus........thank you so much for the resources!
Gust MEES's comment, September 21, 2012 3:12 PM
Hi Mary Perfitt-Nelson,

Thx a lot for your comment! Much appreciated :) Have a great w/e :)
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Twitter - A Necessity for Educators in 2012

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A Necessity for Educators in 2012
“Twitter won’t change your life, but it might make your job more fun and a little easier” - NEA

 

What is Twitter? Twitter is an online social networking site which allows users to send and receive messages of up to 140 characters.

 

Why should I join Twitter? Twitter has really become an extensive online community for anyone to quickly share and gain ideas on any topic. It’s FREE and very easy to use.

 

What role does Twitter have in Education? Twitter is a really great way to communicate short and concise thoughts. Some great ways Twitter can be used in education are:

 

Read more:

http://www.texasprincipal.org/index.php/texas-principals-education-help-support-team/entry/twitter-a-necessity-for-educators-in-2012

 


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10 New Ways Twitter Is Changing The College Lecture

10 New Ways Twitter Is Changing The College Lecture | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it

Continuing our theme of using Twitter in education this week, we bring you a look at the ways Twitter is causing the current lecture model to evolve. The following analysis is brought to you by our content partners over at Online Universities.

 

Gone is the time when PowerPoint was the most impressive communication technology in the lecture hall. These days, students and professors enjoy the power of Twitter, a tool that allows for digital discussions to supplement and even guide lecture sessions. So how exactly is Twitter changing the college lecture as we know it?

 

Read on to find out about 10 different ways.

 

- Mobile devices are welcome in the lecture hall once again

- Lectures become a conversation

- Bashful students are speaking up

- More students get connected in large lectures

- Students stay engaged beyond the lecture

- Dorm discussions don’t happen as much anymore, and that’s OK

- There’s more information saved now than ever before

- Students think about lectures even when they’re not at school

- Review sessions happen anywhere

- Fewer classroom disruptions exist

 

Read more:

http://edudemic.com/2012/07/twitter-college-lecture/

 

 


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Twitter: How to archive event hashtags and create an interactive... via @cristobalcobo

Twitter: How to archive event hashtags and create an interactive... via @cristobalcobo | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it

The use of Twitter to collecting tweets around an event hashtag allowing participants to share and contribute continues to grow and has even become part of mass...

 

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http://mashe.hawksey.info/2011/11/twitter-how-to-archive-event-hashtags-and-visualize-conversation/

 


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How important is Twitter in your Personal Learning Network?

How important is Twitter in your Personal Learning Network? | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it
Twitter and the Personal Learning Network (PLN). If you are a connected educator, chances are that you have often seen these two terms used together and, perhaps like me, you have wondered what's th...

 

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http://elearnmag.acm.org/archive.cfm?aid=2379624

 


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How to Be always Secured on Facebook [Infographic]

How to Be always Secured on Facebook [Infographic] | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it
Infographics on Facebook Security Guide to stay away from Spam and Hacking in Social Networking world with Facebook Spamming Apps with Implementing Security...

 

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http://allinfographics.org/how-to-be-always-secured-on-facebook-a-to-z-security-guide/

 


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50 Great Twitter Chats in Academia

50 Great Twitter Chats in Academia | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it
Check out 50 of the best Twitter chats in academia, offering a great way to get connected and stay informed in the world of education.

 

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http://www.onlinecollege.org/2012/09/09/50-great-twitter-chats-academia/

 


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25 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Complexity

25 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Complexity | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it

Recently TeachThought and Edudemic collaborated to produce the following spectrum for using twitter in the classroom.


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The 2012 A-Z List Of Educational Twitter Hashtags | Edudemic

The 2012 A-Z List Of Educational Twitter Hashtags | Edudemic | Dyslexia, Literacy, and New-Media Literacy | Scoop.it

We got so many additions and updates to our 2011 list we thought it was time to bring you the most up-to-date list for 2012. So, without further ado, here’s the 2012 A-Z list of educational Twitter hashtags.

 

We went through all the comments on the 2011 version, wrote down all the Twitter and Facebook updates, and compiled this list over the course of several months. What follows is our best effort to bring you the biggest and baddest list of hashtags.

 

Gust MEES: Certainly the best list you can find, but let me add please the following as in 21st Century they are very IMPORTANT also:

 

#InternetSafety

#OnlineSafety

#itsecurity

 

Read more:

http://edudemic.com/2012/06/2012-twitter-hashtags/

 

 


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