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Expert classroom time management advice. This tip, called Go With The Flow, allows teachers to adjust their plans and keep stress to a minimum. Get the most out of your classroom time with this management tip.
The old saying is that those that need time management the most have no time for training.
If you find yourself sinking under the weight of 'to do' lists, pay some attention here!
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Great insight and advice in this infographic.
See Robin Goode's comments below! Excellent.
Siempre pensamos en Twitter como una red social de microblogging en la que compartir información de una manera rápida. Sin embargo y como nos cuenta esta infografía, también puede ser una excelente herramienta de curación de contenidos.
By using lists lists and hash tags effectively twitter can be u useful curation tool. Storify another mentioned in this article could also be a useful tool to curate twitter content
Another great Twitter resource for educators.This is a special guide full of tips, tutorials, and ways other teachers are using Twitter. Click on any title to access the article. If you are still struggling to find ideas on how to use this social networking site with your students then you don`t need to go any further, the guide below is more than enough for you. I am recommending it for both starters and experienced Twitter users and I am pretty sure you will love it as much as I did. I will definitely add this guide to our Twitter for Teachers section here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. Enjoy
Twitter is a brilliant resource for student collaboration. Here are 5 great ways for students to collaborate using social network.
Brief, on point, collaborative messages can give a sense of immediacy to online discussions that helps engage all learners.
The difference between seeing Twitter as a waste of time or as a powerful new community amplifier depends entirely on how you look at it – on knowing how to look at it.
"If you’re as busy as I am, you don’t have time to spend all day finding content, and managing your Twitter account. Steven Hughes wrote a great post a few weeks ago about how to manage Twitter efficiently, and spoke about Twitter tools. I’ll expand more on that topic in this post. There are plenty of Twitter tools out there that make it a lot easier for you to do your daily Twitter work. Here are some of my favourite Twitter tools for content and account management that I could not live without:"
Real time map shows tweeting from around the world. You can zoom in on any location. Gives you the sense that we are all in this together.
It seems like everyone is using Twitter these days. You know, sharing little messages with each other on phones and computers. It turns out that all these little messages, if you look at them all at once, become an easy way to find people, news and trends.
This is Twitter Search in Plain English.
Need a little weekend reading? We’ve compiled our top ten Twitter stories of the week, which includes a look at how your social media influence can improve your chances of landing a job, why Twitter is better than Facebook for PR, how Twitter drives the most traffic amongst the major social networks, why marketers should be targeting social moms and the six keys to standing out on Twitter.
The following Twitter feeds make for the best places to start learning more about higher education news.
As you know Twitter has made such a big jump from just a social netwrok where people get to share their mundane activities to a rigorous learning and teaching activitiy. The potential of Twitter is even way bigger than we might think and I personally depend a lot on it for my professional development .Anyway, to bring you closer to how you can leverage this social media tool in your classroom and to help you learn more about the essentials of ' educational tweeting' I would recommend that you have a look at the guide below .
Oscar Del Santo: "The proliferation of trolls and fanatics in our beloved chirping microblog has made it urgent to issue some shared guidelines we can all adhere to" ...
"...I would argue that we are at a moment in the history of the English language where the capacity for something wondrous is upon us. This isn’t to say that there haven’t been other wondrous moments in the evolution of human language, but there has not (and may never be again) a moment just like this one, a moment where the very fabric of how we speak and how we express ourselves through language has become so tenuous that every new textual utterance threatens to either devolve into gibberish or reinvent the very way we speak and write."
To tweet or not to tweet is the question. This is the title of one great short video I shared in the list below. Though the question sounds philosophical but it is purely explanatory and illustrative. I am revisiting the educational potential of Twitter but this time in audio visual format. This is the first time I am sharing a video list of tutorials on how teachers can use Twitter for both professional and academic purposes and I believe that this is a great addition to our Twitter in Education section here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. - See more at: http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2013/02/10-great-video-tutorials-on-using.html#sthash.vvic41fS.dpuf
"Pour tweet ou de ne pas tweet est la question. C'est le titre d'une courte vidéo que je viens de partager dans la liste ci-dessous.Bien que la question semble philosophique, mais il est purement explicatif et exemplative.Je suis revisiter le potentiel éducatif de Twitter, mais cette fois en format audio-visuel. C'est la première fois que je vous fais partager une liste de vidéos de tutoriels sur la façon dont les enseignants peuvent utiliser Twitter à des fins professionnelles et académiques, et je crois qu'il s'agit d'un excellent ajout à notre Twitter dans la section éducation ici en technologie de l'éducation et de l'apprentissage mobile . - Voir plus d'..."
10 Great Video Tutorials on Using Twitter in Education Educational Technology and Mobile Learning via @wiredinstructor http://sco.lt/
How can you make Twitter work better for you? This post highlights 10 ways that you can Rock Your Tweets to leverage engagement, connections & followers.
Thank you Donna! This insightful post reminded me of Robert Fulgum's book All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten. Your advice to use first names, thank people directly, and build lists that acknowledge who you follow is simple and brilliant!
Requirements: Compatible with iPad. Requires iOS 5.0 or later. I"m embarassed to say I'm still on my 3Gs Iphone and this product won't work for me. Still, sounds like an apt tool
My goal is not only to answer the “why do I have to take this course?” question when they enter the class but to spark and encourage a life-long interest in science. Twitter is an excellent tool to reach and teach my students about science both during the class and long after those final grades have been submitted by posting content that engages and interests students.
Research now shows that when people use Twitter during classes, their engagement increases and they learn more.
Full Text: (2012). Twitteracy: Tweeting as a New Literacy Practice. The Educational Forum: Vol. 76, New Literacies, New Learning, pp. 464-478.
This article defines Twitter tm ; outlines the features, affordances, and common uses; and conceptualizes “tweeting” as a literacy practice, comprising both traditional and new literacies, and impacting both informal and formal learning settings. Also provided is an overview of traditional and new literacies, and insights from a scan of the research literature to date on tweeting as a literacy practice. The authors outline areas for inquiry and the challenges to conducting such research.
What Are The Most Popular Education Topics On Twitter?
Are you looking to figure out exactly which Twitter hashtag is the right one to follow? There's no shortage of options and it can feel overwhelming. Sure, there's the popular #edchat and #edtech hashtags most of us follow.
Do you want to know more about incorporating social into your training program? Check out social LMS TOPYX!
The influence of technology has impacted all parts of our lives including education in many amazing ways. This infographic from educationalpsychology.net – Twitter 101 is a study on the use of Twitter in the classroom and how it resulted in a positive effect that could change social media and education for good.
Game-based learning fascinates edtech enthusiasts, who flock to Twitter to share their developments, research, designs, and strategies.
No one can get through the rigors of a school year alone. All educators, no matter how experienced, can use all the help they can get to make this year the best it can be for our students. The li...