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The Power of Educational Technology: Advice for Teachers New To Twitter

The Power of Educational Technology: Advice for Teachers New To Twitter | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it

Some good tips.


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Dr. Susan Bainbridge's comment, March 10, 2012 9:41 PM
Thanks for the 'thanks' Donna. Glad you're finding some worthwhile sites.
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The A-Z Dictionary of Educational Twitter Hashtags | Edudemic

The A-Z Dictionary of Educational Twitter Hashtags | Edudemic | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it

Whether you’re a new or seasoned Twitter user, you likely come across confusing hashtags that probably look like a bunch of nonsense.

First, What’s A Hashtag?

The # symbol, called a hashtag, is used to mark keyword or topic in a Tweet. Any Twitter user can categorize or follow topics with hashtags.Those hashtags (usually) mean something and are a great way to get a tweet to appear in search results or discussion monitoring.

For example, the popular #edchat hashtag is used by thousands of users every Tuesday. It makes it easy (sort of) for people to monitor what’s happening in the conversation rather than having to try and guess what topics you should search for. By having a conversation on Twitter using hashtags, you also make it easy for any other Twitter user to join in.

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Why #Pencilchat May Be the Most Clever Education Allegory Ever - Education - GOOD

Why #Pencilchat May Be the Most Clever Education Allegory Ever - Education - GOOD | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it
Want some insight into teacher frustrations?

 

A decidedly low tech device, the humble pencil, is providing some tongue-in-cheek insight into current education debates via Twitter. In the past 24 hours, educators have tweeted the hashtag #pencilchat thousands of times. The tweets are undeniably witty, but they also reflect the frustration teachers feel over everything from schools' technophobia to budget cuts, which may make #pencilchat the best—and most clever—education allegory ever.

 

 

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GOOGLE Knol is a FREE platform to work together with learners in educational related context...

GOOGLE Knol is a FREE platform to work together with learners in educational related context... | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it

 Knol is a wiki-like tool that some call Google's answer to Wikipedia. Like Wikipedia, Knol empowers users to collaborate on information, sharing it online. Unlike Wikipedia, Knol offers media embedding and sharing via social media tools, like Twitter.

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Nine great reasons why teachers should use Twitter | Laura Doggett

Nine great reasons why teachers should use Twitter | Laura Doggett | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it

Some simple ways for teachers to take advantage of Twitter.

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Evaluating the Value of Apps for Educational Use

Evaluating the Value of Apps for Educational Use | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it

As of the writing of this post, there are approximately a million apps available.  On my daily Twitter feeds, I see list after list of apps for educational use.


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FREE PowerPoint Twitter Tools | SAP Web 2.0 - StumbleUpon

FREE PowerPoint Twitter Tools | SAP Web 2.0 - StumbleUpon | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it

Ever wanted to make presentations a more interactive, Web 2.0 experience?
The PowerPoint Twitter Tools prototypes are now available. Created using SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius (but requiring only PowerPoint for Windows and Adobe Flash to run), the twitter tools allow presenters to see and react to tweets in real-time, embedded directly within their presentations, either as a ticker or refreshable comment page.

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27 Twitter Tools To Help You Find And Manage Followers

27 Twitter Tools To Help You Find And Manage Followers | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it

Some wonderful twitter tools, for beginners or the more experienced.

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Engaging WEB 2.0 Tools to use in the classroom

Engaging WEB 2.0 Tools to use in the classroom | educational technology for teachers | Scoop.it
Find out about using engaging WEB 2.0 tools in the classroom to get the most out of your students. Tools include: aMap, MapSkip, Ask500, Twitter, Wordl.net, ToonDoo.com, Pixton.com.
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