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The Twitter Experiment - Twitter in the Classroom

"Dr. Rankin, professor of History at UT Dallas, wanted to know how to reach more students and involve more people in class discussions both in and out of the classroom. She had heard of Twitter ..."

 

A great illustration of how social media can be used for learning. Each student has a voice using the class group hastag on twitter and the twitter stream is displayed in class for further dscussion.

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About TwentyFeet - TwentyFeet - TwentyFeet Wiki

TwentyFeet is an 'egotracking' service that will help you keep track of your own social media activities and monitor your results.

 

Includes a weekly update on your twitter performance including retweets and mentions.

 

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Twitter For Teachers

Twitter For Teachers | eLearning tools | Scoop.it

Tips, tutorials, articles, resources and presentations on how to use twitter to build a personal learning network.


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The A-Z Dictionary of Educational Twitter Hashtags | Edudemic

The A-Z Dictionary of Educational Twitter Hashtags | Edudemic | eLearning tools | Scoop.it

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.


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10 Twitter Tools for Your Classroom

10 Twitter Tools for Your Classroom | eLearning tools | Scoop.it
One of the things I love about using Twitter as an education tool is the ability to connect with passionate educators around the world, quickly identify trending topics in global education and meas...
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Hiper url

Open up to 5 tabs as a single link.

A useful tool for Social Media 4 Education; Allows users to share links on social media, such as Twitter, where text is limited.

Practitioners can embed the links within courses on VLEs, grouping websites, videos etc that are required for particular elements and/or for comparisons etc.


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20 Twitter Hashtags Every Teacher Should Know About | Edudemic

20 Twitter Hashtags Every Teacher Should Know About | Edudemic | eLearning tools | Scoop.it

Twitter chats are such a great way to stay connected and informed in your professional circle, and education is no exception. Through education chats, you can find out about new methods for teaching, tech resources, even jobs for teachers. Most chats are held weekly, and offer an opportunity to have a regularly scheduled conversation with like-minded educators.

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How to become Twitter Teacher(TT) in 23 steps or less ? | Kapil Bhatia

Twitter is becoming one of the important part of my digital life and personal learning network.  Here is a basic introduction of twitter for teachers.
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20 Hottest Hashtags for Teachers on Twitter - Best Colleges Online

20 Hottest Hashtags for Teachers on Twitter - Best Colleges Online | eLearning tools | Scoop.it
These 20 hashtags offer teachers a convenient way to become part of chats and discussions that share the absolute latest in education news, resources, and ideas.
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10 Tools to Create an Amazing Twitter Presence for You

10 Tools to Create an Amazing Twitter Presence for You | eLearning tools | Scoop.it
The power of developing your own personal brand is something that I found to gain more and more importance on Twitter. Using your personal voice as a strong messenger of thoughts, great content and a powerful channel to get feedback and engage with others has been very useful for me.

 

It has allowed me to build a very targeted Twitter following around my account and helped me grow my business solely through Twitter. Of course, Twitter alone can easily become very time-consuming. So here are my top 10 Twitter tools to build an amazing brand around your Twitter account without spending hours and hours on Twitter, yet still remaining a genuine personality.

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Over 100 ideas for using Twitter in the Classroom | Emerging Education Technology

Over 100 ideas for using Twitter in the Classroom | Emerging Education Technology | eLearning tools | Scoop.it
These resources provide over 110 ideas for incorporating Twitter in the educational/instuctional process.

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#uksnow Map - UK Snow Twitter Mashup

This app searches Twitter for real-time snow reports and displays them on the map.

Tweet the hashtag #uksnow, your location (postcode, town name or geotag your tweet), and rate the snow that is falling out of ten (0/10 for nothing - 10/10 for a blizzard).

You can also include the depth of snow (cm or inches), attach a photo and add a description to your tweet.

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The Ultimate Guide To Using Twitter In Education | Edudemic

The Ultimate Guide To Using Twitter In Education | Edudemic | eLearning tools | Scoop.it

A bunch of useful guides to using Twitter in education

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