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Twitter Handbook for Teachers


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Learn the basics.

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The Science of Productivity [Video]

The Science of Productivity [Video] | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
In today's crazy world, productivity is a never-ending challenge. This short video shows how to accomplish more in less time.
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This is a great video! We should pass on some of these ideas to our students.

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Technology Integration Matrix

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Where do you think YOU fall in this matrix? Where do you think our SCHOOL falls in this matrix?

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Lydia, Legacy, and the End of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries [#Transmedia]

Lydia, Legacy, and the End of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries [#Transmedia] | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it

"Today, The Lizzie Bennet Diaries ended its 100-episode run, bringing to a close Hank Green and Bernie Su’s adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice" ...

 


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If you haven't watched the Lizzie Bennett Diaries yet, and you enjoy discussing novels and/or films, you are missing out. Lots of great psychological analysis in this post.

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Deanya Lattimore Schempp's curator insight, March 30, 2013 7:55 AM

Webseries uptake on Jane Austen's well loved girl.

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add your insight...

 

Brad Tollefson's curator insight, April 10, 2013 3:18 AM

Ah but when one thing ends, another begins.  Check out Hank Green's next Kickstarter project http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/pemberleydigital/the-lizzie-bennet-diaries-dvdand-more?ref=live.

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Response: Student Engagement "Requires A Conversation"

Response: Student Engagement "Requires A Conversation" | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
An award-winning English and Social Studies teacher at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, Calif., Larry Ferlazzo is the author of Helping Students Motivate Themselves: Practical Answers To Classroom Challenges, The ESL/ELL Teacher's Survival...
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What does student engagement "look like"? Read the comments here to see.

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SXSWedu Snapshot: What's changing in education?

SXSWedu Snapshot: What's changing in education? | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
A strong undercurrent running through the sessions at the SXSWedu Conference and Festival in Austin, Texas is the idea of educators becoming facilitators i
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Lots to think about! My question: are these changes possible in the era of standardized tests? Which is more important?

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YourTeacherLibrarian - Are You Ready?

YourTeacherLibrarian - Are You Ready? | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
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How much do YOU know about your local Teacher Librarian???
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Seven Tips From Ernest Hemingway on How to Write Fiction

Seven Tips From Ernest Hemingway on How to Write Fiction | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Before he was a big game hunter, before he was a deep-sea fisherman, Ernest Hemingway was a craftsman who would rise very early in the morning and write.
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Tips from a great writer. Not sure I'd use a pencil though (I think the idea is to make it erasable, which computers are).

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Sahlberg.pdf

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Lots of great info about how the Finns do it.

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Inside the Black Box: Raising standards through classroom assessment

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A manifesto that we should all read.

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Yes, You Can Teach and Assess Creativity!

Yes, You Can Teach and Assess Creativity! | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
A recent blog by Grant Wiggins affirmed what I have long believed about creativity: it is a 21st-century skill we can teach and assess. Creativity fosters deeper learning, builds confidence and creat
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What do you think? How would you teach and assess creativity?

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50 Google Docs Tips Every Teacher should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

50 Google Docs Tips Every Teacher should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
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What DON'T you know about Google Docs yet? Find out here!

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Twitter in the classroom - free webinar from edWeb - April 23 - 5:00 p.m. (EST)

Twitter in the classroom - free webinar from edWeb - April 23 - 5:00 p.m. (EST) | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Time for us to learn how to use this in the classroom!

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10 Must Have Resources to Teach about Copyright and Fair Use ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Must Have Resources to Teach about Copyright and Fair Use ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
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We all need reminders. There are some very useful tools here. Be good models for your students!

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50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About

50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
  via Edudemic Technology and education are pretty intertwined these days and nearly every teacher has a few favorite tech tools that make doing his or her job and connecting with students a l...
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A list of very interesting online tools. See which ones might be best for you and your students.

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Five ways to get kids to want to read and write

Five ways to get kids to want to read and write | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Here's a book excerpt from veteran educator Larry Ferlazzo's new book on how to get students to warn to learn.
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Concrete classroom ideas for literacy. Based on Dan Pink's "Drive".

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Rethinking Education: Why Our Education System Is Ripe For Disruption - Forbes

Rethinking Education: Why Our Education System Is Ripe For Disruption - Forbes | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Our education system is not broken, it has just become obsolete When I think of all the tremendous, seemingly impossible feats made possible by entrepreneurs, I am amazed that more has not been done to reinvent our education system.
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A call to reinvent education.

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Response: "Flow" In The Classroom

Response: "Flow" In The Classroom | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
An award-winning English and Social Studies teacher at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, Calif., Larry Ferlazzo is the author of Helping Students Motivate Themselves: Practical Answers To Classroom Challenges, The ESL/ELL Teacher's Survival...
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Great ideas for encouraging flow as a means of student engagement.

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Stop Stealing Dreams

Stop Stealing Dreams | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
The economy has changed, probably forever. School hasn't. School was invented to create a constant stream of compliant factory workers to the growing businesses of the 1900s.
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ASCD Express 8.03 - What Mind-Sets Drive Teacher Effectiveness?

ASCD Express 8.03 - What Mind-Sets Drive Teacher Effectiveness? | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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Kind of high-level stuff, but worth considering.

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Great Graphic on 20 Ways to Use Twitter with your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Great Graphic on 20 Ways to Use Twitter with your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
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Rick Wormeli: Formative and Summative Assessment

"You have to begin to weigh formative versus summative assessment." Rick Wormeli, author of Fair Isn't Always Equal and Differentiation, explains the differe...
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Terrific, short video about formative assessment.

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On assessing for creativity: yes you can, and yes you should

On assessing for creativity: yes you can, and yes you should | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
I tweeted yesterday an interesting news item in Erik Robelen's blog in Education Week that a few states (Oklahoma, California, Massachusetts) are seriously looking into some sort of assessment of c...
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This is a fantastic article not only about assessing creativity, but also about assessing "impact" and encouraging students to strive for it. Be sure to look at the links near the bottom for GRASPs too. The first few pages of that attachment are examples; scroll down to the end to get tips, instructions, and directions.

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Google Apps for Blind and Low-vision Users - Google Apps Help

Google Apps for Blind and Low-vision Users - Google Apps Help | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Great tips for certain people.

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