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365 things to make you go
writing prompts? discussion starters? debates or research?
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Denise and Vicki are correct; these 365 things also make great writing and discussion starters.
Excellent way to start the day
Free book quizzes.
Use this article by Jamie McKenzie to help teachers create better, higher level research projects for their students.
Twitter clipart from Clker.com Have you ever participated in a Twitter chat? A Twitter chat is where people agree to get onto Twitter at the same time and discuss a certain topic for ...
Some nice tips for moderating a Twitter Chat, timing, organization,
@Gwynethjones' Scoop-it on Social Media is a goldmine of great articles on Twitter. Thank you Gwyneth!
SWEET [INFOGRAPHIC] ! via @s_bearden
As a neophyte tweeter this looks really helpful!
How to create your header on your new Twitter account.
NEW Twitter hover header feature makes this even more impt!
Have you noticed that now when you hover your cursor over Twitter handles now the header pops up allowing you to see them AND FOLLOW them makes having a kick butt Twitter header even more crucial
...And HERE's HOW to do it easy peasy!
More help for new tweeters. Must add to presentation on Twitter.
"When you first start using Twitter, one of the things you have to figure out is how to decode Tweets. What does each part represent? What does it mean when a word starts with a #?"
I've been wanting to blog about this for a while (*you know, blog ideas whirling in me heid!) and Lo and Behold the amazing Ed Tech Sandy beats me to it again! In JAN, even! Fantastic!
Image plus the definitions will be great to share with teachers and administrators who are starting out in social media land.
Take a look through our handy list of Twitter lingo for a complete glossary of terms you may come across in tweets.
Great resource for new Tweeters!
I really love the MT
There are some codes/abbreviations here that I don't see often or never see in the edutwitter world, but it's great to peruse this list in case something comes up. I have started to see "ICYMI" and now I know what that means!
Certainly a good resource to keep on hand.
The Google News archive is a great place to find primary sources. This short tutorial shows students how the archive works.
Learn how to use advanced search in Google search to find primary resources for projects.
Nice reminder of resources we could be using.
Nice video tutorial on using Google News to search and select primary sources.
This is Titan Library's first newsletter. Thanks for checking it out! It has been created using www.smore.com, a website I discovered on...
Smore for newsletter or student projects.
Following up on her earlier Media Center column 'Data Gathering--Why You Need the Numbers ...
How to use excel spreadsheet to collect library data
Booktalks, booklists, booktalk podcasts, etc.
Twitter is more than a simple messaging platform. It's a conversation about your passions and it's easy to get completed addicted. That's a good thing.
To answer this question in the very month that the U.S. Department of Education has set aside to recognize as Connected Educator Month, we need to first ex
Let's not keep this to ourselves! Share this article with the less-than-connected educators in your building and/or PLN. The world is changing and this is a relatively painless way of embracing that change in the world of education.
Go-to resource for librarians teaching research process and skills.
Check out the lesson I created on Blendspace
Directory curated by Joyce Valenza
A handy tool to use in the stacks?
Don't ruin your reputation with these bad Twitter practices. (Photo credit: The Daring Librarian) In just a few years Twitter has become the go-to method of connecting with customers and potential clients, but you know that already, right?
Along with the how-to's we need the not-to's!
Obvious but good reminder & advice
Keep this list handy.
AMAZING Google Doc List of Weekly Ed Twitter Chats! by @thomascmurray & @cevans5095
#TLChat isn't listed but then again we're once a month & not weekly
(2nd Monday 8pm Eastern!) so.. OK...but Gosh, this is like a goldmine!
This is a video project that I created for my Mobile Technologies class (ETEC 565M) in the UBC Master of Educational Technology program. My personal journey with this social media has opened up and...
More help for educators entering the twitterverse!
Great video! Awesome for introducing Twitter for PD,
Terrific starter for PD! or to convert those who have not yet been converted to the cult of Twitter for cutting edge EdTech PD!
In my case this means my day, the 9 to 5 one, not the one on the side where I write this blog and other stuff and do workshops and present and read article
Making the case for Twitter
I am a long time and unabashed fan of Miss Bobbi Newman! She's a fellow Mover & Shaker & she's an amazing writer and blogger! A true Must Follow! Check it out!
A lecture explaining why using our imaginations, and providing for others to use theirs, is an obligation for all citizens
Here is an awesome graphic on 7 degrees of connectedness created by Sylvia. The content of this graphic clicks in with what I have said about the importance of being a connected educator in an...
This is a very interesting graphic. Just because it defines these stages doesn't necessarily make it so but I challenge you to actually read it and be honest in your evalustion.
This not only fits education, it fits almost profession or occupation.
A hoax science paper written to expose lazy or unscrupulous academic publishers was accepted for publication by a shocking 157 open-access science journals recently.
Add to your lesson about double-checking website information.
Betsy Weber “Thinking is like cosmic knitting,” Waldorf school founder Rudolph Steiner wrote nearly one hundred years ago.
Having just finished a wonderful webinar about Maker Spaces, this article really resonates with me and provides a profound argument for the value of hands-on work and maker spaces in the library. It also cements my long-held beliefe that the "A" is missing in STEM...
Bookmark this site for updated lists of starred review books.