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Does (the Use of)Twitter Improve Education?

Does (the Use of)Twitter Improve Education? | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it

"There has been post after post acknowledging how educators love Twitter while also encouraging others to use it themselves. With that though comes skeptics (as there should be), questioning whether the use of Twitter is beneficial to educators. I have thought about that question a lot and I can give a definitive answer: yes and no ( I am 100% certain of this).

 

So to prove this, we have to look at a few things. First off, we have to look at how educators are using Twitter. Simply signing up for Twitter doesn’t improve anything in your classroom (similar to the notion that having a Twitter account will make people do inappropriate things and cyberbully). It all comes down to the use of it. I offer two scenarios in my own use of Twitter below."


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Finnish Education Highlights - Flipboard magazine - compilation of articles, research and reports

Finnish Education Highlights - Flipboard magazine - compilation of articles, research and reports | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it
By apuustin | apuustin created a magazine on Flipboard. "Finnish Education Highlights" is available with thousands of other magazines and all the news you care about. Download Flipboard for free and search for "apuustin".

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Valia Reinsalu's curator insight, November 3, 2013 12:34 PM

Always interesting to read about Finland's school system...

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Free Technology for Teachers: An Interactive Map of The Odyssey

Free Technology for Teachers: An Interactive Map of The Odyssey | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it
An Interactive Map of The Odyssey http://t.co/EiNaD5JK5e

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Espoo kokeilee Vantaan keksintöä: oppilaille omat tabletit kaupungin laskuun

Espoo kokeilee Vantaan keksintöä: oppilaille omat tabletit kaupungin laskuun | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it

Espoo aikoo testata toimisiko kaupungin kouluissa vähän samanlainen malli kuin naapurikaupunki Vantaalla.


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Has the world become too visual?

Has the world become too visual? | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it
Has the world in the 21st Century reached a point of visual overload, asks Will Self.

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Why smartphones are the best-selling gadgets in history

Why smartphones are the best-selling gadgets in history | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it
"This will change everything."

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