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5 Ideas for using Twitter for PD in your School District

5 Ideas for using Twitter for PD in your School District | Education | Scoop.it

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Linda Buckmaster's curator insight, September 16, 2015 10:30 AM

Slowly but surely educators are coming round to using Twitter .. see infographic for PD

Tony Palmeri's curator insight, October 25, 2015 10:10 AM

I chose this resource because I recently sent out my first educational tweet. I like the idea of using a twitter feed to disseminate information. Also, I've noticed that playing on phones is something that occurs regularly and perhaps it will persist regardless of how it might be perceived (I think it's disrespectful, but probably a battle not worth fighting). So, with the suggestions posted here, maybe tweeting can be used is a positive, constructive way that perhaps enhances a PD session. 

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Teachers: Embrace Twitter for Professional Development | Edudemic

Teachers: Embrace Twitter for Professional Development | Edudemic | Education | Scoop.it
Some of my colleagues are wary of Twitter. In no particular order, here are some of their concerns and how I think teachers can address them.

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Jackie Taylor's curator insight, May 16, 2015 11:46 PM

For new twitterers! Value of Twitter as #AdultEdu #PD

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Why (And How) Teachers Are Using Twitter | Social Media in Education [Infographic]

Why (And How) Teachers Are Using Twitter | Social Media in Education [Infographic] | Education | Scoop.it

Oh, Twitter. You’re so useful for teachers. You connect educators so that they can share tools, tips and tricks, offer insight, and support one another. You bring your sexy social media-ness into the classroom to keep kids interested in what they’re learning when they think they’re actually (sort of) having fun instead. 


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http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/06/27/how-to-use-twitter-with-success-for-education-and-more/


http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/02/20/what-you-should-know-about-twitter-chats/


http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Twitter





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What is a Twitter Profile? (Tom Whitby shares why this is important)

The basic principle of Twitter is that if you follow ten people on Twitter, you will only see the tweets of those ten people. Additionally, the only people who will see your tweets will be those te...

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Talking to parents in 140 characters: how are schools using social media?

Talking to parents in 140 characters: how are schools using social media? | Education | Scoop.it

Social media isn't just about cyberbullying and selfies. Journalist Lucy Ward explores how schools are using the likes of Twitter and Facebook to engage parents • 10 tips for how schools use social media.

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Parents

 


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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, July 18, 2014 9:35 PM

There is no doubt that social media provide excellent ways to communicate with parents, but they are not the only ways. It is one way that includes face-to-face conversations. It would be interesting to find out what Derrida might conclude in using his concept differance which was not a correctly spelled word.

Mark McLendon's curator insight, July 19, 2014 10:21 PM

Tweeting for teachers.

Kim Lindskog's curator insight, July 25, 2014 5:19 PM

Twitter tips for reaching parents.