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A Very Helpful Rubric to Help You Integrate Twitter in Your Teaching

A Very Helpful Rubric to Help You Integrate Twitter in Your Teaching | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Anatalia Saraiva Martins Ramos's curator insight, March 8, 2015 3:13 PM

Inspiração para pontuação em fóruns EAD

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How to Set up Facebook, Twitter and Every Other Major Social Media Profile

How to Set up Facebook, Twitter and Every Other Major Social Media Profile | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
With so much potential value in each social media profile, it’s worth investing the time and effort required to set them up properly. Find out how
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The Psychology of Twitter

The Psychology of Twitter | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
In an age where millions of people document their lives online, it begs the question: what are the psychological reasons behind Twitter? Read more about the psychology of social media here.
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Stephen Dale's curator insight, November 8, 2014 9:07 AM

This reminded me of what someone said about the difference between Facebook and Twitter (but regret I can't remember who):

 

Facebook is the place to go to connect with the people you went to schools with.

 

Twitter is the place to go to connect with the people you WISHED you had gone to school with.

 

It works for me!

 

Mei Lin Fung's curator insight, November 8, 2014 3:57 PM

Just over a week ago, I attended a great conference organized by Ray Wang CEO of Constellation Research - I tweeted almost 2000 times - he'd gamified the tweeting and set up a leaderboard, so it raised my competitive instincts. it was interesting to see for myself what would cause me to send out so many tweets - it was a fascinating conference - and you scored more points with photos, so during the conference I learned to illustrate almost every tweet with photos. The psychology of twitter is still evolving.... as I am finding out myself as I learn to interact with this new medium

Fanny Figols's curator insight, November 17, 2014 3:41 AM

Et vous, où vous situez-vous ?

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A Practical Guide: 5 steps to succesful Twitter social media engagement - exploreB2B

A Practical Guide: 5 steps to succesful Twitter social media engagement - exploreB2B | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
My love affair with social media started in 2004 with a single note. It landed in my inbox and informed me that my 500+ connections on LinkedIn put me in contact with 2,000,000 odd people.  ...
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Kathy Lynch's curator insight, September 25, 2014 8:28 AM

Thx Susan Bainbridge

Connie Butcher's curator insight, September 25, 2014 11:27 AM

Great resource!!!

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Twitter Exec Reports that Educators Dominate the Twitter sphere (EdSurge News)

Twitter Exec Reports that Educators Dominate the Twitter sphere (EdSurge News) | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
ALL A-TWITTER: Educators like to tweet! Out of the 1/2 billion tweets that post every day, 4.2 million are related to education, according to Brett Baker, an account executive at Twitter.com. To put this in perspective, while you read this past sentence, over 3,000 edu-related tweets have flown acro
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Fiona Harvey's curator insight, May 2, 2014 2:32 AM

No surprise there. 

Adrian Pope's curator insight, May 2, 2014 8:45 AM

Some number facts about teachers and twitter!!!

 

Jan Herder's curator insight, May 2, 2014 9:53 AM

Twitter U 4 U! That's Curriculum

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67% Of Americans Use Social Media (With One In Six Active On Twitter)

67% Of Americans Use Social Media (With One In Six Active On Twitter) | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
67% Of Americans Use Social Media (With One In Six Active On Twitter) [STUDY]
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Twitter Blocked in Turkey

Twitter Blocked in Turkey | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Turkey has cracked down on social media -- not for the first time -- after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan blocked access to Twitter and threatened to (Twitter gets blocked in Turkey, as Prime Minister threatens crackdown on other social media...
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How to Cite Tweets in an Academic Paper | EduWire.com

How to Cite Tweets in an Academic Paper | EduWire.com | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
EduWire.com curates critical news and trends in the higher education technology arena. It offers insights on Campus Technology, MOOC, Education Technology, Flip Classrooms, Learning Management Systems, Web 2.0, Pedagogy, Lecture Capture, Distance Learning, Whiteboards, Classroom Audio, Classroom Video, Education Apps, Big Data, Streaming, Control Systems, IT, Mobile Learning, and Security.
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Establishing A Twitter Routine In Your Classroom

Establishing A Twitter Routine In Your Classroom (Twitter #Educación RT @edwaves: Establishing A Twitter Routine In Your Classroom http://t.co/ZLS1DUQmhH #goodtimes)...
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Fiona Harvey's curator insight, October 26, 2013 7:16 AM

Nice inforgraphic which makes it really easy to show others the value 

Linda Ashida's curator insight, October 26, 2013 12:30 PM

Great infographic on using Twitter in classroom, including Diagram re Bloom's Taxonomy and using Twitter to reflect analysis, critical thinking.

Mark Solomons's curator insight, October 31, 2013 12:40 PM

Quality guidelines and will certainly help me as I try to increase the use of Twitter in my lessons.

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Beware, tweets can reveal your life history

Beware, tweets can reveal your life history | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON: Twitter users, beware! Your tweets can reveal your life history! Researchers have developed a new technique that studies your tweets to identify the most significant events you have... (Twitter users, beware!
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How to Use Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to Land Your Dream Job ǀ MC&Co. Research

How to Use Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to Land Your Dream Job ǀ MC&Co. Research | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Learn how successful professionals are using social media to land their dream jobs and polish their reputations—and what they NEVER do. (@JenniferMcClure @Jill_Celeste Tx, Jenn!
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Jack Carter's curator insight, October 6, 2013 1:38 PM

For you 6th formers preparing for university and beyond!

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Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and LinkedIn 2013 UK Statistics

Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and LinkedIn 2013 UK Statistics | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
A 2013 Report about Social Media. A full list of user demographics & other statistics and their appropriateness according to a business’s target audience.
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11 Effective Ways to Use Twitter in Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

11 Effective Ways to Use Twitter in Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, December 8, 2014 7:40 AM

Ideas for your library and classroom teacher partners.

Edgar Mata's curator insight, December 8, 2014 10:38 PM

There are several ways we can use Twitter in education and here is a brief overview of some of them.

David Stewart's curator insight, December 29, 2014 4:47 AM

ok, now I just have to do it..

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How to Craft Perfect Posts for Facebook, LinkedIn & Twitter [SlideShare]

How to Craft Perfect Posts for Facebook, LinkedIn & Twitter [SlideShare] | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Get 30 tips for creating and promoting engaging content on social media.
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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Search Twitter for Educational Content

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Search Twitter for Educational Content | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
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MarkCapecchi's curator insight, November 2, 2014 10:04 AM

This certainly is a must in incorporating technology into the music classroom.

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10 Companies That Tweeted, Then Regretted

10 Companies That Tweeted, Then Regretted | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
With the skyrocketing use of social media by companies, many are still learning the ropes of how to grab customers' attention with humorous or news-worthy messages but still Twitter-tasteful.
Here are 10 tweets from big brands that led to company apologies.
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50 Twitter Tips And Tricks You've Probably Never Heard Of

50 Twitter Tips And Tricks You've Probably Never Heard Of | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
50 Twitter Tips And Tricks You've Probably Never Heard Of
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13 Creative Uses of Twitter Photo Collages

13 Creative Uses of Twitter Photo Collages | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Twitter's new photo feature makes for some creative tweets. Here are 13 awesome photo collages.
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Turkey blocks use of Twitter after prime minister attacks social media site

Turkey blocks use of Twitter after prime minister attacks social media site | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan threatens to 'root out' social media network where wiretapped recordings have been leaked
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25 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom

25 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
The following spectrum takes a new approach for using twitter in the classroom. While other posts offer a list of ideas, the following spectrum is roughly…
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90+ Twitter Tools Teachers Should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

90+ Twitter Tools Teachers Should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Twitter opening up private messages to anyone

Twitter opening up private messages to anyone | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Twitter users can now decide that any person or company can send them private messages on the site.
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Bronwyn Desjardins's curator insight, October 20, 2013 6:14 AM

Beware: "Should be renamed 'Check this box if you would like 99% more spam!' " wrote a commenter on a story from tech site The Verge.

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50 Plus Tips on How To Use Twitter in Your Classroom

50 Plus Tips on How To Use Twitter in Your Classroom | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Bill Weigall's curator insight, October 12, 2013 11:28 PM

While no-one is likely to use all of these, most of us would find something appealing in this.

Mary Glynn's curator insight, October 13, 2013 11:30 AM

This tweet provides interesting ways to bring the 21st century into the classroom, and presents some good ideas on how to get the children more engaged and involved in class.

I have to say that I never really saw how Twitter could be useful in schools. I thought that it was just a way for people to express their immediate feelings and thoughts, and to see what celebrities are doing. I never thought that Twitter could be applied in the classroom in so many different ways! Using Twitter as a bulletin board is a great way to reach children. I didn't even realize that the University of Maryland and many universities utilize Twitter for this purpose. For example, when there severe weather and there is a school delay or closing, President Wallace Loh tweets to the UMD community letting them know whether or not classes are cancelled. Twitter can also be used to send out mini quizzes to students which they can answer for bonus points. Honestly, I never thought that students and teachers could communicate through Twitter in all of these ways! Truly brilliant! The tweet also describes how Twitter hash-tags can be used for organizing information in the classroom. By creating a classroom hash-tag, students can see other classmates' thoughts on class and teachers can look for questions students have. I think using the hash tag can be very beneficial because it's a space where everything can be piled together connected by a single hash-tag. However, it can be a disorganized pile if there is not structure and directions on what the hash-tag should be used for. I think if students are given a guideline on what the teacher is looking for in on the hash-tag (questions, thoughts on today's readings), then the classroom will profit from having a classroom hash-tag. There are so many more amazing ways Twitter can be used in school! This tweet really opened my eyes to the academic ways of using Twitter. I have become more accepting to having forms of social media in the classroom after reading this tweet. I think it is all about the way you use technology in the classroom. If you use it properly, it can change the way we teach and truly bring education into the 21st century.
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A Brief History Of Twitter [Infographic] - Social Media X

A Brief History Of Twitter [Infographic] - Social Media X | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Just in case you’ve not had enough of Twitter this week, here is a handy infographic showing the companies brief history.
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