Doing work that matters. All students should be able to be part of that. No longer working for the teacher’s wastebasket, students across the world are connecting and sharing like never before. They are led by teachers unafraid of the world but who escort their kids out to meet the future. While a recent poll […]
Educational Blogs are simply brilliant. They showcase new ideas and resources that teachers can copy or adapt for their own lessons. Below I have listed 10 Blogs that are fantastic and will give you lots of new things to try. Remember to hit the follow button when you get to the blog, so you get…
rt is one of the most underutilized resources in today’s ELA classroom. The Roman poet Horace claimed, “A picture is a poem without words” meaning art and written word are different mediums of expression. Art offers students a break from written words while continuing to develop the same skill set needed to be successful readers through challenging students to think both critically and analytically.
Twitter is a fun way to stay connected with your friends and loved-ones. Luckily, you can use this great platform to get educated as well. Whether you are a teacher, parent or student, you can easily follow education experts and learn from their wisdom. Since Twitter gives you a limited space only, you will get…
Twitter is popular with everyone but due to the very open nature of Twitter younger users should take extra caution. Remember everything you post to Twitter with an open profile can be seen by anyone in the world and is very easy to search for.
As much as I love Twitter, I have to admit I haven’t seen that familiar blue Twitter home page in quite a while. Why? because although Twitter is amazing, I can only fully leverage it by using a range of Twitter tools.
I’ve written several blog posts on Socialable about some of my favorite and most used Twitter tools but I thought it would be a good idea to create a series of 101 of the top social media and blogging tools. So here is the first in the series – and it made sense to start with Twitter seeing as it’s my social media “weapon of choice” and generates over 50% of the traffic to Socialable.
Twitter is a powerful social networking tool with huge potential for teachers professional development. In a relatively short span of time, Twitter evolved into one of the best educational social networking platforms of choice for educators and teachers. It has also become an essential element in teachers life-long learning and a key driver of professional development.
In a recent post I shared here a few days ago, I featured 10 effective ways teachers can leverage the power of Twitter to grow professionally. However, today as I was wading through my Pinterest feeds I stumbled upon this beautiful sketchnote from Langtwiches on the same topic I covered in the aforementioned post: Twitter for professional development. I liked this sketchnote and decided to share it with you. You can also check this Pinterest board for similar sketchnotes.
I just received a request from one of my readers here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning asking about Twitter hashtags related to educational iPad apps. I have been doing some research into this and haven't really found more than ones cited below. Using the hashtags below will enable you to stay updated about the latest releases in the world of educational apps. If you have other suggestions or you know about other relevant hashtags , please share them with us in the comment form below and I'll add them to the list."
Before the advent of Twitter, most educators I know had limited opportunities to collaborate with colleagues outside their building. Some subscribed to listservs or participated in online forums, but these outlets lacked critical mass; teachers also networked at in-person conferences and training sessions, but these isolated events didn't provide ongoing support.
Enter Twitter. I've heard many educators say that Twitter is the most effective way to collaborate and that they've learned more with Twitter than they have from years of formal professional development.
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