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Resources to help teachers use Twitter effectively in and out of the classroom.
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The A-Z Dictionary of Educational Twitter Hashtags | Edudemic

The A-Z Dictionary of Educational Twitter Hashtags | Edudemic | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
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Twitter Search in Plain English

http://www.commoncraft.com How Twitter Search creates new opportunities for business feedback, tracking news in real time and discovering trends.

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Visible Tweets – Twitter Visualisations. Now with added prettiness!

Visible Tweets – Twitter Visualisations. Now with added prettiness! | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it

Twitter visualizer. File it under simple, but elegant. Put in a keyword and it will create a 'screen saver' of sorts that pulls in tweets based on the term. Great for conferences, but could be just as useful for a digital frame in your school's entryway!


Via Steve dembo, Jim Lerman
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@boodles64's comment, April 30, 2011 11:10 AM
This is great! Can't wait to try it out...possibly at some PD to encourage building a PLN. :)
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5 Twitter Changes and How to Make the Most of Them | Kurat

5 Twitter Changes and How to Make the Most of Them | Kurat | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
Are you wondering how Twitter's changes will impact your use of its network?
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#Twitteracy

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How does Twitter affect literacy? Has it created a 'new literacy' by introducing a whole new suite of protocols and tools?

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What is the effect of Twitter on student engagement and grades?

R. Junco, G. Heiberger, E. Loken (2011) The effect of Twitter on college student engagement and grades, Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, Volume: 27, Issue: 2, Pages: 119-132

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10 Tools to Create an Amazing Twitter Presence for You

The power of developing your own personal brand is something that I found to gain more and more importance on Twitter.
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Twitter Tools

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New tools are being developed all the time for Twitter users. Get the latest info here!
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Twitter: 13.5% Of All Social Sharing In 2011, Up 576.9% (But Facebook Is 4x Bigger) [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter | Kurat

Twitter: 13.5% Of All Social Sharing In 2011, Up 576.9% (But Facebook Is 4x Bigger) [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter | Kurat | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
Twitter: 13.5% Of All Social Sharing In 2011, Up 576.9% (But Facebook Is 4x Bigger) [INFOGRAPHIC]...
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How to Use the New Twitter to Embed a Tweet in Your Website or Blog | Social Media Today

How to Use the New Twitter to Embed a Tweet in Your Website or Blog | Social Media Today | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
The new Twitter is more than just a new look and layout. Embedding tweets is now much easier. Borrowing a page from the YouTube playbook, Twitter is offering code so you can share an interactive tweeting experience with visitors to your website.
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Why Twitter Isn’t The Future | Social Media Today

Why Twitter Isn’t The Future | Social Media Today | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
Why Twitter Isn I love Twitter. I really do. It allows me to connect with people who I wouldn’t normally be able to reach. But it’s not the future.
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How to Enable the New Twitter Design | Social Media Today

How to Enable the New Twitter Design | Social Media Today | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
 Twitter has had a makeover. They have redesigned the site with a new look, brand pages, and improved functionality.
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Living Geography: Developing a personalised learning network (PLN) | Twitter for Teachers

Living Geography: Developing a personalised learning network (PLN) | Twitter for Teachers | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
How do you use Twitter to connect with colleagues and inform your teaching and learning ? Where do you turn for inspiration / information and that 'special' resource that you need ? How do you use collaborative documents or ....
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42 Twitter #Chats for Teachers | The Creative Education Blog

42 Twitter #Chats for Teachers | The Creative Education Blog | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
So what's your new year's resolution? Mine is to get more involved with Twitter chats.
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The Innovative Educator: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, and Blogs - When and Why to Use Each

The Innovative Educator: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, and Blogs - When and Why to Use Each | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it

After week one I shared my thoughts about “What Google+ Means for Education.” I’m on week two now and the big questions are:
Do I really need to join another social network?
Answer: Yes.If I join Google+ can I give up Facebook, Twitter, and blogs?
Answer: No.What is the benefit of each?
Answer: See below.

Here is where each social media platform shines and why you use each.


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Professors Use Twitter to Increase Student Engagement and Grades - Faculty Focus | Faculty Focus

Professors Use Twitter to Increase Student Engagement and Grades - Faculty Focus | Faculty Focus | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
Keeping college students off social media sites and focused on the course material is a daily challenge for many of today’s college faculty.
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A Simple Checklist for Determining Who to Follow on Twitter

A Simple Checklist for Determining Who to Follow on Twitter | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
RT @PublicityGuru: A Simple Checklist for Determining Who to Follow on Twitter http://t.co/DiwAyVOa...
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Twitter: Intellectual Stimulator or Attention Distracter?

Beaudin, L. & Deyenberg, J. (2011). Twitter: Intellectual Stimulator or Attention Distracter. In M. Koehler & P. Mishra (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teac...
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Why Twitter Is One Of The Most Powerful Communications Tools Available | Business 2 Community

Why Twitter Is One Of The Most Powerful Communications Tools Available | Business 2 Community | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
Twitter is one of the most powerful communications tools ever. That may sound over the top, but I’m going to prove it.
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Using Twitter in High School Classrooms

Using Twitter in High School Classrooms | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
Bill Ferriter discusses several ways that teachers can use Twitter in classrooms to encourage reflection and conversation among their students.
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10 Good Things about New Twitter for Users and Brands – #NewTwitter | Social Media Today

10 Good Things about New Twitter for Users and Brands – #NewTwitter | Social Media Today | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
Today Twitter announced that it will soon be launching an enhanced version of Twitter that will help promote you and your brand better called “Let’s Fly”.  Here are 10 Good changes about #NewTwitter that I am amazed in advance to feel it soon.
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Twitter Struts Its Stuff With Powerful New Tools | Social Media Today

Twitter Struts Its Stuff With Powerful New Tools | Social Media Today | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
Twitter had a busy maybe even historical day. There was a little something for everyone today from big-brand advertisers to hashtag happy tweet ninjas.  While some changes were obvious even confusing, Twitter’s crew hit the mark with a few zingers.
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Young tweeters act as reporters, turn heads | Sun Journal

Young tweeters act as reporters, turn heads | Sun Journal | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
AUBURN — When former Gov. Angus King, lecturing at last month's iPad conference, said, "We can discover talent in places people may not have even thought of," Auburn Middle School student Katie Ferrara tweeted.
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TwitLonger — When you talk too much for Twitter

TwitLonger — When you talk too much for Twitter | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
TwitLonger is the easy way to post more than 140 characters to Twitter (RT @glocdash9: Congratulations Parokya Ni Edgar for winning at the 24th Awit Awards!
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