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Resources to help teachers use Twitter effectively in and out of the classroom.
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Twitter Now The Fastest Growing Social Platform In the World

Twitter Now The Fastest Growing Social Platform In the World | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
The most detailed study of social media ever conducted

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Gust MEES's curator insight, February 15, 2013 12:22 PM

Check also:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence?tag=Twitter

 

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

 

Gust MEES's curator insight, February 15, 2013 12:24 PM

Check also:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence?tag=Twitter

 

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

 

Gaurav Pandey's curator insight, February 16, 2013 8:34 PM

Great study on Twitter!

Here's another link to help you better engage on this platform https://business.twitter.com/en/basics/best-practices/

Also, download their Twitter guide for small businesses, the link's on the top right hand side of the page. The guide comes from Twitter and is very helpful if you want to use Twitter to spread the word on your business.

And finally, thank you Gust MEES (http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence) for sharing some really meaningful stuff! Do follow the guy for some great tips and insights. 

Cheers! And if you like if, please share 'coz social is all about sharing and caring :) 

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A Great Twitter Cheat Sheet for Teachers

A Great Twitter Cheat Sheet for Teachers | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it

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read also my curation about it here:

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

- http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence?q=Twitter

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Susan Liner Fisher's comment, December 14, 2012 7:20 PM
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Wendi Pillars's curator insight, December 15, 2012 1:12 PM

A handy printable to share and encourage others to try Twitter!

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News Discovery and Topic Monitoring via Hashtags: The Best Twitter Tools

News Discovery and Topic Monitoring via Hashtags: The Best Twitter Tools | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it

Robin Good: One of the most effective and popular methods to stay abreast of a topic area or to discover new stories about an issue is the use "hashtags" for Twitter seaches.

 

Here is a bunch of tools that make it easy for you to monitor and  search, one or multiple Twitter hashtags on your preferred topics.

 

Useful. Resourceful. 7/10

 

Tools list: http://www.searchenginepeople.com/blog/best-tools-to-summarize-twitter-hashtags.html

 

 

 

 


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How to Run a Successful Twitter Chat

How to Run a Successful Twitter Chat | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
Learn How to Start and Run a Successful Twitter Chat.

 

Gust MEES: this is for me the BEST advice I have found and the BEST pratice about Twitter Chats... I am a fan of #lrnchat and I learned a lot only by lurking ;)

Read more, very interesting and a MUST for people who want to start one day a Twitter Chat...:

http://lrnchat.wordpress.com/

 

 

Read more, a MUST to get success with it:

http://getsocialpr.com/2012/08/31/how-to-run-a-successful-twitter-chat/

 


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Innovative ICT in Education: Twitter [Infographic]

Innovative ICT in Education: Twitter [Infographic] | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
The latest ‘Training Tuesday’ for staff CPD was on the use of Twitter for professional development. Aims: What is Twitter? Sharing the benefits of developing your own PLN (Personal Lear...

 

Read more:

http://mrwickenspe.wordpress.com/2012/05/22/innovative-ict-in-education-twitter/

 


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50 Great Twitter Chats in Academia

50 Great Twitter Chats in Academia | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
Check out 50 of the best Twitter chats in academia, offering a great way to get connected and stay informed in the world of education.

 

Read more:

http://www.onlinecollege.org/2012/09/09/50-great-twitter-chats-academia/

 


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300+ Educational Twitter Hashtags Being Used Right Now

300+ Educational Twitter Hashtags Being Used Right Now | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
Are you looking to figure out exactly which Twitter hashtag is the right one to follow? There’s no shortage of options and it can feel overwhelming. Sure, there’s the popular #edchat and #edtech hashtags most of us follow. But what about the more focused tags that you’re missing out on?

 

Lucky for all of us, there’s an incredible live Google Doc available to the public from Chiew Pang (@aClilToClimb) that lets you help build a useful database of helpful hashtags. Be sure to check out the doc and the list below (current as of September 14, 2012).

 

Check out:

http://edudemic.com/2012/09/twitter-hashtags-now/

 


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How important is Twitter in your Personal Learning Network?

How important is Twitter in your Personal Learning Network? | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
Twitter and the Personal Learning Network (PLN). If you are a connected educator, chances are that you have often seen these two terms used together and, perhaps like me, you have wondered what's th...

 

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http://elearnmag.acm.org/archive.cfm?aid=2379624

 


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The Ten Commandments Of Twitter

The Ten Commandments Of Twitter | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it

Oscar Del Santo: "The proliferation of trolls and fanatics in our beloved chirping microblog has made it urgent to issue some shared guidelines we can all adhere to" ...


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20 Awesome Facts About Twitter – 2012 Edition

20 Awesome Facts About Twitter – 2012 Edition | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it

One of my favorite people in the world (and no, he didn't pay me to say that) Danny Brown recently wrote a post called 52 Cool Facts About Social Media.


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The First 10 Things to Do When Getting Started on Twitter

The First 10 Things to Do When Getting Started on Twitter | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
For most things you want to accomplish in life, getting started is often the hardest part of the whole process. The same is true for social media. Whether it’s the anxiety of not knowing what to do...

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12 Twitter Tools Every Educator Must Know about

12 Twitter Tools Every Educator Must Know about | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it

12 TWITTER TOOLS EVERY EDUCATOR MUST KNOW ABOUT

 

 

 

 

 

Read more:

http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/07/12-twitter-tools-every-educators-must.html

 


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How To Integrate Live Tweets Into Your Presentations | Edudemic

How To Integrate Live Tweets Into Your Presentations | Edudemic | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it

We just stumbled across a new tool that’s designed to incorporate live tweets into your presentation. What could be better than that? While these tweets may not all be perfect and some may not be professional / appropriate, it’s a great tool to know about...


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Educational Twitter Chats

Educational Twitter Chats | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it

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EdTechSandyK's curator insight, February 18, 2013 9:09 AM

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Venus Evans-Winters's comment, April 25, 2013 4:37 PM
I think it's interesting that #BlackEdu has been around for over 2 years, but not even recognized. #racism #exclusion
TeacherCoach's curator insight, July 14, 2013 10:05 AM

Awesome resource

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The Power Of A Twitter Hashtag [Infographic]

The Power Of A Twitter Hashtag [Infographic] | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
Do you know the power of a good Twitter hashtag? This infographic and story should infuse you with new confidence that Twitter is the right tool to use.

 

Read more, a MUST:

http://www.bitrebels.com/social/twitter-hashtag-power-infographic/

 


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25 Ways To Use Twitter To Improve Your Professional Development

25 Ways To Use Twitter To Improve Your Professional Development | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
Although LinkedIn gets a lot of love as a professional social media site, Twitter is a force that can’t be ignored by up-and-coming young professionals.

 

It’s a great place to get connected and informed, and an especially good resource for growing professionally. But how exactly can you use Twitter for professional development? Check out our list to find 25 different ways.

 

Read more, a MUST:

http://edudemic.com/2012/09/25-ways-to-use-twitter-to-improve-your-professional-development/

 


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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's comment, September 20, 2012 10:19 PM
Gus........thank you so much for the resources!
Gust MEES's comment, September 21, 2012 3:12 PM
Hi Mary Perfitt-Nelson,

Thx a lot for your comment! Much appreciated :) Have a great w/e :)
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How Do You Sort Out Fake Followers From Real Ones on Twitter? [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Do You Sort Out Fake Followers From Real Ones on Twitter? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
Do you have fake followers? The number of live humans following you on Twitter might be significantly lower than your profile's "followers" number states.

 

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http://mashable.com/2012/09/02/fake-followers-infographic/

 


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Twitter - Building a PLN

Twitter - Building a PLN | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
See the Glog!Twitter - Building a PLN: education , education, pln, teachers, technology, twitter | Glogster EDU - 21st century multimedia tool for educators, teachers and students...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gust MEES: check out also my curation about PLN's here

 

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

 


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JEBasnett's curator insight, February 10, 6:19 PM

great infographics here on twitter and why we need it.

Jennie Finafrock's curator insight, July 6, 1:02 PM

This Glog gives great advice, tips, and resources for using Twitter to build a PLN.

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Teachers Guide to The Use of Twitter in Classroom

Teachers Guide to The Use of Twitter in Classroom | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it

As you know Twitter has made such a big jump from just a social network where people get to share their mundane activities to a rigorous learning and teaching activitiy. The potential of Twitter is even way bigger than we might think and I personally depend a lot on it for my professional development. Anyway, to bring you closer to how you can leverage this social media tool in your classroom and to help you learn more about the essentials of 'educational tweeting' I would recommend that you have a look at the guide below .

 

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http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/09/teachers-guide-to-use-of-twitter-in.html

 


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The Secret To Effectively Using Twitter As A Learning Tool

The Secret To Effectively Using Twitter As A Learning Tool | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
Twitter is finding increasing repute as an education tool, and with so many of the world’s top minds coming together each day, why not?

 

 

 

 

 

Read more, very interesting...:

http://edudemic.com/2012/09/secret-to-twitter/

 


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How Twitter is Reinventing Collaboration Among Educators

How Twitter is Reinventing Collaboration Among Educators | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it

TWITTER TRANSFORMS EDUCATORS


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.

 

Here are some of the specific ways educators are using Twitter to collaborate:

 

Read more:

http://www.pbs.org/mediashift/2012/09/how-twitter-is-reinventing-collaboration-among-educators272.html

 


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Sonia Thomas's curator insight, May 27, 2013 6:53 PM

Twitter provides a great opportunity to collaborate with educators outside of your local physical community. The exchange of ideas and perspectives can reenergize your career. “Twitter is often just the introduction — the virtual handshake that opens the door to a deeper collaboration”

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Can Twitter be Used in the Classroom?

Can Twitter be Used in the Classroom? | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
Do you want to know more about incorporating social into your training program? Check out social LMS TOPYX!

 

The influence of technology has impacted all parts of our lives including education in many amazing ways. This infographic from educationalpsychology.net – Twitter 101 is a study on the use of Twitter in the classroom and how it resulted in a positive effect that could change social media and education for good.

 

Read more:

http://interactyx.com/social-learning-blog/can-twitter-be-used-in-the-classroom/

 


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The 2012 A-Z List Of Educational Twitter Hashtags | Edudemic

The 2012 A-Z List Of Educational Twitter Hashtags | Edudemic | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it

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Susan Bainbridge's comment, June 21, 2012 1:16 PM
Thanks for the 'thanks'! Glad you found this useful.
NikolaosKourakos's comment, June 21, 2012 1:30 PM
regards, respect maybe is the base of collaboration work, hello from Greece
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TweetShow

TweetShow | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it

Tweet Show is a web app that streams tweets containing a hashtag of your choice with style & pizzazz in fullscreen splendour!


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Creativa2012's comment, June 1, 2012 7:03 PM
Cool! Excelente, saludos desde Venezuela
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Top 100 Tools for the Twittering Teacher

Top 100 Tools for the Twittering Teacher | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
It's no wonder that teachers have also found success on Twitter, using the tool to connect with students, share information with parents, and find useful resources.

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