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How Twitter is Reinventing Collaboration Among Educators

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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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Margaret Atwood says Twitter, internet boost literacy - CBC.ca

Margaret Atwood says Twitter, internet boost literacy - CBC.ca | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
CBC.caMargaret Atwood says Twitter, internet boost literacyCBC.caRather than turn our noses up at Twitter, we should celebrate it and the internet as new platforms for instant communication and as drivers of literacy, says CanLit legend Margaret...
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Twitter for Teachers by Keith Ferrell on Prezi

Why in the world would any busy teacher in their right mind purposely use Twitter? With a 140 character limit, what's the point?
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28 Creative Ways Teachers Are Using Twitter | Collaboration Ideas

28 Creative Ways Teachers Are Using Twitter | Collaboration Ideas | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
Collaboration ideas: It is about team collaboration, co-work, collaboration techniques, books and resources, entertainment and more.
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100 Tips, Apps, and Resources for Teachers on Twitter | Online College Degrees

100 Tips, Apps, and Resources for Teachers on Twitter | Online College Degrees | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it

A comprehensive resource for teachers to use to get them started with Twitter.

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Twitter for Teachers: Home - Twitter for Teachers

Twitter for Teachers: Home - Twitter for Teachers | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
Teaching educators how to leverage Twitter for their own professional development.
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Twitter for Teachers: A Guide for Beginners | The Creative Education Blog

Twitter for Teachers: A Guide for Beginners | The Creative Education Blog | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
Twitter is a fantastic place for teachers to network and share, this will help you get started.
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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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Eight Dangers of Collaboration

Eight Dangers of Collaboration | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
Most of what is written about collaboration is positive. Even hip. Collaboration is championed enthusiastically by the Enterprise 2.0 experts, as well as leading thinkers like Don Tapscott, as the crucial approach for the 21st century.
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Twitter for Teachers

An introduction to how Twitter can help teachers with their professional development. This time with increased volume - thanks for the feedback.
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How Teachers Can Use Twitter for Professional Learning and Teaching

How Teachers Can Use Twitter for Professional Learning and Teaching | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it

Some great ideas to get you going using twitter in the classroom.

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Twitter

Instantly connect to what's most important to you. Follow your friends, experts, favorite celebrities, and breaking news.
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Top Twitter Hashtags for Teachers | The Creative Education Blog

Top Twitter Hashtags for Teachers | The Creative Education Blog | Twitter for Teachers | Scoop.it
A list of twitter hashtags which I think will all be of interest to teachers...
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