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Teachers and students will find learning more engaging with the large assortment of free Web 2.0 tools.
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Infographic: How Teachers can use Social Media in Classrooms

Infographic: How Teachers can use Social Media in Classrooms | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it

With the growing popularity of technology and social media in the field of education, more and more educators are incorporating these digital tools in their teaching. A recent research data claims that 90% of teachers use social media in their classrooms or in their professional careers.


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How To Use Twitter For Teaching And Learning | Edudemic

How To Use Twitter For Teaching And Learning | Edudemic | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it

 

Key Questions Answered


- Why should a teacher or education administrator use Twitter?

 

- How do I set up an account? (step-by-step instructions included!)

 

- What questions should I always ask myself when I follow someone?

 

- How do I tweet? How do I retweet? What the heck is a retweet?!

 

- How do I find good people to follow? Fellow teachers? People interested in what I like?

 

- What’s privacy like on Twitter?

 

- What should my profile photo be?

 

- What are the drawbacks of Twitter?

 

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What Is a Twitter Chat and How to Make the Most of It

What Is a Twitter Chat and How to Make the Most of It | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it

Twitter is used for many purposes including staying in touch with friends and promoting corporate identities. If you are new to the Twitter world or haven’t stayed on top of the network’s latest trends, then you may not be aware that Twitter chat sessions are available.

 

Twitter chats are wonderful opportunities to connect with others and expand your social network. Here is an overview of Twitter chats and how you can utilize this option to its full potential.

 

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Using Twitter To Support Learning

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Ruth Reynard, associate professor of education and director of the Center for Instructional Technology at Trevecca Nazarene University, explains how instructors can move beyond using Twitter to keep students up to date on announcements and...

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EDTEC 470 - Using Twitter to Learn from Others

EDTEC 470 - Using Twitter to Learn from Others | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it

Reading RSS feeds is a great way to keep up with what's happening. But there's another technology that provides a different, more spontaneous window into the minds of other people.

 

It's called Twitter and it's one of the fastest growing Web 2.0 technologies.


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The Best Social Networks for Kids Under 13

The Best Social Networks for Kids Under 13 | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
We researched kid-friendly sites and then talked to kids to get a feel for the fun factor to collect four kid-approved sites.

 

 

 

 

 

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http://techland.time.com/2012/05/24/the-best-social-networks-for-kids-under-13/

 


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10 Twitter Tips for Higher Education

10 Twitter Tips for Higher Education | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it

News, Articles and Community for higher education decision makers. Magazine published monthly, with daily news and blogs and online content. Archives available. Some of these apply to everyone.


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Twitter Basics for Students

Twitter Basics for Students | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Have you heard of Twitter? Do you like to tweet? Most likely you’ve utilized social networking websites such as Facebook. So why would you consider using Twitter?

 

To enhance and increase connections with classmates – and potentially your instructors, as you may not find it easy to network with students on other sites and it is very unlikely that your instructors will appear on your friends list. What if I told you that this can help you develop an academic network and support system?

 

===> By the end of this post I believe you will want to give it a try and more importantly, you’ll likely find it can be an effective personal learning network. <===

 


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5 Tips For Using Pinterest In Your Classroom | Edudemic

5 Tips For Using Pinterest In Your Classroom | Edudemic | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it

Pinterest has taken off in the past few months. According to a Shareholic study, it exceeds reddit, Google+, Linkedin, and YouTube as a referral source. It may seem as though everyone you know is Pinning something to the online bulletin boards to share their favorite articles, collections, and items available online.

 

This is a great social networking tool that you can use for educational purposes, whether you are a teacher or a student.

 

This tool can make it possible to create boards for specific projects and to collect and share lesson resources.

 

Be sure to see the education page!


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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, February 17, 2013 3:29 PM

Here you have the link to my Pinterest Boards, http://pinterest.com/virtualf7punto0/

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The Ultimate Twitter Guidebook For Teachers | Edudemic

The Ultimate Twitter Guidebook For Teachers | Edudemic | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it

Adopting a new communication tool is not easy. Figuring out the best way YOU can use Twitter is even harder. Luckily you are not going it alone. We have culled the following resources from an array of websites that try to help anyone understand and better use Twitter.

 

Gust MEES: A MUST READ! All information on one place!


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Jenny Pesina's comment, February 24, 2012 12:43 AM
Thanks for sharing, Barbara - I found this a great resource too!
Barbara Bray's comment, February 24, 2012 12:49 AM
You're welcome JennyP - I rescooped it from Jim Lerman and may do some more research and write something to share with my readers.