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Why Twitter for Teachers?
A collection of articles, resources, etc. for convincing teachers of the benefit of social networks such as Twitter.
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A CLIL TO CLIMB: Twitter hashtags for educators: an index, at last!

A CLIL TO CLIMB: Twitter hashtags for educators: an index, at last! | Why Twitter for Teachers? | Scoop.it

If you're using Twitter, chances are that you are at least aware of hashtags, even if you don't use them. And if you do use them, no doubt, you've sometimes felt somewhat overwhelmed and confused. Part of the problem is it's a free-for-all concept. There's no official body to register hashtags and everyone can use any words as hashtags, and as many as they want...

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1 Year Later- Why Teachers Should Join Twitter…What I have Learned as a Twitter Newbie

1 Year Later- Why Teachers Should Join Twitter…What I have Learned as a Twitter Newbie | Why Twitter for Teachers? | Scoop.it
What is the first thing you think of when you think of Twitter?  Most people think of a popular social networking site that people use for socializing, sharing random opinions and befriending cool ...
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David Crystal - Texts and Tweets: myths and realities

Professor David Crystal, one of the world's leading linguistic experts, challenges the myth that new communication technologies are destroying language...
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How To Twitter | Twiends

How To Twitter | Twiends | Why Twitter for Teachers? | Scoop.it
Want to know all about twitter? Twiends is the leading free directory of Twitter Users, Apps and Twitter followers.
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A Chat with Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto

Jeff Lebow chats with Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto at Busan KOTESOL Conference 2011 June 4, 2011...
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Using Twitter in High School Classrooms - The Tempered Radical

Using Twitter in High School Classrooms - The Tempered Radical | Why Twitter for Teachers? | Scoop.it
One of the best professional experiences I've had in a long time happened at my Teaching the iGeneration workshop in Cincinnati this week. You see, I had the distinct pleasure of working with a super motivated team of teachers from...
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Available now: a guide to using Twitter in university research, teaching, and impact activities

Available now: a guide to using Twitter in university research, teaching, and impact activities | Why Twitter for Teachers? | Scoop.it
Following on from the lis...
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Twitter-for-Teachers | SlideRocket, Online Presentation Tools

Twitter-for-Teachers | SlideRocket, Online Presentation Tools | Why Twitter for Teachers? | Scoop.it
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Twitter for Teachers | The Creative Education Blog

I often get requests for links to my various posts aimed at helping teachers to get more out of Twitter – so I’ve put them all in one place.� I will add to...
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A Twitter activity

A Twitter activity | Why Twitter for Teachers? | Scoop.it
When I did my Twitter seminar on Friday last week (blog post here) I started with a new activity, and it seemed to work really well. It was something I'd heard about before, but couldn't find an ap...
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Teachers Teaching Teachers, on Twitter: Q. and A. on 'Edchats'

Teachers are taking professional development into their own hands with Twitter "edchats." In this post we explain, and interview four hosts of some popular weekly chats.
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Twitter Resources for Educators: twitter_educators_ge | Glogster EDU - 21st century multimedia tool for educators, teachers and students

Twitter Resources for Educators: twitter_educators_ge | Glogster EDU - 21st century multimedia tool for educators, teachers and students | Why Twitter for Teachers? | Scoop.it
See the Glog!Twitter Resources for Educators: twitter_educators_ge | Glogster EDU - 21st century multimedia tool for educators, teachers and students...
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School 2.0 in South Africa - Twitter Online Un-Workshop for teacher twits

School 2.0 in South Africa - Twitter Online Un-Workshop for teacher twits | Why Twitter for Teachers? | Scoop.it

This “un”-workshop consists of about 20 days worth of twitter activities which should assist you to see the educational value of twitter and get you into the swing of things! There is no time restriction on completing the un-workshop!!! This is about your own professional development! You can do it any time...

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A Beginner's Guide to Twitter

A Beginner's Guide to Twitter | Why Twitter for Teachers? | Scoop.it
Many of ReadWriteWeb’s readers are old hands at Twitter, but the service gets thousands of new users every day. That includes a lot of folks who suddenly need ...
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The Ultimate Guide To Using Twitter In Education | Edudemic

Twitter seems to be here to stay. As one of the most popular ways for teachers, students, and the general public to communicate, it’s becoming a must-have tool in almost every teacher’s toolbox. However, numerous recent studies have shown that education in general has been slow to adopt social media...

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How English language teachers can go with the Twitter flow

How English language teachers can go with the Twitter flow | Why Twitter for Teachers? | Scoop.it
The search for classroom content is easier with a tweet or two...
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Tweeting for teachers: how can social media support teacher professional development? | Pearson Centre for Policy and Learning

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The PLN Staff Lounge: Twitter for Teachers

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How to use Twitter from Teacher Training Videos

Free ICT technology help videos for using Twitter...
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twitter video part 2
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Created by Russell Stannard for Teacher Training videos.com

Free ICT technology help videos for using Twitter...
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magda ang's curator insight, January 14, 2013 6:37 AM

twitter video part 1

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Reflections of a Teacher and Learner: “Professional Development Beyond Conference Walls” - My Prezi & digital handout from TEDelt4

Dave Dogson's take.

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Twitter for Professional Development

Twitter for Professional Development | Why Twitter for Teachers? | Scoop.it
Today I'm doing another introduction to the world of Twitter and blogs, this time for students following the DELTA at IH Newcastle. For those of you who follow my blog, you'll know that I've done a...
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Why Teachers Should Join Twitter…What I have Learned as a Twitter Newbie

Okay, I admit that I rebelled against joining Twitter for the longest time.  I had friends and family members urging me to join.  I often said, "Why should I join another social networkin...
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Dear Teacher who wasn’t on Twitter…

Dear Teacher who wasn’t on Twitter… | Why Twitter for Teachers? | Scoop.it
Partially inspired by Scott McLeod's post  If You Were on Twitter.

Dear Teacher,

I know you don't see the point of Twitter. I know you think people should have a balanced life and not be onl...
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