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Can You Really Use Twitter in Your Classroom?

Can You Really Use Twitter in Your Classroom? | TerrificTwitterTipsforTeaching | Scoop.it

Twitter was one of those things that I just ignored. I thought it was a little bit indulgent and frivolous, that was until I got shown how teachers are using it for Professional Development. It is interesting how often it is now my first port of call if I am looking for a new Web 2 tool or an App that does a specific task. So how can you use twitter in the classroom?

http://appsineducation.blogspot.com/2011/06/can-you-use-twitter-in-your-classroom.html

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Teaching with Twitter

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Most would agree that Twitter was one of the social networking phenomena of 2008, and has enjoyed exponential growth in popularity. The microblogging tool has obvious potential to be used in formal learning, both in traditional online classroom settings and - through mobile technologies - for mobile learners.

Ever since I first began to use Twitter I have been thinking about how to harness the potential of microblogging for the benefits of my own students, and have tried out several ideas to exploit it already. Check out my 10 top uses of Twitter for education.

http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.com/2009/01/teaching-with-twitter.html

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How to Use Twitter in the Classroom

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The advantage to using a tool like Twitter for education is that it’s instant and it’s to the point. There have been countless articles about whether or not social media makes us lazy, or whether it affects our attention spans. If that really is the case, why not use that to our advantage?

http://thenextweb.com/twitter/2011/06/23/how-to-use-twitter-in-the-classroom/

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The Ultimate Guide to Using Twitter in Education

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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.

In an effort to speed up this adoption process, below you’ll find a boatload of resources on the past, present, and future of Twitter in education as well as some helpful guides to using the tool in the classroom.

http://edudemic.com/2011/09/twitter-in-education/

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FREE PowerPoint Twitter Tools

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Ever wanted to make presentations a more interactive, Web 2.0 experience?

The PowerPoint Twitter Tools prototypes are now available.  The twitter tools allow presenters to see and react to tweets in real-time, embedded directly within their presentations, either as a ticker or refreshable comment page.  There are currently eight tools – you can easily cut and paste them into your own PowerPoint decks.

http://www.sapweb20.com/blog/powerpoint-twitter-tools/

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10 Ways Twitter Has Made Better Teachers

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On Twitter, we have benefited enormously from the innovative thinkers and generous sharers who have introduced us to eye-opening concepts, articles, and resources. In these few months, we've progressed professionally by leaps and bounds. Here are 10 ways that Twitter has helped make us better teachers: 

http://theasideblog.blogspot.com/2011/11/10-ways-twitter-has-made-better.html

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Live Presentation Streaming with Twitter

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Stream a live video of your event via Twitter! 

http://c4lpt.co.uk/social-media/how-to-use-twitter-for-social-learning/live-presentation-streaming-on-twitter/

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How to Become a Twitter Teacher in 23 Steps or Less

Twitter is becoming one of the important part of my digital life and personal learning network. Here is a basic introduction of twitter for teachers. The beauty of twitter is its ease of access ,you don’t have to learn menus and buttons to use this powerful tool

http://kapilbhatia.com/blog/how-to-become-twitter-teachertt-in-23-steps-or-less/

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