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Why Teachers Should Join Twitter…What I have Learned as a Twitter Newbie

Why Teachers Should Join Twitter…What I have Learned as a Twitter Newbie | Twitter-ific | Scoop.it
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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Twitter 101: 5-Step Guide for Social Media in Education | Edudemic

Twitter 101: 5-Step Guide for Social Media in Education | Edudemic | Twitter-ific | Scoop.it
We’ll guide you through the Twitter social media landscape and show you how to find the best educational resources for both yourself and your students.
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Tweet, follow or get out of the way | Education Review

Tweet, follow or get out of the way | Education Review | Twitter-ific | Scoop.it
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A username and password will be needed to read this post which was published in Education Review: Tech Guide Issue 3 2013.

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If Twitter Is Not PD, What Is It?

If Twitter Is Not PD, What Is It? | Twitter-ific | Scoop.it
I was recently contacted by Barbara Madden, a Missouri educator with a Mississippi dialect, who is conducting a survey of educators, who use Twitter for Professional Development asking for some fee...
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How to Twitter in 60 Seconds ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

How to Twitter in 60 Seconds ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Twitter-ific | Scoop.it
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TrueTwit - Satan, Savior or Simply Misunderstood? | Social Media Today

TrueTwit - Satan, Savior or Simply Misunderstood? | Social Media Today | Twitter-ific | Scoop.it

My Twitter profile (@SoftwareHollis) says “I boycott TrueTwit!”.

 

I use an entire 19 characters out of my allotment of 140 to let people know that I won’t follow them it I have to validate through TrueTwit. That’s a lot of characters in TwitterLand, so it must be a big deal for me.

 

But is TrueTwit inherently an “evil” product, or simply a great product that I dislike?

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How Twitter Changed Everything

How Twitter Changed Everything | Twitter-ific | Scoop.it

By Darryl Propp - Principal of K-4 school, Edmonton: I have alluded to the difference Twitter has made to my professional growth before. I thought I would take time to write a blog that strictly addresses what it has done for me. First of all, it has...

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The Complete Guide to Getting the Most Out of Twitter - noupe

The Complete Guide to Getting the Most Out of Twitter - noupe | Twitter-ific | Scoop.it
We've all heard of Twitter at this point, and I would be the majority of our readers are already using it.
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Twitter for beginners

Attempts to describe what Twitter is, how it can be used, and some of the most impressive Twitter mashups and tools...
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Still flip flopping about the value of Twitter?

Still flip flopping about the value of Twitter? | Twitter-ific | Scoop.it
It’s clear that not everybody is as hooked on Twitter as I am.   A lot has been written about its value.  Have a read, for example, of an article written about Twitter’s fifth birthday ...
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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 | Twitter-ific | 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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Issue #54 Cover Story: Learning In 140 Characters: Why Twitter Is An Invaluable Professional Development Tool

Issue #54 Cover Story: Learning In 140 Characters: Why Twitter Is An Invaluable Professional Development Tool | Twitter-ific | Scoop.it
By Carol Skyring. Imagine being able to ask for a resource or help on a topic and have an answer within moments – no matter what time of day or night. In addition, this resource is easy and it is f...
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100 Ways To Use Twitter In Education, By Degree Of Difficulty - Edudemic

100 Ways To Use Twitter In Education, By Degree Of Difficulty - Edudemic | Twitter-ific | Scoop.it
Whether you’re an academic or just interested in building your Twitter profile, keep reading to learn some tips and tricks that can help you take the first steps towards using Twitter for coursework, research, building a professional network, and...
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How to Twitter: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide For Using Twitter

How to Twitter: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide For Using Twitter | Twitter-ific | Scoop.it
In this beginner's guide you'll learn how to Twitter like a pro. Twitter is an extremely fast moving social network that uses microblogging as a way to get instant news/updates.
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R U Ready 4Twitter? | Langwitches Blog

R U Ready 4Twitter? | Langwitches Blog | Twitter-ific | Scoop.it
Tweet I am still amazed at the amount of educators, who believe that Twitter holds NO VALUE for their professional learning.
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2000 Tweets

2000 Tweets | Twitter-ific | Scoop.it

"If anyone had told me a few years ago that as of December 2012, I would have accumulated a story of 2000 tweets, 1166 followers and be following 883 others, I would have seriously doubted it. But here I am today, and these are the statistics."  Celia's Reflections, 2nd December 2012

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Twitter In My Classroom | Miss Spink On Tech

Twitter In My Classroom | Miss Spink On Tech | Twitter-ific | Scoop.it
  In November 2011 I blogged about how I used Twitter in a mathematics lesson on chance and probability with a group of year two students.
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Teachers unlock tweet smell of success

Teachers unlock tweet smell of success | Twitter-ific | Scoop.it

Article in The Age: November 12th 2012: Educators are taking to Twitter to discover ideas and build networks.

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Evan Williams on listening to Twitter users | Video on TED.com

TED Talks In the year leading up to this talk, the web tool Twitter exploded in size (up 10x during 2008 alone). Co-founder Evan Williams reveals that many of the ideas driving that growth came from unexpected uses invented by the users themselves.
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Twitter for educational purposes -A tutorial

A self teaching tutorial on twitter. I tried to bring out the essence of educational micro-blogging.
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