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Twitter for Education
Using Twitter to Improve Teaching and Learning
Note: This is a wiki. Therefore, your thoughts, comments, and additions can and should be added to this resource. Thanks in advance! ----
If you are new to Twitter, most resources are located on the "
Twitter Infographics: If You Printed Twitter, . . .
5 Ways Twitter Changed the World in 2009
"What Does Twitter Mean to You?"
Eric Sheninger (@NMHS_Principal) VoiceThread
Kathy Schrock's Twitter Website
Twitter in the Classroom (Google Presentation) by Deb White at FOSSed 2010
30 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom (Google Presentation)
**Twitter Cheat Sheet**
by Matthew Tommasi of Social Media
The Ultimate Twitter Guidebook for Teachers (Updated)
Twitter Facts and Figures (added May 2010)
Something to Think About:
Google to Make GMail Social with Status Update Features
Technology Integration Specialist
Hampden, Maine USA
Twitter Workshop Opportunities:
Twitter for Beginners: Setting Up Your PLN (3-hour BYOL Workshop)
Twitter: Expand Your PLN, Increase Student Learning (50 minute session)
Setting up a Twitter Account
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using my Twitter research notes in Google Docs (prepared for Setting Sail: MLTI 2009 Summer Institute)
Students + Twitter = Interactive Storytelling
How Twitter Can Improve Teaching and Learning (please add your thoughts)
Follow fellow educators with similar interests/subject areas to see what they "tweet".
Students using #hashtags to share all posts.
Students using #hashtags to participate in small and full group conversations.
Teachers breaking down content and placing students in small groups to become experts and share via #hashtag with the full class.
Follow breaking news via News Tweets and #hashtags (ie. #iranelection)
Twitter can serve as back channel during lecture, speaker, movie, student performance.
Students can do research and share URL's via Twitter.
Teachers sharing and receiving ideas and resources at their convenience using #hashtags
Twitter can facilitate communication (general microblogging instead of or in addition to Ning, Facebook, MySpace)
One Good Use for Twitter??
Testament to Twitter:
Twitter for Teachers: Why You Should Start Tweeting
Is Twitter an Effective Online Collaborative Environment?
The Irony of Twitter -- Brief & Worth Reading
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You are welcome to use my format to present a "Twitter for Professional Development" workshop session. Click on "
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This wiki was created in July 2009 by
with a two-fold purpose. First and foremost, this wiki is intended to be a resource for teachers interested in using
to increase/extend/enhance teaching and learning in and out of the classroom. Secondly, this free
wiki is being used to organize "Twitter for
Development" presentations at
Setting Sail: 2009 MLTI Summer Institute
MAINEducation Technology 2009 Conference
2010 Midwest Educational Technology Conference
Maine "2010 Summer Tech Institutue"
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