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Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect
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Twitter and Video Chat - Teachers Connecting Technology to Connect

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  • 1.  
  • 2. 8 th Grade American History Liberty, Missouri Faculty Park University “ Technology for the Classroom” Eric Langhorst
  • 3. This presentation with links and handouts are available online at: www.speakingofhistory.com/connectingteachers
  • 4. What is Twitter? a free social networking and micro-blogging service that enables its users to send and read messages known as tweets – each of which is limited to 140 characters
  • 5. TWITTER
  • 6. Followers The people you choose to follow, thus you will be seeing their updates
  • 7. Replies When you reply to someone, thus sending a message to them @elanghorst – Are you attending the MSTA convention?
  • 8. Mentions When someone using your Twitter name in a message, you will also see it Have you seen the Career Ladder update from MSTA? I got it today from @elanghorst
  • 9. ReTweet Sending along a message that you saw and thought others in your network might find interesting RT @elanghorst Join us at the MSTA social network meetup in St. Louis at MSTA ‘09 Conference
  • 10. Direct Message A message you send to one of your followers, only sent to them RT @elanghorst Join us at the MSTA social network meetup in St. Louis at MSTA ‘09 Conference
  • 11. Lists You can create a list with a common theme – such as “education” or “Civil War” and then share those lists with others
  • 12. Hashtags Adding a tag that others will associate with an event Coming up next week - MSTA state convention in St. Louis #MSTA09
  • 13. What do I “Tweet”? Status updates – what you happen to be doing Today in Class – discussing the Constitutional Convention and how Congress was created
  • 14. What do I “Tweet”? Sharing online links Which Founding Father are you most like? (I matched up with James Madison) - take this online quiz to find out : http://bit.ly/35uEv8
  • 15. What do I “Tweet”? Ask Questions any history teachers blogging or livestreaming from the NCCS conference currently taking place in Atlanta? Would love to attend "virtually"
  • 16. What do I “Tweet”? Ideas I think I will try having my students create trading cards of the delegates to the Constitutional Convention
  • 17. What do I “Tweet”? Humor Thankful for health care on Sundays but after 4 hours the term "Urgent Care" just seems ironic
  • 18. What do I “Tweet”? Pictures picture from today's WWII Veteran presentation - Ira Hunter, landed at Normandy on day two and at Battle of the Bulge http://pic.gd/e22983
  • 19.
    • How Do I Find Followers?
    • Luck
    • Check the follow list of people you respect
    • Search under a topic
  • 20. Missouri Teachers on Twitter
  • 21. Twitter Applications TweetDeck – free download, allows you to see multiple subject areas and gives you many options
  • 22.  
  • 23. Twitter Applications UberTwitter – free download allows you many options while using Twitter on a mobile device
  • 24.  
  • 25. Tips for Using Twitter Take time to build up your network Don’t just follow Shaq and Oprah and wonder why they don’t reply back to you
  • 26.
    • How Do I Find Followers?
    • Luck
    • Check the follow list of people you respect
    • Search under a topic
  • 27. Tips for Using Twitter Communication is a two way street Ask questions and respond to others
  • 28. Tips for Using Twitter You can’t and won’t read EVERYTHING Think of it as a stream and you stop by when it is convenient for you
  • 29. Tips for Using Twitter Consider what you Tweet since it is being broadcast – to the world
  • 30. VIDEO CHAT
  • 31. What is VIDEO CHAT? A two way video conference between two locations
  • 32. What you need for video chat Computer Internet Webcam Application
  • 33. Video Skype Free application which allows two way voice or voice & video conversations
  • 34. Video G-Mail Using an online G-Mail account allows two way video conversations
  • 35. Ideas for Video Chat Talk to other teachers, peers Visit with a class in San Diego about a book both of our classes just finished
  • 36. Ideas for Video Chat Visit a museum We virtually toured the Hall of Signers at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia
  • 37. Ideas for Video Chat Talk to an author LIVE! Asked questions of Pat Hughes, an author from Philadelphia about her book
  • 38. Webcam Tips Look for a high quality microphone as well as lens Usually get what you pay for in terms of quality
  • 39. Logitech Web Cams Logitech QuickCam for Notebooks Logitech QuickCam Pro 9000
  • 40. Other Ideas for Video Chat Family members Observation of student teachers Meeting with peers or other teachers in the district
  • 41. Streaming Video Broadcasting video out the web includes a chat option Like an internet TV station
  • 42. U-Stream Free online application to broadcast video live to the Internet
  • 43. LiveStream Free online application to broadcast video live to the Internet
  • 44. Ideas for Streaming Video Share a classroom event Broadcast a Veterans Day program to other classrooms around the country
  • 45. Ideas for Streaming Video Connect to absent students Broadcast your classroom live to multiple students who are absent and at home
  • 46. Other ideas for Streaming Video School sporting events Speakers and school presentations
  • 47. Eric Langhorst 8 th Grade American History South Valley Jr. High School Liberty, Missouri [email_address] www.speakingofhistory.com Twitter : elanghorst Skype : elanghorst
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