8 th  Grade  American History Liberty, Missouri Faculty Park University “ Technology for the Classroom” Eric Langhorst
This presentation with links and handouts are available online at: www.speakingofhistory.com/connectingteachers
What is Twitter? a free social networking and micro-blogging service that enables its users to send and read messages know...
TWITTER
Followers The people you choose to follow, thus you will be seeing their updates
Replies When you reply to someone, thus sending a message to them @elanghorst – Are you attending the MSTA convention?
Mentions When someone using your Twitter name in a message, you will also see it Have you seen the Career Ladder update fr...
ReTweet Sending along a message that you saw and thought others in your network might find interesting RT @elanghorst Join...
Direct Message A message you send to one of your followers, only sent to them RT @elanghorst Join us at the MSTA social ne...
Lists You can create a list with a common theme – such as “education” or “Civil War” and then share those lists with others
Hashtags Adding a tag that others will associate with an event Coming up next week - MSTA state convention in St. Louis #M...
What do I “Tweet”? Status updates – what you happen to be doing Today in Class – discussing the Constitutional Convention ...
What do I “Tweet”? Sharing online links Which Founding Father are you most like? (I matched up with James Madison) - take ...
What do I “Tweet”? Ask Questions any history teachers blogging or livestreaming from the NCCS conference currently taking ...
What do I “Tweet”? Ideas I think I will try having my students create trading cards of the delegates to the Constitutional...
What do I “Tweet”? Humor Thankful for health care on Sundays but after 4 hours the term "Urgent Care" just seems...
What do I “Tweet”? Pictures picture from today's WWII Veteran presentation - Ira Hunter, landed at Normandy on day two and...
<ul><li>How Do I Find Followers? </li></ul><ul><li>Luck </li></ul><ul><li>Check the follow list of people you respect </li...
Missouri Teachers on Twitter
Twitter Applications TweetDeck – free download, allows you to see multiple subject areas and gives you many options
 
Twitter Applications UberTwitter – free download allows you many options while using Twitter on a mobile device
 
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...
<ul><li>How Do I Find Followers? </li></ul><ul><li>Luck </li></ul><ul><li>Check the follow list of people you respect </li...
Tips for Using Twitter Communication is a two way street Ask questions and respond to others
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 f...
Tips for Using Twitter Consider what you Tweet since it is being broadcast – to the world
VIDEO CHAT
What is VIDEO CHAT? A two way video conference between two locations
What you need for video chat Computer Internet Webcam Application
Video Skype Free application which allows two way voice or voice & video conversations
Video G-Mail Using an online G-Mail account allows two way video conversations
Ideas for Video Chat Talk to other teachers, peers Visit with a class in San Diego about a book both of our classes just f...
Ideas for Video Chat Visit a museum We virtually toured the Hall of Signers at the National Constitution Center in Philade...
Ideas for Video Chat Talk to an author LIVE! Asked questions of Pat Hughes, an author from Philadelphia about her book
Webcam Tips Look for a high quality microphone as well as lens Usually get what you pay for in terms of quality
Logitech Web Cams Logitech QuickCam for Notebooks Logitech QuickCam  Pro 9000
Other Ideas for Video Chat Family members Observation of student teachers Meeting with peers or other teachers in the dist...
Streaming Video Broadcasting video out the web includes a chat option Like an internet TV station
U-Stream Free online application to broadcast video live to the Internet
LiveStream Free online application to broadcast video live to the Internet
Ideas for Streaming Video Share a classroom event Broadcast a Veterans Day program to other classrooms around the country
Ideas for Streaming Video Connect to absent students Broadcast your classroom live to multiple students who are absent and...
Other ideas for Streaming Video School sporting events Speakers and school presentations
Eric Langhorst 8 th  Grade American History South Valley Jr. High School Liberty, Missouri [email_address] www.speakingofh...
 
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  1. 2. 8 th Grade American History Liberty, Missouri Faculty Park University “ Technology for the Classroom” Eric Langhorst
  2. 3. This presentation with links and handouts are available online at: www.speakingofhistory.com/connectingteachers
  3. 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
  4. 5. TWITTER
  5. 6. Followers The people you choose to follow, thus you will be seeing their updates
  6. 7. Replies When you reply to someone, thus sending a message to them @elanghorst – Are you attending the MSTA convention?
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 11. Lists You can create a list with a common theme – such as “education” or “Civil War” and then share those lists with others
  11. 12. Hashtags Adding a tag that others will associate with an event Coming up next week - MSTA state convention in St. Louis #MSTA09
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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 &quot;virtually&quot;
  15. 16. What do I “Tweet”? Ideas I think I will try having my students create trading cards of the delegates to the Constitutional Convention
  16. 17. What do I “Tweet”? Humor Thankful for health care on Sundays but after 4 hours the term &quot;Urgent Care&quot; just seems ironic
  17. 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
  18. 19. <ul><li>How Do I Find Followers? </li></ul><ul><li>Luck </li></ul><ul><li>Check the follow list of people you respect </li></ul><ul><li>Search under a topic </li></ul>
  19. 20. Missouri Teachers on Twitter
  20. 21. Twitter Applications TweetDeck – free download, allows you to see multiple subject areas and gives you many options
  21. 23. Twitter Applications UberTwitter – free download allows you many options while using Twitter on a mobile device
  22. 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
  23. 26. <ul><li>How Do I Find Followers? </li></ul><ul><li>Luck </li></ul><ul><li>Check the follow list of people you respect </li></ul><ul><li>Search under a topic </li></ul>
  24. 27. Tips for Using Twitter Communication is a two way street Ask questions and respond to others
  25. 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
  26. 29. Tips for Using Twitter Consider what you Tweet since it is being broadcast – to the world
  27. 30. VIDEO CHAT
  28. 31. What is VIDEO CHAT? A two way video conference between two locations
  29. 32. What you need for video chat Computer Internet Webcam Application
  30. 33. Video Skype Free application which allows two way voice or voice & video conversations
  31. 34. Video G-Mail Using an online G-Mail account allows two way video conversations
  32. 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
  33. 36. Ideas for Video Chat Visit a museum We virtually toured the Hall of Signers at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia
  34. 37. Ideas for Video Chat Talk to an author LIVE! Asked questions of Pat Hughes, an author from Philadelphia about her book
  35. 38. Webcam Tips Look for a high quality microphone as well as lens Usually get what you pay for in terms of quality
  36. 39. Logitech Web Cams Logitech QuickCam for Notebooks Logitech QuickCam Pro 9000
  37. 40. Other Ideas for Video Chat Family members Observation of student teachers Meeting with peers or other teachers in the district
  38. 41. Streaming Video Broadcasting video out the web includes a chat option Like an internet TV station
  39. 42. U-Stream Free online application to broadcast video live to the Internet
  40. 43. LiveStream Free online application to broadcast video live to the Internet
  41. 44. Ideas for Streaming Video Share a classroom event Broadcast a Veterans Day program to other classrooms around the country
  42. 45. Ideas for Streaming Video Connect to absent students Broadcast your classroom live to multiple students who are absent and at home
  43. 46. Other ideas for Streaming Video School sporting events Speakers and school presentations
  44. 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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