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Twitter for education - 8 tips.

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  • 1. for education 8 tips
  • 2. Twitter ranks as the # 1 learning toolSourceJane Hart.Top 100 tools for learning 2012. http://c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/twitter/2012 survey participants: 582 learning professionals worldwide.
  • 3. Sourcehttp://www.jasonrhode.com/twitter4tlpd minute 16.
  • 4. Tip # 1Follow people
  • 5. Find people with great knowledge in your area of interest and follow them.Sourceshttp://sloan.ucr.edu/profiles/blogs/53-tips-and-ideas-for-a-better, # 41https://twitter.com/i/#!/who_to_follow
  • 6. 36% of tweets are worth readingSourceSurvey with 1,443 users who rated the quality of 43,738 tweets.http://hbr.org/2012/05/what-makes-a-great-tweet/ar/1
  • 7. Sourcehttp://mrslwalker.com/index.php/2009/03/29/nine-great-reasons-why-teachers-should-use-twitter/
  • 8. Using Twitter is like sitting next to the smart kids in class. Amanda DykesSourcehttp://upsidedown.edublogs.org/2010/07/05/iste/
  • 9. Great teachers acknowledge that teaching is a learning experience – no matter how experienced they are. Sir Michael WilshawSourceWhat is a great teacher. http://youtu.be/is31rrXubQ0, minute 6.
  • 10. Experience. Sense. Feel. Experiment. Watch. Try things out. Observe. Do things. Listen. Think. Reflect, absorb, understand. Conclude/generalize/conceptualize.Adapted from Kolb.
  • 11. Tip # 2Retweet
  • 12. Retweet someone elses tweet that you find interesting.Sourcehttp://www.techlearning.com/article/20896
  • 13. ExampleSourcehttps://twitter.com/DavidGurteen/status/285387802374447104
  • 14. Tip # 3Post links
  • 15. Post a link to, for example, an article / blog posting / presentation.Sourcehttp://blog.alwaysprepped.com/50twitterideasforteachers/http://www.ceekue.com/how-to-use-twitter-to-promote-your-blog/http://issuu.com/amymollett/docs/twitter_guide_academics
  • 16. Twitter is a way of growing the community around blogs.Sourcehttp://www.scribd.com/doc/2286799/Can-we-use-Twitter-for-educational-activities
  • 17. Example of grading for tweetsSource: http://www2.uwstout.edu/content/profdev/rubrics/twitter_rubric.html
  • 18. Tip # 4Ask questions
  • 19. The use of Twitter encouraged cooperation among students. Students used Twitter to ask each other questions.SourceStudy by R. Junco, G. Heibergert & E. Loken.http://blog.reyjunco.com/pdf/JuncoHeibergerLokenTwitterEngagementGrades.pdf
  • 20. To connect with students, ask open questions.Sourceshttp://www.onlinecolleges.net/2009/09/14/101-ways-to-use-twitter-on-campus/http://applicant.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/tweetcurrency1.jpghttp://www.techlearning.com/article/20896http://edudemic.com/2012/04/100-ways-to-use-twitter-in-education-by-degree-of-difficulty/http://www.twitip.com/why-asking-questions-are-a-powerful-twitter-technique/
  • 21. SourceSteven Herder: “What is a teacher?”International Teacher Development Institute webinar, December 17th, 2011.
  • 22. Some students, who were engaged in academic discussions via Twitter, also forged interpersonal relationships.SourceStudy by R. Junco,G. Heibergert & E. Loken.http://0-www.ferris.edu.libcat.ferris.edu/HTMLS/administration/president/strategic/minutes/docs/StudentEngagementArticle.pdf
  • 23. Tip # 5Reply to / comment on tweets
  • 24. Source: https://twitter.com/teisenmann/status/287647711468072960
  • 25. Twitter broadens the conversation beyondthe confines of classroom, allowing for otherswho also may have insights and resources toshare to be included in the conversation. Jason RhodeSourcehttp://www.jasonrhode.com/twittertips
  • 26. Sourcehttp://www.jarche.com/2010/11/corporate-learning%E2%80%99s-focus/
  • 27. Deliberate Unexpected education education Formaleducation How Informaleducation also can be used
  • 28. Tip # 6Follow a hashtag #
  • 29. To follow information that people post about, for example, an event or topic, write the # for the event in the Twitter search box. Example: #flipclassSourceshttp://donaldclarkplanb.blogspot.ch/2012/10/twitter-in-learning-less-is-more.htmlhttp://www.smartertechnology.com/c/a/Smarter-Strategies/The-Good-News-About-Tweet-Streams/http://www.teachthought.com/technology/the-complete-guide-to-twitter-hashtags-in-education/https://twitter.com/search/flipclass
  • 30. Tip # 7Try out new things
  • 31. SourceAndrew Churches.http://educationaltech-med.blogspot.com/2011/01/21st-century-skills-teachers-should.html
  • 32. Creativity Equality Curiosity Helpful Freedom HonestyExperimentation Forgiving Love Variation Friendship Daring Ambition Tradition Individualism FamilyCompetition Discipline Dominance Conformity Control Security Power Clean
  • 33. Source: http://twitpaint.com/
  • 34. High accountability Initiatives taken by education participants Low Highcreativity creativitySource Low accountabilityDavid Wees.http://www.joebower.org/2010/06/relationship-between-accountability-and.html
  • 35. Thank you very much in advance for any donationyou choose to make to show your appreciation.PayPal: frank.calberg@frankcalberg.com