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It’s a social platform site for educators and business where you can come together in a microblogging way!

It’s a social platform site for educators and business where you can come together in a microblogging way!

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  • An introduction to Newtend
  • What is Newtend?
    • It’s a social platform site for educators and business where you can come together in a microblogging way!
  • Why Newtend?
    • It’s FREE!
    • It’s Fast – get started in minutes
    • It’s Easy- Very User Friendly
    • It’s Private- Only the people you want can go on your site
    • It’s FUN!- You love to send message.
  • How to get started
    • Go to http://www.newtend.com
    • Sign up for a free account
  • The main uses are :
      • 1. Daily chatter :
      • Sharing my daily routine, what do you want to share … a stream of consciousness
      • 2. Conversations :
      • Commenting on or replying publicly to other people’s posts, using the @ sign
      • private direct messaging to followers (called dm)
      • 3. Sharing information/URLs :
      • copying someone else’s share (NB for organisational/ brand building)
      • 4. Reporting news :
      • latest news or comment about current events
  • what do you do with Newtend ?
    • Following :
      • Updates in your personal timeline of those you’re following will be visible on your homepage.
    • Search:
      • for people, profiles, topics of interest and follow
    • Followers :
      • receive your updates
      • When you post an update to your Newtend account, your followers will get it on their home page
      • Mutual followers can send each other private messages - DM -
      • Can get notified by email when someone new follows you or sends you a private message
    • Extend your network:
      • Extend your network by following those who you’re following or are following your followers
  • what do you do with Newtend? Communication Ask question Advice, Direction or for feedback Promote your Projects ,products And updates Update many people All at one Personal branding Offer resource Information to peers Drive awareness To something of Interest to a large community On-the-go sketchpad A channel of Discovery: Trends,sites and Breaking news
  • The model
  • Why groups?
    • Privacy is ensured because the newtend controls who can enter
    • Each group is given a special code
    • Each individual creates his or her own password
    • No student information is viewable, and no email is required
  • Now what do I do?
    • The instructor now can add assignments or projects by simply typing them into the note section and sending them to a group or individual.
  • What do our students do?
    • After they have signed in, the students can view assignments, ask questions, blog with the teacher or classmates, In other words,
    • SHARE IDEAS!
  • Uses for newtend
    • Individual assignment
    • Group projects
    • Discussion groups
    • Reading circles
    • Follow up readings
    • Too many to mention!