A little bird once
told me . . .
Fred Boss
@fboss

. . . Or . . .
Educating Myself
with Twitter
A look at the use of Twitter in CPD
Fred Boss
@fboss
Educating Myself with Twitter
• By myself I also mean:
• my colleagues
• my friends
• my family
• and eventually the world...
Educating you about me
• Art teacher for 18 years in www.delasalle.ie
• Worked on pan-European projects with www.eun.org
•...
What do I mean by Educating?

Educating
=

Sharing
+
Integrating
+
Responding

Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter
Educating me about you
• Please introduce yourself in the webinar chat and add in:
• Your Twitter handle
• Your connection...
Covering…
• Twitter note-taking (for own CPD & students/class)
• #edchatie - the Irish educators Twitter discussion networ...
Twitter note-taking
• Using Twitter as a way to gather
and share ideas
• This is great to do at a
conference
• Collaborati...
Twitter note taking (in general)
#gafesummit #edchatie @mistersill Really good link to
YouTube for teachersresources
https...
Twitter note taking for NOW!
• Give it a try:
• This event hashtag =>

#LSLTwitter

• Other hashtags => #edchatie for Iris...
Twitter note taking in Class

• Fintan O’Mahony is a post primary teacher in Ireland who uses
Twitter with his class
• Che...
@ScoilMEng tweets
• Great example of taking
notes in an English class
and using the brevity of
Twitter
• Haikus

Fred Boss...
@ScoilMHist tweets
• Not just tweets!

• Collated and Storified for all

Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter
Your turn!
• Tweet your response to the 2 questions using #LSLTwitter

Have you ever used Twitter to share from conferenc...
#edchat

“Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery”
Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter
#edchatie

“Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery”
Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter
#edchatie

#ukedchat

#edchat

+
Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter

#edchatie
#edchatie
• Wednesday:
• Call for topics

• Friday:
• Voting on topics

• Monday:
• Vote result at noon
• Discussion (8.30...
#edchatie

#edchatie wiki: http://delivr.com/1mbr4
Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter
Previous #edchatie discussions
• Examples of how a little technology in class can go a long way
07/03/2011
• Teaching crea...
Your Turn!
• Have you ever been involved in a Twitter-based discussion such as
#edchat or #edchatie or even one that is mo...
Collation by hashtag
• Log into www.chirpstory.com
• Pull in all the tweets by hashtag
• Publish online through Chirpstory...
Crowdsourcing CPD!
@johnmayo

http://goo.gl/ByCphP

Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter
Questions?
Ceisteanna?
Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter
Thank You

@fboss
Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter
Image credits
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•
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•
•

Tom Whitby = http://tomwhitby.wordpress.com/author/tomwhitby/
Twitter logo = https://about.twit...
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Living Schools Lab webinar: CPD and Twitter, 12 Nov 2013

  1. 1. A little bird once told me . . . Fred Boss @fboss . . . Or . . .
  2. 2. Educating Myself with Twitter A look at the use of Twitter in CPD Fred Boss @fboss
  3. 3. Educating Myself with Twitter • By myself I also mean: • my colleagues • my friends • my family • and eventually the world! #LSLTwitter Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter
  4. 4. Educating you about me • Art teacher for 18 years in www.delasalle.ie • Worked on pan-European projects with www.eun.org • Seconded to www.ncte.ie which has lately become www.pdsttechnologyineducation.ie • Established & moderate the Irish Educators’ Twitter Chat #edchatie • Currently seconded to www.ncca.ie where I am part of the new Junior Cycle Team working on the new junior cycle Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter
  5. 5. What do I mean by Educating? Educating = Sharing + Integrating + Responding Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter
  6. 6. Educating me about you • Please introduce yourself in the webinar chat and add in: • Your Twitter handle • Your connection with education • Your location (town/city/state/country) Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter
  7. 7. Covering… • Twitter note-taking (for own CPD & students/class) • #edchatie - the Irish educators Twitter discussion network • CPD is everywhere – Cybraryman links to ALL • Using Twitter to crowdsource CPD -> #howilearn Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter
  8. 8. Twitter note-taking • Using Twitter as a way to gather and share ideas • This is great to do at a conference • Collaborative conversations can be collated and so become permanent • Also great to do with a class • Notes can be collated and so become permanent Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter
  9. 9. Twitter note taking (in general) #gafesummit #edchatie @mistersill Really good link to YouTube for teachersresources https://sites.google.com/site/mistersill/googlegoodness/youtube-for-teachers Event hashtag Other hashtags where relevant Speakers name / twitter handle / initials (in the case of a student) Information / Shareable content / Link Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter
  10. 10. Twitter note taking for NOW! • Give it a try: • This event hashtag => #LSLTwitter • Other hashtags => #edchatie for Irish teachers (got your own? Use it!) • Speaker’s name => @fboss • Shareable info => We’re at the http://goo.gl/NJIZCx webinar learning to use Twitter for CPD & more • Once done – send your Tweet! (we’ll discuss collating them later on) Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter
  11. 11. Twitter note taking in Class • Fintan O’Mahony is a post primary teacher in Ireland who uses Twitter with his class • Check out: http://levdavidovic.wordpress.com/2011/10/23/42/ Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter
  12. 12. @ScoilMEng tweets • Great example of taking notes in an English class and using the brevity of Twitter • Haikus Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter
  13. 13. @ScoilMHist tweets • Not just tweets! • Collated and Storified for all Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter
  14. 14. Your turn! • Tweet your response to the 2 questions using #LSLTwitter Have you ever used Twitter to share from conferences? Have you ever used Twitter to share from class/school? • Also, add a brief description to the chat if you have Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter
  15. 15. #edchat “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery” Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter
  16. 16. #edchatie “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery” Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter
  17. 17. #edchatie #ukedchat #edchat + Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter #edchatie
  18. 18. #edchatie • Wednesday: • Call for topics • Friday: • Voting on topics • Monday: • Vote result at noon • Discussion (8.30-9.30pm Irish time) • Tuesday: • Collate the Monday night discussion (online + PDF versions) Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter
  19. 19. #edchatie #edchatie wiki: http://delivr.com/1mbr4 Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter
  20. 20. Previous #edchatie discussions • Examples of how a little technology in class can go a long way 07/03/2011 • Teaching creativity - can it be done? 03/12/2012 • Would you be a principal? 10/06/2013 • #edchatie 107 (now recorded through http://chirpstory.com/ ) 04/11/2013 What is the best way of delivering CPD for #jcreform? Will all subject have equal resources? How will teachers be trained to teach new courses? Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter
  21. 21. Your Turn! • Have you ever been involved in a Twitter-based discussion such as #edchat or #edchatie or even one that is more subject-specific • Please enter into the webinar chat: • The name/hashtag of the discussion • What you thought was it’s strength for you • What, if anything, about it you found challenging. Check out Cybraryman’s List of Twitter Chats => http://www.cybraryman.com/edhashtags.html Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter
  22. 22. Collation by hashtag • Log into www.chirpstory.com • Pull in all the tweets by hashtag • Publish online through Chirpstory • Copy & paste into Word • Create a PDF • Distribute the PDF Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter
  23. 23. Crowdsourcing CPD! @johnmayo http://goo.gl/ByCphP Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter
  24. 24. Questions? Ceisteanna? Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter
  25. 25. Thank You @fboss Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter
  26. 26. Image credits • • • • • • Tom Whitby = http://tomwhitby.wordpress.com/author/tomwhitby/ Twitter logo = https://about.twitter.com/press/brand-assets Microsoft Clipart Online = http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/images/ How I Learn = courtesy of Helen Bullock ( @AnseoaMuinteoir) Various Twitter avatars/images = various Twitter users Google Docs logo = http://www.onlinethreatalerts.com/article/2013/4/25/google-docs-phishingemail-scam/ • #edchatie images = Fred Boss • CESI logo = CESI ( www.cesi.ie ) Fred Boss @fboss #edchatie #LSLTwitter

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