The Global Education  Learning Community:  Twitter as Liberation Technology Ira David Socol  College of Education  Michiga...
Open University 2005: DEEP Impact:  An Investigation of the Use of Information and Communication Technologies for Teacher ...
SMS Messaging for teacher professional development: -lowered isolation -improved self-assessed practice -improved teacher ...
Twitter as a teacher network, both real time and asynchronous with minimal tech requirements
Foucault: power “only exists in action” (1996).  Twitter creates a “transaction space” for the action which otherwise may ...
Creating a space in which teachers can use their own power, without the transaction space limitations of their culture and...
Teacher Tweets
Aussie educators in my twitter network, can you chime in please? @--- @--- and who else?
With words of caution from  @--- - European Commission considers #web #accessibility legislation: http://ow.ly/wfOd
Just Posted: "Teaching, Testing and Counseling" http://j.mp/xu1DU Sigh.
I feel sad after parents ask me how to make things all better. They're trying so hard and I wish I had all the answers.
Here is my parent permission letter so far. Can't bring myself to ask permission yet. Any suggestions? Thanks! http://ow.l...
What would happen if you took a fish into space, would it float out of the water? Please help us with the answer because w...
Question: Any other gay educators out there?
to what degree does nsw need associative advocasy accross sectors vs focus on skill/resources.
[1] Light bulb! What if I gave an assignment in class and each student was the expert on one problem and they couldn't ask...
Students in tears over HSC 'nightmare' http://bit.ly/4tRIXt [Gotta love standardised testing
special needs eighth graders all very far behind-no progress last two years- any ideas?
Can I write "Dear parent, your son has greatly improved on things not considered important by the school report syste...
Can anyone skype class to class? American math to Johannesburg?
Hmmm, thinking Skype portable will help me get students access to Skype where they are not allowed to install it http://bi...
Need IWB resources en Francais – world history especially
Can you explain TTS to me? Where can I get it?
Arguments for unblocking SM? meeting with head tomorrow
dm me your email and I’ll send you that lesson plan
@--- pointed one of my students your way the other day. He's looking for ipod touch implemention/apps.
Contributing to the MindMeister map on strengths and weaknesses of various mind mapping applications- http://j.mp/KHAyI
Looking for South American classrooms to link up with – age 12-13 or so
None of our computers have Firefox. Can we get it in  South Africa?
Want my FE students to vote for student council the way they do in Ireland. Ireland school for swap?
he doesn’t recognize letters at all. 16 and very smart, but… ideas?
[email_address] http://speedchange.blogspot.com/
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  1. 1. The Global Education Learning Community: Twitter as Liberation Technology Ira David Socol College of Education Michigan State University
  2. 2. Open University 2005: DEEP Impact: An Investigation of the Use of Information and Communication Technologies for Teacher Education in the Global South Leach, J., Ahmed, A., Makalima, S., and Power, T.
  3. 3. SMS Messaging for teacher professional development: -lowered isolation -improved self-assessed practice -improved teacher retention -provided increased global contact for students
  4. 4. Twitter as a teacher network, both real time and asynchronous with minimal tech requirements
  5. 5. Foucault: power “only exists in action” (1996). Twitter creates a “transaction space” for the action which otherwise may not exist.
  6. 6. Creating a space in which teachers can use their own power, without the transaction space limitations of their culture and/or nation.
  7. 7. Teacher Tweets
  8. 8. Aussie educators in my twitter network, can you chime in please? @--- @--- and who else?
  9. 9. With words of caution from @--- - European Commission considers #web #accessibility legislation: http://ow.ly/wfOd
  10. 10. Just Posted: "Teaching, Testing and Counseling" http://j.mp/xu1DU Sigh.
  11. 11. I feel sad after parents ask me how to make things all better. They're trying so hard and I wish I had all the answers.
  12. 12. Here is my parent permission letter so far. Can't bring myself to ask permission yet. Any suggestions? Thanks! http://ow.ly/wgvl
  13. 13. What would happen if you took a fish into space, would it float out of the water? Please help us with the answer because we don't know! (JG)
  14. 14. Question: Any other gay educators out there?
  15. 15. to what degree does nsw need associative advocasy accross sectors vs focus on skill/resources.
  16. 16. [1] Light bulb! What if I gave an assignment in class and each student was the expert on one problem and they couldn't ask me for help. They HAD [2] to ask the student in charge of that problem. I know this is a very common teaching strategy but I normally hate it and this way excites me.
  17. 17. Students in tears over HSC 'nightmare' http://bit.ly/4tRIXt [Gotta love standardised testing
  18. 18. special needs eighth graders all very far behind-no progress last two years- any ideas?
  19. 19. Can I write "Dear parent, your son has greatly improved on things not considered important by the school report system"?
  20. 20. Can anyone skype class to class? American math to Johannesburg?
  21. 21. Hmmm, thinking Skype portable will help me get students access to Skype where they are not allowed to install it http://bit.ly/4r3hX9
  22. 22. Need IWB resources en Francais – world history especially
  23. 23. Can you explain TTS to me? Where can I get it?
  24. 24. Arguments for unblocking SM? meeting with head tomorrow
  25. 25. dm me your email and I’ll send you that lesson plan
  26. 26. @--- pointed one of my students your way the other day. He's looking for ipod touch implemention/apps.
  27. 27. Contributing to the MindMeister map on strengths and weaknesses of various mind mapping applications- http://j.mp/KHAyI
  28. 28. Looking for South American classrooms to link up with – age 12-13 or so
  29. 29. None of our computers have Firefox. Can we get it in South Africa?
  30. 30. Want my FE students to vote for student council the way they do in Ireland. Ireland school for swap?
  31. 31. he doesn’t recognize letters at all. 16 and very smart, but… ideas?
  32. 32. [email_address] http://speedchange.blogspot.com/

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