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Twitter Twinking<br />A higher order thinking tool<br />Maggie Verster<br />www.ICT4Champions.za<br />www.school2.co.za<br />
Setting the stage<br /><ul><li>www.twitter.com orm.twitter.com
Conference hashtag#schoolnetsa11
Conference twit/twat/twinkerwww.twitter.com/maggiev
www.ict4champions.co.za(Facebook Page)</li></ul>Are you tweeting yet?<br />
Boring/Not?<br /><ul><li>Notices
Post assignments
Summaries
News sources
Passing on reading and resources</li></ul>Are you/we thinking yet?<br />
Why I love it<br /><ul><li>Communication
Relationship building
PLN
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Using twitter as a higher order thinking tool in the classroom (schoolnetsa11)

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Using twitter as a higher order thinking tool in the classroom (schoolnetsa11)

  1. 1. Twitter Twinking<br />A higher order thinking tool<br />Maggie Verster<br />www.ICT4Champions.za<br />www.school2.co.za<br />
  2. 2. Setting the stage<br /><ul><li>www.twitter.com orm.twitter.com
  3. 3. Conference hashtag#schoolnetsa11
  4. 4. Conference twit/twat/twinkerwww.twitter.com/maggiev
  5. 5. www.ict4champions.co.za(Facebook Page)</li></ul>Are you tweeting yet?<br />
  6. 6. Boring/Not?<br /><ul><li>Notices
  7. 7. Post assignments
  8. 8. Summaries
  9. 9. News sources
  10. 10. Passing on reading and resources</li></ul>Are you/we thinking yet?<br />
  11. 11.
  12. 12. Why I love it<br /><ul><li>Communication
  13. 13. Relationship building
  14. 14. PLN
  15. 15. Professional development
  16. 16. Passing on cutting edge reading and resources
  17. 17. Conference backchannel
  18. 18. Connecting students on projects globally</li></ul>Are we thinking yet?<br />
  19. 19. Source: http://tinyurl.com/yksnmeg<br />
  20. 20. How do we get from Tweeting to thinking?<br />twinking?<br />Are you/we thinking yet?<br />
  21. 21. Oops I think I just farted.<br />Is this a twink?<br />Blooms revised taxonomySource: http://bit.ly/fuTKU1<br />My Blooms resources:http://www.diigo.com/user/maggiev/blooms<br />
  22. 22. What will your classroom look like in 5 years time?<br />Is this a twink?<br />Blooms revised taxonomySource: http://bit.ly/fuTKU1<br />My Blooms resources:http://www.diigo.com/user/maggiev/blooms<br />
  23. 23. Put on your twinking caps<br /><ul><li>Create a thinking cap
  24. 24. Innovative
  25. 25. Practical
  26. 26. ….</li></ul>Is this a twink?<br />
  27. 27. Source:<br />Differentiator<br />
  28. 28. Questions<br /><ul><li>Privacy?
  29. 29. Disruption?
  30. 30. Issues?</li></ul>What do YOU twink?<br />
  31. 31. Some tools<br /><ul><li>Hootsuite.comtweetdeck.com
  32. 32. Urlshorteners:Bit.ly/ goo.gl
  33. 33. Paper.li
  34. 34. Lots more tools:Browser addonTwitter tools database
  35. 35. Tweetdoc.org </li></li></ul><li>Homework<br /><ul><li>Get stuck in today #schoolnetsa11
  36. 36. Comment
  37. 37. Twink about what the speakers say.
  38. 38. Get your students to twink</li></ul> Don’t stink<br />-<br />Twink<br />

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