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Wicked Good Resource Youre Probably Not Using

  1. 1. The Best Wicked Good Resource You’re Probably Avoiding Using<br />
  2. 2. 2<br />
  3. 3. 3<br />What the Heck?<br />
  4. 4. 4<br />Twitter<br />
  5. 5. 5<br />What Can You Do<br />Ask for help<br />Tweet about the latest activity, or interesting fact you found<br />Inform – news items<br />Chat with colleagues<br />Promote – a class<br />Share files, pics, videos, music, presentations, etc.<br />Invite feedback<br />Access stream of links, ideas, opinions & resources from hand-picked selection of global professionals from anywhere (mobile)<br />Provide links/resources<br />
  6. 6. 6<br />Many different ways to use Twitter in the classroom<br />
  7. 7. 7<br />
  8. 8. 8<br />What is Twitter<br />
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  11. 11. 11<br />Use Twitter to Find Your Network<br />Read Write Webhttp://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/from_smcedu_5_ways_to_bring_the_web_to_higher_ed.php<br />
  12. 12. Following<br />
  13. 13. 13<br />Follow Suggestions<br />
  14. 14. 14<br />
  15. 15. 15<br />Twitter Tips<br />
  16. 16. Use Retweet RT – it’s like paying someone a compliment<br />You can unfollow or block someone<br />If you miss a tweet, don’t worry, it’s not email <br />Give it some time and build followers<br />TwitTips<br />
  17. 17. Twitter Secrets<br />17<br />
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  19. 19. 19<br />
  20. 20. Twitter Search<br />Use Search – <br /><ul><li>http://search.twitter.com
  21. 21. http://search.twitter.com/advanced
  22. 22. http://search.twitter.com/operators
  23. 23. Save your searches</li></li></ul><li>Twitter Search<br />
  24. 24. Twitter Tools/Apps/Clients<br />TweetDeck - create Twitter groups -keep your work and personal contacts somewhat separate<br />Twitterfall<br />22<br />
  25. 25. TwitTools<br />Twtpoll – create polls and survey<br />TweetChat - easy to see only tweets with a corresponding hashtag<br />
  26. 26. Patty’s Twitter Parade<br />
  27. 27. Let’s Parade<br />
  28. 28. PowerPoint Twitter Feedback SlideUse Presentation Mode to view, Click this header to give mouse control back to PowerPoint, change slide, etc.<br />© SAP 2009 / Page 26<br />
  29. 29. Twiducate<br />
  30. 30. About Twiducate(nesabes tech) (sabes2010)<br />
  31. 31. HootCourse<br />
  32. 32. Daily on Twitter – Create a Newspaper<br />http://paper.li/<br />
  33. 33. TweetDocs<br />
  34. 34. Twitter Blocked? No Problem<br />
  35. 35. 33<br />Real Life Scenarios<br />
  36. 36. 34<br />http://lemonademovie.com/<br />Lemonade Trailer<br />
  37. 37. 35<br />Twitter Resources<br />Ultimate Twitter guide<br />Ultimate List of Twitter Tools<br />Mashable's Twitter Guide Book<br />Twitter4Teachers wiki<br />Just Tweet It<br />russell standard demo of TweetDeck<br />
  38. 38. 36<br />Twitter, Social Networking, and Communities of Practice<br />Consider that the true power of Twitter and other social networking tools lies in their potential to extend learning beyond the boundaries of the classroom community<br />Twitter's mission: providing access to information and highlighting the power of open communication to bring about positive change.<br />http://news.cnet.com/8301-17939_109-10375774-2.html<br />http://www.tesl-ej.org/wordpress/past-issues/volume13/ej50/ej50int/<br />
  39. 39. “Learning is a social process facilitated by interaction with others who are mutually engaged in the socially and culturally defined practices of the community.”<br />Kristi Newgarden is an ESL teacher and director of the University of Connecticut American English Language Institute (UCAELI) From Introduction: Twitter, Social Networking, and Communities of Practice<br />http://www.tesl-ej.org/wordpress/issues/volume13/ej50/ej50int/<br />37<br />
  40. 40. Social networking technologies can allow second language learners to negotiate meaning and shape their identity as English speakers as they connect with and participate in the real world communities that are important to their lives.<br />Kristi Newgarden is an ESL teacher and director of the University of Connecticut American English Language Institute (UCAELI) From Introduction: Twitter, Social Networking, and Communities of Practice<br />http://www.tesl-ej.org/wordpress/issues/volume13/ej50/ej50int/<br />38<br />
  41. 41. 10 Activities to Get You Twitfaced!<br />
  42. 42. Thanks for Participating!<br />40<br />“Once derided as a peddler of infantile missives ("My latte is cold!"), the service has revealed itself to be an accurate barometer of mass culture. Today, if something isn't tweeted, did it happen?” USA Today Marco R. della Cava 5/26/10<br />

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