Engage student collaboration
with Blogs, Twitter & Vine
!
Webinar @ SpringBlogFestival
March 14-16, 2014
!
cc-by-sa3.0
And...
about.me
www.kas-koeln.de
ipad project
My blog about experiences
and best practices as the
coordinator of this project
!
http://ipadkas.wordpress.com
The Blog:
• the blog exists for 3 years
• is also used to share devices
#EDchatDE
Content:
•Links & reviews
•poll for new topics
•„fan“ stuff
•http://edchat.de
The community is the curriculum
#rhizomatic learning & #collaboration
• collaboration of LEARNERS
NOT
• Knowledge of one e...
iPad-Project since 2011
BLOGS Twitter
wordpress.com tumblr.com
Teacher & student
blogs using
wordpress.com
KAS - Keys
Teacherblog for music project class
wordpress: http://kaskeys.wordpress.com
Students create Youtube - How to play
„Tour“ Dates
Photos iPad Notes
„Whiteboard“
wordpress.com
Dashboard
• general overview
• posts
• comments
• settings
• widgets
Themes
• free
• paid
• individual design
• text
• pic...
Posts
edit & publish
YouTube Link
Religion „Reli Rookies“: 6th graders
•Teacher is admin and main author
•selected students can post as authors
•all student...
Religion 9th
graders
• Teacher is admin
• all students blog as
authors
• selected students
maintain the site
http://reli9k...
English 13th graders
• teacher is admin & main author
• students can comment
http://kasgke13zn.wordpress.com/2010/01/26/samuel-t-coleridge-colo...
There’s always an App
for that…
blogging on mobile devices
wordpress app on iOS
simple but
powerful
dashboard:
add pictures &
text on the go
Teacher & student
blogs using
tumblr.com
http://loveblog-kas.tumblr.com
Student tumblr
9th graders
Students:
• take care of everything
• are admin
• create all posts
• reblog pictures & videos
•...
cologneonair.tumblr.com
tumblr that supports weekly student produced „TV-Series“
via google+ hangout OnAir (11th graders)
html edit
upload or embed videos
main settings
tumblr on
mobile devices
APP:
!
• all blogs in one view
• dashboard
• statistics
• easy to use
engage me with blogging
• collaboration: within class, school, international
• communication: with others, worldwide, comm...
sharing is caring!
creative commons
• remix, create & share
• learn by doing it
• learn about licenses
• find & explore free sources
Teacher & Students create
Open Educational Resources!
Be a MAKER not a Taker
von Jonathasmello CC-BY-3.0, via Wikimedia Co...
Social Media
as
PLN
and
Microblog
twitter
@tastenspieler!
#lrn21 #EDchatDE
#OER #ipadED
The community is the curriculum
#rhizomatic learning & #collaboration
twitter
advent
calendar
5th graders
• @relikidsmas5ab
• 1 account for 25 students
• peer teams tweeting each day
• student...
Blog of the @relikidsmas5ab
• twitter tutorials
• twitter widget and timeline
• pictures, texts, links that can
be tweeted...
Bonus material ;)
„advent calendar“
EXTRA: Website via weebly.com that collects best
tweets, pictures, videos for 24 days.
weebly: Dashboard
Homepage editor: Nice, easy and tons of features
free and online
why twitter?
• get connected
• open and fast
• get in touch with peers: School of Open
• get to the point (140 characters)...
Vine
• short video platform (7s)
• connected to twitter
• only available as App
• iOS and Android
• can be viewed mobile o...
Micro tutorials
Tasks:
• peer groups
• create short tutorials to
• given topics
• tweet the links
• collect the links on a...
Features
• concentrate on
main facts
• hashtags
• series: part 1, 2,
etc.
• motivating
• learning by
teaching
Engage students & meet the
21century skills
Through blogging, twitter & vine
you will…
• engage students
• enhance collabo...
Thank you for participating
be inspired and stay connected
for more infos and all blogs and sites shown:
check my wiki @ h...
Engage student collaboration
with Blogs, Twitter & Vine
!
Webinar @ SpringBlogFestival
March 14-16, 2014
!
cc-by-sa3.0
And...
Engage student collaboration with Blogs, Twitter & Vine
Engage student collaboration with Blogs, Twitter & Vine
Engage student collaboration with Blogs, Twitter & Vine
Engage student collaboration with Blogs, Twitter & Vine
Engage student collaboration with Blogs, Twitter & Vine
Engage student collaboration with Blogs, Twitter & Vine
Engage student collaboration with Blogs, Twitter & Vine
Engage student collaboration with Blogs, Twitter & Vine
Engage student collaboration with Blogs, Twitter & Vine
Engage student collaboration with Blogs, Twitter & Vine
Engage student collaboration with Blogs, Twitter & Vine
Engage student collaboration with Blogs, Twitter & Vine
Engage student collaboration with Blogs, Twitter & Vine
Engage student collaboration with Blogs, Twitter & Vine
Engage student collaboration with Blogs, Twitter & Vine
Engage student collaboration with Blogs, Twitter & Vine
Engage student collaboration with Blogs, Twitter & Vine
Engage student collaboration with Blogs, Twitter & Vine
Engage student collaboration with Blogs, Twitter & Vine
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Presentation/Webinar about the use of blogs, twitter and vine to engage student collaboration. Webinar shown at Spring Blog Festival 2014. http://bit.ly/springblogfest14

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  1. 1. Engage student collaboration with Blogs, Twitter & Vine ! Webinar @ SpringBlogFestival March 14-16, 2014 ! cc-by-sa3.0 André J. Spang, Cologne ! http://about.me/andre.spang
  2. 2. about.me
  3. 3. www.kas-koeln.de
  4. 4. ipad project My blog about experiences and best practices as the coordinator of this project ! http://ipadkas.wordpress.com
  5. 5. The Blog: • the blog exists for 3 years • is also used to share devices
  6. 6. #EDchatDE Content: •Links & reviews •poll for new topics •„fan“ stuff •http://edchat.de
  7. 7. The community is the curriculum #rhizomatic learning & #collaboration • collaboration of LEARNERS NOT • Knowledge of one expert via @DocbobLA (Twitter)
  8. 8. iPad-Project since 2011
  9. 9. BLOGS Twitter
  10. 10. wordpress.com tumblr.com
  11. 11. Teacher & student blogs using wordpress.com
  12. 12. KAS - Keys Teacherblog for music project class wordpress: http://kaskeys.wordpress.com
  13. 13. Students create Youtube - How to play „Tour“ Dates
  14. 14. Photos iPad Notes „Whiteboard“
  15. 15. wordpress.com
  16. 16. Dashboard • general overview • posts • comments • settings • widgets Themes • free • paid • individual design • text • pictures • mixed
  17. 17. Posts
  18. 18. edit & publish YouTube Link
  19. 19. Religion „Reli Rookies“: 6th graders •Teacher is admin and main author •selected students can post as authors •all students can comment
  20. 20. Religion 9th graders • Teacher is admin • all students blog as authors • selected students maintain the site http://reli9kas.wordpress.com
  21. 21. English 13th graders
  22. 22. • teacher is admin & main author • students can comment http://kasgke13zn.wordpress.com/2010/01/26/samuel-t-coleridge-cologne/
  23. 23. There’s always an App for that… blogging on mobile devices
  24. 24. wordpress app on iOS simple but powerful dashboard: add pictures & text on the go
  25. 25. Teacher & student blogs using tumblr.com
  26. 26. http://loveblog-kas.tumblr.com
  27. 27. Student tumblr 9th graders Students: • take care of everything • are admin • create all posts • reblog pictures & videos • answer questions & collaborate
  28. 28. cologneonair.tumblr.com tumblr that supports weekly student produced „TV-Series“ via google+ hangout OnAir (11th graders)
  29. 29. html edit upload or embed videos main settings
  30. 30. tumblr on mobile devices APP: ! • all blogs in one view • dashboard • statistics • easy to use
  31. 31. engage me with blogging • collaboration: within class, school, international • communication: with others, worldwide, comment • creativity: writing skills, video, design, music, pictures • think (& write) critical: You are a writer & publisher! • EXTRA: 21th century literacy & creative commons licenses, OER
  32. 32. sharing is caring! creative commons
  33. 33. • remix, create & share • learn by doing it • learn about licenses • find & explore free sources
  34. 34. Teacher & Students create Open Educational Resources! Be a MAKER not a Taker von Jonathasmello CC-BY-3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
  35. 35. Social Media as PLN and Microblog
  36. 36. twitter @tastenspieler! #lrn21 #EDchatDE #OER #ipadED
  37. 37. The community is the curriculum #rhizomatic learning & #collaboration
  38. 38. twitter advent calendar 5th graders • @relikidsmas5ab • 1 account for 25 students • peer teams tweeting each day • students know password • how to: described on blog
  39. 39. Blog of the @relikidsmas5ab • twitter tutorials • twitter widget and timeline • pictures, texts, links that can be tweeted • schedule and teams
  40. 40. Bonus material ;)
  41. 41. „advent calendar“ EXTRA: Website via weebly.com that collects best tweets, pictures, videos for 24 days.
  42. 42. weebly: Dashboard Homepage editor: Nice, easy and tons of features free and online
  43. 43. why twitter? • get connected • open and fast • get in touch with peers: School of Open • get to the point (140 characters) • use hashtags #howto? • netiquette
  44. 44. Vine • short video platform (7s) • connected to twitter • only available as App • iOS and Android • can be viewed mobile or on the web • free app download in the Appstore or GooglePlay Store
  45. 45. Micro tutorials Tasks: • peer groups • create short tutorials to • given topics • tweet the links • collect the links on a wiki page
  46. 46. Features • concentrate on main facts • hashtags • series: part 1, 2, etc. • motivating • learning by teaching
  47. 47. Engage students & meet the 21century skills Through blogging, twitter & vine you will… • engage students • enhance collaboration of peers • foster communication • strengthen critical thinking • encourage creativity
  48. 48. Thank you for participating be inspired and stay connected for more infos and all blogs and sites shown: check my wiki @ http://bit.ly/spingblogfest14
  49. 49. Engage student collaboration with Blogs, Twitter & Vine ! Webinar @ SpringBlogFestival March 14-16, 2014 ! cc-by-sa3.0 André J. Spang, Cologne ! http://about.me/andre.spang

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