5 Websites to Use with Twitter in the Classroom!

It seems like people have mixed feelings about Twitter: to use or not to use? I personally believe in the use of Twitter to grow personal learning networks, and I understand the capabilities for literacy learning it provides to students who are already familiar with the micro-blogging tool. While Twitter by itself provides some great … Continue reading 5 Websites to Use with Twitter in the Classroom!

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Newswordy: Bring Buzzwords Into Your Classroom

Newswordy is a great website that's been around for a couple of years. It simply and elegantly presents popular vocabulary in the context of media and news. The site focuses on buzzwords, or words that are commonly presented in news media, but not often used in everyday language. Each day, Newswordy presents, defines and shows … Continue reading Newswordy: Bring Buzzwords Into Your Classroom

Twitter Keyboard Shortcuts To Make Your Tweeting More Efficient!

  If you don't already use Twitter, you should start today! It is a fantastic way to build your personal learning network and engage with other instructors across the globe to get ideas for lessons, troubleshoot classroom issues, and build global learning communities for your students. As you get your sea-legs with the Twitter basics, … Continue reading Twitter Keyboard Shortcuts To Make Your Tweeting More Efficient!

22 Ways To Use Twitter With Bloom’s Taxonomy

A few of my faculty members have been asking about ways they can use Twitter in the classroom recently. As I helped them integrate Twitter into their own classrooms, I started developing a running list of different ways Twitter could be used and quickly realized that the best way to show Twitter's value in the … Continue reading 22 Ways To Use Twitter With Bloom’s Taxonomy

TechTalk: Monthly Interviews With Educators Around The World!

Thanks to Twitter, my personal learning network (PLN) has been expanding exponentially. Every day I meet someone new who is doing their part to contribute to the field of educational technology, and education at large. Hearing their stories and getting to know them inspires me, and so, I decided to introduce a new feature to … Continue reading TechTalk: Monthly Interviews With Educators Around The World!