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Rhondda Powling

100 Inspiring Ways to Use Social Media In the Classroom | Online Universities - 3 views

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    "Social media may have started out as a fun way to connect with friends, but it has evolved to become a powerful tool for education and business. Sites such as Facebook and Twitter and tools such as Skype are connecting students to learning opportunities in new and exciting ways. Whether you teach an elementary class, a traditional college class, or at an online university, you will find inspirational ways to incorporate social media in your classroom with this list."
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    A variety of uses for social media, linked to real examples by educators in the classroom.
John Pearce

Education Twitter People and Lists on Listorious - 3 views

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    "Listorious makes it easy to find who matters on any topic with the best Twitter people search on the web." This is a site where you can find who or which list is hot in education in Twitter at the moment.
John Pearce

How to: Use Twitter Search Effectively | Ask Aaron Lee - 1 views

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    From Aaron Lee comes a great article on being more efficient in using Twitter to locate information. It is based around the use of the Firefox Twitter plugin though this is not mandatory.
John Pearce

Twitter - Classroom Technology - 5 views

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    This page has all manner of links and embeds related to Twitter including slideshare, YouTube, Prezi and e-books. The author list includes Jane Hart, Tomaz Lasic and Dean Shareski. Though it is quite comprehensive, because it has so many embeds the page can take quite a little time to load up.
John Pearce

7 Creative and Interesting Infographics about Twitter | TechXav: We Teens Love Tech - 4 views

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    This page has 7 great graphics related to Twitter use and Twitter users. Great for anyone interested in the Twitter phenomenon.
John Pearce

The Best Twitter Tools and Twitter Apps - oneforty - 3 views

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    A directory of Twitter apps of all sorts.
John Pearce

10 Twitter Tools To Help You Track And Perform Better | SocialMouths - 1 views

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    A list of 10 tools to "track, perform better and hopefully leverage from Twitter". The list covers counters, mentions, gradings and monitor.
John Pearce

12 Expert Twitter Tips for the Classroom: Social Networking Classroom Activities That E... - 7 views

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    A dozen activities are presented for using an online education technology tool to engage students in classroom activities to develop a better understanding of concepts.
John Pearce

MustExist | What Twitter lists say about you? - 4 views

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    If you want to see which Twitter lists you might be on then check in here with your username. You will then be given a tag cloud indicative of which lists you are on. Clicking on the tags highlights and links to the lists you are on.
John Pearce

Present.ly - The Constant Awareness Communication Tool - Private Microblogging for your... - 0 views

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    Presently is another Twitter like microblogging environment built with enterprise in mind. Just like Yammer, presently works within a closed community based on shared email addresses, that is to be able to access or post to the community you have to have a common email designation eg yourname@thecompany.com. Presently has a couple of interesting features such as the ability to share media and also form groups on a formal or ad hoc basis. The basic service is free though you can purchase an Enterprise Edition which has more controls etc.
John Pearce

SearchMerge - 0 views

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    SearchMerge is another of those really interesting new search engines designed to search in real time as well as via the traditional Google search. You can select to search from one or more of the following Google, Twitter, Friendfeed, Flickr, YouTube, Last.FM, Technorati and Vimeo.
Roland Gesthuizen

Visible Tweets - 0 views

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    A bit like those PowerPoint effects which make you ponder why they are included, the Visible Tweets visualisations are a bit lost on me however some others enjoy the eye candy of seeing tweets performing gyrations on their screen. An interesting concept nonetheless :).
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    Visible Tweets is a visualisation of Twitter messages designed for display in public spaces. We used this at the ACCE2010 conference in Melbourne with some great posts by the delegates.
Darrel Branson

New E-family stays connected | Australian IT - 0 views

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    NEW internet technologies like twitter are strengthening family ties and bridging the generation gap between kids, parents and grandparents, according to a new survey. The findings fly in the face of concerns the internet is driving a wedge between families and alienating parents from their kids. According to the Norton Online Living Report, released today, tools like twitter, Facebook, Skype, webcams, photo and video sharing sites and instant messaging are keeping families connected.
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