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Sara Wilkie

Twitter Literacy (I refuse to make up a Twittery name for it) - City Brights: Howard Rh... - 0 views

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    "Know-how is where the difference lies"...Along w "so,what & "why-buy" (and not just with #Twitter Literacy) http://t.co/kiWzdDOgkU #edchat
Sara Wilkie

To Create Change, Leadership Is More Important Than Authority - Greg Satell - Harvard B... - 0 views

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    Instead of painstakingly building local majorities, they attempted 2 compel entire populations.
    http://t.co/bWjeteFQYK #scalefail @sewilkie
Sara Wilkie

Dewey Defeats Truman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - 0 views

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    Likely reason why visits to H. Truman's Wikipedia page spike on presidential elections: http://t.co/6f5LhFR7nP @sewilkie @NLearning
Sara Wilkie

Why Does Jack Have to Change? - Finding Common Ground - Education Week - 1 views

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    Healthy food for thought & growth "@CurtisCFEE: "Why Does Jack Have to Change?" @PeterMDeWitt: http://t.co/T55cDdSiXo #edchat @BalancEdTech
Sara Wilkie

5 Habits of Innovative Educators | Courtney O'Connell - 2 views

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    RT @DrTonyWagner: "@HuffPostEdu: 5 habits of innovative educators http://t.co/d6f4yV5U0M" Some worthwhile advice #sbisdea
Sara Wilkie

101 Great Twitter Accounts for Teachers | My Town Tutors - 0 views

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    "The feedback from teachers has been incredible to our top 10 twitter accounts for teachers. We would like to continue to provide great resources for teachers and educators, so we are continuing to add to our list."
Karen Justl

TeachThought100 Twitter Tips For Teachers - 0 views

  • organize those you’re following into different groups.
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      I don't understand lists. That what my hashtags are, no?
  • Create separate accounts. 
  • Learn how to use hashtags.
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  • Choose a recognizable Twitter handle. 
  • Manage your online reputation.
  • Never say anything on Twitter you wouldn’t want people to find out about, or wouldn’t say in any other situation.
  • One of the best ways to connect with students and other academics on Twitter is by asking open-ended questions in your feed.
  • Twitter already forces you to be succinct, but you should keep things under the limit for a reason: when you shorten your tweets, it leaves room for others to chime in and retweet.
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      Never thought about this!
  • Tweet regularly. Twitter isn’t going to do you much good if you don’t ever use it. Develop a regular tweeting schedule both for yourself and for your courses that use Twitter.
  • Ask for help
  • Hold after-class discussions.
  • Ask questions relevant to course material. 
  • Use Twitter for class announcements
  • Share interesting online material.
  • Have a Twitter account for each class.
  • Reward participation. 
  • TweetdeckTweetdeck is an app by Twitter that makes it easier to arrange your feeds, schedule tweets, filter your content, and much more. A must for any Twitter power user.
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      I use this and don't consider myself a power user at all.
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      Take a look at these resources!
Sara Wilkie

Why Twitter Will Live And Facebook Will Die - Forbes - 0 views

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    "There's no better way to find out fast what, if anything, is happening in the world, from your backyard to the other side of the Earth."

    I wonder if all users would agree with this post and/or some of the comments posted in reply...? I am especially curious about student perspective.
Sara Wilkie

Twitter announces updated widget features | Bright Ideas - 0 views

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    "If you have a blog or website it can be a good idea to include a panel displaying your recent tweets. The process of adding a stream of tweets to your blog is now much easier with the addition of a widget maker in Twitter."
Sara Wilkie

20 Twitter Hashtags Every Teacher Should Know About | Edudemic - 3 views

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    "Check out our collection to find a wealth of Twitter chats that are great for all kinds of educators."
Lynette Breedlove

Mathchat - 1 views

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    This is the wiki of a regular discussion regarding teaching mathematics that takes place on Twitter, #mathchat
Sara Wilkie

Electronic Teaming for Singletons in a PLC | AllThingsPLC - 1 views

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    "One of the questions that I'm asked all the time as an advocate for both professional learning communities and teaching with technology is, "How can digital tools be used to support the learning of singletons in our schools?"

    The answer is that there are two steps in any effort to develop electronic learning teams.

    First, many singletons need help simply finding peers who teach similar content areas and grade levels. Tackling that challenge can start with Twitter."
Sara Wilkie

Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: Twitter In Schools-A Getting Started Guide - 0 views

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    "While Twitter is beginning to catch on with many educators, schools are lagging in their adoption of the platform. But let's think about it. Twitter is a quick and easy tool to let the entire school community know whats going on with you and your students. Updates can come from anywhere and users don't have to have a Twitter account to follow along."
Sara Wilkie

Top 10 Twitter Tips! | Integrating Technology in the Primary Classroom - 0 views

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    "Without a doubt, Twitter is my number one form of professional development and I am always recommending it to other educators."
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