Join educational technology adopter Shannon Holden as he shows step-by-step how to harness the power of Twitter to collaborate and grow as an educator.
In this edWeb.net New Teacher Help webinar, middle school administrator Shannon Holden introduced the best sources for teaching tips on Twitter.
All around the world, millions share the narratives of their lives in bite-sized language through SMS, status updates on Facebook, 140 character tweets, six second-videos, or memed images. These are our learning rituals in our digital society. Our students create, produce, direct, summarize, translate, and share stories outside of learning institutions daily.
TIME (@TIME) released a list of the 140 best Twitter feeds of 2014. Eric Sheninger, Principal of New Milford High School in New Jersey, and host of the Leadership 3.0 community on edWeb, was the only educator to make the list! Eric is also a NASSP National Digital Principal Award Winner (2012), Google Certified Teacher, Adobe Education Leader, Author, and Speaker. Check out the full list here. “Principal Twitter” uses his… read more →
Branding is key. Telling our stories is critical! Why should we allow people to create their own perceptions, which could be rooted in misinformation, based on word of mouth or what is published in the local paper?
The role of today’s educator is to prepare students to thrive in the world in which they live. In today’s world, if you want to run a business, run for office, or change the way things are run where you live, play, or work, you must be savvy in the use of social media.
Collaboration, student assessment, networking, there’s and app for that! In fact there are countless apps and tools that can be used to quickly assess students with just one touch. Presenter Kathy Schrock explored these apps in this month’s PD in Action webinar. In addition she demonstrated several different apps that can be used for networking with peers, file sharing, and discovering new information. Watch the webinar to find out how… read more →
edWebers were “twitterpated” with this month’s TechTools webinar presented by Shannon Holden. In this lively session all about Twitter for teachers, participants learned how to effectively develop their skills and careers in 140 characters or less. The hour long session was full of great ideas and suggestions for any twitter user. Veterans and newbies alike conversed eagerly as Shannon shared tips and tricks for creating an account, getting yourself noticed, and using twitter for lesson plans and student collaboration.… read more →
Here are some recent tweets at #edwebchat Although @twitter is great for #prodev, I love #edwebnet webinars with @newteacherhelp. So much energy & so many great ideas. #edwebchat. @newteacherhelp Wow! 24/7 of resources sounds fabulous! Just set up my @edwebnet account. #edwebchat @newteacherhelp thanks for a great webinar. #edwebchat Great ideas and resources today on twitter in the classroom. Sad it is over! Thank you all for sharing your great… read more →