Here I wrote about Controlling our Attention and today I wanted to continue thinking about this topic. I have another post in the making but having trouble with getting my thoughts together that should precede this post. But as you read you will see I have two-blog post here and probably should refocus my writing. [...]
Entries Tagged as 'twitter'
November 12, 2011 · 2 Comments · reflecting
Even though I have been using Twitter off and on for several years I have never fully taken ownership of Twitter as a learning tool. I use TweetDeck on my iPhone, iPad, and MacBook. I have the following columns set up in my TweetDeck #nwp #edchat #cpchat #elemchat #engchat Educators around the world are so [...]
What is #edchat hashtag on Twitter? Who are the moderators? What are the details? How do I join?
November 5, 2010 · 2 Comments · Digital Literacies, digital writing
Tuesday, Election Day, November 2, Because Digital Writing Matters arrived and I spent two hours reading slowly the introduction and the first two chapters. Then I backed tracked and tweeted my notes. I used the hashtag #bdwm for most tweets- I simply forgot on the others. My son asked me the question about what I [...]
August 24, 2008 · No Comments · 21st Century
For several days I have been planning and creating a presentation to kick off the technology professional development for the school year. I am calling the presentation “Why Make the Technology Shift Happen?” The intent of the presentation is to provide insight and motivation in learning new practices that involve technology in our classroom. I [...]
March 30, 2008 · No Comments · 21st Century, Blogging, twitter
Twitter – A Teaching and Learning Tool | ICT in my Classroom This is a must read to fully understand how Twitter can enhance your Personal Learning Network and learning in your classroom. Tbarret has written a wonderful post that captures clearly how twitter can be used professionally. Take time to read.this post.
March 6, 2008 · No Comments · Web 2.0, Web Tools
Common Craft now has Twitter in Plain English. Common Craft offers a simple explanation about how it can be used for a microblog. Sign up at www.twitter.com and tweet me! I am wcgaskins on the tweet network.
February 29, 2008 · No Comments · 21st Century, learning
One thing I know is that learning is collaborative. It is always helpful to have ways to put a standard on what we learn whether it is through dialague, content creation, journals, books, and other sources. Many times we make conversations with those who have a like interest. We tend to follow what these folks [...]