Tag Archives: social networking

How to Twitter

So you’ve heard about it but you don’t know where to begin.  This is a great blog explaining the basics but most importantly links to lists of educators using Twitter so you can build your Twitter network. http://azk12.org/blog/archives/46-10-Things-Teachers-Should-Know-to-Get-Started-with-Twitter.html#extended Good luck … Continue reading

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Ning Alternatives

http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2010/04/ning-ends-free-networks-try-these.html

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The Role of Twitter and Social Networking in Education

A video where a few educators (university lecturer in education; principal; ICTs in Learning) discuss the value of using twitter and social networking for PD and in the classroom to engage students. http://esheninger.blogspot.com/2010/04/reflecting-on-140-conference_22.html

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Alternatives to NING

PLNs aren’t dead they have just moved.  Some places for new ones are at the end of these document. http://docs.google.com/document/edit?id=1OR38ADYxjiSjMGn5M2q_nnerR98jd5unoqvOdRHK8GE&hl=en&pli=1# http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/no_free_lunch_for_ning_users.php

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Social Media Etiquette

If you aren’t a regular user of social networking sites and probably more especially if you are, this blog is a great of list of etiquette rules to help you teach students what they think they already know. http://1-2-3getorganized.blogspot.com/2010/04/social-media-etiquette-for-students-50.html?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

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Twitter for the Classroom

Social Networking Classroom Activities That Employ Critical Thinking Read more at Suite101: 12 Expert Twitter Tips for the Classroom: Social Networking Classroom Activities That Employ Critical Thinking

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Ning – Personal Learning Networks.

Ning is the social platform for the world’s interests and passions online. With Ning, you can make your brand social, amplify a cause you’re passionate about, or simply forge strong relationships with like-minded people. Education has its own section with … Continue reading

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