Tag archives for twitter

  1. 11 Twitter Tips for Educators

    I recently saw a post sharing 100 Twitter Tips for Teachers.  It’s a great list, but for me, it’s too big.  I looked through the list and pulled some that I thought were especially important.  Below are my 11 Twitter Tips for Educators, narrowed down from TeachThoughts 100, with some of their notes mixed in with […]

  2. Introducing…. Mousey Mondays!

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    As we launched our brand new twitter account this past Monday, we decided to bring in a special guest once a week to help respond to any questions that might spark an answer lengthier than Twitter’s 140 character limit. This adorable little Chihuahua is Professor Mousey. Hash tag your questions, comments and topics you’d like us […]

  3. DE Support is now on Twitter!

      There’s no denying it: social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook have become so ingrained into how we consume information, so much so that it’s difficult to remember a time without these websites. For many years, Twitter has been used to great effect in disseminating information and allowing like-minded individuals to congregate and discuss […]

  4. 2012 DENny Awards – Thank You

    I have been a Discovery Educator Network (DEN) STAR and part of the Louisiana DEN Leadership Council since 2009. As part of this wonderful organization, I have participated in so many wonderful events sponsored by Discovery Education including Day of Discovery in Silver Springs, Maryland and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the DEN Leadership Council Symposium in […]

  5. The Importance and Seriousness of Silly: Dean Shareski at 2012 Social Learning Summit

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    Presenting from Fredriction, New Brunswick, Canada, Dean Shareski, featured presenter and Discovery Educator Network Community Manager explores the importance and necessity of being social and the increasing blurring of professional and personal. An important question with a divided answer, Dean asks how the use of Twitter, Facebook, and blogs impact professional learning in a social […]

  6. #Appy Hour was an ‘Appstanding’ Success!

    The Texas DEN Leadership Council hosted a Twitter chat on Tuesday, March 20, called ‘Appy Hour’ using the hashtag #appyhour. If you saw tweets flying by sharing outstanding information or answering questions related to the instructional uses of apps in the classroom then you saw part of the #appyhour Twitter chat. Questions were posed throughout […]

  7. Appy Hour at the iCafe with the TX DEN

    Come Join the TX DEN for our first Tweet Chat Appy Hour on Twitter ~ Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 6pm CST with hashtag #appyhour. During this fun hour of learning, the TX DEN will lead discussions on using Apps effectively throughout the content areas in k-12 education. While its important to know the best […]

  8. A Newbie’s Experience at #ISTE11

    Last week, I had the absolute pleasure of attending my first-ever International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference in Philadelphia. Since I was a newbie, I attempted to gather as much information before arrival as possible. I read up on all the advice the “veterans” had posted on the Conference Ning and the ISTE Young Educators Network […]

  9. Learning on Facebook from Former Students & Discovering Fabulous Things

    Up early on Sunday morning, reading Facebook and came across a repost from a former Salisbury High School student, Mike Wohlberg. He was ahead of his time in many ways, especially good in the fine arts, and an expert in technology, media production, almost anything tech related. I learned so much from him. So I […]