Join Oliver Schinkten for an in-depth discussion in this video Twitter chats for education, part of Communication in the 21st Century Classroom.
- In this video, we'll take a look at…one of the most powerful forms…of professional development for educators:…Education chats on Twitter.…First, let's take at look at…how most Twitter chats are structured.…In the previous video, we talked about hashtags…and how they allow tweets to be organized together.…For instance, if I were to use the hashtag #edchat,…anyone who's searching for this hashtag…would be able to see my tweet.…Twitter chats use the power of the hashtag…to stay organized.…An example of a Twitter chat related to education…is #satchat.…
On Saturday mornings at 7:30 eastern time,…educators from around the world…join in to discuss the topics…of this week's #satchat.…Most Twitter chats on education…will have a moderator who pose questions…around the weekly theme.…Then other educators submit their answers…to these questions.…Each tweet in the chat remains organized and filtered…because participants add the hashtag #satchat to their post.…A question during one of these chats…may look like this example:…You'll notice a couple of things here.…
- Introducing digital literacy to your class
- Understanding our digital citizenship and digital footprint
- Collaborating with Google Drive
- Implementing an LMS
- Offering video office hours using Google Hangouts
- Gathering student feedback with Google Forms
- Creating audio and video announcements
- Using social media to communicate with the community
Skill Level Beginner
1. Communication in the Digital Age
2. Communicate with Your Students
3. Communicate with Your School and District
4. Connect with Your Community
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