Use iPads and Twitter in the classroom to enrich learning
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Use iPads and Twitter in the classroom to enrich learning

A guide to using Twitter to enrich learning, engage parents & extend a classroom beyond time & space. 25 iPad examples.
4.0 (3 ratings)
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791 students enrolled
Last updated 11/2014
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Engage your students in 25 fun and exciting learning activities involving Twitter
  • Extend your learning activities beyond the time and space of your classroom
  • Search, filter and find valuable topical resources and colleagues
  • Create and send microblog entries using Twitter
  • Capitalize on the features and functions of the iPad in multiple learning activities
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Requirements
  • There are no prerequisites for this course. It is intended for beginner and advanced Twitter users. It is preferred the techniques in this course are engaged using an iPad with iOS 5 or greater although a computer with an internet connection is adequate. These tutorials will demonstrated how to create a Twitter account, and use it as a communication tool. If you don not have an existing Twitter account, email account is required for verifying a new Twitter account.
Description

For the beginner or expert, this course demonstrates how to use microblogging and Twitter as a classroom learning tool.  The techniques shown in the step by step videos capitalize on the power of the iPad and Twitter to enrich learning activities in your classroom. The included examples demonstrate step by step, how to explore and execute each example with your students.  Add to this, instructions on how to connect with other professionals for your own professional development and global network.  See how educators tap into the power of Twitter to build a personal professional development stream of resources to help them enrich their students' learning experience. 

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is intended for K-12, Post Secondary educators, students or individuals wishing to increase their skills and knowledge in Twitter as an tool for learning enrichment. This course also teaches skills in using the functions and features of the iPad in a variety of exciting activities.
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Curriculum For This Course
32 Lectures
01:07:45
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Introduction
1 Lecture 02:54

This course is about using Twitter social microblogging on an iPad iOS device. This video explains the process.

Preview 02:54
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Getting comfy in your nest - creating and customizing your account
2 Lectures 06:10
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Getting ready to fly - meeting and making friends
5 Lectures 10:24

Hash Tags
02:37

Tweeting & retweeting
02:23

Mentions
00:57

Messaging
02:06
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Enriching learning activities - 25 Examples
24 Lectures 48:17
A micro-blogging bulletin board
01:16

Keeping students informed
00:54

Communicating with Parents
02:17

Large group engagement
01:02

Building a "Brand"
02:41

Talking with Experts
01:58

Collecting real time, real world data
01:23

Finding global pen pals
02:05

Virtual art exhibition
02:35

Tracking current events
01:48

Micro reviews of anything
01:07

Resource sharing
01:54

Tag / Word tracking
02:21

Tracking Trends
02:24

Bonus Assignments
02:31

Word or Quote of the Day
03:00

An Instant Feedback Channel
02:20

Connect Classrooms
03:24

Having A Virtual Scavenger Hunt
02:36

A Single / Group Novel Studies
01:52

Redirecting Classroom Blurters
01:30

Questioning techniques
01:36

Creating Ongoing Discussions
01:33

A Virtual Field Trip
02:10
About the Instructor
Master Teacher Reg Nakoneshny
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839 Students
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Empowering teachers by using technology in the classroom

As a master teacher, I teach young men and women looking to improve their technology skill set and leverage technology in becoming entrepreneurial, self directed, life long learners.  As a technology learning leader, I'm passionate about assisting other teachers in using technology to enrich the learning experiences in their classrooms.  I believe learning environments can be restructured to improve engagement, enrich experiences and enhance outcomes.  

My courses involve quality instruction, insight, and my own experience and techniques in modelling best practices. From social media to digital citizenship, from hybrid cyberschools to flipping your classroom. I know multiple strategies to use engaging learners.  I am an award winning Blackboard® distance educator, Apple® Distinguished educator, SIGOL® recognized, and passionate about the inclusion and possibilities of technology in education.

My training approach is unique. I teach my students through problem based, experiential learning.  My time-tested proven methods have helped individuals afraid of computer instruction, making master users out of total beginners or any one with many years of experience who was never taught the engaged technology.

 I bring a total passion for transforming your educational practices in ways that truly prepare young people for life long learning.  Stimulating, thought provoking, motivating and entertaining.  Let's start building your new classroom!