Tag Archive: Twitter

Dec 31

My Top 10 in 2010

10. I presented at an educator conference for the first time. In February, I traveled to Savannah to present at the GSTA (Georgia Science Teachers Association) annual conference. I talked about Web 2.0 tools in the science classroom. It was fun, and I definitely see more conference presentations in my future. Now if I could …

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Aug 20

Why you should sign up for the launch #NASAtweetup for #STS133

NASA announced last week that they will be hosting another launch tweetup, this time for the launch of Discovery (STS-133) on November 1. The tweetup will be a two-day event on October 31 and November 1 culminating with the afternoon launch of Discovery. Here are some reasons why you should sign up: It’s the last …

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Jun 23

The Carefree Days of Summer

I love summer break. (I am not so big on the summer heat, though!) My days are relatively carefree compared to the school year, and I feel like I can totally re-invent my classroom for the following year. I love to change things up, and my classroom is never the same from year to year. …

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Jun 21

Twitter #Scichat – Discussing Science Education

If you are a science teacher and use Twitter at all, you really need to see if you can find time to join a #scichat discussion. #Scichat is similar to #edchat – a discussion about education related topics for one hour every Tuesday evening at 7 pm EDT. However, #scichat focuses on science education. The …

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Jul 03

Great Links for More Twitter Info

There are many great sites with more information about the benefits of using Twitter an educator. I’ve compiled a list for you in case you would like to do some further research. Twitter for Teachers¬†– Site offers information about how teachers can use Twitter to create a PLN (personal learning network) as well as using …

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Jul 01

When not to Tweet

With all of the focus on social network sites in the media, it is probably important to note that when and what you Tweet on Twitter is important for teachers to think about. When should you tweet? Be careful about tweeting at school – especially during classes. Make sure it is not against your school’s …

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Jun 30

So You’ve Signed up for Twitter – Now What?

Did I persuade you to sign up for Twitter after reading my previous post? Or perhaps someone else already persuaded you, but now you don’t know where to begin. Hopefully, you have found some people to follow, and you have gained some followers in return. To help good people find you, here are a couple …

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