Category Archives: Twitter

>Twitter tips for journalists

>A tips sheet and online presentation showing how school based journalists can use Twitter in their reporting.

While originating in the USA it is the best quick guide to using Twitter in education I have seen so far, and great for activities such as Newspaper in a Day and similar.

Original article by Steve Buttry

Online presenation from Steve Buttry


>British Computer Society and the next generation

>An RSS feed from the Birmingham Grid for Learning has pointed me in the direction of aAn interesting article on the BCS website reviews the effects that Web2.0 learning is having on education today. These include teaching children how to use Twitter, Wikipedia, blogging systems such as WordPress, and the use of a spellchecker in conjunction with traditional spelling lessons – all before the age of 11. The points raised range from technology training from DSCF, OU and the IT sector skills council through research into the attitudes and experiences of pupils parents and teachers.

BCS Article

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