Monday, 7 January 2013

Daily Twitter Education News

Nick Chater,
Here's what's happening on Twitter
  Nick Chater

Are We Preparing Students for Life? Smartblogs—Tom Whitby
via Smartblogs—Tom Whitby Are we preparing students for life? We are preparing our students for life. I hear so many educators use this sentence when asked what is the purpose of education? Many ye... · Tweet this story

5 Desks You'll Never Find In A Classroom
School desks, like school itself, are ripe for innovation. We've covered this topic before but usually end up offering ideas on how we could make desks useful. · Tweet this story

UNESCO launches online learning course in Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue
Online Learning News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor ~ University of Illinois at Springfield UNESCO supports the Media and Information Literacy (MIL) and Intercultural Dialogue University Network in the launch of… · Tweet this story

'Hashtag' Declared 2012's Word of the Year
The American Dialect Society has named "hashtag" as the word of the year, beating out "Gangnam Style," "YOLO" and "fiscal cliff," among others. · Tweet this story

23 Microsoft Free Teaching Tools for Educators
Are you interested in a list of 23 free teaching tools that you can use on your classroom? From helping students learn through interactive 3D experiences to transform ordinary classroom experiences into extraordinary… · Tweet this story


Angela Angeli @aangeli 06 Jan
10 Common entrepreneurial traits #infographic < these should be embedded into our curriculum. #UKedchat #SLTchat
Retweeted by Linda Lapere, Ian Simpson, Patrick Hickey and 14 others
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Amy Lee @amydavies568 06 Jan
My school really wants to set up a twitter account but we're worried about e-safety - anyone got any advice #mfltwitterati #edtech
Retweeted by Joe Dale, Andy Knill, DebsF and 2 others
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BBC Sporf @BBCSporf 06 Jan
BREAKING: David Villa signs for Villa, Antonio Valencia signs for Valencia, Nile Ranger signs for Rangers, Danny Shittu signs for Liverpool.
Retweeted by Andrew Gaunt and 6722 others
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Leicester Police @CityCentreLPU 06 Jan
Not a scam: If you've committed a burglary in the #Leicester area within the last week - come to our #police station & claim a FREE iPad.
Retweeted by Lisa Belfield and 3793 others
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Martyn Bowden @martyn_bowden 06 Jan
This note was found by someone in a bookstore ..... What a great world we would live in #PayItForward :)"
Retweeted by Stephen Tunesi and 139 others
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