Twitter and Primary Education (1)

Go to any search engine and type in “Twitter and education” and you’ll get hundreds of web sites, which show how great Twitter is for educational purposes.  I’ve scoured through many of these web sites looking at ways that I could introduce Twitter to the children in my school.  While all the suggestions for using … Read more

Twitter Workshop Podcast

At the Tipperary Institute of Technology, as well as giving the keynote talk, I also gave a workshop entitled: “Becoming a member of the Twitterati”, which brought participants through signing up to Twitter, writing a tweet, following people and getting following, marking favourites and finally some recommendations of Twitter users to follow. Below is the podcast – enjoy!

Some of the Twitterati I follow

As promised at a workshop I gave earlier today, here is a list of some of the people/organisations I follow on Twitter. They are probably more relevant to the primary school teacher.  I’ll have a podcast of this workshop as well as a full report on the conference soon. @daynuv @rozzlewis @lismiss @sccenglish @seomranga @castledrumns … Read more

A Case of Mistaken Identity

My Twitter username is simonmlewis – the “m” is my middle initial. I had to do this because someone had already taken the username, simonlewis. Anyway, a lot of people must forget to insert my middle initial when referring to me in Twitter. I love when I check my Twitter account and see “mentions” of … Read more

My Twitterversary

I’ve been using Twitter for a while now and am about to tweet for the 1,000th time.  Whenever you near some sort of milestone in your life, you tend to reflect a little bit.  While I realise reflecting on the number of Twitter messages I’ve written confirms me as a complete geek, I wanted to … Read more

INTO embrace Web 2.0

From the INTO Newsletter Issue 107: The INTO have launched a Facebook page to enable members to get news updates, and post comments about ongoing developments in trade union and primary education issues. The page will also be updated with INTO events, photos from INTO activities and related information. The link to the Facebook page … Read more

Twitter – a tweet everyday.

As one of the regular contributors to Teachnet’s blogs, I thought I’d write about something a little different to my usual rantings about Interactive Whiteboards and Blogging.  I’ve been using a tool called Twitter for the last number of months and it’s really started to take off in a big way with other ICT-friendly teachers.  … Read more

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