TitleSnapshot 1 of 2: Exciting Ways to Connect with All Educators, Students & Community with TwitCasting
Description: TwitCasting is a great way to share information with students, parents, community, administration, faculty, staff, and the world! TwitCasting is a great way for students and teachers to share up-to-date information and receive feedback using the class hashtag.
Special conditions: Global collaboration
Presentation website: http://drmmtatom.weebly.com/blog/collaboration-with-twitcasting
ISTE standards: ISTE Standards A--2, ISTE Standards S--2, ISTE Standards T--3
ISTE Standards addressed: ISTE Standard-S 2B: TwitCasting will provide students an opportunity to share information and ideas with classmates, students in other countries and their teachers. ISTE Standard-T 3C: TwitCasting will give teachers the ability to share relevant information and ideas to students, parents, and peers. ISTE Standard-A 2B: TwitCasting will give the administrator the opportunity to model and promote the frequent and effective use of technology for learning
Purpose and objectives: Purpose: It is very important for constant communication to take place between the students and the instructor/facilitator of a face-to-face or online course. Objectives: TwitCast provides a way for both the students and the instructor to share up-to-date information with the class from any venue by way of laptop, tablet, or smart phone. TwitCast also provides a great way for administrators to share with faculty, staff, parents, community, and students.
Outline: What is TwitCasting? - 5 minutes How to use TwitCast - 7 minutes Educational uses of TwitCast - 12 minutes Question & Answer - 6 minutes; Dr. Tatom will be conducting a live TwitCast during the session. Participants will have the opportunity of viewing the TwitCast via their devices along with interacting via the hashtag #ISTE2015.