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Published on March 9, 2014

Author: tastenspieler

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Presentation/Webinar about the use of blogs, twitter and vine to engage student collaboration. Webinar shown at Spring Blog Festival 2014. http://bit.ly/springblogfest14

Engage student collaboration with Blogs, Twitter & Vine ! Webinar @ SpringBlogFestival March 14-16, 2014 ! cc-by-sa3.0 André J. Spang, Cologne ! http://about.me/andre.spang



ipad project My blog about experiences and best practices as the coordinator of this project ! http://ipadkas.wordpress.com

The Blog: • the blog exists for 3 years • is also used to share devices

#EDchatDE Content: •Links & reviews •poll for new topics •„fan“ stuff •http://edchat.de

The community is the curriculum #rhizomatic learning & #collaboration • collaboration of LEARNERS NOT • Knowledge of one expert via @DocbobLA (Twitter)

iPad-Project since 2011

BLOGS Twitter

wordpress.com tumblr.com

Teacher & student blogs using wordpress.com

KAS - Keys Teacherblog for music project class wordpress: http://kaskeys.wordpress.com

Students create Youtube - How to play „Tour“ Dates

Photos iPad Notes „Whiteboard“


Dashboard • general overview • posts • comments • settings • widgets Themes • free • paid • individual design • text • pictures • mixed


edit & publish YouTube Link

Religion „Reli Rookies“: 6th graders •Teacher is admin and main author •selected students can post as authors •all students can comment

Religion 9th graders • Teacher is admin • all students blog as authors • selected students maintain the site http://reli9kas.wordpress.com

English 13th graders

• teacher is admin & main author • students can comment http://kasgke13zn.wordpress.com/2010/01/26/samuel-t-coleridge-cologne/

There’s always an App for that… blogging on mobile devices

wordpress app on iOS simple but powerful dashboard: add pictures & text on the go

Teacher & student blogs using tumblr.com


Student tumblr 9th graders Students: • take care of everything • are admin • create all posts • reblog pictures & videos • answer questions & collaborate

cologneonair.tumblr.com tumblr that supports weekly student produced „TV-Series“ via google+ hangout OnAir (11th graders)

html edit upload or embed videos main settings

tumblr on mobile devices APP: ! • all blogs in one view • dashboard • statistics • easy to use

engage me with blogging • collaboration: within class, school, international • communication: with others, worldwide, comment • creativity: writing skills, video, design, music, pictures • think (& write) critical: You are a writer & publisher! • EXTRA: 21th century literacy & creative commons licenses, OER

sharing is caring! creative commons

• remix, create & share • learn by doing it • learn about licenses • find & explore free sources

Teacher & Students create Open Educational Resources! Be a MAKER not a Taker von Jonathasmello CC-BY-3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Social Media as PLN and Microblog

twitter @tastenspieler! #lrn21 #EDchatDE #OER #ipadED

The community is the curriculum #rhizomatic learning & #collaboration

twitter advent calendar 5th graders • @relikidsmas5ab • 1 account for 25 students • peer teams tweeting each day • students know password • how to: described on blog

Blog of the @relikidsmas5ab • twitter tutorials • twitter widget and timeline • pictures, texts, links that can be tweeted • schedule and teams

Bonus material ;)

„advent calendar“ EXTRA: Website via weebly.com that collects best tweets, pictures, videos for 24 days.

weebly: Dashboard Homepage editor: Nice, easy and tons of features free and online

why twitter? • get connected • open and fast • get in touch with peers: School of Open • get to the point (140 characters) • use hashtags #howto? • netiquette

Vine • short video platform (7s) • connected to twitter • only available as App • iOS and Android • can be viewed mobile or on the web • free app download in the Appstore or GooglePlay Store

Micro tutorials Tasks: • peer groups • create short tutorials to • given topics • tweet the links • collect the links on a wiki page

Features • concentrate on main facts • hashtags • series: part 1, 2, etc. • motivating • learning by teaching

Engage students & meet the 21century skills Through blogging, twitter & vine you will… • engage students • enhance collaboration of peers • foster communication • strengthen critical thinking • encourage creativity

Thank you for participating be inspired and stay connected for more infos and all blogs and sites shown: check my wiki @ http://bit.ly/spingblogfest14

Engage student collaboration with Blogs, Twitter & Vine ! Webinar @ SpringBlogFestival March 14-16, 2014 ! cc-by-sa3.0 André J. Spang, Cologne ! http://about.me/andre.spang

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