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eLearning – Challenges and Solutions

New eLearning technologies hold great promise for the field of education. However, these promises are not without challenges. In the field of education, perhaps no other force is more powerful than eLearning and its associated technologies. Simply stated, the traditional definition of eLearning is the use of technology to support learning and teaching. This includes, […]

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Posted on September 5, 2011 by

Guest Blog Post – One method of differentiating PD – Twiducate

This year I was asked to walk a group of 60 educators and administrators through the steps to using our new “student success database”. The goal of the day was to have school-based teams collaborate on how to best use this tool to improve student success, including some actual planning. Some participants had already attended […]

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Posted on June 15, 2011 by

Twiducastic! Choosing to Chat!

Ok, I made that word up. And yes, I am a big fan of the Twiducate Platform! I registered for Twiducate a while ago, but rarely used it. Lately though, I have been coming up with some cool ideas on how to implement it in my classroom. Today we watched the film, “My Friend Martin.” […]

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Posted on January 23, 2011 by

New Chat Feature

Well, its finally complete, with the exception of a few bugs. Our new chat feature seems to work flawlessly on the latest browsers, but will struggle in IE6. Some schools still run IE6 so I’m sure we will get a few emails regarding issues. The chat feature is now live and won’t flicker the page […]

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Posted on January 9, 2011 by

How To Embed Google Docs In The Twiducate Platform

You can embed google docs into the Twiducate Platform. “Share” the doc by “publishing to web”, copy the iframe code. In the Twiducate Platform, go to html mode (<> button) in toolbar. Past code in the box. Don’t post yet. Go back to normal mode to view it by hitting the <> button again, if […]

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Posted on November 30, 2010 by

Do You Know What Your Students Are Doing?

This commercial was created by Jennifer Alman for the Emergent Technologies in a Collaborative Culture class at Full Sail University, It highlights the features and benefits of using Twiducate for collaboration in an educational setting.

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Posted on August 7, 2010 by

New “Plain Text” Mode!

Its a long overdue feature…..I know this. You can now toggle between ‘rich text’ and ‘plain text’ so the normal (as opposed to mobile) version of the site works flawlessly on your mobile devices (iPod, iPad etc). This is a better solution to the mobile version I started a while back. Not get out the […]

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Posted on July 8, 2010 by

Guest Blog Post – Marie Andersson Writes…

Inspired by IT mother’s post , I just had to try Twiducate so I “borrowed” a class from another teacher. We had a mixture of TodaysMeet and Twitter in the class and it was a complete success. We started from a simple issue, which the students would answer, then they would comment on someone else’s post, […]

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Posted on June 13, 2010 by

Twitter Buzz

There is a buzz around twitter about the uses of twiducate as well as its benefits. I wanted to share a few articles: http://grade1ad.litcircuits.com/2010/06/10/twiducate-take-2/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter http://grade1.litcircuits.com/2010/06/07/twiducate/ http://www.killerstartups.com/Web-App-Tools/twiducate-com-bringing-education-to-a-new-level

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Posted on June 11, 2010 by

Twiducate Stats Update

Now over 10,000 teachers and students are using the Twiducate platform. Hard to believe it is only 4 months old. I haven’t had much time for updates as we are heavy into term 3 at school. I hope to make some changes in the summer…Please be patient.

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Posted on May 5, 2010 by