Category Archives: Twitter

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Announcing #amplifiEDU Chat

The concept of amplified education is fascinating! The Free Dictionary defines the verb “amplify” as: To make larger or more powerful; increase. To add to, as by illustrations; make complete….

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Unpacking a Twitter Conference Feed

Twitter can be overwhelming, even for a seasoned Twitterer. We use tools, such as Tweetdeck, to help us organize the tweets coming in we use #hashtags to filter and connect…

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Student Voices: Using Social Media to Share Your Passion and Affect Change in the World

The GIN (Global Issues Network) conference brought together an amazing group of young people, all united in their desire to change the world for the better and collaboratively find solutions…

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A Twitter Goodbye

As I am preparing to leave Brazil to return to home base in Florida, many goodbyes are slowly being exchanged. We said goodbye to our students on the last day…

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Further Amplification… Other Languages…

“Amplification” in education is a concept, I am deeply committed to. In a recent post, Upgrade & Amplification Exercise and Checklist, I try to break down the process of amplification…