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July 3, 2011

Chronicle article – Using Twitter and QR Codes at Conferences

After seeing such a visible presence of QR codes at the beginning of presentations and at posters, and witnessing the flood of tweets with the conference hashtag at #ISTE11, I was reminded of this article I saw in the Chronicle…


May 8, 2011

AMNH + Twitter = connecting with Leakey + Johanson

On Wednesday, May 4, I saw this tweet by the American Museum of Natural History (@AMNH):I was THRILLED to see that this talk between two amazing paleoanthropologists, Donald Johanson and Richard Leakey, was going to be shown online with a…


May 5, 2011

Your online presence is not yet welcomed here

I read this article with great fascination. It is from the Chronicle of Higher Education and was included in the daily Wired Campus announcements that I receive via email.A College Unfriends its Social-Networking President (LINK)At first, I didn’t understand the…


March 27, 2011

Happy 5th Birthday, Twitter!

Hard to believe that Twitter is now?/only? five years old. It’s amazing who has embraced this form of social media, from television stars and athletes, to zoos and national parks. Even nonprofit organizations and the White House have their tweets!…


March 14, 2011

Japan Earthquake – March 11, 2011

It’s amazing how technology can bring us the news, the images, and the video from a devastating natural disaster. The magnitude 8.9 earthquake near the east coast of Honshu, Japan, is no different. I first learned about the earthquake through…


November 29, 2010


Earlier this year, one of my undergraduate researchers came across a community within the twitter-sphere – a group of K-12 teachers that come together in twitter for weekly discussions on educational topics. Yes, that’s right, they come together in twitter….