Insight and Innovation for Technology Leaders
November, 7 2013 , Austin , TX

Twitter: Sharing Knowledge
Empowers
Sandy Ke...
Imagine...
Close your
eyes!
No tricks, I
promise...

November 7, 2013, Austin , TX
Photo Used With Permission Under CC By ...
What You Imagined is Possible!
With a free, but
often
misunderstood
tool called...
TWITTER!

November 7, 2013, Austin , TX...
How Can Educators Use Twitter?
As you
watch this
video, Tweet
a thought
about it!

Use hashtag
#TLTF13

November 7, 2013, ...
Why Do Educators Use Twitter?
Do you see any
common threads
here?
Tweet your
thoughts!
Tweet a response
to someone
else’s ...
Sandy’s Twitter Testimony

>
=

Is anything
you are
hearing
striking a
cord? Tweet
your
thoughts!
Use hashtag
#TLTF13

Nov...
What Can You Find on Twitter?
● Log in to Twitter OR go to search.twitter.com in a web
browser.
● Find the magnifying glas...
Are You Convinced Enough to Try?
What would
you like to
learn about?
Search for
the topic on
Twitter.
Notice
hashtags
that...
Suggestions for Getting Started
Don’t know
where to start?

● Sign up for an account and fill out your profile.
● Commit t...
Remember those dreams?
The best way
to get your
colleagues
growing is to
try it yourself
and spread
the
enthusiasm
by exam...
What if Every Day Was Like This?
They can
be!
And it
starts with
YOU!

November 7, 2013, Austin , TX
Sandy at ISTE 2013
Tw...
Additional Resources
Twitter for Professional Learning
LiveBinder
(Created for ISTE 2013)
● http://tiny.cc/TwitterISTE2013...
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  1. 1. Insight and Innovation for Technology Leaders November, 7 2013 , Austin , TX Twitter: Sharing Knowledge Empowers Sandy Kendell Educational Technology Specialist Twitter: @EdTechSandyK Blog: edtechsandyk.blogspot.com Link to Livestream recording of this presentation (starts about 19 minutes into the recording): http://livestre.am/4GmGc
  2. 2. Imagine... Close your eyes! No tricks, I promise... November 7, 2013, Austin , TX Photo Used With Permission Under CC By 2.0 License
  3. 3. What You Imagined is Possible! With a free, but often misunderstood tool called... TWITTER! November 7, 2013, Austin , TX Photo Used With Permission Under CC By 2.0 License
  4. 4. How Can Educators Use Twitter? As you watch this video, Tweet a thought about it! Use hashtag #TLTF13 November 7, 2013, Austin , TX http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-oSTuBt91I
  5. 5. Why Do Educators Use Twitter? Do you see any common threads here? Tweet your thoughts! Tweet a response to someone else’s thought! Use hashtag #TLTF13 November 7, 2013, Austin , TX
  6. 6. Sandy’s Twitter Testimony > = Is anything you are hearing striking a cord? Tweet your thoughts! Use hashtag #TLTF13 November 7, 2013, Austin , TX
  7. 7. What Can You Find on Twitter? ● Log in to Twitter OR go to search.twitter.com in a web browser. ● Find the magnifying glass and search for one of the suggested terms below. ● Take a moment to browse through what you find. If you are interested in... Search for... English #engchat or #ozengcchat Math #mathchat or #mathed Science #scichat or #scienceed Social Studies or History #sschat or #historyteacher Educational Technology #edtech or #edtechchat Learning with Mobile Devices #mlearning, #BYOD, #BYOTchat Administration/Leadership #cpchat Something not listed here? One or two key words. # not required. Find an interesting link? Click & learn! Info that might benefit others? Retweet it! November 7, 2013, Austin , TX
  8. 8. Are You Convinced Enough to Try? What would you like to learn about? Search for the topic on Twitter. Notice hashtags that are used for it. November 7, 2013, Austin , TX
  9. 9. Suggestions for Getting Started Don’t know where to start? ● Sign up for an account and fill out your profile. ● Commit to using Twitter a little each day. Put it on your calendar for 15 minutes! Put the app on your phone and use it when you are waiting for something. ● Search for & follow people & organizations you already know and trust. ● Learn about the language of Twitter. ● Search for topics and hashtags that are interesting to you. Note the Tweeps who use those hashtags and consider following them. ● Lurk for a bit to get acclimated. ● Retweet others and start Tweeting your own thoughts and ideas and questions. Use hashtags if possible! Send a Tweet to: @EdTechSandyK @CarrieRossTX @MrHooker We will help! November 7, 2013, Austin , TX
  10. 10. Remember those dreams? The best way to get your colleagues growing is to try it yourself and spread the enthusiasm by example... November 7, 2013, Austin , TX Photo Used With Permission Under CC By 2.0 License
  11. 11. What if Every Day Was Like This? They can be! And it starts with YOU! November 7, 2013, Austin , TX Sandy at ISTE 2013 Twitter for Professional Learning Poster Session
  12. 12. Additional Resources Twitter for Professional Learning LiveBinder (Created for ISTE 2013) ● http://tiny.cc/TwitterISTE2013 How I Got Started on Twitter ● http://edtechsandyk.blogspot.co m/2009/10/building-personallearning-network-pln.html All of my blog posts that reference Twitter ● http://edtechsandyk.blogspot.co m/search/label/twitter November 7, 2013, Austin , TX
  13. 13. Insight and Innovation for Technology Leaders November, 7 2013 , Austin , TX Twitter: Sharing Knowledge Empowers Sandy Kendell Educational Technology Specialist Twitter: @EdTechSandyK Blog: edtechsandyk.blogspot.com Link to Livestream recording of this presentation (starts about 19 minutes into the recording): http://livestre.am/4GmGc
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