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Escaping your Admin
Island through Twitter
#IPLI
Jessica Johnson
Amber Teamann
By the end of this session...
•You will have a Twitter account and have sent
a tweet.
•You’ll know the basics of Twitter (...
Image Credit: Alec Couros
Image credit: A. Couros
Imagine if all your advice and
feedback came from the same small
group of people, or no one at all.
Administrator’s
Image Credit: Alec Couros
Image credit: A. Couros
Why use Twitter?
More Important than Biebs’
hair and Ashton/Demi
•24/7 Professional Development
•PLN= Professional/Personal
Learning Network
Global audience
Like sending a
text to the
whole world
Short and sweet
Niche community
Group of people
interested in same
...
With Twitter, you can ask those “dumb” questions that
you might not want to ask those you work closely with.
Or you could
...
Bouncing your ideas off your PLN could save
you from a bad idea.
Why not google it?
How can Twitter be used
professionally?
What do I do on Twitter?
*24/7 Professional Development
*Collaborate with other Great Educators
*Find great resources to s...
How to use Twitter
Where is theWhere is the
@ sign on@ sign on
this thing?this thing?
I sure wish II sure wish I
hadnhadn’’tt
tweetedtweeted
that.that.
Who to start following on twitter?
• People you know
• Friends of friends
• Other Interesting People
People You Know
Friends of Friends
#hashtag search
People with
similar interests…
Your bio….
How do you want to present yourself?
•I am a principal….
•Interested in:
-Math
-Science
-Reading
-Technology
-I...
“But I don’t have
anything to share!”
Make sense?
15 minutes
TweetDeck
T
For more than 140 characters...
Using Feedly to Follow Blogs
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    1. 1. Escaping your Admin Island through Twitter #IPLI Jessica Johnson Amber Teamann
    2. 2. By the end of this session... •You will have a Twitter account and have sent a tweet. •You’ll know the basics of Twitter (tweet, follow, hashtags, mentions) •You’ll start building your PLN
    3. 3. Image Credit: Alec Couros Image credit: A. Couros
    4. 4. Imagine if all your advice and feedback came from the same small group of people, or no one at all.
    5. 5. Administrator’s
    6. 6. Image Credit: Alec Couros Image credit: A. Couros
    7. 7. Why use Twitter?
    8. 8. More Important than Biebs’ hair and Ashton/Demi •24/7 Professional Development •PLN= Professional/Personal Learning Network
    9. 9. Global audience Like sending a text to the whole world Short and sweet Niche community Group of people interested in same topic. Free and easy
    10. 10. With Twitter, you can ask those “dumb” questions that you might not want to ask those you work closely with. Or you could avoid asking your important questions to dumb people. :)
    11. 11. Bouncing your ideas off your PLN could save you from a bad idea.
    12. 12. Why not google it?
    13. 13. How can Twitter be used professionally?
    14. 14. What do I do on Twitter? *24/7 Professional Development *Collaborate with other Great Educators *Find great resources to share with my staff *Read articles that have been shared *Find new blogs to add to my feedly blog reader *Get almost instant feedback/help *Participate in weekly scheduled chats (#educoach #atplc #1to1techat)
    15. 15. How to use Twitter Where is theWhere is the @ sign on@ sign on this thing?this thing?
    16. 16. I sure wish II sure wish I hadnhadn’’tt tweetedtweeted that.that.
    17. 17. Who to start following on twitter? • People you know • Friends of friends • Other Interesting People
    18. 18. People You Know
    19. 19. Friends of Friends
    20. 20. #hashtag search People with similar interests…
    21. 21. Your bio…. How do you want to present yourself? •I am a principal…. •Interested in: -Math -Science -Reading -Technology -Instructional Leadership •Any other info from you that will attract the followers YOU want to learn from •Add a picture...don’t be an egghead!
    22. 22. “But I don’t have anything to share!”
    23. 23. Make sense?
    24. 24. 15 minutes
    25. 25. TweetDeck
    26. 26. T
    27. 27. For more than 140 characters... Using Feedly to Follow Blogs
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