A New Era of PD : anytime , anywhere , real-time ...c onnect with the best minds and practitioners "PLN is a human generated search engine. " Its really important for us to build our own PLN before we can help our students navigate a more complex world where anyone can learn from anyone.
Escaping your Admin
Island through Twitter
By the end of this session...
•You will have a Twitter account and have sent
•You’ll know the basics of Twitter (tweet,
follow, hashtags, mentions)
•You’ll start building your PLN
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.
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)
How to use Twitter
Where is theWhere is the
@ sign on@ sign on
this thing?this thing?
I sure wish II sure wish I
Who to start following on twitter?
• People you know
• Friends of friends
• Other Interesting People
How do you want to present yourself?
•I am a principal….
•Any other info from you that will attract the followers YOU
want to learn from
•Add a picture...don’t be an egghead!