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    • Twitter
      • Microblogging- information in 140 characters or less
    • Why Tweet?
      • Share information with multiple users
    • Why Tweet?
      • Share information with multiple users
      • Breaking news- in real time
      • Collaborate on projects
    • Why Tweet?
      • Share information with multiple users
      • Breaking news- in real time
      • Collaborate on projects
      • Because your students are!!
    • Twitter Vocabulary
      • Handle : Twitter username- @PTHSLibrary
      • Hashtag : any topic preceded by a # symbol
        • used as a search term
        • called “trending topics”- popular terms
      • Bit.ly URL : shortens URLs for Tweets
      •  
      • RT (retweet)- post another’s tweet on your twitter feed
      • DM (Direct Message)- send a private message to another user
    •  
    • Twitter in the Classroom
      • What should I tweet?
        • All classes:
          • Classroom news, “homework tweetline”
          • Discussions about a topic
          • Search for information about a topic
        • Astronomy/Science- have students follow an astronaut
        • English/Creative Writing/Music- summarize a work
        • Math- tweet word problems
        • Make sure to establish guidelines and standards of communication
    • Twitter Questions?
    • Voicethread
      •   Online software similar to photostory
      • Allows users to upload images and then comment
      • Create an interactive discussion on a topic
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    • Using Voicethread
    • Voicethread in the Classroom
      • Presentations
      • Collaborative student projects
      • Promote online learning with “an emotional connection” (Michelle Pacansky-Brock, online learning educator)
    • Signing up for accounts
      • Teachers can sign up for an Educator’s account
      • Have students create personal accounts
      • Share your voicethread with students
      • Start conversing!
    • Voicethread Questions?
      • Let’s play!
    • Resources
      • Check out the PTlibTech Wiki for resources on Twitter and Voicethread :
      • http://ptlibtech.wikispaces.com/Web+2.0+Technologies