Why should I care about twitter? Presentation for Learning technologies course UCN Jan 21st, 2013 Rob Fisher, Principal École Riverside School Thompson, Mb.Sunday, January 20, 2013 1read session descriptionhand out twitter cheat sheet
What is twitter like?Sunday, January 20, 2013 2
Sunday, January 20, 2013 3like a river analogyinformation is ﬂowing like the water.drink when your at the bank. if it goes by don’t worry about it
Sunday, January 20, 2013 4how fast is the river ﬂowing?
Sunday, January 20, 2013 5to give you an idea..... 1 shower...
Sunday, January 20, 2013 6in my fairly well developed Personal PLN - >1 shower = 40 tweets.....there is not time to look at it all!
As a principal....... What do I do with twitter?Sunday, January 20, 2013 7tell story of Brady and “it’s 100 day!”
It’s not just what am I doing........Sunday, January 20, 2013 8although the original idea of twitter was to replicate the status update bar of facebook,look what happens when you give a tool to a bunch ofcreative teacherswho want to constantly reﬁne their craftand get better at what they do....
It’s............ What’s happening in Education?Sunday, January 20, 2013 9
Sunday, January 20, 2013 10explain what people are looking at herewho sent the tweet, the text the link
Sunday, January 20, 2013 11whats a RT by rodd and the #unplugd12 hashtag
Five-Minute Film Festival: Twitter in Education Twitter Search in Plain English Twitter for Teachers -- What Do I Post? Twitter Hashtag Basics for Education Using Twitter to Build a PLN etcSunday, January 20, 2013 57
thanks you can ﬁnd this presentation on robcﬁsher.wikispaces.comSunday, January 20, 2013 58
“twitter logo map 09” By ﬂickr user The Next Web “Fast river” By ﬂickr user elleneka102 “Shower Head Water Drops 7-26-09 3” By ﬂickr user stevendepolo “PICT2547” (phone) By ﬂickr user tuija “40” By ﬂickr user smet_dk “Question mark” By ﬂickr user Marco Bellucci Credits Jen Ashby @jjash for orchestrating the 24 hour skype idea with her grade 5/6 class in Austrailia Clarence Fisher @glassbeed for building upon the “our day youtube project” and organizing another version of the “our day project” for École Riverside grade 7 students and others to participate and create with. and thanks to our professional learning networks for providing many examples to share.....Sunday, January 20, 2013 59
thanks also to Raman Job, Manitoba Teachers Society who did a similar presentation with me for the Council Of School Leaders (COSL)Sunday, January 20, 2013 60