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  • Twitter 101
    By Sandy Millin
  • Twitter
    Tweetdeck
    Google Reader
    Diigo
  • 140 characters
    ‘Micro-blogging’
    Follow anyone
    Anyone can follow you
    Completely free
    What is Twitter?
  • Why do teachers use Twitter?
    Source: survey by Sandy Millin, January 2011, 43 respondents
  • What do you think you’ve gained from using Twitter for professional development?
    Source: survey by Sandy Millin, January 2011, 43 respondents
  • My homepage
    My profile in 140 characters
    My statistics
    Information about followers
    My tweets
  • My homepage
    My statistics
    Information about followers
    My tweets
  • My homepage
    Information about followers
    My tweets
  • My homepage
    My tweets
  • My homepage
  • My homepage/stream
    Where I type my tweets
    My latest tweet
    My statistics
    Tweets from the people I follow
    Suggestions for who to follow
    Worldwide trends
    (hashtags)
  • My homepage/stream
    My latest tweet
    My statistics
    Tweets from the people I follow
    Suggestions for who to follow
    Worldwide trends
    (hashtags)
  • My homepage/stream
    My statistics
    Tweets from the people I follow
    Suggestions for who to follow
    Worldwide trends
    (hashtags)
  • My homepage/stream
    Tweets from the people I follow
    Suggestions for who to follow
    Worldwide trends
    (hashtags)
  • My homepage/stream
    Suggestions for who to follow
    Worldwide trends
    (hashtags)
  • My homepage/stream
    Worldwide trends
    (hashtags)
  • My homepage/stream
  • Searches and hashtags
    Search for topics (hashtags) you’re interested in
  • Searches and hashtags
  • Searches and hashtags
    Some English teaching hashtags:
    #eltchat
    #eltpics
    #elt
    #efl
    #esl
    #esol
    #elt
    #tefl
    #IATEFL
    #besig
    #yltsig
    + specific conference hashtags
  • A digression (1): #eltpics
    Photos by teachers for teachers
    Creative Commons licence
    Shared via Twitter #eltpics
  • A digression (1): #eltpics
    Click the images to visit the site
  • A digression (2): #eltchat
    Weekly conversations
    Topics chosen in poll on Twitter
    Wednesdays, 12pm and 9pm GMT/BST
  • A digression (2): #eltchat
    Click the image to visit the site
  • A digression (2): #eltchat
    During
    After
  • A digression (2): #eltchat
    After
  • A digression (2): #eltchat
  • Mentions
    Find out when you’ve been mentioned
    (mention others by typing @ + their Twitter handle)
  • Mentions
  • Direct Messages
    Keep things private by sending a direct message
  • Direct Messages
  • #asubjectIlike
    Hashtags=individual topics
    RT @sandymillin
    RT=forwarding a tweet
    #FF
    Follow Friday=recommendations for who to follow
    Twitter jargon
  • How to set up Twitter
    http://www.teachertrainingvideos.com/twitter1/index.html
    (Teacher Training Video by Russell Stannard)
  • Free downloadable software
    A way to organise Twitter
    Show everything at once
    View more than one account
    Automatically shorten links
    Alternatives: HootSuite, ow.ly, Tweetgrid
    What isTweetdeck?
  • My Tweetdeck
    Switch between accounts
    Where I type my tweets (includes scheduler and shortener)
    Tweets from people I follow
    A hashtag search (#eltchat)
    @ mentions
    Direct messages
    Tweets from my other account
  • My Tweetdeck
    Switch between accounts
    Tweets from people I follow
    A hashtag search (#eltchat)
    @ mentions
    Direct messages
    Tweets from my other account
  • My Tweetdeck
    Tweets from people I follow
    A hashtag search (#eltchat)
    @ mentions
    Direct messages
    Tweets from my other account
  • My Tweetdeck
    A hashtag search (#eltchat)
    @ mentions
    Direct messages
    Tweets from my other account
  • My Tweetdeck
    @ mentions
    Direct messages
    Tweets from my other account
  • My Tweetdeck
    Direct messages
    Tweets from my other account
  • My Tweetdeck
    Tweets from my other account
  • My Tweetdeck
  • How to set up Tweetdeck
    http://www.teachertrainingvideos.com/tweetdeck01/index.html
    (Teacher Training Video by Paul Trotter)
  • Free on the net
    An easy way to keep track of blogs
    Collects new blog posts
    One-stop shop
    RSS feed
    Google ID: just activate it
    Non-Google ID: connect with another email
    What is Google Reader?
  • My Google Reader homepage
    Summary of unread blog posts
    Starred posts listed here
    Add a blog
    Click ‘all items’ to read unread posts
    Click blog titles to see only those posts
  • My Google Reader homepage
    Summary of unread blog posts
    Starred posts listed here
    Click ‘all items’ to read unread posts
    Click blog titles to see only those posts
  • My Google Reader homepage
    Starred posts listed here
    Click ‘all items’ to read unread posts
    Click blog titles to see only those posts
  • My Google Reader homepage
    Starred posts listed here
    Click blog titles to see only those posts
  • My Google Reader homepage
    Starred posts listed here
  • My Google Reader homepage
  • Example of a blog post in Google Reader
    Bold titles show where you have unread posts
    Read posts automatically disappear
  • Example of a blog post in Google Reader
    Read posts automatically disappear
  • Example of a blog post in Google Reader
  • How to set up Google Reader
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqrQdmeABPk
    (YouTube tutorial by James Broadford)
  • Examples: diigo.com, delicio.us
    Similar to browser bookmarks
    Available 24/7 from anywhere on the net
    Subscribe to others’ bookmarks
    Tag to search easily
    Group bookmarks in lists
    Bookmark from your browser
    Share easily with others
    What is social bookmarking?
  • Diigo
    Search
    Filter by tags
    Add
    All bookmarks
    Click tags to view
  • Diigo
    Search
    Filter by tags
    All bookmarks
    Click tags to view
  • Diigo
    Search
    Filter by tags
    Click tags to view
  • Diigo
    Filter by tags
    Click tags to view
  • Diigo
    Click tags to view
  • Diigo
  • A diigo bookmark
    One tag search
    Preview site
    Narrow down search by adding other tags
    Tags and lists
  • A diigo bookmark
    Preview site
    Narrow down search by adding other tags
    Tags and lists
  • A diigo bookmark
    Narrow down search by adding other tags
    Tags and lists
  • A diigo bookmark
    Narrow down search by adding other tags
  • A diigo bookmark
  • How to bookmark
    (Google Chrome) Click ‘d’ icon to bookmark x
    Click ‘bookmark’
    Type in your tags
    Add a description
    Add to a list and save
  • How to bookmark
    Click ‘bookmark’
    Type in your tags
    Add a description
    Add to a list and save
  • How to bookmark
    Type in your tags
    Add a description
    Add to a list and save
  • How to bookmark
    Add to a list and save
  • How to bookmark
  • A completed bookmark
    Ribbon shows bookmark in place
    Red shows bookmark in place
    Tags listed
    Add to extra lists
  • A completed bookmark
    Red shows bookmark in place
    Tags listed
    Add to extra lists
  • A completed bookmark
    Tags listed
    Add to extra lists
  • A completed bookmark
  • How to set up diigo
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2W094z4g-k&feature=related
    (YouTube video)
  • See you there!
    @sandymillin
    http://wordpress.com/sandymillin
    http://diigo.com/users/sandymillin