Social Media Series For Jewish Educators In conjunction with NATE and JEA Presented by Lisa Colton, Founder & President Darim Online Lisa@darimonline.org 434.977.1170 http://slidesha.re/natejea3
TWITTER GOALS Fill your toolbox with new professional learning ideas and resources. Explore uses for marketing, communications, community building, parent support/inspiration, and information. Reflect on your role as a Jewish Educatorand how Twitter can help you Understand what makes you successful on Twitter. Walk away with new ideas to try.
@ MentionsWhen people are talking TO you or ABOUT you.Based on your settings and tools, you’ll get a notification when someone mentions you.
SEARCHESSaved searches (including hashtags) you want to revisit frequently.E.g.- Common terms- Common misspelling of your name (darim instead of @darimonline)- Conferences (#nateseattle, #jea59)- Conversations (#jed21)
LISTSCreate lists (grouping of people) and follow lists that others have made.See who has listed you!Visit someone’s profile to see the lists they have created and to follow it.@lookstein/jewish-education@synagogues/synagogues@synagogues/rabbis
Cross Platforms: Right Idea Know where you’re going, and that it’s a blog Know where you’re going, what’s there, and that it’s useful Empower others to share their engagement with you and to promote you!
How Twitter in the Classroom is Boosting Student Engagement (Mashable.com):
Taking on personas to teach history (many secular examples, and this one: @TweetTheExodus. Write up in the WSJ) http://on.wsj.com/tweettheexodus
Follow parents on Twitter – it’s all public, so not as “invasive” as friending on Facebook. See what you learn. How does it impact your relationship? Your engagement with their child?
A bunch of classroom ideas from Tom Barrett and his friends: http://bit.ly/twitterclassroom
NEXT SESSION Beyond “What We Did Today”: Blogging to Support Jewish Journeys Tuesday, July 26 – 1pm eastern / 10am pacific Homework: Comment on a blog. See what it feels like. Subscribe to follow up comments to see what others say after you. Who’s got favorite education or Jewish community blogs? Note them in the chat! If you are blogging, take a few minutes to look back at your stats. Which were the most popular posts? What did people visit most? Comment on most? Share the most? Why? Need an intro to blogging tutorial? Just email us at firstname.lastname@example.org