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    • 1. Creating a Professional learning network (PLN) with Twitter<br />Liz’s Twitter ID: LKOLB<br />
    • 2. WHAT IS TWITTER?<br />Micro-bloggingsocial network where you post messages in 140 characters or less. You can follow or be followed.<br />
    • 3. What Is Social Networking?<br />
    • 4. Why Social Networking in learning?<br />Job hunt!<br />Creating Positive Digital Footprints<br />53% of Employers Check Social Networking Sites For Potential Job Candidates<br />Showing students “how to set up or clean up profiles”<br />Communicate with MOST students<br />Communicate with SOME parents<br />Engage students by using a student technology “toy” and turning it into a learning “tool”!<br />
    • 5. Twitter in 1935<br />
    • 6. Twitter in 2nd grade<br />http://www.wcsh6.com/news/local/story.aspx?storyid=101781<br />
    • 7. Twitter in Higher Ed<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6WPVWDkF7U8<br />
    • 8. More Examples of TWITTER in Education<br />Twitter Stories by Elementary Students<br />http://twitter.com/manyvoices<br />High School English Teacher’s Office Hours<br />http://twitter.com/MrWilsonBDHS<br />Social Studies: Follow members of Congress<br />https://valtsvirtual.wikispaces.com/American+Government<br />English Twitter Assignment: http://classblogmeister.com/blog.php?blogger_id=22572<br />Gater Radio on Twitter: http://gatorradio.blogspot.com/<br />
    • 9. Set up a profile<br />Log in to <br />http://twitter.com<br />Set up your professional profile<br />
    • 10. Advice from Edu-Twitter: Liz B Davis<br />Go to settings andfill out your Bio! This is essential to getting followers.<br />Tweet a few things - share a link, an idea, a resource, a blog post, anything.<br />Don&apos;t protect your updates. People often hesitate to follow back if they can&apos;t see your tweets.<br />Use your real name and your real picture. You will eventually have to say &quot;Hi I&apos;m &quot;xx&quot; on Twitter.”<br />Look for people who will follow you back - that is what makes a conversation.<br />Check out this spreadsheet of educators on Twitter add yourself: http://bit.ly/xfUn<br />If you Tweet a question and no one answers, Tweet it again later. It is OK to ask more than once.<br />
    • 11. Educators to Follow on twitter<br />http://twitter4teachers.pbworks.com/<br />
    • 12. School Districts on twitter<br />http://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=pWq9EQUcdTfIfe1qBpNZzDg<br />
    • 13. ePortfolio<br />Digital Literacy<br />Social Studies<br />

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