Why Tweet? http://www.flickr.com/photos/shawnzlea/2384656420/
What this session is and is not…
Introduction to twitter Emory Maiden WSFCS Dept of Instructional Tech @evmaiden
The Tool
http://twitter.com/
Getting Started
Why? Emory Maiden WSFCS Dept of Instructional Tech @evmaiden
 
Twitter is… What are you doing? micro blogging socialnetworking 140 characters socialmedia texting? http://www.flickr.com/...
Twitter is… anytime staff development http://www.flickr.com/photos/xotoko/2382680812 personalized learning sharing resourc...
PLNs & Personalized Learning
formal learning
informal  “learning network”
It’s about the network
my  Network
my  Network
my  Network
and about learning
edutopia     How to add Twitter to Google  #Wave .  http://bit.ly/7ZsesN   web20classroom     RT @ k12online :  #k12online...
It’s not a queue…
Stream http://www.flickr.com/photos/teela/51558492
Twitter is what you make it
It can be… testimonials
It can be… distribution of information
It can be… conversations
Making Connections http://www.flickr.com/photos/kaptainkobold/219852893/
Following (not as scary as it sounds)   http://www.flickr.com/photos/erica_marshall/2967696101/
Who you follow is more important than who follows you.
Who to follow?
 
Retweeting   RT@
distribution of information
Direct Messages   (DM)
Follower http://www.flickr.com/photos/simiezzz/1301796545/
searches, hashtags & trending topics  #twitter
Issues?
audience http://www.flickr.com/photos/anirudhkoul/3804551632/in/set-72157621870470791
Protect My Tweets? http://www.flickr.com/photos/spodzone/3485953704
Twitter in Classroom? <ul><li>value in real-time interaction and networking  </li></ul><ul><li>huge potential for expandin...
 
Questions? twitter.com/evmaiden
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  1. 1. Why Tweet? http://www.flickr.com/photos/shawnzlea/2384656420/
  2. 2. What this session is and is not…
  3. 3. Introduction to twitter Emory Maiden WSFCS Dept of Instructional Tech @evmaiden
  4. 4. The Tool
  5. 5. http://twitter.com/
  6. 6. Getting Started
  7. 7. Why? Emory Maiden WSFCS Dept of Instructional Tech @evmaiden
  8. 9. Twitter is… What are you doing? micro blogging socialnetworking 140 characters socialmedia texting? http://www.flickr.com/photos/xotoko/2382680812 a cocktail party SMS broadcast machine a waste of time
  9. 10. Twitter is… anytime staff development http://www.flickr.com/photos/xotoko/2382680812 personalized learning sharing resources & ideas learning network
  10. 11. PLNs & Personalized Learning
  11. 12. formal learning
  12. 13. informal “learning network”
  13. 14. It’s about the network
  14. 15. my Network
  15. 16. my Network
  16. 17. my Network
  17. 18. and about learning
  18. 19. edutopia     How to add Twitter to Google  #Wave .  http://bit.ly/7ZsesN web20classroom     RT @ k12online :  #k12online09  conference video and audio podcast channels are now available in iTunes! haleon     great online safety site- http://www.connectsafely.org / kylepace     Need resources for Graphic Organizers in the classroom? Check these out:  http://bit.ly/7t0grh clifmims      Are your students involved in a service project? http://tr.im/GViG SimpleK12    Did u say Internet Safety Resources? Got those, too! http://bit.ly/jj6fZ #education Curriki  Redefining Teacher Education for Digital Age Learners: http://ow.ly/JvQD web20classroom     Google Earth and Google Maps Tutorials.... http://is.gd/5eZip timbuckteeth     What lies beneath the conference Twitter 'ban'? More comments and issues emerging:  http://url.ie/3vso  Have your say
  19. 20. It’s not a queue…
  20. 21. Stream http://www.flickr.com/photos/teela/51558492
  21. 22. Twitter is what you make it
  22. 23. It can be… testimonials
  23. 24. It can be… distribution of information
  24. 25. It can be… conversations
  25. 26. Making Connections http://www.flickr.com/photos/kaptainkobold/219852893/
  26. 27. Following (not as scary as it sounds) http://www.flickr.com/photos/erica_marshall/2967696101/
  27. 28. Who you follow is more important than who follows you.
  28. 29. Who to follow?
  29. 31. Retweeting RT@
  30. 32. distribution of information
  31. 33. Direct Messages (DM)
  32. 34. Follower http://www.flickr.com/photos/simiezzz/1301796545/
  33. 35. searches, hashtags & trending topics #twitter
  34. 36. Issues?
  35. 37. audience http://www.flickr.com/photos/anirudhkoul/3804551632/in/set-72157621870470791
  36. 38. Protect My Tweets? http://www.flickr.com/photos/spodzone/3485953704
  37. 39. Twitter in Classroom? <ul><li>value in real-time interaction and networking </li></ul><ul><li>huge potential for expanding the walls of classrooms </li></ul><ul><li>networked learning </li></ul>
  38. 41. Questions? twitter.com/evmaiden

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