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  • 1. Why Tweet? http://www.flickr.com/photos/shawnzlea/2384656420/
  • 2. What this session is and is not…
  • 3. Introduction to twitter Emory Maiden WSFCS Dept of Instructional Tech @evmaiden
  • 4. The Tool
  • 5. http://twitter.com/
  • 6. Getting Started
  • 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
  • 10. Twitter is… anytime staff development http://www.flickr.com/photos/xotoko/2382680812 personalized learning sharing resources & ideas learning network
  • 11. PLNs & Personalized Learning
  • 12. formal learning
  • 13. informal “learning network”
  • 14. It’s about the network
  • 15. my Network
  • 16. my Network
  • 17. my Network
  • 18. and about learning
  • 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
  • 20. It’s not a queue…
  • 21. Stream http://www.flickr.com/photos/teela/51558492
  • 22. Twitter is what you make it
  • 23. It can be… testimonials
  • 24. It can be… distribution of information
  • 25. It can be… conversations
  • 26. Making Connections http://www.flickr.com/photos/kaptainkobold/219852893/
  • 27. Following (not as scary as it sounds) http://www.flickr.com/photos/erica_marshall/2967696101/
  • 28. Who you follow is more important than who follows you.
  • 29. Who to follow?
  • 30.  
  • 31. Retweeting RT@
  • 32. distribution of information
  • 33. Direct Messages (DM)
  • 34. Follower http://www.flickr.com/photos/simiezzz/1301796545/
  • 35. searches, hashtags & trending topics #twitter
  • 36. Issues?
  • 37. audience http://www.flickr.com/photos/anirudhkoul/3804551632/in/set-72157621870470791
  • 38. Protect My Tweets? http://www.flickr.com/photos/spodzone/3485953704
  • 39. Twitter in Classroom?
    • value in real-time interaction and networking
    • huge potential for expanding the walls of classrooms
    • networked learning
  • 40.  
  • 41. Questions? twitter.com/evmaiden