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This presentation was created for a presentation at CLMS in San Diego- December 5, 2009.

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  • Where do you go for information and sharing of knowledge? Who influences your knowledge? Imagine a place where you could go and ask any question and get immediate feedback. Twitter is a tool that does just that -- and in only 140 characters or less. Learn how to use Twitter to share and gain knowledge, increase your professional network, and learn something new every day. Even if you've already been using Twitter, there are still plenty of other tips, tricks and tools to discover. Come and learn!
  • 20 Million Unique visitors by April 2009-Evan William-CEO (37 yrs)
    Evan Williams, Jack Dorsey and Biz Stone

    18 million by the end of 2009.

    Williams is a vegetarian. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife, Sara Morishige. They have one child.

    Jack Dorsey had grown interested in the simple idea of being able to know what his friends were doing. Specifically, Jack wondered if there might be an opportunity to build something compelling around this simple status concept. When he brought the idea up to his colleagues, it was decided that a prototype should be built.
    Twitter was funded initially by Obvious, a creative environment in San Francisco, CA. The first prototype was built in two weeks in March 2006 and launched publicly in August of 2006. The service grew popular very quickly and it soon made sense for Twitter to move outside of Obvious. In May 2007, Twitter Incorporated was founded.
  • 20 Million Unique visitors by April 2009-Evan William-CEO (37 yrs)
    Evan Williams, Jack Dorsey and Biz Stone

    18 million by the end of 2009.

    Williams is a vegetarian. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife, Sara Morishige. They have one child.

    Jack Dorsey had grown interested in the simple idea of being able to know what his friends were doing. Specifically, Jack wondered if there might be an opportunity to build something compelling around this simple status concept. When he brought the idea up to his colleagues, it was decided that a prototype should be built.
    Twitter was funded initially by Obvious, a creative environment in San Francisco, CA. The first prototype was built in two weeks in March 2006 and launched publicly in August of 2006. The service grew popular very quickly and it soon made sense for Twitter to move outside of Obvious. In May 2007, Twitter Incorporated was founded.
  • June 5, 2009
    The one thing you can say for certain about Twitter is that it makes a terrible first impression. You hear about this new service that lets you send 140-character updates to your "followers," and you think, Why does the world need this, exactly? It's not as if we were all sitting around four years ago scratching our heads and saying, "If only there were a technology that would allow me to send a message to my 50 friends, alerting them in real time about my choice of breakfast cereal."
  • Use Twitter at conference: share resources, communicate w/ others, participate in parallel discussions, jot down notes, establish online presence, pose organizational questions
  • Use Twitter at conference: share resources, communicate w/ others, participate in parallel discussions, jot down notes, establish online presence, pose organizational questions
  • Use Twitter at conference: share resources, communicate w/ others, participate in parallel discussions, jot down notes, establish online presence, pose organizational questions
  • Use Twitter at conference: share resources, communicate w/ others, participate in parallel discussions, jot down notes, establish online presence, pose organizational questions
  • Use appropriate sentence case. Typing in all lower case doesn’t gain you any extra characters.  And unless you’re fighting for space, use proper grammar.
    Know what you’re sharing. Simply tweeting a blog post or article title may not always be the best description.  Demonstrate that you’ve read what you’re recommending, by summarizing it creatively, and to fit your audience.
    Give a brief description, or better yet, a teaser of what we’re about to see.  Think of it as a movie trailer, and you want people to follow-thru to the link.  Similarly, don’t just post a link.
    Avoid multiple RTs (retweets). Simply RT the person you source.  If someone is interested in seeing who the original source is, they can click on to the person you retweeted, or do a Twitter Search of the phrase or link.  At some point, too may @usernames in a single tweet just becomes name-dropping.
    Via @username is OK.  You don’t have to RT everything.  Resummarize it in your own words, then give credit at the end
    Use hashtags (#) appropriately, and sparingly.  Hashtags make it easy to search for topics, but they’re most valuable when you want to join a conversation.  Multiple hashtags in one tweet causes for clutter too.
    Leave enough space to be retweeted.
  • Use appropriate sentence case. Typing in all lower case doesn’t gain you any extra characters.  And unless you’re fighting for space, use proper grammar.
    Know what you’re sharing. Simply tweeting a blog post or article title may not always be the best description.  Demonstrate that you’ve read what you’re recommending, by summarizing it creatively, and to fit your audience.
    Give a brief description, or better yet, a teaser of what we’re about to see.  Think of it as a movie trailer, and you want people to follow-thru to the link.  Similarly, don’t just post a link.
    Avoid multiple RTs (retweets). Simply RT the person you source.  If someone is interested in seeing who the original source is, they can click on to the person you retweeted, or do a Twitter Search of the phrase or link.  At some point, too may @usernames in a single tweet just becomes name-dropping.
    Via @username is OK.  You don’t have to RT everything.  Resummarize it in your own words, then give credit at the end
    Use hashtags (#) appropriately, and sparingly.  Hashtags make it easy to search for topics, but they’re most valuable when you want to join a conversation.  Multiple hashtags in one tweet causes for clutter too.
    Leave enough space to be retweeted.
  • Use appropriate sentence case. Typing in all lower case doesn’t gain you any extra characters.  And unless you’re fighting for space, use proper grammar.
    Know what you’re sharing. Simply tweeting a blog post or article title may not always be the best description.  Demonstrate that you’ve read what you’re recommending, by summarizing it creatively, and to fit your audience.
    Give a brief description, or better yet, a teaser of what we’re about to see.  Think of it as a movie trailer, and you want people to follow-thru to the link.  Similarly, don’t just post a link.
    Avoid multiple RTs (retweets). Simply RT the person you source.  If someone is interested in seeing who the original source is, they can click on to the person you retweeted, or do a Twitter Search of the phrase or link.  At some point, too may @usernames in a single tweet just becomes name-dropping.
    Via @username is OK.  You don’t have to RT everything.  Resummarize it in your own words, then give credit at the end
    Use hashtags (#) appropriately, and sparingly.  Hashtags make it easy to search for topics, but they’re most valuable when you want to join a conversation.  Multiple hashtags in one tweet causes for clutter too.
    Leave enough space to be retweeted.
  • Use appropriate sentence case. Typing in all lower case doesn’t gain you any extra characters.  And unless you’re fighting for space, use proper grammar.
    Know what you’re sharing. Simply tweeting a blog post or article title may not always be the best description.  Demonstrate that you’ve read what you’re recommending, by summarizing it creatively, and to fit your audience.
    Give a brief description, or better yet, a teaser of what we’re about to see.  Think of it as a movie trailer, and you want people to follow-thru to the link.  Similarly, don’t just post a link.
    Avoid multiple RTs (retweets). Simply RT the person you source.  If someone is interested in seeing who the original source is, they can click on to the person you retweeted, or do a Twitter Search of the phrase or link.  At some point, too may @usernames in a single tweet just becomes name-dropping.
    Via @username is OK.  You don’t have to RT everything.  Resummarize it in your own words, then give credit at the end
    Use hashtags (#) appropriately, and sparingly.  Hashtags make it easy to search for topics, but they’re most valuable when you want to join a conversation.  Multiple hashtags in one tweet causes for clutter too.
    Leave enough space to be retweeted.
  • Use appropriate sentence case. Typing in all lower case doesn’t gain you any extra characters.  And unless you’re fighting for space, use proper grammar.
    Know what you’re sharing. Simply tweeting a blog post or article title may not always be the best description.  Demonstrate that you’ve read what you’re recommending, by summarizing it creatively, and to fit your audience.
    Give a brief description, or better yet, a teaser of what we’re about to see.  Think of it as a movie trailer, and you want people to follow-thru to the link.  Similarly, don’t just post a link.
    Avoid multiple RTs (retweets). Simply RT the person you source.  If someone is interested in seeing who the original source is, they can click on to the person you retweeted, or do a Twitter Search of the phrase or link.  At some point, too may @usernames in a single tweet just becomes name-dropping.
    Via @username is OK.  You don’t have to RT everything.  Resummarize it in your own words, then give credit at the end
    Use hashtags (#) appropriately, and sparingly.  Hashtags make it easy to search for topics, but they’re most valuable when you want to join a conversation.  Multiple hashtags in one tweet causes for clutter too.
    Leave enough space to be retweeted.
  • Use appropriate sentence case. Typing in all lower case doesn’t gain you any extra characters.  And unless you’re fighting for space, use proper grammar.
    Know what you’re sharing. Simply tweeting a blog post or article title may not always be the best description.  Demonstrate that you’ve read what you’re recommending, by summarizing it creatively, and to fit your audience.
    Give a brief description, or better yet, a teaser of what we’re about to see.  Think of it as a movie trailer, and you want people to follow-thru to the link.  Similarly, don’t just post a link.
    Avoid multiple RTs (retweets). Simply RT the person you source.  If someone is interested in seeing who the original source is, they can click on to the person you retweeted, or do a Twitter Search of the phrase or link.  At some point, too may @usernames in a single tweet just becomes name-dropping.
    Via @username is OK.  You don’t have to RT everything.  Resummarize it in your own words, then give credit at the end
    Use hashtags (#) appropriately, and sparingly.  Hashtags make it easy to search for topics, but they’re most valuable when you want to join a conversation.  Multiple hashtags in one tweet causes for clutter too.
    Leave enough space to be retweeted.
  • Use appropriate sentence case. Typing in all lower case doesn’t gain you any extra characters.  And unless you’re fighting for space, use proper grammar.
    Know what you’re sharing. Simply tweeting a blog post or article title may not always be the best description.  Demonstrate that you’ve read what you’re recommending, by summarizing it creatively, and to fit your audience.
    Give a brief description, or better yet, a teaser of what we’re about to see.  Think of it as a movie trailer, and you want people to follow-thru to the link.  Similarly, don’t just post a link.
    Avoid multiple RTs (retweets). Simply RT the person you source.  If someone is interested in seeing who the original source is, they can click on to the person you retweeted, or do a Twitter Search of the phrase or link.  At some point, too may @usernames in a single tweet just becomes name-dropping.
    Via @username is OK.  You don’t have to RT everything.  Resummarize it in your own words, then give credit at the end
    Use hashtags (#) appropriately, and sparingly.  Hashtags make it easy to search for topics, but they’re most valuable when you want to join a conversation.  Multiple hashtags in one tweet causes for clutter too.
    Leave enough space to be retweeted.
  • Use appropriate sentence case. Typing in all lower case doesn’t gain you any extra characters.  And unless you’re fighting for space, use proper grammar.
    Know what you’re sharing. Simply tweeting a blog post or article title may not always be the best description.  Demonstrate that you’ve read what you’re recommending, by summarizing it creatively, and to fit your audience.
    Give a brief description, or better yet, a teaser of what we’re about to see.  Think of it as a movie trailer, and you want people to follow-thru to the link.  Similarly, don’t just post a link.
    Avoid multiple RTs (retweets). Simply RT the person you source.  If someone is interested in seeing who the original source is, they can click on to the person you retweeted, or do a Twitter Search of the phrase or link.  At some point, too may @usernames in a single tweet just becomes name-dropping.
    Via @username is OK.  You don’t have to RT everything.  Resummarize it in your own words, then give credit at the end
    Use hashtags (#) appropriately, and sparingly.  Hashtags make it easy to search for topics, but they’re most valuable when you want to join a conversation.  Multiple hashtags in one tweet causes for clutter too.
    Leave enough space to be retweeted.
  • Transcript

    • 1. Twitter How Twitter Changed My Life in 140 Characters or Less h tt p:/ w it te r.com /je n it h /t
    • 2. Twitter History March 2006 Joined July 2007 January 2009 April 2009 December 2009 http://www.wired.com/epicenter/2007/04/twitter_creator/
    • 3. Twitter History March 2006 Joined July 2007 January 2009 April 2009 December 2009 http://www.wired.com/epicenter/2007/04/twitter_creator/
    • 4. Twitter History March 2006 Joined July 2007 January 2009 April 2009 December 2009 http://www.wired.com/epicenter/2007/04/twitter_creator/
    • 5. News & Media
    • 6. Stats
    • 7. Stats
    • 8. Stats
    • 9. Stats
    • 10. Stats
    • 11. What is Facebook? Multi-user, real-time chat No text limit on Wall Posts Add Friends, Groups, Fan Pages Public vs Private Make Connections
    • 12. What is Facebook? Multi-user, real-time chat No text limit on Wall Posts WHO YOU KNOW Add Friends, Groups, Fan Pages Public vs Private Make Connections
    • 13. What is Twitter? Real-time chat 140 character message Following & Followers Public vs Private Micro-blogging
    • 14. What is Twitter? Real-time chat 140 character message WHAT YOU KNOW Following & Followers Public vs Private Micro-blogging
    • 15. My Personal Leaning Net work
    • 16. What is Twitter? Real-time chat 140 character message Following & Followers Public vs Private Micro-blogging
    • 17. Lingo @ (at...) RT (retweet) DM (direct message) # (hashtag)
    • 18. 10 Basic Tips
    • 19. 10 Basic Tips 1. Go at your own pace
    • 20. 10 Basic Tips 1. Go at your own pace 2.Use Your Name and Add Bio
    • 21. 10 Basic Tips 1. Go at your own pace 2.Use Your Name and Add Bio 3.Decide public or private
    • 22. 10 Basic Tips 1. Go at your own pace 2.Use Your Name and Add Bio 3.Decide public or private 4.Follow friends you know
    • 23. 10 Basic Tips 1. Go at your own pace 2.Use Your Name and Add Bio 3.Decide public or private 4.Follow friends you know 5.Follow people/groups of interest/hobbies (ie. news, npr, Edweek, TwitterTips)
    • 24. 10 Basic Tips
    • 25. 10 Basic Tips 6.Keep balance of tweets, re-tweets, and links
    • 26. 10 Basic Tips 6.Keep balance of tweets, re-tweets, and links 7. Add app to your Smart phone
    • 27. 10 Basic Tips 6.Keep balance of tweets, re-tweets, and links 7. Add app to your Smart phone 8.Be selective about who you follow
    • 28. 10 Basic Tips 6.Keep balance of tweets, re-tweets, and links 7. Add app to your Smart phone 8.Be selective about who you follow 9.Watch out for spammers
    • 29. 10 Basic Tips 6.Keep balance of tweets, re-tweets, and links 7. Add app to your Smart phone 8.Be selective about who you follow 9.Watch out for spammers 10.Sprinkle in some personal so we know you are human...:)
    • 30. Other tips...
    • 31. Other tips... Use appropriate sentence case
    • 32. Other tips... Use appropriate sentence case Know what you are sharing
    • 33. Other tips... Use appropriate sentence case Know what you are sharing Give a brief description
    • 34. Other tips... Use appropriate sentence case Know what you are sharing Give a brief description Avoid multiple RTs (retweets)
    • 35. Other tips... Use appropriate sentence case Know what you are sharing Give a brief description Avoid multiple RTs (retweets) Via @username is ok
    • 36. Other tips... Use appropriate sentence case Know what you are sharing Give a brief description Avoid multiple RTs (retweets) Via @username is ok Use hashtags (#) appropriately and sparingly
    • 37. Other tips... Use appropriate sentence case Know what you are sharing Give a brief description Avoid multiple RTs (retweets) Via @username is ok Use hashtags (#) appropriately and sparingly Leave enough room to be retweeted
    • 38. Other tips... Use appropriate sentence case Know what you are sharing Give a brief description Avoid multiple RTs (retweets) Via @username is ok Use hashtags (#) appropriately and sparingly Leave enough room to be retweeted http://initiating.wordpress.com/2009/07/06/guide-to-twittering/
    • 39. NMUSD...on Twitter
    • 40. NMUSD...on Twitter http://twitter.com/nmusd http://twitter.com/tewinkle http://twitter.com/ensignschool http://twitter.com/Susastarita -Asst. Sup. of Elementary http://twitter.com/Rgreenenmusd -Director of Nutrition http://twitter.com/stevenglyer -Director of ET & CTE http://twitter.com/Testinggirl -Director of K12 Assessment http://twitter.com/JoifullGirl -Director of Student Services http://twitter.com/KaylarsDad -Director of IT http://twitter.com/lmboss -Public Information Officer http://twitter.com/jenith -K12 Ed Tech Coordinator http://twitter.com/lainierowell -K12 Ed Tech Coordinator http://twitter.com/rrodrigueznmusd -Principal http://twitter.com/philometer -Principal http://twitter.com/Gommr -Principal
    • 41. Accessing my PLN
    • 42. Accessing my PLN
    • 43. Accessing my PLN
    • 44. Accessing my PLN
    • 45. Accessing my PLN
    • 46. Let’s Get Started... http://twitter.com
    • 47. Let’s Get Started... http://twitter.com
    • 48. http://twitter.com/jenith
    • 49. http://jenith.wikispaces.com/twitter+plus http://jmishne.glogster.com/twitter/