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Why Educators should be using Twitter



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  • 1. Why would any Educator want to use Twitter…?
    It’s not like there’s any “real” information being shared on Twitter…right…?
  • 2. I’m an Educator, and here are a few reasons I use Twitter…
  • 3. - Retired Educator
    - Ultimate master of information
    - Why would you “google” it, when you can “cybraryman” it…?
  • 4. Tom Altepeter@tomaltepeter
    • Middle School Assistant Principal
    • 5. Passionate about intercultural responsiveness and social justice
    • 6. Will get you thinking and reflecting…
  • @Grade1Aviva Dunsiger
    Two awesome Educators doing some really cool things with the young kiddos!
    Pernille Ripp
  • 7. Elementary school Principal- helping students focus on learning, not awards and extrinsic motivators-Advocate of the “digital resume”
    Chris Wejr
  • 8. @web20classroomSteve Anderson
    • District Instructional Technologists
    • 9. Technology is afraid of these two Educators
    • 10. They answer technology questions in their sleep
    • 11. Provide a wealth of knowledge and resources
    • 12. Always willing to help and collaborate
    Kyle Pace
  • 13. @NMHS_PrincipalEric SheningerHigh School Principal
    - Questions current educational practices
    • Supports and encourages tech integration in schools
    • 14. Motivates and inspires leading by example
    • 15. “Godfather” of the Twitterverse
    - TV star
  • 16. The brothers…
    George Couros
    Elementary Principal
    The Principal of Change
    Really nice guy!
    Alec Couros
    Ed Tech Professor
    Does great stuff with
    his students
  • 17. @danielpink
    Amazing authors who communicate through Twitter
  • 18. David Truss@datruss
    Building Principals that have been implementing #nooffice days
    Dwight Carter
  • 19. Josh Stumpenhorst@stumpteacher
    6th grade Language Arts and Social Science teacher in suburban Chicago, IL
    • Empowers kids to take control of their learning
    • 20. Expert in making videos!
    • 21. Aspiring Jedi
  • @shannoninottawaShannon Smith
    - Vice Principal K-8 in Canada
    • Great ideas for both getting and providing authentic feedback
    • 22. Constant voice of reflection and positive thinking
    • 23. Will encourage and help you
  • @gwynethjonesGwyneth Jones“The Daring Librarian”
    - Library Media Specialist Extraordinaire
    • Queen of QR codes
    • 24. More ideas for a library than you can handle
    • 25. Amazing blog
    • 26. Even more amazing personality
  • High School Principal- Knowledge on going 1:1- Amazing at communicating with parents and community- Excellent job of school public relations- Great model for administrators
    Patrick Larkin
  • 27. @MZimmer557Michael Zimmer
    • Technology Integration Specialist
    • 28. A technology mastermind
    • 29. Has resources for all content areas
    • 30. Seems to have a limitless amount of ideas
    • 31. Great blog
  • @theteachinggameKatie Hellerman
    - Success coach for Elem. & Sec. Edu.
    - Has an excellent once a month video blog
    • Is always upbeat and optimistic!
    • 32. Great advice for new & young educators
  • - Math Teacher
    - Excellent resource for math teachers
    - Great discussion on student motivation
    • Visit “Real Teaching means Real Learning” blog
    @d_martin05Dave Martin
  • 33. @nunavut_teacherBrian Barry
    - 9th Grade Teacher in Canada
    • Has the awesome “A short conversation with” series
    • 34. Big voice in the extrinsic / intrinsic motivation discussion
  • @L_Hilt
    Lyn Hilt
    Jeff Delp
    Cale Birk
    Akevy Greenblatt
  • 35. @ideaguy42
    Bob Dillon
    Chris McGee
    Local Superstars
    Krissy Venosdale
    Stephanie Madlinger
  • 36. @thompson_shsTonya ThompsonLibrary Media Specialist
    Don Grimshaw
    High School Principal
    JP Prezzavento
    High School English Teacher
  • 37.
  • 38. Thanks for watching, and I look forward to learning, sharing and growing with you on Twitter soon…