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    • Why would any Educator want to use Twitter…?
      It’s not like there’s any “real” information being shared on Twitter…right…?
    • I’m an Educator, and here are a few reasons I use Twitter…
    • - Retired Educator
      - Ultimate master of information
      - Why would you “google” it, when you can “cybraryman” it…?
      Jerry Blumengarten@cybraryman1www.cybraryman.com
    • Tom Altepeter@tomaltepeter
      • Middle School Assistant Principal
      • Passionate about intercultural responsiveness and social justice
      • Will get you thinking and reflecting…
    • @Grade1Aviva Dunsiger
      Two awesome Educators doing some really cool things with the young kiddos!
      Pernille Ripp
    • Elementary school Principal- helping students focus on learning, not awards and extrinsic motivators-Advocate of the “digital resume”
      Chris Wejr
    • @web20classroomSteve Anderson
      • District Instructional Technologists
      • Technology is afraid of these two Educators
      • They answer technology questions in their sleep
      • Provide a wealth of knowledge and resources
      • Always willing to help and collaborate
      Kyle Pace
    • @NMHS_PrincipalEric SheningerHigh School Principal
      - Questions current educational practices
      • Supports and encourages tech integration in schools
      • Motivates and inspires leading by example
      • “Godfather” of the Twitterverse
      - TV star
    • The brothers…
      George Couros
      Elementary Principal
      The Principal of Change
      Really nice guy!
      Alec Couros
      Ed Tech Professor
      Does great stuff with
      his students
    • @danielpink
      Amazing authors who communicate through Twitter
    • David Truss@datruss
      Building Principals that have been implementing #nooffice days
      Dwight Carter
    • Josh Stumpenhorst@stumpteacher
      6th grade Language Arts and Social Science teacher in suburban Chicago, IL
      • Empowers kids to take control of their learning
      • Expert in making videos!
      • Aspiring Jedi
    • @shannoninottawaShannon Smith
      - Vice Principal K-8 in Canada
      • Great ideas for both getting and providing authentic feedback
      • Constant voice of reflection and positive thinking
      • Will encourage and help you
    • @gwynethjonesGwyneth Jones“The Daring Librarian”
      - Library Media Specialist Extraordinaire
      • Queen of QR codes
      • More ideas for a library than you can handle
      • Amazing blog
      • 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
    • @MZimmer557Michael Zimmer
      • Technology Integration Specialist
      • A technology mastermind
      • Has resources for all content areas
      • Seems to have a limitless amount of ideas
      • Great blog
    • @theteachinggameKatie Hellerman
      - Success coach for Elem. & Sec. Edu.
      - Has an excellent once a month video blog
      • Is always upbeat and optimistic!
      • 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
    • @nunavut_teacherBrian Barry
      - 9th Grade Teacher in Canada
      • Has the awesome “A short conversation with” series
      • Big voice in the extrinsic / intrinsic motivation discussion
    • @L_Hilt
      Lyn Hilt
      Jeff Delp
      Cale Birk
      Akevy Greenblatt
    • @ideaguy42
      Bob Dillon
      Chris McGee
      Local Superstars
      Krissy Venosdale
      Stephanie Madlinger
    • @thompson_shsTonya ThompsonLibrary Media Specialist
      Don Grimshaw
      High School Principal
      JP Prezzavento
      High School English Teacher
    • Thanks for watching, and I look forward to learning, sharing and growing with you on Twitter soon…