I knew what twitter was and how to use it and
how hashtags(#) worked.
I created an account and had it just sit there at
my room mates request. Occasionally entering
free draw contests.
For this course I have chosen to follow people
and accounts that can help me in the courses I
plan on teaching.
In this course module 2 we created the PLN
and the twitter accounts.
Some of the people I decided to follow are
Neil deGrasse Tyson @neiltyson
Algebra Fact @algebrafact
Interactive Math Tutor @mathhelp911
I chose to follow Neil because he is inspiring
youth to pursue dreams and science.
This is being done through humour and
showing the science behind movies that would
not always be thought about.
For example… he did a live tweet during
Gravity pointing out the flaws.
Gives links to interactive math lessons as well
as providing help and support for students
having trouble with certain areas of
The selection of topics is extensive to help
students learn about various sections of
Posts facts and tips to help with various
Has links to videos to help with subject at
Still a lurker
I have 4 followers
I started following about
15 people… now that has
More than doubled