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Twitter for Educators By Maureen Cohen GHSAPrincipal Grafton High School 2011
<ul><li>Twitter is a free Web 2.0 social networking service that allows users to send and receive messages known as tweets...
 
<ul><li>@   Reply sent to a specific person but visible to  all </li></ul><ul><li>RT   Re-Tweet or resending another perso...
<ul><li>Twitter.com </li></ul><ul><li>Cell phone-As text message </li></ul><ul><li>Application on computer- Tweetdeck </li...
<ul><li>Professional Growth </li></ul><ul><li>Create your own PLN </li></ul><ul><li>“ Personal Learning Network ” </li></u...
Benefits of a PLN
 
<ul><li>Rapidly disseminate information for your school </li></ul><ul><li>Congratulations! </li></ul><ul><li>“ Great win f...
 
<ul><li>3 A’s to Remember:  Information can be :  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accessed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adapted </li><...
<ul><li>http ://.twitter.com/robertjmarzano </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/sirkenrobinson </li></ul><ul><li>http://t...
Tweet deck--Conversations
<ul><li>Twitter for Teachers  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bV5j_OIKPp4&feature= related </li></ul><ul><li>How to use Twi...
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  1. 1. Twitter for Educators By Maureen Cohen GHSAPrincipal Grafton High School 2011
  2. 2. <ul><li>Twitter is a free Web 2.0 social networking service that allows users to send and receive messages known as tweets. These tweets are 140 characters or less. </li></ul><ul><li>Everything you need to know about Twitter: http://mashable.com/guidebook/twitter / </li></ul>What is Twitter?
  3. 4. <ul><li>@ Reply sent to a specific person but visible to all </li></ul><ul><li>RT Re-Tweet or resending another person ’ s tweet. Retweets are an extremely important part of Twitter because it allows interesting ideas and news to spread quickly </li></ul><ul><li>DM Direct message in private to a specific person. </li></ul><ul><li>You can only DM a person who is following you </li></ul><ul><li># Hashtag designating a topic as in #MSSAAAP, #Edchat </li></ul>The language of Twitter
  4. 5. <ul><li>Twitter.com </li></ul><ul><li>Cell phone-As text message </li></ul><ul><li>Application on computer- Tweetdeck </li></ul><ul><li>Cellphone-application </li></ul><ul><li>Top Twitter Applications Include: Twitpic, Tweetdeck, digsby, Twitterfeed, Twitterholoc </li></ul><ul><li>http://techcrunch.com/2009/02/19/the-top-20-twitter-applications / </li></ul>Access to Twitter
  5. 6. <ul><li>Professional Growth </li></ul><ul><li>Create your own PLN </li></ul><ul><li>“ Personal Learning Network ” </li></ul>Why use Twitter?
  6. 7. Benefits of a PLN
  7. 9. <ul><li>Rapidly disseminate information for your school </li></ul><ul><li>Congratulations! </li></ul><ul><li>“ Great win for the soccer team today!” </li></ul><ul><li>Meetings/Events Reminders </li></ul><ul><li>“ GHS Open House tonight at 7pm” #GHSNews “Dance guest forms due by Friday.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Recognition Day today at GHS!”#GHSNews “ </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency Info </li></ul><ul><li>“ Early dismissal today 11am, due to hurricane.” </li></ul>Why Use Twitter?
  8. 11. <ul><li>3 A’s to Remember: Information can be : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accessed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adapted </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Archived </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Once it is out there, it is out there. </li></ul>Important Issues with Social Networking
  9. 12. <ul><li>http ://.twitter.com/robertjmarzano </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/sirkenrobinson </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/ ascd </li></ul><ul><li>Or search for the following on Twitter: </li></ul><ul><li>bhsprincipal </li></ul><ul><li>GHSAPrincipal </li></ul><ul><li>mcleod </li></ul><ul><li>northeagles </li></ul><ul><li>Look at who they follow and their followers to build up your network. Check this google doc out for ideas: </li></ul><ul><li>http ://bit.ly/ gyf8W3 </li></ul>Who Should I Follow?
  10. 13. Tweet deck--Conversations
  11. 14. <ul><li>Twitter for Teachers http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bV5j_OIKPp4&feature= related </li></ul><ul><li>How to use Twitter http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0xbjIE8cPM </li></ul>Twitter Videos
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