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  • Twitter@TESL Ontario Introductory session John Allan Socialesl.comAt this time, please1 Open your email account2 Think of an account name and a password
  • Sources for this workshop
  • GURUs“I can try out a new idea in 30 minutes with Twitter.” Ze Frank
  • Testimonials
  • Top Ten Techie Lists
  • A StoryBird
  • AnInfographic
  • Scoop it!
  • Slideshow / PowerPoint
  • Prezis
  • YouTube
  • Blog Posts
  • Elearning (Camtasia)
  • Twitter itself
  • Tweets
  • On lineCourses
  • ITunesU Apps
  • Why waste my time?• people going to the bathroom, watching a movie, going somewhere…..• Follow your industry (TESL)• Follow specific specialties• TESL drama, IELTS, literacy,….• Keep abreast of events, (online & virtual)
  • What is Twitter?• A social networking tool• A micro-blogging platform• Micro because 140 characters or less• Free• Follow (anyone, be followed)• Provide micro-updates of your life or profession• Part of a healthy PLN Personal Learning Network
  • Why Twitter for Teachers?• Discover new activities / ideas• Socializing• Sharing /ideas• Locate interesting blogs• Professional Support• Join one of many emerging networks• Possibly as a teaching tool
  • Resources for Twitter• http://www.teachertrainingvideos.com/twitte r1/index.htmlRussell Stannard• Refer to hand out
  • Let’s go….• Have your email address available• Think of a descriptive username• Think of a password• Ok?• (If you have an account help out - please)• Surf to twitter.com
  • Twitter.com
  • Set up an account• At the Twitter homepage• Free / easy• Fullname• Email• Password• Username (available)• Tick, keep me logged in• Click “Create My Account”
  • *Confirm your Twitter Account• Confirm your account button• Go to your email account• Open the welcome email, Click Confirm link• Return to Twitter• Sign in• Look for your icon• *Do this later
  • Settings
  • Click HOME
  • Search for mrpottz
  • Follow Button
  • Click Follow
  • Follow by Interest
  • Other Web Resources
  • Search with a Keywordperson or interest genre
  • Tweet!• On the homePage• Click the Tweet icon• Type something• Click Tweet
  • Timeline
  • @ mentions• Any Twitter update that contains @username anywhere in the body of the Tweet.• Useful for finding a person’s posts, Useful for giving credit
  • HashTags• By placing the # symbol before a word, phrase, or abbreviation, it creates a mini-search engine phrase that can be looked up and followed on Twitter. #TESL2011 #TESOL #TESLONTARIO
  • HashTags• Create your own hashtag and either Tweet it out to your followers or send it via email #dgstk (Dana gas stock holders) #TESOLideas (Sharing Tips for TESOL) #TESLONTARIOLINC
  • Sending a Direct message• Important• (keeps communication private)• Take a conversation out of the main Twitter lists• @twitter name is public• DM (use the Twitter Message button to be sure)• Click PROFILE> Click MESSAGES> type message> Click MESSAGES(SEND)
  • Sending a Direct message• Important• (keeps communication private)• Take a conversation out of the main Twitter lists• @twitter name is public• DM (use the Twitter Message button to be sure)• Click PROFILE> Click MESSAGES> type message> Click MESSAGES(SEND)
  • Bitly• URL shortner
  • TwitPic• Share Media (pics, vid, audio) through Twitter
  • TweetDeck
  • Deleting a Tweet?• Yes, but it is already out there be careful