Twitter & Your PLN - 7/10/12

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Joe Mazza & Tony Cantiague facilitate a Twitter 1010 with Penn GSE graduate students. Two Day Workshop.

Joe Mazza & Tony Cantiague facilitate a Twitter 1010 with Penn GSE graduate students. Two Day Workshop.

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  • 1. QuickTimeª and a H.264 decompressor are needed to see this picture.Expand your PLN ❊E❊EE EE EE E❊E ❊ E E EE ❊ E E EE E ❊ ❊ E E❊ ❊ ❊ ❊ ❊ Penn GSE - Mid Career July 10, 2012 @joe_mazza @Cantiague_Lead
  • 2. Twitter is a free Web 2.0 social media service that allows users to send and receive messages known as tweets.
  • 3. Source: http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/55-interesting-social-media-infographics/
  • 4. Your Educational PLN •Graduate learners •School/District Leadership Team •Your School •Publications (i.e. ASCD) •Books/Speakers/Websites/Emails •Past networksVIDEO: Twitter in Plain English
  • 5. The Language of Twitter @ Reply sent to a specific person but visible to all. RT Re-Tweet or resending another persons tweet.Retweets are an extremely important part of twitter because it allows interesting ideas and news items to spread quickly. DM Direct message in private to a specific person. You can only DM a person who is following you. # Hashtag designating a topic as in #edchat
  • 6. Username Full Name Sample PageAvatar ProfileTweet Followers Following
  • 7. VIDEO: Twitter for Teachers
  • 8. As an Educator Why Use Twitter? Why Use Twitter? GrowthFor Your School Professional Rapidly Create your own disseminate "Personal Learning information, Network" (PLN)
  • 9. Why Use Twitter? For Your School Rapidly disseminate information
  • 10. Why Use Twitter? For Your School Rapidly disseminate informationMeetings Emergency Reminders& Events Information
  • 11. Knapp Elementary School’s Twitter Page http://twitter.com/knappelementary 11
  • 12. Knapp Elementary School’s Twitter Page http://twitter.com/knappelementary You can have a widget on your school/district website. Parents can easily access your tweets. You can set it so only your tweets are seen. 12
  • 13. Access to TwitterTwitter.com - initially Cell Phone-Like a text message Application on Computer-Tweetdeck, Tweetchat, others
  • 14. Why Use Twitter? Professional Growth Create your own "Personal Learning Network" (PLN)From within a dramatically new information landscape,the best description of the 21st Century teacher is Master Learner.—David Warlick
  • 15. It’s all about the #Hashtag #edchat #edtech #cpchat #elemchat #ptchat #kinderchat, 1stchat, 2ndchat, etc. #Cohort11Searching for the information YOU care about. The hashtag search.
  • 16. Global Twitter Use - July 2011
  • 17. United States Twitter Use - July 2011
  • 18. Visual: How does Twitter expand your PLN? (Since November 2011) (Since November 2011)
  • 19. Why I Value Twitter My PLN Search for Information Reflective Practice Global and Local Perspectives Instant Feedback Newsroom Showcase Professional Development Together We Are Better
  • 20. Ask a Question on Twitter
  • 21. Who Should I Follow?Who are you reading?http://twitter.com/nmhs_principalhttp://twitter.com/cybraryman1What professional groups do you belong to?http://twitter.com/PennGSEhttp://twitter.com/ascd Conferences Continue networking online after theWhat are you interested in? conference is over.http://twitter.com/NASA Check This Wikihttp://twitter.com/APA_Style http://twitter4teachers.pbworks.com/Look at who they follow and their followers.
  • 22. It’s your turn to register and send a Tweet. http://twitter.com
  • 23. Resources to help you move forward... Best Twitter Infographics of 2011 Learn Twitter Resources Page
  • 24. QuickTimeª and a H.264 decompressor are needed to see this picture.Expand your PLN ❊EE EE EE EE EE ❊ ❊ ❊ ❊ ❊ Penn GSE - Mid Career July 10, 2012 @joe_mazza @Cantiague_Lead