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Twitter: Are You Serious? Twitter: Are You Serious? Presentation Transcript

  • Randy Rodgers Birdville Independent School District
  • Cartoon Credit: Rob Cottingham
  • So, What, Exactly, Is It? • Social community • SMS (short message service) • 140 character maximum per post • Direct messages • Reply messages • Favorite messages • Searchable
  • In a Word… Micro-blogging
  • Okay, I See, but Why on Earth? • Easy to use • Portability • Expanding community • Search tool • Share resources • Get feedback • News • Publicity
  • Who Is Actually Using this Thing? • Businesses • Politicians • Charities • Schools • Moms, Dads, Grandparents • News Organizations • 3,000,000 Twitterers!
  • I’m Intrigued! How Do I Begin? • Go to http://twitter.com • Create an account • Search for other users • Follow a few • Post a few updates • People follow you
  • What Can I Do with It Now? • Class discussions • Class news/announcements • Parent communication • School public relations • Follow news • Learn of new resources • Collaborate
  • Now, Beware the Whale!
  • How About Some More Resources? • Culture on Twitter: http://www.oculture.com/culture_on_twitter • Twitter4teachers: http://twitter4teachers.pbwiki.com/ • Twitter in Education: http://www.scribd.com/doc/2286799/Can-we- use-Twitter-for-educational-activities • Twitter Tools: http://www.bestcollegesonline.com/blog/2009/0 4/02/top-100-tools-for-the-twittering-teacher/
  • Contact Information Twitter rrodgers Email Randyrodgersits (at) gmail (dot) com