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So, What, Exactly, Is It? <ul><li>Social community </li></ul><ul><li>SMS (short message service) </li></ul><ul><li>140 cha...
In a Word…
Okay, I See, but Why on Earth? <ul><li>Easy to use </li></ul><ul><li>Portability  </li></ul><ul><li>Expanding community </...
Who Is Actually Using this Thing? <ul><li>Businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Politicians </li></ul><ul><li>Charities </li></ul><...
I’m Intrigued! How Do I Begin? <ul><li>Go to  http://twitter.com   </li></ul><ul><li>Create an account </li></ul><ul><li>S...
What Can I Do with It Now? <ul><li>Class discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Class news/announcements </li></ul><ul><li>Parent c...
Now, Beware the Whale!
Contact Information <ul><li>Randyrodgersits (at) gmail (dot) com </li></ul>
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Twitter: Are You Serious?

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Presentation on Twitter given at TCEA Region X & XI conference.

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  1. 2. So, What, Exactly, Is It? <ul><li>Social community </li></ul><ul><li>SMS (short message service) </li></ul><ul><li>140 character maximum per post </li></ul><ul><li>Direct messages </li></ul><ul><li>Reply messages </li></ul><ul><li>Favorite messages </li></ul><ul><li>Searchable </li></ul>
  2. 3. In a Word…
  3. 4. Okay, I See, but Why on Earth? <ul><li>Easy to use </li></ul><ul><li>Portability </li></ul><ul><li>Expanding community </li></ul><ul><li>Search tool </li></ul><ul><li>Share resources </li></ul><ul><li>Get feedback </li></ul><ul><li>News </li></ul><ul><li>Publicity </li></ul>
  4. 5. Who Is Actually Using this Thing? <ul><li>Businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Politicians </li></ul><ul><li>Charities </li></ul><ul><li>Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Moms, Dads, Grandparents </li></ul><ul><li>News Organizations </li></ul><ul><li>3,000,000 Twitterers! </li></ul>
  5. 6. I’m Intrigued! How Do I Begin? <ul><li>Go to http://twitter.com </li></ul><ul><li>Create an account </li></ul><ul><li>Search for other users </li></ul><ul><li>Follow a few </li></ul><ul><li>Post a few updates </li></ul><ul><li>People follow you </li></ul>
  6. 7. What Can I Do with It Now? <ul><li>Class discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Class news/announcements </li></ul><ul><li>Parent communication </li></ul><ul><li>School public relations </li></ul><ul><li>Follow news </li></ul><ul><li>Learn of new resources </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate </li></ul>
  7. 8. Now, Beware the Whale!
  8. 9. Contact Information <ul><li>Randyrodgersits (at) gmail (dot) com </li></ul>
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