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I have learnt a lot since I started building my own professional learning network on Twitter. Here are a few tips for beginners.

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Twitter

  1. 1. Twitter
  2. 2. ICT Innovation Associate Principal Quinns Beach Primary School @bhavneetsingh12 http://about.me/bhavneetsingh12 http://on.fb.me/14P701A - 21 Century Skills Page http://on.fb.me/1fQqPAY - TeachMeetWA Group http://teachmeetwa.wikispaces.com/ - TMWA Wiki Bhavneet Singh
  3. 3. TeachMeetWA #TMWA
  4. 4. Why Twitter in 60 Seconds… http://youtu.be/fW69tdKspfg
  5. 5. Why Twitter • Authentic Audience • Share good practice • Share resources • Receive information • Participate in professional learning • Learn from others • Communicate • Connect with other educators globally • Connect with global thought leaders
  6. 6. So you’ve signed up! What next?
  7. 7. Personal Branding • Unique username • Bio • Photograph • Eggs-Animals & Avatars • Links to blogs, wikis, etc • Password
  8. 8. Construct a Tweet 140 characters Twitter Handle @ HashTags # Links http://www.... Retweets RT Modified Tweet MT Add Pictures Add location
  9. 9. Twitter Stream Hashtag Twitter Handle Twitter Handle Link Click to Reply Click to Retweet Click to add to favourites
  10. 10. Who to follow? • Look at who others are following • Read bios • Read what they tweet about • Look at the lists they are subscribed to • Follow & Unfollow – Nobody is offended
  11. 11. Sort people you follow in to lists.
  12. 12. Management tools
  13. 13. Ready to Tweet What do I Tweet about? • Retweet • Share links • Share articles • Share thoughts & quotes • Share good practice • Share new innovative ideas • Ask questions • Answer others questions
  14. 14. Next… • Join twitter chats • Remember to add the hashtags • Enjoy your new PLN

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