Not Just A Call Number Any More!
Roswell North Elementary School
What is it
an instant Personal Learning Network at your fingertips
Why should I use it?Well, it was an AH HAH moment -
Instead of waiting for this
And this …
And culling through journals to follow people and trends,
wasn’t there a better way? AH HAH! …
When I read a blog about a teacher who
shared her Eureka moment about Twitter
as her personal PLN, it hit me right then.
Personal PLN and PLC… our school is
heavily into PLC, maybe this could be for
OK! I got it for the possibilities….
but how do I do Twitter?
Twead along with me….
Is it for Call Number?
Is it for Page Number?
Is it for Weight?
Or for #Hashtag?
(it’s all of them of course…)
Once I got it, I was hooked!
Ahhh Twitter, why do I love you?
Let me count the ways!
Our goals for today:
Set up a Twitter Account :
What should my handle be?
Find out a bit of the HOW TO’s…
Anatomy of a tweet…
Find some followers
Learn to speak hashtag
and a little more
Tweet – the message you type – 140 characters or less
Handle – your twitter name
Hashtag – topic and group related discussions, is a search
term #GLMASI14 - this conference’s subject heading!
Twitterverse - all the tweeps
Tweeps – the folks in Twitterverse
Follow (and Unfollow) – people, groups, events you are
Twitter Etiquette – use good judgment – it is social media
and Twitterverse has over 500 million tweeps! Plus…your
mother and your boss may be watching!
Anatomy of a TWEET
Author of the
The tweet has
The tweet is
TCreate a Twitter Account
What should your handle be?
Consider: keep this account professional,
save personal stuff for another account or media
Review of the Twitter page
Who should I follow?
Consider adding to your profile
Resources Galore on Google – a search with Twitter for Teachers or Twitter for educators
will make your cup runneth over!
Work smarter not harder! Search for resources online to help get in the Twitter groove
You Tube – Twitter for Beginners
Pinterest – Twitter Tools and Tricks, Twitter for Educators,
Follow chats – join one! #edchat, #PBL, #PBLchat, Hashtags for Education
Find professionals to follow Is Twitter Your Superpower?
Give yourself a chance to find your AH HAH moment and see if it puts some
Zip Ah Dee Doo Dah and a blue bird on your shoulder kind of day!
Need more help? Let Professor Google help you!
Widely accepted practice: Keep professional and personal social media separate.