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Twitter Workshop Presentation

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Twitter Workshop Presentation

  1. 1. Why Is Everyone Atwitter about Twitter?<br />Tech Tuesday<br />The Schultz Center for Teaching and Leadership<br />
  2. 2. Guiding Thought:<br />Nothing has promised so much and has been so frustrating wasteful for teachers and leaders as the thousands of workshops and conferences that led to no significant change in practice.<br />-Michael Fullen-<br />
  3. 3. Objectives<br />Gain knowledge of social networking<br />Establish a Twitter account<br />Post a couple of Tweets<br />Follow someone<br />Demonstrate building a PLN or communicating with school community.<br />
  4. 4. What is Twitter?<br />Social network<br />Micro-blog<br />Post thoughts and information in 140 characters or less<br />Post in real time<br />
  5. 5. Overview – In Plain English<br />
  6. 6. What is Twitter?<br />Twitter launched publicly July 2006<br />It has become the single most talked about Web site since Facebook and grew 1,382% in the past year.<br />There are 200 million Twitter accounts now<br />Twitter grew 43% with the addition of just one user on January 23, 2009…<br />
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  11. 11. http://twitaholic.com/<br />
  12. 12. Why Tweet?<br />Find a job<br />Find new clients<br />Find garden tips, recipes, anything<br />Communicate<br />Form a PLN<br />Let’s take a look! <br />
  13. 13. Paty Savage’s Twitter<br />http://twitter.com/patysavage<br />
  14. 14. Twitter Etiquette – The Rules<br />
  15. 15. Getting Started:<br />Sign up for free<br />Use a simple name close to your own<br />Upload your photo<br />Fill in your bio, homepage, etc.<br />
  16. 16. Let’s Tweet!<br />
  17. 17. Homework<br />Update your Twitter (professional or personal)<br />Include external links<br />Include a picture (Twitpic)<br />Retweet someone else’s tweet<br />Follow some people<br />(Hopefully) have others follow you<br />
  18. 18. In-service Points<br />5 points<br />Start/Complete date: 051310<br />Component Title: Integrating Technology and Instruction<br />Component #: 30030300<br />Level: District<br />Include your SSN on white sheet<br />Include 4 digit school/RC number<br />

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