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Community via a P L N N C T E Thursday

  1. 1. Community Via a
  2. 2. Why community via SN?O Need daily affirmation and informationO Reaches beyond own borders/wallsO Exposure to many different ideas/viewpointsO Is open 24/7
  3. 3. So I turn to social media TWITTER
  4. 4. Some Tweet FactsO Strongest growth in any social network surpassing Pinterest, Reddit, and LinkedInO Used by 2 X as many women as menO 25-55 year olds is largest demographicO “poor man’s social network”O 60% of all users have some college educationO Use has doubled in the past 12 months O MediaBistro, August 2012
  5. 5. Usage 2007-2012
  6. 6. Here is what Twitter saysabout online PD/community All you need to do is ask…
  7. 7. Following @donalynbooks would net youhundreds of others to follow, connect you to#nerdybookclub and #titlechat and get links to@educationweek and other blogs
  8. 8. Connecting with @readingjunkee getsconnections to @yalsa, nets more people tofollow in the library field, and will also shake outbook titles as must reads.
  9. 9. @utalaniz is the queen of RTs. If you misssomething, she will catch it for you. Interestinglinks in her posts.
  10. 10. Why Twitter?O Decreased funding for PDO Distance to eventsO Time away from workO Can meet like-minded individualsO Makes connections across country and world
  11. 11. And here is @FrankiSibberson asking us whatwe are reading on Mondays. Anothercommunity!
  12. 12. And here is Sara’s tweet about Banned BooksWeek so we can see what her students doevery day to celebrate the Freadom to Read.
  13. 13. Resources Available on Twitter Other communities O Librarians O Teachers O University folks O Organizations O Authors O Publishers
  14. 14. How and Where to Start
  15. 15. My Approach Assignment for my YA Literature ClassesFollow O one literacy organization O one YA author O one teacher O one librarian O one professor
  17. 17. AuthorO @libbabrayO @flamelauthorO @LaurelsnyderO @studiojjkO @neilhimself
  18. 18. TeacherO @donalynbooksO @paulwhankinsO @andersonglO @jenansbachO @heisereadsO @franksibberson
  19. 19. LibrarianO @frootjoosO @lbraun2000O @magpielibrarianO @scouriO @mrschureadsO @lizbO @catagatorO @sophieb
  20. 20. ProfessorO @doctordeaO @karinlibrarianO @dianeravitchO @professornanaO @texaspageturnerO @skajder
  21. 21. PublishersO @lbschoolO @harperteenO @randomhousekidsO @scholasticO @candlewick
  22. 22. Twitter Starter Pack with Sophie BrookoverName Twitter HandleGretchen Colderup librarifiedBuffy Hamilton buffyjhamiltonJennifer Lagarde jenniferlagardeKaryn Silverman infowitchJennifer Hubert-Swan readingrantsBeth Saxton bethreadsSarah Couri scouriErin Downey Howerton hybridlibLiz Burns lizbMelissa Rabey mrabeyKathy Ishikuza kishikuzaTeri Lesesne professornanaSophie Brookover sophiebiblioLinda Braun lbraun2000Joyce Valenza joycevalenzaMonica Edinger medingerAngie Manfredi misskubelikJustin Hoenke justinlibrarianPatrick Ness Patrick_NessYALSA yalsaBeth Friese librarybethNeil Gaiman neilhimselfKirkus kirkusreviewsALAN ALANorgPew Research pewresearchKelly Milner Halls KellyMilnerHAnita Silvey anitasilveySchool Library Journal sljournal jenbigheartTammy Blackwell Miss_Tammy bkshelvesofdoomJohn Green realjohngreenRoger Sutton rogerreadsThe Horn Book hbookBetsy Bird fusenumber8Diane Ravitch dianeravitchBrian Selznick brianselznickBooks on Tape/Listening Library BOTLibraryAmy Alessio amyalessioJoanna Axelrod textinglibrarian catagator
  23. 23. Building out a PLNO Follow followersO Follow linksO Follow suggestions
  24. 24. Following followersO @Donalynbooks (9200+ followers) O @colbysharp (1000+ followers) O Augustascattergood O @paulwhankins (almost 4000 followers) O @katsok So, if I follow Donalyn and Paul and Colby, I have the potential for reaching 15K people with my tweets.
  25. 25. Not just people, links
  26. 26. Links
  27. 27. Links
  28. 28. Joining Tweet ChatsMaking more connections
  29. 29. TitletalkO Last Sunday of every monthO 7-8 PM CSTO Hosted by @donalynbooks and @colbysharpO Topic announced in advanceO Open to allO Chat is always archived
  30. 30. ReadadvO Thursdays from 7-8 PM CSTO Hosted by @lizb and @catagator and @sophiebibO Various aspects of readers’ advisory is themeO Chat is archived
  31. 31. Other chatsO Engchat O MondaysO Satchat O SaturdaysO 4thchat, 5thchat O Grade level chatsO Sschat O Social studies community
  32. 32. Virtual conference attendance 12&src=typd Twitter and Instagram.
  33. 33. Some final adviceO Tailor your PLN to suit your needsO Be active in order to form the communityO Invite others to join youO Develop diversity