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Actem twitter session


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Actem twitter session

  1. 1. Using Twitter to Build a PLN MaineEd Conference October 14, 2011Patrick LarkinBurlington High School Principal (Burlington, MA) Voice # - (559) 245-2757
  2. 2. My soap box statement
  3. 3. Burlington High School Mission Statement
  4. 4. Why do we need to embrace Social Media? “To promote student learning through the use of mobile learning devices and social media in instruction that further prepares students to be active, constructive participants in the highly connected world in which they already live and will soon work.." (From NASSP Position Statement on Using Mobile and Social Technologies in school) 2011
  5. 5. On to Twitter
  6. 6. So I Joined Twitter in January of 2009 and saw this...
  7. 7. #Edchat
  8. 8. Other Ed. Hashtags#engchat, #spedchat,#musedchat, #sschat,#cpchat,#libchat, #ellchat,#kinderchat...Check out the whole list herevia @cybraryman
  9. 9. Take my PLN’s word for it
  10. 10. “The smartest person in the room is the room.” anonymous
  11. 11. “If we can learn how toshare our perspectives,we can see the wholepicture.Davidson, Cathy N. (2011-08-18). Now You See It: How the BrainScience of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, andLearn (Kindle Locations 141-142). VIKING ADULT. Kindle Edition. ”
  12. 12. Moving forward with Twitter
  13. 13. #backchannelconversations
  14. 14. Students are tweeting!
  15. 15. #bhschat
  16. 16. Follow BreakingNews Around The World
  17. 17. WatchHistory As ItHappens
  18. 18. WatchHistory As ItHappens
  19. 19. My TwitterResources
  20. 20. Tweetdeck