June 19, 2012Here’s a snapshot of my Twitter PLN…
Inside Higher Ed@IHEtech• This Twitter account provides followers with the latest information from their Inside Higher Ed online website.• A good sources for interesting higher education news, technology stories and more.• I probably view their website more than rely on tweets as they are not big tweeters.• Tweets on a monthly basis.
David Kapuler@dkapuler• An EdTech specialist and education consultant.• I have joined David’s mailing list and subscribed to his Technology Tidbits: Thoughts of a Cyber Hero emails. Great resource!• Provides current and emerging information on K-12 web tools for all subject areas and grade levels.• One of my favourite sources for reading about new web tools.• Tweets every day on a regular basis.
Richard Byrne@rmbryne• An educator, writer and blogger.• Created a great website called Free Technology for Teachers , full of K-12 resources, tutorials, technology book recommendations and free downloads.• Tweets about the resources published on his blog.• Tweets on a regular basis.
Common Sense Media@CommonSenseNews• An organization that is dedicated to providing trustworthy media and technology resources.• Twitter profile provides a link to the Common Sense Media website for K-12 educators.• To access a vast resources library on the website, educators must register – well worth it!• Their tweets are very conversational in conjunction with tweeting about new website resources.• Tweets on a regular basis.
July 19, 2012Here’s a snapshot of my Twitter PLN…My Twitter account has grown
As I have discovered, Twitter provides me with an endless supply ofrich professional resources, websites, tools and networkingopportunities.• The focus of my Twitter account includes K-University educators, educational technology and social media organizations.• Building my own personal learning network (PLN) has been professionally rewarding. I have established connections with technology professionals and educational experts by retweeting or replying to their tweets.• I have participated in one of the Twitter #edchat discussions that take place on Tuesday’s at 5 pm.• My favourite hashtags include #edtech, #edchat, #teaching and #socialmedia.