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  1. 1. Building a PLN (Personal Learning Network) Greg Kulowiec @gregkulowiec [email_address] Plymouth South High School
  2. 2. ?
  3. 3. Why?
  4. 4. Live Twitter Demo
  5. 5. Andrea Pleau Smithfield, RI Becky Ellis Ogden, Utah
  6. 6. Sharing Student story <ul><li>French Revolution vs. Egyptian Protest Project </li></ul><ul><li>Shared with PLN </li></ul><ul><li>WBUR (90.0) Boston's NPR Station </li></ul><ul><li>Shared with PLN </li></ul><ul><li>April 19th visit to Brown University  </li></ul>
  7. 7. How to use Twitter... <ul><li>@ </li></ul><ul><li># </li></ul><ul><li>RT </li></ul><ul><li>DM </li></ul><ul><li>Shortening URLs </li></ul>
  8. 8. Specifics of Twitter Use <ul><li>@gregkulowiec - this message is directed to me, but anyone who follows the sender or receiver will see the message </li></ul><ul><li>#sschat - If you include a hashtag in your tweet, anyone who is searching twitter for that particular hashtag will see your tweet.   </li></ul><ul><li>RT - If someone writes a tweet that you want to share again, you can re-tweet their message.  If someone re-tweets your tweet, it is normal to thank them for the 'RT' </li></ul><ul><li>DM - Direct messages can only be sent to people who mutually follow each other and they are completely private. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Chats <ul><li>#sschat </li></ul><ul><li>#edchat </li></ul><ul><li>#scichat </li></ul><ul><li>#engchat... </li></ul><ul><li>Cybraryman1's Chat Page </li></ul>
  10. 10. #sschat <ul><li>Monday Nights 7-8pm est </li></ul><ul><li>Weekly Poll </li></ul><ul><li>Started last summer with 5 users... </li></ul>
  11. 11. #sschat Wiki
  12. 12. Stages of Twitter Lurk - just watch a chat or search for a specific chat. RT - If you see something you like, re-tweet it! Share Links - If you find a great article, copy the link & paste it into your tweet to share. Share thoughts - it is perfectly okay to share non-education based tweets, we are all human. Share your blog posts - Start a blog! Share your posts with the world.  If you don't have a large following try tagging your tweet with a specific hashtag so more people can see the tweet.
  13. 13. 140 Characters...How will that work? <ul><li>140 characters can get used up quickly....shorten your links. </li></ul><ul><li>If you want to share a link / URL, shorten the link by using: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Paste the link into the site and it will be shortened. </li></ul><ul><li>Example of a shortened link </li></ul><ul><li>(this presentation)  </li></ul><ul><li>(this presentation shortened) </li></ul>
  14. 14. Who to Follow? <ul><li>Watch a chat (#sschat, #scichat...) and take note of who shares great links & follow them. </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter4Teachers Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>find teachers by discipline </li></ul><ul><li>Cybraryman's Who to Follow Page </li></ul><ul><li>based on specific chats </li></ul>
  15. 15. Additional Twitter Resources <ul><li>How to take part in a chat </li></ul>