Are you a Twit or a Tweep?
Lisa Stevens @lisibo lisibo.com
Today we’ll explore
why tweet?
getting started
jargon and technicalities
dos and don’ts
Twitter in education
Becoming a Twit ;)
user name
bio
profile picture
privacy
Why tweet?
connections and sharing
build a PLN
work
interests
community
worldwide knowledge
SurveyMonkey
Powerful communities that
support participants in
nonjudgmental ways.
Because in these cash-strapped
times it gives unlimi...
Having a great time in
Nottingham at UK eTwinning
Conference
This tweet can be seen by anyone who follows me and
can be se...
@fatimaduerden -
wish you were here
This tweet can be seen by anyone who follows
both Fátima and I. It will also appear in...
.@fatimaduerden -
wish you were here
This tweet can be seen by anyone in my timeline
(i.e. who follows me) as @ is not the...
@ vs DM
An @ message is directed to the person but is
public - like shouting across the room.
!
A DM (direct message) is l...
RT and MT
RT = retweet
Use when you want to share what someone else has tweeted
!
MT - modified tweet
Use when you edit the...
Making ‘friends’ and
influencing people
How to make ‘friends’
follow people you know
import contacts
invite people
search for things that
interest you
lists
eTwinning lists
http://padlet.com/nocilla13/etweeps
https://twitter.com/eTwinningUK/lists/
etwinners
https://twitter.com/l...
Lists
organise followers into
groups
follow ‘themes’
easily share groups of
contacts
Hashtags
meetings
interests
days
conferences
sorting things
Hashtag - ‘meetings’
#ukedchat - every Thursday 8pm-9pm
#globalclassroom - every 2nd Saturday
11am
#mflchat - 1st Tuesday e...
Hashtags - ‘interests’
Twitter hashtags for teachers
#mfltwitterati - language teachers
#ipaded - iPads
#byod or #1to1
Hashtag - days!
#FF - follow Friday - use to endorse
people/let people know you appreciate
them
#PedagooFriday - celebrate...
Hashtags ‘conferences’
#etuk14 - conference hashtag
#etwinuk - 2011 conference hashtag
#tmbett14 - every year so need to a...
#etwilfie
Deadline
- midnight tonight
(21st June)
What should I
tweet?
Unmaking friends
mute
unfollow
block
report
Dos and don’ts
don’t click on tweets with just a URL
be suspicious of tweets from people with
3 followers that follow 735 ...
Dos and don’ts
tweets are 140
characters; if you need
more than that, blog it!
(Or use Twitlonger!)
think before you tweet...
Dos and don'ts
decide if this is a personal or professional
thing. If you mix, be careful
mind your language
review who yo...
Be interesting and relevant!
If you have nothing to say, don’t
tweet!
Don’t get
Twitterhea!
Especially if you’re talking
about yourself!
Tweeting in education?
Is there a place for it?
What is that place?
How can we manage it?
Tweeting schools
Here’s a Twitter list of tweeting UK schools
And US/Canadian schools
Cleverbox
suggests…
Use in the classroom
Ideas
ask questions
share work
celebrate what’s going on
get feedback from outside
talk to the other side of
the world
A French class
Lots of ideas
Practicalities
who’s in control?
do you need permission?
one account or many?
Twitter “clients”
twitter.com
Tweetdeck
Hootsuite
!
Twitter app
Tweetbot app
SurveyMonkey
Tweetdeck
Visualising tweets
Visibletweets
Twitterfall
Tweetbeam
tweepsmap.com
also twocation.com
mentionmapp.com
#firsttweet
discover.twitter.com/first-tweet#lisibo
paper.li
!
Storify
It’s addictive!
Stumbleupon quiz
Most cartoons from
http://pictovista.blogspot.co.uk/
2011/06/35-funny-twitter-cartoons.html
Lisa Stevens
lisibo@me.com
http://lisibo.com
@lisibo
Ltd
Are you a Twit or a Tweep? - Twitter
Are you a Twit or a Tweep? - Twitter
Are you a Twit or a Tweep? - Twitter
Are you a Twit or a Tweep? - Twitter
Are you a Twit or a Tweep? - Twitter
Are you a Twit or a Tweep? - Twitter
Are you a Twit or a Tweep? - Twitter
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Are you a Twit or a Tweep? - Twitter

  1. 1. Are you a Twit or a Tweep? Lisa Stevens @lisibo lisibo.com
  2. 2. Today we’ll explore why tweet? getting started jargon and technicalities dos and don’ts Twitter in education
  3. 3. Becoming a Twit ;) user name bio profile picture privacy
  4. 4. Why tweet? connections and sharing build a PLN work interests community worldwide knowledge SurveyMonkey
  5. 5. Powerful communities that support participants in nonjudgmental ways. Because in these cash-strapped times it gives unlimited access to the best brains in the business and learning opportunities
  6. 6. Having a great time in Nottingham at UK eTwinning Conference This tweet can be seen by anyone who follows me and can be searched (as I have not locked my account)
  7. 7. @fatimaduerden - wish you were here This tweet can be seen by anyone who follows both Fátima and I. It will also appear in Fátima’s notifications.
  8. 8. .@fatimaduerden - wish you were here This tweet can be seen by anyone in my timeline (i.e. who follows me) as @ is not the first character. It will also appear in Fátima’s notifications.
  9. 9. @ vs DM An @ message is directed to the person but is public - like shouting across the room. ! A DM (direct message) is like a text and is private. This is how to send e.g. email addresses or have private conversations
  10. 10. RT and MT RT = retweet Use when you want to share what someone else has tweeted ! MT - modified tweet Use when you edit the tweet ! Quote - apps like Tweetbot and Twitter allow you to quote and comment on the tweet
  11. 11. Making ‘friends’ and influencing people
  12. 12. How to make ‘friends’ follow people you know import contacts invite people search for things that interest you lists
  13. 13. eTwinning lists http://padlet.com/nocilla13/etweeps https://twitter.com/eTwinningUK/lists/ etwinners https://twitter.com/lisibo/lists/ etwinning
  14. 14. Lists organise followers into groups follow ‘themes’ easily share groups of contacts
  15. 15. Hashtags meetings interests days conferences sorting things
  16. 16. Hashtag - ‘meetings’ #ukedchat - every Thursday 8pm-9pm #globalclassroom - every 2nd Saturday 11am #mflchat - 1st Tuesday each month ; starts July 1st 8pm
  17. 17. Hashtags - ‘interests’ Twitter hashtags for teachers #mfltwitterati - language teachers #ipaded - iPads #byod or #1to1
  18. 18. Hashtag - days! #FF - follow Friday - use to endorse people/let people know you appreciate them #PedagooFriday - celebrate great things in education #errantapostropheWednesday
  19. 19. Hashtags ‘conferences’ #etuk14 - conference hashtag #etwinuk - 2011 conference hashtag #tmbett14 - every year so need to add date #ililc4
  20. 20. #etwilfie Deadline - midnight tonight (21st June)
  21. 21. What should I tweet?
  22. 22. Unmaking friends mute unfollow block report
  23. 23. Dos and don’ts don’t click on tweets with just a URL be suspicious of tweets from people with 3 followers that follow 735 and have only tweeted once use ‘block’ and report spam
  24. 24. Dos and don’ts tweets are 140 characters; if you need more than that, blog it! (Or use Twitlonger!) think before you tweet! remember that your tweets are public
  25. 25. Dos and don'ts decide if this is a personal or professional thing. If you mix, be careful mind your language review who you follow periodically watch out for ‘trolls’
  26. 26. Be interesting and relevant!
  27. 27. If you have nothing to say, don’t tweet!
  28. 28. Don’t get Twitterhea! Especially if you’re talking about yourself!
  29. 29. Tweeting in education? Is there a place for it? What is that place? How can we manage it?
  30. 30. Tweeting schools Here’s a Twitter list of tweeting UK schools And US/Canadian schools
  31. 31. Cleverbox suggests…
  32. 32. Use in the classroom
  33. 33. Ideas ask questions share work celebrate what’s going on get feedback from outside talk to the other side of the world
  34. 34. A French class
  35. 35. Lots of ideas
  36. 36. Practicalities who’s in control? do you need permission? one account or many?
  37. 37. Twitter “clients” twitter.com Tweetdeck Hootsuite ! Twitter app Tweetbot app SurveyMonkey
  38. 38. Tweetdeck
  39. 39. Visualising tweets Visibletweets Twitterfall Tweetbeam
  40. 40. tweepsmap.com also twocation.com
  41. 41. mentionmapp.com
  42. 42. #firsttweet discover.twitter.com/first-tweet#lisibo
  43. 43. paper.li ! Storify
  44. 44. It’s addictive!
  45. 45. Stumbleupon quiz
  46. 46. Most cartoons from http://pictovista.blogspot.co.uk/ 2011/06/35-funny-twitter-cartoons.html
  47. 47. Lisa Stevens lisibo@me.com http://lisibo.com @lisibo Ltd

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