Collaborating With Twitter

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My presentation to Wenona staff.

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Collaborating With Twitter

  1. 1. Collaborating with Fiona Rose – Wenona Staff Day 2010
  2. 2. What is Twitter? Not the same as Facebook! A micro-blogging website Social media Can be private or public (better) A place where you ‘follow’ and are ‘followed’ A way of collaborating with like-minded people Where you can explore the things that interest you A great way to find new ideas
  3. 3. Two reasons why... PERSONAL LEARNING HASHTAGS NETWORK (#) (PLN)
  4. 4. What is a PLN? A collection of A group of resources people Previously known as “advice from friends and colleagues”!
  5. 5. More about PLNs The people you follow on Twitter form part of your PLN Friends Fellow teachers Principals University professors Authors Journalists Members of Parliament Anyone! Business leaders
  6. 6. What are Hashtags? Hashtags help to group tweets into categories and topics. My Twitter page #movemeon – a PDF booklet containing 80 pages of tweets on topics such as organisation, behaviour, activities and technology
  7. 7. Conclusion - Benefits ICT resources (Wallwisher, Animoto, Xtranormal et al) Useful teaching thought-provoking articles ideas valuable advice through the people in my Twitter PLN Your classes why not explore how you could involve students? Email me for more info, help or to become one of my followers!
  8. 8. TWITTER: the more you use it, the better it becomes.

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