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Teacher Twitter Training
Published on Nov 18, 2015
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For the 21st Century Educator
What are tweets?
A Tweet is an expression of a moment or idea. It can contain text, photos, and videos. Millions of Tweets are shared in real time, every day.
Why is Twitter useful?
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Allows teachers to stay current at no cost.
Opens a lens to the greatest minds in education.
Fosters collaboration and growth.
Individualizes teacher and student learning.
Communicates happenings from every classroom.
Ways That I've Used Twitter to Enhance Instruction
Skype for Education
Collaboration w/field experts
Sharing Student Blog Posts
Obtaining lessons for the classroom.
How do I begin?
Create an account.
Stay Focused! Professional vs. Personal.
Follow the Greats!
Tweet and Retweet!
symphony of love
Who to Follow?
Let's start from the very beginning...
Your current school/principal.
@burgessdave, @edutopia among others..
When and Where?
As a Beginner...
Choose a time once a day.
Read an article and tweet it.
Tweet a happening from class.
Tweet an idea about education.
This can happen anywhere!
Sunday nights @8 p.m. (Bi-weekly)
Public Twitter conversation around one unique #hashtag.
Allows participants to follow the discussion and participate in it.
Reoccurs weekly at the same time around a specific topic.
#cowetaedchat #edchat #edtech #tlap #elemchat
#mschat #ntchat #cpchat #adminchat
Teachers, what would you tweet today?
Ticket out the Door
Tweet to Reflect on...