Getting Started with Twitter

Developing Your PLN

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What is a PLN? The WHY

So What is a PLN?

Why a PLN?

  • 24/7 PD
  • Connecting to Amazing Educators
  • Access to Resources
  • Staying "in the know" on the latest in education
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Social Media for Educators-The What

This is an amazing for all things social media for educators:

Let's Take a LOOK-The What

Need a more detailed explanation? Check out this tutorial by the fabulous @julnilsmith

Twitter in 60 Seconds

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Get started with a Twitter account-The How

1. Go to

2. Enter info, choose "handle" (your Twitter name)

  • Keep it short & professional

3. Follow 5 people

4. Add your contacts

5. Add a photo and bio

Find hashtags that appeal to you and follow those tweeting to those hashtags. (IE #LeadLAP, #EdChat, #LeadUpChat, #JoyfulLeaders, #PrincipalsInAction, #NASSP)

What the #hashtag

Twitter Hashtags for Education Explained