10 Days of Twitter Challenge
Complete the Challenge & Receive Extra Planning or Leave @ 3
10 Days of Twitter Challenge
As if opening the door to the world to connect with thousands of other educators is not enough, folks who choose to complete the 10 Days of Twitter Challenge and complete this short survey (click here) you will be awarded an extra planning period or receive three "leave @ 3" passes to be used at your leisure.
Monday, December 8th - Day One
Day One Challenge - Join Twitter!
If you have already joined twitter, your challenge is to update your profile picture so it is not an "egg". No one wants to tweet with an egg.
Tuesday, December 9th - Day Two
Educators from across Plano ISD join together each week on Tuesday nights at 7PM to share their thoughts about education.
To complete this challenge all you need to do is let everyone know you are following along with the chat. (See example below)
Hi! I am Matt, Principal at Sigler Elementary. #pisdedchat
Of course you would put your name and your position. Be sure to include #pisdedchat
Wednesday, December 10th - Day Three
To complete this challenge take a selfe with your team, a teammate or a colleague and post it to Twitter with our campus hashtag #siglerlearns.
Thursday, December 11th - Day Four
To complete today's challenge, take a picture of the learning that is happening within your classroom or learning that you see taking place throughout the building and post it to Twitter (Tweet It) with our campus hashtag #siglerlearns
(Check out the example below)
Friday, December 12th - Day Five
To complete today's challenge, find a tweet using the #siglerlearns hashtag that was tweeted yesterday (Day 4 Challenge) and retweet (RT) one that you like. (One is the minimum. Feel free to RT more)
Monday, December 15th - Day Six
Day 6 Challenge - Find a Twitter Chat
Twitter has 100s of Twitter Chats where educators gather to share their knowledge. Click here to find a chat you are interested in - Twitter Chats
To complete this challenge, you need to tweet a "chat" you are going to participate in or at least follow along with and what day/time it begins with the #siglerlearns hashtag. See the example below:
I'm participating in #pisdedchat on Tuesday at 7PM. #siglerlearns
Of course you can select any chat you would like. Find more here: Twitter Chats
Tuesday, December 16th - Day Seven
To mention someone who is on Twitter you use the "@" symbol with their Twitter name.
To complete this challenge you will need to mention a colleague on Twitter who works at Sigler. Tell them hello, wish them Merry Christmas or thank them for being a great colleague. What you say is up to you. Just be sure to mention someone you work with.
Wednesday, December 17th - Day Eight
You have spent some time getting acquainted with Twitter and now it is time to increase who you follow. Using the hashtag #siglerlearns, find two Sigler Stars you do not currently follow and follow them.
(If someone follows you, be sure to follow them back) Build Your Professional Learning Network (PLN)
Thursday, December 18th - Day Nine
Today is class party day.
To complete today's challenge, tweet a photo of the craft or activity your students will be completing during their party today. Be sure to include the hashtag #siglerlearns
Friday, December 19th - Day Ten
Day 10 Challenge - Good Bye 2014, Hello 2015
You Made It! Today is the final day of the Twitter Challenge and the last day of the 2014 school year. The next time your students are in your classroom it will be 2015.
Since the next time you see your students it will be 2015, you need to let us know what your New Year's Resolution will be.
To complete today's challenge, tweet what your New Year's Resolution will be and include the hashtag #Siglerlearns.