Getting Started With Twitter
Developing your personal PLN
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
SOCIAL MEDIA FOR EDUCATORS-THE WHAT
This is an amazing for all things social media for educators:
LET'S TAKE A LOOK-THE WHAT
Navigating a Twitter Account
Need to see it again, check out this tutorial by the fabulous @julnilsmith
GET STARTED WITH A TWITTER ACCOUNT-THE HOW
1. Go to https://twitter.com/signup
2. Enter info, choose "handle" (your Twitter name)
- Keep it short & professional
3. Follow 5 people or groups (see below for suggestions)
4. Add your contacts
5. Add a photo and bio (no egg heads, please)
Getting Started with Followers..a few ideas:
Find people you connect to and then follow who they follow.
WHAT THE #HASHTAG
Let's Get Our Tweet On!
Time to Compose Your First Tweet!
Share your "Twitter Goal" now that you have become a Twitter Ninja! Add @clmagers and #sichat to the end of your tweet.
Favorite someone else's tweet that resonates with you.
Retweet someone's tweet.
Quote tweet and add your own two cents.