Getting Started With Twitter

Developing your personal PLN

Getting Started....

WHAT IS A PLN? THE WHY


So What is a PLN?

http://cybraryman.com/pln.html


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:


https://social-media-for-educators.zeef.com/tyrnad


LET'S TAKE A LOOK-THE WHAT

Navigating a Twitter Account


Need to see it again, check out this tutorial by the fabulous @julnilsmith

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C69aEmkQp9w


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:

@clmagers

@sequiotaindians

@moplc

@homplc

@rickwormeli2

@jmattmiller

@paulsolarz

@burgessdave

@JohnathanKegler

@cybraryman1

@E_Sheninger

@MidSchTeaching


Find people you connect to and then follow who they follow.


WHAT THE #HASHTAG

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Twitter Hashtags for Education Explained
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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.