Twitter: Getting Started Guide
How do you start? What is important? See below.
Sign up for a Twitter account
If you are using Twitter to create a PLN (Professional Learning Network), you are encouraged to use your school email credentials. Also, when prompted to create your Twitter username (aka Twitter handle), select a name which is a) professionally appropriate b) "brands" you in some way.
Start here: www.twitter.com
Video for changing your profile picture:
Discover a hashtag
One of the more important way to discover content on Twitter is the hashtag. There are basically two things you need to know: 1. What hashtag? 2. Where do I search for it?
Check out this list of Twitter hashtags related to education:
Check this video for hashtag searching:
Still on the fence about Twitter? Check the video below.
Why Tweet: A Personal Journey Through the Twitterverse