Twitter for Teacher Leaders
Understanding Twitter to Engage With Educators
Twitter is about staying informed, but more than that, Twitter is about engagement!
Here’s a few tips for engaging with others on Twitter. For more information, here’s the link to the full presentation on Prezi: http://goo.gl/cNadGl
Be a friendly Twitter citizen!
A photo and a bio let others know that you are a real person. If a person doesn’t know you offline, then your bio is one of the first ways they can get to know you online. Write something about yourself. Include a photo and a link to a blog or relevant website.
Anatomy of a Tweet
Engaging on Twitter
Be friendly, reach out, and follow others. Be outgoing in your following habits—people appreciate that you are interested in what they have to say.
A way to reply to someone's tweet or have a conversation. Only the person you reply to will be notified about the reply, however, it is important to know that these replies are publicly available.
Join a Chat
It can seem intimidating at first, but it's easy to start by following a hashtag and watching for awhile. Then use the above tips to engage with educators in the chat. Some examples chats are given at right, or check out the Google calendar to find a chat time that works for you.