PBJHS Twitter Challenge!
20 Day School Challenge
The challenge begins February 1 and runs through February 26th. Just by participating in all 20 days of the challenge, you will be entered into a drawing to win a Chromecast, a $25 gift certificate to Colton's, and a well-earned Twitter shout out! The winner of the challenge will be announced on Monday, February 29th. Your name will be entered one time for each day you tweet the task that is on the calendar (see the calendar below); commenting on others' tweets and tweeting other things is AWESOME, but will not enter you in the drawing.
Twitter as a form of professional development? It's true! Become a connected educator in a way that no other resource can allow! Twitter instantly connects you to thousands of educators all around the world who are discussing issues that are relevant to you and your classroom. Making professional connections via Twitter can not only result in the sharing of ideas and resources, but also combat the sense of isolation that many teachers experience. It’s like having a professional development seminar available at your fingertips twenty-four hours a day! Go beyond your four walls, step out of your comfort zone, and jump on the Twitter bandwagon!
Confused? Be sure to check-out this handy little Twitter Cheat Sheet for Educators to help you get started.
Hashtags are Important!
Every tweet has to include the hashtag #pblearns in order to qualify for the contest. We will follow that hashtag daily and keep a running total of participants. Please tag our building (@pbjhs) as well!
How to get started
Go to https://twitter.com/ and sign up! Make sure you put a profile pic on or you will be a blue egg:). The app is free and is super easy to use, if you want to use your phone. Twitter is blocked on school devices as it is a form of social media for students. Feel free to use your phone or log into the sonic wall on your computer.