How can I use twitter for professional development?
How can I use twitter in the classroom for student learning?
– what is twitter, how did I get into it, how I use it
– get logged in at www.twitter.com
Next 10 mintues: Essential Skills and questions
I know what the @ sign means
I can use a # hashtag both for searching and to be snarky. For more help, or a good laugh, see this New York Times Article.
I can link something to a tweet
I can change my profile and preferences
I know what mentions and retweets are
I follow at least one person in education
I have tweeted
Next 5 minutes: Essential Questions: Resources
1) Twitter for Professional Development (back-channeling, following educators, saving articles)
Suggestions of Educators to Follow:
All those who are post to #klingsi11
@sivers, @naisnetwork, @gcouros, @grantwiggins, @fnoschese, @jgough, @boadams1, @occam98, @djakes, @ewanmcintosh, @willrich45, @kylepace, @christianlong, @heidihaysjacob, @chrislehmann, @deacs84, @budthetheacher, @mmhoward
your principal, your fellow teachers, your students?
2) How to use twitter in the classroom: my example #20minwms, 50 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom
Last 5 minutes: Questions/ survey
If you have more questions, you can find me at #klingsi11, tweet me @epdobbs, or email me!