Twitter: Getting Connected

Twitter is a wonderful place to make connections, learn new things, and spark imagination.  If done correctly, this is an invaluable tool for Professional Learning.   Here are a few resources I’ve curated to help educators in my District get started with Twitter.  Please feel free to use, share, and let me know if there is anything that should be added.

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Check out this Teaching with Twitter Infographic and get started using the tutorials found below.

Your Profile Summary is very important!  Don’t be an Egg!

Twitter Profile

The value of Twitter is in who you follow!  I’ve created a variety of lists with some awesome people from whom I learn every day! Check them out here.

Here is a quick video tutorial to help you create a great profile & bio!

Here’s a video tutorial to help you read & retweet as well as understanding hashtags.  Important note: Twitter changed “favourites” to “likes”.  It works the same way as indicated in this video.

Here is a video tutorial to help you compose a tweet, retweet, and reply to a tweet:

Twitter lists, and Twitter timeline tips by @AliceKeeler

Confused about hashtags?  Check out  Twitter Hashtag Tips by @AliceKeeler

A great way for you or your students to curate information found on Twitter can be done using Twitter Moments. Check out How to Create and Use Twitter Moments by Jonathan Wylie

Here is a Google Slide Presentation that provides an overview for beginners.

My post , “On Being a Connected Educator,” goes into further detail about using Twitter to become a connected educator and includes resource links as well.

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