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 learning no matter what your role in education.  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

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

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

The value of Twitter is in who you follow!

Check out my Twitter lists here.

Here’s a video tutorial to help you learn, like, and retweet:

I spent about a year & a half just learning, liking, and retweeting. But that’s me. If you are ready to share, composing a tweet is easy.  Please note, although Twitter has increased the character limit from 140 to 280, it doesn’t mean you need to use all of those characters. As Shakespeare says, “Brevity is the soul of wit!”


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

 

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