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Tweet Tweet ~Twitter for MRA Councils/ Committees. Joan L. Tuttle @ readtech @ mraread. Goals. To learn the advantages of using Twitter T o be more comfortable using Twitter To be able to “translate” a tweet And maybe to create a twitter account before you leave Monday and send a tweet!. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Tweet Tweet ~Twitter for MRA Councils/CommitteesJoan L. Tuttle @readtech @mraread1GoalsTo learn the advantages of using TwitterTo be more comfortable using TwitterTo be able to translate a tweetAnd maybe to create a twitter account before you leave Monday and send a tweet!

2WHY? HOW?WHERE? WHO? WHAT? WHEN?

3What is Twitter?

Twitter is

twitter/twitr/

verb/twitr/twittered, past participle;twittered, past tense;twittering, present participle;twitters, 3rd person singular present(of a bird) Give a call consisting of repeated light tremulous sounds

Talk in a light, high-pitched voice- old ladies in the congregation twittered

Talk rapidly and at length in an idle or trivial way- he twittered on about buying a new workshop

Make a posting on the social networking site Twitter- many active bloggers are twittering more and more these daystwitter4Twitter for MRA Council/CommitteesWHO?/WHY?WHY?

Announce Council/Committee ActivitiesLink to Newsletter Share information WHO could you reach?

Council MembershipMRA membersGlobal Audience

5WHY?PLN Professional Learning NetworkProfessional DevelopmentLocate interesting websitesRead blogs

Listen to professional conversations on topicSHARE : class lessons, articles, samples of class workAsk for help!

6WhenAnytime!

AND it is FREE!

7WHERE? Twitter.comhttp://tinyurl.com/3suw7pp

8HOW? Go to www.twitter.com

Username PasswordProfileLocation Image

Two Sources for Setting up an Account:Techinliteracy.wordpress.com see Councils-Twitter9Twitter Fluency!If the Internet is the Information highway, then Twitter is the fast lane on the left!

From @howeprincipal

10Twitter Symbols@#@ at sign means the username

(Think of emails)

# pound sign followed by a topic means a Hashtag#olympics11What kind of tweets?4 TypesRegular tweet ~ message

Reply @ you are talking AT someone or send a message

Retweet (RT)

DM (Direct Message)

Your own

Reply to another tweet

Retweet another tweet from someone else to all your followers

Send a private message12MRA TwitterRegular Tweet

140 character RULELettersSpacesPunctuationNumbersSpecial Characters

OR 13Go to Twitter14What kind of tweets?4 TypesRegular tweet ~ message

Reply @ you are talking AT someone or send a message

Retweet (RT)

DM (Direct Message)

Your own

Reply to another tweet

Retweet another tweet from someone else to all your followers

Send a private message15Reply

16Go to Twitter@tweet2teech17What kind of tweets?4 TypesRegular tweet ~ message

Reply @ you are talking AT someone or send a message

Retweet (RT)

DM (Direct Message)

Your own

Reply to another tweet

Retweet another tweet from someone else to all your followers

Send a private message18RetweetHow toWhy RETWEET?Click retweet in the tweet itselfType RT followed by @username and copy/paste the tweetInteresting to your followers

19Go to TwitterRetweet an IRA20What kind of tweets?4 TypesRegular tweet ~ message

Reply @ you are talking AT someone or send a message

Retweet (RT)

DM (Direct Message)

Your own

Reply to another tweet

Retweet another tweet from someone else to all your followers

Send a private message21

The person must be following YOU!22Go to Twitter Direct Message23

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Take a moment

What have we done.25What kind of tweets?4 TypesRegular tweet ~ message

Reply @ you are talking AT someone or send a message

Retweet (RT)

DM (Direct Message)

Your own

Reply to another tweet

Retweet another tweet from someone else to all your followers

Send a private messageHashtags# pound sign followed by a topic

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Follow the conversation29

30Hashtags #Pound Sign # followed by a topic

Organize conversations

Search through Google!Live Feeds of Educational #http://splaysoft.com/CCL4s/Educational_Hash_Tags.html

Cyberlibrary Manhttp://www.cybraryman.com/chats.html

Google Calendar of Chats https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=9k50j34spec6pailr59uo2becg@group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/Denver&gsessionid=OK&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed:+scottmcleoddelicious+%28Scott+McLeod%27s+Delicious+Bookmarks

31#pb10for10August 10thEnjoy and Embrace Learning Learning...a journey

Contact us on our blogs, or Twitter(@mandyrobekor@cathymere), or by e-mail to let us know you are joining this event. On the day of the event - August 10th - we will be linking all the "must have" posts. In the past, we or I should say Cathy creates a Jog the Web. I can't wait to have you join us!

http://enjoy-embracelearning.blogspot.com/2012/07/last-night-while-i-was-watching-my.html

321) If it is the poverty gap that is the major force stalling improvement in the American education system, how do we address that issue?[ 16% (50 votes) ]2) What methods or screening elements should be included in the hiring process for new teachers? Who should be involved in the hiring?[ 13% (42 votes) ]3) Since the introduction of social media into our culture, contact between teachers & students has been controversial. Your thoughts?[ 16% (52 votes) ]4) Have educators been properly prepared to implement the Common Core Standards?[ 16% (50 votes) ]5) What are the important skills that we are to be preparing students with for the future. Are our methods effectively working?[ 40% (127 votes) ]TOPICS#edchat

SuggestionsTake a look#commoncore #ccss #cchat#mathchat#engchat#edchat#bookaday

http://edchat.pbworks.com/w/page/219908/FrontPage

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZuIxpz6UklE&feature=player_embedded

34Short URLS

35Short URLs http://tinyurl.com/

36

http://bitly.com/

37http://goo.gl/More Shorten URL sites

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Translate a tweet!40Follow & FollowersFollowBenefits you!FollowersGives you a VOICE!

41FollowingHow to find people to follow? Look at the tweets

@MrSchuReads@dgburris@MrsWhosit@mraread@tweet2tweet@readtech@mandyrobek@coolteacher@Donalynbooks@shannonmiller@2read4life

42UNFOLLOW

43FollowingReal Name Username Profile/bioWeb addressFollowing

No follow us!

44Q&ACan I delete a tweet?Can I unfollow someone?Can I hide a follower?Can I delete my Twitter account?Can I add photos and videos?Can I block someone?

45ResourcesTwitter Help Center is excellent resource.Bibliography from bibme.orghttp://www.bibme.org/shared/p0p3ADer3X http://techinliteracy.wordpress.com

46GoalsTo learn the advantages of using TwitterTo be more comfortable using TwitterTo be able to translate a tweetAnd maybe to create a twitter account before you leave Monday and send a tweet!

47Review:

48Old Mac Twitter had a Farm:And on his farm he had a Tweet E I E I O

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With a Tweet Tweet here

And a Tweet Tweet thereHere a TweetThere a TweetEverywhere a Tweet/Tweet

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AN @ symbol here and an @ symbol there. Here an @ there an @ everywhere an @@

51A username here and a username therehere a username there a usernameeverywhere a username

52A Hashtag here and hastag thereHere a Hashtag There a Hashtag Everywhere a Hashtag

53A retweet here and a retweet thereHere a retweet

There a retweet

Everywhere a retweet

54A follow here and a follow thereHere a follow There a follow Everywhere a follow/ follow

55O Mac Twitter had a tweet eeee-i-eeee-i-o

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