What can Twitter do for me?

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What can Twitter do for me?. Twitter is a great place for informational polling. Ask opinions of other professionals what do you think about common core? do you use recess as a punishment and reward? what do you think of balanced calendars?. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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What can Twitter do for me?

What can Twitter do for me?

Twitter is a great place for informational pollingAsk opinions of other professionals

what do you think about common core?do you use recess as a punishment and reward?what do you think of balanced calendars?

Twitter is the perfect place for collaboration

Sharing experiences, new ideas, and lesson plans

What works and what doesnt work

Chat rooms

Parent/Teacher Correspondence

Tweeting is also known as microblogging (rememberonly 140 characters). Teachers can quickly tweet a homework assignment, project reminder, teaching moment of the day or even school emergency without taking time to log in and keep up a blog. Parents can have up to the minute information if they follow you.

Teachers may want to keep their Twitter account strictly professional or set up an account that will only be used with your class.

Use Twitter for Professional Emotional SupportThe days can be long. Behavior can be erratic.The school year seems neverending around May 1st.Huge pressure for standardized testing.The new common core curriculum is overwhelming.

Share these feelings! Vent! Tweet!Find release and some much needed energy! Breathe! Breathe! Breathe!

#edchatAs an educator, #edchat is a must. Anyone who has an education related topic they want to explore can join in a tweet conversation. Just be sure that hashtag #edchat is at the end of your tweets. You can contribute thoughts, links, questions, ideas, anecdotes, and arguments.

Check it out!

Advice from Experienced TweetersStick with it a while. There is a learning curve.

Ask questions, give answers, share challenges AND successes. Join in!

Use it as a professional development tool. Use it for getting information from others.

Dont forget to download a Smart Phone application so you can Tweet anytime and anywhere!

Prepared by Kim BurgettFollow me: Kimberly@Mrsbuddha