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Twitter for Professional Development

Teachers around the world have taken control of their personal learning by connecting with other teachers on Twitter.
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Twitter for Professional Development
  • Beth Still says:
    If you have read about hashtags, but you still don't quite get it then this is the video for you! DitchThatTextbook explains in simple terms what hashtags and how you can use them so you can use them to get the most out of your experience on Twitter.
  • Beth Still says:
    Hashtags are everywhere, but sometimes it is not always clear what their purpose it. I appreciate how this article gets to the heart of what hashtags are and how they can be used to help connect people around certain topics.
  • Beth Still says:
    Richard Byrne, the founder of FreeTech4Teachers, shares how to search Twitter for educational content.
  • Beth Still says:
    Kathy Schrock is a rockstar in the edtech community. In this post she shares links to dozens of books, tools, articles, and infographics that will help teachers and administrators get started with Twitter. It is very easy to find what you are looking for because it is organized into categories.
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    3 Steps for Building a Professional Learning Network

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    Beth Still says:
    If you are just starting to learn about Twitter then I highly recommend this article. It provides practical tips for teachers who are overwhelmed with the idea of building a Personal Learning Network (PLN). There are additional links to resources that will help teachers establish their PLN's.
  • edtechmagazine.com
    edtechmagazine.com

    TCEA 2015: 7 Twitter Tips to Help Teachers Become Tweeting Pros

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    Beth Still says:
    Steven Anderson is one of the most recognized and respected voiced in education today. In this interview that he did during TCEA he shares some basic tips that will help even veteran Twitter users step up their game.
  • Beth Still says:
    Twitter can be quite challenging to figure out. I have bookmarked this article to share with the teachers that I work with who are new to Twitter because it is packed with lots of resources to help teachers get started. It has more than enough links to help teachers get going in the right direction.
  • Beth Still says:
    During my first few years of teaching there were times I felt completely isolated. Twitter gave me a community of people with whom I could interact with and learn from. The article examines how Twitter can help teachers be better at what they do.
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