- We’ll collaboratively use the course hashtag #3910cdl as we find interesting connections, links and resources to share. But you don’t have to join twitter to see the conversation – you can always google search for #3910cdl. You can check out David Truss’ eBook called: Twitter EDU Your-One-Stop-All-You-Need-To-Know-Guide to Twitter to learn more about Twitter.
- So what is Twitter and how can educators leverage this microblogging tool to their advantage as teachers and learners?
Use Dr. Camille Rutherford’s Guide to Getting the Most out of Twitter for Teacher Candidate’s and New Teachers as a starting point for your initiation into Twitter as a teacher.
Then, jump into the Twitter stream and get started. Your bootcamp activity is to set up, create your profile, manage your settings and then explore the Twitter environment. Find others educators from this course, and in Ontario, to follow. Create your first tweet, retweet and retweet with a quote.
Twitter Boot Camp
- The Teacher’s Guide to Twitter, Edudemic
- Anatomy of a Tweet, Twitter Edu, David Truss
- Make the Most of your 140 Characters
- How to Decode a Tweet
Twitter – Basics for Educators
- The Complete Guide to Twitter Hashtags for Education, Teach Thought
- Twitter Hashtags for Educators, David Spencer
- Twitter and Canadian Educators, Max Cooke,
- Acronyms and Hashtags for Ontario Education, Andrew Campbell
- Twitter for Teachers, Kathy Shrock’s Guide to Everything