Social Media Preconference Workshop
HALF DAY (AM) P09 TECH LEVEL: BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE GRADE LEVEL: ALL
Tweet Tweet! What's that? Becoming a Connected Educator with Twitter
Andrea Blanco, District Educational Technology Specialist, Francis Howell School District, Missouri; Ted Huff, Principal, Francis Howell School District, Missouri
What does it mean to tweet, retweet, use hashtags or send someone a direct message? We will explore the basics of getting started with Twitter. After becoming familiar with the Twitter concepts we will dig into using Twitter on your computer and mobile devices. We will also explore best practices for using Twitter as a communication tool with your staff, parents, students (if over 13 years old) and the community. BYOD: Laptop with browser and wifi capability. Create an account on Twitter, download Tweetdeck and Hootsuite apps.