Twitter is a powerful tool for educators who want to keep up with the latest eduction news, resources, and tools. This hands-on session will help participants decipher tweets, navigate Twitter, and create a PLN through Twitter. All participants should go to www.twitter.com to create a Twitter account before the session.




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Agenda for CCSA

Time

Learning Target
5 minutes ....................
Welcome and Overview .....................................
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Access the website where today's materials are housed.
  • Meet the presenters.
10 minutes
Getting Started: Building a Community
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Share Twitter handles.
  • Communicate current uses of Twitter.
20 minutes
Defining Personal Learning Network (PLN)
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Learn about the three types of PLN.
  • Understand how to use Twitter to build my PLN.
  • Determine my PLN stage of adoption.
35 minutes
Developing, Organizing, and Evaluating your PLN ...
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Select a differentiated task to complete to build my PLN.
  • Use the #NCed hashtag to share findings, insights, and discoveries.
5 minutes
Build your PLN with #NCed Chat
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Learn about #NCed chat.
  • Visit the #NCed chat blog.
15 minutes
Reflecting with Twitter
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Learn from other participants in the room by exploring their Tweets.
  • Provide feedback to the presenters.

“The resources provided during the course of this NCDPI training have been helpful to some educators across the state. However, due to the rapidly changing resources available, NCDPI does not represent nor endorse that these resources are the exclusive resources for the purposes outlined during this training."