This independent study will take you step by step into how to create a Twitter account, how to decipher tweets, and how to participate in an online Twitter chat.
Click on each of the links in the interactive agenda below to explore topics of interest.

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Approximate Time

Learning Target
10 minutes
Seriously, Why Haven't You Joined Twitter Yet?
For Public Schools, Twitter is no Longer Optional
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Understand how I can use Twitter as an educator
10 minutes ....................
Create a Twitter Account................................
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Create a Twitter account.
5 minutes
Deciphering Tweets
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Review the components of a tweet.
  • Decipher the language of Twitter.
15 minutes
Who to Follow
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Review lists of educational leaders on Twitter.
  • Select educators to follow on Twitter.
20 minutes
How to Participate in a Twitter Chat
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Gain an understanding of how hashtags are used in Twitter.
  • Learn about how to participate in a Twitter chat.
  • Explore Tweetdeck.
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
Other Resources
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Explore a variety of Twitter Resources.

“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."