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Like no one understands the challenges you face as a teacher?Slide 3: You are not alone!Slide 4: Every day, teachers just like you are learning together and supporting each other online working togetherSlide 5: They’re creating L earning N etworks P ersonal as unique as you are sharing and collaborating always available online PLNSlide 6: I asked the teachers in my Twitter Network:Slide 7: U.S. U.A.E. Thailand U.K. Australia Norway They answered . . .Slide 8: Turkey Denmark Germany Japan Canada U.K. Brazil . . . and answered . . .Slide 9: U.S. U.K. S. Korea Australia U.S. Japan U.K. . . . and answered! Twitter is like having a 24 hour, global p ersonal l earning n etwork.Slide 10: Baby Steps If you can text, you can tweet!Slide 11: Never share your password Choose a short username Create a free account at twitter.comSlide 12: How do you find people to follow?Slide 13: Guaranteed nice, always helpful teachers who share a lot!Slide 14: http://twitter.com/barbsaka/starter-pln You can “follow” everyone with one click Or pick and choose folks to followSlide 15: You can probably skip this stepSlide 16: Don’t forget to add me! @ barbsaka Who else?Slide 17: Confirm your email addressSlide 18: Use a real photo Include key words like ‘teacher’ ‘teach’ ‘children’ ‘EFL’ and ‘Japan’ Create your profileSlide 19: Next stepsSlide 20: Ready to start?Slide 21: Check your followers. Block anyone who looks suspicious--0 followers, 0 tweets, following 1000 people. (No one knows if you block them.) The Internet is forever. If you wouldn’t want your mother to read it, don’t post it. Protect yourself from spam. --Avoid Twitter games and activities that ask for your password. --Never click on links in direct messages. (unless you know and trust the person)Slide 22: When someone follows you: Go to their profile pageSlide 23: Check profile and tweets. If you like what you see, follow them back.Slide 24: If you aren’t interested, don’t follow them back. If you REALLY don’t like them, block the account.Slide 25: Learn the local language RT= Retweet When a tweet is good enough that you want to share it with your network. Short links. You only get 140 characters. Total. # + tag Hashtags are like labels. They help you search by keywords and join conversations. 2 types of tweets @ barbsaka (a public message or reply—everyone sees it) D barbsaka (a “direct” message—only I see it)Slide 26: NOW you’re ready to go! What can you do with Twitter, anyway?Slide 27: stay informedSlide 28: http://twitter.com/ORT_Japan Learn about new resourcesSlide 29: http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/Barn Find online resources for you and your studentsSlide 30: http://www.oupjapan.co.jp/gradedreaders/ort/media/ORT_phonics_teacher_overview.PDF Learn how to teach phonics with Oxford Reading TreeSlide 31: https://www.oupjapan.co.jp/teachers/kc_handouts.shtml Find videos and handouts from past workshopsSlide 32: Find teaching resourcesSlide 33: Practice other languages # twinglishSlide 34: Get lesson ideasSlide 35: Find pictures for flash cardsSlide 36: Find new ideas for teachingSlide 37: Discover interesting blogs . . . . . . and know when they have been updated.Slide 38: What about tags? How do they help?Slide 39: Find a community of EFL teachers #EFLSlide 40: Join a weekly discussion with teachers from around the world. # ELTchatSlide 41: You can follow ELT Chat on tweetchat.com, too!Slide 42: Collection of links shared each day http://paper.li/barbsaka/starter-plnSlide 43: Follow your professional organization, or follow a conference. # jalt #jalt2011Slide 44: Organization is the key Filter information coming in Tag information going outSlide 45: Use tools like Twitter lists or Tweetdeck to organize messages. One column? Not so useful. Lists? Better.Slide 46: Groups make it easy to filter informationSlide 47: update search/ add column quick profile translate shrink auto shorten add a hash tagSlide 48: Tags make it easy to organize your bookmarks, and to find them again later.Slide 49: Social bookmarks are online instead of on your computer . Social = Shared Bookmarks = Links Online = Always availableSlide 50: Twitter can make you a better teacher because it’s the easiest way to build a powerful personal learning network. live connection to teachers around the world 24 hours a day tools, websites, blogs, and articles come with personal recommendations collaboration and sharing made simple like having a teaching conference at your fingertips Come on, join the conversation!Slide 51: Visit http://teachingvillage.wikispaces.com download this slideshow get links to the websites mentioned get more information about developing a personal learning network You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.