Slide 1: Register for a Twitter account IA Slide 2: Use Twitter to tell “the world” about the challenges you face as a subject advisor/teacher
Go to www.twitter.com (or type it into the address bar)
Click on “Sign up now” I ACTIVITY Get ready to start a learning journey…….. Slide 3: Type in your:
Full names(Twitter is about real people!)
Username (Make it relevant)
Password (choose something that you will remember)
Type the code accurately
Click onCreate my account Peter Pumpkin Peterp ************* PeterP@gmail.com Newins spondent You can skip the next few twitter screens, and get straight into twittering or…. Slide 4: This feature makes it easy to find your friends if you have a Gmail/Yahoo/ AOL e-mail account
Click on your provider (eg Gmail)
Enter you Gmail address and password
Continue What if I do not have a Gmail, Yahoo or AOL e-mail? Tick your friends that you want to follow
Click follow Click on ….. Slide 5: Do not follow anybody who you have not
checked out first- click on Skip this step You do not have to follow the tweople presented here…. I am not a sheep Slide 6: Click on Settings
Fill in your real name otherwise we will not be able to find you!
Your username and e-mail should be filled in already
Change your time zone to(GMT+2) Pretoria
Fill in your web/blog address or (www.thutong.org.za)
One line Bio: A little about who you are
Location: District + Town
Click on Save Peter Pumpkin http://www.thutong.org.za Mathematics subject advisor Pretoria South Africa Slide 7: Go ahead, tell us about the problems and challenges you face as a teacher/subject advisor.
Remember you only have 140 characters!
Update your status! If you cannot say it in 140 characters, feel free to do a few tweets…….tweet ……tweet…….. You cannot POSSIBLY have THAT many problems now can you??? You can add a marker (#hashtag) to make your tweet searchable Slide 8: This e-torial was developed by maggiev for the Department of Education for use by subject advisors and teachers in South Africa All e-turials can be found on the
www.thutong.org.za Follow some tweets: