Presenter: Jenny Grabiec, CMS Instructional Technology Specialist

It's fun to make fun of Twitter - tweet, retweet, tweeps, tweetup....BUT - Did you know that Twitter offers educators some of the best FREE PD out there? Twitter is a free online social networking service that allows users to send and receive messages, updates, resources and professional development in 140-character "tweets." In this session you will learn how to utilize Twitter to help build your online PLN and share and receive education-focused best practices, wisdom and advice. Twitter helps you connect and collaborate with like-minded individuals from the comfort of your own home or classroom. As one educator stated, "Twitter is emancipation from the silos of our classrooms.” Come and see how tweeting can improve your teaching!

Twitter Resources

Twitter Basics

The Twitter Guidebook

Twitter for Educators - Beginners and Beyond

Twitter for Teachers

Educators to Follow

Are you Ready for Twitter? (Checklist)

12 Most Basic Tips for Twitter Beginners