Twitter: 140 Characters or 280

Twitter: Keep It Short I have always said the genius of Twitter is you have to be clever. I can scroll quickly through my Twitter stream to find those golden nuggets that make me a better teacher. Now Twitter has ruined it! 280 characters makes it seem more like...

Twitter Tip: Exclude Tweets in Your Search

Some Twitter Tips The number one users of Twitter are educators! I don’t use Twitter like Facebook and I don’t follow people who do. One of the best things you can do for yourself as an educator is to create a Twitter handle just for teaching and tweet...

Quote Tweet: Mention The Tweeter

Quote Tweet: Mention The Tweeter When you retweet a tweet on Twitter you have the option to add some commentary to the tweet you are retweeting. This is a “Quote tweet.” The problem is that when you quote tweet someone the quoted tweet does not count as a...

Participate in a Twitter Chat Template

Participate in a Twitter Chat Starting Tuesday, Google Apps for Littles (#GAfE4Littles) will be having a weekly chat at 5pm PST. For those participants who are new to Twitter chats I created a template to help. If you have never participated in a Twitter chat here is...

Twitter Chat Strategy: Put it at the End

A Twitter chat is usually exactly 1 hour with a structured set of questions. This is a great way to engage with other educators and have a dialog around different topics. I have a guide to participating in a Twitter chat. If you are looking for Twitter chats check out...
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