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How to Use Twitter (with Cheat Sheet)

How to Use Twitter (with Cheat Sheet)
Edit Article Four Parts:Tweet and Gather FollowersFind and Organize People You FollowSet Up Your ProfileUsing the Other FeaturesCommunity Q&A Different social media sites have different uses, strengths, and advantages. Twitter[1] could be called a 'real time social networking' site, a place for sharing information as it happens, and for connecting with others in real time, often resulting in lasting friendships and contacts. Learning how to use this fun, free, and useful tool can be a bit intimidating for the beginner, but don't be put off – with a little effort and a lot of intuitive "feeling your way through", you'll soon be able to use Twitter well--and you might even become 'digitally' famous! Steps <img alt="Image titled Use Twitter Step 1" src=" width="728" height="546" class="whcdn">1Go to[2] and sign up for a free account. Part 1 Tweet and Gather Followers Part 2 Find and Organize People You Follow Part 3 Set Up Your Profile Part 4 Using the Other Features Community Q&A Tips

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The Internet Is a Zoo: The Ideal Length of Everything Online Short, sweet, and to the point! The Internet Is a Zoo: The Ideal Length of Everything Online infographic from a partnership between SumAll and Buffer explains the fine line between when extra words are helpful, and when they become too much information. Whether you are posting a facebook post to your friends, or a blog post to your avid followers. This infographic will help make sure your posts reach the most readers! Have you ever woken up in cold sweat in the middle of the night wondering exactly how many characters long a tweet should be to get the most engagement, or how many words long a blog post should be so that it actually gets read? Great design that tells one story really well, totally focused on the length of posts on different social media platforms.

Using Diigo in the Classroom - Student Learning with Diigo Diigo is a powerful information capturing, storing, recalling and sharing tool. Here are just a few of the possibilities with Diigo: Save important websites and access them on any computer.Categorize websites by titles, notes, keyword tags, lists and groups.Search through bookmarks to quickly find desired information.Save a screenshot of a website and see how it has changed over time.Annotate websites with highlighting or virtual "sticky notes."View any annotations made by others on any website visited.Share websites with groups or the entire Diigo social network.Comment on the bookmarks of others or solicit comments to your shared bookmarks. To learn more about how Diigo can be used as as information management tool, visit these pages: Diigo has clear advantages to the individual that needs to store and recall important information.

Getting started with Twitter What is Twitter? Twitter is the place to find out about what’s happening in the world right now. Whether you’re interested in music, sports, politics, news, celebrities, or everyday moments—come to Twitter to see and join in on what’s happening now. Using Twitter for Teachers' Professional Development I am actually engaged in an extensive review of the literature written on the use of Twitter as a Personal Learning Network ( PLN ).Twitter is the core topic of my MAEd thesis and I am trying to approach it from different perspectives : academic, social, and even personal ( for professional development ). Academically speaking, papers investigating the use of Twitter in the world of academia are still scarce and the empirical research done in this field is still very limited. From time to time I feature some of the resources I am actually reading and which I know will be of great interest to my readers here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning.For instance, today I am sharing with you a treasure trove ( I really mean it ) of Twitter lists to subscribe with and follow to stay updated about the latest news, resources, links, researches, and many more according to your area of interest.

Australian Council for Computers in Education Read more about ICT and the Australian Curriculum and contribute to the discussion! Download the position paper The Australian Curriculum as presented by ACARA, acknowledges the importance of ICT as both a general capability (GC) and as a learning area in partnership with Design and Technology (the ‘Technologies’). Currently there is no published curriculum documentation for ICT Competence as a GC. Rather its place in the Australian Curriculum is recognised within each of the four published learning areas through embedding in content descriptions and/or achievement standards.

The Professional Power of Twitter by @Tim_Jumpclarke Selling the benefits of using twitter for professional development purposes to the uninitiated can be a challenge, but in this re-blog post, Tim Clarke points out some of the benefits he has gained from interacting with the platform, as well as guidance and tips to get colleagues started. Tim is a primary head teacher. The professional power of Twitter Key benefits iPad apps – favourites so far I’ve installed and used all the apps below as part of an appraisal of what might be good apps for teachers and students. Just presenting them here as a grab bag, ranging between good and great. I’ve left out other apps that I’ve found to be useless.

Step 2: Using Twitter to Build Your PLN Welcome to the second step in our free professional learning series on building your PLN. The aim of this step is to: Explain what is Twitter.Explain the benefits of using Twitter as part of your PLN.Helps you set up your Twitter account. Twitter 101: A 7-Step Guide For Teachers, Newbies, And Everyone If you aren’t using Twitter, chances are that you’re reluctant to adopt new technology. Or maybe you’ve used Twitter for years to keep up with friends but now want to use it in the classroom. Either way, you might be hesitant to ask colleagues for help. Fear not. We’ll guide you through the Twitter landscape and show you how to find the best educational resources for both yourself and your students. Step 1: Get Started

Twitter Basics: 5 Simple Steps to Get You Started  Co-authored by Monica McLemore, PhD, MPH, RN, assistant professor at the University of California San Francisco, and Candace W. Burton, PhD, RN, AFN-BC, AGN-BC, FNAP assistant professor at Virginia Commonwealth University. First things first: what's Twitter? Twitter is a microblogging, content-sharing social media website, which is one of the most visited websites daily. On Twitter, you have only 140 characters to get your point across in what are called "tweets." There are almost 6.5 million registered Twitter users who send nearly 58 million tweets per day.

100 Twitter Tips For Teachers Twitter may have started off as a fun social media site for keeping up with friends and sharing updates about daily life, but it’s become much more than that for many users over the past few years as the site has evolved and grown. These days, Twitter is a powerhouse for marketing, communication, business, and even education, letting people from around the world work together, share ideas, and gain exposure. It has become a staple at many online colleges and campuses as well, leaving many academics wondering just how and if they should be using Twitter both in the classroom and in their professional lives. You have to start somewhere and these tips will help ensure that your first foray in Twitter is a great experience. Organize your Twitter.

Tweeting the Mass My classroom has a Twitter account, which is a great way for my students to share what’s going on in the class. But I often ask myself how we can use Twitter to help in the Church’s mission to spread the Gospel. Why not use our Twitter account to share the message they hear at Mass? About every six weeks, my students have the opportunity to read at Mass. They are always so excited and proud to be able to minister to their fellow students, their parents, and parishioners. I give them a copy of the readings to take home so they can practice.

26 Ways for teachers to use Twitter Twitter can be an immensely useful tool for teachers, regardless of the subject or age range of students you teach. There are tons of Twitter Tips out there, written for new users and seasoned veterans. There are too many lists to count that enumerate great accounts to follow, chats to participate in, hashtags to check out, and more. Follow @DailyGenius On Twitter For More Twitter Tips! But if you don’t know the basics, Twitter can be an overwhelming world filled with tons of uncategorized, unfindable information. The handy infographic below covers the A-Z of Twitter, ensuring that brand new users will have all the information they need, and veteran users may learn a thing or two, too!

Send Tweetstorms and Rich-Text Tweets with TallTweets 24 Jun 2015 You can write tweets with rich-text formatting using TallTweets. It also supports tweetstorms where long text is broken into multiple tweets and sent in sequence.

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