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Elizabeth Heck commented on Michael Reading's blog post How Teachers Can Use Twitter to Maximise Their Professional Learning
"Great post! I love learning through Twitter. It has been a sensational resource!"
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How Teachers Can Use Twitter to Maximise Their Professional Learning

Have you looked at Twitter and wondered what all the fuss is about?  Over the last few months I have been showing teachers how to use twitter to build their PLN (Professional Learning Network).  Whilst doing this I have found that teachers generally have the same concerns:They feel overwhelmed with the potential information overload?They are wondering how to filter out all the ‘noise’ and get…See More
Jun 18, 2011
Shawn Blankenship commented on Michael Reading's blog post How Teachers Can Use Twitter to Maximise Their Professional Learning
"Excellent post and very informative.  I recently created a twitter account and I can't wait to put your tips into action.  Thanks for answering many of my questions, Shawn"
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"I would use Google moderator it is a part of the Google apps found under your account.  It is the easiest way to add questions and have people vote and comment on them."
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How Teachers Can Use Twitter to Maximise Their Professional Learning

Have you looked at Twitter and wondered what all the fuss is about?  Over the last few months I have been showing teachers how to use twitter to build their PLN (Professional Learning Network).  Whilst doing this I have found that teachers generally have the same concerns:They feel overwhelmed with the potential information overload?They are wondering how to filter out all the ‘noise’ and get…See More
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How Teachers Can Use Twitter to Maximise Their Professional Learning

Posted on June 17, 2011 at 3:14am 2 Comments

Have you looked at Twitter and wondered what all the fuss is about?  Over the last few months I have been showing teachers how to use twitter to build their PLN (Professional Learning Network).  Whilst doing this I have found that teachers generally have the same concerns:

  • They feel overwhelmed with the potential information overload?
  • They are…
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