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Showing posts from August, 2015

You joined Twitter, now what?

Last week, the Technology department with Burke County Public Schools hosted the (o annual Digital Teaching and Learning Conferences #bcpsdtlc for all teachers and staff.  The turnout was incredible, the atmosphere was electric, and the sessions were buzzing with excitement.  It was a fun day of learning and networking for all that participated.

Our keynote speaker, "The Library Girl" @jenniferlagarde, was inspiring as always.  Jennifer encouraged all of us to share our stories, to be our own media sources, and to get the word out about what's great in our schools and classrooms.  Many of our teachers responded, and have since joined the wonderful place that is Twitter!  

I love Twitter and have been a member for several years and each year my interaction with Twitter changes, but the value of the network I've created is immeasurable.  Here are some tips or ideas that helped me grow my PLN (Personal Learning Network).

Lurk for awhile.  When I joined Twitter initially it…