Today we had the pleasure of two guest speakers who shared their experiences with using social media as a professional learning tool and as a way to connect with other educators. An avoider of many forms of social media, I recently resurrected my Twitter account and have decided to to do some of my own experimentation with using Twitter.
I am posting this as a means to create some accountability to myself as well as to reflect on my experiences using social media.
I tackled the first hurdle, publishing my first tweet as an educator; my finger hovering over the tweet button, eyes closed as I stabbed blindly at the small blue bird icon. And just like that, I had entered into another realm. I was officially a tweeterer… Is that even a term?
Next step: Adding to my lists
Second: Twitter handles
Third: Blog addresses
These were a lot harder to find, but I’ll be keeping my eye on my feed in hopes of finding more to follow…
Now to see how well this app works …