is becoming an integral part of many digital lives and personal and
professional learning networks. This introductory course of "How to
Become a Transformed Twitter Teacher (T3) in a Flash" explains how to
use Twitter as an educational tool for professional development
purposes. Twitter is an online microblogging service that offers a way
to share short bites of information instantly with others. This
"module-based self directed learning course" will explain what Twitter
is and how its service is used by individuals, by businesses, and
within k-16 education and the classroom environment. Demonstration of
how to sign up, send and read Twitter updates (also called "tweets"),
and build your own PLN (Personal/Professional Learning Network) of
friends will be showcased. This self-directed training will also
explore and describe how to get the most out of Twitter by customizing
an individual profile, setting options, and tapping into third-party
resources that make it easier to follow and send updates.
Naomi is a National Senior Trainer for Intel and an independent educational technology consultant located in Brownsville, MN. She thrives off of expanding her knowledge and vision for inspired technology leadership to transform teaching and learning in the k-16 world. This new 2009 educational journey is taking her to new and exciting places where she can share her expertise to a global audience, and collaborate with others to learn from their best practices as well. This will be an adventure of a lifetime, while transforming the new digital landscape of 21st century education.