What to do with your new Twitter account

[ This post is for #eci719a course I'm co-teaching this semester with Lori Holcomb at NC State ]

So you follow @eci719 and all of your course mates. Now what?

Well - it's time to start your professional learning community by following others!

Here is a list of those folks who tweet about education and educational technology:

@itncsu - the NC State IT program
@ncsu_ced - the College of Ed
@lbholcom - Lori
@kevoliver - Kevin
@TJwolfe_ - TJ Wolfe - amazing PhD student at State

@web20classroom - IT director in NC, prolific tweeter, always good stuff
@ncties - the official account for the NCTIES conference
@wfryer - Wes Fryer, awesome educator, prolific tweeter
@paulawhite - amazing educator, blogger, and technology integrator who walks her talk
@willrich45 - famous educational blogger
@rmbyrne - author of FreeTech4Teachers

@mashable - for all things social media
@creativecommons - you guessed it

@nytimes - NY Times headlines
@cnn - CNN News
@wral - WRAL News in Raleigh

Hashtag to keep your finger on the pulse of educational technology: #edtech
Hashtag for our course: #eci719

Need more help?

Here are two posts by @rmbyrne on finding teachers on Twitter: Seven Ways to Find Teachers on Twitter (2009), Nine Ways to Find Teachers Online (2011)

Don't understand what #hashtags are? Check out Alec Couros' course website.

Email Matthew, tweet @mjkrugerross.


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