Author Chat with the writers of "140 Twitter Tips for Educators" Ways you can use Twitter for your teaching practice and professional development
Author Chat with the Writers of "140 Twitter Tips for Educators"
Join us for a chat with Brad Currie, Billy Krackower, and Scott Rocco, authors of 140 Twitter Tips for Educators. Explore ways educators can leverage the power of Twitter to expand their teaching practice, boost their professional learning network, find inspiration, and advance their students’ learning.
140 Twitter Tips for Educators helps readers master the basics of Twitter, build an online following, and become a Twitter standout. The guide covers: How and why to create a personal and classroom or school profile. Whom to follow and how to find the resources you need. How to get noticed on Twitter (and help others!) with your Tweets. What a Twitter chat is and how to join one. How hashtags work - and why you need one for your classroom and/or school. How other educators are using Twitter to learn and teach. And much more!
When: May 24 at 6pm Pacific Time (time converter)
Who: All Adobe Educators
Author Brad Currie
Brad is an Assistant Principal and Supervisor of Instruction for the Chester School District in Chester, NJ. He is also the Founding Partner of Evolving Educators LLC. Brad was recently named the 2017 NASSP National Assistant Principal of the Year and the 2017 NJPSA Visionary Assistant Principal of the Year. He is also part of the ASCD Emerging Leaders Class of 2014. Brad is a Google Certified Trainer, author, and presenter.
Author Billy Krakower
Billy Krakower is currently the Computer Technology Instructor, Gifted & Talented, STEAM Teacher for grades three and four. He is also a co-teacher of ELA for Special Education students at Beatrice Gilmore Elementary School in the Woodland Park Public School District. For the past ten years, Billy has served as Special Education Teacher, in the Inclusion setting, and Resource Room setting. He enjoys preparing his students for the 21st century by teaching them how to use web 2.0 tools such as Edmodo, Skype, Google Hangouts, Google Docs, and Social Media.
Author Scott Rocco
Scott Rocco, Ed.D. is a Superintendent in New Jersey, adjunct professor, co-founder/co-moderator of #Satchat on Twitter, an EdCampNJ organizer, presenter, and keynote speaker.
He is dedicated to positively and productively engaging educators in a dialogue that improves student learning, enhances instruction, and creates effective learning environments for all who attend and work in schools. Follow Scott on Twitter @ScottRRocco