1. Participants will create a Twitter account.
  2. Participants will search Twitter using educational hashtags.
  3. Participants will explore classroom uses for Twitter.
  4. Participants will learn how to create a personal learning network using Twitter.
  5. Participants will understand vocabulary unique to Twitter, including what it means to Tweet, how to favorite a Tweet, how to retweet, and direct message someone.
  6. Participants will create a Diigo account and link it to their Twitter account.
  7. Participants will use the Diigolet tool and the Diigo toolbar to highlight and create stickynotes.
  8. Participants will use a group bookmark list in Diigo and learn how to create private groups.

Morning Activity: Twitter
  • Introduction to Session and Wiki
  • Twitter in Plain English
  • Intro to Twitter
    • Create an Account
    • Search hashtags
    • Understand vocabulary
    • Explore classroom use
  • Begin creating PLN
  • Twitter hashtag for workshop:#dsctwitter @dawsonedcoop

Afternoon Activity: Diigo
  • What is Social Bookmarking? - Video
  • How I use Diigo in conjunction with Twitter
  • Diigo Toolbar in Action
  • Creating an account to access class links