Set Up Account:
1. Sign Up
2. Use Your Real Name--for professional reasons!
3. Password--Use a strong password.
4. Username--if real name is available--use it.

1. Select your language
2. Select the time zone
3. Decide if you want to add a location to your tweets.
4. Private or Public Tweets --go public or else people will not be able to see your tweets without your permission.
5. Choose whether you want an "HTTPS" secure connection. Reccomendation is to check that box for more security on your account.

Profile Settings:
1. Add a photo of yourself--it makes you social :) (Spamers do not have pictures)
2. Add a location it lets others know generally where you are from
3. Web Site--you can add your blog or website URL
4. Add your bio (you have 160 characters) People may choose to follow just based on your bio

Think carefully about your bio--make it interesting. Samples:

Seventh grade social studies teacher piloting a class set of iPads. Using Blackboard to create a blended learning environment. 250K+ Youtube views.
~James Zoller

A 21st Century Teacher and Learner--I am a Media/Technology Specialist who loves books and technology--a match made in heaven!
~Karen Reiber

Children's author, reader, dreamer, educator, & TED2012 speaker!
~Kate Messner

Education entrepreneur, driven to ignite the hope of knowing. Father to five, husband to one.
~Randy Whilhem

Educational Technologist; D3M Fan; Professional Learning Guru; Learning Architect; Dreamer, Learner
~Lynn Ochs

Parent, author, speaker, instigator, blogger about the Web and its effects on schools, education and learning. Author of Why School?
~Will Richardson

Japanese language, digital video, teacher training, and saving the world from ignorance. Some juggling, too!
~Rushton Hurley

Educational Technologist, DEN Star & Guru, Adobe Ed Leader, Google Certified Teacher (
~Kathy Schrock

I am a fun loving math teacher who enjoys puzzles, games, and sports.
~Pam Roehling