Now that you have a Twitter account the next big question is "How do I decide who to follow?" Twitter will give you some suggestions but they are all celebrities who will never answer a tweet from you or help you with your next amazing lesson plan. Today we'll discuss how to find those people that will make up your "Personal Learning Network".

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Today's Task:

Today you have two tasks, I know I'm very demanding. First, go out and find 15 new followers. Use the suggestions above to discover some people on Twitter in your content area, people that teach in your school or maybe just seem really smart. Next, watch this short (under 4 minute) video from Alec Couros as he discusses finding those experts who will make your network stronger.


Congratulations, you are well on your way to building a network of people who will help make you a better educator. Today you added at least 15 people but that number will grow in the coming days as you explore Twitter in different ways.