Twitter


Twitter is a micro-blogging tool, giving another method for teachers to connect with other teachers than traditional social networking. Below is a video screencast from Jack Bastide, who covers how to set up a Twitter account, create Twitter posts, upload a user picture, search for and follow other people, and much more.



Educators on Twitter

Twitter4Teachers (broken down by subject-area)

Additional Resources for Twitter

One thing to be said, because Twitter is so simple to use, it allows for people to use the tool in many different ways to expand their learning. Be it to share resources, pose questions of your PLN, live blog from events, or more, Twitter serves many purposes.

Look at the articles below to get an idea of how they use Twitter.

Angela Maiers 26 Keys to Twitter Success
Work in Plain English's 6 Things I Love About Twitter
James R. Dickey's 10 Commandments of Twitter
Carol Cooper-Taylor's 50 Ideas for Using Twitter in Education