Twitter is a great tool for finding new and interesting resources, a cool way to debate within your classroom and to tell people mundane details about your life.
So, Why Do I want to have a twitter account?
I’ve managed to find of variety of educators and technology specialists who tweet resources and ideas on a constant basis. I occasionally go on twitter and see what has been shared. Then, I can assess my need for the site or skip it.
You can start with ‘@appledaughters’ iLearn list.
Become a follower to see the variety of specialist I follow. Then, check out what individuals tweet. You may like some more than others. Twitter also offers a ‘Who to Follow’ option once you have a few people you follow. This will give you another variety of people to choose from.
All things Twitter: twitter-guide.pdf View Download
here’s a great “GLOG” about Twitter for Teachers.
#EDCHATS: This CALENDAR gives you dates/times for twitter chats by teaching professionals around the globe!
hashtag: example: #educhat All tweets relating to the topic or ‘hashtag’ are available on a separate list when you click the hashtag link.
following/followers: the people who’s tweets show up on your home screen and your ‘followers’ see yours.