How is Twitter different for teachers?

For educator's, Twitter is not just senseless babble or self-promotion but meaningful conversation. Tom Whitby, one of the founders of Twitter #edchat, describes Twitter for educators as a means of bouncing ideas off of other educators--globally. See an interview with Whitby here

Why should teachers use Twitter?

A few more resources:

Twitter help for beginners:

Things to do with Twitter besides tweeting:

Twitter for Beginners:

100 Tips for Teachers on Twitter:

Getting started with Twitter: