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?
http://mrslwalker.com/index.php/2009/03/29/nine-great-reasons-why-teachers-should-use-twitter/




A few more resources:

Twitter help for beginners:
http://www.vrml.k12.la.us/curriculum/tech/socialnetwork/twitter/twitter.htm

Things to do with Twitter besides tweeting:
http://mashable.com/2009/08/21/13-twitter-tools/

Twitter for Beginners:
http://edufire.com/content/docs/14-twitter-for-beginners?utm_source=twitter%2B&utm_medium=otweet%2B&utm_campaign=twitter

100 Tips for Teachers on Twitter:
http://www.onlinecollegedegrees.org/2009/03/19/100-tips-apps-and-resources-for-teachers-on-twitter/

Getting started with Twitter:
http://azk12.org/blog/archives/46-10-Things-Teachers-Should-Know-to-Get-Started-with-Twitter.html