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Twitter for Teaching & Learning : Twitter for Teachers

A guide to using twitter for teaching, learning, connecting, professional development, and more.

Twitter for Teachers - Resources

The Teacher's Guide to Twitter by @Edudemic is a comprehensive guide to everything a teacher would need to know about Twitter.

I'm An Educator, What Should I Tweet About?

Twitter for Teachers by USC Rossier Online includes infographic and more on twitter and education

10 Tips for Tweeting Teachers by @TeacherToolkit

Digitally Speaking / Why Teachers Should Try Twitter by William M. Ferriter (@plugusin on Twitter) teaches 6th grade language arts and social studies

Bringing Twitter to the Classroom by Amanda Wynter - The Atlantic

The Complete Guide to Twitter Hashtags For Education (updated periodically)

What Makes a Great Education Education Tweet by Thomas C Murray @thomascmurray -How to write an education tweet that adds value and gets noticed

Social Media: Making Connections Through Twitter

Twitter Chats (Live scheduled chats)

What is a Twitter Chat?

What is #Edchat?

Education Chats - Three Ways to use the Twitter Chat Calendar

In the video below teachers and school administrators discuss the value of Twitter Chats.

#Edchat (Education) Tweets

Using Twitter effectively in education - with Alec Couros (3:12)

Twitter for Professional Development (for teachers)

Especially for teachers and soon to be teachers, but beneficial to any educator new to Twitter. 

Conferences & Twitter

The majority of conferences announce a unique Twitter hashtag. Below are examples of how Twitter was used during past ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) Conferences

#EdTech (Education Teachnology) Tweets

Misc.

Helpful posts, educators to follow, etc. (work in progress, more links to come)