Twitter for Teachers


The global education community uses Twitter to learn, share resources and connect. And it's fun!

Here is a video explaining it step by step, with lots of tips for starting by @englishraven

Twitter for educators - First Steps (Setting up) from Jason Renshaw on Vimeo.

See his post here: A super simple demonstration of how to get started on Twitter (for educators)

See @whatedsaid's post Dear teacher who wasnt on Twitter

and the one by @mcleod that inspired it… If you were on Twitter

This presentation by @sharpjacqui will also show you how to set up an account, and explain the jargon and netiquette.

Other useful Twitter learner's links:

Twitter guides for educators from @BrightIdeasBlog

Twitter in Schools, A Getting Started Guideby @web20classroom

Twitter info, videos and links from @jennyluca

Top 10 Twitter Tips from @kathleen_morris

Using Twitter to build your PLN from @kathleen_morris

Building your Twitter network by @CreativeEdu

You can read/post about a particular topic using a #. This post gives a list of popular teacher hashtags.

Advice from @lindawollan to a new Twitter user:
Put in a bio, and try some searches using #. You need to follow lots of people. You'll get followers and enter the conversation :)