The biggest advantage of using Twitter is to be able to connect with inspiring teachers worldwide. If this is your first time using Twitter I would suggest to start by reading this simple Twitter Handbook for Teachers.
Due to the all the possibilities Twitter offers it has become a wonderful tool to explore and integrate in our classrooms. Take a look a the Top 100 Tools for the Twittering Teacher and you will certainly feel overwhelmed!! Bear in mind that as teachers we need to determine when new technologies are appropriate to build a twenty-first century teaching and learning scenario. We need to remember Mark Pegrum words ” Educators need a clear sense of the social, sociopolitical and ecological embeddedness of technology in order to incorporate it effectively into their teaching”
Many teachers are using Twitter in their classrooms. Below you will find thought-provoking links to help you integrate Twitter effectively.
How would you use Twitter with your students? Unfortunately I am not allowed to use the original version of Twitter at school therefore I have to use Twiducate a social networking site for school.