How (and why) teachers should start using Twitter right now

twitter headline

Twitter is a powerful force for good. It’s a useful tool for just about anyone – especially teachers. They can grow their PLN (professional learning network / personal learning network) and learn new things on a regular basis.

It can feel a bit overwhelming but it’s worth sticking it out and trying to figure out what parts of Twitter work for you. Hashtags? Direct messages? Just lurking and casually reading? All good.

This graphic dives into the many reasons you should try out Twitter if you’re a teacher – but works well for non-teachers as well!

twitter for teachers

Source: ICT Evangelist

Jeff Dunn is an education and technology lover who has worked in far too many industries to count. Okay, like maybe 5 or 6. Jeff can indeed count that high but it's not recommended. Jeff also likes to write bios in the third-person.
  1. Reply Why (And How) Teachers Are Using Twitter | Teachers Tech June 26, 2014 at 3:09 am

    […] questions and more are explored in the handy infographic below. Keep reading to learn more – and join in the discussion! What are your favorite ways of using […]

  2. Reply Twitter; More than Just “What’s Happening” | Curious. Rich. Engaging. July 5, 2014 at 1:17 pm

Leave a reply

25 top ways teachers use Twitter in the classroom
blended learning students
The beginner’s guide to blended learning
youtube on wood
How (and why) you should use YouTube in the classroom
Apple IPad Stock
Schools’ walled garden approach to content means pupils don’t learn necessary skills
Facebook wants to own your work and your social life
Does your organisation have a split personality when it comes to Social Media? And does it matter?
Gamification is a big business, not a mature one
How a footballer can teach your company social media sense
How writing really affects your brain
business and work
Desk exercises to help you survive the office
Do you have digital eyestrain? And what to do if you have
4 simple ways to stop Internet addiction
elections usa
The teacher’s guide to the U.S. midterm elections
The United Kingdom GDP now includes illegal activities?
The second language of every region in the world tells a story, old or new
Who is censoring what on the web?
blogging best of
The best education blogs to follow on Twitter
lms best of
A crowdsourced list of the best Learning Management Systems (LMS)
A no-nonsense guide to the best study habits
paperless classroom
The best tools for your paperless classroom