Twitter - A Powerful Collaboration Tool for Teachers

Twitter - A Powerful Collaboration Tool for Teachers
Resources and links for "Social Media for Teachers" Presentation:
Twitter Basics:
Twitter - social media application, 140 characters at a time

Twitter in Plain English - a good explanation of Twitter in 2:30 minutes

Making the Most of 140 Characters - tips for fitting your thoughts into 140 characters

Twitter Guide - a simple list of Twitter terms

Twitter Dictionary - a list of Twitter lingo

Eric's Twitter site - Twitter site for Eric Langhorst


Chats :

Social Studies Chat on Twitter - #sschat - each Monday night at 6:00 PM central a themed chat using the hashtag #sschat

List of EdChats - large list of educational Twitter chats, find a topic which fits your subject area or interest


The Incredible Power of Twitter - article about how an educator uses Twitter



Twitter Tools and Applications :

TweetDeck - application to help you manage your tweets, create columns

HootSuite - application to help you manage your tweets



Additional Resources :

The End of Isolation - research paper on educators using Twitter

Historical Tweets - examples of what historical figures might have Tweeted (humor)



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