I’ll be honest – I was a late-adopter for Twitter. I skipped MySpace. Got on board facebook (of course) and LinkedIn for my professional life. I’ve not jumped in to Instagram or some of the younger focused platforms.
The more I use Twitter personally, the more I think about how it could be used in the classroom – at least at the high school level. Apparently, I’m not the only educator thinking along these lines.
26 Ways Educators Use Twitter (home of this excellent info-graphic):
Here’s how to use it with colleagues:
And here’s some other educators to follow:
Lastly, an interesting look at how Twitter is central in political debates, particularly over the Common Core and the “opt-out” movement.