Using Twitter in Education

Please look at these links and be inspired to use Twitter in the classroom, as Professional Development, for sharing, co-operation and collaboration.

….and join many established educators from around the globe!

Why don’t you Bring A Teacher to Twitter! Follow @Batttuk and #Battt for great teacher twitter tips and see their website too

 PDF Guides to Twitter for Teachers

Twitter handbook for teachers by @plpnetwork

Twitter for tweachers by @esafetyadviser


Resources to help you understand Twitter as an Educator

The Best Resources For Beginning To Learn What Twitter Is All About

Why educators should join Twitter

100 ways to use twitter in education

The Case For Social Media in Schools

The Pros and Cons of Social Media in Schools – Infographic

Using Twitter in Classrooms and for Professional Development

@MSkinnider  A whole selection of Twitter links I’ve been collecting for #tweachers

Twitter as a tool for Education by Helen Doyle on Prezi

A Case for Using Social Media with Learning

100+ examples of use of social media for learning

A great video tutorial for using Twitter as a teacher tool for PD:

Twitter for Teachers- A fabulous post by Louise Phinney and Keri-Lee Beasley

10 ways social media can transform education

Check this video out — Using twitter for ideas

The Ultimate Guide To Using Twitter In Education

Using Twitter to Start Your Personal Learning Network

The #A-Z_Dictionary of Educational #Twitter #Hashtags

The Best Resources For Beginning To Learn What Twitter Is All About

Great VoiceThread about value of PLN from around world

36 Top Science Tweeters

10 Tips on Using Twitter Wisely

20 Game-Changing Twitter Chats

23 Twitter Tools To Help You Tweet Like A Pro

Why Educators Should Join Twitter

A guide to using Twitter in university research, teaching, and impact activities

Take the 30-Day Twitter Challenge for Teachers!

@kathyschrock Comprehensive Twitter for teachers page

New Twitter: 25 Tips and Tricks for Savvy Tweeters

10 Ways to Use Social Media for Professional Development

Beginning Twitter Resources From @cybraryman1

My tips on university and college use of Twitter by courses and programmes

100 Top tools for the Twittering Teachers

Top Ten Twitter Hashtags for #Educators

The hidden guide to using twitter effectively

45 Simple Twitter Tips Everyone Should Know About

10 Ways Twitter Has Made Better Teachers

The 100 Best Twitter Tools For Teachers (2012 edition)

5 ways Twitter strengthens a school’s learning community

How Twitter is Changing Professional Development for Educators

Amazing Twitter Secrets For Educators

11 Twitter Tips for Educators

10 stages of twitter for teachers



Tweeting in the Classroom

Twitter in the Classroom | Venspired Learning

Classrooms that Tweet-a great list of schools that do!

28 Creative Ideas for Teaching with Twitter

60 Inspiring Examples of Twitter in the Classroom

 How I use twitter in my classroom UPDATE 2

Twitter in the K-8 Classroom

Seven Ways to Use Twitter in a Classroom | Teachers use Social Media to Enhance Classroom Experience

12 expert twitter tips for class

School Twitter Account (Part 1) Great post by @primaryideas

School Twitter Account (Part 2)

School Twitter Account (Part 3)


Establishing a PLN

An Intro Social Media Resources to Develop a PLN

Personal Learning Networks — The Beginning

@timbuckteeth AKA Prof Steve Wheeler The PLN explained

23 Resources about Personal Learning Networks (PLNs)

@Timbuckteeth AKA Prof Steve Wheeler Build a PLN

Personal Learning Networks — The Beginning

Brilliant PLN education NING

The role of #Twitter in the formation and maintenance of PLNs

Establishing a PLN through social media” 68-page PDF version

Twitter for professional use

Twitter Tips for teachers

Getting Started with a Twitter PLN

8 Ideas, 10 Guides, And 17 Tools For A Better Professional Learning Network



For the experienced Twitter users

Twijector: Nice tool for “backchannelling” a conference

Get some genuinely interesting twitter stats about yourself (or someone else)

Twitter Tools-Ultimate collection!

Tools for Visualizing Your Twitter Impact:

10 Cool and Best Twitter Tools You Must Try

Flickr my background

Peekr-lets you look behind Twitter stream to see whole background image

Twilk-Put your Twitter followers on your background.

Mapmyfollowers-Generates a map of your twitter followers location


 10 Awesome Twitter Analytics and Visualization Tools

 5 Twitter Metrics Beyond Follower Count

The ultimate list of Twitter tools

50 Best Twitter Tools & Services

12 Twitter Tools Every Educator Must Know about

How to put live tweets into your presentations

50 Innovative Ways To Use Twitter More Effectively

12 ways to back up your tweets

7 great twitter mash ups



What is the effect of Twitter on student engagement and grades?

A free PDF guide to Twitter for academic research, teaching and impact:

My Teachmeet Leeds Presentation-Thursday 12th May 2011

‘The power of the PLN and twitter tools for experts.’


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All of these links are in the links section above.


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