Twitter can be a superb tool for learning and professional development. It can also be really powerful in the classroom (and we will explore that soon!) For NOW the focus of this page is looking at a few Twitter basics; What, why, how!
Most people think that Twitter is for following celebrities, or for telling everyone what you had for breakfast, where you are or how quickly you finished a run/walk! But these things can be avoided and Twitter is so much more! Especially in education.
Twitter can actually be an amazing learning network of sharing and crowdsourcing. It can form an awesome Professional Learning Network for learning and often results in a resource rich “backchannel”