Are you new to Twitter and wondering what all the fuss is about? Why is Twitter one of the most powerful Professional Learning Networks you can have?

This is an infographic from USCRossierOnline via TeachThought that sums it up nicely. Don't be afraid to 'lurk' until you feel comfortable contributing. 'Lurking' is also known as legitimate peripheral participation. Most of us do this when we're getting started in something new.

  • The Te@chThought Twitter hashtag is now #reflectiveteacher
  • Using the hashtag #reflectiveteacher helps you follow the chat. You can save this as a search and then refer back to it if you need to. Chats often go so fast that it's hard to keep up.
  • Twitter helps to connect you with other like minds so that you can learn from and with each other.
  • Share resources and ideas.


Another article which focuses on why we should be on Twitter. (Click on image to read and share article)

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