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To Tweet or Not to Tweet
Teaching and Learning With Twitter
- A very thorough blog post by Michael C. Johnson on the hows and whys of using
- Create a Google Form and ask educators on Twitter to fill it out, before you know it almost 200 people have answered the questions where are you and why do you use Twitter.
Why Teachers Should Try Twitter
- Article from ASCD's Educational Leadership magazine, February 2010
To Tweet! Blog Posts, Articles and How-Tos
30 Essential Twitter Tutorials for Newbies and Experts
30 Twitter Tips for Teachers
A Twitterholic's Guide to tweets, hashtags, and all things Twitter
- incredibly thorough blogpost by
My Twitter PLN
- A new teacher tries to remember what life was like BT (Before Twitter)
Nine Great Reasons Why Teachers Should Use Twitter
Twitter 101 for Educators
- Some great tips for Twitter newbies.
- Some Dos and Don'ts from
Twitter Handbook for Teachers
- Great resource on using Twitter
Twitter's Help Page
Tweeps I Learn From
- These are some of the many wonderful people in my PLN. I learn from them every day!
100 Learning Professionals to Follow
- A list created by
on her website,
Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies
Educators on Twitter
- Google spreadsheet created from a survey sent out on Twitter; currently has over 1200 twittering educators listed!
Literary Tweets: 100+ of the Best Authors on Twitter
article on present-day authors who tweet
Nonfiction Tweets - 70+ Authors to Follow on Twitter
- Another great list from
The Top 50 Educators on Twitter to Follow in 2010
- The name of this article is a bit misleading in that there aren't many "educators" in the list; it's mostly education organizations, but those can be helpful also!
Top 100 EduTweeters
- great list from Online Degree World with LOTS of people that I follow on it.
- List of educators who are on Twitter, broken down into categories.
- wiki where you can easily find educators who tweet, broken down into categories (grade levels, areas of instruction, specializations); there is also a mentor page where you can sign up to receive help from us old folks!
- Find tweeps to follow from all walks of life.
- Imagine what Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, or even Richard Nixon might have tweeted!
Create Your Avatar
- cartoonize your own photos
Face Your Manga
MadMen Avatar Creator
My Avatar Editor
- turn your photo into a cartoon of you
Simpsons Movie Avatar
help on how to format text
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