What is Twitter? Should I be using it? How do I get started? Is it a program I can use with my students?
While Tweeting on the Internet is not a bird call, it is a live social media network where users write or tweet short messages consisting of 140 characters or less and send them to anyone interested in following what they have to say. Some users tweet about happenings in their personal lives and others about specific topics and events. Some tweet about both. There are links below to a few sites to help you get started. Click on All Things Twitter for ideas for using Twitter in the Classroom and examples of how Teachers use Twitter in their classrooms. Happy Tweeting!