If you are brand new to Twitter, this screen cast is a good place to start, right from how to sign up for a Twitter account and customize it to meet your needs. Beware: 25 minutes long but super easy to follow.
Hashtags are the search engine of the Twitterverse. Not just for tweeting out to the world where you are or a picture of your cappuccino. Connect with educators using hashtags on specific topics. Connect with educators in “chat groups”. Great 8 min. video below on using hashtags in education.
A sample of popular hashtags within the education community.
#k12 #edchat #teaching
Connected Principals – #cpchat #edleaders #edadmin #edpolicy #edreform #msadmin
Check out the real authority for Twitter in Education as a PD Resource
Participate in Twitter Chats for learning.