These educator-created videos illustrate the tremendous value of Twitter as a tool for professional development, as well as some its possible applications in the classroom.
Why Tweet: A Personal Journey Through the Twitterverse
Educator Skip Via relates his journey to discovering Twitter as a tool for professional learning and his experiences in introducing it to his fellow faculty members and students in higher education.
How To Use Twitter in the Classroom
Dani K. Sloan, one of Granite Ed. Tech’s own school technology specialists, shares ways educators can use Twitter to grow a professional learning network, share and promote positive images and messages from the classroom, and provide students with hands-on practice in digital citizenship.
Re-Imagine Your Professional Development Experience… with Twitter!
Educator Victoria Olson introduces Twitter and describes three stages of utilizing social media for professional development: lurking, participating, and authoring.
In “Obvious to You — Amazing to Others,” author Derek Sivers gives a simple, inspiring reason for all teachers to share their ideas and practices via social media.