Teaching & Learning

Why Use Twitter for PD?

Twitter logoThere are a few good reasons to use Twitter for your professional development:

  • Instead of waiting for professional development sessions, Twitter is available 24/7.
  • You get what you put into it: Take the time to follow other educators, conference presenters, book authors, bloggers, etc. Follow back, reply and send messages.
  • Twitter chats have themes and topics. You can find Twitter
    chat information by perusing hashtags and checking out what followers tweet.
  • By developing your own PLN, you have your own support system at your fingertips.
  • #CAEdChat #EdTechChat and #TeacherLife are good hashtags to check out.

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