I recently had a conversation with my district Director of Technology, a TIS friend, and my former Global Horizons teacher partner about the merits of Twitter and the possibilities for the educational use of Twitter. Here are some of the links that have helped shape my perspective:
9 Reasons to Twitter in Schools (Tech & Learning)
Tech Crunch: Impact of Twitter on the world
Times article: Great Britain considers Twitter for the primary curriculum
Best Practices in a Twitter-enhanced High School Classroom: Practical explanation of how to manage Twitter use in a classroom along with ideas for using Twitter as an instructional tool from Teaching Paperless.
A Twitter Code of Conduct: An article from BusinessWeek about Twitter’s impact on the business world
My own 2 blog posts about Twitter:
Here’s a link to all of my DIIgo bookmarks about Twitter. The list includes Twitter apps, news articles about Twitter, lists of Twittering teachers, and Twitter in education. This doesn’t even scratch the surface!