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Allowing only 140 characters to be used, Twitter appears to have limitations as an educational tool for use in classrooms, however Sam Miller has lots of creative ways to use Twitter, both within and beyond the classroom boundaries –

see: http://www.teachhub.com/50-ways-use-twitter-classroom.

This helpful guide (thanks Alan!) is also a great starting point for the novice teacher tweeter, i.e. me, so I’ll be busy trying to incorporate some of these ideas into my lesson plans and pedagogical practice.

Twitter for Twitchy Teachers V1.1

If you are an experienced teacher tweeter, I’d love to hear from you about what you are doing in the classroom, or if you are a Twitter apprentice user like me let me know how it’s going.