The Ode to Twitter (Part I): 10 Reasons Why You Should Use It In Your Teaching

In the last several years Twitter has grown beyond a micro-blogging service to become one of the most popular social messaging platform. Despite the fact that there are over 175 million registered users on Twitter, many teachers and trainers still ask me WHAT Twitter actually is, and many of them really have no idea how to use it effectively or why they should even use it at all. In this “Hot Topics Wednesdays” episode I will provide 10 reasons for using Twitter in your distance learning classroom or online training.

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