Twitter PLN

Twitter PLN

Create your Twitter account and build your Personal learning network (PLN):

Twitter is an online social networking and microblogging service that facilitates building a Personal Learning Network. You can send and read “tweets”, which are text messages limited to 140 characters. There are lots of teachers on Twitter, sharing their classroom ideas and resources for teaching and learning. There are some great “Twitter Chats” that you can join too. You can tweet photos, links to sites and lots more!

1. Create your teacher Twitter account.

Watch Twitter 101: Getting Started

Posting a Tweet

Using HashTags on Twitter

Editing Your Profile  (from

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2. Find and follow 10 people that you respect and admire within your field of teaching:

The Complete Guide to Twitter Hashtags for Education


3. Tweet a link to your favorite blog!