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My Digital Footprint

John Seely Brown

The web has just begun to have an impact on our lives. As fascinated as we are with it today, we’re still seeing it in its early forms… My belief is that not only will the web be as fundamental to society as electrification but that it will be subject to many of the same diffusion and absorption dynamics as that earlier medium.

Teachers Tweet


This wiki was created to easily help educators connect with other educators on Twitter.  Organised under interest groups, this has grown into a wonderful resource.  It includes K-12, tertiary and even retired teachers; principals and superintendants.   Add yourself to the category of your choice to begin building your personal learning network. 

Twitter for Educators - Beginners Guide
Created by Amber Coggin @ambercoggin, this is a handy guide for beginners - US focus.


Hashtags - Twitter Fan Wiki
The # symbol, called a hashtag, is used to mark keywords or topics in a Tweet. It was created organically by Twitter users as a way to categorize messages.  Various tools are used to identify hashtags, such as  Simply search for 'education', 'teachers', 'librarian' or a subject such as 'Science' or 'English' to get started on finding hashtags at work on Twitter.

How to take part or moderate a Twitter Chat
How to use Twitter, popular hashtags and everything you need to become familiar with Twitter is provided by  Cybraryman - Jerry Blumengarten 

31 Interesting ways to use Twitter in the Classroom
A shared Google Doc started by Tom Barrett and contributed to by various teachers who are using Twitter in the classroom.

Using Twitter effectively in education - with Dr Alec Couros - Who is he?