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Friday, October 24, 2014

The Site Listed on Today's techgab are all related to the use of Twitter for education.

What is Twitter and What is a Tweet?

Twitter is a social media board/chat where people communicate using tweets. A tweet is a contains 140 or fewer characters and is also known as an "update" or "post." Tweet is also a verb, which means to post on Twitter, in other words, send a message on Twitter. Tweeting is the act of writing and posting tweets to Twitter. Link: https://twitter.com/

What is the Purpose of Twitter?

What purpose(s) does Twitter serve, not only socially, but professionally as well?
Link: http://webtrends.about.com/od/socialnetworking/a/what-is-twitter.htm

Twitter Cheat Sheet

This site is a summary of twitter and also lists some great tweet sites (#) for teachers.

Link: http://www.teachthought.com/social-media/cheat-sheet-twitter-for-teachers/

Glossary of Twitter Terms

Here are listed some terms, slang, lingo, jargon, etc. you will see in Twitter. Link: http://personalweb.about.com/od/twitterterms/a/Twitter-Language.htm

How to Join Twitter

Signing up for Twitter takes about five minutes!
Link: http://webtrends.about.com/od/howtoguides/ht/how-to-join-twitter.htm

The Complete Guide to Twitter Hashtags for Education

This site offers a huge list of Twitter hashtags (#) which are conversations in which you can take part and exchange your ideas with others on a given subject.
Link: http://teachthought.com/twitter-hashtags-for-teacher/