Getting Started on Twitter

As an educator, it is critical for you to stay up-to-date on the latest happenings in education. Technology makes this very easy to do. For example, many principals have their own website and post regular blogs, such as Amber Teamann.

Twitter is a great source for new information and can be a very powerful form of professional development. If you are new to Twitter, these videos and tutorials can help you get started.

How to Use Twitter:

Who to Follow On Twitter:

Not sure who to follow on Twitter? The following websites will give you some ideas:

  • WeFollow lists users by name with a “prominence score.”
  • SchrockGuide explains the best places to find new users to follow, as well as tools, tricks and tips.
  • Edudemic lists relevant users and hashtags in this graphic “Twitter for Teachers.”

Some of Our Favorites:

If you have favorite accounts you follow, please share with the IPLI team by tweeting @INPLI1.