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How Teachers Can Use Twitter to Maximise Their Professional Learning

Posted on June 17, 2011 at 3:14am 2 Comments

Have you looked at Twitter and wondered what all the fuss is about?  Over the last few months I have been showing teachers how to use twitter to build their PLN (Professional Learning Network).  Whilst doing this I have found that teachers generally have the same concerns:

  • They feel overwhelmed with the potential information overload?
  • They are…
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