Twitter is definitely one of the most popular tool for teachers professional development. Education communities are filling the tweeting space #edchat, #edtech are but some examples. It might be because of its simplicity and ease of use that teachers flock to it , others attribute it to the the brevity of its messages but no matter what the reasons are, Twitter has become not only an effective communicational platform for teachers and educators from all around the globe but also an affinity space where these people get to meet each other, talk and discuss current issues in education and most important of all share and learn from each other’s expertise.
The graphic below ceeated by @teamtait features some of the reasons why teachers use Twitter to grow professionally. I invite you to have a look and share with us what you think of them.