What Twitter accounts could I follow that would help me with my academics?

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Twitter Use for Students' Academic Success:

Every company, museum and/or learned institution has a twitter account. Use the search tool on twitter to find those that are helpful. Building a Learning Community (PC) is vital to using twitter as a an academic tool. Many educators have embraced the power of...

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Twitter Use for Students' Academic Success:

Every company, museum and/or learned institution has a twitter account. Use the search tool on twitter to find those that are helpful. Building a Learning Community (PC) is vital to using twitter as a an academic tool. Many educators have embraced the power of twitter as just such a tool; as we have @askteacherzcom as well. Find an account and look through their follower list; read the individual bios of each twitter account and build a personalized PC.

Perhaps more than following a particular twitter user it may be more helpful to find homework twitter chats?

Twitter chats are a useful manner to gain useful followers and actually carry on conversations with other students or educators to assist in furthering ones academic prowess. Twitter users follow a particular hash-tag (# symbol in front of a word or term) stream. Tweets are used with that hash-tag to communicate with others instantaneously.

As of now there's very little out there in the form of student led twitter chats. One that has some merit at this time is #StuVoice. However, that doesn't mean it can't be done. Any student or group of students could form a student chat... It could be a great tool for learning. Our #CollabEd Chat web-page contains poignant information for developing a PC and how to get involved in chats... we'd love to help students form just such a venture.

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