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How I Use Twitter

Twitter has been around for a few years, and like many of you I was reluctant to join the masses. I viewed it as another place to find out what my friends were doing throughout their day to day functions. I never wanted to join because I already had a Facebook account, did I really need another site to visit that would basically duplicate what I am already doing? I didn't really want to read about how my friend got a new puppy...twice. I also doubted that people wanted to read about how my son covered his entire head with Vaseline...twice.

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I had joined last year (when I had a regular classroom) thinking I could use it to update the parents of my students on classroom content using a Twitter Widget on my teacher website. However, at the time it was b…