Love or hate it, Twitter is an important tool to understand, even if you don’t participate. It has become a vast resource for finding information, tips, and communication for educators around the world. Distance-Education.org has compiled a list of their top 50 education related twitter accounts:
“With the tough economic times of today and unemployment rates spiking across the world, there are scores of people making education their number one resolution for the New Year. With this in mind, we wanted to create a list of educators who are utilizing Twitter to help others reach their educational goals.
We have spent hours scouring over our followers at twitter.com/onlinecourse. We’ve examined over a thousand candidates, looking at their tweets, followers, interaction with users, the length their account has been active, the quality of the sites they link to, and even the general appeal of their tweets. And, after careful consideration we have compiled this list of the Top 50 Educators on Twitter who have made strides not only in social media, but in the classroom as well. The tweets from these educators are encouraging and provide a wide swath of resources that can help you accomplish your education resolutions this year.”