There are so many ways that teachers can use Twitter in the classroom (and outside the classroom, too!) Teachers can Tweet reminders about assignments and provide links to interesting articles or websites.
Educause’s “7 Things You Should Know About Twitter” points to the value of Twitter as an active learning too to foster interaction about a given topic. This is a great video highlighting one teacher’s “Twitter Experiment.”
Watch history teacher Enrique Legaspi explain how Twitter has revolutionized his class discussions and helped him know more about his shy students, and modify his instruction to meet their needs.