1. You can learn about effective teaching methods from the education community.
2. You can learn more about photography news and trends from the photo community.
3. Network with innovative photo teachers and even get their advice.
4. Retweet links on photography you want to share with students.
5. Retweet links on teaching you want to share with your photo colleagues.
6. Spark ideas for student assignments or your own self-assignments.
7. Make Twitter groups to target those you want to be in conversation with.
8. Share photographs of your student work (with their permission).
9. Ask other photo educators to share their student work (with their permission).
10. Coordinate a collaborative critique or discussion with other classrooms.
11. Create or follow #hashtags on photography or teaching to see old posts on relevant topics.
12. Organize photo-meet-ups in your area for students and/or local photographers.
13. Let other photo educators know when you will be in their area for meet-ups or class visits.
14. Become a more concise communicator by expressing long-winded ideas in 140 characters. (This sentence was only 85 characters)
15. Instigate student discussions outside of class (or even by tweeting inside class).
16. Create a Personal Learning Network of peers, professionals, educators, and former & current students (form a community).
17. Chat with experts to ask them questions (maybe even in class).
18. Organize & advertise community service projects that use photography.
19. Promote the ideas of students.
20. Find learning resources for all levels of photography students.
21. Learn to use abbreviations like: Ss = Students, Ts = Teachers.
22. Take real time polls from your students.
23. Discover up to the minute current events in the photography world (timely topics for class discussion).
24. See what other photo educators are discussing.
25. Share your experience in real time while doing field trips, exhibitions, museums, talks, and conferences.
26. Review or recommend books for your students or colleagues.
27. Stay connected with former students.
28. Drive traffic to your website, student websites, or your class website.
29. Tweet about due dates and/or photography assignment reminders.
30. Run a live news feed for students that aren’t in class.
31. Have students create a group of people to follow in an area of photography they are interested in… art, sports, weddings, news, etc.
32. Facilitate student research by using Twitter’s search engine.
33. Have students create an online juried photo exhibition (with photographers of their choice) and tweet about it.
34. Ask students to create online content about photography and promote it through twitter.
35. Photo educators can share resources they discover through research or professional development.
36. Drive enrollment in our higher-level photo courses by promoting/describing them on twitter.
37. It's easy to follow @phototeachers tweets and search for #teachingphoto tweets!
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