Social Networking

According to Wikipedia, a social network service uses software to build online social networks for communities of people who share interests and activities or who are interested in exploring the interests and activities of others.Most services are primarily web based and provide a collection of various ways for users to interact, such as chat, messaging, email, video, voice chat, file sharing, blogging, discussion groups, and so on.Check out this blog about 35 ways to stream your life.

Classroom 2.0

www.classroom20.com

A social networking site for those interested in Web 2.0 and collaborative technologies in education.

Visit Classroom 2.0


Facebook

Everyone is doing it, including my 79 year old father. Many people are using it for educational purposes.

Be safe, follow these 5 easy steps to stay safe on Facebook .


Twitter

www.twitter.com
Gary Miller on Twitter.

100 Tips, Apps and Resources for Teachers on Twitter!
7 Ways to find Teachers on Twitter
8th Way to find Teachers on Twitter
Some new Twitter Lists - Cool Cat Teacher tips on better ways to leverage Twitter!

Micro-blogging, quick messages of less than 140 characters. Twitter in Plain English on You Tube.
Check out this link to Techlearning.com to find out more about Tweets.
Twitter Newbies FAQ

PB Wiki Twitter4Teachers will hook you up with other educators.
WetPaint Wiki's Twitter for Teachers is another good place to learn.
So is Educators on Twitter.

Check out TweetBoard. It lets you follow specific tweets. Awesome!

This wiki lets you follow the #gr8t educational tweets
Twitseeker lets you find people based on what you are interested in.
Tweetizen is a simple web-based tool designed to help you filter the daily influx of tweets, and easily find the ones that are relevant to you.




Edmodo

http://www.edmodo.com/

Twitter for the classroom, Edmodo is a private micro-blogging platform built for use by teachers and students.

David Warlick blogs about Edmodo here.