Reposted from Educational Technology and Mobile Learning:
Twitter search is a great alternative to the conventional ways of searching the net. This socially-based kind of search allows students to access content and resources that are both timely and relevant. And most importantly, students do not need to have Twitter accounts to search its database. Here are some of the ways students can leverage the power of Twitter search to look for educational content:
Use Twitter’s powerful set of search operators to conduct focused search queries.
Use Twitter’s hashtag search functionality to find information in real time.
Use Twitter’s advanced search to refine and pinpoint information access relevant resources.