How I Use It
For students of Social Studies, many topics can lead to heated debates...which is awesome! TodaysMeet allows students to carry on the conversation without screaming matches. Students learn to summarize their arguments to 140 characters or less and make their points clear. Best of all, students who would not normally feel comfortable participating in a group discussion can freely add their views and opinions.
For teachers - I was always amazed how many teachers talk during someone's presentation fro professional development. When I started to run PD workshops I used TodaysMeet to embrace the back chatter and serve as a closing Q&A session. It has worked great for small workshops and larger group presentations.
I love TodaysMeet. My only criticism is that sometimes the site may lag a bit when posting comments.