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  1. 1. TWITTER How to integrate Twitter with teaching…
  2. 2. … MENU… <ul><li>Twitter User </li></ul><ul><ul><li>My personal experience </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Twitter and Teachers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Using Twitter in education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>My Opinion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Link </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Twitter in the classroom </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How teachers can use Twitter in their classroom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>My Opinion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Link </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Resources for Educators on Twitter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Resources on Twitter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>My Opinion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Link </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul><ul><li>Bibliography </li></ul>
  3. 3. TWITTER USER… <ul><li>I am a huge Twitter user. Of course like most network-based websites, I originally started using Twitter to keep in touch with friends and social. I never realized Twitter would be such a great tool to use as a pre-service teacher. I tweet with several educators, even with my past teachers from elementary and high school. </li></ul><ul><li>--Krystal W. </li></ul>
  4. 4. TWITTER & TEACHERS <ul><li>Ask for recommended books, lesson plans, etc… </li></ul><ul><li>Ask for help or get advice with a professional question </li></ul><ul><li>Tweet about a helpful website or resource to help other educators </li></ul><ul><li>Provide daily tips (word of the day or book of the day) </li></ul><ul><li>Celebrate timely events (American History dates, events/holidays) </li></ul><ul><li>Tweet about your school and its website </li></ul><ul><li>Share photos of your classroom and what goes on </li></ul><ul><li>Share teaching humor </li></ul><ul><li>Get other educators involved </li></ul><ul><li>Respond and answer other people’s questions </li></ul><ul><li>Make personal connections with other educators </li></ul><ul><li>Invited people to come and speak at your events at your school </li></ul><ul><li>Post or find summer work/openings </li></ul><ul><li>Join a Twibe </li></ul><ul><li>Link to a book trailer </li></ul><ul><li>Share new studies of interests </li></ul>
  5. 5. MY OPINION <ul><li>This article was very informative with several examples and ideas how to use Twitter as a teacher. The ideas listed were easy to understand and made complete sense. I can see Twitter becoming a huge site for educators to come together for a better cause as well as creative ideas and collaboration. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>&quot;25 Ways to Teach with Twitter.&quot; Tech & Learning . Web. 8 Dec. 2010. . </li></ul>
  7. 7. TWITTER IN THE CLASSROOM <ul><li>Gathering real-world data (Location, Temperature, Historical Fact, etc…) </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor ( and </li></ul><ul><li>Summarize topics ( </li></ul><ul><li>TweeetStory </li></ul><ul><li>Collate Classroom Views </li></ul><ul><li>Let parents follow what you are up to on Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Find out where people are </li></ul><ul><li>Short but sweet (give the children a 140 character rule to write a story) </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter poll </li></ul><ul><li>Word Morph </li></ul><ul><li>Come together (find schools in different areas and discuss common topics) </li></ul><ul><li>Point of View and Character Develop </li></ul><ul><li>GeoTweets </li></ul><ul><li>Global Assembly </li></ul><ul><li>Word Play </li></ul>
  8. 8. MY OPINION <ul><li>This article included a lot of information about how networking websites, Twitter in this particular case, can be used in classrooms today. Technology continues to change and become more advanced. Because of this, it is important that teachers keep up to date with the new technologies and create easier, faster, and more accessible information. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li> . </li></ul>“ Twenty Five Interesting Ways To Use Twitter in the Classroom”
  10. 10. RESOURCES FOR EDUCATORS ON TWITTER <ul><li>Twitter for Teachers (teaches teachers how to use Twitter) </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter and Educational Applications (blog about how Twitter is useful) </li></ul><ul><li>Advice for Teachers New to Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>8 Useful Tips to Become Successful with Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>How to Become Twitter Teacher in 23 Steps or Less </li></ul><ul><li>50 Ideas for Using Twitter in Education </li></ul><ul><li>Micro-blogging in Education </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Tool </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter Tweets for Higher Education </li></ul>
  11. 11. MY OPINION <ul><li>This website gave valuable information that can be used by all Twitter users, especially educators. There were several blogs, websites, and resources that lead you to creative ways to present and teach specific topics. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>“ 100 Tips, Apps, and Resources for Teachers on Twitter” </li></ul> .
  13. 13. BIBLIOGRAPHY <ul><li>&quot;25 Ways to Teach with Twitter.&quot; Tech & Learning . Web. 8 Dec. 2010. . </li></ul><ul><li>“ 100 Tips, Apps, and Resources for Teachers on Twitter” Online College Degrees . Web. 2010. . </li></ul><ul><li>“ Twenty Five Interesting Ways To Use Twitter in the Classroom” Slide Share. Web. 2008. . </li></ul>