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Twitter in the Classroom

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Teaching writing through microblogging. Students often struggle with writing meaningful sentences and sequencing ideas. These issues can supported by providing limitations and a potentially huge …

Teaching writing through microblogging. Students often struggle with writing meaningful sentences and sequencing ideas. These issues can supported by providing limitations and a potentially huge audience.

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  • 1. Twitter in the Classroom
  • 2. Twitter is being used in classrooms.
  • 3. Twitter is a form of microblogging.
  • 4. Microblogging can be a powerful format for teaching writing.
  • 5. What happens when the lights go out?
  • 6. Paper Tweets Students can still practice digital citizenship skills without digital technology. Click or touch for more.
  • 7. What’s the big deal?
  • 8. Twitter Engages Students This history teacher uses Twitter to help students find their voice. Click or touch for more.
  • 9. But some Students Refuse Twitter. And definitely Facebook.
  • 10. Google Forms in Lieu of Twitter About 5 to10 percent of my students don't use Twitter, and about 2 percent of them are outspoken about it. Click or touch for more.
  • 11. My Favorite Microblogging Site TodaysMeet is a backchannel that gets students chatting via an easy-to-use interface. It's a free Web 2.0 tool that requires no logins and works on any Internet device. Click or touch for more. ❖ Character limit like Twitter ❖ No login or account required ❖ Anonymity
  • 12. I hope this sparks a few ideas to make learning more social. Please click or touch below for more information

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