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 audience.

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Twitter in the Classroom

  1. 1. Twitter in the Classroom
  2. 2. Twitter is being used in classrooms.
  3. 3. Twitter is a form of microblogging.
  4. 4. Microblogging can be a powerful format for teaching writing.
  5. 5. What happens when the lights go out?
  6. 6. Paper Tweets Students can still practice digital citizenship skills without digital technology. Click or touch for more.
  7. 7. What’s the big deal?
  8. 8. Twitter Engages Students This history teacher uses Twitter to help students find their voice. Click or touch for more.
  9. 9. But some Students Refuse Twitter. And definitely Facebook.
  10. 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. 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. 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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