How do I get started?• Go to www.twitter.com• Fill in the boxes to sign up for an account.• Now you have a Twitter account!
Now, What?• Create a Twub for your classsroom.• Go to Twubs.com• Click “Register Your Hashtag.”
Create Your Twub! • Type a unique (but small) term to identify your classroom. • Check to make sure no one else has used that hashtag. • Register your unique hashtag to create your Twub.
Sign in to Twubs! • Sign in using your Twitter account. • DON’T fill in the boxes. • Instead, click “Twitter login.” • “Authorize Ap” the first time you sign in.
You have your own Twub! • You should see the title of your Twub here—the hashtag you registered.
You have your own Twub! • Give students the URL (web address) of your classroom Twub. • Students register for a Twitter account, and log in to classroom Twub with their Twitter accounts. • Then, they simply type in box, and click “Send Tweet.”
Tweet Away! • Display classroom Twub on LCD projector to show students’ tweets in real time!
• Have in-class discussions.• Write a response.• Use as an exit slip.• Write a narrative (each student adding the next 140 characters to the story).• Draw a conclusion from a text.• Make a claim.• Pull evidence from a text.• Generate questions.• Make connections among texts and ideas.