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  accou...
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...
Sign in to Twubs!      • Sign in using your        Twitter account.      • DON’T fill in the        boxes.      • Instead,...
You have your own Twub!         • You should see the           title of your Twub           here—the hashtag           you...
You have your own Twub!         • Give students the URL           (web address) of your           classroom Twub.         ...
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 ...
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Twubsfor classrooms

  1. 1. 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!
  2. 2. Now, What?• Create a Twub for your classsroom.• Go to Twubs.com• Click “Register Your Hashtag.”
  3. 3. 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.
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. You have your own Twub! • You should see the title of your Twub here—the hashtag you registered.
  6. 6. 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.”
  7. 7. Tweet Away! • Display classroom Twub on LCD projector to show students’ tweets in real time!
  8. 8. • 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.

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