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50 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom

Many critics of Twitter believe that the 140-character microblog offered by the ubiquitous social network can do little for the education industry . They are wrong. K-12 teachers have taken advantage of The following projects provide you and your students with 50 ways to Twitter 's format to keep their classes engaged and up-to-date on the latest technologies.

60 Inspiring Examples of Twitter in the Classroom

via Online Universities Social media offers some great opportunities for learning in the classroom, bringing together the ability to collaborate, access worldwide resources, and find new and interesting ways to communicate in one easily accessible place. Teachers around the world have found innovative ways to use Twitter as a teaching tool, and we've shared many of these great ideas here with you.

30 Innovative Ways to Use Twitter In the Classroom

Do you use Twitter in your classroom as part of your lesson plans? If not, don't worry-you're not alone. Although 80% of K-12 teachers do have social media accounts, such as Twitter for personal or professional use, most of them don't integrate them into classroom lessons.

25 top ways teachers use Twitter in the classroom - Daily Genius

Figuring out how to turn your standard classroom into a high-functioning connected classroom that lets students learn like never before is, well, incredibly difficult. You need to review education websites, consult with colleagues, ask questions, confer with school leaders, and work with all your various constituents.

Tips for Teachers Who Wish to Use Twitter in Their Elementary Classrooms

"In my classroom, Twitter literally open up the world to my students. The great thing about Twitter is it doesn't matter with what times you're in or what country you're in and it is available to almost everybody all over the world." -Karen Lirenman , Grade 1 classroom teacher.

Introducing Social Media to Elementary Students

Beth Holland Instructor and Communications Coordinator at EdTechTeacher Let me begin this post by saying, "I agree." I agree that students should have recess and play outside. I agree that young children need to interact in a face-to-face setting.

Using Twitter in the Classroom

http://ideastoinspire.co.uk/twitter.htm http://www.edmodo.com Edmodo Edmodo allows you to use the same features as Twitter, that you use with your PLN, but it allows you to create a PLN with your classroom. What is edmodo? Edmodo is a private microblogging platform that teachers and students can use to send notes, links, files, alerts, assignments, and events to each other.

Getting Started With Twitter In The Classroom

One of the greatest things about this school year was seeing what teachers at our school have been doing with Twitter in the classroom. As an instructional coach, I have observed and also participated in new opportunities for our students to know each other and communicate their learning.

50 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom

Many critics of Twitter believe that the 140-character microblog offered by the ubiquitous social network can do little for the education industry . They are wrong. K-12 teachers have taken advantage of The following projects provide you and your students with 50 ways to Twitter 's format to keep their classes engaged and up-to-date on the latest technologies.

Learning and Sharing with Ms. Lirenman

It's funny, I've been using twitter a fair bit with my students this past year but as I went to find a post about it to share with a colleague on twitter I discovered I've never actually blogged about it. It's time to fix that.

Twitter in the Elementary Classroom

A few years ago I was encouraged to set up my classroom Twitter account. Shortly after looking at a few different examples and researching possibilities, I decided to create a class account. During my school's back to school night I mentioned to the community that they could follow the class on Twitter.