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Sharin Tebo

50 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom | TeachHUB - 77 views

  • Summarize. At the conclusion of each lecture, ask students to type a 140-character or less summary of what they have learned
    • Sharin Tebo
       
      EXIT Ticket strategy!
  • Typing keywords into Twitter’s search engine wields every microblog entry on the subject, providing an excellent way for students to research ideas,
  • Set up a foreign language news stream. Keep foreign language students informed of current events from relevant nations while simultaneously challenging them to use their translation skills by keeping a specific news feed.
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  • Facilitate discussions.
Beverly Ozburn

Bringing Twitter to the Classroom - Atlantic Mobile - 59 views

    • Beverly Ozburn
       
      This could all be done within Diigo if Twitter isn't an option for students...
  • Learning to be concise, engaging in online dialogue about serious and important topics, condensing information, and forming an opinion in real time—these are skills that will only become more important as technology takes deeper root in society.
    • Beverly Ozburn
       
      Life skills - not just reading/ELA/school skills!
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    • Beverly Ozburn
       
      This is the same principle as using Edmodo or Google Classroom discussion forums in a way.  Just a different, more concise platform.
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    Good example of Twitter use in classroom. Seeing more examples like this one popping up daily.
Michelle Kassorla

A Primer for EdTech: Tools for K-12 and Higher Ed. Teachers - 72 views

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    A practical approach to technology integration in the classroom including how to build a PLN (Yes, I mention Diigo in Education!) :)
Roland Gesthuizen

Second-Graders At Elmwood Franklin School Edit NFL Tweets For Bad Grammar (PHOTOS) - 42 views

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    "NFL players steal the spotlight for lots of reasons. Proficiency in grammar has never been one of them. Mark Saldanha, a second-grade teacher at Elmwood Franklin School in Buffalo, N.Y., decided to use that to his advantage last week, when his class selected tweets from NFL players -- and then corrected them."
Kevin Kaeser

Wiffiti - 83 views

    • A Gardner
       
      From TMNash Tech Smackdown
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    a great visually stimulating back-channel tool
Wilda Rowe

Academic Impressions - Twitter in the Classroom - 60 views

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    New article on using twitter in higher education
John Lustig

How One Teacher Uses Twitter in the Classroom - 25 views

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    -Watch the vide embedded in the article.
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