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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 Twitter’s format to keep their classes engaged and up-to-date on the latest technologies. The following projects provide you and your students with 50 ways to Twitter in the classroom to create important and lasting lessons. 1. Tweet about upcoming due dates or assignments. One of the simplest ways that teachers can use Twitter in the classroom involves setting up a feed dedicated exclusively to due dates, tests or quizzes. 2. Subscribe to different mainstream and independent news feeds with different biases as a way to compare and contrast how different perspectives interpret current events and issues. 3. The modern-day classroom has to account for a variety of learning styles in... Making ESL students feel welcome at their new school is vital to their success... 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.

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This list is full of fun ideas for using Twitter. While not English specific in nature, there are many that can be adapted. I'm planning to use the "Keep track of memes" idea in my Introduction to Literature class next year. by brianbetteridge Jun 29

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