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35 Interesting Ways to use Twitter in the Classroom

35 Interesting Ways to use Twitter in the Classroom

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Twitter for Professional Development One of best and worst things about teaching today is the unbelievably unfathomable amount of online resources, tools, websites, lesson plans, and overall good stuff for teaching and learning. However, there are only so many hours and minutes in the day to spend researching and finding resources that are relevant to your life as a teacher. How do you keep up with it all?

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How to Use Twitter to Grow Your PLN For many people, Twitter conjures up the worst of the internet: disjointed, meaningless phrases, unrecognizable abbreviations, and endless drivel about where someone's getting their double mocha today. So, Why Tweet?!?! For the inquisitive educator, there are some jewels herein that can lead to stimulating discussions, new resources, and an ongoing supportive network.

Fairness: Gun Control Advocates Get Five Times More Coverage on CNN's The Situation Room Viewers who tuned in to Wednesday's The Situation Room were bombarded with over five times as much coverage of gun control advocates than of the lone gun rights advocate Newt Gingrich. Host Wolf Blitzer tossed plenty of softball questions to gun control advocates Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Mark Kelly, husband of former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords (D-Ariz.), but he grilled Gingrich on background checks. Blitzer actually goaded Kelly, a gun control activist, to persuade viewers to accept stricter gun laws: "But there are still so many gun owners out there who oppose any kinds of restrictions, if you will, on these kinds of weapons. So look in the camera.

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