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20 Ideas to Use Twitter in The Classroom


by  Terry Heick, TeachThought.com : 20 Interesting Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom

Using social media in a modern learning environment seems easy, but that simplicity is often the result of how we think about it: new ways to accomplish old tasks.

Below is a visual spectrum that offers 20 ideas for using twitter in a 21st century classroom. Many of these may not directly “fit” your grade level or content area and might function better as a kind of brainstorming to get your own thinking started.

We’ve done this kind of spectrum before–one on twitterone on the iPad, one on Project-Based Learning. Please find our facebook page or twitter account and offer any good ideas we undoubtedly missed!

20 Interesting Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom

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