Educational Technology

May 31, 2011

Three Teachers’ Answers to Questions on Classroom Microblogging

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By KATHERINE SCHULTEN, New York Times

There were 144 comments from readers on Trip Gabriel’s recent front-page article “Speaking Up in Class, Silently, Using the Tools of Social Media.” Though some were supportive of the idea of using microblogging in classes, many wrote some variation on what this reader posted: “[This] means you never have to learn to open your mouth. Surely more Twitter is exactly the opposite of what kids desperately need to turn into functioning adults.” We asked the three K-12 teachers interviewed in the article to answer questions, and address misconceptions, about their classroom use of these tools.

http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/05/19/three-teachers-answer-your-questions-on-classroom-microblogging/?partner=rss&emc=rss

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