Educational Technology

April 18, 2015

30 Innovative Ways to Use Twitter In the Classroom

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:30 am

By Pamela DeLoatch, Edudemic

Do you use Twitter in your classroom as part of your lesson plans? If not, don’t worry—you’re not alone. Although 80% of K-12 teachers do have Twitter accounts for personal or professional use, most of them don’t integrate tweets into classroom lessons. And at first glance, it might be difficult to understand why you would, especially when Twitter is best known for getting updates on the oft mundane activities friends, family and celebrity crushes. But with 288 million active users worldwide, educational experts, like those at the National Education Association, say that Twitter can be a welcome tool for teachers who want to increase information, communication, and collaboration, both inside and outside the classroom.

http://www.edudemic.com/the-30-newest-ways-to-use-twitter-in-the-classroom/

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