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1 How to use Twitter in the Classroom Eric Tuell 2014 Happy Hour Student Showcase January 25, 2014

2 –David Warlick “We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher’s hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience much of our world.”

3 Why use Twitter in the Classroom? Class Discussion Use as a Research Tool Reminders Keeps the students entertained Connect with parents

4 Discussions Teacher can tweet a question Students respond via twitter to teacher or other students Threaded discussions now can be shown

5 Reminders Teacher can tweet homework or test reminders.

6 Research Current Events from news stations Subject specific twitter accounts

7 US Army Flight Nurses during WWII (Son_of_Sandor). "Jan 9, 1944 #WWII 807th Flight Nurses escape after 2 months trapped behind enemy lines in Albania pic.twitter.com/OdUNWj9YBw” 9 Jan 2014, 2:18 p.m. Tweet. (Son_of_Sandor). "Jan 9, 1944 #WWII 807th Flight Nurses escape after 2 months trapped behind enemy lines in Albania pic.twitter.com/OdUNWj9YBw” 9 Jan 2014, 2:18 p.m. Tweet. pic.twitter.com/OdUNWj9YBw

8 Helpful Tips

9 HashtagsLists Used to organize related tweets class specific tags topic specific tags useful in researching Organize followers into lists specific classes if you choose to follow back categories

10 Favorite Click the star icon to favorite a tweet Use this to save tweets you want to see later

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12 Your Turn To Try!


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