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Eight Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom

Tom Barrett (@tombarrett) has put together an excellent presentation called "Eight Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom." Here's a summary of the things he listed, but be sure to check the slides out for more detail.

  1. Gather Real World Data
  2. GeoTag the Buzzwords
  3. Summarize topics or POV as Tweets
  4. Create a "TweetStory"
  5. Collate Classroom Views
  6. Inform parents
  7. Find out where people are
  8. Use it as a digital storytelling tool

Thanks Tom!

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