Over 100 ideas for using Twitter in the Classroom | Emerging Internet Technologies for Education
I'm hearing more and more about teaching with Twitter in the classroom. The potential is amazing and I see this as a big step towards embracing the real power of Technology in the classroom. I am also aware of the concerns and understand the validity and necessity of ensuring the safety of students. But, when done properly, the opportunity to positively impact the classroom is exciting! If you are excited about the possibilities or just trying to wrap your head around the idea of Twitter in an educational setting, take a look at this article which is a listing of ideas for using Twitter in the Classroom.
Since that brief posting, I’ve come across a lot of articles containing examples and suggestions for using Twitter in instructional applications. I’ve combed through many of these and tried to boil down the redundancies to create a rich set of idea-laden resources. While there’s still going to be some overlap in the concepts presented in these articles, they clearly meet the goal of providing a thorough set of ideas and examples for leveraging Twitter in the educational process