Twitter in the Classroom

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Get an account at twitter.com!
Follow me on Twitter: @barbwit56

My Twitter tags on Delicious: http://delicious.com/barbwit56/twitter

Videos

Twitter in Plain English--introductory video from Commoncraft

How to Use Twitter

How to Use Twitter in the K-12 Classroom



Anatomy of a Tweet

What can you say in 140 characters or less?
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Hashtags

The A-Z Dictionary of Educational Twitter Hashtags

Common Educational Hashtags:
#edchat

education, worldwide
#edtech

technology in education
#engchat

English
#gtchat

gifted and talented
#iwb

interactive white boards
#languagearts

language arts
#languages

languages
#mathchat

math
#PATeach

PA teachers
#scichat

science
#smartboard or #smartboards

SMARTboards
#sschat

social studies
#spanishchat

Spanish
#spedchat or #sped

special education
#STEM

science, tech, engineering, math

tweetchat.com--Enter a hashtag and see a live feed. No account necessary!

Ideas for Using Twitter in Your Classroom

Twitter in the K-8 Classroom-- Excellent resource. Start here!
Over 100 Ideas for Using Twitter in the Classroom
Twitter Parodies: 9 Top Literary Fakes
Using Twitter in the High School Classroom

Who Should You Follow on Twitter?

Twitter4Teachers Wiki--a database of educators on Twitter

Twitter Feed

#edchat


See what others are tweeting about education! The #edchat indicates the hash tag for tweets labeled education.