Twitter in the Classroom

Presented By Mrs. Peterson & Mrs. Klahn

Approximately 65% of a population like ours owns a smartphone (pewinternet.org)


Majority of middle school students prefer collaborative learning (amle.org)

English

Correct the grammar/spelling of celebrity tweets

Analyze popular tweets for bias

Tweet from a character's point of view

Tweet directly with an author

Identify five ways tone can be conveyed in a tweet

Start an open-ended discussion with a ?

Daily Vocab Tweet - Integrate into instruction

"Weird Al" Yankovic - Word Crimes

Social Studies

Communicate with other classrooms all over the world

Trace geography of viral tweets using trends map

Create an account for a historical figure and tweet/debate from his/her perspective

Hold a Twitter debate

Today in History...

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Physical Education

Collaboration

Extended Learning

New Ideas/Games

Messages/Inspiration for Students

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Colbie Caillat - Try

Math and Science

Live tweet a famous scientist

Follow industry experts

Analyze current Twitter trends/data

Resources/Ideas for lesson planning

Quiz/Question students to extend learning

Spark interest in real world applications

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