Teaching with Twitter - turning microblogging into learning

August 22, 2011

In many cities around the world, kids and adults are returning to the classrooms for a new year at school. So much has changed for students and teachers. First with mobile phones, and now with social media. How can teachers and parents keep up? Along with the development of social media tools, the opportunity for developing new methods of teaching that incorporate these tools are emerging. In the case of microblogging, specifically the use of Twitter, these challenges are global. Thankfully, Glenfield School Technology Coordinator Samantha Morra has taken the time to create the "Introduction to Twitter for Educators." You can take a walk through the elements of a Twitter page, understand the language and all those crazy acronyms.

Teaching With Twitter