Teacher Review for Twitter

Effective communication tool for the 14-18 age range.

Mrs. U.
Classroom teacher
Piketon High School
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My Subjects English Language Arts
My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Further application
Student-driven work
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
Special needs
How I Use It
After surveying my students at the beginning of the school year, I found that 3/4 of students use Twitter. I created my own account from which I post assignments, extra credit assignments, professional resources, test reminders, etc.
My Take
Twitter has become and asset in my classroom. There are many ways you can use this resource. It can be used to tweet assignments, extra credit opportunities, scholarly articles, notes from class, etc. It is an easy way to connect with students outside of the classroom to build rapport, as well as, learning about student background knowledge. It also allows you the opportunity to support your students in a positive and public way if you chose to do so.