Showing posts from January, 2015

2nd Quarter Technology Highlights

Mid-Year Twitter Tweak!

Happy New Year!January is a good time to take a look at your class Twitter account and see if it’s all it can be.Below are some ideas to excite you again about the power of Twitter in your classroom!
I came across a great blog post by Mrs. Davison, a kindergarten teacher that showcases many of the ideas below.She keeps her Twitter page open throughout the school day so it's available if students have things they would like to say. Students get to host a little blue bird on their desks when they tweet! Be sure to visit her blog to see her examples in detail.

Offline Twitter Ideas  Create a Twitter bulletin board that has a map of the world. Print tweets that you receive and have students pin them on the map as a visual reminder of how far their voices reach!Print out cards to give to students when they tweet so they can go home and talk to their family about it.  Here are some I created as examples:
Create a bulletin board with a “live feed” where students can use sentence strips to…