Twitter in the Classroom and as a tool for Flipping

Twitter is a great tool that can be used in the classroom. Make sure that you set up a handle for your class and then #tags so that you can organize your topics.

Ideas for using Twitter

  • Post class announcements
  • Post a question each day that students can respond to
  • Encourage students to post questions and discussion points from the lesson
  • Put links to readings/videos to watch before next lesson
  • Reward students with praise and acknowledgement when they interact online
  • Great opportunity to explore policy and understanding on using ICT responsibly
  • Link Moodle course to Twitter

Check out 100 ways to use Twitter in Education http://edudemic.com/2012/04/100-ways-to-use-twitter-in-education-by-degree-of-difficulty/ 

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