Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Twitter in the Classroom

I've been thinking about Twitter in the Classroom for a while but watching Paul Andersen's video on using Twitter in his AP Biology Classroom has made it much clearer as to how this tool can be used effectively.
In addition, reading Cheri Toledo and Sharon Peters article Educators’ Perceptions of Uses, Constraints, and Successful Practices of Backchanneling convinced me that tools such as Twitter or Google Wave can be used to engage students in meaningful ways.

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