Sunday, September 28, 2014

This is a great idea. It helps students "discuss" with ease as well as prioritize their ideas and use of langauge. Courtesy of ASCD SmartBrief.

Teacher introduces Twitter to class discussions
Students in a ninth-grade English class in Illinois use social media to participate in classroom discussions. Students tweet, retweet and pick favorites of their peers' ideas. Educator Chris Bronke says the method prompts a deeper dialogue in class and allows him to track students' comprehension and engagement online. The Atlantic online (9/15)
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