There are tons of ways to incorporate Twitter into the classroom, but some ways are harder than others. Lucky for you, the upcoming issue of the Edudemic Magazine has a page devoted to just this problem. We call it the Twitter Spectrum and think it's a handy cheat sheet for any teacher!
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Sarah McElrath's insight:
Okay, so I think this is cool. You record and then can share. Simple. Could be a great way to do book ads or various other short audio clips. PROBLEM: some of the popular things people have recorded are inappropriate for schools. You would have to do some teaching about choosing NOT to click on things that look inappropriate.
As quick and facile as searching the internet can be, there are ways to be even more efficient, more search-savvy. It's our responsibility to teach kids how to find and research information, how to judge its veracity, and when it's time to ask for a grownup's help.
Sarah McElrath's insight:
Great tips to teach students within first few weeks of school.
“Let's face it; by and large math is not easy, but that's what makes it so rewarding when you conquer a problem, and reach new heights of understanding.” Danica McKellar As we usher in the start of a new school year, it’s time to hit the ground running in your classes! Math can be pretty tough, but since it is the language in which scientists interpret the Universe, there’s really no getting around learning it. Check out these gifs that will help you visualize some tricky aspects of math, so you can dominate your exams this year. Ellipse:
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