Using Twitter for Engagement

Students are always happy to use their mobile phones in the classroom, so establishing ways of making that phone use about learning is a sure way to help engage your students. These 10 quick ideas on how to use Twitter in teaching are helpful to guide that use. They are quick, easy and fun. Remember though that you must scaffold the learning by popping some instructions and ‘how to’ videos into your Canvas site to guide those who haven’t used Twitter before. You may question why students need to learn to use Twitter but it is helpful to follow leaders in your industry/discipline as well as making connections in the world do work.

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