Using Twitter for the Best Social Media Learning [Infographic]
It’s no secret that social media can be a great tool for teaching and learning in the digital age. Learning should be fun, and social media learning with Twitter can be exactly that. And what’s more, teachers are harnessing Twitter’s power more and more in the arena of professional learning.
The infographic below was produced by USC Rossier along with the gang at TeachThought. It’s a quick reference for educators interested in social media learning ideas using the awesomeness of Twitter. It offers creative DIY teaching ideas that allow students to incorporate Twitter, along with a few solid professional development ideas.
Twitter does more than make social media learning fun. It makes it memorable, and that means sticky learning that lasts.Click to tweet
Even More Social Media Learning With Twitter
If the infographic below got you thinking about possibilities, then you’re in luck. Why not explore all the Twitter social media learning activities in our free Twittertastic Teacher’s Guide? It includes 30 of the best uses we’ve found for Twitter in the modern classroom. Each activity describes the skills it develops and explains how it looks in action in the classroom. You can also check out a full list of some of the most popular Twitter hashtags being used in education.
Each activity describes the skills it develops and explains how it looks in action in the classroom. You can also check out a full list of some of the most popular Twitter hashtags being used in education. And of course, there are professional development ideas for educators as well.
You’re all set to start exploring social media learning. Enjoy the infographic, and get Tweeting and learning!
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