Chirping about Twitter – Features – TES

Posted in Uncategorized by coda on April 29, 2009
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    • Everyone from A-list stars to your youngest charge will now be familiar with Twitter. But how can it help in the classroom?

      When you saw that this article was about Twitter, did you sigh and shake your head? Maybe even curse the micro-blogging craze that you can’t help but hear about every other day? It was no surprise then that when Sir Jim Rose’s latest review proposed that schools include it in the primary curriculum, the news was met with a mixture of horror and disdain.

      Many teachers have already learnt the hard way that maintaining some kind of online presence on Facebook can have disastrous consequences when they discovered that pupils were able to access half-naked/drunken/old (delete as appropriate) photos of them that friends had lovingly tagged.


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