How Can Twitter Be Used in the Classroom?

Twitter is a social media platform used by over 126 million people every day. Twitter has gained popularity because of its short bursts of information. At only 280 characters, users can learn bits of information or click a link to learn more extended information on topics ranging from breaking news to what’s trending in entertainment. While it was created as a social media tool, many classrooms are using Twitter to extend learning and connect with students and parents outside of the classroom. Here are 10 ways this popular social media tool can prove helpful in the classroom. Janelle Cox