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ERIC Number: EJ1036402
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Feb
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
ISSN: ISSN-0031-7217
Tweeting in the Classroom
Journell, Wayne; Ayers, Cheryl A.; Beeson, Melissa Walker
Phi Delta Kappan, v95 n5 p63-67 Feb 2014
Social media is the new face of global communication, and, instead of blocking it, schools should be embracing it. Twitter presents opportunities for teachers to link students with real-time information and diverse ideological perspectives. The authors describes the use of Twitter in a high school civics class during the 2012 presidential election.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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