We had a huge anti- social media presentation at one of our inservices. We learned about how to do everything we can to avoid being in situations that compromise the student / teacher relationship. Enter my new classroom “tuíter” wall:
LOVE IT! I’m adding a class participation category into my grade book this year, and I hope this twitter wall helps my shy students use their language skills more frequently without having to be put on the spot. I’m thinking about limiting the amount of “tweets” to one tweet per class so that my first period doesn’t fill up the entire wall all at once. I used these Dry Erase Writing Strips:
I found them in the dollar section at Target last year, and bought several sets for $1 each. I haven’t seen them this year, though. What do you think?