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Twitter in the K-12 Classroom

Product code: EVTIP15twitter

Length: 30 min - 1 hr
This product's availability ended on Tuesday, February 3, 2015.
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This webinar is part of the February 2015 ISTE Professional Learning Series.

Did you know that Twitter is an excellent tool for critical conversations about texts in and outside the classroom? Find out how the presenter cultivated a year-long Twitter book club with her eighth grade students to promote close reading, collaboration and critical conversations, and leave with new ideas for setting up educational Twitter activities of your own.


Michele Haiken

Bio: Currently middle school English teacher at Rye Middle School in Rye, New York, and an adjunct professor in the Literacy Department at Manhattanville College, Dr. Haiken has been teaching for the past eighteen years. She is the author of the blog The Teaching Factor and has contributed as a guest blogger on Edutopia, Free Teach 4 Teachers, and The Nerdy Book Club. Dr. Haiken has presented at numerous conferences including the National Council of Teachers of English and Global Education Conference on topics relating to literacy, technology, and global collaboration. She is a contributor to the book Teaching Literacy in the Digital Age (ISTE: March 2014), edited by Mark Gura and facilitates the monthly #ISTELitChats on Twitter to address literacy and technology.