Step 1: Create a class Twitter account.
Step 2: Have students create a Twitter account.
Step 3: Assign a time to integrate writing into the classroom.
Step 4: Create prompts for your class to tweet on...Click here for a project with rubric: Twitter Math Prompts.
~Protect your tweets and make them private.
~Have students create an account using at least thier name, so you can recognize them for assessment purposes.
Other ways to use Twitter in Math!
1. Data Project: To collect data to create bar graphs and circle graphs. Students will poll followers on Twitter to collect their data.
2. Polling: Create a twitter poll to collect data for graphing, prior knowledge assessment, etc. http://twtpoll.com/ (Starts at $9 per month).
3. Closures: Students tweet a summary of what they learned in class on a specific topic/concept
4. Vocabulary Reviews: Give each student a different vocabulary word and have them tweet the definition, a picture, etc.