Messner, K. (2009). Pleased to Tweet You: Making a Case for Twitter in the Classroom. School Library Journal, 55(12), 44-47.
[Article starts with description of online Twitter interview between middle school students and a children's book author.]
“For me, Twitter represents a stream of recommended resources and allows me to connect with other writers and educators.” (p 46)
[Proposal do's & dont's ...]
[Do] “… rationale. … give examples of where it’s being used and how. … online safety … ” (p 46)
[Don't ] “Assume that administrators already understand resources like Skype and Twitter.” (p 46)
[Do] “… enlist the support of like-minded colleagues …” (p 46)
[Do] “… leave the door open for future innovation …” (p 46)
[Possible activities ...]
“… book recommendations … Posing questions … Following experts … Tracking current events … Hosting discussions with other classes …” (p 46)
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