#teachwithtwitter

In recent years, several FSU instructors have incorporated Twitter into their classroom. The visual below represents hashtags that are currently active in the Department of English’s courses.

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Referring to the chart above, the blue line represents #fsu1145‘s activity on Twitter, and the red line represents #fsuwepo‘s Twitter activity.

As part of a larger pedagogical strategy referred to as #teachwithtwitter,┬áthis teaching strategy has two goals. [1] #teachwithtwitter seeks to bridge students’ existing and developing literacies, and [2] #teachwithtwitter fosters a community of collaboration and participation both inside and outside the classroom.

Example of #teachwithtwitter

This example of a #teachwithtwitter pedagogy comes from Molly Daniel’s WEPO course. Tweets were compiled and arranged with the Storify platform.