Through my dissertation research, I’ve been asking teachers if their classrooms have become more student-centered as a result of their learning from Twitter. The answer from many teachers is yes!
When I look at the teachers who are posting their classroom projects and ideas on Twitter, I admire them. They are sharing their student learning with the world. They are making connections with others. They have a support network of teachers available 24/7.
In my attempt to bring some of the ideas from Twitter into my son’s classroom, I’ve coordinated with his teacher to allow me to teach her how to use them with her students. This week, her 3rd grade class has three #MysterySkype calls. In addition, I have helped her use some digital tools to make the curriculum student-centered.
Here is an example of a hyperdoc lesson that I helped create for her third graders: