06 May '11, 8pm

Dot Earth: Twitter in the Classroom – The Sequel

Twitter in the Classroom – The Sequel By ANDREW C. REVKIN Two educators have followed up on my piece on the use of Twitter by students chronicling bird behavior with their experiences teaching in 140-character bursts. Their thoughts are below, but first — speaking of twittering — here’s the latest from The New York Times “Hawk Cam, ” which captured the hatching of a red-tailed hawk “eyass ” Friday morning.: Watch live streaming video from nytnestcam at livestream.com . Here’s Lyn Lord , of Meriden, N.H.: I am a history teacher in a private school in New Hampshire and I’ve been using Twitter as a teaching (and testing) tool since it arrived. A few years ago in my advanced placement European History classes I would tweet a prompt for an essay or DBQ [document-based question ] and the students would have to respond in real time with evidence. Only one piece of evidence, nothi...

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dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 06 May '11, 8pm

Twitter in the Classroom – The Sequel By ANDREW C. REVKIN Two educators have followed up on my piece on the use of Twitter...

Twitter in the Classroom - The Sequel - NYTimes...

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 06 May '11, 8pm

Two educators have followed up on my piece on the use of Twitter by students chronicling bird behavior with their experien...

Dot Earth: On Birds, Twitter and Teaching

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 05 May '11, 5pm

By 2050 or so, the world population is expected to reach nine billion, essentially adding two Chinas to the number of peop...

Twitter as teaching tool? For bird biology? No ...

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 05 May '11, 5pm

Now that I’m spending more time in classrooms than the newsroom , I often face students displaying a peculiar kind of bifo...

Awesome use of Twitter for teaching #birdclass ...

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 05 May '11, 4pm

On Birds, Twitter and Teaching By ANDREW C. REVKIN Now that I’m spending more time in classrooms than the newsroom , I oft...

Slovenian Architect Transforms a Shipping Container Into a Temporary Classroom

Slovenian Architect Transforms a Shipping Conta...

inhabitots.com 06 May '11, 3pm

, recently provided a quick fix for a space shortage issue at a local kindergarten by transforming three steel shipping co...