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What Would the Freedom Riders Have Tweeted?

“It was like watching a movie, but it was going on for a month,” says Jennifer Klein, World Civilizations teacher at the Open High School of Utah, an online charter school. Welcome to the latest iteration of Twitter in education. Using TwHistory, a group of 12 of Klein’s students researched historical documents, took on a … Continue reading What Would the Freedom Riders Have Tweeted? →

Retweeting History Brings Those Stories to Life

From following conferences to collaborative story-writing, there are plenty of exciting ways to use Twitter in school (see this lengthy list, for example). But here’s one more: TwHistory, a new, free tool that encourages teachers and students to dig deep into history, get inside the heads of historical figures, and reenact historical events in real … Continue reading Retweeting History Brings Those Stories to Life →

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