Micro-blogging Giant Gets A+ In Kindergarten Class

Posted on Apr 3 2012 - 12:20pm by CONTRIBUTOR

Editor’s Note: Guest Author Pratibha is a technology enthusiast interested in analysing and reporting about different technologies.

According to The New York Times, a kindergarten lecturer at a New York City public school has initiated trial through using Twitter as a teaching and learning stage, “We added more days in school stickers. We didn’t have any lame reflections. We had snack outside. Ask us about time,” read a recent 116-character tweet from the kindergarteners.

Twitter assist students think about their day and review events. Her tweet project engages using the social networking site three days a week as a technique for students to compose group messages about their day says by class’s teacher, Jennifer Aaron.

“To me, Twitter is like the ideal thing for 5-year-olds because it is so short,” Aaron told The New York Times. “It makes them think about their day and kind of summarize what they’ve done during the day; whereas a lot of times kids will go home and Mom and Dad will say, ‘What did you do today?’ And they’re like, ‘I don’t know.'”

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