Twitter in Elementary: The #Grammar911 Project

My students have been busy learning the rules of the road for posting online and representing ourselves appropriately.  As we have become more comfortable with replying to posts, using hashtags,…

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The #Grammar911 Project teaches grammar through the integration of Twitter.  Many educators complain how social media has led to the degradation of the written language however this project puts grammar at the forefront.  Not only do students correct "messy" sentences created by the teacher but have the opportunity to create their own for their peers to clean up.  In addition, students can leave comments to other students’ work.  This collaborative project is authentic and addresses writing standards in the process.

Twitter in Elementary: The #Grammar911 Project

My students have been busy learning the rules of the road for posting online and representing ourselves appropriately.  As we have become more comfortable with replying to posts, using hashtags,…

Source: www.techteacheronamission.com

The #Grammar911 Project teaches grammar through the integration of Twitter.  Many educators complain how social media has led to the degradation of the written language however this project puts grammar at the forefront.  Not only do students correct "messy" sentences created by the teacher but have the opportunity to create their own for their peers to clean up.  In addition, students can leave comments to other students’ work.  This collaborative project is authentic and addresses writing standards in the process.