Twitter allows you to easily communicate with students and parents.

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Rubric for Twitter Technology Badge
Account Creation and Tweeting
Sign-Up Create your Twitter account at
Follow Follow 5 people in your field.
Re-Tweet Find a tweet with a hashtag (#) relevant to your field and re-tweet it.
Create a Tweet Create 4 new tweets: 1 with a link, 1 with a video or picture, 1 with a location, and 1 with a hashtag (e.g. Don’t forget your Emancipation assignment is due tomorrow! #History101MS).
Account Set-up Visit and create your account by signing in, downloading the Chrome app, or downloading the desktop version. Once inside Tweetdeck, add your Twitter account.
Add Accounts Add a second Twitter account to your Tweetdeck (this will likely be for a class that you will teach in the future). This will require that you create a second Twitter account using an alternate email address.
Schedule Tweets Schedule 3 future tweets that would be relevant to a teaching situation. These might be used as reminders for assignments or as part of a lesson plan schedule.
Add Columns Use the “Add column” function to add a “Tweets” column, “Mentions” column, “Scheduled” column, and another column of your choice.
Take a Screenshot Take a screenshot of your Tweetdeck showing your added columns.
Submit Work
Portfolio Create a sub-page under your website portfolio page and label it “Twitter.” Insert your screenshot along with links to your twitter feeds.
Submit Send a link to this page to your instructor via Canvas. If you are not currently enrolled in a course, send your project to
Rubric for Twitter Planning Badge
Technology You must have previously earned the Twitter Technology Badge.
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Rubric for Twitter Integration Badge
Technology You must have previously earned the Twitter Technology Badge.
Planning You must have previously earned the Twitter Planning Badge.
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