|You must choose . . .|
Matching tech tools to needs is tricky. For example, I am reading Mark Twain's Innocent's Abroad with my AP Language Class on my Kindle on my Ipad2 and I want to share a highlighted passage. After I highlight the passage I have 2 share options. Although I have mixed feelings about social networking and students, I opted to share via twitter. This created a page that houses the quote I selected as well as the writing prompt I attached to this quote.
|Note the use of hashtags in prompt tweets|
Sharing also sent a message out via twitter. I found another passage and crafted a question about tone. Each of these used a unique hashtag in order to facilitate tracking and sharing the class discussion. While Twitter makes much of following people and gathering followers, a hashtag allows any user to find and participate in an ongoing discussion. In this case I used