What is Twitter?

Bird is the word! Show scholars why, although it's neat to tweet, safe and smart is the best way to start! A short digital citizenship video demonstrates Twitter's micro-blogging concept and discusses appropriate content.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Take Twitter's concept and let students create Internet safety micro-blogs to spread the word
  • Have the class compare and contrast Twitter with another major social media app 
Classroom Considerations


  • Images of real Twitter pages and accounts make the resource realistic
  • The video points out the ways users capture content and reuse it without your knowledge, an important safety issue

  • None