Name: Bill Lord
Project title: Virtual Balloon Race
Application type: Twitter
Age range: 5-7 years
Description of project
Three KS1 classes (aged 5-7 years) will be using Twitter to microblog daily as one of a range of strategies to develop writing.
They will also seek to use Twitter to make contact with schools across the world.
They will also use Skype later in the year.
I met Bill today at the 140 Characters Conference, and his excitement about this project was palpable! Follow Bill on Twitter, where is username is @joga5.
Benefits of using Web 2.0
URL: Follow the project on Twitter: @giraffeclass
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