Sitting at lunch, sodium pretending to be 'soup', Joyce and I talking about Sesame Street turning forty. And since we've already limited our conversations to 140 characters a piece, we're now discussing Twitter. And Sesame Street.
What would Cookie Monster tweet?
"Cookie 'sometimes food'? Sometime this! Myum-myum, myum-myum!"
What would Elmo tweet?
"Mr. Noodle creepy to Elmo. Keep window shade down from now on."
What would Ernie tweet?
"@Bert. Thank goodness for twin beds."
Like Historical Tweets, I think that asking students to create tweets for the Sesame Street gang would be a quick, engaging activity, perfect for our creative writing cour -
Maybe we have bigger issues than access to micro-blogging platforms.