Project 252

Twister (by

Contributed by Enda (@donenda)
EdTech Tool Name:Twister (by
Bref Description:Create fictional Twitter-like "status updates"
Type of EdTech Tool:
  • Web (access through web browser)
EdTech Tool Usage Keywords:creativity, assessment, engagement
EdTech Tool Uses:Yes another of the excellent tools available on the (by @russelltar) site, this one generates very realistic twitter-like updates without the need for any social networking sites, logins, etc. Simply pop in a username, real name, tweet text and date to the Twister form and then click the 'submit' button. The results are very impressive and for historical and well-known figures even incorporate a profile picture and background wallpaper. The finished product can then be downloaded as a PDF.
Education Level(s):
  • Primary (Senior)
  • Post-Primary (Junior)
  • Post-Primary (Senior)
  • Post-Primary (SEN)
  • Third Level/Higher Education
Academic Subjects:
EdTech Tool Pricing Structure:Completely, 100% free