I’ve discussed Twitter on this blog many times, discussing many classroom uses for Twitter, and how it can be effective as a tool for communicating with students and parents, as well as a way for teachers to share with each other what they practice in their classrooms, how it’s working, and getting advice on how … Continue reading Teachers for Twitter
If you’re enjoying the slower pace of summer, but still looking for a way to stay “engaged” with other professionals, joining a Twitter #edchat is one great way. There are many happening in the evenings, and joining one is very easy. If you’d like to take it slow or just “get your feet wet”, you … Continue reading Stay connected with Twitter #edchats this Summer
Google+ is an often overlooked member of the social media community, easily forgotten in favor of bigger monoliths like Facebook, Twitter, or even Pinterest. But this is not to say that Google+ is not relevant or useful; in fact, with the rise of G Suite, Chromebooks, and the like, it will become ever more relevant … Continue reading Build your PLN with Google+
While Facebook is most often used for keeping in touch with our loved ones, looking at memes, or simply for sharing pictures of cats, it can also be something useful and practical, adding value to your every day. Use Facebook to grow (or begin) your Personal Learning Network (PLN) and you will quickly see the … Continue reading Build your PLN with Facebook
Twitter can easily seem like a time sucker. Which as teachers is a daaangerous thing. Who has time to waste with everything else on your plate? Well, turns out Twitter is a great place to connect with other teachers, and to learn new strategies and tools to use in your classroom. If you haven’t already … Continue reading How can Twitter help me to be a better teacher?
It’s easy as a teacher to get lost in the endless to-dos of school life, but it is important to reach out to others for help and support during the school year. It may feel like you’re running a marathon that gets longer every day you are running, but having someone there to provide that … Continue reading Get Connected – Personal Learning Networks