Teachers for Twitter

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

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Social Media and Why it Matters for your School

Social media matters.  It has become ubiquitous among users of all ages.  So it matters not just for you personally, but for your school.  It is important to have an active, engaging social media presence for your school.  This helps to build the school’s brand or image, and also to disseminate accurate information about your … Continue reading Social Media and Why it Matters for your School

Tech Buddies – Using Older Students as Mentors

One great resource that any school has, is its own students.  Using older students to mentor and help teach younger ones strengths both students in their understanding of key concepts.  This article from Edutopia talks specifically about older students tutoring or mentoring the younger ones in the use of technology.  But this practice is useful in … Continue reading Tech Buddies – Using Older Students as Mentors