I have to admit – I don’t Tweet! But maybe I should. Is it just another way to waste time? Maybe not. Many of my peers use twitter on an regular basis as a quick way to learn and share new professional information. If you have been thinking you should at least check it out, here are some tips for getting started.
http://www.justintarte.com/2014/01/10-steps-for-educators-new-to-twitter.html – just for us beginners, here are some basics to get started and some suggestions of educators to follow.
http://www.justintarte.com/2014/01/10-ways-twitter-makes-me-better-educator.html – why would I even want to use twitter? Here are some reasons why twitter might just make us all better educators and it all starts with being connected to peers and leaders who will keep us focused and inspired.
http://www.slideshare.net/regob/twitter-for-teachers-a-professional-development-tool – this longer e-book goes into more detail (with pictures for us visual types) about getting started and getting the most out of our new twitter account.
Anyone can eat an elephant… one bite at a time! One of my mentor teachers told me this early in my career, and it is a mantra I use in just about every facet of my life but more often than not in an educational setting.
I’m Jamila MacArthur, and I’m excited to join the amazing Teaching & Learning team as the director.
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