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.
Do you talk to your students about what they post and access online and the long-lasting repercussions that can occur as a result?
We have quite a few things happening that are starting to look a little bit more promising for the spring and the next fiscal year.
Welcome back! As you welcome your new staff, do your onboarding, and begin to strengthen your culture, we too on the Teaching & Learning team are doing the same!
There are quite a few different projections about next year’s State Aid budget, and some of the projections are relatively positive. We have tried to substantiate any kind of positive news about a guaranteed budget deal that will hold education harmless, but as far as we can tell there is no guarantee that this will happen.