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.
In response to a complaint filed by parents of a child with a history of violent behaviors including grabbing and hitting his teacher, the Family Policy Compliance Office (“FPCO”) agreed with a school district’s disclosure of personally identifiable information from their son’s education records without their consent.
Well, it depends. In a very recent case, Graham Public Schools was on the unfortunate side of this question and was held liable. While leaving school to rush to a family medical emergency, the employee tripped on a mat that had been placed there by the school administration.
Welcome back! The new calendar year is certain to bring thoughts of planning and preparation for the next school year. As educators, we always have to stay one step ahead and let the data guide us.
Don't slow down the social media posts just because you're on holiday break!