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.
It’s your day! Not Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Grandparents Day or Secretary's Day but Teacher Appreciation Day, and if any working professional deserves a day of recognition, it is YOU!
On December 1, the pay threshold for non-exempt employees will be raised from $23,660 to $47,446. Additionally, the classification for exemption has narrowed, meaning that employees once considered executive, professional or administrative might be eligible for overtime pay.