Twitter @ School

Why use Twitter?

What role can Twitter play in school?

  • Announce sports scores
  • Update parents and students on events at schools
  • Announce weather related delays and closings
  • Share news with the community
  • Promote the school district to the community
  • Spread the good news about the schools and district
  • Educate the community about the school

Updates from Principals and Superintendent

  • Make announcements
  • Update the community
  • Keep parents informed
  • District and school specific

Great things are happening in the schools every day - share it via Twitter #SHS

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What about appropriate use? Used by administrators and governed by Social Media/ Acceptable Use Policy
  • How can this be used by staff? Can be used to help create PLNs - Professional Learning Networks
  • How can this be used by teachers? Create a school twitter handle and tweet your homework.
  • How can teachers communicate with parents? Create a school twitter handle and tweet information about the class to parents who follow you on Twitter
  • Can this be used for any professional reasons by teachers? Teachers can follow education blogs and trends via #edchat
  • Who is using Twitter in Education today? Many school districts and individual schools in the area and around the country are tweeting about their districts, schools and education in general

Look at all the great things that can be shared via Twitter with the community