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