School Related Communication and Twitter!
Salem School District is using Twitter to Communicate:
We're all proud of Haigh School nurse, Mrs. Hayes, for her quick reaction and response to a medical emergency that resulted in a life saved!
Information about summer school programs will be available in two weeks. We hope to provide exciting learning opportunities for all grades.
Use Twitter to Communicate:
Cancelations and Delays
Updates from Principals
Keep the Community Informed
Benefits of Social Media
Enhanced Instruction through blogs and media embeded into presentations/portfolios.
Tweet to convey information to a large group of people. Short messages ....Save time!
Research.....find organizations or hashtags to follow!
Current Events.....tweets are sometimes the most up to date news!
Share your accomplishments with the community.
Share up to the minute scores.
Share what different groups are doing around school and the community.
Tweet about SHS #sau57 or #SHS
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the risks to using twitter at school? Digital Citizenship needs to be embeded into the curriculum. All district use should be governed by an Acceptable Use Policy and a Social Media Policy.
How can this technology be utilized by staff? For professional development!! By creating PLN, Personal Learning Networks and also using edchats to share information and teaching strategies. Some chats are even scheduled at specific times each week!