Twitter in Schools
It can enhance learning
Using Twitter Positively
Some school districts have been utilizing Twitter successfully to help communicate information with both staff, students and parents. This is an interesting resource that lists out schools that utilize Twitter and Facebook as a means of communication with parents:
Falcon District in Peyton, Colorado-They use Twitter as a way to recognize student achievement and communicate information about upcoming events and school board meetings.
Downtown Area School District, Pennsylvania-Twitter is a means to get out information to the community not only about school events, but about emergency shelters. This was vital as the area was recently without power.
Boca Raton, Florida-This private school tweets about upcoming school events, asks for parent volunteers and retweets relevant educational articles.