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Social Media: Making Connections Through Twitter

At Albemarle County Public Schools, teachers use social media to get ideas for their classroom, for professional development, and to connect student learning...

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Comment by Virginia Senft on March 24, 2016 at 4:27pm

Thank you for posting this!  I am taking classes for MEd Instructional Technology.  A current assignment is to develop my PLN.  I have been very hesitant to use Twitter.  This has eased by concerns

Comment by Kaylan Bouchette on March 24, 2016 at 4:11pm
I really enjoyed this video! We recently did something in one of my classes where we used Twitter as a educational tool and I found that this video really connected with it! Social media is becoming a huge part of our teaching world and it's such a quick way to connect with other educators. Twitter is definitely a tool that I plan to use once I start my career. I thought the "tower" challenge was very interesting as well!
Comment by Megan Brazell on November 12, 2015 at 7:36pm

Wow, thanks for posting this video. As a pre-service teacher,  I have never really thought about using twitter as a resource. It is truly neat to see how something starts out so small in an individual classroom and then builds to other places and ultimately skyping with another classroom in another state about what you did. When I become a teacher, I will definitely use twitter to as a resource as well as promote my classroom. 

Comment by Michael A Speirs on August 10, 2015 at 2:33pm

Thanks for sharing this video.  I am working to become a connected educator and seeing how much Twitter can help is exciting.  Thanks again for sharing this video.

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