For anyone thinking of taking up Twitter but not sure how to get started, a great blog from Michael Tidd.
Whenever I speak at conferences or Inset sessions, I always drop in a recommendation that teachers and school leaders should sign up to Twitter. Naturally, it’s not the main thrust of my presentation, and so I move on, but I thought it would be useful to have a post to direct people to, with suggestions for getting started.
Because of the work I do, the suggestions are probably more useful for school leaders, but for classroom teachers getting started I’d also recommend Mrs P Teach’s blog on inspirational teachers to follow.
Firstly, some words to reassure:
- You can register completely anonymously
- You don’t have to ‘say’ or ‘tweet’ anything if you don’t want
- It’s nothing like Facebook
The main reason I recommend school leaders in particular to sign up for Twitter, is the ability to keep track of changes in education, which no-one can deny are frequent and rapid. Often now…
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