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Use Twitter to Tell your Story or Someone Else Will


This article brings up some good points, making the case to have a proactive approach to posting classroom (and school) activities to social media. For those that are actively prohibiting teachers and schools from posting to social media, this is a strategy that may backfire. If you don't post about your school, someone else will. Will your school be represented fairly?

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"When it comes to millennials, they almost always trust and remember user generated content on social media over what they see in the mainstream media."

Twitter, Facebook and livestreaming can all help teachers be the 'storytellers in chief' of school life...
Whether or not you believe America’s president should be freewheeling it on Twitter, it appears that we can expect this to continue as he takes office. ...


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http://www.techlearning.com/blogentry/11642

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