Spotlight on Twitter

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At a recent meeting a colleague said, “In our office we have a constant Twitter feed on display. If you are feeling ‘low’, just look at that feed and your spirits will soon ‘soar’ in terms of the fantastic stuff that teachers are sharing with each other.”

You can find details of Scottish Schools on Twitter at ZeeMaps.

Even just a quick trawl uncovers some interesting practice, with schools:

  • informing parents and carers of upcoming events
  • showcasing pupil work and sporting activities
  • sharing information about careers advice and work placements
  • encouraging networking amongst teachers
  • supporting professional learning

This is the first in an occasional series of papers that shine a spotlight on school practice using Twitter.

Spotlight on Twitter Nov15

One thought

  1. I think that there are schools, like ours, which use twitter to give pupils an opportunity to share their learning which I think is more than just showcasing work.

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