Responding to Teachers’ Questions: A Social Media Recipe for Educators?

Is there a recipe for social media? What are the secrets? Should I blog? I was recently asked to respond to a series of questions submitted by a group of teachers. I recorded my responses to them on YouTube. See the questions and responses below.

  • How (and why) did you develop an interest in social media?
  • How did you start? Blog, Twitter, Forums?
  • What have been your main challenges? How do you keep it up?
  • What kind of responses do you get? Could you share an example?
  • How do you navigate the personal/professional line with students and you social media presence?
  • Why do you think it is important for educators to use social media?
  • What would be your advice to other teachers who are getting started, or who would like to grow online.
In the following Youtube video I respond to their questions.

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Want to see my first (or your) first tweet ever? Click here. Or Diane Ravitch’s very first tweet.

TIME magazine Op-Ed: Teachers Matter: The Letter Defending Educators @Time Wouldn’t Print #TIMEapologize #TIMEfail

San Antonio Express News Op-Ed: Charter Op-Ed Misrepresents (Big Tree): My Response That They Won’t Print (Small Axe)

See also the post Pile of Old Books vs. Citizens as Critical Participants in the Great Education Debates

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