The Pitfalls of Social Media in Education

February 5, 2013

At the start of the school year, I had a good idea on how to open up the lines of communication between home and school. My idea? To use the social media sites that people already use on a regular basis. As such, I entered into the world of [Keep Reading]

Comic Strip Newsletters

December 11, 2012

I went to a workshop last week and a fellow teacher told me that she does her newsletters in a comic strip format. I thought it was a great idea for several reasons. It’s Visual! Large blocks of text often get ignored in this fast paced world. [Keep Reading]

How I’ve Been Using Facebook in My Teaching

November 20, 2012

As an experiment this year, I decided to embrace social media to help open the lines of communication with students and parents. It’s only three months into the school year, but I thought I’d share with you my progress thus far. I [Keep Reading]