Basically, those who Tweet should do so well & worthy. The world IS Watching. So are your future employers or your boss! Or like your principal or your superintendent.
You SHOULD share and share some more ideas, tips, lessons, successess of your students, community good news, & positive messages.
In your Tweets/Blog/FB/Instagram
Don't bash your students, your employer, your school or district, don't curse, dwell on negativity, and really - shouldn't have to say this but don't Tweet about drinking or partying - In fact, for staff or teacher parties off site, maybe we should say "let's enjoy this party responsibly & "not record it"** Or maybe we shouldn't be still going to parties that get that crazy that it's an issue? ;-) j/k
As in all things, educators should be like Caesar's wife - above suspicion or reproach. -BUT that does NOT mean you can't be fun or have a personality! Just be professional.
Delete any late night Tweets! Hey, I bet this would make a good blog post. Hmmmmm brekkie first!
**suggested by @theartguy after he thought my original idea of collecting all the cell phones & cameras was a wee bit controlling or draconian - whatevs! LOL
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I am often at a loss for words when I am trying to briefly describe Twitter as a learning tool. Especially to someone who is highly skeptical of "that Twitter thing" anyway or who has only ever used Twitter to follow celebrities and friends for social purposes. The videos I share in this post have been of tremendous help to me.