Social media holds great potential benefits for schools reaching out to our communities, preparing our teachers, and connecting with our kids. In this short text, the authors examine how enterprising schools are using social media tools to provide customized professional development for teachers and to transform communication practices with staff, students, parents, and other stakeholders.
Chapter 1: Using Social Media Tools to Enhance School Communication Plans
Chapter 2: Using Social Media Tools to Enhance Professional Development
Chapter 3: Developing Professionally Responsible Social Media Practices
Epilogue: The Future of Social Media in Education
Content Management Systems
Digital Discussion Forums
Educational Newsrooms in Twitter