Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Keith Schroeder Winner of ASCD Suite & 20 Ways HS Are Using Twitter

Good Morning Everyone!

I want to make a NEW  announcement today that we have a winner for the ASCD suite.  Keith Schroeder from the Bay Port School District in Green Bay, Wisconsin is the lucky winner of the Adobe Digital School Suite. Keith is a dynamic High School Library Media Specialist providing his staff professional development training incorporating information & technology literacy standards into their curriculum, team teaches lessons with his staff, oversee the operation of the Library Media Center, maintains the Bay Port High School website, and assist High School students in the LMC.


I am hoping I can have Keith provide a guest blog post to share his new learning experiences with Adobe Digital School Collection with our readers. Congratulations Keith!!!  I also know that Keith is an avid Twitter user and utilizes Twitter in his High School library Media position to enhance his own professional development, but also shares a multitude of critical insights with others, and thought this next lead in- would tie in quite nicely.


According to the provided article of  “20 Innovative Ways High Schools Are Using Twitter” many colleges are utilizing Twitter to provide students with new and interesting ways to learning, but unfortunately, we still have many high schools - even in the Midwest- that are restricted from using a social media resource such as Twitter due to acceptable use policies. Those that are allowed to in k12 environment are taking great advantage of Twitter, and  are already doing amazing things. "Chatting with students in Pakistan, reporting high school football on the fly, and supplementing classroom discussion are just a few of the great ways high schools have made use of Twitter." 

How are you integrating Twitter into your High School classroom instruction to support and extend learning for each and everyone of your students? Or are you tapping into the stream to enhance your own professional development?   

Please share with me by February 6th ways or innovative  ideas of how you are utilizing Twitter, and I would like to create an infographic to visually display our learning results form the collection of responses with your name as a contributor to this new curated innovative ideas collection. You may add your thoughts to this blog post or tweet out your shared responses with noting the following hashtag #nharm in your tweet for easy retrieval of your innovative ideas.

Thanks for your contributions!!!

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