Sunday, November 17, 2013

Teaching Without Borders!

With the growing changes in our 21st century educational system, more and more teachers are turning to using social media for creative ways to help bring about these changes in the classroom.  Why not? Social media offers many opportunities for collaboration.  It also allows for global communication and the sharing of new ideas and resources – all in one place.  But for us overseas it’s also another way to bridge the distance from our American colleagues and peers across the pond.   This is where you come in. 
Mrs. Ehle from Mrs. Ehle’s Kindergarten Connections Blog has invited us to join her Twitter Team.  I met Holly in Las Vegas and absolutely fell in love with her enthusiasm and motivation for teaching!
She is using twitter as a teaching tool to communicate with other kinder classrooms around the world.  She has invited us to join her and we can’t wait!  She is taking small steps.  She has started with a simple question and eventually will build up to writing a sentence. How perfect is Twitter for kindergarten with its few characters criteria? If you want to join us simply set up a free account (if you don’t have one yet) and follow us at:
 @MrsEhle and @germanyet
It’s great to know we can tweet about our ideas on a unit, ask for opinions, send inspirational quotes, knowledge about our homes, and simply be in touch with a global classroom.  So what are you waiting for? Get those fingers typing:
Have another great week!

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for your shout out! :) I hope many other teachers join our "Kindergarten is Something to Tweet About!" project!