Monday, January 6, 2014

Another Reason Schools Should Use Social Media

It is cold in Ohio. Coldest it has been in 20 years. Our district, and many others closed school today (Monday) and we have already made the decision to close tomorrow (Tuesday).  I wanted our kids to see how cold it was, so I posted this 16 second video on Youtube, and our school Facebook and Twitter pages.

Within minutes, I was receiving messages from parents telling me that their kids were outside trying it themselves (hopefully very quickly).  Even though our kids are not in school, they are learning, and I am sure it will lead to some great opening questions in science class once we do return to school.  It could not have happened without our district embracing Social Media.