Open your virtual classroom door

Innovative Education

My Post (4)At the Durham Elementary School Administrators conference last year our keynote speaker, George Couros, asked the question, “What if every teacher tweeted one thing a day that they did in their classroom to a school hashtag, and they took five minutes to read each others’ tweets?  What impact would that have on learning and school culture?”  Recently on Twitter, someone I follow reposted that quote, and I mentioned two DDSB schools that have done an incredible job of embracing the idea – Glen Street PS and Beau Valley PS.

We have hundreds of educators in the DDSB using Twitter – at least 185 of whom are included on this list, in case you’d like to follow them.  So what makes Glen Street PS and Beau Valley PS so special that I wanted to point them out?  There are so many teachers sharing what goes on in their classrooms each…

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