Social networks such as Facebook receive lots of bad press due to their users abusing  it. However, have we thought how powerful these networks can be in sharing good practice and teaching resources? Just imagine being able to connect with teachers all over the world , sharing ideas, receiving resources and developing links with like minded teachers who are looking for interesting new ways to improve their practice and engage their students……..all for free!

Take a look how you can use the social network Twittter to achieve this.

http://edte.ch/blog/2008/03/29/twitter-a-teaching-and-learning-tool/

Contributed by Tom Barrett

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Assistant Head Teacher at a large secondary school in County Durham, UK

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