Twitter for Connecting Educators

TeacherCast Podcast Episode #76

Jeff sits down with Jerry Blumengarten and Brad Currie to discuss how educators are using Twitter to connect with each other. This podcast was originally recorded in December 2012.

Featured Topics

  • Twitter
  • Social Media in the Classroom
  • Using Twitter Hashtags to your advantage
  • Finding the right Twitter Chat
  • Student Involvement in Social Media
  • Twitter for Students
  • FInding the right technology for the classroom
  • Planning for the future

Featured Guests

Brad Currie is the Dean of Students and Supervisor of Instruction for the Chester School District in Chester, NJ. He is also the co-founder and co-moderator of #Satchat, a weekly Twitter discussion for current and emerging school leaders. Brad is a firm believer in the power of social media as a means to bring all educators together in order to promote the success of all students.

Jerry Blumengarten: I was a Middle School teacher who taught for 32 years in the New York City school system. I was a licensed Social Studies teacher who also taught Language Arts, Science, Math, Computers.. My last 12 years I served as teacher-librarian.  I wrote curriculum for my school district, the NYC Board of Education and Open Doors a school-business partnership.

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