My Town Tutors, specifically @mytowntutursNW is committing to the idea that less is more on twitter. My Town Tutors values teachers, parents, and great resources for education.
@mytowntutursNW will follow one account per week for the next year starting on August 4th, 2013. To see our most recent list please visit our 1st 52 Page. We hope parents and teachers find these resources useful.
#1 Twitter Account for Teachers
@NEAToday (74,000 followers) – The National Education Association, the nation’s largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. Washington DC · nea.org
We selected the @NEAToday for the following reasons:
- We believe 100% in their vision: “a great public school for every student.”
- Their mission is critical for our nation: “Our mission is to advocate for education professionals and to unite our members and the nation to fulfill the promise of public education to prepare every student to succeed in a diverse and interdependent world.”
- The NEA has a long history of “crusading for the rights of all educators and children. because we understand their commitment to teachers and students” since 1857.
- They have great lesson plans for teachers! Teaching is a challenging profession. The experience and expertise of others is such a huge help to all teachers!
- They have great ideas for classroom management! Classroom management is a huge challenge for many teachers. The advice and tips can make a huge difference in the school year.
- The NEA provides advice and support that is a so useful to rookie and veteran teachers!
- The NEA has great events like Read Across America, National Teacher Day, and American Education Week.
- The NEA acknowledges every day educators making a difference as Classroom Heroes.
- The NEA has a great on-line toolkit for educators.
- The NEA has so many ways to connect: facebook, twitter, youtube, pinterest, and instagram.