Using Twitter for PE Professional Development


“Is anyone on Twitter in here?”

This is the question that rang out from my colleague¬†Anthony Alexander’s (@EB_CoachA), mouth at our elementary physical education staff meeting. There were about twelve of us there and maybe two hands went up. “Do any of you use Twitter for professional development?” was the next question. The hands went down. What is he talking about?

My hand was not raised. I had chalked up Twitter to a way of stalking celebrities, athletes, and famous people and seeing what they were doing on a daily basis. Who they were with, what they ate, where they partied, etc. I was not interested.

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