This is a bad sign.
I have over 5,300 followers on Twitter.
Why? I assume they have bad taste and not enough hobbies, but that’s another blog.
Most people seem to follow because occassionally I will comment on education topics (mostly I provide updates on Buddy the Dog, my new TV show, and express my anger that our next President may be named Newt).
My followers include college students, teachers, principals, assistant principals, superintendents, and parents.
I just about forgot… nearly 73% of my Twitter followers are hardcore gangbangers who are doing time in federal prison (and I would like to add… for crimes they didn’t commit)
What bothers me about this situation isn’t the drug trafficking across state lines, but the fact that I have exactly 0 Twitter followers who are College Education Professors.
Yes, I said 0 (typed… whatever).
Wouldn’t you think someone… somewhere… would be a college professor with time on their hands who might want to follow other educators on Twitter?
It worries me that the people teaching the next generation of teachers and administrators may not be using technology at the same rate as other educators.
And more importantly, students.
Since there is always room for more followers, you can find me @principalspage.