I always enjoy working with colleagues. It’s even more fun when they are not from my department in my high school (Science, Chemistry).
This time, I had the pleasure of working with some of the members of the English department. I know most of them quite well, but rarely get the chance to work with them on a professional level. I was asked to serve as a judge for the ‘Twitterary Contest’. Every year, the English department encourages students to contribute works to the annual Literary Journal. This time, a new category was created: creative tweets, tweeted to the Massey Literary Journal twitter account.
We were asked to rank them according to two criteria: creativity and content (there was a bit more to it than that, but not important for this blog post).
I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Not only was it fun to read the tweets (and see what creative high school students can do with 140 characters), but the fun I had with my English department colleagues was, well, fun!
Here are the ten tweets that we judged to be the best of those submitted: