Staffrm: Connect, Learn, Share.

I’ve just come across Staffrm after clicking through on an article on twitter. From a first impression, it looks like a web 2.0 social network for teachers. According to the welcome page, Staffrm is:

 the new professional network for educators passionate about their work. A vibrant and friendly community where you can connect with the teachers who inspire you around the things that you’re interested in.

Or, a collective space for teachers to share and discuss ideas about their practice. A virtual staff room, minus some vowels. Staffrm’s FAQ describes the site as a “social enterprise” created by teacher and social-entrepreneur Peps Mccrea. I decided to take a look.

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