What Did They Tweet?

February’s 2nd edition of the What Did They Tweet weekly series!

Let’s see what our Personal Learning Network (PLN) tweeted about in education and social media this week.

Mashable’s TED Channel

@Luis2010 posted Mashable’s news that they now have a TED channel. Through the channel, I discovered Isabel Allende’s beautiful video about the power of passionate people.

Infographic: Real-World Applications of the Elements

@Angelamaiers shared this incredible infographic about the real world applications of the elements. Find more information about this infographic on this blog post. The entire infographic can be viewed and magnified to share with your students. Do you know which of these elements is used in toothpaste?

METC Presentation: Extreme Lesson Web 2.0 Makeover

@SYWTT tweeted this post by Angela Maiers who presented at the METC Conference this week. In Angela’s post, Live Stream at METC, she provides several resources to follow the great presentations. One of these is METC’s SlideShare channel where I found Darren Kuropatwa’s presentation, Extreme Web 2.0 Lesson Makeover.

Opportunities for Educators

Below is a list of great opportunities for free resources, webinars, and more:

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Challenge:

Share one of these resources with another educator not on Twitter. Then tell them you got the tip from educators on Twitter!

What was your best find on Twitter this week?


Shelly Terrell

Shelly Sanchez Terrell (@ShellTerrell) is an award winning digital innovator, an international speaker/consultant, and the author of Hacking Digital Learning with EdTech Missions, The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers, and Learning to Go. She has trained teachers and taught English language learners in over 20 countries as an invited guest expert by organizations, like the US Embassy, UNESCO Bangkok, Cultura Inglesa of Brazil, the British Council in Tel Aviv, IATEFL Slovenia, HUPE Croatia, ISTEK Turkey, and Venezuela TESOL. She has been recognized by several organizations and publications as a leader in the movement of teacher driven professional development as the founder and organizer of various online conferences, Twitter chats, and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Two of the projects she co-organized were shortlisted for ELTons, #ELTChat and the Virtual Round Table Language and Technology online conference. She was named Woman of the Year by the National Association of Professional Women, awarded a Bammy Award as a founder of #Edchat, and named as one of the 10 Most Influential People in EdTech by Tech & Learning. Her greatest joy is being the mother of baby Savannah and Rosco the pug. Shelly has an Honors BA in English with a Minor in Communication and a specialization in Electronic Media from UTSA, a Masters in Curriculum Instruction ESL from the University of Phoenix, and a CELTA from CELT Athens. She regularly shares her tips for effective technology integration via Twitter (@ShellTerrell), Facebook.com/ShellyTerrell, and on her blog, TeacherRebootCamp.com, which has won several awards and recognitions as one of the top ESL, Edtech and Elearning blogs. Find over 400 of her slide presentations at https://www.slideshare.net/ShellTerrell/presentations

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