What Did They Tweet?

March’s 1st 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.

Flash Version of Bloom’s Taxonomy

Click on the picture below to visit two amazing flash tutorials on designing activities based on Bloom’s Taxonomy. You can also download the files for educational purposes. This was tweeted by @pgsimoes, @steelepierce, @nashworld.

Click here to visit Flash tutorials!

TED: The World Needs All Kinds of Minds

@Colonelb tweeted this TED video by Temple Grandin who was diagnosed with autism as a child and is now giving a TED talk. I enjoyed what she says about appreciating student differences.

Student Created Acceptable Cell Phone Use Rules

I love the way that @InnovativeEdu used Wallwisher to have students create rules for using cell phones in the classroom. This post was shared by @EdTechSandyK.

Free E-book on Digital Storytelling

Download @langwitches‘ free e-book, Digital Storytelling Tools for Educators. This was shared by @Barbsaka and @Annapires.

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Animated History Maps

@Retorta shared this link where you can find 17 free interactive history maps. A voice narrates the events that are shown on each map. Click the map below to visit an interactive map explaining the US territorial expansion from 1790 to 1861.

http://www.the-map-as-history.com/demos/tome07/index.php

Resources

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 is a teacher trainer, instructional designer, adjunct professor, and the author of The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers: Small Steps to Transform Your Teaching and Learning to Go: Lesson Ideas for Teaching with Mobile Devices, Cell Phones and BYOT. She has been recognized by the ELTon Awards, The New York Times, the Ministry of Education in Spain, and Microsoft’s Heroes for Education as an innovator in the movement of teacher-driven professional development and education technology. Recently, she was named Woman of the Year 2014 by Star Jone’s National Association of Professional Women and awarded a Bammy Award as a founder of #Edchat, the Twitter chat that spurred over 400 teacher chats. She has trained teachers and taught learners in over 25 countries and has consulted with organizations worldwide such as UNESCO Bangkok, The European Union aPLaNet Project, Cultura Iglesa of Brazil, the British Council in Tel Aviv, IATEFL Slovenia, HUPE Croatia, and VenTESOL. She shares regularly via TeacherRebootCamp.com, Twitter (@ShellTerrell), and Facebook.com/shellyterrell. Her greatest joy is being the mother of Rosco the pug.

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