What Did They Tweet?

St. Patty’s 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 these past 2 weeks. Oh and don’t forget to wear green, today! Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Video: Steve Jobs: How to Live Before You Die

Currently, I am reading The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs: How to Be Insanely Great in Front of Any Audience by Carmine Gallo which I won from Simple K12 website. I entered one of the contests I list at the end of my blog. They are free! Therefore,  I found this inspirational video which was shared by @janetbianchini very timely.

Wallwisher + Photobabble Tip!

@Ij64 shared useful insight on creating photos that talk for lessons in his post, Talking Photos: Fotobabble and Wallwisher. Below is the example, but make sure to visit the post for the great instructions.

How to Make Powerful PowerPoint Presentations

@Sethdickens created this fantastic presentation which encouraged me to create a PowerPoint with no bullets. My presentation in Greece this past weekend was very successful and I am happy that I found this resource by reading @janetbianchini‘s post, Using PowerPoint to Liberate Myself!

View more presentations from Seth dickens.

Your Body as a Touch Screen

Usually, I don’t share my finds but I think you will love this video about our bodies being touch screens, which I found in the article, Skinput Turns Your Skin Into A Touchscreen (VIDEO): Tap Your Arm To Control Your Gadgets.

Plan to Save the World via Ed

@monk51295 and her students created this great video they will share with the President.

Resources

Opportunities for Educators

Below is a list of great opportunities for free resources 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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