What Did They Tweet?

April 2010 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 in the past two weeks.

Video: Children’s Books on the Ipad

Recently, I saw an Ipad and wasn’t too impressed until I read @KevinRose’s tweet showing a kid’s book on the IPad. Perhaps, students will have textbooks one day that resemble this?

#Edtech Quotes in Slides by Langwitches

Sylvia Tolisano, @Langwitches has an amazing collection of quotes dealing with technology on her Flickr page!

TED Talk by Adora Svitak: The World Needs Childish Thinking

@RMByrne has one of the best blogs featuring free technology resources for teachers. He recently posted this TED Talk given by the youngest TED Talk presenter. Be inspired by the video below and visit Richard Byrne’s Free Technology for Teachers blog for more valuable resources.

Video Spoof: How to Make One

@Bethanyvsmith shared this fantastic Youtube video of a math teacher bringing some fun to his lectures! You can make one of these videos just watch the how to video below. Make sure to click the boxes within the video to view his other videos.

Resources

Opportunities for Educators

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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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