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.


Opportunities for Educators

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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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