What Did They Tweet?

June 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 for the last two weeks.

Multimedia Tweets

A site worth bookmarking. 100 Great Tech Talks for Educators. http://bit.ly/bZF3qx

Below is one of the videos, Richard Baraniuk on open-source learning.

Prezi I’ve created for PD on using Twitter for PLN. Any comments welcome! http://bit.ly/bXOTvN #edtech #PLN

Art teachers will love this free program and this is excellent for students creating characters for stop motion films.

Pretty cool ‘How to’ Insert animations in Prezi by Bal√°zs Turai http://bit.ly/dv0zPZ

Resources

Opportunities for Educators

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

  • If you are in the DC area and an educator you will be able to attend the 140 Conference for nearly half the price! Register here! I will post more details about the education panel on this blog!
  • Freelance education bloggers are wanted! You will get paid! Might be nice for extra cash in the summer!More details here!

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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 favorite resource 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

3 comments

  1. Thanks for all the ideas. I am just getting starting with digital storytelling and want to check out prezi.

  2. Thanks for all the great ideas. I am just getting started using prezi and will have to see what I can do.

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