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Interview 4 of Twittering for Education

I have really enjoyed watching the amount of school administrators on Twitter increase within the last year. Administrators on Twitter are inspirational. They are great leaders showing their staff by example how to build relationships with parents and students through social media. One of the most inspiring groups that supports administrators on social media is Connected Principals founded by George Couros. Connected Principals is a website where school administrators share collected thoughts about best practices in education. They also tweet these posts, share resources, and support their projects using the hash tag, #CPChat.

Now, they will be hosting an interactive webinar discussion every 4th Sunday of the month on Twitter. Anyone is welcomed to join the live chat, which starts this Sunday, September 26th, at 5:30pm EDT (NYC Time; Check your time zone here). Simply, click this Elluminate Link and login with your name or Twitter name to join the conversation. George Couros, Patrick Larkin, Lyn Hilt, and Dave Meister will be part of the panel which will discuss the following topics:

1. Management vs. Leadership
2. Social Media within schools
3. Staff Professional Development

The panel will also answer audience questions.

Video Interview with George Couros

In this video interview, George Couros, shares the vision behind Connected Principals and what we can expect from the live webinar.

Check out the previous interviews Twittering for Education- Jo and Phil Hart, Twittering for Education- Eric and Melissa Sheninger, and Twittering for Education- Will and Elle Deyamport !

Challenge:

Join the Connected Principals live Elluminate webinar this Sun., Oct. 26th, 5:30pm EDT (NYC time), by clicking on this link, Connected Principals Elluminate Session Link. Check your time zone here.

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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

5 comments

  1. It is so neat that there are such passionate educators and administrators working together to change education. I am so excited for cpchat and sorry I missed it this week. I follow the blog and look forward to the next live chat. Great interview Shelly!
    I really like what George said, “I’m only one voice and one viewpoint, it is important to get a lot of voices and viewpoints”.

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