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
#Edtech Quotes in Slides by Langwitches
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.
- You must read these fantastic quotes about the resistance to various technologies, such as ink, through out the years. Shared by @BlairTeach.
- Download free educational posters for your classroom. Tweeted by @CertificateSt.
Opportunities for Educators
Below is a list of great opportunities for free resources and more:
- This week I will be attending the !40 Conference in NYC featuring many education panels and celebrities like MC Hammer. You can join me for free! Visit Jeff Pulver’s post for details on how to win Airfare, Hotel and VIP Access to #140conf in NYC!
- Make a comment and win one of two books, Steve Job’s Presentation Secrets or The World is Open. Tweeted by @SimpleCEO. This ends by April 16th so you have only 2 days. I won a prize from them and you could be the next winner!
- Enter to win a 21st century classroom from Discovery Education! This ends by May 3rd.
- Educators submit your best ideas for teaching technology to win $200 and a Flip Video camera. Tweeted by @weareteachers. This ends by April 27th.
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For more tweets, check out these posts:
- Monthly Best Tweets by Larry Ferlazzo.
- My PLN Says… by Burcu Akyol.
- Monthly Tweets by Karenne Sylvester.
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?