What Did They Tweet?

July 2010 edition of the What Did They Tweet series!

Let’s see what our Personal Learning Network (PLN) tweeted about in education and social media this week.

Tweets


I favorited a YouTube video — Seth Godin on how schools teach kids to aim low http://youtu.be/e5ywUhs1Pn4?a


Hey PLN: Reminder… Ed Open Mic night this Thursday 7PM EST in Elluminate: http://ht.ly/2aOn7 #edopenmic


StoryKit app let’s kids edit classic bks, add narration & share new stories online http://bit.ly/dzJRNr


My first Prezi! If You Give a Teacher Twitter http://prezi.com/p6hzuqbh2exz/if-you-give-a-teacher-twitter/


Pagemodo: Design a #Facebook page for FREE http://bit.ly/9W4O0o


Prezi I created for using Google Docs: http://bit.ly/9obWWg


I favorited a YouTube video — InfoWhelm and Information Fluency http://youtu.be/7ECAVxbfsfc?a


30 Posts About Free Education Technology Tools & Resources http://bit.ly/bCs05k #edtech

Opportunities for Educators

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

  • Have your high school students participate in the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge to win a $50,000 scholarship and $5000 teacher grant! Details here! Tweeted by @DEN. This contest begins August 17, 2010 and ends March 15, 2011.
  • Qwizdom “How Do You Q?” Contest Offers $12,000+ in Technology Prizes! More details here!
  • Be a published by The Guardian! They want educator stories! More info here!
  • Be a Guest Writer for TEFL.net!

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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?


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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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