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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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 these past two weeks.

Tweets


“Clay Shirky: How cognitive surplus will change the world | Video on TED.com” http://j.mp/bsNyS3


Just uploaded ‘Towards Open & Connected Learning’ to SlideShare. http://slidesha.re/dfrMGH


The Most Life-Affirming TED Talk of All, For Some: LEGO For Grownups [Ted] #gizmodo http://viigo.im/41e7


Here’s a sneak preview of my Digital Tribes slideset: http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.com/2010/06/digital-tribes.html #alctmu


New Live Binder: Evidence of Learning 2.0 http://livebinders.com/play/play_or_edit/18793 Still adding to this, but much to share already!


@ShellTerrell Any ideas for my Wallwisher page? http://bit.ly/bMBmqf Use my Wallwisher to add any. Getting creative in my old age!


Mike’s & others’ curated apps lists from #ISTE10 http://www.appolicious.com/curated-apps/802-mikes-iste-2010-picks


100 Inspiring Ways to Use Social Media In the Classroom http://bit.ly/dweUCN

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!

If you enjoy this series, you may want to subscribe for FREE to receive regular updates!

For more tweets, check out these posts:

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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What Did They Tweet?

Last Week of 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.

Tweets


Retweeting @stevehargadon: Ways to participate remotely if you can’t attend #ISTE10 in person: http://tinyurl.com/39ur258 #yam


@ShellTerrell @mrspal If you liked the vid w/ Nick Vujicic, you have to check out his short film “The Butterfly Circus” http://bit.ly/PqejQ


Why I Returned My iPad – Harvard Business Review “Being bored is a precious thing, a state of mind we should pursue.” http://bit.ly/biCTjp


Here is a jeopardy prezi. change out the questions and answers as needed. http://ow.ly/21uKT #edchat #edtech


I was just wondering about this RT @jackiegerstein: #ISTE10 Daily Twitter Newpaper – Sunday, June 20 http://bit.ly/cTpdbk


“How to embed a Google (Docs) Form in #Moodle” (video) by the wonderful @howen http://bit.ly/dslkCs


@ShellTerrell @mike08 add “pwn” b4 youtube.com in url. great way to covert to mp3. ex: w w w .pwnyoutube.com/videoURL (use dirpy) #edtech


Very cool service. http://packrati.us Automatically bookmark tweeted URLs #edchat #edtech


You CAN Handle Them All! A Guide to Handing 117 Misbehaviors at School and at Home http://bit.ly/6lHxrv #ntchat #discipline


@ShellTerrell i just wrote a post on the virtual world and real tears http://ow.ly/20jVX can’t delete cyberbullies #edchat

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.
  • Freelance education bloggers are wanted! You will get paid! Might be nice for extra cash in the summer!More details here!

If you enjoy this series, you may want to subscribe for FREE to receive regular updates!

For more tweets, check out these posts:

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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What Did They Tweet?

2nd Week of 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.

Multimedia Tweets


“It Doesn’t Hurt to Reflect on Your Life Every Now and Then| The Committed Sardine” http://j.mp/cCHFaK <~amazing video!


To share with your seniors, the last 18 years in rap http://vimeo.com/12103191

The Last 18 Years In Rap from Week in Rap on Vimeo.


RT @esolcourses: Edtech Song – The Remix… Fabulous New Animated Video Version – go check it out! http://bit.ly/d4saXS #edtech #elt #esl :)


Wow! Best description of PLN ever from @skipvia http://bit.ly/cHtgRl. Found it at http://edupln.ning.com.


This video has been added to the post, 19 Resources About Personal Learning Networks (PLNs).


@ShellTerrell #30goals hoping to add 15 bids to www.learnitin5.com.


This video has been added to the Voki resources on the Technology for Kids Wiki.

Resources

Opportunities for Educators

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

If you enjoy this series, you may want to subscribe for FREE to receive regular updates!

For more tweets, check out these posts:

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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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 Balázs 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!

If you enjoy this series, you may want to subscribe for FREE to receive regular updates!

For more tweets, check out these posts:

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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