As part of Guildway’s weekly series, we round up the most popular tweets for the past week. These are posts that have gained a high engagement rate on Twitter through retweets and likes. There are plenty of educational technology tools that are featured in this week’s list, such as Google Classroom, NEO, and WordPress, just to name a few. Aside from these tools, there are also other Guildway blog posts that you might want to check, such as our Teacher Essential toolkit, a list of tools you could refer to if you wanted to know the most essential tool for a specific task like lesson planning. Also included in this week’s list are tips to help you pick the to-do app that suits your needs, and recommended screen capture tools for teachers. Also, if you are planning to create a teacher blog, the first decision you will have to make is choosing between a free or a paid platform. We got it covered for you as well!
Here are this week’s top Twitter posts:
- How Learning Objectives Can Actually Make Your Class Fun
- Finding The Right Tools With The Essential Toolkit For Teachers
- How To: Pick The Best To-Do App
- Which Is The Best Screen Capture Tool For Teachers
- I Tested 5 Mind Mapping Tools And Failed Miserably
- End of the Week Roundup of Top Tweets
- Create A Blog: WordPress.com vs WordPress.org
- How Has Google Classroom Improved In The Past Year?
- Weekly Challenges For Teaching With Technology
- Why Ditching Google Classroom For NEO Will Make You Happy
The second part of this series is to feature five education influencers and five of our followers. We have also selected one tweet from each profile. If you are looking for people in the education field who are worth following on Twitter, kindly check the featured influencers for this week in the list below. And, we would like to acknowledge another five of our followers this week for following along.
Giselle Santos (@feedtheteacher)
Article Shared: Can AR/VR Improve Learning? Integrating Extended Reality Into Academic Programs #DLNchat
Stephen Sawchuk (@Stephen_Sawchuk)
Blog Post: Parkland Students Are Still Going Strong. Their Message to Students: Vote
Toby Price (@jedipadmaster)
“Unless you give motivated people something to believe in, something bigger than their job to work toward, they will motivate themselves to find a new job and you’ll be stuck with whoever is left. #StartWithWhy #WhatsYourWhy”
Kevin Malandruccolo (@kmalandruccolo)
Article Shared: How do you improve schools? Start by coaching principals, says new study
Jeff Zoul (@Jeff_Zoul)
“The key to dramatic academic progress is students’ belief in their own ability to do it. The key to believing in their own ability? OUR belief in their ability.”
…Oh, and it’s 100% free!
Learn more & get the activities here: beinternetawesome.withgoogle.com/en/slides ”
Mr. Spencer (@MrSpencerELA)
“Non-readers slide back in their academics by as much as two months over summer. @EverettMASchool Grades 6-8 students need to read one selection from the list or an age-appropriate title of their choice as long as it addresses the question: what is courage? goo.gl/chfFwb ”