In the following post, we roundup our top tweets this week as part of Guildway’s weekly series. The Guildway blog posts that are featured in this week’s list include our teacher’s toolkit to help you enhance your productivity and teaching techniques, recommended word cloud makers that are best for the classrooms, and ways to make students happier through gamification. If you are interested in other topics, please check out the rest of the blog posts below.
Here are this week’s top Twitter posts:
- End of the Week Roundup of Top Tweets
- How To: Students Create Word Cloud Arguments
- Teacher Essential Toolkit
- Why Periscope Is Not Perfect For Schools
- 3 Ways Gamification Will Make Your Students Happy
- Schoology: A Response to “What Was The Homework?”
- 5 Word Cloud Makers For Classrooms
- Here Is Why Your Classroom Reality Is Broken
- Google Meet: Here Is What Teachers Need To Know
- How Learning Objectives Can Actually Make Your Class Fun
The second part of this series is we are featuring 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 this week in the list below. Furthermore, we are acknowledging another five of our followers for following us.
Mary Beth Hertz (@mbteach)
“My Experiment with a Digital Blackout” by Laura Blankenship link.medium.com/MFsVt6jVwV @lblanken I showed my students Cal Newport’s talk & it had a big impact. Super important for us to consider this with our kids.
Matt Gomez (@mattBgomez)
Link to the Tweet: https://twitter.com/mattBgomez/status/1107835709774278656
As close to the “silver bullet” in education as you are going to get
Tom Murray (@thomascmurray)
Link to the Tweet: https://twitter.com/thomascmurray/status/1137363828256268288
EDUCATORS: Digital does NOT equal quality. What’s often glorified on social media is low-level pedagogy. Technology is a tool – an ACCELERATOR, not the learning goal. The tool can amplify opportunities and depth or speed up the rate of failure.
Lisa Highfill (@lhighfill)
Beginnings and endings leave the strongest impact for learning (NeuroTeach) How are you reflecting on a yr of learning? Here is a collection of EndOfYear HyperDocs. wakelet.com/wake/09b8d8d4-… May not be your gr level-They are meant to be copied/edited/revised to fit your Ss needs
Erin Mayer (@Erinsmayer)
Just made my 1st podcast for Ss. They will have choice between digital text, paper & podcast. Curious to see their choices. “How do insects make sound?” /anchor.fm/erin-mayer/epi… Thanks @BoulderMai for the intro to @anchor
Marci Karoll (@MarciKar)
Thank you @catlyn_Tucker at @SchoologyNEXT
ADVICE FOR TEACHERS
~Think BIG start Small
~Be patient with yourself
~Celebrate and learn from mistakes
~Use Technology to replace and improve
~Build your PLN to continue Learning
~Don’t make decisions from a place of fear!!
Allison Petersen (@alcp)
20% of students are effected by dyslexia – that means 1 in every 5 students in your classroom. You need to read this article and then read this book to learn more!! #educoach #edchat #literacy twitter.com/edutopia/statu…
Glen Irvin Flores (@irvspanish)
If you are a long time @Schoology user….you know we have waited for this day to arrive. The ability to Individually Assign Folders is here!!! True personalized learning!! Check out my quick video here youtu.be/Cjs-Vq_IPYg