End of the Week Roundup of Top Tweets

In the following post, we roundup the most popular tweets for the past week as part of Guildway’s weekly series. Educational technology tools such as Google Sites, Google Forms, Schoology, and Orange Slice, are featured in this week’s list. Furthermore, there are other Guildway blog posts that you might be interested such as using the SAMR model to create a strategy in using technology in your classroom, showing interactive videos to boost students engagement, and knowing the key things when choosing the best to-do app. We also got you covered this week with recommended tools for screen capturing and mind mapping. Please check out the rest of the blog posts below.

Here are this week’s top Twitter posts:

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 for this week in the list below. In addition, as our way of saying thank you to our followers for their engagement in our tweets, we would like to acknowledge another five of them this week.

Influencers

Michael Matera‏ (@mrmatera)
“Create powerful conversations in your class that all led by your students… Have a watch and find out how: youtu.be/ZUKzf1ICHwE

Martin Burrett‏ (@ICTmagic)
“A useful little web tool which simulates a solar system allowing users to build their own. ukedchat.com/2017/07/16/sol…

Brad Currie‏ (@TheBradCurrie)
“Issuing a zero is an easy way out for all parties involved. Exhaust all options before, during, and after school. It’s not about teaching someone a life lesson, it’s about promoting the success of each and every student. Keep fighting the good fight!”

Alex Stubenbort‏ (@alexstubenbort)
“Check out my blogpost about some common student complaints and why we shouldn’t be so quick to dismiss them. edtechafterdark.com/blog/2016/06/0…

Kris Szajner‏ (@KSzajner)
“What can you do in your @Seesaw class before school starts?
Read a story
Leave a scavenger hunt clue
Introduce yourself to families
Send a “welcome to your class” picture, video, or letter
Share pictures or a video of your classroom”

Followers

Zoe Gallou‏ (@zgall4)
“Let’s not forget that the Future of our society is sitting Today behind a modest school desk. Happy new school year to all the #teachers and #students. You make a difference.”

Kevin Feramisco (@theteachingjedi)
“My ALL-NEW Short Story #HyperDoc is ready 🙂 docs.google.com/presentation/d…

Daniel Downs, Ed.D.‏ (@danieldowns)
“Interested in Tech Ed Integration?? Check out my blog for inspiration! ift.tt/2k8B7mU

Mrs. Kim Hopkins‏ (@MsKHopkins)
Link to the Tweet: https://twitter.com/MsKHopkins/status/958017550998159361
“We love having visitors in the class – especially 9 week old puppies! So impressed with the way Ss were able to self regulate and handle the puppies in a kind and gentle manner.”

JeremyCD‏ (@JeremyCD)
Link to the Tweet: https://twitter.com/JeremyCD/status/1035558214119514112
“Programming @microbit_edu to radio messages to each other.”

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