As part of Guildway’s weekly series, we roundup the top tweets in this post. Educational technology tools such as Pear Deck, Orange Slice, Schoology, and Google Forms, are featured in this week’s list. In addition, there are also other Guildway blog posts that you might want to check such as how playing games can make students happier, why blogging will make you a better teacher, and using the SAMR model to help teachers come up with strategies for using technology in the classroom. Please check out the rest of the blog post below.
Here are this week’s top Twitter posts:
- 4 Common Teaching Problems of Direct Instruction & Pear Deck
- End of the Week Roundup of Top Tweets
- Increase Your Efficiency In Grading Students’ Assignments Using Orange Slice
- Schoology: A Response to “What Was The Homework?”
- How To: Easily Organize Your Course Using Schoology
- Is Classroom Technology Working? Student Data Suggests Yes!
- 3 Ways Gamification Will Make Your Students Happy
- 11 Ways A Blog Will Make You A Better Teacher
- New Grading Features of Google Forms
- This Is What Your Awesome Technology Strategy Should Look Like: SAMR
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. Furthermore, we are acknowledging another five of our followers for following us and for their engagement in our tweets.
Gary King (@Gary_S_King)
Link to the Tweet: https://twitter.com/Gary_S_King/status/962256002421870593
“I think its worth reminding ourselves; what’s the purpose of observing colleagues teach or being observed ourselves? It’s all about developing practice on our terms. As soon as it becomes judgemental and high stakes it will not serve any purpose.”
Kathi Kersznowski (@kerszi)
“Have U started #LearningInTheLoo at your school? I began this movement years ago, and now I see it happening in Canada, Mexico, & Europe! (Sometimes called #PottyPD or #ToiletTalk) Here’s a Padlet I created where fans from around the world are sharing: padlet.com/kerszi/Learnin…”
The Tatted Teacher (@english_maven)
“Convo earlier today: “If a teacher says you have 24 hours in a day, you can bet they don’t value your time.” I was speechless. And, unfortunately, I agree. Kids have a life outside of school, and for them to value our time in class, we need to value THEIR time outside of class”
Dr. Brad Gustafson (@GustafsonBrad)
Link to the Tweet: https://twitter.com/GustafsonBrad/status/1017151026099638272
“If sharing the books we love is the heart of literacy, providing students time to read books they’ve selected is the soul.”
Coach Ben (@cogswell_ben)
“Trying to start the day by emptying our students cup.
@kindrockets are working on expressing our feelings and being aware of them. Hope this @Seesaw activity helps! goo.gl/GBjFvW”
Joi Chimera (@JoiNTech716)
Link to the Tweet: https://twitter.com/JoiNTech716/status/1054353516230307842
“These 7th grade Ss are creating picture books to teach life lessons using @BookCreatorApp”
Megan Flaherty Hall (@mflahertyhall)
“Digital citizenship is not a list of don’ts. It’s a list of dos.”
“Your LMS is more than just a way to track attendance and grades
Learn how to use this technology for collaboration, and how it can positively impact your classroom, school, and district. https://t.co/rFoV9zlBbJ”