A Pep Talk from Kid President to You. Add a Twitter Feed - Working With Google Sites. Want to add a Twitter feed to your web page?
Well, it's going to get a little geeky here, but the end result is well worth it. I learned a lot on the way ;) Here's how... Found a nice tutorial on how to Embed a Twitter Feed on your Google Site. So, rather than re-type all this information, I will just link you ;) Special thanks to Johan Paul for doing this!
However, I have discovered a couple of things about his process that might find helpful: 1. Users, there is a free editor that worked great for me called TextWrangler. 2. In short, the .xml file you create must first be uploaded to a "private" Google account site, copy the link location, then return to your "school" Google account site and use that URL to insert your feed. (Another good reason to have both a personal (private) and school account ;) I have created a video that will review this process if you get into trouble Using Johan' method, you will be inserting a Twitter Feed by using a URL.
Insert a Twitter Feed by URL Important! ? Ok... Resources. Genius Hour / Genius Time / 20% Time: We’ve published a free e-book, “Liberating Genius in the Classroom: The First 20 Days,” to help educators launch passion-based learning via Genius Hour.
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Brand new from Wikispaces. guest Join | Help | Sign In geniushour Home guest| Join | Help | Sign In Turn off "Getting Started" Loading... Internet Catalogue. 6 Tips for Getting Started with Genius Hour. Posted 05/22/2014 2:36PM | Last Commented 02/02/2015 11:36AM Genius hour is a great way to allow students to drive their own personalized instruction but where to begin such a big project?
How to Get Started There are a lot of resources out there already, and most of the teachers that are embarking on this process are willing to share what they have or help you problem solve. Twitter: #geniushour Google+: 20% 20% Time in. Genius Hour - Where Passions Come Alive - Genius Hour. Genius Hour Resources. Genius Hour is a time given during the school day to allow students to follow their passions and learn about topics that interest them.
My gifted 5th graders participate in this project, and present their learning when they are ready. This page is devoted to sharing some of the resources I’ve collected over the past two years with anyone else who is interested in starting a classroom Genius Hour. *As of 1/2/14, you can now download all of my current Genius Hour resources in a bundle on Teachers Pay Teachers for $5. Or, you can still download them separately (for free) by clicking on the links below. My posts on Genius Hour so far (in chronological order from earliest to most recent): The Twenty Percent Project 100 Minutes of Genius Genius Hour Update, Part I Genius Hour Update, Part II Genius Hour Update, Part III Genius Hour 2013, Part I Genius Hour 2013, Part II Next Year Will Be Even Better. Genius Hour Resources.