Digiteen - Digitween. Kids These Days! – The Principal of Change. I was setting up to speak this morning, and this wonderful young lady came up to me, unable to contain her excitement and said, “Oh!
You are George Couros! You are my teacher’s hero!” I lost my breath and was honoured by her kind words, her not knowing how much she filled my bucket. I then asked her if it was okay to get a selfie and send it to her teacher. She said yes, and we then said hi to her teacher: As a show of my gratitude, I asked her if she was okay to deliver a signed book to her teacher.
It made me tear up…what a wonderful student. Skyler then went on to introduce me to the audience, and was very well spoken, articulate, and just had so much enthusiasm. After that, I asked her if she would help sell books with me. Bunhead With Duct Tape: Making Learning Stick - Blog. Teacher Tech. 44 Essential Twitter Hashtags Every Author Should Know. Authors need to know more about Twitter than how to get started.
Used correctly, Twitter hashtags are one of the best ways to connect with industry experts, readers, and other authors. Used incorrectly, it’s just another way to waste your precious time. And you dear author, do not have time to waste. If you’ve used the social network for any length of time, you’ve seen hashtags floating around at the tail end of the 140 character tweets. Here’s what you need to know to use them well.
Hashtags are used for: Indexing emotions (#Vague #OhNoHeDidnt)Identifying a Brand (#Ferrari)Recommending a Product (#BestRead)Connecting with like-minded people (#MemoirChat)Finding Experts (#AskAgent) Some Twitter hashtags are easy to understand. If you don’t know what a certain hashtag is, you can look it up on TagDef. Here’s our list of essential Twitter Hashtags. Connect With Other Authors – Connect By Book Genre – . Get Industry Information – Get Your Creative Juices Flowing Connect With Readers. TES (Wikispaces, Blendspace, TES Resources) - Jobs: Content Analyst - Apply online. TES is looking for Content Analysts to help our large audience of teachers share, sell, and find high-quality and high-value teaching resources on TES Resources.
About us TES USA, based in San Francisco, encompasses Wikispaces, Blendspace, and TES Resources. We are part of TES Global, based in London, and together we serve over 6.7 million teachers, giving them the tools to be the very best that they can be. We are a small, smart, fast-moving team where you'll play a huge part in the success of our mission and our business. We're proud to build web applications used by millions of real people every month. What you'll do TES Resources is home to more than 775,000 individually crafted teaching resources developed by teachers for teachers. Who you are This is a great role for an ex-teacher or for people who have worked with teachers and understand their needs and motivations. Inquiry-based Learning - About Us. Digital Tools. 5 Awesome Resources for Badges in the Classroom.
Engaging Learners through Digital Storytelling: 40+ Resources & Tips. 20+ Storybook Creation Tools and Apps. Part of the Cool Sites series!
“It’s like everyone tells a story about themselves inside their own head. Always. All the time. That story makes you what you are. We build ourselves out of that story.” ~ Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind We learn through the process of storytelling. Storybook Creation Webtools Zooburst- My favorite storybook creation tool. Storybook Creation Apps Storypanda- Features books with tap, swipe, and drag. Check out over 50 of my bookmarks on PearlTrees. Challenge: Try any of these tools with your students and share what occurred. Choose Your Own Adventure. Websites Of The Year. These “The Best…” lists highlight what I think are the best educational websites.
This page provides a chronological list based on the date I posted them. Please note, though, that I continually update and revise them. The My Best Of page on this blog separates these posts by category (Social Studies, Science, etc.). All these sites can also be found on my website, along with thousands of other categorized links. You can also visit The Best Websites page on my website to see the growing number of student self-access versions that are available now. I also go back during the year to update each list with new sites I find that I think deserve to be on them. So far, I’ve compiled: The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education — 2007 The Best Web 2.0 Applications for ESL/EFL Learners — 2007 The Best Online Learning Games — 2007 The Best Internet Sites For English Language Learners — 2007 The Best Social Studies Websites — 2007 The Best Search Engines For ESL/EFL Learners — 2007 Best “Tweets” Of 2009.