Twitter Chat: #edbean

For over a year, Edbean has hosted a weekly Twitter chat at #VidEd. The online discussion ran like a book club, basing the chat on a new educational video each week. #VidEd was a lot of fun, and we thank everyone who joined us each week. However, we have decided to change the hashtag and open the discussion to more than just educational videos.  

Join us twice a month (times and dates will be posted), on Tuesday nights at #edbean, as we dive into a variety of interesting educational topics. We are excited to continue the incredible professional development that Twitter offers. Join us for a Tuesday night chat and, please consider joining our growing community here at edbean.com. 

 

 

 

<— Twitter Chat Sessions —>

 

Session 035 – Building Public Speaking Skills

I am a Drama teacher. I work with Middle School students (5th-8th grade) in the art of Theatre. While we do improvisation "games" and theatre exercises, while a lot of what we do may look like "play", make no mistake...my students are learning an invaluable skill. No,...

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Session 034 – Making the Most of Our Jelly Beans…

#Edbean twitter chat will meet September 23, 2014 at 9:00 PM Central Standard time. Effective time use to enhance the experience is our topic tonight. The video below, your life in jelly beans, helps put into perspective the importance of maximizing our time. Life is...

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Session 033 – Strategies for a Successful Start

Welcome to the first #edbean chat of the new school year! We are excited to get started with a great discussion on strategies for beginning the school year off in dynamic and innovative ways. Sure we can pass out our syllabi and talk to the students about rules and...

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Session 032 – End Of The School Year

The end is in sight! However, we are not done, yet. These last few days can either drag on or be a celebration of everything we have accomplished this school year. The end is difficult for everyone. Teachers have less patience. Students have less focus. In this week's...

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Session 031 – Embrace The Near Win

What is the different between success and mastery? In this week's video, Sarah Lewis looks at near wins and almost failures as essential keys to mastery. As educators, we cannot be content for our students to simply be successful on the required tests. Our...

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Session 030 – Our Road Runner Culture

We move at such a fast pace today, we barely have time to breathe. We try to cram more and more into less and less time. "Today, even instant gratifications takes too long." In this week's video, Carl Honore challenges us to slow down. On Tuesday, May 20th at 9pm CST,...

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Session 029 – The Power Of Introverts

Are you a loud and outgoing type of educator? Or are you a reflective and soft-spoken type of educator? Can a person be a mix of both introverted and extroverted qualities? How do our personality and teaching style affect our students and their abilities to learning...

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Session 028 – Everyday Leadership

We have all changed someone's life -- usually without even realizing it. In this funny talk, Drew Dudley calls on all of us to celebrate leadership as the everyday act of improving each other's lives. (Filmed at TEDxToronto). Everyone has potential to be a leader...

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Session 027 – The Independent Project

What does it say about the American educational system, when high school students are forced to create their own school, in order to get the education they desire? Most people agree that there needs to be a dramatic change in our schools. Join #VidEd on Tuesday, April...

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Session 026 – Stop Stealing Dreams

This video asks powerful questions that will make us all think about how education is delivered in the world today. By watching the video, you will have a sense of duty and urgency to change your classroom. Our hope is that the #VidEd community will do their homework...

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